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Jan 9th, 2012.... Day 9 Blog
Monday, January 09, 2012      13 comments

Today has been another good day. I was a little bit high on my calories, going over by 700. However, I was also high on my exercise minutes. I did 240 minutes of cardio & added some extra strength exercises to my routine. Since this is the f... Read more
Jan 8th, 2012. Day 8 Blog
Sunday, January 08, 2012      15 comments

Can you believe that we've begun the 2nd week of January already? It's been a good week for me. I am grateful to be back on track & feeling SPARKTACULAR. I owe my success to my spark friends, especially my "SERIOUS SISTERS" and my spark team f... Read more
Jan 7th, 2012... Day 7 blog.... CA TREK week 1
Saturday, January 07, 2012      14 comments

Today has been another good day. The granddaughters spent the night last night. My son got up & fixed everyone a nice breakfast. We had some fun laughing & being silly. Michael & Kaydon went to a cub scout adventure while I took two of the g... Read more
Jan 6th 2012, Day 6 blogging
Friday, January 06, 2012      14 comments

Today has been a good day. I went over to the Y early so that I could show a couple of my pool ladies around the Nautilus room & how to use some of the equipment there. We are going to meet at 8am on Mon/Wed/Fri so that we can work out there be... Read more
Jan 5th, 2012... Day 5 blogging
Thursday, January 05, 2012      21 comments

Today has been another good day. I made sure to keep all my commitments, tracked all my food & fitness and here I am writing blog #5. One of my big blessings right now is that my family is totally on board with my program. My son & DIL bo... Read more
Jan 4th, 2012... Day 4 Blogging
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      14 comments

I admit that I am really tired & this going to be short & sweet. I kept to my goals today. I used the trackers for both food & fitness. I stayed below 2000 calories and I got in extra cardio time. I did something good just for Dawn.... I... Read more
Jan 3rd, 2012 Day 3 blogging
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      22 comments

Day 3 of blogging & the new year. So far, 2012 is as successful as I had hoped. Today my food was good & I did 4 hours of exercise in the pool. I gave myself some ME time by sitting in the steam room for 30 minutes and then another 15 minutes ... Read more
Jan 2nd, 2012 Day 2
Monday, January 02, 2012      23 comments

Tonight I am really tired but I'm determined to keep my commitment to blog daily. I got to the Y this morning a little bit early. It was nice to get to visit with some of the ladies. I taught 2 classes this morning before my friend Mel got to... Read more
Jan 1st 2012, Day 1
Sunday, January 01, 2012      28 comments

Today has been an awesome day. A wonderful beginning to a bright & shining new year. My friend Barbararose54 posted a quote in her blog today. I want to share it with you NOW because it really hit home for me. Here it is: "When th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Reflections: SERIOUSLY SPEAKING
Friday, December 30, 2011      50 comments

Most of us are taking the time to reflect on 2011. We take time to look at our successes and our failures. How we react to these reflections can be as different as all the colors in the spectrum. What will we do with these findings? Will we ... Read more
Brake Failure..... I'm grateful
Thursday, November 03, 2011      36 comments

Today the brakes went out in my van. Oh, they were grinding earlier in the week & I knew that they needed to be replaced but today.... there were NO brakes! Very scary to have to drive slowly & carefully to work, then dentist, then to the repa... Read more
FALLING DOWN..... I'm grateful
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      31 comments

Today I fell. It was a hard fall. I tripped over the dog's chain & landed hard on my knee, the one that I fell on several years ago & crushed. I landed not only on my knee, but on top of some of the grandchildrens' bikes so hard that I knocke... Read more
Thursday, September 01, 2011      34 comments

September is normally BACK TO SCHOOL month.... truthfully, my grandchildren all went back to school in mid or late August, but I always went back to school just after Labor Day. We looked forward to the end of the school year because we wanted ... Read more
Monday, August 01, 2011      48 comments

July was a rough month for me. I spent most of the month overstressed, overtired, run ragged, depressed and frustrated. TOO MUCH DOING & not enough "being". I used to have a therapist who would remind me that I needed to spend more time as a ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Tough Questions... Tough Love
Monday, July 04, 2011      67 comments

A water aerobic student/friend of mine, whom I admire very much for being very fit & in shape, asked me a tough question after class yesterday . She said that while she has heard my story & knows that I have lost over 100 pounds, she wanted to k... Read more

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