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Traveling on the Spark
Sunday, October 16, 2011      6 comments

I traveled far this weekend, a driving trip from Ohio to Maryland. 6 hours of driving each way. Now, long drives have always translated to junk food binges for me - you have to keep your energy up, right? Driving is hard work, right? W... Read more
The race is only with myself
Thursday, October 13, 2011      3 comments

I am kind of a geek for the Spark Points, and love to see myself get over 100 points each day. But I only give myself points for things I actually do, when I do them. So when I see the leaderboard for points starting the month with over 2000 poi... Read more
I should be committed
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      4 comments

I am fortunate in that I get to work from home, so I am able to structure at least a good portion of most of my days. But that's not always the best thing for someone who is a natural procrastinator. I went for most of this year without working ... Read more
Infuriating advice
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      7 comments

Want to know why it's so hard to figure out the right exercise plan? Consider the fact that the experts themselves don't agree on what you should do. An article in the "Everyday Health" emails I receive here stated that too much cardio was a cul... Read more
The stress of changes
Monday, October 03, 2011      0 comments

This morning my husband pointed out that I have been a bit unresponsive to him and wondered if anything was wrong. My reaction was to burst into tears and sob for almost half an hour. I'm making a lot of changes in my life right now. W... Read more
Week two: weekends are when I'm weak
Sunday, October 02, 2011      2 comments

Magazine articles always talk about the dangers of being a "weekend warrior" when it comes to exercise and fitness, but I actually find that the weekends are when I'm less likely to work out. During the week my schedule is predictable and I am a... Read more
Saturday, September 24, 2011      2 comments

Why is it that every time I start on a new fitness regime, the first thing I do is get sick? I thought this was supposed to increase wellness! Well, I won't fall off the band wagon. I'm hoping by Monday to be back to workouts.... Read more
Starting a new adventure
Thursday, September 22, 2011      2 comments

There is was, only a pound away. That dreaded "3" number. That's when I decided that I had to get serious. Because I was not going to be entering the "3"s. So here I am, on the road again toward fitness. At 53, I need to make this somethin... Read more

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