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"Move more."
Monday, January 18, 2016      5 comments

That two-word phrase holds the secret to my health success: "Move more." I know this. And for me, when I move a lot more, I eat quite a bit less. I get on a roll. I lose weight, I build strength and muscle. All I have to do is MOVE MORE. ... Read more
Fun Ways to Stay Fit in 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      5 comments

I try to keep my exercise as enjoyable as possible, but this year's off to a particularly good start! On New Year's Day, I did the polar plunge at Barton Springs! Refreshing...at least, as long as I stayed in the water. It was 68 in there, and... Read more
Working Hard!
Monday, January 11, 2016      2 comments

One of my closest friends in life has been blogging regularly on Sparkpeople, and reading her stories has inspired me to get back to regular Sparkblogging as well! After all, I'm a writer, write? Ha ha. I was laid off from my job a while b... Read more
2015 will BE my year.
Sunday, January 04, 2015      4 comments

It's gonna happen this year. I can feel it. I really can. Now to just DO it.... Read more
Goals for now
Tuesday, September 16, 2014      0 comments

My main goal right now is to get to a point where my usual methods of exercise come easy to me again...namely swimming, elliptical trainer and walking. I'm still trying to let go of the fact that a lovely birthday hike, following a lovely weeken... Read more
Keeping my word
Friday, August 22, 2014      0 comments

Almost every day, I make an announcement to my sweetheart that I plan to go the gym, or to swim, or something else to benefit my health. And then...I just don't do it. Instead when I finish my work day, I make dinner for us (usually healthy, b... Read more
Getting Set Up!
Friday, January 17, 2014      3 comments

Since 2011 I have put on 50 pounds...so I'm taking action! This is what I've done since I weighed in last Friday: 1 - Admitted my weight to Kevin and Monica 2 - Enrolled... Read more
Follow-up: Holding Myself Accountable
Thursday, January 26, 2012      1 comments

Last blog entry I kvetched about how I often don't do even the smallest things in order to jump-start myself into healthful living again. Well, it's a week later and guess what? I have swimsuit, goggles, and other accountrements packed a... Read more
Starting Over...Again
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      1 comments

OK, so this is my second blog entry in a few days. I've decided that I'm going to try and document my procrastination as much as my successes, simply because I need to face the methods in which I procrastinate in order to achieve that success. ... Read more
Back in the Saddle
Friday, January 13, 2012      0 comments

In the last six months, I've finally met the man who I believe I'm going to marry. And you know what? I'm heavy. I'm at 230 pounds. Funny thing is, love doesn't see that, and I'm so happy about that. It means that I'm able to move for... Read more
Treating oneself like a friend
Thursday, November 18, 2010      1 comments

The other night I played a show. Afterwards, a friend gave me a compliment and there I went, into a litany of how it wasn't perfect, what happened, etc...then I stopped short. Since beginning to understand the issues I have with overeatin... Read more
Vitamin supplements
Friday, May 28, 2010      0 comments

Having Grade IV Osteoarthritis, it's difficult for me to be TOO active...usually I end up injuring myself. If only I COULD be on Biggest Loser, where I would have doctor supervision all the time! Ah, well...they need it more than me, I suppose.... Read more
Biggest Loser
Thursday, February 11, 2010      1 comments

I don't have cable, or even get one channel. All the TV watching I do is either online or at Monica's house. But with iTunes, Netflix, and online availability, it's not like I'm starving for television at all. Anyway...a few nights ago, I... Read more