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Archery (follow-up)
Monday, April 22, 2013      4 comments

I had a wonderful time on Saturday. The day started cold, but turned beautiful. I have once again learned my yearly lesson about sunscreen. Use it! My face and neck are sporting a sunburn. On the bright side I won the Roving Range compe... Read more
Archery Season & 5k Goal
Friday, April 19, 2013      4 comments

Yay! Tomorrow is the first archery Event of the season! I cannot wait to feel my bow in my hands again. The last couple of years I have not been able to attend very many archery practices, and I am not seeing this year be much better. ... Read more
Do you Have Sciatica / Sciatic pain?
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

PIPSANDMSMAMA79 & I have started a Spark Team for sufferers of Sciatica. Neither of us are medical professionals, we are just trying to get a support group going for those facing the unique challenges for trying to stay healthy and in shape wh... Read more
How I break through work-out reluctance.
Friday, March 29, 2013      8 comments

In no particular order: -Get Dressed. I have specific workout clothes. One I have gone through the trouble of wrestling on my sports bra, braiding back hair, lacing up sneakers, etc. I feel obligated to do SOMETHING. -Reset mental moti... Read more
A tragic side effect of exercise ...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      13 comments

I have a nice little collection of knee socks. Many of them striped. Several in simple whimsical patterns from polka dots to butterflies. As I have been working out my calf muscles have been gaining lovely definition. I have always like my le... Read more
Aren't you DONE yet?
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      9 comments

Inspired by CAKEMAKERMOM’s blog “You don't look that big” I started this as a comment on her blog and it grew into something more that I wanted to share on my own. I am 5’10” I have a strong frame and an hourglass shape. Generous bosom an... Read more
Winding down
Thursday, March 14, 2013      6 comments

I hope my body re-adjusts to the time change soon. I am rather worn down. My insomnia is bad enough without them toying with time. I might be catching a cold too. Or my seasonal allergies are getting an early start. Sometimes it is difficul... Read more
Running uphill
Friday, March 08, 2013      5 comments

Over the last couple of years I have seen my workout endurance grow. I can do things now that I could not do then without collapsing. Often, while I am reluctant to start, once I get going it is over before I know it. I am sweaty, flushed... Read more
"Objects in mirror are closer than they appear"
Monday, March 04, 2013      4 comments

Oy! What a week! In spite of being crazy busy almost every night of the week I managed to fit in a workout every day between Monday and Thursday. I had planned to get a quick on Friday too even though my Mother would be arriving that nigh... Read more
I'm Still Standing
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      8 comments

No really, I have not been terribly active on Spark in the last couple of weeks, but I simply cannot. Too much work stress (double duty again) Too much happening in the personal zone too (not bad or anything just crazy busy) Have droppe... Read more
Sunshine on my Shoulders.......
Monday, February 18, 2013      5 comments

Had a pretty good week last week. I stayed on schedule with my workouts. I ate mostly reasonable for the better part of the week, with a few planned indulgences. Wednesday was one of the few exceptions. It was a Fast day (Ash Wednesday... Read more
Body Image Bonus! (Non-Scale progress)
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      8 comments

First the accountability. Non-exercise weekend. Calorie overindulgences, you know the typical issue I have when I spent the weekend with my boyfriend. A positive note there though, I actually read him most of my last blog post. We had a conv... Read more
Every other week Roadblock (WARNING- ramble)
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      6 comments

Let’s face it. I have one good week. One off week. It seems to be the rhythm. I honestly do not think it is for typical reasons. If someone else said this to me I would assume that they burn themselves out in the Good week, and t... Read more
First Official Challange Complete
Friday, February 01, 2013      6 comments

emoticon Yay! I am finished with the Official January Jumpstart Fitness Challenge! I was really reluctant t... Read more
How long till I believe?
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      11 comments

How long will it be before I really believe that I have lost the weight for good. That I will maintain my healthy life style? What will it take to stop feeling fat, to stop fearing it's return. I have not reached my goal yet, have been mai... Read more

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