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home from work=time to knit
Time to soak in some tv, visit with mil, and knit, knit, knit.
I'm happy with those sticks in my hands making something out of string.
Joy!... Read more
today's alternative to jogging
This morning I slept late (7:30) and then curled up in my favorite den chair to do my quiet time and go through a couple of cups of coffee. Short walk with the poochies and then I tackled housework for my exercise. Have I told you how much I DON... Read more
Monday after free Sunday
Yesterday was my second Sunday during Lent...........days I allow myself the sugar, chocolate, etc., and allow myself not to track my foods.
Last Sunday was one of being rather overboard. Yesterday was not. I think the difference was just h... Read more
raining, not running, growing up
Waking to the sound of rain is lovely, but this means another day without a run. Funny thing, although I enjoy this excuse, I really miss those miles. Spring is happening here, evidenced by minute pale greens and flowering trees and ducks and ge... Read more
how to start the day with a bad attitude
Today is my day off.
You should know what that means.
Everyone and their dog has something they want you to do. However, none told you until this morning when you already had your day planned.
That meant I couldn't go running bef... Read more
building a 100 brick man-want to join me?????
talked to a dear friend today about a challenge. The idea is to graph a picture of two men, both made out of 100 bricks. One is the Old self, One is the New self. Each day we color in a brick depending on whether or not we stayed true to healthy... Read more
Jan Karon speaks at Christ Church
last night was a treat. Got to hear Jan Karon, author of the Mitford series, speak at Christ Episcopal Church at their mother daughter event. She was inspiring as well as funny, a joy to listen to.
Repeatedly she encouraged us to do what ... Read more
Feeling sugar free. Amazing
One choice I made for Lent was giving up sweets so nothing with sugar as a main ingredient. Yesterday was day 5 & it is hard to describe how well I feel. Maybe more alert, less tired. Would be interesting to know the chemistry behind this.
... Read more
what I learned on the greenway
Daily the plan is to get out and go running or biking.
Sometimes I feel so put upon about the need for exercise.
Then I look at all the folks doing the same thing.
Most of them are thin or slim or just average weight.
Mak... Read more
steel cut oats/ banana pancakes
Sooooo, we have snow for the first time this season. Of course it is now all but gone and will be completely gone before the end of the day. Haven't run the dogs yet since the bridges on the path are icy.
This morning, in an effort to use m... Read more
read the new First magazine featuring SPARK PEOPLE
Got the new First magazine yesterday. I'm such a sucker for those. Any way who was featured but our own Meg Galvin and several folks that had lost tremendous weight here. The focus is really on eating more prebiotic carbs and on Galvin but the ... Read more
better than yesterday
So, after doing my big workout Friday I went into work Saturday morning. My throat was sore and before long I knew I was getting sick. At first I wanted to blame it on taking out that bush but knew it was more. Came on home (I have the most wo... Read more
Just taught myself a lesson
Slept in this morning. Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!
After dh left for work I tackled a bush in the front yard. I knew dh wanted it gone but since I am the Queen Of All Things Green in my family, I figured this was my territory.
Well, I got out the... Read more
NEW trophy today on my Sparkaversary!!! Woo Hoo!
I knew I was close to getting my next trophy so I planned to get it today. Woots to me!
I actually feel better, much better, than 2 days ago. Is it the B12? Tyrosine?? Don't really know. I was much less achy and much more positive about hit... Read more
start your day the B12 way
this morning was up early, had some good quiet time in my chair, grouching about how lousy I felt while sipping that lovely morning coffee. Found the B12 and some tyrosine and omega 3 chews and a vitamin D. Told dh that I would just walk a littl... Read more