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Our Sarah Bear in Heaven for Christmas
Sunday, January 04, 2015      5 comments

Sarah 5/8/96-12/24/14. Our dear exceptional daughter, Sarah, passed away approximately 15 minutes prior to midnight Dec 24 to spend Christmas with Jesus. Each of her 3 si... Read more
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Monday, January 27, 2014      93 comments

I am a SPARK ACTIVITY TRACKER FAN! emoticon ... Read more
Woohoo! I lost 5 pounds.
Saturday, January 29, 2011      12 comments

I am very excited about a 5 pound weight loss for the month of January. I haven't lost any amount of weight in years -- (however, I did put some on). Hopefully, this is just the beginning as I have about 30 pounds to go. The only changes I h... Read more
I wanna be seen as FIT not FAT!
Saturday, January 01, 2011      2 comments

I'm not prone to make New Year's Resolutions . . . but this year I am! I wanna be seen as FIT not FAT! Many of my closest friends and family know that I can sustain fairly high intensity cardio activities for an hour or more - - but currently ... Read more
Thursday, August 19, 2010      2 comments

I have always found it fascinating to watch our children Heely (skate using sneakers with wheels) and I aways thought it would be fun to try. Well, I got my chance -- our oldest, age 16, needed bigger Heelys and I purchased him some and they f... Read more
I've got cheerleaders! P90X
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      2 comments

Last night I did the Week #1 Day #2 P90X Plyometrics Workout. I usually work out in the morning but I find that difficult to do on Mondays. Thus, there I was doing my workout in the basement while 3 of our 4 children watched. Guess what? Th... Read more
It's like starting over . . . and I didn't even stop!
Friday, October 23, 2009      7 comments

OK so I've gained back all the weight I had lost this year plus a few extra (sigh). I don't weigh myself often but when my wedding ring seemed tight I thought maybe it was time to assess the damage. UGH!!! Thus, I'm back to logging in my ... Read more
Tennis anyone?
Saturday, July 11, 2009      3 comments

During the summer months our family spends a good deal of time outside. The kids are active in their sports but we enjoy being active as a family too. Last week we set up the badminton net in the back yard and have enjoyed many hours playing t... Read more
I ATE TOO MUCH!!! Big Mac Attack!!
Thursday, June 18, 2009      5 comments

My 15 year old son, with hollow legs, wanted his first Big Mac today. I had a buy one get one free coupon and guess who ate the other one? I wasn't feeling too bad about my selection as that was going to be all I had. However, by accident the... Read more
On the road again! Yeah!
Wednesday, June 17, 2009      2 comments

Well, despite not feeling completely recovered from a cold/asthma flare up -- I took my son, 15, running today. We only went 1.5 miles but was encouraged that neither of us walked. Yeah! Hopefully, we can push each other to continue this ... Read more
A minor setback (asthma)
Sunday, June 14, 2009      4 comments

This was the first week of summer break for our kids and all went well EXCEPT I wanted to run with my 15 year old son. The problem was that a cold swept the house 2 weeks ago and caused an asthma flare up for me. (5 out of 6 of us were affe... Read more
Yeah! The end of school is near!
Friday, May 29, 2009      2 comments

I am so looking forward to the end of school!! I just LOVE when the kids are home. We love spending time together as a family and just hanging around the house. Actually, we won't be doing much hanging as they are all very busy (and they are ... Read more
A pound a month . . .
Wednesday, April 29, 2009      5 comments

. . . is better than none at all! It has been nearly 4 months that I joined SparkPeople and I have only lost 4 pounds. Not really the stellar start I was hoping for! My husband was quick to point out that over the course of a year that is 1... Read more
Only at Special Olympics. . .
Thursday, April 23, 2009      5 comments

A lot can be learned from attending a Special Olympics event. I attended one yesterday, to support our daughter and her classmates. Year after year these incredible kids (a... Read more
March Madness Rowing Challenge. . .
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      2 comments

. . .is finished!!! This challenge entailed rowing 5,000/10,000 meters for 25 days during the month of March. I have to admit that rowing is not my favorite exercise but I do LOVE a challenge! Concept2 puts forth several challenges during the... Read more

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