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Today's Challenge: Carry your water with you everywhere!
Thursday, May 09, 2013      12 comments

My Spark Coach challenge today is to carry my water with me everywhere. This will be tomorrow's challenge, since the day is almost over and it is now too late for me to carry my water bottle with me ALL day. So, I will look for my water bottl... Read more
3 Accomplishments Today
Thursday, March 21, 2013      9 comments

Spark Coach says I should blog about my 3 accomplishments today. I just got back from 10 days in sunny Arizona last night, so my first accomplishment was getting up this morning in time to substitute teach at school. I was supposed to teach 6t... Read more
Thanksgiving in VA Beach 2010
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

We spent Thanksgiving at my sister's in Virginia Beach this year. Andrew enjoyed the sand and the water, though it was a little cold. ... Read more
Wharf to Wharf Race in Santa Cruz
Sunday, August 01, 2010      3 comments

I spent a fabulous week in California visiting with my college roommates and friends. We went to Santa Cruz for the Wharf to Wharf Race once again. The weather was overcast in the morning, perfect for walking or running the 10K. There were ov... Read more
A Beautiful Spring
Saturday, April 03, 2010      5 comments

I walked 3 miles with my walking group this morning, but it was such a beautiful day, I just had to go out for an afternoon and then an evening walk. Here are some of the wonders I found in my neighborhood. ... Read more
Terra Cotta Warriors
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      5 comments

Yesterday we went to see the Terra Cotta Warriors at National Geographic. The exhibit is amazing and now sold out, but I am so glad we were able to go! Veena and the Wa... Read more
A New Challenge for 2010
Friday, January 15, 2010      6 comments

What an amazing two weeks this has been! I found out on January 4 that my biopsy was positive for breast cancer, and an appointment was made to see the surgeon on Tuesday, January 5. My sister, a breast cancer survivor of 11 years, came up and... Read more
Goals for 2010
Saturday, January 09, 2010      6 comments

Beat breast cancer Continue healthy life style with SP, using the nutrition and fitness tracker and other tools Read, listen, and share ... Read more
Starting Boot Camp
Sunday, January 03, 2010      6 comments

I am so excited to be starting boot camp again today. This is my 3rd boot camp since joining SparkPeople one year ago, and the Nicole videos have become an integral part of my workout program. After doing the first video today, however, I ... Read more
Snow Ho Ho '09
Monday, December 21, 2009      6 comments

We've had a beautiful weekend of snow, and school has been canceled until January 4! We were literally snowed in on Saturday, so this picture is taken looking out the front... Read more
Trip to the Adriatic
Monday, November 23, 2009      3 comments

Here are a few pictures from our small ship adventure on the Dalmatian Coast of the Adriatic Sea. We had a great time, walked all over this hilly and rocky terrain, visiting walled cities, castles, churches, fortresses, wineries, open air marke... Read more
Sad News
Saturday, October 31, 2009      11 comments

I am so sad to report that sweet Courtney, the 24 year old daughter of my friend Joanne, passed away peacefully in her sleep this morning. Courtney finished the school year last June, thinking she had a bad cold. On July 15th, 2009, Courtney h... Read more
Day 3! We made it!
Thursday, October 15, 2009      6 comments

Sunday was a beautiful day, and we walked with renewed energy, smiles on our faces, and a bounce in our walk. The walk through Maryland and into DC was beautiful, but we were having too much fun to think about taking pictures. So most of these... Read more
Day 2 of the Breast Cancer 3-Day
Monday, October 12, 2009      2 comments

On Day 2, we walked all over Maryland. It was drizzly and windy in the morning, and we walked over 22 miles up and downhill. It was definitely our hardest day! But a cool, clear evening and beautiful sunset made it all worthwhile. ... Read more
Breast Cancer 3-Day
Monday, October 12, 2009      2 comments

Here are some photos from the first day of our 3-Day Walk. Donna, Marilou, and Betty at National Stadium ... Read more

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