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Sunday Evening Reflection
Sunday, December 13, 2015      2 comments

Middle of Oct while doing a half-marathon I developed severe leg cramps. The sweep van had caught up to me and offered to put me back on pace as long as I stayed on pace. Hey a free ride, a no brainer in my book. Also up to this point I was h... Read more
Saturday, December 12, 2015      2 comments

Not much more to say than the title. #1 after tracking is taking better care of this blog. One of the steps in taking care of me.... Read more
Weird Day
Monday, March 05, 2012      0 comments

Too weird to even blog about and its not even a full moon yet. I remember why I don't work full time anymore. ... Read more
Riddle Me This
Friday, March 02, 2012      1 comments

According to all of the quiz's on Sparkpeople I have read and taken part in you can't target individual parts of the body, and yet, I get SparkPeopole sponsored emails to target this body part or that body part. So what's the dealybop, can ... Read more
Happy Leap Day
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      0 comments

Good breakfast, journaling, prayer, off to the store for some water. Yup today looks to be off to a good start. Only one thing left and that is to get out my own way. Happy Leap Day to all. ... Read more
Checking In
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      0 comments

Its not a blah day as such. Its important that I check in if no other reason is it's #1 on my Fast Break list Journal - choosing to blog as a way to keep myself accountable to somebody other than myself Water - bleck 10 minutes exercis... Read more
What the Hay its a Gray Day
Monday, February 27, 2012      2 comments

Its a gray day., complete with light drizzle and chilly temperatures. Meanwhile I'm sitting at my desk looking out the window at work thinking about getting started. I have been off track for a long time, several months at least. Gain... Read more
Water Pumps
Monday, February 14, 2011      0 comments

Today while sitting in a gas station parking lot ,waiting for a tow truck for my trusty 1997 Honda Civic which was over heating again. I had a gret opportunioty think about what was going on in my life, both in the moment and what I do at home.... Read more
Missing In-action
Thursday, August 12, 2010      2 comments

It's been awhile since this sparky has posted anything, in fact its been a while since I have been on the site for more than just a passing moment. I get around five emails a day from the site reminding me that I am missing in-action. Its oh... Read more
Cooking As Therapy 101
Saturday, January 30, 2010      2 comments

Growing up I viewed the kitchen as a medieval torture chamber where mom (I am able to speak freely about this only after years of therapy) somehow managed to turn every dish and utensil into a weapon in which she would mete out punishment on her... Read more
I don't wanna but I gotta...
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      2 comments

This is starting to become my mantra. For example, all I want to do is lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle, but I sure as heck don't want to tell you about what's going on between my ears. I'm telling you its a jungle in there. But... Read more
Boot Camp Day 1
Sunday, January 03, 2010      1 comments

Now I know why its called a workout. I haven't done this type of exercise in way too many years. The part I am finding hilarious is that in my previous skinny life roughly 35-40 years ago I taught competition style ballroom dancing. I am mor... Read more
Happy 2010
Friday, January 01, 2010      1 comments

It's not enough to want or desire change in itself. Action of some form is required in any one of a multitude of forms. Dreaming, planning, visioning, fantasizing, even day dreaming can all be used to set the stage for change. Certainly ... Read more
A Perfect Recipe
Saturday, November 14, 2009      0 comments

emoticon Wow, you have really been able to cut back on your medications are some of the sweetest words I've he... Read more
Drs. Visit: A New Beginning
Saturday, October 24, 2009      3 comments

As expected I gained weight (+2Lbs) since my last visit, and my A1c was up from a previous of 6.1 to 7.1 . The A1c if you don't know is a way of measuring how successfully a diabetic is managing thier glucose levels. Neither the Dr nor I ... Read more