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Off to the pool
Sunday, March 18, 2018      9 comments

Not much to talk about except I am continuing to work out in the gym and the pool, alternating days. My trainer happily dunked herself in the water with me last week and tweaked my current exercises to great success! She's a lifeguard-CPR trai... Read more
Waiting for spring and other things
Thursday, March 15, 2018      9 comments

We are all waiting for something. Remember good things com to those who wait (really?). Waiting for friends to post or comment with the right thoughts to keep us motivated. Waiting to get that perfect balance between hunger and boredom. ... Read more
Got my hugs and kisses from sweet Caroline!
Sunday, March 11, 2018      18 comments

Big brother joined the fun. Perfect!... Read more
Somebody turned 2 on the storm day
Saturday, March 10, 2018      16 comments

I hoped we'd get to see sweet Caroline on her 2nd birthday. No such luck as trees were down everywhere. Here she is last week with her Pop-Pop and brother. ... Read more
Whew. Dodged a bullet and a tree!
Thursday, March 08, 2018      16 comments

This is why I think about moving to the sunny south. 14 inches of heavy white stuff. Trees and lines down everywhere. Listening to the trees break... Read more
Changing up my game
Sunday, March 04, 2018      13 comments

Don't think I've suddenly "got IT" but I have started to change up my game. I took on training with the person I blessed DH with as I knew she'd be a good fit. She's deemed me very competent at exercising properly! She is also very good at tweak... Read more
I whined, therefore I did something
Thursday, March 01, 2018      9 comments

Lunch with the kids in sunshine was perfect yesterday. I live in the vicinity and NYC was an old stomping ground. I usually don't play tourist as I have destinations in mind. Walking about was a treat for the soul (my soles hurt!). I met my... Read more
11,000 steps of fun. Getting out in the sunshine to boost my spirits.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      12 comments

I managed to do about 11,000 steps today! My kids wanted to take me to lunch at SIL2's favorite Chinese restaurant near his work. Sure! What a lovely day! We visited Bryant Park ... Read more
Not so bad after all.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      15 comments

My beloved cardiologist of 30 years said: You healed your DH and that was hard to do, good work! But you're my patient so let's talk. All your tests look great (add age-related) You look great. You've been a rock to your family. Y... Read more
Sunday, February 25, 2018      11 comments

I'm not feeling very "Sparky" these days. Perhaps it's the end of winter blues. Perhaps it's my lack of commitment to avoid overeating (healthy foods). ... Read more
Thoughtfully cleaning out files and such. Are you prepared?
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      13 comments

A few nights ago we attended a funeral service for the mother of our niece's husband. The father survives but has Parkinson's, early dementia and cannot live on his own. Now these kids, with 3 of their own, have to figure out how to manage this ... Read more
Ice, ice, baby!
Sunday, February 18, 2018      11 comments

It looks so pretty but when I went out at 630 to sh... Read more
Guilty of eating too much of a good thing as pointed out in a nutrition article!
Saturday, February 17, 2018      12 comments

I took a look at this Spark article and admit I'm guilty of this transgression. 5 Healthy Foods You Might Be Overeating Avocado. Yep, I find I have 1/2 not 1/4 of the fruit when I choose to eat it. Don't get me near the guacamole or it... Read more
Wanting to change the world
Thursday, February 15, 2018      6 comments

We need a better system to recognize at risk kids. Thinking love for today. emoticon ... Read more
Here's the thing...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018      7 comments

emoticon Before I forget, happy Valentine's Day and a good Ash Wednesday for celebrators and believers. In ... Read more

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