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A wonderful day for a beautiful walk.
Saturday, August 29, 2015      25 comments

Since we are empty nesters once again, my hubby and I are celebrating our anniversary this weekend since we couldn't on Monday. I asked my hubby what he wanted to do to spend the day together and he said, let's go for a long walk! I of course lo... Read more
A hot day in Minnesota
Saturday, August 15, 2015      22 comments

It is crazy hot here in Minnesota and the humidity is pretty high as well. These are the days that I am so thankful for air conditioning. I am also glad to have my own little gym downstairs where the cool air blows and I can work out in comfort.... Read more
A walk in Florence Italy
Saturday, August 08, 2015      28 comments

Florence Italy was gorgeous! It was also very hot and humid the 4 days that we were there but we managed to get out and enjoy for the majority of all of our waking hours. Come along while I share some of the beauty I experienced while we were th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A hike with CLAIREINPARIS in Andresy France.
Sunday, August 02, 2015      52 comments

Claireinparis and I became spark friends 3 years ago and I was drawn to her because of all of the wonderful blogs she wrote about all of her hikes around France. I had been there twice and had actually just returned from a wonderful trip to Pari... Read more
It is never easy!
Sunday, July 19, 2015      22 comments

When you feel like throwing in the towel, giving up and saying "I am fine the way I am!" just remember that nothing worth having comes easy! Losing w... Read more
The happiest 5K on the planet- the color run. St. Paul MN!
Sunday, July 12, 2015      24 comments

Today was the color run in St. Paul MN. The color run goes all over the US and does the race in different cities through out the Spring and Summer. It is a lot of fun, non competitive and you can either walk or run, there is no chip timing what... Read more
2 years of Maintenance- how does it feel?
Friday, July 03, 2015      29 comments

I have been on SP for 3 years and in maintenance for 2 of those years. Losing weight was challenging. I was determined that I could do it, but there are bumps in the roads. I kept at it though, I pushed through the plateaus knowing that even if ... Read more
The glass of water
Thursday, June 25, 2015      26 comments

I read this on facebook today after another tough day and it was just what I needed to see and read. I put this glass of water down when I got home and said to myself "enough, don't give the people that bother you the power to bother you." I... Read more
Oh my goodness, Today is 3 years on Spark!!!
Sunday, June 21, 2015      24 comments

June 2012 3 years ago, I had just come back from a fantastic trip to Paris and I was at an all time high for weight and looking at the pics, I saw ho... Read more
It is all about the attitude!
Saturday, June 20, 2015      16 comments

I saw this on facebook the other day and it hit home for me. I have been having some rough weeks at work and one morning as I was walking into work, ... Read more
Wake up!
Sunday, June 07, 2015      24 comments

Wake up every day and be thankful that you are here on this earth and you get another day to make the most of your life and be thankful for what you... Read more
A walk around Minneapolis and the Stone Arch Bridge
Friday, May 29, 2015      16 comments

When I am on vacation, I love to find new areas to go for a walk. Minnesota has done a great job making all of their parks accessible and clean and well taken care of. We live in St. Paul which is separated from Minneapolis by the Mississippi R... Read more
A wonderful weekend in Duluth, Two Harbors and Gooseberry Falls.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015      17 comments

We decided to head North for the weekend which was the right place to be since it was cold and rainy here in the Twin Cities for some of the time. Up north however, the sun was shining and we were able to walk for miles and spend lots of fun tim... Read more
Always have a plan.
Sunday, May 17, 2015      19 comments

Do you wake up some days and wonder, what does today have in store for me? Will work go ok? Will I have time to workout? What will I eat today? Planning ahead is always a great way to go. I pack my lunch for the week on Sunday evening an... Read more
Had an eye opening experience!
Thursday, May 07, 2015      24 comments

I work in a very busy hospital in a very busy MRI department. For the last 2 days, by the time I got home, I had in over 10,000 steps and 4.5 or 5 miles in depending on the day. I have 2 phones on my ears somedays at the same time, people that a... Read more

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