Woo Hoo! I'm an Hourglass
Hourglass - top and bottom equal, middle narrows in... only problem is, I'm sure there is supposed to be more narrowing...
I joined a 90-day challenge started by my friend PIXIE-LICIOUS (check out her Spark Page, she's a great Spark Friend,... Read more
Thank you to 2 great Spark Friends
Two of my Spark Friends stepped up to help when I asked for a buddy to help me get back on the straight and narrow. A great big "thank you". Thanks, also, to several others who weren't in the position to be my buddies, but who wrote very suppo... Read more
I need a special Spark buddy to help me get back on track
I really messed up over the holidays... well really for the past 8 weeks... and I hope that one of my Spark Friends will step up to help me get back on track.
No point going into the reasons I messed up, I'm sure some of you would recognize... Read more
Planning for Dinner Out
Tonight we are going to the Christmas party for one of Peter's pipe bands. They hold it at The Keg, and I've been spending the last hour going over their menu, checking the nutritional values, and trying to plan what I will choose. To make it ... Read more
The walk continues... less than 100 miles to go
This wasn't a very impressive month, but in spite of two cataract surgeries, I managed to walk 58.5 miles since I last wrote, and am about 5 miles beyond Alness, heading for Dornoch... don't you love some of the Scottish names?
I joined Loc... Read more
Two inspirational quotes for today...
that I read on SP today
"If it was easy, everyone could do it!"
"Tired of starting over? Just stop quitting."
Remember... Read more
Not sure what to call this...
This has been a bad week. I've been doing lots of extra cleaning, because I won't be able to do a lot of bending for the next month because of my cataract surgery. I haven't done as much walking, under 15 miles last week, and haven't done my S... Read more
Better to err on the side of safety
As a result of some unwanted posts from someone called JESSICA4LOVE, I've been reminded not to be quite so open with my activity feed. From now on I won't be posting that I'm going away, for example. I'll wait until I'm home again to comment on... Read more
This Week We Lost Our Innocence
Canada lost two soldiers this week, and Canadians lost their innocence. We grieved when terrorists killed people in other countries, but now it is home-grown terrorists, on Canadian soil, and somehow that makes it more real.
Last night, in... Read more
Plan for tomorrow
1. Up, shower, breakfast
2. Go over readings for morning study group
3. Eucharist and study group
4. Drop off church kitchen laundry
5. Drop off toque and knitted squares for AIDS orphans at church
6. Lunch with Gwyn
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I'm 10 lbs. from goal, and getting scared
You see, I'm really good at losing weight. I've done it successfully many times, both on my own and following a variety of programs.
What I'm not good at is keeping the weight off. I'm so determined that this time will be different, but... Read more
The walk continues...
Time to catch up a bit.
Since I last posted on September 6, I've stepped it up and walked 118.60 miles
Total walked to October 11/14: 939.82 miles
I left you at the Falkirk Wheel, built to connect the Union Canal with the Forth and... Read more
Heart of Europe, Part 2
We've been in Vienna for 3 nights, and leave in the morning for Salzburg. My first impression of Vienna wasn't great. I found it a cold, unfriendly city... but my impression changed today when I chose to walk around some of the areas near our... Read more
Heart of Europe Trip and What I've Learned So Far
Day 5 of 14 of our trip through what Craig Travel calls the Heart of Europe. Flight was fine. Smallish group, 32, about 8 couples, the rest women, some in pairs and a few on their own. I was surprised to see at least 4 women on the... Read more
What I Learned Today
I've always exercised at night, and was very proud of myself for walking 3-4 miles on the treadmill most nights, especially since I started my virtual walk the length of Britain late last October. I've walked almost 900 miles since then.
M... Read more
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