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La Blast
Friday, May 02, 2014      5 comments

Dancing with the Stars performer Louis van Amstel came to my fitness class to lead one of his La Blast classes. He developed this dance fitness program. I love doing Zumba and La Blast. Dancing is the one type of exercise that actually makes ... Read more
Games I Play
Thursday, April 24, 2014      4 comments

Just because something is healthy and relatively good for you doesn't mean you can eat a ton of it. I talked about nutrition with my trainer. At night I overate on nuts (a couple of cups) plus some granola (don't know the calorie count). My ... Read more
April challenge
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      5 comments

I put the Peppy Party's April challenge to the test last night. Remember we were going to ask ourselves "if" questions and respond with "then" plans. I used it spontaneously and it worked. I was serving a guest a cinnamon bun that smelt and look... Read more
Random Act of Kindness
Thursday, March 06, 2014      5 comments

The big city I live in has the reputation, well-earned. of not being all that friendly. The driving here is fast and furious. So, I wasn't all that surprised when some inconsiderate person who drove an oversized black truck thought that it w... Read more
Positivity
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      2 comments

Okay guys, I will admit it for an over 60 year old gal sometimes I am a bit of a baby. Okay, so I was the baby of the family and my 95 year old mom is surprised when finding out I can actually do things er like making important phone calls a... Read more
Strength
Monday, February 17, 2014      7 comments

More news regarding my pushups with shoulder taps. My husband is tall and thin and pretty well eats what he wants. Whenever we go for walks he has to slow his pace because I have such short little legs compared to him. So I always lag behind... Read more
Surprise Feeling of Victory
Thursday, February 13, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday, I went bra shopping. Yep, most of you can probably identify with the terror of this matched only by bathing suit shopping. The mirrors were not kind to me. I was also not kind to myself. My sister gasped at the $500. price tag of ... Read more
Ways to Nurture Ourselves Without Food
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      4 comments

The following list was adapted from "Some Body to Love" by Leslea Newman 1991 (Chicago). Prepared by the B.C. Eating Disorders Association. Ways to Nurture Ourselves Without Food Sing Go shopping Practice juggling Buy yoursel... Read more
Pushing Buttons
Friday, January 31, 2014      8 comments

Although I know it is viewed as a cop out when we blame our parents for things we have wrong with ourselves today but I can honestly say my weight problems began with my mom. I was very slim as a child and she constantly pushed food on me until ... Read more
Eggsactly Right!
Sunday, January 26, 2014      3 comments

Cool trick for all you foodies and egg lovers out there! emoticon ... Read more
Touching Story
Saturday, January 25, 2014      2 comments

Every once in a while life will share its miracles with us. delightmakers.com/news/w
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phant-whisperer/ ... Read more
Reflection
Thursday, January 23, 2014      6 comments

After we had a big flood in our basement our files were carelessly put back in our cabinets in our basement by the restoration company. I am now sorting them out, at least my section of them. Going through the files is like travelling t... Read more
Motivation
Thursday, January 16, 2014      9 comments

Today is day one when I have kept on the healthy eating track. My new motivators are two upcoming trips I am taking. At the end of May I will be going to Israel for my niece's wedding and at the end of July taking a river cruise from Amsterd... Read more
Shopping Downer
Sunday, January 12, 2014      6 comments

My gym issued gift certificates for New Balance for personal training. I reached a deadline for using up the $150. credit so I went shopping yesterday. I bought a fleece hoody and really great exercise pants that fit like a glove and show... Read more
New Year's wishes
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

There is nothing like fuzzy little animals to send a message. Please enjoy and my best wishes to all my Sparkfriends! www.clevelandwomen.com/h
ouse/ny-wishes.htm ... Read more

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