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August 2016 - My Update
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      7 comments

In July, I ordered a Beachbody exercise program: 22 Minute Hard Core---a workout patterned somewhat after the military. Well, a week ago I started off with Level 1 Cardio and Level 1 Resistance. It wasn't pretty on my end, but... with some modif... Read more
60 Days 'til 60: A Success!
Saturday, November 21, 2015      10 comments

I am so-ooo happy! This past year's Birthday Countdown was a success! I didn't specify that I had to lose weight... but I did! Whoopee! The 60 days went from 9/22 until 11/20 (I weighed in 11/21). From 182.4 to 177. Lost: 5.4 lbs ... Read more
Birthday Countdown: "60 Days 'til 60"!!!
Thursday, September 24, 2015      12 comments

Oh my! I'm going to turn 60 soon! There's something about leaving one decade and beginning a new one that seems more "weighty." Of course... I'm talking about now that I'm getting older. When younger, I couldn't WAIT to get to certain ages... Read more
September is Nat'l Yoga Month - Women's Health & Fitness Month
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      8 comments

September is Nat'l Yoga Month - Women's Health & Fitness Month Actually, September has a TON of observances / awarenesses! Which ones are YOU interested in?!!! National Yoga Month Women's Health & Fitness Week/Day (last week of ... Read more
"Balance Your Body Chemistry to Burn Fat Fast!"
Sunday, July 26, 2015      6 comments

Last week I was at a thrift store and bought a book on nutrition: "60 Seconds to Slim: Balance Your Body Chemistry to Burn Fat Fast" by Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, ROHP I recognized the author's name when I saw it; she had been on my radar... Read more
February 2015 Musings & Re-cap
Sunday, March 01, 2015      8 comments

Just my musings... First, the positive that I'm happy about: Although I stopped going to yoga during February (due to bad shoulder pain), yoga classes helped me to be Very Conscious of my posture! I have remembered to walk Very Tall much ... Read more
January 2015 - Hodge Podge & Reflection
Saturday, January 31, 2015      7 comments

Not trying to write anything "pretty." Just wanted to jot down how my January went so I can look back. (Sorta like a diary, I guess.) I started keeping a small journal (red) again for this year. (Last year's was a lime green; I did really g... Read more
59 Days 'Til I Turn 59 (My Plan!)
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      10 comments

It's time for my annual "Birthday Countdown!" What's a birthday countdown? Simple: (1) Take the age you'll be at your next birthday... (2) and count that many days backward from your birth date. (3) Now EARNESTLY begin your o... Read more
Just Changed My Spark Name!
Thursday, May 29, 2014      16 comments

A quick re-cap: I joined Spark in 2006. (I've been here 8 years now!) Originally, I went with SUSYINKC - Susy in KC (Kansas City). Then, when our RV traveling life began and we were no longer permanent Kansas Citians, I decided to... Read more
What Exactly is an Exercise "Snack"?!
Saturday, May 17, 2014      2 comments

ood-sugar-154844802.html I just read an article with the words "exercise snacks" in the title. No, it's not a food (which was my initial thought). It's a f... Read more
Skin Aging: Reverse It With Exercise!!!
Monday, May 12, 2014      7 comments

= Can Exercise Reverse Skin Aging? = According to the article (see link below), it sure can! tanaamen.com/blog/item/c
ging?category_id=9 One exciting point the article made (in ad... Read more
Inflammation = Belly Fat; But Dark Chocolate Can Be Our Friend!
Friday, May 02, 2014      7 comments

I've been thinking about trying out the Anti-Inflammatory Diet. www.drweil.com/drw/u/ART
02012/anti-inflammatory-diet Why that particular diet? Well, specifically because of my unwanted belly fat!!! Can you relate?! ... Read more
Blog Test... Plus Short Recap on Probiotics
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      10 comments

Two things: (1) I'm testing to see whether this blog shows up on our newly redesigned Spark team page. (2) I wanted to jot a few things down after a week of taking probiotics. The first two days I -thought- I saw some progress! S... Read more
Probiotics / Enzymes / New Eating Choices
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      11 comments

What has happened to me these past few years? I've ballooned in my weight. Size 8s and 10s are a thing of the past. And after today's shopping trip, I'm not even a size 14 any more... On the one hand, I've explained it to myself that it's a... Read more
"Life is Accumulative"
Thursday, February 13, 2014      9 comments

Hello. I'm Susy and I've been a non-exerciser, non-healthy eater for the past several years. (gulp!) There! I've said it out loud. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - When I WORKED at a gym, it was easy t... Read more

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