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Surprise! It's the 60s
Friday, October 04, 2019      1 comments

I turned 61 years young this week. I have noticed some changes. What used to be easy peasy takes more effort! Injuries happen when doing "ordinary" physical activities. But what is great is that my perspective to setbacks has cha... Read more
What's Happening?
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      4 comments

It has been about 4 years since I have been active on SparkPeople so this post is long overdue. A lot has happened since 2015. My youngest son has graduated from college, my two older sons have moved out of the nest and my husband and I ... Read more
Easy Healthy Fall Desert
Monday, November 02, 2015      2 comments

I made a healthy desert with these ingredients: 1 large apple, 1 large carrot, cinnamon, a little olive oil. I washed and chopped up the apple and carrot into slices. I placed them in a metal pan, topped with cinnamon to taste, drizzled a... Read more
Who is up for the Santa 5K in Chicago, Saturday, December 5, 2015?!
Monday, October 12, 2015      1 comments

This looks like so much fun! I signed up today. My new way to shake up my routine and commit to a fitness training schedule. You have 8 weeks to prepare, you can walk if not ready to run and the proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. Wi... Read more
So Grateful to God!
Wednesday, October 07, 2015      6 comments

I am so grateful for the Grace of God. He has been so good to me that I just cannot tell it all. He has healed my body, my mind and my emotions. Glory to God. He has given me the will to live for Him. For in Him we move and have our b... Read more
New yoga class!
Saturday, September 05, 2015      2 comments

I finally found a yoga class in my area. I bought the groupon online, signed up and went to class all in one day. The class was small, just four students which was great since it's been a while since I attended a class. The instructor w... Read more
I'm Still Here!
Wednesday, September 02, 2015      2 comments

Thanks be to God, I'm still here! A few years older and a whole lot wiser, but I'm still here. I have not perfected the weight game, but I'm still here! Casting aside every weight and the sin that so easily besets me, I strive towards the... Read more
The devil is a liar and the truth aint in him....
Saturday, October 22, 2011      6 comments

My mom had so many sayings. Although she has been dead for years, I can still hear her voice. Last night was one of those times. I was feeling tempted to overeat and lamenting to myself about the struggle of doing right and not seeing any res... Read more
Spark wheel obsession much?
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      2 comments

The creation of the Sparkpoint bonus wheel has created a new need for me. I must spin, track and read until I make the 25 points necessary to earn a bonus wheel spin. I just must, lol, spin that wheel. Anyway, I guess it's better than a e... Read more
The blessings of movement!
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      6 comments

The older I get, the more I realize what a blessing it is to be able to have the use of my arms, legs, feet and all the other attendant body parts that connect and allow me to move. Every time I see someone less able whether because of weig... Read more
The weaker sex? I don't think so....!
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      5 comments

Ok the Chicago Marathon was this past weekend. While I have never desired to run a marathon, I am so inspired by a story I read today. A woman runs the Chicago marathon, pregnant! She finishes the race, ahead of her husband ( she said i... Read more
I am changing......
Thursday, October 06, 2011      3 comments

Did you ever get the feeling that something imperceptible is happening to you..... This morning I got up and started preparing for work out, school drop off and work like I do most weekdays. My husband asks me am I going to the gym. A... Read more
I'm 53 today!
Saturday, October 01, 2011      14 comments

I cannot believe it. Me 53 years old. Get out. I worked out first thing this morning. Keep moving is my number one goal. I ate a healthy breakfast. Treating my body well is the way to age gracefully. I thanked God for giving me l... Read more
Running high....
Thursday, September 29, 2011      4 comments

I have started to get that runner's high. But also stiff runners' thighs. I tried running with leg and wrist weights to make my workout on the treadmill more challenging. It worked. Now I need to work on more stretches to improve my st... Read more
Too much exercise? Eat more food? Is Spark tracker right?
Sunday, September 25, 2011      4 comments

I have totally confused my fitness tracker! I got the following message yesterday after what I thought was a good week of exercise: *The number of calories you should eat to manage your weight depends on many factors, including how many ca... Read more

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