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Sunday, May 31, 2009      1 comments

I took a vacation day this week just to enjoy life. I have a goal to drop the kayak in a body of water once a week for the entire season along with my usual 4 days of aerobic and 2 days of weight lifting. I am upping the ante for the week of 6... Read more
Mini rewards revisited
Monday, May 11, 2009      1 comments

I have to say rewards are a part of the American culture, maybe even a world wide phenomenon. We are rewarded from day 1. Cry, get fed, or changed. Behave well, we get an ice cream cone. Be really good and Santa brings you toys. Study hard... Read more
Feelin' Groovy by the Momma's and Pappa's
Thursday, April 16, 2009      1 comments

Anyone remember that song from the 60's? It always use to make me feel happy, sort of puts a smile in your heart. There's been a lot written about the positive thought process. I am determining in my soul to think positively about every as... Read more
Random thoughts
Friday, April 10, 2009      3 comments

If I lose weight and wear smaller clothes, I will save on laundry....smaller clothes ie more will fit in the washer/dryer hence one load instead of two. Time saver as well! ... Read more
Turning 60 in 2009
Thursday, March 12, 2009      2 comments

I have been semi-stressing over turning 60 this year. I have NEVER given much thought to my age. When all around me stress over 30 I was happy go lucky, 50, hell no, just another great era to conquor. But 60! I joined a 60's sparkteam and my... Read more
Reading Blogs
Sunday, March 01, 2009      2 comments

I find that reading blogs from people I have connected with helps me define goals and encourages me. READ BLOGS, its good for your health and wellness!... Read more
Forgetting the Rewards
Thursday, January 22, 2009      2 comments

Sometimes I forget why I'm not eating the bag of potato chips, not healthy ones but the ones that leave a grease spot on the napkin. Sometimes I forget why I'm doing the 60 minutes of HIIT on the elliptical. Sometimes I forget why I'm not buyi... Read more
Learning from the Negatives
Saturday, November 29, 2008      1 comments

I ride a bike and often will ride long distances. At one point in my life I wanted to ride my bike to work. I made the plan and took off very early and arrived at work safe and sound. So again I tried it, however it had rained the night befo... Read more
Friday, November 14, 2008      2 comments

It's 10 minutes till midnight, when I turn 59. I lay here in bed after watching movie and consuming popcorn and 2 beers. It has not been a good eating day and not a good tracking day so probably consumed 2500 calories if not more. So.... My... Read more
Friday, October 17, 2008      2 comments

Good luck, I see it written, hear it spoken over and over again. I even say it and write it. Every time I use the phrase I chastise myself. I don't think any changes come from luck. If you eat within your calorie range, meet your goals fo... Read more
Monday, September 08, 2008      0 comments

In college I did a research project with a doctoral student. Her project divided individuals into 3 groups, the aerobics (runners), the anerobid (weight trainers) and the combined aerobic and anerboic. In the end, as other researchers have f... Read more
Renewed Enthusiasm
Tuesday, August 05, 2008      0 comments

Summer hits and we all get busy going, doing.....everything but staying on plan with the diet and going to the gym. I even thought about quiting (save the $$$) but yesterday I went with my personal trainer (my son). Today I am smiling with the... Read more
Exercise and Feeling Amazing!!!
Thursday, April 17, 2008      2 comments

I re-read and article on exercise and menopause, its on my spark page now if you are interested. At any rate I personally found that I was not having nearly the hot flashes my sister was having until I slacked off my exercising while caring for... Read more

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