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{Man Day} Monday… It’s A Bike. Wait!. … It’s a… Treadmill?

Happy President’s Day, Luv-lies!!!

Are you off today or do you have to drag yourself into work this morning?

How was your Valentine’s Day?  What didcha do?  … dinner? movie? chilled at home with a good _______ (you fill in the blank)…

What didcha get? Chocolates? Flowers? Good book?   Do Tell….

For the last   *^@!- something years, February 14th has been something far better than Valentine’s Day {for me}.

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It’s been the {Very Special} Birthday of  #TheBestDaughterInTheWorld!…. Mine!!!

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ASHLEY

Yeaaaaahhh!!!!!

*Throwing Confetti in The Air.  And doing my Happy Dance!!!*

So.  In addition to celebrating, I spent the later part of my weekend relaxing and surfing the ‘net.

One thing I love about surfing is finding something uniquely crazy.

This gadget fits the bill.  Nicely.

Perfect for today’s {Man Day} Monday feature

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If you look closely,  you’ll notice that these two are actually walking!  That’s right! You do not see them pedaling!

This clever little ditty is the mastermind of Holland native- Bruin Bergmeester.

You see, it seems that he spends a good deal of his day sitting.  And when he’s not, he’s home on the treadmill.  As the story goes,

“One day it was lovely outside and Bruin did not fancy spending time on a bicycle, which meant sitting again, so he thought to himself: “Why not bring the treadmill outdoors?”

And this is what he came up with… he calls if the Lopifit.

He describes it as ‘not an electric bike, it’s not a scooter, it’s not a treadmill’

So what is it!  Why it’s all three.  Of Course.

Okay.  Now you know you want to be the first one of your friends have one.  Admit it.

This is too clever for me.  Sign me up.  I want one!

The only question is  ‘Where can I order one of these?’.

Spoiler Alert!

… it’s only a prototype … *bummer*   *big bummer*

I’ll keep my eye on this one.  When it comes to market, you’ll be the first ones to know!

What unique craziness is going on in your life?

Do Tell ….

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iNspIRation: WorkOut *Bling*

Good Morning Lu-lies,

The temperature here has been dropping daily *yikes*.

Being a  ‘hot weather person’, I thought that having to bring my running game inside would cause me to lose interest, but, so far it has not happened !!!!

I am certain that my perception of fall/winter running is probably not as bad as I think  the monsters in my mind have me tripping over pebbles, running too far and not having enough energy to run back, running out of water, having to stop to use the restroom – and not having one readily available…. 

But until I conquer the crazies, I’m inside.

In my efforts to be proactive about this whole staying focused thing, I’ve decided to go trolling for some new fitness gear.  Hey You, no judgment 🙂 … a girl’s gotta have a reason to shop, right?

This is what I found    *some of it is sparkly*

This little gem is probably not practical, but I do luv the *bling*, *bling*.  This is some kinda of special if you luv to sparkle while you sweat.  Not to mention being a sucker for glitz!

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Found this really cool hand stamped necklace.  This piece is great as a gift for a personal trainer or as an inspiration for the newbie – like me!

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Running the 5K inspired me to work toward running a half marathon next year…. YES!!

The plan is to run, at least one, half marathon.  *throwing confetti in the air for inspiration* .  Perhaps this little baby will keep me inspired and less focused on the craziness of this new found goal. 

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I figure that with all of this training, I’m going to need something to rock all of those medals.  What do you think?

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I reeeallly ❤ the crown on this one… a lot

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Well Luv-lies,  this shopping spree could go on forever, so I think I’ll stop with these rocking pieces.

So, what inspires you?

Do Tell…

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What’s In Your Food?

Good Morning Luv-lies,

I love gadgets!!   Show me an electronic gadget, I’ll show you a gal that’s in e-heaven!!!

Kitchen gadgets, office gadgets, clothing gadgets…. it just doesn’t matter.  If it’s a gadget, I’m sold.

New on my gadget list of  ‘I Want That’ is this baby pictured below.

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It’s handle is the ‘Tellspec’ and its claim to fame is that with a wave of the hand, it can calculate all the calories,  ingredients, chemicals, and allergens in all types of food.

WOW” !!!  Imagine that!

The concept is the brainchild of a the young daughter of an entrepreneur and math professor, who was plagued by food allergies.   The story  is that one evening, while having dinner, the youngster picked up a flash drive and proposed a device that, when pointed at food would be able to calculate it’s content.  *From the minds of Babes*

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Here’s the video, to fill you in on the details.  I must warn you, though, there is a short segment that gets very scientific.

Well Luv-lies, if you’re anything like me, right now you are the edge of your seat waiting, breathlessly, for me to tell you where you can be one of the first to get your hands on one of these luv-vah-lies!  Here’s where I break it to you gently….

…. this product, is not yet for sale.  Actually, the two inventors are in the process of working out the kinks, raising funds, and talking with optical companies who might be interested in manufacturing this little gem.

Until then, I’ll stand in line with you guys and hope that it will be available soon –  in pink 🙂

What gadget can you not live without  – real and/or imagined?  *wink*

Do tell…..

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Me & My Gadgets

activelinkandjawboneupHappy Sunday Luv-lies,

Had an okay weigh-in….1 pound up {not an woo-hoo!} – but I plan to have a better week. I’ll keep you posted….

Immediately after my morning weigh-in, my routine is to do a cardio class – two doors down! This morning was no exception. :-). Zumba seems to get me going these days, so off to an hour class. It was very energizing.

Then it’s on to a return to my WW Meeting (where I’ve saved time by weighing in before my cardio class. Our meeting focused on moving your body as a strategy for ’emotional eating’ (but I plan to post later on today about that…and another issue that came up at today’s meeting).

I am proud to say that I am an ActiveLink fanatic! My other ‘move my body’ gadget is my Jawbone UP. Both of these little trinkets inconspicuously collect data about how much I move my body and reward me with feedback that helps to keep me motivated in getting in cardio, daily sleep requirements, meals/meal planning and much, much more.

Hey Luv-lies,
What’s your ‘move your body’ gadget?

Do share…..

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