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Oh, Tanita, you kidder you!
4/19/2014 2:44:37 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I lost five pounds! As I've said in my blog before, I weigh myself daily. I do so to stay accountable. If I weighed myself weekly, I'd "cheat" an...  Read more


Easter Weekend - Keep Sparking Streak Day 21
4/19/2014 12:24:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I am focusing on myself, for all the right reasons. I am on Day One of Week 3 on a personal 21 Day Streak. I am learning the ropes of Nutrition and Fi...  Read more


Glad I did it!
4/18/2014 5:57:19 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The swim drills at lunch went better today. I still couldn't get enough breath, so I started breathing with every stroke. All the lanes were take...  Read more


So you had a bad day ~ now what?
4/18/2014 2:22:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've had some weird days recently. Last week, there was a day that I was overwhelmed with apathy. I couldn't decide if I was hungry, let alone what I...  Read more


Happy Good Friday
4/18/2014 2:03:43 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So, all these companies are getting away from the "religious" holidays and we all end up working Good Friday. Oh, well ... no biggie. No big plans for...  Read more


Good Friday
4/18/2014 10:32:43 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I slept through Church today. I must have been wrecked to sleep until half past 10. I woke all refreshed and had a nice long bath with Captain Corelli...  Read more


TGTF (Thank God Tomorrow's Friday)
4/17/2014 9:54:33 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Not much to report today. Weather is clearing up ... should be in the low to mid 60's by Easter Sunday. Going to try to get to the gym after work tomo...  Read more


4/17/2014 8:41:00 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This week has been a struggle with getting to the gym. I drug myself out of bed this morning. Which was really hard cuz my alarm went off when I was...  Read more


Not a riding day today
4/16/2014 3:02:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We have been out walking with our client's dogs today and then we headed off to Dereham to do some shopping & had a quick look at Paul's Cycles as the...  Read more


Happy Hump Day
4/16/2014 9:46:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Went to the gym last night and met with a personal trainer for about 10 minutes. They don't give you much time. But, he gave me a little insight on wh...  Read more


Nice day today
4/15/2014 6:47:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

An 8.33 bike ride was done this evening, in the dark, by the light of a huge full moon. Very pretty. The ride took 37 minutes, not including the time...  Read more


Hair, rads and exercise
4/15/2014 1:08:24 PM,  27 COMMENTS

I took a new selfie last Sunday and changed my profile pic to reflect that I have enough hair to cover my scalp now. This is me at almost 13 weeks po...  Read more


Be Kind Rewind....
4/15/2014 10:56:41 AM,  12 COMMENTS

....A message that use to be on VHS tapes when you rented them at the store.. and that is what I am doing this Week, I am being kind to myself, I h...  Read more


Tax Day
4/15/2014 10:46:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

They should redo the song to say "Rainy Days and Tuesdays ..." Raining like crazy out there today ... then possibly turn to a snowy slush before freez...  Read more


4/14/2014 11:18:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Fitness Blog 14392 was my Fitbit step count for last night. On track for a Ten K Steps a day fitness plan for the Ten K Steps a day group on my S...  Read more


4/14/2014 5:44:05 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I feel like I can finally say the words "pregnant" and "baby". We had our first doctors appointment today and it was moving its little hand bugs an...  Read more


Back from a ride in 2 parts
4/14/2014 2:46:56 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I was offered a test ride on a Giant Defy 3 Composite today so I rode my bike to the bike shop, took the 3 for a 2.7 mile test ride and then carried o...  Read more


Weekend Recap w/ Pics!
4/14/2014 1:33:16 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Back from another weekend - I can honestly say that this one was super relaxing, and much needed :) I left work a little early on Friday because...  Read more


Beautiful Monday!
4/14/2014 9:15:19 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Don't get to say that often "Beautiful Monday!" But, it is. The temps were up around 80-82 degrees yesterday ... had all the windows open yesterday. I...  Read more


I'm standing on the tracks of an oncoming train.....
4/14/2014 1:30:10 AM,  3 COMMENTS

DH & I are on the last leg of our " brutal-weather escape" trip. After many weeks of home-cooked meals, exercising as much as dr. allowed, avoiding t...  Read more


