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Sunday, May 03, 2009      4 comments

I went Nordic walking with the group from church yesterday and it was perfect weather. We had a great time, but about halfway up one of the hills, I started feeling woozy - blood suger level dropped. And I had to take the rest of the walk real s... Read more
Tra La...
Friday, May 01, 2009      2 comments

It's May! Today's my first day of tracking calories and fitness on Spark. I've been faithful about tracking cardio on the Fresh Start team challenge. And last week I passed Day 200 of my daily exercise streak. But I'm still 8 kilos over goal wei... Read more
I'm not behind!
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      5 comments

I'm not behind! I'm starting fresh AGAIN! Thanks for the prayers and good thoughts. My trip back to Germany was looong but uneventful. I got back three weeks ago, in time to celebrate Resurrection Sunday with my church family here. I've bee... Read more
Saturday, April 04, 2009      7 comments

Today is Mom's 82nd birthday. Celebrating started with Mom and Dad's breakfast group at the little cafe they always go to on Saturday morning. After we finished breakfast, the restaurant staff brought out a chocolate cake with candles and every... Read more
Last day for awhile
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      4 comments

Here's a photo of the Wednesday morning Nordic walking group. Sunrise walk on the beach with a great breakfast afterwards. Last time for me till my next visit here in Naples. ... Read more
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      6 comments

Thanks, everyone for your concern and prayers! With my trip one short week away, I'm VERY glad to report that the shingles are going away. I did NOT like the thought of sitting on the shingles (yep, that's where they chose to locate) al... Read more
Saturday, March 28, 2009      5 comments

I have shingles! Who would have guessed? I'm on anti-viral meds and praying that the symptoms ease up before my flight back to Germany next week.... Read more
Just did it!
Saturday, March 21, 2009      9 comments

Ran the Beach Bum 5K! The sand was pretty firm, although it got chewed up by all the runners during the course of the race. Challenging for the calves, and I'm sure I'll feel it tomorrow! I finished in under 40 minutes and didn't walk at all, so... Read more
One more...
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      5 comments

pound gone! That's the good news. The bad news is that I think the scale I've been using is off a couple of pounds in the wrong direction. But the trend is good...... Read more
Down a pound!
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      7 comments

Yay! one of those ten gained is gone, gone, gone. Not surprising with my current level of exercise. I feel like I'm back on track and hope to reach goal weight again by my two-year Sparkiversary in April.... Read more
It never rains...
Wednesday, March 04, 2009      4 comments

Now Dad is down with a severe bladder infection, while Mom is recovering from outpatient surgery for squaemous cell skin cancer. Two sick puppies at once! I can't help but believe that God is allowing all this so they'll give in and ask fo... Read more
Stumbled but didn't fall...
Friday, February 27, 2009      2 comments

Thank you all for your sweet greetings and welcome! It seems like someone is out to get me! But he ain't gonna win! Mom had to be admitted to the ER on Wednesday, just after my recommitment here on Spark. Praise God, she didn't have pneum... Read more
I'm back!
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      7 comments

Yep, I am :)... Read more
In training for...
Sunday, January 25, 2009      4 comments

...the Festival of Hymns this afternoon at First Presby. I sang with this group 30 years ago, and they've welcomed me back for the past few weeks. It has been good for heart, soul and spirit - not to mention getting my voice back in shape. It's ... Read more
More to come...
Saturday, January 24, 2009      7 comments

...just wanted to let anyone who is still reading along that I'm alive and well. My back has healed up nicely and I'm signed up for a 6K run next Saturday. Tomorrow I'm singing in a hymn festival choir - the church choir I belonged to when I li... Read more

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