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Yoga on the Beach
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      9 comments

Sunday mornings I go to a yoga class on my local beach. I have a blog about the first time I went that has some photos on my June 6 post. https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.ne
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Arthritis Pool Class
Saturday, July 17, 2010      15 comments

It's finally hot here in San Diego, and today was a scorcher. My Arthritis Swim class took place from 10 to 11 am and it was so nice to get into that cool water. There's a water aerobics class before mine, and I sometimes think of joinin... Read more
My More Project
Thursday, July 15, 2010      8 comments

I am in a process of reinvention, and hope to never live the nine to five life again. After many years of accounting and financial analysis work, I am writing and teaching in a variety of positions now, and I couldn't be happier. This ch... Read more
My Nutrition Logging Update
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      13 comments

I've been back to logging nutrition for about a week now and here is what I am concentrating on: 1. More veggies 1. I need to keep raw chopped up veggies in the fridge. If they are there, I will eat them and they help get rid of my crunc... Read more
Crazy Spark Day - Thanks Everyone!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      13 comments

This has been another crazy day for me with Spark People. I was named the Spark Motivator of the Day, and woke up to about 30 comment notifications in my email. I thought for sure it had to be spam or some other problem and I was totally shock... Read more
July Resolution Update
Thursday, July 01, 2010      12 comments

This is the half way mark for this year, so I’m going to look at how I’ve done with my goals. Here is what I decided on for health goals in December, and I really haven’t changed these goals since. 1. 5+ cups of water every day. 2. 10 mi... Read more
Back to Nutrition Tracking
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      16 comments

After a 3 week break, I am back to nutrition tracking today. I stopped because I was burnt out on doing it, but I can say for sure that this was not a good idea. I haven't eaten enough fruits and veggies, and my fat content is up really high. ... Read more
Working out no matter what
Sunday, June 27, 2010      9 comments

I haven't been feeling very well this week. I had a flare-up of Rheumatoid Arthritis for the first time in quite a while. I'm reminded of how painful and tiring that can be, and very grateful that my flare ups are so uncommon now. The b... Read more
How can I wear a bathing suit? Part 2
Saturday, June 26, 2010      25 comments

Here’s a roundup of the many comments I received on my Bathing Suit Blog from June 15. This shows the spectrum of over 350 comments I have received on this one blog post: -I like what you said, but I will never look good enough to wear ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How can I wear a bathing suit when I am fat?
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      1853 comments

I have had numerous comments and questions about the bathing suit issue. So many of you have asked me how I can be brave enough to wear a bathing suit at my weight. Others have told me they could never do it. Some people have told me how much... Read more
Back to Arthritis Swim Class today.
Sunday, June 13, 2010      4 comments

Today was the first Arthritis Swim Class since last Tuesday, due to the Pool Heater being broken and the pool closed. I was so happy to get back to it after a week and a half. I can feel it already - the stretching and light cardio is the best... Read more
The end of My DVD Challenge - What did I learn?
Saturday, June 12, 2010      6 comments

Now that my DVD Challenge is over, I am reflecting on what I learned from this whole endeavor. I really like the WATP Workouts. I really like the Cindy Kozacek workouts. Yoga is hard. The Balance Ball is a learned skill. Working out... Read more
My DVD Challenge - Balanceball for Weight Loss and WATP 2 Mile Ultimate
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      3 comments

Today’s DVD is Balanceball for Weight Loss with Suzanne Deason. This is one of the two beginner Balance Ball workouts I got from Gaiam when it turned out that the DVD’s enclosed with my new Balance Balls were too difficult. I really plan... Read more
My DVD Challenge - WATP Walk Diet and PHOTOS of Yoga on the Beach
Monday, June 07, 2010      10 comments

Today’s DVD is my final WATP program! This is a “Target Exclusive”: Leslie Sansone In-Home Walking for Weight Loss – The Walk Diet This DVD has two workouts, the 1 Mile and the 2 Mile. There’s an option to play “All”, so you would ge... Read more
My DVD Challenge - Safe and Strong
Sunday, June 06, 2010      2 comments

Today’s DVD is Safe and Strong with Cindy Kozacek. This is the third of the three DVD’s I ordered from ckfitnessonline.com. Safe on your Feet focused on Balance; Safe and Fit focused on Aerobics, and this DVD focuses on strength training. I j... Read more

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