Wow the weekend is almost here! Excited! We are going to our place in Washington with some stops in Bellingham - more clothes to donate, Royce to the dog park, a little shopping. There is a pickleball court in WA. I have never seen anyone use it... Read more
I have been doing 5% Challenges for 7 years, and that covers 31 challenges and many personal struggles and successes. The first 5% challenge, I was recovering from breast cancer treatments. I was weak, tired easily, dealing with physical after e... Read more
I am going to play canasta at Monica`s. I set it up in Spark`s fitness maps and it is 3.4 km. I am surprised by that because it`s about an 8 minute drive. Maybe I will bike there.
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This afternoon for the first time I had Royce learn to run on a leash beside my bike. We are in a very small quiet neighborhood so there was minimal traffic. She did very well and with more practice will be a superstar.
This week in the 5%... Read more
This morning I joined 3 kindergarten classes for their nature walk. Later had a visit with my neighbor/friend, rounded up a few things for the church rummage sale tomorrow, then a dog walk to the duck pond. Tonight we went to a movie, Hidden Fig... Read more
How to pick myself and get going again? I need to assess where I am at this time, why I am here, and find my way forward.
Since August 2015, I lived with the looming possible recurrence of breast cancer. I had periodic testing and many wai... Read more
My weight gain has been shooting up and it's seems impossible to change the trajectory. Before I lose weight, I need to tackle my first goal - stop gaining weight. Tonight I am mentally preparing for a successful tomorrow. Yep, sounds easy but i... Read more
I enjoyed the winter in AZ and CA and am getting settled at home. I am glad the challenge is starting today, as I have a few souvenir pounds. I got a new pickleball paddle and look forward to playing a couple of times a week.
My Spark frie... Read more
2017 Spring 5% Challenge Invitation
The Challenge starts Saturday April 8th!!!
Regardless of where you are starting from you are welcome. Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, or maintain your weight, and have fun along th... Read more
I have anxiety when I hear the news or political discussions around me. I am doing my best to not let it change my feelings and actions, but I am not always able to shake it off. I am glad we are doing the sleep challenge, because it's a good re... Read more
Last night I was asleep before 7 PM. There are 6 of us friends home, and I cannot keep up with hubby and the friends, so I am glad we have our own places so I can keep my own schedule.
I am focused on building strength and endurance. Each ... Read more
The first Thursday in February "Fall off the Wagon Day," is the day when the uptick in visits to fast food joints meet the downturn in visits to the gym. I needed this poke today. I am having good days and not so good days. There are some days I... Read more
We've been in Palm Springs for 3 days staying at our usual RV resort. It's great see the same group of friends here each year. This year is different, we are now going to an RV resort in Mesa AZ We expect it to be a more active environment for u... Read more
We are in Palm Springs, CA. I was busy this morning then had a surprise visit from friends. It was great to chat, then walk the dog, and run errands. All was well till my temporary internet crashed AGAIN and the provider could not get it restart... Read more