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Ohhh my aching Abs!
Sunday, March 28, 2010      8 comments

So Friday I went to my morning Circuit Spin class as usual... and Michelle (aka the "she devil") had a whole new torture plan mapped out. In the circuit spin, we bike for 15 minutes followed by 5 minutes of strength exercise and we do that circ... Read more
What Are You Hungry For? Hint ~ It's Not Food!
Friday, March 19, 2010      8 comments

I had an e-mail this morning come through with "What Are You Hungry For? Hint ~ It's Not Food! I opened the e-mail and saw that Oprah has selected a new book for her book club by author Geneen Roth titled "Women, Food and God". In our society,... Read more
Chit Chat versus Conversations with Substance
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      5 comments

I read an article the other day and have been mulling it over in my mind. It talked about how relationships are stronger when you have meaningful conversation versus just chit chat. This really does make sense and I think it is the number one ... Read more
Grace and Glorie
Monday, March 08, 2010      5 comments

Have you guys ever heard or been to the play "Grace and Glorie"? If not, I HIGHLY recommend that you see it if you have an opportunity. I saw this play last Spring and was thinking about it just this morning ~ how is that for staying power? I... Read more
Day Trip down the Coast
Monday, March 01, 2010      8 comments

The day trip down the coast yesterday with DH was a nice excursion. We went to Pacific City which is about 20 miles or so SW of Tillamook and about a 1 1/2 hour drive from home. The weather was cool and dry but skies were overcast. We saw a f... Read more
Maybe a teeny bit of progress
Sunday, February 28, 2010      8 comments

Today is the last day of February and I'm sort of disappointed that I haven't met my weight loss goal. Folks... I'm only trying to lose 1 lousy pound a month and noddaa.... nothing. But on the bright side, I might be seeing some progress in my... Read more
Giving myself a Pedicure
Saturday, February 27, 2010      6 comments

What could be better than giving yourself a good pedicure?? Only thing I can think of is having it professionally done! I actually love having my nails and toes all duded up... but with cutting back on expenses that is a luxury I am currently f... Read more
Up Early on a Saturday!
Saturday, February 20, 2010      11 comments

Today is Saturday.. no alarm... and I woke up at 5:55am! Go figure. This is sort of weird because typically the alarm wakes me up at 6:00am and it takes me 15-30 minutes to get out of bed. This morning however, I woke up on my own and was rea... Read more
Remembering 24 Years Ago Today
Sunday, February 14, 2010      13 comments

At breakfast this morning, my DH wished me a Happy Valentines Day ... and then said it has been 24 years! I had to smile, because 24 years ago today was the day I said I would marry him. We will be celebrating our 23rd anniversary later this y... Read more
What Happened the Year you were Born?
Friday, February 12, 2010      8 comments

I thought this was a pretty neat web site. Click on the link below and then select the year you were born. You will see the top news and some interesting information for the year. Enjoy! www.infoplease.com/yearb
yyear.html ... Read more
Living Like a Skinny Person
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      8 comments

I have people stop and ask me "How did you do it? How did you lose all that weight? What is your secret?". Well, as you my spark friends know, there is no magic pill or secret. Sometimes I wish there was... but now I am coming to the realiza... Read more
What a Lazy Day!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      5 comments

My plan for exercise today was to break out my new Rebounding DVD and give it a try. I cracked open the case, put in the DVD and then........ arghhh.... it is defective! Bummer. I contacted the guy who sold it to me and he is telling me that ... Read more
It's February and the Grass is Growing!
Friday, February 05, 2010      6 comments

This morning, I went to the Fitness Center and did the 1 hour Circuit Spin class. Typically, the class is divided into three segments with 15 minutes on the bike and 5 minutes of pilates type exercises. Today, we did crunchs and planks on a ba... Read more
Ohhhhh my aching Tush!
Monday, February 01, 2010      12 comments

I am sore.... and unfortunately it isn't from exercising.... it is from sitting all day! We stayed over in Button Willow CA (formerly Buena Vista CA) last night. We like to stay in that area and have a favorite motel that accepts our cat and t... Read more
On the Road Again!
Sunday, January 31, 2010      10 comments

This morning after scrambling around getting things in order and the house closed up, DH and I headed back to Oregon. We picked up my Sister and BIL to take them to the Tucson airport as they are flying (we are driving) to Portland. Well, as l... Read more

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