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Spine Update
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      5 comments

I got some great news yesterday! The USF pain program at Tampa General Hospital accepted me into their pain management system program. They also have developed a plan for me to deal with my continuous headaches! Yea! Just hearing that they c... Read more
House Work Workout
Friday, May 21, 2010      2 comments

In preparation for the Polk Co. Team Spa Day at our house tomorrow, I spent the day cleaning. I didn't just run the vacuum a little bit and dust a few tables, I used the team event as an exercise opportunity. I vacuumed, shampooed the carpets,... Read more
Thursday, May 20, 2010      5 comments

Today I ran an errand on the way to water aerobics and found a shorter route by accident. That is good news because it means less driving time! I did 30 minutes of aqua jogging followed by 60 minutes of water aerobics. On the way home,... Read more
Spa Day Is Coming For The Polk County Team
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

This Saturday, May 22, at 12:30p.m., our Polk County Team will be having Spa Day at my home. I can't wait!!! The last time we did this, we all mellowed out and really relaxed. This time we're having healthy snacks, healthy drinks, skin care p... Read more
Take Time For Yourself And Be Happy
Sunday, May 16, 2010      8 comments

Ever have those weeks when it seems like all of your time is spoken for? When I was teaching, I can remember many days when I would work through lunch, attend an after school meeting, rush home, take my child to some activity, fix dinner and th... Read more
Using Gardening For Exercise Today
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      4 comments

I decided to change things up a little today and use gardening as my exercise. I got out the hedge clippers and whacked away at the bushes in the front right side of the house. I love to trim bushes! Next I'm going to tackle the bushes on the... Read more
Have A Wonderful Mother's Day Everyone
Sunday, May 09, 2010      3 comments

To all of my Spark friends, team leaders, team mates who have been so wonderful to me, Happy Mother's Day to all of you! You've raised me up when I was blue and made me laugh with your jokes too! You've encouraged me when I would quit and... Read more
Sleep Mistake
Thursday, May 06, 2010      3 comments

Well, after all of my introspection yesterday, I made a mistake that cost me some sleep last night. I pushed through my fatigue because we had company. The result was that I was over tired and too keyed up to get to sleep. I know better than ... Read more
Dealing With Fatigue Not Due To Lack Of Sleep
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

Now that I'm spending a whole week with the focus on sleep, I'm looking for other causes of my fatigue. Let me say first that I'm hypothyroid. Being hypothyroid makes me very sensitive to feeling fatigue and I have to pay close attention to th... Read more
Getting Enough Sleep Is Crucial
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      7 comments

Getting the sleep that your body needs every night is crucial to functioning properly. When I first started on Spark People, I decided to track my sleep everyday in order to look for patterns. I was in a period of my life when I was having dif... Read more
My First Visit To Bok Tower
Sunday, May 02, 2010      5 comments

This morning hubby and I went out for a healthy breakfast and then went for our first visit to Bok Towers. Bok Towers is located in Lake Wales, Florida. Bok Towers is supposed to be the highest point in the state of Florida. We enjoyed wonder... Read more
Using the Mileage Tracker on Spark People
Saturday, May 01, 2010      2 comments

Spark People has this really great feature called the mileage tracker. Since I just completed walking with our local team this morning, I decided to play around with it. All you have to do is enter the zip code or city name where you are doing... Read more
Information Can Be Power And Can Relieve Stress
Friday, April 30, 2010      3 comments

Waiting for something can be very stressful. Being in a "state" of not knowing and waiting for answers to questions can make you feel overwhelmed with stress. Think of how often we wait for information to trickle down to us. It happens all th... Read more
Reprogramming My Exercise
Thursday, April 29, 2010      3 comments

Today I walked 7,034 steps. Hooray! I took two walks for a total of sixty minutes (thirty minutes each) and I was busy running errands for much of my morning. I was pleased that I did this well with little or no pain. The water at the pool i... Read more
Using Cleaning and Gardening as Exercise
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      4 comments

Since the pool is out for me today (too cold) I decided to clean our house and do some gardening. I had forgotten what a great workout both can be.... Read more

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