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Starting the Spring 2018 5% Challenge
Friday, April 06, 2018      7 comments

It's time! Tomorrow is the first day of the new Spring 2018 5% challenge. I'm returning on the Shooting Stars team. This team has stood beside me in good time and in bad. They have seen me through the death of my mom and my dog. They have encour... Read more
Unexpected Discoveries
Friday, February 09, 2018      5 comments

I like the cold weather. Grant it, it's South Carolina so it wasn't really cold compared to most of the country. The low was around 16 a few days, highs in the 20s. But I was able to bundle up and be ok. But what I hate is the deadness of winter... Read more
My walk this evening
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      5 comments

I forgot to post this in the earlier blog. ... Read more
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017      49 comments

A year ago I had a really hard time walking around the local college lake. I was sweating and huffing and puffing and had to take breaks. This evening I walked it at a fast pace, no problem. Wasn't even breathing hard. I would have walked more, ... Read more
Walked the whole trail
Saturday, September 09, 2017      10 comments

Went to a local park with puppy Sam. Today was the first day we walked the entire path around the park. I've usually walked about 25 - 30 minutes and turned back. I was determined to walk the whole trail today. It was only 40 minutes! So it was ... Read more
Great day at the park today
Sunday, September 03, 2017      6 comments

Today I just wanted to take my puppy Sam our for a while. So we went to PetSmart for new dog food. He only barked at 1 dog. That's a great accomplishment for him. Then we went to Riverview Trail. I'd heard about it many times, but had never been... Read more
I'm starting to really get it
Thursday, August 31, 2017      7 comments

I've been walking pretty consistent lately. Today I even walked in the rain! I didn't mean to. I got my dog excited about going outside and when we walked down the long hall of my apartment building and opened the door..... rain. I didn't have t... Read more
I did it! >10,000 steps
Friday, August 25, 2017      12 comments

I've always hated exercise. Some of you know that about me. Recently I started walking with a friend in the mornings in the mall. We started doing 2 laps. Today we did 3 laps.Tonight I took my puppy Sam for a 30-minute walk. 10,220 steps. First ... Read more
Looking Forward to Fitness
Sunday, August 13, 2017      13 comments

For the first time, I'm actually looking forward to exercising. Most of my friends know I hate exercise, but now that I have a buddy I WANT to do more. Even when I'm not walking the mall, I'm just moving more, getting an extra walk in the neighb... Read more
Thankful for My Buddy
Friday, August 11, 2017      11 comments

I've been walking with a friend every morning. I'm so thankful. It has really been great having a partner. It makes it so much fun and I'm looking forward to it. I've always had a problem being consistent with exercise. I've never liked it, even... Read more
New Habit
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      5 comments

Today I met a friend at the mall and we walked for 30 mintues. We're going to meet every morning (except Sat & Sun when I work 8a-8p). This will help me be consistent. I'll also walk puppy Sam in the evenings.... Read more
Starting over
Sunday, July 02, 2017      6 comments

I've been on Sparkpeople for a few years. Originally I lost 30 pounds by tracking everything, walking everyday, and following a low sugar, healthy diet.After maintaining for 2 years, I got complacent. I started drinking more sodas, eating more c... Read more
New Day, New Thoughts
Monday, June 26, 2017      4 comments

It's time to get motivated again. Summer 5% Challenge is about to start. I'm blessed to be on the Shooting Stars team again. The best team, with the... Read more
NSV Sexy
Thursday, June 08, 2017      7 comments

Today I fit into my favorite lace bra. It's been years. I'm bringing sexy back!!! Now if only I had someone to share it with, LOL Right now t... Read more
Walk in the Light of today
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      6 comments

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