Fan Wars – one workout environment does not fit all.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 13 comments
This is a tale of two gyms. Usually I visit my little gym with limited equipment and fans that serve one or two machines. If I get there first, I turn on the fan. If there’s someone next to me working out already, I ask if they mind if I turn... Read more
The effect of smoking on my health, my fitness and my life.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 25 comments
I was Daddy’s girl, actually his only child. He was very athletic and very happy that I was also. He was proud that not only could I play ball with the boys, I was usually one of the “captains” choosing the teams. ... Read more
Gunfire caused a very stressful run
Monday, February 18, 2013 30 comments
I hesitated to write this because of the volatile atmosphere surrounding any mention of guns in our society. This is not political, so please do not respond with comments that are. It’s important to preserve the supportive, non confrontational... Read more
I guess chivalry is dead said the party hostess
Sunday, February 17, 2013 19 comments
Lose weight fast without dieting or exercise – Back to the Future?
Saturday, February 16, 2013 16 comments
al.asp?blog_id=5250493 reminded me of this adv... Read more
Love at 50% off
Friday, February 15, 2013 165 comments
This isn’t a rant or even a complaint just a statement of fact. Each year I tell DH NOT to buy me candy for Valentine’s Day. I don’t need the chocolate and after nearly 50 years together (45 married), I don’t need an official day for him to bu... Read more
Fatty – Scrawny – lazy – obsessive – flabby – bony – shrimp –
Thursday, February 14, 2013 22 comments
The day I shocked the cardiac-rehab group
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 20 comments
There was a recent post about forgetting gym clothes that sparked a memory. Since I live in a popular retirement area, my local gym is full of senior citizens, like me. “Silver Sneakers” is our biggest fitness class. I don’t attend that, ... Read more
If today is Tuesday this must be Belgium
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 11 comments
That was the title of a 1969 movie where the setting was a 9 country bus tour of Europe in 18 days. DH and I have been traveling a lot since retirement, especially to Europe (3 times last year alone). Sometimes we join an organized tour (river... Read more
I defy convention in many areas. Why not the treadmill too?
Monday, February 11, 2013 15 comments
Prevailing wisdom says that you can run faster on a treadmill (tm) than outdoors because the belt helps your momentum. That’s not true for me. Although I never raise the elevation, my cruising speed on the tm is always slower than on my carefu... Read more
A Tale of 2 Daughters – Genetics, body type, lifestyle, attitude, fitness
Saturday, February 09, 2013 18 comments
“You’re eating all the time” said DH
Friday, February 08, 2013 17 comments
He once compared me to a chipmunk – always looking for food. That’s an obvious exaggeration but in a sense he’s right. I have 2 snacks in the afternoon and sometimes another after dinner. I’d call it a delayed dinner dessert, but who eats... Read more
Boomers aging worse than previous generations
Thursday, February 07, 2013 18 comments
This article interested me since I’m on the leading edge of the Boomer generation. Where exactly are we leading? www.nbcnews.com/id/50698
?ocid=msnhp&pos=3 When we were born, we led the... Read more
A recipe from Brooklyn_Born? Now this is a first!
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 22 comments
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