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REALLY unbalanced, now
Saturday, August 15, 2015      5 comments

Since my last entry, I was fired. Not just me--our entire staff was fired and the park taken over by the township. Talk about unexpected and just plain ROTTEN! We did a great job--we have LOTS of documentation of how happy our classes/teachers ... Read more
Why am I feeling unbalanced? Challenge question
Tuesday, August 11, 2015      5 comments

Today, your challenge is to write down why you're feeling unbalanced lately. Do you have too much on your plate at work? Are you not taking enough time for yourself? Pinpointing the reasons why you're looking for a change will help you start to ... Read more
Tonight will be great
Tuesday, July 21, 2015      3 comments

Tonight I will have my 3 dear daughters and hubby under the same roof. Haven't had everyone home for a LONG time--and this will be JUST our family--no son-in-law. But--the reason they will all be home is that they are all leaving on Thursday to... Read more
Why I want to lose weight
Saturday, June 20, 2015      10 comments

Posting this here so I see it!! I NEED to remember WHY and then DO IT! I want to lose weight so that-- I can look great! I can continue to fit into my size 10 jeans instead of the 14 and 16 pairs I wore 3 years ago. I can get back to ... Read more
Getting ready for the 5% Summer Challenge
Monday, June 15, 2015      4 comments

Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment • I will do at least 10 minutes of cardio every day—if just walking, I need to do 20 minutes at the fastest pace I can manage—or that hubby can manage. • I will get to the gym at least 3 days a week... Read more
So much happening--and then I'll be alone
Saturday, May 23, 2015      6 comments

So much has happened. DD3 graduated from college--what a beautiful ceremony at Michigan Technological University. She graduated with honors in Civil Engineering and will be going to graduate school in Iowa. So we drove 2 days to get there in t... Read more
What's up? Lots--and nothing
Sunday, April 12, 2015      6 comments

I haven't been posting. I should--it makes me think so I should! I have been to Philadelphia to visit a long-time friend and we had a ball. I have left my "old" gym for the Y and have started to find some classes that I can do--but still haven't... Read more
Renewing my commitment
Saturday, March 21, 2015      7 comments

I am focusing on "me" again--on my health and fitness. My weight is creeping up but the size 10 jeans still fit so I am watching a bit more closely but not being nuts! I am doing the 30 days to a healthier me challenge--so I do want to get back ... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge
Sunday, January 04, 2015      3 comments

The Winter 5% Challenge starts on Saturday. I am in maintenance--no way can I lose 5% more weight--that would be 7-8 pounds and I am already in the good BMI range. But I can drop 3-4 pounds and hope to do that this challenge. I really want to ge... Read more
My Theme for 2015
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      8 comments

I read the article about choosing a them for the year instead of doing resolutions--makes sense to me. So--my theme is "look better and feel better" and I will ask myself "will this activity help me either look better or feel better?" Yes, do ... Read more
Another NSV
Saturday, December 13, 2014      12 comments

I went to the ST class this AM--I didn't know yesterday if I'd make it and told the instructor but I got there today. We used the big exercise balls so I am tall and got them down for people. At the end, I was putting them back up--a bit like sh... Read more
Report on my 2nd 5K this year!!
Monday, December 08, 2014      3 comments

I didn't think I'd do it--I had said I wanted to run 2 races this year -- and 5K is the best I do--but I didn't know if I'd manage 2. I did a personal best in May and decided that was enough. But--that goal on my goal board was mocking me--so I... Read more
Very behind--but maybe not....
Saturday, November 22, 2014      3 comments

Wait--it is November?? I am still in October mode--I didn't even get the Halloween decorations out yet! Time is going too fast--I cannot think about Thanksgiving or Christmas yet--it doesn't seem possible. But--the days keep going whether ... Read more
Vacation -- wow--what a great time
Saturday, October 18, 2014      7 comments

We are packed to go home. I had trouble leaving for vacation--I didn't feel good. Sinus infection was taking its toll on me but I had meds so hoped to feel batter soon. The last week has gone too fast. I think this is the first vacation that we ... Read more
Whew!! Missed the gym but...
Wednesday, October 08, 2014      6 comments

I just didn't want to go to the gym this AM--that spinning class kicks my butt and i didn't want to go. So I went to the park where I work and did 35 minutes of FAST hiking on the trails--had 3K steps and felt like I had worked. Came home, got ... Read more

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