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Back to work!
Monday, January 05, 2009      1 comments

Today was the day! I had to give up "sleepin in" until 6:00 or 6:30 in the morning! I had to dress professionally (I kinda got used to my sweats and fluffy pink slippers!) I had to pack a lunch... oops. Forgot that part. Oh well. At our pr... Read more
Setting goals
Friday, January 02, 2009      0 comments

It's easier for me to have time to exercise when I'm enjoying a break from teaching; however, today I set a goal for exercise minutes that will keep me exercising and tracking minutes at a faster pace than I did last year! Optimism is driving m... Read more
Doin' fine in 2009!
Thursday, January 01, 2009      2 comments

Happy New Year! There is significant meaning to making a new beginning. Today is the beginning of a new year, 2009. I resolve to make this year one of personal growth and increasing physical fitness.... Read more
Ending '08 healthier than ever!
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      1 comments

Today our family, three adult children with two of their significant others, my DH and I went on what I called our "last chance workout" of '08. We all headed to a hiking trail that runs along Folsom Lake. The route I like to take is two miles... Read more
Thankful for life!
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      0 comments

Today I read this quote in a Sparks email. It is perfect for me today because today is my mom's birthday. She would have been 77 years young. I love my mom dearly even though she has been gone for 13 years now; however, she was a woman who un... Read more
Looking forward to 2009
Monday, December 29, 2008      0 comments

As 2008 winds down, I find I have much to be thankful for. Despite the economic turmoil in our country, my DH and I both have great jobs that we enjoy. My three adult children are all in good places in their lives. I live in a fabulous countr... Read more
Holiday Challenges or Opportunities?
Saturday, November 22, 2008      0 comments

Although I love the holidays with all the festivities, family time, and symbols of my faith to celebrate, they have always been a challenge to me. I never seem to have enough energy to do all I want to do. This year will be different. This ye... Read more
Backslidden blogger!
Saturday, October 11, 2008      3 comments

I lost track of time and forgot to blog! So much for good intentions! I am grateful for having found Spark People. This site has motivated me to begin my journey toward fitness and health. I had my doubts that I could continue with my commit... Read more
Day 13, Tuesday, August 5, 2008
Tuesday, August 05, 2008      0 comments

Wow! First full day back to work (unofficially) to set up my classroom, and I am worn out! I'm glad I'm choosing to go back a bit early so I can build up my stamina for being on the job all day! I became a lazy thing this summer! Tonight I a... Read more
Day Ten, Saturday, August 2, 2008
Saturday, August 02, 2008      1 comments

Losing 3 pounds is the most success I have had all summer, so it feels really good. My next goal is to lose ten pounds. I think my journey may get more complicated as I start back to school this week. I will try to be organized about getting ... Read more
Day Four, July 27, 2008
Sunday, July 27, 2008      1 comments

I have had a few minor detours in my four day journey so far, but overall I feel more successful with the past four days on SP than I have felt all summer! Woohoo! Although I have not been on the scale (and I don't plan to weigh in until next ... Read more
Day Two
Friday, July 25, 2008      1 comments

I am so surprised that day two is going better than day one! I was so motivated to get to the gym and complete both my strength training and cardio... just so I could log them in to get my points! Woohoo! My husband and I went out to eat ... Read more

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