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Road Trip to the Deathly Hallows Pt 2
Friday, July 15, 2011      6 comments

I've weighed in early for the start of the Summer 5% Challenge. emoticon Ever since we were first in line for ... Read more
Restaurant Meal Torpedoes Day's Nutritionals
Saturday, June 25, 2011      7 comments

Was asked to join family friends for dinner at the last minute last night. I accepted knowing full well Mexican food would without a doubt torpedo my day's numbers. With three 'big eater' males on the other side of the table, didn't get a c... Read more
Failed to Make Commitment
Friday, May 13, 2011      5 comments

Fell short of getting in two hours of exercise yesterday. Not exactly "Epic Fail" proportions, but certainly not Goal Met ... Read more
Skewed Exercise Reality
Thursday, May 12, 2011      10 comments

emoticonI have such a skewed version of exercise reality. My plan was to max out my Daisy minutes yesterday. ... Read more
Productive Spark Day
Monday, May 09, 2011      9 comments

Working on second time through doing the Coach Nicole videos for the Spring into Shape Challenge. One of two things happened yesterday... either this time I did the Crunchless Core Workout correctly or this time I did it wrong because I am fee... Read more
Ah, Mother's Day
Sunday, May 08, 2011      9 comments

Since DH passed, I have the responsibility of visiting both Mom's. So got a hanging fuscia basket for MIL and took it over this morning. Going to Mom's for dinner this evening. Midday I got a 3 minute phone call from my son. The Boy had sen... Read more
Time to Get Focused
Saturday, May 07, 2011      10 comments

I've been participating in the Spring into Shape Challenge for the past week. During that time there have been multiple days I've had to double-up on the 10minute videos. ... Read more
Random Observation ☺
Friday, March 18, 2011      5 comments

Because I eat a lot of carrots this happens for me several times during a week. If you type B-A-B-Y into the food tracker with Options set at "None", two items pop up: Baby Carrots, raw and Baby Ruth Candy Bar. It makes me laugh e... Read more
Requirements To Call It Cardio
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday was a sucky day for my fitness minutes. Due to unscheduled MIL duty, my day went into a flip-flop by 8am. By the time I returned home from family duties with both Mother and MIL plus an always pleasant visit with 97-year-old Uncle Jack... Read more
Challenge progress Day 3
Monday, February 21, 2011      6 comments

Things are going well with the Challenge. I know it's only the third day but still . . . Three days of meeting goals is 3 days better than zero. One of my goals is to limit my evening snackage to fruit. ... Read more
Today Begins 5% Challenge
Saturday, February 19, 2011      9 comments

emoticonToday we leap into the Winter 5% Challenge, Part Deux. I consider myself lucky to have been chosen to con... Read more
Homework 5%Challenge-Winter Part Deux
Thursday, February 17, 2011      4 comments

ASSIGNMENT ONE - Establish My Plan -- Exercise Stop With The Excuses My "walking" shoes were a year and a half old. Spark's "If the Shoe Fits" guide suggests replacing shoes every 4-6 months or 400-600 miles. I wear my shoes pretty mu... Read more
The Mysteries of Marketing
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday I was planning menus for the week using the newspaper sale inserts. Hope springs eternal that life will be without its twists and turns and a weekly plan laid out in advance will allow both more nutritious and less expensive meals. ... Read more
A Surprising Source of Christmas Reflections
Thursday, December 23, 2010      5 comments

A group of Tibetan monks are creating "the most stunningly elaborate, spiritually significant sand art" at my local library. An article appeared in yesterday's paper (see link) and since I was making a stop to pick up a book that was being held ... Read more
Drive-through Guilt
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      9 comments

So there I was yesterday,midway between shopping and unending errands, when the nutrition bar I'd so cleverly packed and eaten to stave off a trip through the fast food lane failed to do its job. There in the corner of the Fred Meyer parkin... Read more

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