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Starting fresh

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      3 comments

For the past 2 years after my blood clot I shut down. No exercise and minimal enthusiasm have taken over my life. Today I'm working that out. Two days of exercise has helped get me excited again. I want to be able to do the things I want to do,... Read more

Walking more carefully - oops!

Saturday, March 09, 2013      11 comments

Back to the treadmill or walking tapes - today I went out with the dogs and was enjoying my walk and: hit a patch of ice and down I went. Sitting in a chair with ice on my knee instead of under my fee. Have to watch it now since I took the br... Read more

Motivation! Day 6

Thursday, March 07, 2013      5 comments

Surprisingly easier to get those minutes in. Tried walking on the treadmill with a good book, lasted longer, maybe a little slower but steady. Then outside to walk with the dogs again. Read my Spark Friends blogs, get motivated, go walk so... Read more

Back on Track - making this habit stick! Day 5 Improvement Plan

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      6 comments

Walked the dogs outside for about 20 minutes - should say hiked. We cut through the snow in the woods looking for deer. Lots of tracks but no deer - very icy in some places. Walked again on the treadmill for 30 minutes - feeling good about ... Read more

Day 4 - help - slipping, slipping.

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      7 comments

Did my exercise, went to meditation class, went to help out at church, great cake there, had a piece. Came home, walked, at the piece of cake that I brought for my DH - crud!!! Start over - go walk some more - meditate and remember tha... Read more

Day 3 of changing a habit

Monday, March 04, 2013      9 comments

Well I did stick with it today so far. I decided that I would listen to a tape then exercise and it worked. I feel good, stuck to my plan, and I'm on my way. Doesn't feel like work now - back to the energy I used to have. Can't wait ti... Read more

Finding Ways to avoid exercise

Sunday, March 03, 2013      11 comments

Uh oh - today I'm finding it very easy to skip exercise. Yep, my whole body hurts. Hmmm, does it? It didn't keep me from going to church. Guess I will have to put an actual plan in place to do this or find another habit to break that's easi... Read more

Walking Again

Saturday, March 02, 2013      10 comments

Walking seems to be the only exercise I can do right now. Next week I'm going to try Yoga. I'm pretty concerned because I used to do Tai Chi but I don't have the strength to do it anymore. My legs go week and shake when I hold the positions. ... Read more

5% by Summer

Friday, February 15, 2013      6 comments

This is my life goal for the next year and how I plan on accomplishing it. I want to be able to get in and out of my kayak without help. To do this I will have to build up the the leg, core, and arm strength needed by exercise and strength t... Read more

How many chances do you get?

Thursday, June 28, 2012      11 comments

I'm back! Lately I have been feeling lousy - since I got blood clots in my lungs a couple of weeks ago. Coumadin is supposed to keep my blood thin enough so I don't get more but the clots make you pretty weak for awhile. The only thing th... Read more

Exercise and Persistence with Spark's Friend's Help!

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      1 comments

Today I sat and thought about what has happened in the last 3 years since I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer 1. I live better - enjoy my family time and my friends. 2. I make time for the ones that are important to me. That includes taking... Read more

Back to Posting

Tuesday, March 20, 2012      4 comments

Backsliding seems to be in my nature! Today got it going again. Beautiful out and so far have only really enjoyed it today. My oldest son was here for my youngest son's wedding. It was quick because the brides father was really sick. The ... Read more

Need some motivation

Friday, February 24, 2012      6 comments

Been dieting for awhile now and it's going slow! I guess I need to talk to myself some more. So - I know I can do this - it is just taking so long. Lose a couple pounds then gain one. I'm looking at what I'm doing that is not getting... Read more

Lost 3.5 so far Finally

Monday, February 06, 2012      6 comments

This week I made it through the weekend with only tacos and nachos - and still lost 3.5 pounds so I'm happy. My problem was that I was dieting again. I have to remember that it's a way of doing things not a diet. Hopefully it works for me.... Read more

Hard Week End - I Lost

Monday, January 30, 2012      5 comments

Well I'm so glad that I can start over every day! This week end we had a party for two birthdays in my family. Happy event but I kind of lost control. Great cheese ball - we usually only have it at Christmas but we just happened to have anoth... Read more


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