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Step three of my coffee addiction challenge
Monday, March 04, 2013      10 comments

What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? Well yesterday's blog comments included a number of folks who think that since coffee is the #1 means for US citizens to get anti-oxidants this isn't the best choice to improve my... Read more
Dang I'm good
Sunday, March 03, 2013      9 comments

I just got back from my local high school track. I read about the one mile test on today's start page www.sparkpeople.com/reso
id=1496 and I haven't really checked my speed since last year when I w... Read more
Coffee plan
Sunday, March 03, 2013      14 comments

Yesterday I sat down with my usual mug of coffee to think about how to cut down on coffee. I quit smoking cold turkey so maybe that will work with this problem too. I have my own coffee maker at work because I don't like the coffee at our offic... Read more
My new Healthy habit- no more coffee addiction
Saturday, March 02, 2013      11 comments

My new 5% Winter challenge goal is to kill off my coffee addiction. I am typically a four cup a day coffee addict. I am going to cut down to one cup. This addiction not only makes me jittery, it comes with an addiction to half & half and equal. ... Read more
The best new sport of all!
Friday, March 01, 2013      10 comments

This past president's day weekend we were invited to the home of our good friends to party all weekend. It was a great time of good healthy food, great conversation and I discovered a new sport that I absolutely love. Snowshoeing!! My friends li... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge Commitment
Thursday, February 07, 2013      5 comments

How much and how often will you exercise? I will walk at least 3 miles daily. MWFSa are power walking days 4 mph + TThSu are Friend walking days when I walk with a good friend or my DH slow enough to be able to chat and share thoughts... Read more
Yummy veggie side dish
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      17 comments

We've fallen into a regular rhythm of having Salmon every Monday since we need to get more fish in our diet and Salmon is so nutritious and tastes great. We have it on Monday since our garbage is collected on Tuesday morning and we can get rid o... Read more
Dinner last night
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      13 comments

Our CSA has been pumping us full of salad greens. Yummy red leaf lettuce and something called Mizuna that is delish but I had never heard of it before. A while back we swore off store-bought salad dressings. We are trying to eat much less proces... Read more
What a terrific 4 day weekend
Monday, November 26, 2012      7 comments

First, thanks to all of my Teddy Bear friends for the glorious birthday greetings. It is all so very appreciated. I love this team! I have never had a more stupendous Thanksgiving holiday in my life. On Thursday my son and I collabor... Read more
I'm improving
Friday, November 16, 2012      8 comments

For almost all of my Spark life I've depended on walking and one class of venyasa yoga for all of my fitness activities and I always fret that I'm not doing enough even though I'm happy with my results. I have a pedometer that counts my steps an... Read more
One word
Monday, October 22, 2012      0 comments

Copied this from 5% Fall Challenge Leader Persistent123! Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste into your own blog, change the answers to suit you. It's really hard to only use one word answers. Where is your cell phone? P... Read more
I love this app!
Thursday, October 18, 2012      13 comments

I just got a new app on my android phone called Cardio trainer. My favorite activity is walking. I walk all over the place and I credit walking for my weight loss success. Cardio Trainer is a great sidekick. Every day when I set off on my extra ... Read more
Enjoying my special day
Monday, October 08, 2012      4 comments

Thanks to all of my teddy bear buddies for visiting my page on my special day in the spotlight. The Teddy bear team is the best with fun ways to get us to know each other and games to see if we can be the last bear standing. I love the 5% challe... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge Goals - inspired by Andy
Monday, October 01, 2012      8 comments

1. Maintain! Maintain! Maintain! 2. Walk every single day! 3. Freggies every day 4. Portion control every day! 5. Fish 2x a week! Vegetarian 2x a week! 6. Visit the Teddy Bear den every day 7. Log my weight on Saturday 8. Enter my ... Read more
Best news ever!!
Sunday, September 30, 2012      8 comments

After 7 miserable years on cholesterol meds my latest blood test has finally showed that I have dropped below the healthy range for cholesterol and my doctor has taken me off of my cholesterol meds ( for the rest of my life, I hope!) . Everythin... Read more

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