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I'm An Addict Again?!!!
Sunday, September 07, 2008      8 comments

I have been spending way too much time on the internet. I think I'm addicted... seriously. I believe I sit here and get into some kind of altered state of consciousness, because I lose track of time and end up late for appointments, ... Read more
Why Do I Personal Train?
Sunday, August 24, 2008      5 comments

WHY DO I PERSONAL TRAIN? I’m a 66-year-old trophy-wife and grandmother of three, retired, collecting social security. What am I doing at the GYM, wiping sweat out of my eyes? My doctor, concerned about my health, has been encouraging... Read more
Blog Under Construction
Sunday, August 24, 2008      2 comments

I'll be entering this information shortly. Come back and see me. ____________________________
__________ My health club had asked me to write "Why Do I Personal Train?" for their newsletter. So, I wrote it on Word and saved... Read more
Dancing With Cedric Is A 5K To ME!
Saturday, August 16, 2008      8 comments

Remember Cedric Gardner, the WONDERFUL hip hop dancer from last year's "So You Think You Can Dance" TV show? Whenever he is in Milwaukee for a few days, he does Master Classes at two studios where I take lessons. So, I have taken 5 classes... Read more
My Man Is Chained Up & I'm Out Of Apples!
Sunday, August 10, 2008      10 comments

What do APPLES have to do with anything? I see a person CHAINED to a chair without an apple in sight. It's a long story that I will attempt to shorten. Today at 2:30 pm, my husband, grown daughter and I headed out to a Blues Festival. I'... Read more
I'm Not In the Mood
Sunday, August 03, 2008      6 comments

It's not what you THINK! It's WRITING that I'm not in the mood to do. WooHoo! I had planned on writing my weekly blog tonight. If I attempt to "get fancy" and throw something together, just to get it off my list, it will most like... Read more
What Will I Wear To December Holiday Parties?
Saturday, July 26, 2008      7 comments

I am working BACKWARDS today. I have to be at a "Fifties" party at 6pm and I've spent the day "doing LAST things FIRST. It's a trick I learned years ago for those times when my back is to the wall and I have a deadline. I do the things... Read more
My Head Is Up My Own Butt!
Sunday, July 20, 2008      12 comments

I know I'll get applause for this REMARKABLE DISPLAY of MENTAL and PHYSICAL DEXTERITY! I found this picture on the internet, used often to illustrate examples of people behaving stupidly and blindly. Why would I think it applies to any of ... Read more
Quickie
Sunday, July 13, 2008      6 comments

This is going to be a quickie, since it's 5 minutes before midnight. I promised myself I would blog at least once a week, and this week is about to expire. It's been a good week. I made my "5 days out of 7 eating in calorie/nutrient ran... Read more
Blogging Myself Down Off the Ledge
Saturday, July 05, 2008      7 comments

It's time for my weekly blog, and I have no idea what to write about; so I'll just start typing and see where it takes me. I have just finished 7 straight days of eating within the correct calorie and nutrient range, drinking more than 8 g... Read more
Looking For An Excuse To Take The Summer Off?
Sunday, June 22, 2008      8 comments

I love Summer. I like being outside, feeling the warmth, smelling the smells, and hearing the birds chattering. I love cook-outs and live music in the park. But why does it make me feel so lazy & fat? You'd think that less STRESS woul... Read more
This Cabin Is ABOVE The Clouds!
Friday, June 13, 2008      11 comments

This picture was taken today while standing on the deck of the cabin where we're staying in Wears Valley, in the Smoky Mountains. I don't want to say it's high up or anything, but you can see for yourself. I have been unable to use my cell... Read more
Scandalous QUEEN Abdicates
Wednesday, June 04, 2008      11 comments

Since I have ended my Middle Earth adventures and challenges, I am now choosing to abdicate my title as Queen Legarathien of Nargothrond (also known as QUEENBOOSUE). I will now be known simply as BOOSUE. The Nargothrond Monarchy is OBSOLE... Read more
No Need for "Good Luck"; It's a Done Deal!
Wednesday, May 28, 2008      8 comments

Today something a friend did reminded me of a skill I possess and have used many times in the past. Sometimes that skill helped me to do super-difficult things; and sometimes it undermined my efforts every step of the way. How do I say this wi... Read more
Will the SCALE make you CRY...or LIE?
Monday, May 26, 2008      1 comments

Would your friends lie to you? What about during a challenge? Or on weigh-in days? Or on their trackers and tickers? One psychologist wrote that his studies revealed the following: 1% of all human beings would NEVER lie, cheat, an... Read more

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