Update after 120 days
4/13/2014 7:13:32 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I received so many encouraging comments on my 60 day progress report that I thought I would post another update. 120 days was officially a few days ag...  Read more


Fatigue (again) but not as bad this time around
4/13/2014 6:39:47 PM,  21 COMMENTS

Fatigue from radiation therapy suddenly descended on Friday. After doing at least an hour of aerobics for the past seven days, I just didn't feel lik...  Read more


A bike ride at sunset. Very pretty
4/13/2014 3:52:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We had been meaning to go riding all day but I woke up with a headache so drank coffee and generally felt rough until about noon and then we went out...  Read more


20 Mile Week
4/12/2014 10:07:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I got more than 20 miles on my bike this week thanks to spring!!! :D I got 3 days of riding in the books for the week, thanks to 2 days of my van ne...  Read more


Day 3 of the 30 day squat challenge
4/12/2014 3:46:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today was day 3 which necessitated 60 squats, so 5 sets of 12 reps. I decided today that my arms are a right flabby state so I thought that I would ad...  Read more


Picking myself up
4/12/2014 2:58:54 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Ok, so anyone who has read my blogs recently knows that 2014 has been difficult for me. In fact, at some point I actually started feeling like...  Read more


A Letter to the Bathroom Scale
4/12/2014 8:29:10 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Dear Mr. Scale: It's time we had a little talk. Or rather, it's time I talk and you listen. For years now, you've ruled my life. It's been a...  Read more


Another bike ride today. Woo hoo
4/11/2014 4:39:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Same ride as yesterday but 20 seconds faster. Its amazing what putting the right air pressure in the tyres can do for you 20 I did a bit of walkin...  Read more


4/11/2014 8:22:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Another dreary, going-to-rain, central PA Friday. I guess it's better than rain and snow. Just itching for summer. Well, I'm making a change to my buc...  Read more


Got a short bike ride in today
4/10/2014 4:16:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was really chuffed that I got a ride in today. I was going to go yesterday but my depression is winning at the moment but today I managed to kick my...  Read more


4/10/2014 10:53:56 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Just wanted to pop in real quick and post an update on my knee. I decided to do an easy 2 mile run yesterday since my knee seemed to be doing better,...  Read more


Is it Friday, yet?
4/10/2014 8:29:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a slow week here. My one boss has been out since Friday due to a death in the family and my other boss is on vacation. Finding things to do...  Read more


A Day on Columbine's Roller Coaster!
4/9/2014 11:40:36 PM,  5 COMMENTS

After burying myself in genealogy research for days, I finally forced myself to the gym today. I'm n-o-t a "gym rat." But I always leave feeling bubb...  Read more


Streak Day 10
4/9/2014 7:40:12 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's Streak Day 10 for me. I can hardly believe, I've gotten myself back on track with making a difference to my LIFE through SPARKING!! I have exer...  Read more


The week is slowly moving
4/9/2014 11:58:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Anyone else feel as if the week is dragging by? I havent got much to do at work this week. I made a to-do list and then felt saddened by the lack of...  Read more


Happy Hump Day
4/9/2014 8:43:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Received a flier in the mail yesterday about a special membership offer from Planet Fitness (a local one is moving to a new location). So, I'm serious...  Read more


The stuff men don't have to go through
4/9/2014 8:34:24 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So I told my old job about the new job and the pg on Monday. My bosses first reaction was "Am I the last to know your PG????" Really? as if we are fri...  Read more


When Life Gives You Lemons
4/9/2014 7:05:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday I got about 12 miles on my bike thanks to my van tire/brake/rim breaking down, and it was a lovely day, thankfully! Also thankfully, I love...  Read more


Random thoughts
4/8/2014 4:01:01 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm goofing off at lunch. I cannot remember the last time I did this that I wasn't sick. I don't have to go to court, so I'm not going to the club to...  Read more


Knee is improving!
4/8/2014 10:56:31 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am happy to report that my knee is feeling better! Its about 75%, and that is making me feel good. I wore my large patella-femoral knee brace to w...  Read more


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