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Working It Out
Friday, January 08, 2010      6 comments

I got up at 1300 (1PM) today - had planned for 1400, but Samurai bounced on my bladder and I decided I needed to get up. (TMI?) Did day 5 of the bootcamp. Walked the pups the 1.6 m... Read more
Tilt-a-whirl
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

That's how my head is feeling now. I slept until 1400 (2P)/Got up and had lunch, getting ready for a workout and to go to work. Ha! lost lunch. ... Read more
Day Three Bootcamp - Ow
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      7 comments

So, yesterday was lower body workout with the balance ball between the back and the wall. Squats, lunges, calf raises. Except for looking like an idiot and nearly falling dow... Read more
Never Give Up; Never Surrender!
Monday, January 04, 2010      5 comments

Today's Healthy Reflections was a quote by Mark Twain: "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade ... Read more
Spark Your Body Bootcamp - Day 1
Sunday, January 03, 2010      5 comments

I started the bootcamp today. Today's workout video was Coach Nicole's Jump Start Cardio Workout - 10 minutes of walking, hopping, jumping over a line on the floor. Although I had trouble with the hopping, I was surprised at how quickly it went.... Read more
Something's Going Around
Sunday, January 03, 2010      6 comments

Sorry about worrying everyone yesterday about my mystery illness. The good news is, others at work have begun getting ill with similar symptoms. The bad news is, others at work are getting ill. So, we're hoping it's a virus - not some specific b... Read more
Back to Reality - Deja What?
Saturday, January 02, 2010      4 comments

I got sick at work 2 evenings ago - had to get an IV, some meds, Xrays and a CT (Cat scan) of my belly. Thought I could work last night, but called off again. Made it tonight - busy, busy, so it's a good thing I'm feeling better. ... Read more
Happy New Year!
Thursday, December 31, 2009      4 comments

The end of one year, the beginning of another. The US and many countries celebrate it as 1 January, but it wasn't always that date. The ancient Babylonians observed a New Year celebration about 4000 years ago, but it was the first visible cresce... Read more
Blue Moon
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      3 comments

Since the moon is on an approximate 28 day cycle, occasionally we have what's called the blue moon - a second full moon in a month. This year, it's on New Year's Eve (in the Western hemisphere, anyway. It'll be on New Year's Day for Australia ... Read more
Quotes about Time
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      3 comments

It's that time of the year when we start reviewing. Have we accomplished anything this year? Regrets (I have a few), accomplishments, what would I change, what am I proud of? So, as I ponder the end of the year, putting off (once again) the dog ... Read more
Winter (a poem)
Monday, December 28, 2009      7 comments

I'm playing on line, watching the noon news and putting off walking the pups because it's COLD outside. Also still have to get to the gym. I have managed to get one of the cats to the vet for his routine checkup and shots - after he chewed his w... Read more
Auld Lang Syne
Sunday, December 27, 2009      5 comments

Auld Lang Syne is a song traditionally sung at midnight when horns are blown, confetti is thrown, and a general party atmosphere is created to ring in the New Year with happiness and hope for a bright and prosperous year. Robert Burns wrote the ... Read more
Baby, It's Cold Outside
Saturday, December 26, 2009      9 comments

"Baby, Its Cold Outside" is a pop song with words and music by Frank Loesser. Loesser wrote the duet in 1944 and premiered the song with his wife at their Navarro Hotel housewarming party. Frank Loesser (1910-1969) is one on America's major lyr... Read more
Feliz Navidad
Friday, December 25, 2009      7 comments

"Feliz Navidad" is a Christmas song written in 1970 by the Puerto Rican singer-songwriter José Feliciano. With its simple Spanish chorus (the traditional Christmas/New Year greeting, "Feliz Navidad, próspero año y felicidad" or "Merry Christmas,... Read more
It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Thursday, December 24, 2009      8 comments

"It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas" is a classic Christmas song written in 1951 by Meredith Willson. The song was originally titled "It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas". The song has been recorded by many artists, but was a hit by P... Read more

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