BALLOUZOO
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Good Day Hiking AND Biking
Thursday, April 29, 2010      3 comments

Had a GREAT day. Our school went on a beach hike and enjoyed the -2.4 tide. We saw starfish, an eel, crabs, tons of sanddollars, and many kinds of seaweed. It was fun. We were down there for 2 1/2 hours. I had a hard time finding a categor... Read more
Pushing through the blahs!
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      1 comments

I was really fighting sleep when I came home from work. Work stress and meetings were wearing on me. I decided to go to bed and watch tv and then suddenly (habit??) I found myself doing my wii step aerobics on hard. 489.7 calories later I am... Read more
Here is the 15,000th point
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      2 comments

I am using this blog to earn my 15,000th sparkpoint! It has been an incredible journey to get this far, I have learned so much about eating healthy and excercise that have totally changed my life. My spark teammates are all incredible, support... Read more
WAEOP Conference
Monday, April 26, 2010      2 comments

I went to a WAEOP (Washington Association of Educational Office Professionals) over the weekend, and enjoyed time spent with school secretaries from around the state! I did pretty well with my food and got a few walks in (to starbucks for tea),... Read more
Nooo Not MONDAY again
Monday, April 19, 2010      5 comments

Had a beautiful weekend-love that sunshine. Went for my usual sunday walk then for a bike ride with my boys. Glad it 's a short work week for me. I'm going to a WAEOP (washington Assoication of Educational office professionals) conferen... Read more
Super Saturday
Saturday, April 17, 2010      3 comments

Burned alot of calories, almost 1000 (my goal) Ate lunch with my mom and sister (chinese YUM). Went Costco shopping and got tons of fruit and veggies as the nutritionist said. Signed up to do the Tour de Blast bike ride on Mt. St. Helens... Read more
Nutritionist says "eat more calories & don't forget your veggies"
Friday, April 16, 2010      3 comments

Went to nutritionist yesterday and was told I need to eat more calories (sparkpeople.com has been telling me to adjust my fitness settings for weeks). I also need to eat more veggies and gave me new ideas about how to make that happen. She al... Read more
Great run today
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      2 comments

Stress seems to help my run. I left 5 minutes later than usual and got back to work at the same time I usually do for a 2 mile lunch run. ... Read more
Nutritionist appointment Thursday
Monday, April 12, 2010      4 comments

Getting reading for the nutritionist. I have all my food & fitness logs (thank you sparkpeople.com). I am nervous for some strange reason like I'm preparing for a test. My biggest fear to be told it's all genetic (or my thyroid) and I'll be t... Read more
Spring Break is Over :(
Sunday, April 11, 2010      3 comments

Seems so short, this week off. Weather was cold and wet, but I did come close to meeting all my goals including burning 1000 calories a day. I want to keep this up, but know it will be harder with work taking up so much of my day. The p... Read more
Charity begins at home
Saturday, April 10, 2010      5 comments

I finished the MS walk today (to honor my dad and my friend) with my sister, my aunt, my two daughters and tons of friends. It was cold, but enjoyable. Next week my sons and I start the school walk for diabetes to raise money for diabetes ... Read more
Surprising Eye Dr & Dentist Apts!!
Thursday, April 08, 2010      4 comments

I went to the eye Dr. and my eye sight has IMPROVED! The signs of high colesteral have healed and no signs of diabetes damage (I have family history) and eye tissue was healthier looking!! Overall healthier eyes! Went to the dentist (firs... Read more
Trail Running
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      1 comments

I love being on spring break (I work for a school) so I can take longer trail runs-this moring 5 miles. I am a tortoise, slow and steady.... Read more
1000 calories and breaking a sweat
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      1 comments

My goal for spring break is to break 1000 calories (or close to it) everyday for 7 days. Wish me luck.... Read more
Schoolwalk for Diabetes
Sunday, April 04, 2010      0 comments

I will be participating with my two sons in School Walk for Diabetes every day next week, a fund raiser that teaches kids about getting exercise and eating good-for-you foods. The added bonus is that we will be earning p.e. and recess equipment ... Read more

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