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Why Did You Decide to Become a Healthier Person and Why Do You Keep At it?
Friday, July 20, 2012      3 comments

I think we all need to be reminded sometimes why we decided to become a healthier person and why do we not want to give that up. 1. I did have a few health reasons, as I had gestational diabetes when I was pregnant and wanted to hold diabe... Read more
My Walk Today
Saturday, July 07, 2012      10 comments

My husband has a very nice DSLR (a digital camera with different changeable lenses) camera and I went for a walk with it today. Only about 6 miles that took me almost 3 hours. Yes, quite a slow walk, but rather enjoyable. First, a picture... Read more
Goals for BLC19 and Beyond
Sunday, April 29, 2012      3 comments

Been thinking about what this would be for a few days now. As I am in maintenance mode, I don't want to loose anymore weight, etc. 1. Remain in my maintenance range around 116 to 120. 2. Tone up my abs and glutes primarily. (Will be t... Read more
Walked My First Half Marathon, The Trailbreaker
Saturday, March 31, 2012      11 comments

I walked my first half marathon today, the Trailbreaker in Waukesha, WI runthetrailbreaker.com/ Today was a dry, but cloudy and somewhat cool day with a high of 52, but if it got much above 45, I would be surprised.... Read more
My Goals
Thursday, February 09, 2012      2 comments

This is a challenge from a maintenance team I am on. Here is what I have thus far and may add to it. Skirnir's goals 1. walk my first half marathon 2. play something on the piano well, maybe with my son or husband 3. build up reade... Read more
Half Marathon Training
Friday, January 06, 2012      5 comments

In my New Year's resolutions/goals a few blogs back, I discusses maybe doing my first half marathon, walking it. I have now signed up for my first ever Half Marathon and I am a bit nervous about it. It is the Trailbreaker HM in Waukesha, WI on... Read more
Why Play the Piano?
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      4 comments

I said in my new years resolutions/goals that I wanted to decide if I wanted to continue learning piano. This is an exercise I am doing to see what my motivation is... Why do I want to play piano? 1. I want to be able to play music wi... Read more
2012 Hopes and Goals Addendum
Friday, December 30, 2011      1 comments

I forgot one thing. 6. I want to continue helping others when I can. This won't be financially as again, I don't have a job, and am not comfortable asking my hubby for money in order to help someone that he often doesn't know or like. Oc... Read more
2011 in Review and Hopes and Goals for 2012
Thursday, December 29, 2011      3 comments

I had a number of stated goals for 2011 including exercising, practicing piano, going to bed at a reasonable hour, keeping the weight that I lost in 2010 off, etc. How have I done on those? Overall, fairly good. I have continued to exerci... Read more
Making a Difference?
Sunday, October 23, 2011      4 comments

My whole life I have wanted to make a difference in the world in which I live. This has always seemed to be somewhat insane, but still what I desire deep down. It has been frustrating to want to make a difference so much, but to see so little ... Read more
Love Letter/Mirror Mirror
Thursday, October 13, 2011      5 comments

Okay, I have been given the assignment to write myself/my body a love letter. This may seem a tad odd, but I have read a few of them from others to themselves and I like the idea, even if I feel a bit strange or embarrassed doing it. Dear ... Read more
Motivation?
Monday, October 10, 2011      3 comments

I am thinking through some things and I am curious what others might have to say. Lately, I have been making homemade breads more at home, as my job ended on August 7th. As my husband makes a good income and the job market is so bad, I h... Read more
Days 8 through 10
Monday, May 09, 2011      3 comments

Day 08 �� Someone who made your life hell, or treated you like shit. Day 09 �� Someone you didn�ft want to let go, but just drifted. Day 10 �� Someone you need to let go, or wish you didn�ft know. Here is what Days 8 th... Read more
April Review and May Goals
Saturday, May 07, 2011      5 comments

1. Continue exercising about 40 minutes per day about 5 to 7 days a week I have continued this alternating between stationary bike, treadmill and some outdoor biking and walking. I am slowly adding more time in my bike rides. My last one in A... Read more
Day 07 �� Someone who has made your life worth living for.
Saturday, May 07, 2011      1 comments

Hmmm, I am not the biggest fan of this one. IE I think they want me to say my son, my husband, etc. But in the end, don't we all live somewhat for ourselves? What do I have to live for? I have the belief that maybe, just maybe, I can make a ... Read more

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