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Tabata Tuesday-Water Aerobics
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      6 comments

Our outstanding water aerobics teacher, Julie, recently began making Tuesday's all about Tabata exercising. Essentially it is interval training, with slow down periods and high intensity fast periods. In Tabata, the participant does 20 seconds ... Read more
Fat Girl with a Pretty Face
Sunday, July 07, 2013      3 comments

Ah yea...... that would be me I guess. At least I was told that about a zillion times in my life. And its not easy. Today I am sick, have a kidney infection and bladder, etc. so I am under the weather and feeling sorry for myself I guess, s... Read more
75 Days
Friday, July 05, 2013      6 comments

Yea, whodathunkit? Not me, I never thought I would go without overeating for 4 days let alone 75 because that is just not normal for me. I am the girl who never ever exercises and who eats everything I want anytime I want because I want to... Read more
A New Year for me.....
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      1 comments

Well, birthdays are funny I think, I don't like getting older much at all, but it is like starting a new year, so tomorrow I will get to do that, I have 73 days of my new food plan and exercise program, SparkPeople dedication, attendance at meet... Read more
Day 60, my new Life!
Thursday, June 20, 2013      14 comments

Huh, I did not think I would make it this far, 60 days of perfecto eating on strict paleo and almost as many days of pool exercise to boot. Thousands and thousands of minutes of aquacize and hundreds of pieces of produce too. This last 2 month... Read more
Duck Duck Goose
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      4 comments

Well....... smile time at the pool.....yesterday I got to the pool real early to do my 2 hours of water exercise, I look so forward to getting in the water every morning now. I was in the pool alone as it was 45 minutes before the class and... Read more
Is that a Muscle???
Monday, June 17, 2013      10 comments

WAT????? What is that big thing on my hip when I flex and tighten the ole derriere? OMG is that possibly a muscle that was never there before, how could that feel so hard in less than 2 months of serious exercise? I never thought this type... Read more
Water Emergencies !
Saturday, June 15, 2013      10 comments

Well I guess it had to happen, being in the water so much every week there are bound to be things that happen. This week I found out a woman in a water aerobics class at another branch of my gym died. She was very overweight and she died bef... Read more
20 Year's Married
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      12 comments

Today is my 20th Anniversary of Marriage with my husband Curtis..... we have a lovely day planned at the lake to swim and picnic together and reflect on all our years of marriage. I do consider it an accomplishment to make this milestone an... Read more
Zone? Yes I think so . . .
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      7 comments

Some people talk about a zone while on a healthy quest.....that's what it feels like is happening now and I do not want to lose it. I have this bit of clarity about the food, like "Here this is my food" and "NO that is not my food" and it h... Read more
Cloud 9.2
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      3 comments

I have to call it cloud 9 point 2 cause just plain ole cloud 9 is not enough to explain how I feel. After such a long time, trying to lose weight and only slowly GAINING I am finally, finally losing some weight. Hence my new floating on Cloud ... Read more
Lost 13 Pounds!
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      10 comments

Well I am thrilled! Releasing 13 pounds and I feel GOOOOOOOD! 44 days of paleo strict pays off! I had my 2 doctor appts yesterday....one with the kidney specialist (nephrologist) and the other with the audiologist. I was not going to lo... Read more
Summer Pool Fun
Monday, June 03, 2013      3 comments

As a kid I swam and played in water all the time, everyday in Summer. Mom taught me how to swim and then I went to lessons too with my little brother, he was 3 and I was 6. I fell in love so much with swimming and water play and it stuck with me... Read more
A Blister on my EYE!
Friday, May 31, 2013      11 comments

Had to have a friend drive me to emergency dr appt cause I was driving with 1 eye closed from pain. UGH! Dr. gave me prednisone drops and its better now, I have an inflamed membrane that covers the white part of my eye, its like a blister. ... Read more
A Memorable Swim
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      10 comments

After spending time thinking about Memorial Day and the sacrifices of my family members thru the ages, I went to the pool for my aquacize and swim on Monday last. We had a substitute teacher, an older woman who our regular teacher said had ... Read more

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