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Universe Says, "Get a Playlist!"
Friday, October 27, 2017      2 comments

Don't we all love music? It makes me want to speed up on the elliptical. So I have set up a few favorites on YouTube-- for free of course. " I like to move it, move it. We like to move it," So goes the animated movie tune. But then I soon tired... Read more
Plan Something
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      1 comments

Stay on Top of My Game 1. Create a challenge-- I'm doing a 30 Day JM Shred, even if Jillan isn't on TV anymore. 2. Keep score--not just pounds, times exercised per week; miles on elliptical;dvd sessions as influenced by Megan Coat... Read more
Reading about Jane Fonda who looks fantastic at 77
Monday, June 15, 2015      0 comments

Here's a quote from a May 2015 interview at W online magazine--"On my bad days I say to myself, ‘Fonda, you’re resilient, and you’ve never stopped trying to get better.’ That’s my mantra, and it’s saved me many, many times.” Self-talk--"You... Read more
This is working for me.
Saturday, September 14, 2013      1 comments

Every day the scale goes lower. August & half of Sept. have lost 12 lbs. Only do outside weeding on weekends. No energy to exercise when get home at 7 pm. BREAKFAST- coffee, stevia, no sugar creamer, half a wrap (lettuce,tarragon chicken) ... Read more
Annual Summer Reduce-a-thon
Friday, June 21, 2013      1 comments

Now that I have vacation time to sleep enough, exercise, do yard work, and make low cal meals, I can focus on dropping a few lbs. Right decisions so far include: *exercising 3 times a week and doing 6 miles on an elliptical. *fixing my Mi... Read more
Teachers Volunteer Free Hours.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      6 comments

I read a blog by Kim--Possible who was mentioning all she had accomplished in one day in July. Among her many tasks was painting shelves and driving them to her classroom to get ready for school beginning in August. Working on your classroom on... Read more
Wgt.Tips from Harvard Research
Sunday, July 08, 2012      5 comments

ide-to-lasting-weight-loss-2 Above article gives Tips from Harvard Doc and Researchers who have written books: Another Spark member has posted this article, and it is wor... Read more
Gardening=tough workout .
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

Gardening is a workout to dig, walk, bend, stoop, lift & carry. It gives me motivation to go outside and get vitamin D from the sunlight, something I lack during the school year. I only recommend a small plot of land with help from other family ... Read more
2 things that brought me joy today
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      2 comments

1) I swept off the screened in patio/spa area in 100 degrees, but it's free of shoe dirt, dead bugs, and plant leaves. The sweating was good for me. 2) The new Fluval fish pump arrived UPS. It's cleaning the 30 gal. fish tank already, thanks ... Read more
Tomatoes ripe.Red Rocket Crepe Myrtles bloomed this week.
Friday, June 24, 2011      2 comments

I've added these pics to my gallery. Garden tomatoes have flavor compared to the mealy, tasteless grocery store tomatoes. I researched for 2 years and looked at sever... Read more
Miraclenoodles arrived.- Day #1
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      1 comments

I ordered online Sunday and the noodles came Wed. by US. Postal Service. In the previous blog, I explained that this vegetable is a pasta replacement with zero calories. It works for the "Clean Eating" team. After my day at a workshop, I di... Read more
I'm trying shirataki noodles-Zero calories
Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

June 2011--What IF every soup, every serving of spaghetti, every rice dish was zero calories for pasta? There are estimates of losing 50-70 pounds per year using these Japanese noodles. I'll step up to try that! I just ordered konjac shirit... Read more
Weight & Loss put on Teachers
Friday, April 01, 2011      1 comments

When I was young, I planned on being a missionary. I became a teacher, instead. Now I know it means the same thing. I check in to Spark rarely during a coaching season for my competitive Academic Team, (plus I teach 6 classes of high scho... Read more
Dropping in Briefly
Sunday, March 27, 2011      0 comments

It is tough to be on Spark and work full time and have a high school team to coach, so I have been MIA on here since Jan. I'm only dropping in briefly while doing taxes online. Hey I picked up 25 points for just signing on. Good news is I have... Read more
You Can Do it Like I am--1 step at a time.
Thursday, December 16, 2010      1 comments

Thank You. Some of my friends at 30-Day Shred and local affiliates have commented, so I'm glad to respond. I'm very proud of my progress. I have been working very hard--especially on the Schwinn elliptical. My "significant other" comments on th... Read more

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