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On My Way to My Best Year - 2020
Saturday, January 04, 2020      1 comments

I'm ready. I'm truly ready to make some changes this year. I've planned, de-cluttered, completed my annual physical, and scheduled my other doctor appointments. The Christmas tree and decorations were put away today and the pantry has been cl... Read more
Vacation is over ... or is it?
Monday, August 05, 2019      1 comments

Summer is almost over. The Retreat to prepare for the new academic year is this Friday. The Faculty return next Thursday and Assembly is the following week. The students begin classes three weeks from today. Wow - vacation is over. It w... Read more
It's July!
Monday, July 01, 2019      3 comments

July - a great month! Relax, Breathe and Reflect. ... Read more
Save Your Life!
Sunday, June 09, 2019      3 comments

This afternoon will be tough. My best friend's younger brother passed away a few days ago and the funeral is this afternoon. He passed away from colon cancer. He was 56. Six of us have been friends for almost 50 years - friends since gr... Read more
Women's Soccer World Cup
Saturday, June 08, 2019      2 comments

A wet afternoon - perfect weather to relax and watch the women's world cup. Norway is amazing and Nigeria is fighting to get a goal. I admire these women athlete. They have the drive! I'm also working on my Sparkteam's Summer Challen... Read more
The Scary Bike
Sunday, January 07, 2018      9 comments

My husband got me the bike - 10 years ago! I think I rode it about 3 time and almost fell off during those 3 times. It was a beautiful Trek bike; however, I was terrified of it. A few months ago, he traded it in for a more durable, less scary... Read more
Welcome 2018
Saturday, January 06, 2018      3 comments

Hello 2018! I'm happy you have arrived. This past 2017 has been rough and I welcome you with open arms. First step - create my goals. 1) Weigh in - see where I'm at 2) Get back to tracking and participating more with Sparkpeople ... Read more
Day 17 - How would I know if I were healthy and fit?
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      5 comments

January is moving along at a fast pace. It's so easy to revert back to my old ways - but I haven't. My alarm continues to ring at 5 am and I drag myself out of bed to tackle my walk. I haven't always been consistent. On these days I make sur... Read more
Day 8 - Welcome to Stage 2
Sunday, January 08, 2017      2 comments

Today I begin Stage 2 of SparkCoach - Healthy Diet Habits This stage is where I get off the couch and into the game. Everything I need to know about healthy eating and exercise comes together by teaching me the best nutrition, fitness and ... Read more
Day 4 and 5:
Thursday, January 05, 2017      1 comments

I'm combining yesterday and today's SparkCoach. Today's visualization is seeing myself reaching my ultimate fitness goal and how does it feel. Well, it feels great! I see myself with a smile, full of energy and happy. This is what I want... Read more
Day 3 - Motivation
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      3 comments

Today, Chris shared two motivational tips: positive self-talk and motivational moments Pep Talk: giving myself a pep talk by saying "I can do this" will be hard at first and feel silly, but with practice - it will come easier. In the arti... Read more
Daily Visualization Day #2 Exercising
Monday, January 02, 2017      12 comments

Today's SparkCoach task is to visualize getting up and exercising first thing in the morning instead of sleeping in. When I used to exercise first thing in the morning - I felt great. I felt as though I accomplished something big and wou... Read more
Welcome to my 2017 Journey
Sunday, January 01, 2017      5 comments

January 1, 2017 - wow, it's finally here. I couldn't wait to end 2016 and begin a new 2017. I know all of my problems won't magically disappeared; however, it's a starting point of beginning to change the way I think about things, the way I ea... Read more
Removing Negativity from my Life
Tuesday, December 20, 2016      0 comments

Today's SparkCoach asks what could I accomplish without the negativity in my life. I gave myself some to think about this. It definitely would get me moving rather than being paralyzed with fear that I was hurting someone or that I was so stuc... Read more
Time to move on . . .
Sunday, November 15, 2015      3 comments

After living with my daughter and her family for the past 19 months, it's time for hubby and I to move on. We have been searching for an apartment and we think we found one. It's difficult starting over but it's time to move on . . .... Read more

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