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Ups and Downs
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      0 comments

The highlight of my day was getting to pick up my granddaughter at school and taking her to a unique place for lunch. It's a restaurant and an indoor playground for kids. They have a Jungle Gym and a two level slide that is perfect for kids up t... Read more
Have a Little Faith..
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      1 comments

Tonight was an awakening of sorts. All day today, I was seriously stressing out about an annual meeting of our homeowners. Are you kidding me? I had been president of so many larger organizations in the past and "owned it!" Now I'm facing the ho... Read more
"Ev'ryone deserves the chance to fly!"
Monday, January 10, 2011      3 comments

I just finished welcoming a bunch of new friends to SP. It's funny cause no matter whether it's virtual or not, I feel for all of you. We are here to learn to live healthy lives, to be where some of us have never been (me) or returning to what o... Read more
Y'all should know...
Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

..you're definitely not alone! I have had days when I start to find excuses not to go out and do my daily cardio walk. I come in and I really don't want to do my strength training. I go into the kitchen and I get frustrated because I have v... Read more
Wha.....?!
Saturday, January 08, 2011      2 comments

How did I miss yesterday's blog? I wrote the most fascinating profound piece ever and where is it? If I try to replicate, I know it won't be the same. All I know is that it was life changing! I'll just have to meditate and wait till it comes bac... Read more
The 'tude!
Thursday, January 06, 2011      2 comments

Been reading a lot of new blogs, and comments. I'm loving the attitude. Get mean with it. Do not succumb to the training. Attack! When you become one with it, take it to a new level. I love it when I look at two bridges during my walks. I step t... Read more
Carrots!
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      1 comments

We know what we want to look like! BUT....Is it the points? Is it the streaks? Is it going where you haven't been on the scale in forever? ( I haven't been under 200 in over 40 years!) Is it going for a Personal Best (walking, running or b... Read more
The Hardest Part
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      1 comments

I've got it down on the cardio, the strength training, the boot camp routine, and the healthy food. My attitude is hardcore, no excuses, no complaining, and stay positive. I need to do this to survive! So what is my Kryptonite? What is it ... Read more
Make a Difference in Yourself!
Monday, January 03, 2011      4 comments

In 1975, I was told the I would be in a wheelchair by 1995. Today, in 2011, I am walking 60 minutes a day at a 15 minute mile clip! In 1975, I weighed about 233, In 2000, I weighed 258. Today, I weigh 205. I think that weight loss helped my back... Read more
RU1IAM
Sunday, January 02, 2011      0 comments

When you are out in an area where there are a lot of runners, bikers, walkers, etc, do you ever wonder, "Are They One?" I always have a ridiculous smile on my face when I'm out there but that's because I love living and doing cardio in Paradise.... Read more
On New Year's Day!
Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

I haven't missed a step! I was going to take the day off as I was feeling a little sore in my back. But I had to get outside and do 40 minutes of cardio at a minimum. I forgot that when I do, it works my back out really good. It felt good. Then ... Read more
On New Year's Eve
Friday, December 31, 2010      1 comments

The last two and a half months have been a rush! Everything has changed and I like it! The cardio, the food tracking, and the strength training gave me order. I can't believe I just discovered the MARQUESA DE SADE (aka Coach Nicole) and her DVD... Read more
Right Here, Right Now!
Thursday, December 30, 2010      1 comments

I can't look back, and I can't see the future. That's why it's all about right here, right now. I know what I've done since hitting SP. I can't give excuses, I can only give action. My time is NOW. Every day is better than the previous so why no... Read more
Reading is Good!
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      0 comments

I read about people who lose great amounts of weight and now maintain a healthy lifestyle. Remember that it took a will to win, religious work ethic, and eyes focused on the goal. Yes, we have to work to get there. I love the daily trivia q... Read more
What's Not To Like?
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      2 comments

Think about how good it feels when you have finished your cardio! How about when you finish your strength training and you are a bit sore in places you didn't even know were there! AND you can't wait to do it soon because you know that soreness ... Read more

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