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Me and My Elliptical
Friday, April 15, 2011      4 comments

This is really a postscript to my blog on April 6. I have been slowly challenging that elliptical machine every time I go to the gym...and, finally, (horns blare, drum rolls...) I made it to 32 minutes today AND kept my heart rate within t... Read more
Very Busy Day...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      2 comments

Just a quick "HI" to all my fellow sparkers. Some days are just crazy, and this is one of them! Hope everyone had a great day and will check up on all of you tomorrow (hopefully)! ... Read more
"Beans, beans, the musical fruit..."
Monday, April 11, 2011      7 comments

Never understood why this rhyme calls beans fruit, or is it flute? At any rate, I have been adding beans to my diet and find them extremely satisfying, however they have resulted in the "musicality" they are known for. In the interest of keepi... Read more
Patience is NOT One of My Virtues...
Sunday, April 10, 2011      5 comments

Just making a quick note to self to be more patient. I have been a little frustrated lately with my slow but steady 1 pound a week weight loss. It seems to me that every time I get close to the 200 lb. mark, my weight loss slows considerably. ... Read more
Hilarious Book!!!
Thursday, April 07, 2011      5 comments

Disclaimer: If AngloSaxon words offend you, do NOT read this book. Having said that, I just can't help but tell you about this book a co-worker loaned to me. Talk about laugh therapy! The title of the book is, "Such a Pretty Fat" and the... Read more
Elliptical Machine...Right!
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      7 comments

Today I decided to try something new for my cardio. One of the personal trainers at my gym said he thought the elliptical would work for me. I have some issues with my knee and hip joints, which make the treadmill surprisingly too high impact ... Read more
Lovely Sunday
Sunday, April 03, 2011      2 comments

Went to lunch (I was good!) with my daughter and her future maid of honor today. It was a nice couple of hours spent talking about wedding plans and just catching up with each other. My daughter's maid of honor was her college roommate for 3 y... Read more
What To Say When Your Friend Says, "Come on...there is plenty of healthy food at the Chinese buffet!
Saturday, April 02, 2011      6 comments

OK, so I probably wanted to be talked into going to the den of iniquity today. And, my friend did make a good point about the healthy food options available. One entire row has everything for a healthy salad and another entire row has every fr... Read more
I Was NOT Going To Tell Anyone....But,
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      16 comments

I finally told hubby and some friends and they convinced me this is too funny to NOT share! Actually, this is a postscript to yesterday's blog about my first swimming experience at LA Fitness. After I completed my swimming session, and hau... Read more
Swimming Today...So, NOW I Feel The Burn???
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      1 comments

If I didn't hurt so badly, I would be rolling on the floor laughing (bet that's good exercise)! I decided to reward myself with swimming today for my cardio. Mind you, I haven't been swimming in years. Somehow, my recollection was how much I ... Read more
Frustrated By The Fitness Tracker!!
Friday, March 25, 2011      5 comments

OK, so today was day 2 at the fitness center for me. I got there, did several sets on 4 different machines plus my cardio...all good! Then, I came home and tried to use the darn Fitness Tracker! Well, what a disaster that was! Did OK putti... Read more
Joined LA Fitness Center Today!!!
Thursday, March 24, 2011      7 comments

I can hardly believe this, but when you are led you need to follow. I have been thinking of joining a gym for some time now, but have been using lots of excuses. The fact is, I work from home and am very sedentary. I am NOT motivated to exerc... Read more
Uplifting Oncology Doctor Visit Today
Monday, March 21, 2011      4 comments

I go for regular checkups to my surgical oncologist ever since my big surgery in January 2010. All my visits have been very positive, but this time I really shocked them...LOL. I started my quest for a healthier lifestyle on the 1 year anniver... Read more
Stayed Within My Daily Calories At Olive Garden!!
Saturday, March 19, 2011      5 comments

Just had to take a quick minute to note that I passed a BIG test at Olive Garden today. Took our daughter and her fiance out to lunch to celebrate their engagement today. Before we left, I went to their website and printed out the nutrional de... Read more
Talk About The Luck of The Irish!!!
Thursday, March 17, 2011      2 comments

Sometimes it feels like the pot of gold is so full it just has to spill over! And on that note, Happy St. Patrick's Day to one and all! Today is my daughter's 24th birthday. She is my youngest child and the joy in my heart. Little did I ... Read more

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