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Sometimes it helps to be reminded.
Thursday, May 03, 2007      1 comments

First of all, I want to thank all of you that have been posting on my page, and on my teams encouraging me. I don't know how I earned the priveledge of having this support, but it is only with this network that any of us are going to succeed. ... Read more
Can it really have been a year?
Friday, April 27, 2007      1 comments

Just this past week I past my one year anniversary with SP. I can't believe it has been that long. I've learned a lot, and passed a few obstacles. I wish the weight loss this year were more than 45 pounds, but that is life. My biggest ch... Read more
Overdid it, and learned that rest is good, too.
Sunday, April 15, 2007      1 comments

We hear all the time about the importance of exercise, getting out and doing cardio, moving, doing. Brenda and Karen, my personal trainers have tried for a year to convince me that rest is good, too. Well, I am now a believer. I overpushe... Read more
Small Steps matter
Monday, April 09, 2007      0 comments

Well, today has been a better day. Not perfect, but better. I actually managed to walk 2 laps of the house today with no pain or muscle grabs, and also made some corn bread to go with dinner. I cling to these small improvements as the... Read more
Friday, April 06, 2007      0 comments

Well, things were going along really well on Thursday. We were finishing up a WONDERFUL clinic ride, one where I couldn't seem to do anything wrong. Then Something spooked Falcao, and I was off. I couldn't get up from all 4's, just laye... Read more
It is sooo working!
Monday, March 26, 2007      0 comments

I finished a dressage horse show this weekend, and I am in awe at the changes that have happened to me since last November. My endurance is up. I used to ride one class with warm up and feel almost too tired to walk back to the barn, so I w... Read more
Saturday, March 17, 2007      0 comments

Well, this blog seems to be a monthly thing. I don't think about it often enough, and I should as it can be a great tool for me. I have found a wonderful correlation between my riding and my Pilates. I now go from a riding session with my... Read more
Discouragement and life
Saturday, March 03, 2007      0 comments

Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could magically just wish for something and it would be ours? How many of us have thought about this as we grew up? You know the magic wand really does exist, but you have to wave it at your goal every hour, ... Read more
It's done!
Sunday, January 28, 2007      0 comments

Well, I have reached a good stopping place so that I can get some work done. I can now walk into my fabric room and admire the colors and patterns that lurk there. I have a cutting table that I can actually use, and rearranged my sewing ar... Read more
Let's get going!!
Friday, January 26, 2007      1 comments

It has been a hard week. I decided to clean out my studio to make it easier to work in there, and I didn't realize how bad it was. I have spent a lot of the week when I wasn't riding, working out or doing other household chores ironing fabric ... Read more
Ch Ch Ch Changes!
Sunday, January 21, 2007      2 comments

I cannot believe I am only 5 pounds from losing 100!!! It doesn't seem possible. It has taken so long to go away that now that so much is gone, I can't remember what it was like to be there. I only know that I don't want to EVER go there agai... Read more
What a weekend!
Tuesday, November 21, 2006      0 comments

This has been a weekend to end all weekends. It was the weekend of my first horse show in 1.5 years. It started out well on Friday with our schooling in the arenas we would show in the next couple of days until Faclcao spooked and left m... Read more
COming to grips with life changes
Monday, November 13, 2006      0 comments

I have found that it is hard to adjust to a lower exercise level and thus a lower calorie level now that I can't train because of my foot. If I eat slow and drink water the smaller portions are OK, but I look at it and think "Mmmm, that's... Read more
The most incredible experience of my life!
Monday, November 06, 2006      1 comments

Well, I am back from walking in the Breast Cancer 3-day walk, and I can tell you that it was the most incredible experience in my life. There are no words to describe how it feels to accomplish such a thing. The Opening ceremonies were hel... Read more
I love new shoes!
Tuesday, October 24, 2006      0 comments

I can't believe I have gone through 2 pairs of walking shoes already! But I bought my new shoes for the walk, and have been wearing the pearly white ones everywhere to get them broken in for the walk. We found a solution as to why my toe i... Read more

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