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Bridge Walk Training Plans
Thursday, February 18, 2010      8 comments

I've calmed down - somewhat - about the Bridge Walk, and I'm making some plans. Thanks to all of you for adding support to my last blog. It really helped me get through that little slump! Here's my steps to take in the next weeks. 1.... Read more
Advice Requested: Bridge Walk Training Update
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      5 comments

Last month I signed up for the MWR Bridge Walk on May 16 this year. I have always wanted to do this walk since I moved here 15 years ago. I’ve never felt that I was healthy enough to even try. I set reminders in my planner to check on my prog... Read more
It was a better day today!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      8 comments

I did pretty well today on exercise and eating. I wanted to have a really long walk after dinner, but instead it was just under 1.5 miles. When I was posting it, I remembered that it was not too long ago that a walk that long would have been i... Read more
Tomorrow will be a better day!
Monday, February 15, 2010      7 comments

This weekend I really crashed and burned. Yesterday was the first day with no workout at all since I don't know when, and today I ate all kinds of garbage. I finally picked myself back up this evening and went for a walk. I think tomorro... Read more
My turn to fill out this survey
Friday, February 12, 2010      4 comments

1. What time did you get up this morning? 6:30 2. How do you like your steak? Thanks to my son, I am pretty much vegetarian now. I don’t think I could eat a steak right now. I've had to train him to leave other people alone, but it's too... Read more
No more Catherine's for me!
Thursday, February 11, 2010      11 comments

I had a lot happen yesterday, not just the Olive Garden disaster. Here was another outstanding moment. I went to Catherine's to get some new pants. The ones I bought in November are getting pretty loose. Well, I am too small for Catherin... Read more
Shame on you, Olive Garden!
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      17 comments

Today was a good day of running around, errands and exercise. For lunch my son and I went to Olive Garden. I wanted seafood, and one of the choices was seafood alfredo which we all know is poison. I was still thinking about it, but then... Read more
Finally, finally, finally!
Monday, February 08, 2010      10 comments

If you look on the front of my Spark Page, you will see that my little island ticker is FINALLY past the first tick mark on the bar. A few weeks ago I blogged about how long it took for that little thing to move off of the "Start" word. I was ... Read more
Fixing my Fast Break Goals
Sunday, February 07, 2010      6 comments

Thanks to Disneysmom’s Blog this week, I have been spending time going through the Fast Break steps and thinking about how I am working on those items. I have had the three steps in my Other Goals section, and almost every day I am able to chec... Read more
My first tofu meal
Saturday, February 06, 2010      2 comments

I've eaten tofu before in restaurants, but today was the first time I tried to cook it. I did a stir fry with garlic, onions, carrots, celery, baby corn and water chestnuts. I used some hot sauce and turmeric for the spices. I could only find... Read more
Active people already know this
Friday, February 05, 2010      13 comments

I had lunch with my most active friend today. She has climbed Mt McKinley (a few times), rock climbs, jogs 3 times a week, snowboards, etc etc. She has always been like this. I was telling her about my small efforts towards fitness, and s... Read more
Walking by the bay this morning
Thursday, February 04, 2010      9 comments

I went to the bike path along San Diego Bay this morning. The last time I went was September 26 when I had first started walking after a long time with no exercise. That walk was difficult. I stopped five or six times to catch my breath in a ... Read more
Nutrition Issues to Tackle
Thursday, February 04, 2010      1 comments

I haven't been doing well on eating for the last week. I was consistently over in my calories (and especially fat calories) for the last few days. Finally, three days ago I just stopped tracking altogether. I don't think I was eating off the ... Read more
A fun walk today
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      4 comments

My son's math tutor knows I've been walking and she suggested we go together today. She just lives two blocks from me so it's easy for us to get together. I am amazed to say that we walked for 80 minutes. I only had to stop a couple of ... Read more
2010 Resolutions Update
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      5 comments

Here are my Resolutions made for 2010. They are so easy to track with the reports section here. 1. 5+ cups of water every day. I got to 5 cups about twice a week. Once in the entire month I drank 6 cups. Most of the time I have... Read more

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