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Tips from one of the star
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      2 comments

I copied the bullet points from the article which is so encouraging and inspiring for me to get with the program, any program and get rid the junk. #10 is what I need to focus on
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Notes on Heavy, an A&E show
Saturday, September 06, 2014      5 comments

It seems like it has been a while since I last posted a blog and as I am typing I am watching an episode of Heavy. It is causing me to reevaluate what do I really want in terms of health and fitness. I definitely know that I am in control of wha... Read more
Ha! I took 1st place in age division in the 5k
Tuesday, August 26, 2014      12 comments

My granddaughter, daughter, and I ran a 5k on Saturday and both my granddaughter and I took home a medal for 1st in our age division. But when I looked at the times, I saw I was the only one in my age group. It was not my best time, but it ... Read more
Wednesday, August 20, 2014      4 comments

stag┬Ěnant [stag-nuhnt] ADJECTIVE 1. not flowing or running, as water, air, etc. 2. stale or foul from standing, as a pool of water. 3. characterized by lack of development, advancement, or progressive movement: a stagnant economy. 4.... Read more
I want ice cream!
Wednesday, August 13, 2014      7 comments

My grandson wanted ice cream for breakfast. So, I mashed a frozen banana, added some peanut butter, and then mixed in some malt-o-meal. As for as he was concerned, he had "ice cream" for breakfast. ... Read more
Three county fairs...and a solution to a craving
Sunday, August 10, 2014      4 comments

and I only gave in to temptation at the first one, but that was because I was hungry when I went. However, since most of the foods were deep fried it was easy to resist when I thought about the price and what I was really paying for, deep fried ... Read more
What?! No chocolate chip cookie trees?
Saturday, July 26, 2014      4 comments

Below is an excerpt from the introductory pages of The Health Promoting Cookbook by Alan Goldhamer, D.C. I just had to share because it is helping me realize that if I am going to be successful in eating healthy, I also need to create an environ... Read more
I just got up and ran...
Friday, July 25, 2014      4 comments

WOW! I was doing some exercises last night after the grandchildren went home and after I was warmed up a bit I noticed there was still about 1/2 hour of daylight. So, I put on my running shoes and ran down the road to the neighbors driveway (3/4... Read more
94 years young
Friday, July 18, 2014      8 comments

I volunteer as a meal coordinator for a program where groups come in and prepare a meal for the community and last night I had the pleasure of working with one of the members who told me he was 94 years old. I was so impressed. This man loo... Read more
Jessica Smith TV Workouts
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      7 comments

I found Jessica Smith's workout channel on youtube and I am hooked. OMG! These are some really great exercise routines that can be done at home with very little space and minimal equipment.
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Why do I want to eat healthy?
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      2 comments

I seem to be giving in to temptation day after day and it is starting to annoy me. I know better; I know that the food industry creates combinations that will cause me to eat, eat and then eat some more. Here, I am referring to that small bag o... Read more
It is not the food we eat...
Thursday, July 10, 2014      3 comments

The other day I was staying at a hotel and had the opportunity to watch some television shows. I do not receive any of the networks at home. I have no idea what channel or show I was watching but I stopped at one that declared the real reason fo... Read more
10k Race Results
Sunday, July 06, 2014      5 comments

70:28, not as good as I was hoping for but it was sunny and humid and felt very hot on the road. A lot of the route was shade but those stretches in the sun made a miserable run. This was my 4th year at this race and this route sort of by-... Read more
Eating healthy
Friday, July 04, 2014      7 comments

I had a conversation with my hubby the other day and he remarked at how healthy he eats and I replied that he does not eat healthy. His response was that while he does not eat as healthy as I do, he eats better than most people. Since when... Read more
5k race results
Monday, June 30, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday, my granddaughter (age 12) and I ran a 5k and we both beat our goal times. She had a goal of 31 minutes and crossed the finish line at 30:19. I had a goal of 34 minutes because I had been ill earlier in the week and did not run as part... Read more

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