... go do it as I'm grateful that I CAN!
Thursday, June 28, 2012      2 comments

Trying to read EVERYTHING that shares can be a daunting task. I do my best to absorb all that comes across email and flashes by me on the sidebars. Today I discovered a great "keeper" in the SparkBlog "40 Things to Try When... Read more
Perfection is My Enemy
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      5 comments

Today I heard a song, "Free To Be Me" by Francesca Battistelli, on the radio flipping through the dials. The chorus hit home with me, especially the perfection line... ‘Cause I got a couple dents in my fender Got a couple rips in my... Read more
Wishful Thinking...
Monday, June 25, 2012      4 comments

I wish my weight was dropping like the current gas prices. At the Costco in my area today I filled up my gas tank with Unleaded for $2.99/gal. Alas, I'll just keep... Read more
Back to 40+
Sunday, June 24, 2012      2 comments

When I first got serious about my new journey to health and wellness, I worked my way up to 40-45 minutes a day of cardio and three days per week of strength training. Experiencing a vacation and some other unforeseen issues from the home f... Read more
Counting Up, Shrinking Down
Saturday, June 23, 2012      4 comments

Today I walked in my 10th Komen Race for the Cure. I know this because I have 10 shirts from the past 14 years of this annual event in my possession. Unfortunately, the number of shirts in my drawer from these Race events grows each year. ... Read more
My Secret Weapon
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      6 comments

Here's my secret weapon........ emoticon Yep! That's right... water, aqua, H20, whatever you w... Read more
Great Intentions
Monday, June 18, 2012      1 comments

We had very good intentions of getting in some strength training while on vacation for 4 nights and 5 days last week. All the necessary equipment (DVDs, Kettlebells, fitness attire, shoes, etc.) was packed and even taken into the room. However, ... Read more
Rainy Days and Mondays...
Monday, June 11, 2012      3 comments

Don't get me down. I have my Wii Fit Plus Island Run When I can't hit the streets of my hometown! ... Read more
Just Call Me "The Incredibly Shrinking Woman"
Friday, June 08, 2012      3 comments

Today when I dropped my son off at summer camp, one of the moms referred to me as "The Incredibly Shrinking Woman". That made my day!! ... Read more
My Big Memorial Day Plans are Solemn, not Festive
Friday, May 25, 2012      6 comments

Those of us who work a day-to-day job have this Monday off. All government agencies and banking institutions are also closed. Let's not forget why we are living a good life in the greatest country on earth... ... Read more
Is Big Brother Watching?
Thursday, May 24, 2012      5 comments

Do you ever get the feeling that the world wide web knows too much about you? Case in point, I was researching mattresses a few weeks ago. So shortly after I started posting on the SparkPeople message boards that I wanted opinions, the matt... Read more
Skip the Elevator and Take the Stairs
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      4 comments

Now that I'm on this new life mission, I am aware that I used to take the lazy way in and around multi-level structures. I'm proud to say that is the OLD ME! Tonight I skipped the shortcuts, though I had opportunities to take elevators or e... Read more
8 Glasses of Water Has It's Rewards
Monday, May 21, 2012      5 comments

Since I've been taking this 8 glasses or more idea seriously, I've noticed that it makes a difference. My between meal cravings are gone for the most part. I'm dry mouth a lot so I drink more. I used to have to flavor my water, but now I p... Read more
Summer, Summer, Summer!
Sunday, May 20, 2012      0 comments

School is officially out for SUMMER! There are exactly three months of other activities in the works. It's taken a lot of preparation but I think we finally have these days of summer vacation all scheduled. Most of the time it's goin... Read more
I May Be Contagious
Saturday, May 19, 2012      1 comments

This week, after several months since I've been "gettin' busy" with my own daily fitness routines, MDH has shown signs that he's got the bug, too! Maybe it's because he recently saw his doctor. Maybe it's because he's been reading some of t... Read more

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