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To be . . . or not to be . . . healthy & slim???
Thursday, October 13, 2011      4 comments

I'm working hard on my fitness plan - I started week 7 of the 5K Rookie Running Plan today, I (re)started the Debbie Siebers' Slim in 6 program and did my strength training circuit to finish up. I did the Slim in 6 program about 2 years ago... Read more
Week 6 is history!
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      2 comments

Just a short update because I have to get ready for work. I finished week 6 of the 5K rookie running program. I feel so ENERGIZED that it's a shame I have to spend the next 10 hrs at work :( It's hard to believe that I've gotten this fa... Read more
A fun-filled fall day with plenty of exercise
Sunday, October 09, 2011      2 comments

Today was the last day of fall baseball for my son's team. They have been playing double headers on Sundays for the past 6 weeks and I've been meaning to take some time between games to get exercise in. I went again this week with the hopes of... Read more
My Punx Phil Week #3 Challenge
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      4 comments

My challenge for week 3 (a bit late but still counts) is to list at least 5 things that I like about my container (body). This has taken much thought and I've started it a couple of times but never can seem to finish it, so, here goes: 1) ... Read more
Ouch! My scale won't move! But I lost my pants!
Monday, October 03, 2011      11 comments

My scale seems to be stuck - it's hovering around the same 2-3 pounds for the past 6 weeks or so. I'm trying not to focus on it, BUT I am getting frustrated. My daughter did say to me last week "hey Mom, your pants ARE getting too big" a... Read more
An interesting night at the movies (i.e. the screening of the documentary Farmageddon)
Thursday, September 22, 2011      3 comments

This blog is about the life of small farmers in America and their fight to continue to grow and sell their produce to individuals that have opted to buy locally-grown, organic meat, vegetables, dairy, eggs, etc. either at farmers markets or Coop... Read more
And I'd like to thank the inventor of the Crock Pot - Yeah!
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      9 comments

It's the middle of my work week - well, actually just over the hump, with 1 more night of work after this one. I was able to make a "sit-down" dinner, mow the yard and get in an exercise DVD before having to get ready for work. I put a r... Read more
Baby Steps
Sunday, September 18, 2011      3 comments

I've been on SparkPeople for 3 months now and can already tell such a big difference on how I'm feeling and how many changes are becoming second nature to me. It's not like I was in really bad shape before, but I could feel myself on the slippe... Read more
My heart goes out to Kashi on these busy days
Sunday, September 04, 2011      3 comments

Just thinking about how thankful I am for finding the Kashi All Natural frozen meals in the grocery store. I like to have something tucked away in the freezer at work in case the cafeteria has absolutely no healthy food. I like to do the salad... Read more
Here's to New Paths forged in my family
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      3 comments

This post is a rambling from a proud mom. My daughter contracted into the Army ROTC program at college today. She received a 4yr scholarship and passed her physical fitness test so today my hubby and I drove down to see her sign papers and get... Read more
Today was my 5K day
Saturday, August 13, 2011      3 comments

I walked my 5K this morning and did pretty well. I ventured further from home and had more long hills than right in my neighborhood. As a result, my time was a few minutes more than I had expected, but all-in-all an OK time for me. Luck... Read more
Health Screening at work
Friday, August 12, 2011      2 comments

Today was the dreaded health screening at work. A yearly requirement but it does help shave a bunch of money off my yearly health insurance bill at work if we complete it. I had a feeling that my results would be better than past years and... Read more
Finishing up my 5K this weekend
Thursday, August 11, 2011      2 comments

My week 4 had to extend into 2 weeks with softball traveling and then leaving the next week for a family reunion. I plan on walking my 5K this Saturday. I'm looking forward to a good time - I have my course planned out and it will involve a fe... Read more
Musings - Start of Week 4 and real life is getting in the way.
Sunday, July 24, 2011      2 comments

Wow, today was my first day of week 4 of my 5K Your Way Walking Training. I walked 40 minutes around the neighborhood and it was only 88 degrees at the time. Not really sure why I started this in the midst of the summer but I am getting more u... Read more
I shouldn't walk the dog when it's 95 degrees
Monday, July 18, 2011      8 comments

Got back from walking the doggie to the pet store to schedule a grooming and didn't realize that it was already 95 (hot) degrees out. We were both panting pretty hard after the 1+ mile walk and are having a short break for cool-down. Wow ... Read more

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