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It's not about the date on the milk
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      6 comments

Note to cereal / oatmeal eaters: Even if the date for the milk's freshness is still within range, you won't enjoy breakfast if there isn't enough of it. Another note: If you just did a lot of rowing and strength training, that container of... Read more
Day Four to Day Five
Monday, October 17, 2011      4 comments

Today, I needed less plan. I tracked my food - stayed in range - and did my 200 Situp Challenge for the Day, but I just had no energy for working out. I had other plans in the morning and, really, just didn't have much left for a workout at th... Read more
Day Three to Day Four
Sunday, October 16, 2011      3 comments

More log-style stuff: The calories went well yesterday, even with a bit of wine with dinner. We eat a bit 'bigger' on the weekends, but typically just two meals and a small snack. Today I walked to the pet food store and the Farmer's ... Read more
Err, Day One to Day Three
Saturday, October 15, 2011      3 comments

It's gonna take a while to get into blogging regularly, me thinks. Day One wrapped up well. Day Two started early with some rowing, followed by ST and the squat challenge workout for the day. Work was actually productive and I managed to ... Read more
Day Zero to Day One (Log)
Thursday, October 13, 2011      7 comments

(I don't know that these will be terribly interesting to read. I just figured that I post and see where this effort leads me.) Day Zero Big dose of reality - yep Recognized big need to change - uh-hunh Researched and gathered info... Read more
The Wall is Full of Writing - Who's Reading?
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      12 comments

I knew this day was coming. At some point in our lives, reality pops up and challenges our beliefs and habits in a way that can no longer be ignored. For some, this may be where denial enters and retaliates, but even that is a short-term respo... Read more
A Quick Pic for Morticia
Saturday, October 08, 2011      7 comments

I saw this fella on my walk today. All the squirrels were busy today; very motivating when you know colder weather will be here soon! Have a great weekend, SparkFrie... Read more
Some Fall Sunshine, Especially for LLTS01 and BOVEY63
Sunday, October 02, 2011      7 comments

The Twin Cities Marathon is underway and it looks like a perfect start for the event. If you look to the right - between two buildings - and see a teeny city in the distance, that the state capitol (Saint Paul) and the finish line for the m... Read more
How HOT was August? It may be too soon to tell.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      12 comments

Welcome to 31AUG2011! It's been a month with a lot of change and plenty of moving targets. The good news is that a lot of good things are happening. While I know better than to expect immediate changes, it is heartening to know that a few... Read more
Thanks to AMBERNICHOLE3, I'm getting HOT in August!
Monday, August 01, 2011      10 comments

Happy August, SparkFriends! My SparkFriend AMBERNICHOLE3 set up a team to help everyone mix-up their fitness efforts and kick-start some positive changes. I've not done a 30-day challenge before, so I'm excited to see what it's about. ... Read more
Hi, Beautiful!
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      14 comments

Good Morning, SparkFriends! It's a bright clear morning and my virtual Friday (last day of work this week). Suffice to say that my brain is already into weekend-mode, which is probably why this next incident still makes me grin. I tes... Read more
Just who is the biggest dork?
Saturday, July 16, 2011      12 comments

Hi Friends! My SparkBuddy YIBYAB posted a great blog with some super pictures. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=4361591 His idea was really cool and I certainly didn't wa... Read more
A Lovely Walk
Saturday, July 02, 2011      10 comments

Hi All, Just a few photos to show you a lovely day in my neighborhood. Patrick and I went for a walk to fetch cat food (and beer). It felt good to take a walk without melting! Have a terrific weekend! ~ Trish ... Read more
Reach Out To Absent SparkFriends
Saturday, June 25, 2011      14 comments

Hi Gang - Usually my blog space is newsy and whatnot. Well, that's not my angle tonight. NEWS: Suffice to say, my father-in-law is back in the hospital BUT my knee is feeling really well and my energy is returning. Feel better? The... Read more
Pictures for BARBIETEC (and Everyone!)
Sunday, June 05, 2011      16 comments

Hi All - In a crazy stroke of Spring Madness, we are experiencing the SECOND day of magnificent weather. Trust me when I say it's been a long while coming! I told BARBIETEC that I was going on a walk and would take some pictures. For... Read more

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