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I'm back AGAIN!
Wednesday, March 04, 2020      3 comments

It's been a while, but I am going to try again. I'm now 71 y/o. Since 2017, I have had multiple health issues; however, last September I decided it was time to take my life back. I rejoined our local Curves and have been participating in circui... Read more
2 weeks in - :(
Saturday, March 18, 2017      3 comments

Well, I have been back to this for 2 weeks now and I can report I am 2.5 #s UP, NOT DOWN!!!! Yes, that is definitely sarcasm. However, I do feel better, am doing more time w/increased incline on the treadmill, sleeping better (SOMETIMES) and I... Read more
March 2017
Sunday, March 05, 2017      5 comments

Here I am AGAIN! As my weight has continued to increase, it has become apparent my love/hate attitude with food and exercise has got to change. When I retired 3 years ago, I had been working 12 hr days, going to the gym 2-3 days/week and doing... Read more
Yet again??
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      8 comments

Hello there SP friends! Seems like I keep having to start over. Not sure why I let life and people get in the way of what I KNOW is right for me, but it happens. Over the past year, I have managed to put back on most of the weight I... Read more
Another one bites the dust
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      5 comments

Can you believe how quickly time flies? I remember my parents saying that when I was a kid, but it never really seemed that way to me. Well, I learned a long time ago and now my children are learning the lesson as well. As we enter this N... Read more
USAF does an outstanding job!
Monday, September 17, 2012      16 comments

This past weekend, 15,000 runners and walkers met in Dayton Ohio at the Wright-Patterson AFB for their annual marathon/half-marathon and 10K. What an experience!! There was a fly over by the Spirt of Ohio B2, and people jumping out of planes w... Read more
Life Changes and Challenges
Monday, August 20, 2012      2 comments

Well hello sparkies - long time no see. emoticon As you may be aware, I have been negligent with SP these past f... Read more
2 months later
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      2 comments

Well after being on vacation, sick for 6 weeks, playing catch-up around the house and work, I finally made it back to the gym today. ... Read more
Onward to Dayton
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      1 comments

Well, we bit the bullet tonight and registered for the USAF half marathon in Dayton Ohio in September. I had thought of doing this race last year but it interfered with our trip to KY so we didn't go. John spent 4 years in the Air Force so thi... Read more
Beyond the Race
Sunday, April 01, 2012      11 comments

Good evening SP friends, As many of you know, this weekend was the JASR (Just a Short Run) in Pittsburgh, PA. It is a yearly race to support the lymphoma/leukemia Society and this year they maxed out at 2300 runners. Over the last f... Read more
yuck bodes ill
Sunday, March 25, 2012      4 comments

Good morning SP friends and JASR racers! While on vacation in Myrtle Beach SC in February, I had the misfortune to get sick - quickly became a bacterial upper respiratory infection. Tried my best to beat it, but after 2 weeks, I had to go ... Read more
Plugging along
Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

Happy cold Sunday morning SP friends, It has been almost a month since I posted last, but there hasn't been much to say. I have been in one of those "not so great spaces in time" - weight has been up 5-7# depending on the day, energy level... Read more
Break needed
Monday, December 26, 2011      7 comments

This will need to be quick as I am at work. Things are just getting too much for me to handle lately - working longer hours, increased fatigue, weight gain (which is thoroughly disgusting!) and so little time to get caught up. I know everyone... Read more
Whoopee!!
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      8 comments

emoticon A year ago, my hubby John had a shoulder replacement done after 20+ years of putting up with limited mob... Read more
Another great day!
Saturday, November 12, 2011      3 comments

This will be short as I have lots of things to accomplish today. First I would like to thank everyone for the birthday and anniversary wishes over the past several weeks. They are much appreciated. You are all such wonderful and thoughtful p... Read more

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