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The Importance of Teammates
Saturday, November 19, 2011      3 comments

Let's face it: Holidays are TOUGH! We're around other people all the time and there's food EVERYWHERE, and it's harder to feel in control of what we eat and what we do. We're back to being the minority where everyone around us is eating whateve... Read more
Gearing up for the Holidays
Monday, November 14, 2011      2 comments

I have begun putting on my battle gear for the holidays, which are fast approaching. My problems generally begin with Halloween, so this year, I joined Weight Watchers the week prior to Halloween, with the idea that having to face a group of peo... Read more
Coming through, Self - Get out of my way!
Sunday, June 26, 2011      2 comments

I did a lot of self Spring Cleaning this year. Hesitantly, I ultimately decided to see a doctor because of how fast my weight was increasing. My cholesterol was fine, my BP was 117/76 (which, for my weight... I have no idea how that happened, ... Read more
Realizations about the environment factor
Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

Lately, I've found myself not able to sleep very well again (I used to have insomnia and every once in a while, it flairs up), and I've found that I am more and more generally stressed out about things. I've tried, on numerous occasions, to fig... Read more
It's a New Year! Time to get fired up!
Sunday, January 02, 2011      2 comments

Last year started off really well. In the middle of January, I made the following 2010 resolutions: 1. To Walk at least 1,000 miles before December 31, 2010 - walked 998.4 miles in 2010 (almost!!) 2. To join a graded swim class (I say... Read more
Falling, Standing, Falling, Standing
Monday, September 20, 2010      4 comments

I fell off. I won't make excuses, and I can't take back the fact, but over the past few months, for a variety of reasons, I fell off the health wagon. I haven't been walking as much (still walking - just not as much), and I haven't been tracking... Read more
Stepping it Up - Where I've Been Walking
Thursday, April 15, 2010      2 comments

It's been a while since my last "virtual walk" update (and a couple people keep asking me, "so where are you now?"), so I thought I should post an update to let people know what I've been up to in the walking department. I promised to have this ... Read more
4/6/10
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      1 comments

I have two blogs I have to write this week: a virtual walk update, as I've been asked by three people to do so (and I am happy to do so, don't get me wrong - I will get it done this week), and a Try, Try Again mapping directions blog for our Tea... Read more
My Homework
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      3 comments

One of my New Year's Resolutions was to join and successfully complete a graded swimming course. I did join a swimming course, and our first written homework assignment was to list our name, age, reason for joining the class, and specific goals... Read more
Late Resolutions
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      1 comments

My New Year's Resolutions: 1. To Walk at least 1,000 miles before December 31, 2010 2. To join a graded swim class (I say it this way because joining a graded class ensures that I will a) show up, and b) make progress, in order to achi... Read more
Getting Caught Up
Thursday, January 14, 2010      1 comments

First, let me say that I HAVE been watching what I eat, and I HAVE been staying active! I've had trouble getting to the internet, for a variety of reasons: we had spotty internet for a couple of days, but that's old news now. However, we co... Read more
Internet Issues
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      0 comments

I'm still around, but having internet issues... I'm working on getting my computer at home up and running, so don't give up on me! I'll be back by the weekend, I promise!... Read more
One Step at a Time
Monday, December 28, 2009      2 comments

It's actually been a while since I've updated and written an actual blog; my intent, at the beginning, was to write a blog once a week, and I believe I should start to do this again. But for now, I will continue on to the update, instead of bela... Read more
Stepping it up
Monday, November 02, 2009      7 comments

I've been having fun - some of you know this, others will know this now. :) I joined the Walk to Rivendell Challenge a while back because I absolutely could not motivate myself to walk on my own for more than 3 days in a row, and because ev... Read more
Struggling
Monday, October 12, 2009      7 comments

The California DMV is trying to take away my driving license based on "concern over recent medical events" We are giving up our apartment in 3 days. I will be staying with my parents while I become a medicinal guinea pig, and my husband w... Read more

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