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This past weekend for Halloween, my husband and I dressed up in costume and wandered around downtown. We received overwhelming welcomes, mostly from adults and older children. Some of the little ...
by allergywoman
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Nov 01, 2013 at 07:14 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It's true. I know it seems Disneyfied and silly, but think about it. A wish, something you want so badly that every bit of you yearns for it, is a magical thing. I had a wish. I just recently ...
by allergywoman
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 08:47 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Halloween has many lessons for us as we work to improve our health and fitness. And pranks to play on us as well. What do you call "bobbing for apples" other than "exercise in frustration"? ...
by allergywoman
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 09:19 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
I observed here a while ago that I am a big one for anniversaries. But tonight I’d like to discuss something a little different. How do you know you have reached a milestone? What sorts of ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 04:45 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
You get used to a pretty busy schedule of meetings at Microsoft. Either you let it get to you, or you adapt. I had adapted quite well. I had a full slate for the week, with a fairly important ...
by mhanch
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 03:32 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last Thursday I completed the final session in my twelve-week “Livestrong” program at my local YMCA. This was a program that had come highly recommended to me from other members of my cancer ...
by peregrine kate
Comment Count 44 comments on Mon Apr 01, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Every day I try to take a 3-mile walk. I often walk by a lake with a beautiful scenery. There are all kinds of birds chirping; a nice breeze. The trees sway with the wind. It's so peaceful. I ...
by Ray Pensador
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 11:18 PM PST with 20 Recommends
Challenges. In an endeavor like this, there will inevitably be challenges. Last week was a challenge for me because I was so busy with work, I didn't get to continue daily diarying here, which I had ...
by Debby
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 07:46 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Yesterday, I posted about starting a diet. Today, fitness classes start at my rec center so I thought exercise would be a good topic. Please join me in the discussion!
by Debby
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 06:27 AM PST with 1 Recommend
I was excited recently to see anotherdemocrat's diary reviving the Weight Loss Kos tag. I have been hoping/planning to do something about my weight for quite a while but that magic push--whatever it ...
by Debby
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 06:44 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Hi. I'm a Kossack & I really need to lose some weight. I'm hoping there are other Kossacks in the same boat. I thought I'd write a diary & see who is out there. I think this should be (at least) a ...
by anotherdemocrat
Comment Count 131 comments on Mon Jan 07, 2013 at 06:02 AM PST with 35 Recommends
I am tired of this election cycle. I am tired of doorknocking, phone banking, political ads, lies, distortions, debates, everything else political. I have been walking around with feeling like I ...
by Intheknow
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Nov 05, 2012 at 07:51 PM PST with 11 Recommends
After Monday's riveting final debate , I watched as the candidates hugged their wives, countless Romneys flooded the stage, and a tiny Romney grandson rushed to shake President Obama's hand. The ...
by Patience is Not a Virtue
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 23, 2012 at 08:48 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Last week, I drove over to my son's elementary school around noon to watch him take his half mile run in gym class. Parents were sent home notes inviting us to watch and to cheer. The temp was about ...
by Intheknow
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2012 at 08:15 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
I had a great discussion with my wife Yulia this evening about exercise, health and food. anyone who has read anything that I write or post knows that I am obsessive about trying to be, at least, ...
by mhanch
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Sep 11, 2012 at 04:46 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
If you asked anyone what my first DailyKos diary would be, they'd tell you it would be a call to action about a progressive campaign, or an oration in which I call upon the Republican party to give ...
by mckennamiller
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Aug 08, 2012 at 09:34 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
I write these diaries with the hope that if only one fellow fibromyalgia sufferer tries the fitness route and feels better, I will have succeeded in my goal to help others who suffer as badly as I ...
by DX Fibro
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 09:52 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Generally, so much of what the medical community espouses about fibromyalgia seems to be anti-fitness. While it is more or less accepted that light exercise is helpful, few if any fibromyalgia ...
by DX Fibro
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 11:08 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Annie Thórisdóttir, known as Iceland Annie, was a winner at the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games. She won the title of World's Fittest Woman plus a check for US$250,000. Under Icelandic law, she has two ...
by writerofag
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Aug 13, 2011 at 12:44 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
And now for a break from the whole fiasco playing out in DC: The Cycling Series Returns! I haven't posted a cycling diary in a while, so it's time to catch up. I ride my bike almost every day. I'...
by Tracker
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Jul 28, 2011 at 07:58 AM PDT with 18 Recommends