Old Journal Entry from 2008
Saturday, May 31, 2014      5 comments

Since the journal is going away on June 10 (if you have any journal entries or calendar items you might want to move them to another calendar and journal!!!) I want to save this entry from 2008. I guess I used the Blog for everything else! ... Read more
How to go Cruising and Not Gain Weight
Monday, April 07, 2014      12 comments

3rd cruise under my belt, and 2nd that I did not gain weight. Here are my suggestions and what I do to make sure I don't come home packing more weight than just the goodies in my suitcase. #1. Get a cabin at the fore of the ship. This fo... Read more
BLC 24 registration opens today
Friday, December 27, 2013      3 comments

For those interested in the Biggest Loser challenge, registration opens today for NEW and/or FORMER BLC members. It will remain open for 2 weeks, or until the teams are filled. More info here! www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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30 Day Abs Challenge
Thursday, August 29, 2013      11 comments

I'll be starting this one again September 1st. I know AKAShelly and CBaileyC are both in for it as well. It is a toughy, and last time I attempted it, I stopped after day... Read more
We go UP...We go Down....We go UP...We go....
Monday, August 19, 2013      8 comments

This weekend's challenge includes posting a blog about how I have weathered the ups and downs of weight loss/learning to live healthy again. Very much like the trip through the Inside Passage this past Friday, I've had my ups, I've had my d... Read more
Silver Spies Visit Vancouver WA
Friday, May 31, 2013      18 comments

Welcome to Vancouver, the 4th largest city in the state of Washington! You have made it almost the entire way across the country to come visit my home town. I hope you enjoy your visit to the “Original Vancouver”. It is the oldest permanent non-... Read more
What a difference a year makes
Sunday, May 19, 2013      16 comments

One year ago I ran the Inaugural Rock n' Roll Portland Half Marathon. Actually, I ran, walked, stumbled, slogged the whole thing, and it is pretty amazing that I forced myself across the finish line. I had planned out all the places on the route... Read more
Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, April 28, 2013      3 comments

the Silver Spies are having a scavenger hunt, Sea Shells and Sea Horses. I found the shells right in my own bedroom, but could find nary a Sea Horse. ... Read more
Ragnar Bound
Monday, April 08, 2013      11 comments

I will be running Ragnar Southern California relay race in less than 2 weeks. Up until yesterday, I was very worried about my ability to keep up, and had seriously thought several times that I should back out. But…I’m stubborn. I want to run ... Read more
14 miles on the Wildwood - in pictures.
Sunday, March 31, 2013      13 comments

I had Friday off work, and since it was such a beautiful day,decided to do my long run/walk of the week in Forest Park. For those of you who haven't been introduced to the Park yet, Forest Park is located within the city of Portland Oregon. It r... Read more
What's on my Mind?
Monday, March 11, 2013      7 comments

One of the options for this week's BLC weekend challenge is to write a "what's on my mind" blog...Oh My!!! This could be trouble. I always have so many thoughts zooming around in there, hiding behind doors, peeking out and then jumping back to h... Read more
Hey Karma, where's the love? Subtitle - Sometimes the Universe has other ideas.
Friday, February 15, 2013      26 comments

I think Karma has decided that I’ve had enough good things happen in my life recently, and it is time to shake things up again…I just wish she’d stuck with the adage that things “come in three’s”…not 3 squared! Or maybe she decided that in my ca... Read more
Message to my 16 year old self
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      14 comments

BLC Weekend Challenge post - This isn't the blog entry I would have written a month ago, but with the last couple weeks, my life has changed dramatically, and with it my mind set. I put my parents through some rough times in my younger days, ... Read more
Staying on Track Through the Holidays Part 2
Monday, November 26, 2012      9 comments

Oy. One more tool to keep myself on track. And this one comes with face to face accountability. I am running the Biggest Loser Challenge at my workplace again this year. I currently have 10 contestants...sigh, make that 11 contestants. S... Read more
Staying on Track Through the Holidays
Sunday, November 25, 2012      10 comments

One of the Silver Spies Weekend Challenges is to blog about how to stay on track through the holidays. I am struggling right now, so I really need to think through how I can stay on track. #1. Run....My pulled muscle from 8 weeks ago seems ... Read more

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