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Last Week's Challenge - Final Tally
Monday, November 01, 2010      14 comments

Last week I posted a blog about the challenge at my fitness center. I have to burn 7,000 calories in October. I entered the week with a 3,682 calorie shortfall. That means to make the 7,000 calorie total for the month I must burn at least 526 ca... Read more
It Only Takes a Photo
Saturday, October 30, 2010      16 comments

Last night I was looking through some albums that I have posted and came across some photos of me from February 2006. All I can say is Wow. I don't know what my weight was in these photos but I'm guessing around 185??? I can really see the... Read more
This Week's Challenge - Mid-Week Check
Thursday, October 28, 2010      10 comments

At the beginning of the week I posted a blog about the challenge at my fitness center. I have to burn 7,000 calories in October. I entered the week with a 3,682 calorie shortfall. That means to make the 7,000 calorie total for the month I must b... Read more
This Week’s Challenge
Monday, October 25, 2010      14 comments

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A Tribute to Penelope RIP 10-21-2010
Thursday, October 21, 2010      17 comments

Our lovely Penelope lost the fight today. She had stomach ulcers (a side-effect of the chronic renal failure-CRF) and had stopped eating. The meds did not help her. After a week of not eating, it was time to let her go. She died with dignity. ... Read more
Kitty Update
Monday, October 18, 2010      12 comments

My dear cat, Penelope, aka Lopeyp, is 16 1/2 yo. She's a lovely cat with a great personality. She was diagnosed with Chronic Renal Failure over a year ago. We give her IV fluid treatments 3x a week. It's not that bad and she's a good patient. T... Read more
Had a Blast at the SparkRally Yesterday
Sunday, October 17, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday was my first sparkrally and I had a blast! It was organized by sparker ASTORRES (Amy). Thank you Amy for your work planning this event! It was held at Sturbridge Village in Sturbridge, MA. A lovely setting. The winds were a bit... Read more
I Have the Healthiest Desk in Town
Monday, October 11, 2010      19 comments

It struck me that I have the healthiest desk in town. In the containers: cherry tomatoes and strawberries. In the bag, Emerald Breakfast Blend granola, nuts, raisins... Read more
October Goals - First Week Report Card
Sunday, October 10, 2010      7 comments

Just looking back over my blogs and realized that not only did I not blog my goals for September, apparently I didn't document any and/or pay attention to anything. That could explain why I didn't have a good month. Floating around the same two ... Read more
Funny Thing Happened Today
Thursday, October 07, 2010      12 comments

Today I had a talk with myself (not really but you know what I mean). I told myself that I have to get a grip on my food intake and stay within range. That I was putting all this time into exercise and had nothing to show for it (at least on the... Read more
The year in review (pics)
Sunday, October 03, 2010      16 comments

I have been a member of SP since 2007 but didn't seriously start sparking until fall of 2009. At that time something clicked and I started getting more involved in SP. Joined some teams and made some friends, and THIS time it all came together.... Read more
Yesterday was a Good Day
Thursday, September 30, 2010      7 comments

My weight has been creeping since vacation in August. Not a lot but just annoying. I want to be going in the other direction. Yesterday was the first day of the new me plan. I tracked out my food. Met a friend for lunch at a salad bar. This pl... Read more
With a Little Help From my Friends
Saturday, September 25, 2010      12 comments

I have been on a tear lately getting in those steps. Yesterday I logged 15, 000! OMG! I never walked so much. The reason for this sudden increase in steps: the Wii game: Walk it Out! It's so much fun. You "walk" around an island. Gathering ... Read more
It's Thursday and I Have a Plan
Thursday, September 23, 2010      13 comments

Today's plan: Plan my meals emoticon Log my food ... Read more
A few things that I've noticed
Sunday, September 19, 2010      12 comments

I haven't lost any weight the past few months (through no fault but my own) but I have noticed a few things about my body: I have tiny wrists. My arms feel strong and toned. I helped DH carry a new (large) grill up to our deck and the n... Read more

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