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CDC reports obesity rates up in 2015
Friday, May 27, 2016      0 comments

I just read and article that the obesity rate is still going up. What gives with that? I remember about 5 years ago when I was at a family gathering, I was envious of my brothers because they had not yet showed the middle age spread. But... Read more
Running Streak
Thursday, May 26, 2016      3 comments

As soon as I finish typing this blog, I am going to do day 26 of my running streak. I cannot believe that I am sticking with this. It is my goal to run at least 1 mile a day until my birthday. We bought a treadmill, so I will have no weath... Read more
Close, but not there yet! Body fat % needs to be lowered
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      3 comments

I set a goal weight to meet by my anniversary (9 days ago) I did not meet it, but I am now less than a pound away. Perhaps by Memorial Day? I shall see. I really need to lose body fat. My % is hovering around the 30% mark. That seems way t... Read more
Race Results, I surprised myself
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

32:33 emoticon My granddaughter did not do as well as she wanted. I was just 6 seconds behind her at the finish li... Read more
Race Day Tomorrow!
Friday, May 20, 2016      6 comments

Running a 5k with my granddaughter tomorrow. I was hoping to stay close behind her, but she told me she has a goal of 25 minutes. ~ no way will I be able to keep her in sight. I am aiming for 33 minutes. She might make her goal time because... Read more
Allergic to my yard
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      5 comments

I was working in my yard yesterday and today I broke out in hives. It is like delayed onset muscle soreness with me, It never hits right away but will take 24-48 hours to show up. It seems whenever I do yard work I end up with an itchy rash of s... Read more
Naked Udon Noodles and Veggies
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      2 comments

Last night for our anniversary we went to a newly opened restaurant that featured Asian cuisine. I ordered a Vegetable Udon Noodle dish, but since I do not like a lot of sauces, especially from restaurants because they are full of oils, I ordere... Read more
Are we having fun yet?
Monday, May 16, 2016      7 comments

Well, today is my goal date and I did not meet my goal, but then I just couldn't seem to get with it seriously until about 2 weeks ago. Since then, 1/2 pound gone, but my jeans are looser and I was able to wear my 5 pounds lost jeans. These are ... Read more
Sleep and Exercise
Sunday, May 08, 2016      4 comments

I find that I sleep better when I do vigorous exercise shortly before bedtime. Isn't that the time you are supposed to be winding down. I don't know but when I get insomnia nights, I make it a point to hop on the treadmill and hour or two b... Read more
Logic Lost
Saturday, May 07, 2016      3 comments

Today there is a smoke is in the air warning. My daughter, who is a smoker, complains that is just what she needs because they have an outdoor farmer's market today. HUH? It is sort of like me complaining I cannot seem to lose weight ... Read more
11 pounds lost
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      9 comments

11 pounds lost, that is what I saw this morning when I logged onto SP. It was encouraging and discouraging at the same time. Wow! 11 pounds lost ... Read more
Race Results and random thoughts
Sunday, May 01, 2016      7 comments

10k--> 1:09:14 I came in about 1 minute faster than my goal time. AND I was less than 2 minutes behind my granddaughter. It was a great run! I did a 4:1 run/walk and only a couple of times I had to cut the run time short. I had been p... Read more
Before the race
Saturday, April 30, 2016      3 comments

Race starts in 3 1/2 hours and I am having my coffee. I cannot start my day without coffee. I had a restless night and woke up before the alarm. The good news is that the weather is going to be great for running. Last night we went to pick... Read more
Been awhile
Wednesday, April 27, 2016      4 comments

Wow! It has been quite some time since I logged onto Spark People. We no longer have internet service where we live, so my access is very limited. How have things been for me? Well, I have lost a couple of pounds and hopefully, they will s... Read more
Cannot wait til the spring weather is here to stay.
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      1 comments

I have not been online much lately because our internet is now limited and we have to be careful of how much data is transmitted. But I am still hangin' in there. We bought a treadmill and I have been able to run indoors instead of outside where... Read more

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