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Food, food, food. It's all about logging!
Thursday, May 19, 2016      6 comments

Finally the birthdays at our house are over and I can reel it all back in. Because, boy howdy, I let out some slack! I kept up the exercise because that is already fixed into my schedule. Got to get strict. Food is my biggest challenge. Any advi... Read more
Mother's Day Shine
Sunday, May 08, 2016      2 comments

Yippee!! I finally got my Misfit Shine for Mother's Day. I've been wanting one for a long time because it will track swimming. I have had a Spark Activity Tracker for a long time which I really like. For now I plan to use both. When I get a bet... Read more
Always Looking for the Sweet Spot (and I don't mean the donut shop)
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      2 comments

Sometimes I get really tired of logging every little thing. Logging my daily food and exercise isn't so bad because of all the nifty electronic trackers. But last month I was completely overwhelmed by the tracking at my gym and on my sparkteam... Read more
When you visualize about the future you, what do you see?
Saturday, February 13, 2016      6 comments

Do you see yourself WEARING a coveted new outfit? Do you see yourself DOING an activity you previously couldn't? Do you see yourself BEING embraced by a loved one? I find visualization difficult. At this stage, I take someone else's ... Read more
Stand Tall, Walk Tall
Thursday, February 11, 2016      6 comments

Lately I have been trying to pay more attention to my posture. As I walk through my neighborhood, I watch for my shadow. Am I leaning too far forward? Are my shoulders hunched? As my body tires, I take a moment to roll back my shoulders, re-... Read more
I'm gonna sleep well tonight ...
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      5 comments

Had a great swim today. One of my swim buddies (a retired navy seal) was sweet enough to swim at my pace and workout with me. He kept me moving and focused. Did you have a good workout today?... Read more
Don't gotta go fast, just gotta go!
Monday, February 08, 2016      6 comments

I've been stiff all morning but I went on my 3 mile walk anyway. Everybody, just keep moving!... Read more
Never been much of a blogger...
Monday, February 01, 2016      5 comments

I've never been much of a blogger nor do I spend much time (if any) chatting online. But, I need some inspiration and I'm hoping some special sparkers can help me. My goal this month is to try to be more active on sparkpeople, make some connec... Read more
Today Diamond Head, Tomorrow the World!
Monday, February 16, 2009      0 comments

I had been dreading the climb up Diamond Head. You see, I had climbed it several years ago on a hot summer day. It wasn't easy and there we lots of people which made me feel rushed. After climbing a couple hundred steps, the dark muggy tunnel... Read more