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Day Trip down the Coast
Monday, March 01, 2010      8 comments

The day trip down the coast yesterday with DH was a nice excursion. We went to Pacific City which is about 20 miles or so SW of Tillamook and about a 1 1/2 hour drive from home. The weather was cool and dry but skies were overcast. We saw a f... Read more
Maybe a teeny bit of progress
Sunday, February 28, 2010      8 comments

Today is the last day of February and I'm sort of disappointed that I haven't met my weight loss goal. Folks... I'm only trying to lose 1 lousy pound a month and noddaa.... nothing. But on the bright side, I might be seeing some progress in my... Read more
Giving myself a Pedicure
Saturday, February 27, 2010      6 comments

What could be better than giving yourself a good pedicure?? Only thing I can think of is having it professionally done! I actually love having my nails and toes all duded up... but with cutting back on expenses that is a luxury I am currently f... Read more
Up Early on a Saturday!
Saturday, February 20, 2010      11 comments

Today is Saturday.. no alarm... and I woke up at 5:55am! Go figure. This is sort of weird because typically the alarm wakes me up at 6:00am and it takes me 15-30 minutes to get out of bed. This morning however, I woke up on my own and was rea... Read more
Remembering 24 Years Ago Today
Sunday, February 14, 2010      13 comments

At breakfast this morning, my DH wished me a Happy Valentines Day ... and then said it has been 24 years! I had to smile, because 24 years ago today was the day I said I would marry him. We will be celebrating our 23rd anniversary later this y... Read more
What Happened the Year you were Born?
Friday, February 12, 2010      8 comments

I thought this was a pretty neat web site. Click on the link below and then select the year you were born. You will see the top news and some interesting information for the year. Enjoy! www.infoplease.com/yearb
yyear.html ... Read more
Living Like a Skinny Person
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      8 comments

I have people stop and ask me "How did you do it? How did you lose all that weight? What is your secret?". Well, as you my spark friends know, there is no magic pill or secret. Sometimes I wish there was... but now I am coming to the realiza... Read more
What a Lazy Day!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      5 comments

My plan for exercise today was to break out my new Rebounding DVD and give it a try. I cracked open the case, put in the DVD and then........ arghhh.... it is defective! Bummer. I contacted the guy who sold it to me and he is telling me that ... Read more
It's February and the Grass is Growing!
Friday, February 05, 2010      6 comments

This morning, I went to the Fitness Center and did the 1 hour Circuit Spin class. Typically, the class is divided into three segments with 15 minutes on the bike and 5 minutes of pilates type exercises. Today, we did crunchs and planks on a ba... Read more
Ohhhhh my aching Tush!
Monday, February 01, 2010      12 comments

I am sore.... and unfortunately it isn't from exercising.... it is from sitting all day! We stayed over in Button Willow CA (formerly Buena Vista CA) last night. We like to stay in that area and have a favorite motel that accepts our cat and t... Read more
On the Road Again!
Sunday, January 31, 2010      10 comments

This morning after scrambling around getting things in order and the house closed up, DH and I headed back to Oregon. We picked up my Sister and BIL to take them to the Tucson airport as they are flying (we are driving) to Portland. Well, as l... Read more
About as Good as it Gets
Saturday, January 30, 2010      15 comments

Yesterday was a pretty typical day... worked out in the morning, did a little housework, spent some time on the computer, prepared meals, did some walking in the afternoon, yada yada. For dinner, we met friends at Agave ~ one of our favorite re... Read more
Been pretty quiet
Thursday, January 28, 2010      10 comments

Sorry I haven't had much time to blog these past few days. I typically like to blog in the evening and we have been out and about it seems most every evening this week! DH and I are still in AZ and will be leaving for home Sunday. The weather... Read more
Thoughts on Blogging
Saturday, January 23, 2010      8 comments

I joined the Community Team last June and one of the team "requirements" was to blog at least once a week. Prior to joining the team, I rarely blogged and found it to be a chore. I have always admired people that consistently journal about even... Read more
Free e-Book ~ 100 Ways to Train Your Brain, Body, Spirit
Friday, January 22, 2010      10 comments

Wanted to share this with all my dear Spark Friends. My brother sent me a copy of an e-Book today written by Christopher (Blake) Mays titled "100 Ways to Train Your Brain, Body and Spiritual Being". Blake is a Fitness Instructor at Club H in M... Read more

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