Early Morning Bike Ride
Saturday, November 11, 2017      11 comments

I got on my bike by 6:09. It was dark. About 3/4 of a mile in, the sun began to rise. Roosters were crowing all over the place. I rode for 4 miles. I thought I'd do two. Then I was up to three and thought, "What the heck. I'll do four." At one ... Read more
All About Me with a Hectic Schedule Thrown in!
Friday, November 10, 2017      7 comments

Somehow I am busier than ever during a work week and weekend where I should be limiting my activity and focusing on grading and posting grades. If all of the things I'm doing this week were next weekend, that would work out better for me. But ... Read more
My New Motto: Don't Worry, Be Grateful
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      12 comments

At lunch yesterday I splurged at Panda Express. I did go 75 calories over my high range of 1500 for my day's total, but it was worth it. I did get the veggies for a side. I also got a fortune that read, "Your gratitude will become your big... Read more
Variety is the Spice of a New Lifestyle
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      5 comments

This morning I read a blog that made me think about the fact that I like to change things up to a degree on this lifestyle change I've been on with SparkPeople since 2009. If I don't find a way to make it interesting I fall back into bad ... Read more
Veggies, Fruits, and My Marble Jar: Week 3 of 5% Challenge
Saturday, October 28, 2017      8 comments

One evening I roasted veggies. I like roasted veggies. I normally eat them raw in huge salads or roasted. Sometimes in eggs, the crockpot with chicken ... Read more
Photos: Weekend Hike, My marble jar, and Mini Watermelon
Tuesday, October 24, 2017      11 comments

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Mindset: The New Buzzword in Education and How it Applies to Weightloss
Sunday, October 22, 2017      9 comments
et-for-better-weight-loss This is an article from US News and World Report which gives examples of ways we can shift our mindset as we continue th... Read more
Bike Ride: Another Bridge, Pretty Flowers, and Panhandlers
Saturday, October 21, 2017      7 comments

Riding to and from the canal I see pretty flowers. I crossed a bridge I had not crossed before. It went into a nice area with lovely homes on half a... Read more
Sunday 90 Minute Bike Ride with Photos
Sunday, October 15, 2017      11 comments

Ride along canal. The shadiest photo was a shortcut through the university. So quiet on the weekend! Great ride. Love the weather!... Read more
Bike Ride with Photos
Saturday, October 14, 2017      7 comments

Here are some sights from my 60 minute bike ride from this morning. Many riders and walkers were out enjoying the beautiful weather. I also saw a coyote in the wash this morning. ... Read more
A Thought and a Prayer
Thursday, October 12, 2017      12 comments

If I lose approximately 5 pounds I will weigh the same as I did at 9 months pregnant! And I'm happy that is the case, no matter how disconcerting it is that I allowed myself to get so big. Over the years I've lost with Weight Watchers, Nut... Read more
Daytime Moon October 5th or 6th
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      10 comments

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Where are the Kids?
Sunday, October 08, 2017      8 comments

One thing I noticed on my 1 hour 45 minute bike ride and walk was that there were no kids out playing. The weather was beautiful. In the 70s when I started out. 83 by the time I got home. I think kids stay up late on the weekend, sleep in late... Read more
Jeremy Camp Concert and Flat Tire on My Bicycle
Sunday, October 08, 2017      5 comments

Jeremy Camp was awesome! It was an incredible and upl... Read more
Harvest Moon Was Fabulous but as it Wanes it is also Worth seeing!
Friday, October 06, 2017      12 comments

The harvest moon was a sight to see last night but enjoy it as it wanes. I missed taking a photo last night but took one the night before. I am ... Read more

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