Getting Rejuvenated
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      3 comments

Now that I am ready to retire, I am rejuvenating my efforts to control my weight and my lifestyle. Thanks to Jen from The Weight is Over team, I am doing the weekly onpoints challenge to start this process. It is so nice that my SP friends are... Read more
It's really winter
Monday, January 31, 2011      5 comments

Snow, snow and more snow. I open the door for our dog and she sees a wall of snow everywhere. Cali wanders around confused--where can she find a little privacy to do wh... Read more
Susan G. Komen, Boston 3-Day
Monday, July 19, 2010      1 comments

In three days, I'll be in the midst of some amazing people. Many walkers, some survivors or in the middle of treatments, raised lots of money to have the privilege of walking approximately 60 miles in three days to (1) support research for Brea... Read more
It must be in the blood!
Monday, July 12, 2010      4 comments

A Family Tradition This weekend, Friday, July 9th through Sunday, July 11th, three generations in my family competed in the 29th Bay State Summer Games held at Harvard University in Boston. Johnathan Jones, 16, his father, Michael Yunker, ... Read more
Back from Middlebury, VY
Sunday, June 27, 2010      4 comments

I am so finished. My body is saying "Haven't you had enough yet!" but my mind says it is my life to swim! and compete! My results are: New England LMSC Long Course Meters Championship, June 25-27, 2010, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT... Read more
We're off for Middlebury, VT
Thursday, June 24, 2010      1 comments

I am competing this weekend, so we are leaving for Middlebury, VT where the New England Masters Long Course Meters Championships are being held at Middlebury College. The facility is beautiful and the meet last year was great fun. I'll catch y... Read more
I'm home and happy
Monday, April 20, 2009      9 comments

Left to right: Michele Fox, 39; Karen Mareb, 50; Coach Rick Battistini; Carol Yunker, 62, and Laverne Adams, 74 [Melissa, the picture shows the four medalist, two on left hav... Read more
Away for a couple of days
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      8 comments

I leave tomorrow at noon from Manchester Airport in New Hampshire to go to Ft. Lauderdale, FL to compete in the YMCA Masters National Swimming Championships. I am swimming 8 events and whatever relays my team needs me to swim over the four day ... Read more
Just had to share this!
Saturday, April 04, 2009      13 comments

In my email today, my cousin's wife sent me this story and picture: An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard. I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home and was well take car of. He calmy came over to ... Read more
Love letter to myself
Thursday, February 26, 2009      7 comments

I saw this on a friends blog, and as directed, am doing the exercise for myself. Hummmmmm, how do I love me, let me count the ways 1. I am in great shape for an older woman 2. I have a nice smile 3. I like to share 4. I have gre... Read more
The back hallway
Sunday, February 22, 2009      9 comments

Just a small blog with pictures on my latest project that I actually finished! Before I started the back hallway/stairs, they looked something like attic stairs The... Read more
OMG: The biggest DUH moment just happened!
Friday, February 20, 2009      4 comments

I'm not sure where to start, but I was clearing the sink in preparation for doing the dishes and heading out for work when a light dawned. I have terminal fear of not finishing! I am always saving it for the end and then the end slips away! S... Read more
How do you finish? Inspirational video
Monday, February 09, 2009      4 comments

I came across this video today and I think it is a must see for all of us. Here is the link:
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Conscious eating
Wednesday, February 04, 2009      4 comments

Have you any idea how hard this is for me? I was the oldest of four children. We were all extremely physically active as kids and we were always hungry. At dinner, my father served us, youngest to oldest, and then mother and himself. We coul... Read more
I'm not missing, I just took the weekend off
Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

No, I didn't disappear into oblivion land. I am not sick. I just took the weekend off spark to prepare for a party at our house Saturday night, swim in a swim meet Sunday morning, finish cleaning up after the party and sleep through the aftern... Read more

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