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hang in there.........
Saturday, June 11, 2011      2 comments

I love reading other's blogs about hanging in there. I look at myself, still essentially where I was a year ago as far as weight, not being as diligent about pursuing the rest of the weight loss, and sometimes I do get discouraged. Then I t... Read more
getting enough potassium??? how???
Thursday, June 09, 2011      6 comments

Found out at my last doctor's appointment that my potassium was low. Wasn't until last week that I learned that low potassium can be a cause of hypertension.........particula
rly the diastolic number. Now why didn't my doctor tell me that????... Read more
addiction and mindfulness
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      2 comments

Busy day on the trail and now tons of stuff to do out and about. Prayers with friends in the middle of the day. So, again I have spent time re-reading some of my old blogs. Encouraging. Thinking about addiction. A recent explanation... Read more
biking with my buddy
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday dh and I went on a long bike ride down and around the back roads ending up at a local mall for lunch. Beautiful ride in lovely weather. Paying attention helps. Here's to another day of doing so. ... Read more
ran 4 this morning and WILL WRITE DOWN MY FOODS! day 1
Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

I'm always ready to start again. Today I will write it all down. Ran 4 !!!!!! Felt so wonderful plus we saw 5 bunnies!... Read more
running but not writing
Thursday, June 02, 2011      3 comments

Yes, I know I need to write this down. I'm determined to do it today. Today will be day one of this streak. Ran 1.5 and walked 1 Yesterday ran 2 and biked 8, ate healthy breakfast and then blew much of the rest of the day. I'm still th... Read more
back on the trail, sort of
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      2 comments

Today I jogged 3 miles. My right foot is still a little numb but no pain. I realize more and more that it is exercise that has maintained my weight loss and that the eating is the area where I lose more. That being said, I know that I need to be... Read more
my aching back
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      2 comments

on mile 3 yesterday I knew something was wrong. Ouch. Don't really know how I did it but just that I have wrenched my back. Thankfully I have enough staff to cover me when I'm absent. So, here I am, curled up with ice and computer. Sometime... Read more
wow, how can a month go by
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      3 comments

Here I am again................know I'm leaving for a trip in a couple of weeks and figure this is a great time to get back on this wonderful ride and stay there. So, today is day one of this Spark Streak. I've planned my breakfast and lunch and... Read more
On the trail of health.......oops, did I lose my way again????
Monday, March 21, 2011      1 comments

I'm so grateful that we get to wake to a new day every morning. We get to try not to make the same stupid mistakes we have made the day before. We get to dust ourselves off, forgive ourselves, and hop back on the trail to health. I had a st... Read more
dieting with MIL
Thursday, March 17, 2011      2 comments

this is definitely teaching an old dog new tricks. MIL is almost 87 so the whole spark thing online is pretty overwhelming. Don't get me wrong, she is brilliant. It is just a learning curve. Soooo, she has been tracking on paper and then we sit ... Read more
so after watching Dr. Amen on PBS last night..............
Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

So after watching Dr. Amen on PBS last night my MIL and I decided to get back on track with tracking. The idea that popped out to me was about counting calories. He said something to the effect of, "Of course you have to count calories. Not coun... Read more
considering Lent
Monday, March 07, 2011      3 comments

So Tuesday is Mardi Gras and then comes Lent What to give up and what to give out during Lent? One of my choices several years ago was to never criticize anyone during Lent, to daily, pointedly build someone up with my words, and to ma... Read more
working out is working in
Friday, March 04, 2011      3 comments

lovely day off jogged my 4 ordered new running shoes at Fleet Feet. The lady there said I had a really good wear pattern on my shoes. Good to know I'm not running oddly Off to Pennys at North Hills and got the most amazing hair cu... Read more
today is so special
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      3 comments

I'm just rejoicing in this day Did my 4 miles although getting started was a bit of a challenge. tracking my food being thankful to the Lord for his many blessings. So, I went back to see the doc for my annual exam. the one that so fr... Read more

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