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Tuesday, July 07, 2020      6 comments

I'll begin by making a confession. I've become a bit of a social media hermit during the Spring Challenge. I really have become largely silent, because social media has just been exploding with so much negativity and criticism. It breaks my h... Read more
Phone Flat BellyApp
Sunday, April 26, 2020      2 comments

So, I was asked what phone app I use, and I don't see many ways to attach a pic. Floor exercises are what I absolutely dread . . . but once I get going, it's easier. And I always find, it's the number one thing that makes a difference. If exe... Read more
Friday, April 24, 2020      7 comments

So, I've been struggling for a while now, and I'm feeling it now: 1) How my clothes fit; 2) The bulge I feel in the middle; 3) Lack of motivation and energy; 4) Not sleeping well; 5) Neuropathy returning in leg; 6) Less strength/endu... Read more
Saturday, April 04, 2020      2 comments

Well, I don't like change. I know it's good for me. But I always have to suck it up and adjust when it comes my way. 4 challenges I've been on the same team, but for some reason I missed seeing it come through this time. I MISSED IT! So, I'... Read more
Friday, October 11, 2019      3 comments

This has been a long, slow journey of recovery. I typically recover quickly from surgery, but this one has been different. I think my body was so run down from the 2 months with the spleen dying inside me that it just couldn't recover as quick... Read more
Saturday, October 05, 2019      3 comments

So . . . I'm adjusting to a lot of things. The car accident had lacerated the spleen, and the trauma surgeon embolilzed it, supposedly to save it. Unfortunately, it began a long process of dying--hence the excruciating pain that wouldn't let m... Read more
RAMPING UP FOR 2019 FALL 5% Challenge Community
Wednesday, September 18, 2019      5 comments

Dare I plan after all the bumps in the road I've had for the past 5 months? Well I MUST! This is pretty much a revamp of what I did for the Summer Challenge, so you may not want to read it if you waded through the previous one. I've made some... Read more
Sunday, September 08, 2019      5 comments

0H MY GOODNESS! What an incredible curve ball life threw us! First we were hit hard by the herniated disc, slow progress on appointments/diagnosis, and finally the surgery. The sugeon was AMAZING! Wow! 2 weeks after surgery I couldn't belie... Read more
Saturday, July 20, 2019      9 comments

So after writing a blog blasting my thunder thighs, I've been feeling pretty badly about it. My perspective has changed. What I thought was sciatica and would mend itself quickly has turned out to be a huge herniated disc (size of a tumor), an... Read more
RAMPING UP FOR 2019 Summer 5% Challenge Community - MOTIVATION
Friday, June 21, 2019      4 comments

1) INFORMATION & BLOG: WOOT! WOOT! Ticking off my preparations. Have begun blogging with some regularity and will increase that. I find it actually very helpful in keeping focused and keeping my mind clear. Included a little PR for the T... Read more
Friday, June 21, 2019      5 comments

So . . . this was the challenge on my Spark Start Page Today. This will take me a while, but I'm throwing it up here for starters. I've always said I needed 10 lifetimes to do everything I want to do in life, and now I'm being challenged to wr... Read more
Joined New Team, Walk Across Canada
Wednesday, June 19, 2019      4 comments

I have so much to write about, but just wanted to get this one out there. Walk across Canada, except that it has a link for walking trails across the U.S., too. It's also linked to my Fitbit, and I think will be super fun--hoping not too mu... Read more
2019 5% Summer Challenge
Thursday, June 06, 2019      2 comments

Check it out. Start date to be announced. It is a big commitment, but can really spur you on to the success you want.... Read more
Shooting Stars Week 8 Badges
Thursday, June 06, 2019      1 comments

By the final week of the challenge, I think I finally figured it all out. Badges earned in final week of 5% Spring Challenge: ... Read more
Monday, June 03, 2019      6 comments

What a crazy body I have now! As a teen and young adult, I had this hour-glass figure up top and could hide my thunder thighs under skirts (back in the day when skirts were cool). ... Read more

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