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Thursday, November 17, 2011      13 comments

I have had a number of people ask me about the kumihimo (complex Japanese braids) that I make, so I thought I would attempt to write a photo blog and show you as it's easier to show than to explain. Since I'm a history buff, a bit of histor... Read more
Thoughts on Unearthing the Lost Treasure of Cardio (Rollerblading)
Friday, November 11, 2011      4 comments

I wrote this in response to the latest of the Slowest Losers' blogs, Unearthing The Lost Treasure Of Cardio: www.dailyspark.com/blog.
st_treasure_of_cardio In it, he talks about Rollerbl... Read more
BINGO Blog about Successes
Monday, November 07, 2011      8 comments

Sometimes it's really easy to get bogged down by the things that don't go the way you think they should...the pounds that don't come off, the extra calories you ate last night at the restaurant, the missed workouts, whatever. It's so easy to fo... Read more
A quick random blog
Monday, October 03, 2011      4 comments

One of the Wisteria Wolves mentioned having a rough day because her blood sugar dropped, and I thought to post a little something cautioning people to watch their blood sugar. Hypoglycemia--low blood sugar--is usually associated with diabet... Read more
A-Z meme... stolen from multiple Wolves
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      6 comments

A. Age: 35 B. Bed size: King C. Chore you dislike: Cleaning the bathroom D. Dogs: none E. Essential start to your day: Caffiene. I'm trying at least drink more tea and less Mello Yello! It will be easier when it gets colder... Read more
Love, Marriage and Weight Gain
Sunday, September 11, 2011      4 comments

The other day, I read a Sparks blog talking about the relationship between getting married and weight issues-- www.dailyspark.com/blog.
_love_got_to_do_with_it Apparently some studies have s... Read more
Finding Balance
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      7 comments

Today starts round 17 of the Biggest Loser Challenge, which I will probably be posting about from time to time. My stats for the beginning of this round (just to get them out there): WEIGHT: 170.0 lbs. BUST 41" CHEST 33.5" WAIST ... Read more
Do I want to lose weight?
Friday, September 02, 2011      7 comments

First, a side comment.... I realized when I went to enter my swimming today that I had completely forgotten to enter my fitness minutes for Pennsic. Oops! Though in truth it's a very crude and rough estimate.... how in the world does one recor... Read more
Pennsic Highlights
Monday, August 29, 2011      4 comments

I have been off line for awhile, mostly because of a major SCA event that I went to called Pennsic. As many of you know, I'm a member of a living history organization called the SCA--a group which researches and recreates the life of nobil... Read more
Guilty about food craving?
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      4 comments

Since when did I start getting frustrated and guilty every time I get hungry? This week is another crazy one for me... one of the craziest of the year, in many ways. So I'm going going going yesterday, and while I was running errands start... Read more
Heat Advisory.... So Be Careful!
Thursday, July 21, 2011      6 comments

This week, on the days I can swim I've been swimming, but if I can't swim I haven't been exercising much because it is just too hot for me. This morning when I woke up it had already hit 85 F with a heat index of 101; It hit a high of 97 and I ... Read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      5 comments

It's been awhile since I last posted--18 days, to be precise. Part of it is that I have been very busy this summer, and I had to cut back on things and unfortunately one of the things I cut back on was sparks (not healthy living--still struggli... Read more
Friday, July 01, 2011      8 comments

I'm sorry that I've MIA for awhile. June has been a busy, rough month. I got sick. I went on a writing retreat that was very productive but I didn't have internet access. And for the rest of the month I've been very very busy. Alternati... Read more
Friday, June 03, 2011      4 comments

Where did spring go? Normally, by early April I'm longing to plant my containers on my balcony,... I look at gardening catalogs, maybe order some stuff, and plot out what I want... list the herbs, brainstorm flowers, etc. This year, we... Read more
Thoughts from Kingdom A&S/Crown Tourney
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      9 comments

Otherwise known as my crazy Memorial Day Weekend. Last weekend was very busy, to say the least. We had friends stay over Friday night and got up very early Saturday morning (we were to be on the road by 4:30 am) in order to reach Kentucky... Read more

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