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You Noticed, You Really Noticed
Thursday, May 17, 2012      5 comments

One of the message boards posed the question "What differences did you first notice?" Like most of those who commented on this feed, I answered loose fitting clothing. But today, I'm more thrilled that others are beginning to notice the di... Read more
NOT Oops, but
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      4 comments

Each week I take my Wednesday lunch hour and walk around the grounds adjacent to my place of work: Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France (The Old Cathedral), a historical landmark in St. Louis, Missouri. It just so happens to be located on the... Read more
Rising to New Heights with Wii
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      3 comments

My new toy! Here's something to boost the cardio heart rate when I do my Wii Fit Plus challenges. I searched for months to find the ideal Wii Balance Board step and ... Read more
If it Feels Good...
Saturday, May 12, 2012      1 comments

Today I just did nothing. And it felt good!... Read more
Kids... Listen to Your Mother!
Friday, May 11, 2012      3 comments

Tonight my dear friends and neighbors are spending the night in the ER at Children's Hospital. Their 6 y/o son who has a low-riding 4-wheel motor scooter was riding it this afternoon without his helmet or seat belt fastened. He was also skidding... Read more
Polishing my Silver Today ... Wii Fit Plus Style
Thursday, May 10, 2012      2 comments

What a thrill! Two months ago I rediscovered a valuable piece of fitness equipment that, as far as I was concerned, was collecting dust in our home: Wii Fit Plus. Thanks to SparkPeople and the Challenge Chicks in the Wii Fit Plus SparkTeam... Read more
Just like Kickin' the Tires
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      0 comments

Being in the market for a new pair of cross-training shoes has taught me a great deal about purpose, style, functionality, etc. There is so much information to sift through it can be overwhelming. Once my podiatrist told me that athletic sh... Read more
hOOp in my Future!
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      1 comments

Today I purchased a lime green skinny hOOp. Would you believe that I haven't owned one of these since childhood. Now to stick to my goal of 10 min a day to improve my waistline! Let's get physical! ... Read more
45 Days and Counting
Sunday, May 06, 2012      0 comments

It's been 45 continuous days of putting fitness back into my life. I feel great and love my new way of life. So much more energy than I remember in a long time. Just in time for summer and outdoor activities. Here's to a great year!... Read more
How SparkTeam Challenges are Educational for Me
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      0 comments

Thank you, DollyHolly! Your SparkTeam Wii Fit Plus Weekly Challenges are helping me grow. Here's how... 1. There are Wii Fit exercises I never thought I could do that I'm at least trying now because of the weekly challenges. 2. Th... Read more
Living A Dream--One of Many
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

When I was just a toddler, my hometown landscape changed forever. In a matter on months nearly 50 years ago the skyline was altered to display a new shiny monument known world-wide as The Gateway Arch. Because I left St. Louis before coming... Read more
Spring Cleaning in Our House
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      0 comments

New attitudes prevail and as we spring clean, we are also purging. The things we no longer fit into are going into the garage sale. We are even down-sizing, so to speak, the household by simplifying decor. If we do not sell it, then off to ... Read more
Loving the Wii Fit SparkTeam Challenge
Monday, April 16, 2012      0 comments

Not every time do I accept a team challenge on the SparkPeople message boards. Since I'm new to using my Wii Fit for exercise, I decided to try this challenge. Now it's forcing me to do some of the games and activities which I've avoided thus fa... Read more
Taking a Day Off Felt GOOD
Sunday, April 15, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday I took a day off from all my regular fitness routine and it felt good. Don't get me wrong, I still put in 90 minutes of bowling with my family so I did log some activity. This week I've been working so hard to maintain, that I no... Read more
Missed Opportunity... NOT
Saturday, April 14, 2012      0 comments

I don't regret not putting in more time on the Wii Fit Plus tonight. I spent the evening with my two favorite people watching videos. Tomorrow is another day and I'll rise before my family to get in my 30-45 minute workout then start my da... Read more

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