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New shoes for running & P90X
Sunday, February 26, 2012      5 comments

I've been told that I drank from the toe-shoe koolaid. Hope it wasn't too sugary -- I'm trying to cut down! ... Read more
Friday, January 27, 2012      4 comments

One of the emails I received from SP today contained a link to this article: No Pain = Big Gain www.sparkpeople.com/reso
id=508 . I appreciate such reminders. Though I've been following along... Read more
Double check your labels!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      7 comments

I was a little upset earlier this evening when I was putting my whey protein container back in the pantry. The nutrition label caught my eye and I had to do a double-take. I picked the container back up and headed straight to my computer, logg... Read more
60 Day P90X Results (measurements)
Saturday, January 21, 2012      7 comments

Haven't taken pictures yet but I'm liking my results so far. Can't wait to see the picture results! I started Phase 3 this morning with ARX, which is still kicking my ... Read more
Merry Christmas, Sparkers!
Sunday, December 25, 2011      4 comments

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Two weeks of P90X
Sunday, December 04, 2011      11 comments

Sort of. The first week was awesome. I did every workout when I was supposed to (I did cut yoga short). I even did Kenpo on Thanksgiving morning! And I love using my new HRM to show my max and average heart rates, especially showing my... Read more
Pre-P90X Fit Test
Sunday, November 20, 2011      4 comments

I did the fit test on Friday night, passing everything except for pull-ups and wall squat. (My quads were tired and a bit sore from a JM 30DS workout in the morning and a noon run. I re-did the wall squat on Saturday and am using that as my st... Read more
I DID IT!! I reached my Fall Challenge Goal!
Saturday, November 19, 2011      8 comments

My 5% Fall Challenge goal was 6.6 pounds. I lost 7.1! emoticon ... Read more
Fall Challenge Measurement Results
Friday, November 18, 2011      8 comments

From September 24 to November 18, 2011 Measurements decreased all around! I actually do measurements just about every week, but for the challenge I took the official measurements in centimeters and then converted them to inches. My result... Read more
Fall Challenge, Winter Challenge, Running, and Workouts
Thursday, November 17, 2011      8 comments

The Fall Challenge ends on Saturday. I am looking forward to the final weigh-in, where I may or may not have met the 5% goal. It'll be close! I signed up for the Winter 5% Challenge today. The past 8 weeks have been really helpful in mot... Read more
I'm a runner! Really... I am!!
Friday, October 28, 2011      7 comments

Monday I wasn't feeling well, so didn't run. Wednesday morning, even though it was below 30*F, I took my dogs out for my first workout of C25K week 9... Before I left, I forgot to change the timer on my watch so it was still at 28 minutes. ... Read more
Today's Healthy Reflections
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      2 comments

Life is not a 'brief candle.' It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the next generation. - George Bernard Shaw, Irish critic and playwright This quote hits home to me toda... Read more
We are flying sweep!
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      7 comments

I started riding a motorcycle this year. Before I took my beginner's training class (highly recommended), I joined an online forum for riders in my area. They often post group rides that anyone can join... so long as they agree to follow the 'ru... Read more
IOU Six Seconds
Saturday, October 08, 2011      8 comments

Thursday night I missed my son's phone call from Kuwait. My husband got to talk to him for an hour, and let me know in the morning that he would be calling again to talk with me. I posted a blog about my disappointment in missing him yesterday ... Read more
Missed Phone Call
Friday, October 07, 2011      7 comments

I went to bed last night later than usual, around 10:30pm. This morning, my husband told me that our eldest had called around 11. ... Read more

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