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End of the pity party
Thursday, September 14, 2017      4 comments

I've been battling excruciating back pain for 6 weeks. I finally went to the orthopedist yesterday. He said I have arthritis in my back which is not a surprise. I told him I've had it for years. It's hereditary from my Mother's side and I've... Read more
Feeling Defeated
Friday, August 11, 2017      1 comments

Well, 3 weeks ago yesterday my sister and I triumphantly crossed the finish line of our 5K. It was more difficult that I expected as I had never done a 5K on anything other than a paved path. But we did it. I felt fine Saturday afternoon and ... Read more
Happy Easter!!
Sunday, April 16, 2017      4 comments

Hope everyone has had a wonderful Easter Sunday. I started my day off at church and then went to my nephew's for lunch. Yes, I ate too much, but it's Easter and one day. I bought a new dress for today. Something I haven't done in a lonnnnng ... Read more
Not Sure Which is More Eye Opening
Saturday, April 01, 2017      3 comments

I'm not sure which is more eye opening, humbling or depressing than trying on new workout clothes for my new gym membership and getting this or realizing... Read more
Sunday, March 19, 2017      12 comments

Yesterday I stopped by the pre-sales office for the new Planet Fitness coming soon near my house. And I signed on the dotted line! Yep, I turned that ba... Read more
Joining A Gym? Should I? Can I?
Friday, March 17, 2017      2 comments

There's a new Planet Fitness opening soon 3 miles from my house. I have thought about joining a gym, wanted to join a gym, probably need to join a gym but there's always been a reason or excuse not to. With the passing of my Mother last month,... Read more
Losing my Mother and trying to find a new normal.
Monday, March 13, 2017      5 comments

At 6:55 AM, Feb 15, 2017, my Mother took one last breath here on earth and stepped into her heavenly home. It was very peaceful and as hard as it was to let her go, we knew she was no longer in pain. She's standing tall and straight on feet th... Read more
125 Day Streak
Sunday, January 01, 2017      1 comments

Today made 125 days in a row that I have logged in to Spark and had at least 8 glasses of water. Thankfully I really like water so it's not a struggle for me like I know it is for others. In that 125 days I've maintained my weight not fluctuat... Read more
Bittersweet holiday season
Saturday, December 31, 2016      2 comments

This has been a tough holiday season for my family as it is the last one we will have with our Mother here on earth. She is 86 years old and was placed on home hospice care on December 21st. She has overcome a host of medical problems thru the y... Read more
There are still good people around.
Saturday, January 02, 2016      5 comments

My last blog entry was Dec 27, 2014. Yes, over a year ago. In that blog I described how I had sat my laptop and bill book on the back of my car as I was leaving to go to work at my part time job. I didn't remember putting in there and when I ... Read more
Lost Laptop/Lost Dongle
Saturday, December 27, 2014      1 comments

Last Sunday I was getting ready to go to my part time job at my brother-in-law's fruit stand. I had my bag with some magazines and books in it. (It's slow at the stand this time of year.) I took the power cord off my laptop (it's old) and put... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 4
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      1 comments

No walking today due to the knee acting up. So 31 minutes on the recumbent bike, although my SPAT recorded it as 29 minutes of "unspecified even" for 17 calories burned.... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 3
Monday, November 03, 2014      0 comments

20 minute walk at lunch... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 2
Sunday, November 02, 2014      0 comments

37 minute brisk walk around the mall (3 laps) while waiting for my son to get off work.... Read more
#Fit2Feast challenge - Day 1
Saturday, November 01, 2014      2 comments

30 minutes on the elliptical to start day 1. emoticon A little disappointed that my SPAT recorded it as "... Read more

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