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Dawg Days, Reid's Ride edition
Sunday, July 17, 2016      9 comments

Holy tired legs, Sparkadelics! Today was Reid's Ride, a 28 mile ride to raise funds and awareness for reseach and treatment for adolescent and young adult cancers. I headed up our small team for my local Rotary Club. We were 4 women and 1 m... Read more
Dawg Days, goals edition
Saturday, July 16, 2016      13 comments

Here's another blog written on the new phone. No link. No paragraphs. I've been sparking, Sparkers. Logging food. Exercising. The current routine is ... Read more
Dawg Days, paddleboard edition
Thursday, July 07, 2016      13 comments

Sparking on the cell phone, eSparkers. Too lazy to haul out the laptop at 6:45 AM. Dan and I went paddleboarding on July 4th holiday. Not what I expected. Looking back, not sure why this is a surprise to me. I was unable to stand up so I paddl... Read more
Dawg Days, swim badge edition
Sunday, July 03, 2016      11 comments

Nothing like telling me I can't do something to make me do it. Yesterday, Dan and I were talking about open water swimming. Dan is of the opinion that I am not ready for the ocean. I haven't been in the pool swimming laps. He suggested that... Read more
Dawg Days, beach edition
Saturday, July 02, 2016      14 comments

Dan and I just returned from a fun afternoon. He booked us for a paddleboard class this afternoon. We biked over to the beach - 5.5 miles - and waited until our appointment. It was low tide and very breezy. Our instructor suggested that we resch... Read more
Dawg Days, I can do this today edition
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      14 comments

I have been dutiful in logging my food since Sunday. Mixed results so far. I see that I am not eating enough protein again. I don't even hit the minimum 60 grams prescribed by Spark, let alone the 120 grams that Mike and Andrew suggest. At... Read more
Dawg Days, not dead yet edition
Sunday, June 26, 2016      15 comments

I'm still sparking, Sparkers. Just not very publicly. The spark-lapse started when it was days before the huge annual gala that we have at work. I was crazy busy and distracted. Then I was phyiscally and emotionally exhausted afterwards. Then I ... Read more
Dawg Days, biker edition
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      18 comments

Biking to work was good. It was grey, drizzly, and chilly yesterday morning. But I had my new back pack ready to go. My day was planned so off I went. First stop Spectrum. Andrew has been working me hard. He wants me to be able to do that c... Read more
Dawg Days, test run edition
Sunday, May 01, 2016      13 comments

Where did the week go, Sparkers? Holy smokes! How is it possible that it is late Sunday afternoon?!?! Exercise has been good all week. MWF with Andrew. T TH I've been walking and enjoying the warmer weather.Yesterday Dan and I went back to ... Read more
Dawg Days, Sunday edition
Monday, April 25, 2016      12 comments

So, Sparkers. I've been itching for a real bike ride. Usually by the end of April, Dan and I have been going for regular Sunday afternoon bike rides since March. Very late start of the biking season. We did a fantastic ride yesterday. We le... Read more
Dawg Days, Saturday edition
Sunday, April 24, 2016      13 comments

Sparkarinis! I had a great weekend. I did a little bit of everything in AND I cleaned house (including vacuuming and the potty is clean! There is too much for one blog, so you get Saturday for today. I announced Saturday morning that I didn... Read more
Strong Dawg, Swimming edition
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      15 comments

Back in the days when I pretended that my back pain was normal, I regularly did more than one work out in a day. A run in the morning. Weights or a swim after work. Bike ride and a run on Sunday. No big deal. I enjoyed it. Yesterday, Tuesda... Read more
Dawg Days, Patriots Day edition
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      15 comments

I'm a Jersey Girl. Born in NJ. Formed in NJ. Even though my style has changed, deep down I still have big hair, heavy eye liner, too tight jeans, and gum tucked in the back of my mouth. I still have the accent. Ain't nothing changing that. ... Read more
Dawg Days, Boston Strong edition
Monday, April 18, 2016      16 comments

This is going to be short and sweet. I'm barely keeping my eyes open. Met up with ONEKIDSMOM (Barb from here on out) shortly after 9. We navigated security and got ourselves to Boylston Street very close to the finish line for the Boston Ma... Read more
Dawgs Days, Spark Meet edition
Sunday, April 17, 2016      19 comments

As you all know, MOBYCARP and ONEKIDSMOM are in Boston for the Marathon. OKM is in the Crazy, Happy, Supportive Sister and Nutty Spectator division. MC is in the Awesome Dude Qualified and Running He's So Cool division. OVERWORKEDJANET had nothi... Read more

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