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The Right Music, the RIght View, The Right Motivation
Saturday, January 06, 2018      5 comments

I've been missing my morning walks for a few weeks now--been trying to do alternate exercise, but it just hasn't been the same. I got a dvd of walking alpine trails and pathways and put that on the tv in the exercise room, tuned into "all cardi... Read more
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Saturday, October 14, 2017      16 comments

I can tell I have built strength and stamina as I go on my daily walks. I used to struggle up the small hills--or at least slow down--but now I just step to the beat of the music and move right on up those hills! I look forward to the energy I g... Read more
Figuring it all out
Friday, September 08, 2017      1 comments

So I have finally figured out a routine that works for me. I tried different days as rest days -- for a while it was Sundays, then Thursdays. I do my walking and weight training during the week and then on weekends I like to mix it up and I gard... Read more
Rest is good--or so I hear!
Sunday, August 13, 2017      2 comments

I apparently have a real problem taking a break from exercising. It's like I'm afraid that if I take one day off, it will lead to another and then the downward spiral of not exercising at all! Been there, done that. I have to get a mindset that ... Read more
Those Pesky Squirrels!
Monday, July 31, 2017      7 comments

I love home grown tomatoes. I especially like Cherokee purple tomatoes. I had a nice crop of green ones and managed to get two to ripen before tomatoes started disappearing! I reinforced the netting aroud the bushes thinking that would do it. No... Read more
Moderation--at work and at home
Thursday, July 27, 2017      3 comments

The area of my life in which I have most needed to apply moderation is work. I tend to get involved in a project and lose track of time and before I know it, it is well past the time I should have gone home. I tend to work better at the end of t... Read more
Goal Redux
Monday, July 17, 2017      2 comments

Yesterday the Spark Guy told me it was time for me to set a fitness goal. I went to my page to do so, but couldn't think of anything to write that I wanted to follow though with! The hard part was how would I reward myself? So I closed the page ... Read more
It's Freggie Week--what's on your plate?
Sunday, July 16, 2017      4 comments

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Goal Edited
Tuesday, July 11, 2017      1 comments

Well, I did not quite do what I thought I would! I did get my shoes and clothes set out. I did set my alarm. I did get up. BUT my body didn't want to do cardio on the elliptical--it wanted to walk instead! I do better when I do the cardio at th... Read more
Sunday, July 09, 2017      2 comments

I need to get moving earlier in the day! My goal for weekdays for this week (and maybe longer!) is to get up in time to stretch, do 30 minutes of cardio and stretch again before getting dressed for the day. After breakfast I will take the dogs o... Read more
Sunday, July 09, 2017      3 comments

I went for about a year and a half telling myself how much better I would feel if I just got out there and started moving, but COULD NOT get motivated. Exercise is a critical part of weight loss for me--and of feeling good about myself. I know i... Read more
Feeling Great!
Friday, June 23, 2017      7 comments

The changes I have made in my food choices since the first of May are paying off. I feel more energetic and clear-headed. I look forward to walking again. Today I was on the elliptical to do 30 minutes and decided to push on. I made it to 45 mi... Read more