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Spark Needs Remedial SparkTrivia.....
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      13 comments

I think there should be a separate trivia section for those of us who, even after FOUR MONTHS of answering questions every day, STILL have an average of less than 65%. Just sayin. ... Read more
Peachtree Road Race - Part II
Sunday, March 21, 2010      7 comments

Well, I signed up, folks. After I read all the details, it turns out that they have changed the requirements slightly since I ran it last (July 4, 1996) and now in order to be in a decent starting wave, you have to submit VERIFIABLE 10K rac... Read more
Quandry: Peachtree Road Race
Sunday, March 21, 2010      13 comments

Okay...so tomorrow (really, later today as I'm writing this on Saturday night) is sign-up day for the Peachtree Road Race, which is the largest race in Atlanta and probably one of the largest 10Ks in the country. It is held on July 4. ... Read more
My All Things Considered Weigh-In
Thursday, March 18, 2010      9 comments

So despite all the stress that I'm under due to my impending unemployment AND the fact that I am crazy-busy trying to find another job, I lost 3 lbs this week. This makes me very happy. Not only that I lost weight...but also that I stuck t... Read more
Just because I'm too doggone busy to look up the rules....
Thursday, March 11, 2010      8 comments

Howdy, SparkFriends! Can anyone tell me if drinking water w/Crystal Light (which I water down with about 1 extra cup of water for more mileage) counts as drinking water? I sure hope so - it's the only way I can get it all in. In o... Read more
Sim Fitness - I can relate!
Sunday, March 07, 2010      6 comments

Okay...needed a laugh this morning, and DDOORN's latest blog gave me a bit of inspiration. For many years, I was an avid Sims player. And I have to say that some of the fitness bits they have in The Sims are pretty hilarious: These Yo... Read more
The Worst That Could Happen Sounds Better Than The Best That Could Happen
Friday, March 05, 2010      13 comments

So last night, in an effort to sort of find some inner peace about this ghastly layoff situation, I decided to contemplate the question of "What's the worst that could happen?" I figured, if I looked 'the worst that could happen' squarely... Read more
Thanks to all of my SparkFriends!
Thursday, March 04, 2010      5 comments

Thanks, everyone, for being so supportive during this time. It's a tough prospect to be facing the job market right now, and I was kind of embarrassed to post that I'd been laid off...and as a result, it was tough to even WRITE that blog the ot... Read more
Even the worst dark clouds have a silver lining, I guess.
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      12 comments

Well, this week I have not been around very much. No, I didn't go anti-social. But I did finally get laid off on Monday in IBM's latest round of job cuts in the US. I was not alone - about 2,500 others were laid off with me on Monday.... Read more
Fun at Borders
Sunday, February 28, 2010      8 comments

Well, I went to Borders tonight and spent way too much money. But it's all good. I purchased a John Bingham book I didn't have - Running for Mortals - as well as a Jeff Galloway book I hadn't read. I also purchased The Eat Clean Diet Rech... Read more
Slim in 6 Ramp It Up!
Friday, February 26, 2010      9 comments

Did this workout for the first time today. I've only done Start It Up! once, and that was a few weeks ago, but it was pretty easy so I decided to not repeat it and go directly to Ramp It Up! Good decision, because this was a good workout ... Read more
My Wacky Metabolism
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      7 comments

Well, as long as it stays this way (in an overall downward trend), I'm okay with it. But get a load of these numbers from the past few weeks weigh-ins. All weigh-ins were done on the same scale at Weight Watchers, wearing the same clothes (sam... Read more
Still Tasty!
Monday, February 22, 2010      6 comments

My sister clued me in on this website today: Still Tasty: stilltasty.com/ A lot of good info there about food safety and about what expiration dates, best by dates, etc really mean. I do not have a sense of sme... Read more
Slim in 6 - Cardio Sculpt! Express
Sunday, February 21, 2010      5 comments

Did Slim in 6 Cardio Sculpt! Express today. Verdict: Wow! What an upper body workout this is! My arms will be REALLY sore tomorrow. But in a good way, of course. Debbie uses 3 and 5 lb weights for this workout as well as resista... Read more
Turbo Jam - Or, could I BE any more uncoordinated???
Friday, February 19, 2010      8 comments

Okay...I did Turbo Jam tonight for the first time (the Learn & Burn segment). I did it after my Power 90 workout, so my upper body muscles in particular were a bit weak before I even started....but the bottom line is that this is going to be re... Read more

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