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5 Days Before Christmas
Monday, December 20, 2010      2 comments

Twas 5 days before Christmas, and all through the house.... I was up and moving to music, dancing around in the house! My groceries are purchased, healthy menus have been planned. Now the only thing left is seating table placements so no one has... Read more
INFLUENZA is an awful word!
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      1 comments

Word? Ha! Influenza is horrid. I was down for the count, and it wasn't the flu that we get the flu shot for. It was one of those wayward flus that everyone is catching. No one wants it. It dehydrates you, and makes every muscle in your body hu... Read more
I am back!
Monday, October 25, 2010      4 comments

I have to admit, I got tired of spending so much time at the computer. So, I eliminated SPARKPeople from my life for a few months. My journey was a discouraging one. To begin with, I checked out a weight loss center. It would have cost me some b... Read more
What a work out!
Monday, June 07, 2010      0 comments

We sold my mother's patio home - 2 bedroom, no basement, no attic.... Mom is in a nursing home, has been for several years now. So, with selling the home, we needed to pack up, remove, set up for a garage sale and clean up the place. WHERE did ... Read more
In Sickness and in Health....
Friday, May 28, 2010      0 comments

I have been trying to adopt the attitude that even when ill, I should be exercising. Well, it is not working for me. I had strep which turned toward pneumonia. Walking is difficult because breathing is labored. It has been 1-1/2 weeks since I ... Read more
First Car Show, First Place Trophy
Monday, May 03, 2010      5 comments

If losing weight we only so easy..... We took the Classic Car out of storage Saturday, shined her up and got on the road early Sunday morning for our first car show of the season. As we drove, I started thinking about the 18 years of hard work ... Read more
Frustration is: Only Nine Pounds Lost in Four Months Time
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      3 comments

Okay, so I HAVE lost weight. I have been diligent, and I have fallen down a few times. Each week, I set my personal goals. I follow my menu plan, I try to drink my water, and I attempt to find time to work out. I have decided to make ONE BIG cha... Read more
Baby Steps Are Good.
Saturday, April 17, 2010      6 comments

It is Saturday. A day for me to run my self crazy with errands and chores. I stepped on my scale this morning, expecting to see the frozen numbers, instead, I dropped a few pounds! What a lovely surprise! This Spark journey began in January 20... Read more
Doing it My Way
Friday, April 16, 2010      2 comments

EXERCISE is different for me these days. Artifical hip, shoulder, and neck cage have set limitations on my flexibility and range of motion, as well as limits on lifting weights. So, I am finding creative ways to make my moves. I can not run, r... Read more
Slow and Steady Will Win The Race
Friday, March 19, 2010      3 comments

emoticon It is not really a race...my racing (foot racing) days are over, due to hip replacement. However, I ... Read more
Car Crazy
Monday, March 08, 2010      1 comments

Somehow, my other car blog got synched out. So, I am blogging again. I am anxious for spring and summer car shows. Anxious to get the 59 out of storage. It has been a long snowy winter. I even opted out of World of Wheels car show because of the... Read more
Spring seems to be in the air
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      0 comments

Today, the sun is shining in Minnesota. I thought the weather man said we were to expect rain, freezing, then changing to snow..but hey, I like this sunshine and 40 degrees bett... Read more