Friday, March 04, 2011
Hi..hubby's tractor is still broke down..parts should be here by Tuesday,have to come from Winnipeg. Luckily it was warm enough to start the lettle tractor which was outside and feed cows with that. I helped take off twine and help with heifers and hang a gate.
I rode bike for 30 minutes. We had company this morning and felt like I was on the phone for most of the day.
Keeping with my green theme for the month I made a pea and potato chowder for my soup this week. I have tons of gren veggies in the fridge now since my shopping trip yesterday.
Thanks for all the comments..any one who wants to use my goals..I'm flattered..by the way I probably borrowed a few along the way too....green tea is included in the first goal :) I did buy green bubble bath..it's grape seed and lemongrass..yumyum.
Well better head to bed..keep on Sparkin'
Good night everyone, Love Donna
Thursday, March 03, 2011
Home from Weyburn and hubby had another tractor break-down, not a happy camper..still no calves yet!! Good thing cuz it's still really cold here!!!
I'm ready to post March Goals..
Theme..Green Dreams Spring
March is nutrition month..focus on healthy eating, green fruits and veggies, add fiber and remember supplements...Green tea!!!
Spring into action..focus on lots of exercise..ride bike daily,chores, calving and night checks...do random acts of fitness!!!!
Go green..reduce, reuse, recycle!!!
Lent..give up ice cream (my favorite food) and other treats and give up excess possessions!!!
March madness..declutter the house..aim for 1 garbage bag a day...31 bags of stuff or equivalent gone!!!
Refresh spark page..March theme..green..new pictures..etc!!!!
Make collage..held over from February etc..maybe I should give up procrastination for lent haha!!!
Get green..wear green, decorate with green, buy a plant, start plants for my garden..put together new green house!!!
Be kind..do something nice for someone daily..spark comment or goodie daily, help hubby, connect with family and friends!!!
Do some spring cleaning and get back to painting projects..!!!
Follow my dream to give up some excess baggage on me!!!..With the luck of the Irish :)
Thanks for stopping by..off to make my pot of green tea..keep on sparkin'
Follow your dreams to the end of the rainbow..
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Hi..I've had a bit of a break and now I'm back..I missed blogging while I had my granddaughters here for 6 days, then brought them home on Sunday and then off to Weyburn yesterday..man I'm pooped!!
I had a great time with the little girls and made out okay while hubby was gone to Moose Jaw for his 2 days last week (taking care of 2 little girls and 140 cows) the only problem was the afternoon of the last day one of the water bowls froze up just a few hours before hubby came home..too bad it's so cold here still..and last night was a big blizzard again!! with very cold wind chills..it's record cold here for March 1st..hasn't been this cold since 1916 or something. March is in like a lion..hope it's out like a lamb then!!!
Too many days of not tracking or keeping close tabs on what I was eating and I'm up a few pounds so I'm ready to get back on track for March...first to recap February....
My theme was heart health/love/romance...
Refresh spark page..did that :)
Eat red fruits and veggies..did that..lots of tomatoes, apples, red peppers and cranberry juice everyday :)
Focus on heart health..read lots of articles, tried to eat healthy most days, got lots of exercise in..baby steps toward a healthy heart :)
Focus on love..gave goodies to spark friends, etc..connected with friends and family including grandkids, kids, sisters and hubby :) My life is very blessed with all the love in my life :)
Focus on romance...:)
Focus on exercise...rode bike or did chores or swam or chased kids and even used the gym at the spa..granddaughters even made me a weight exercise booklet with pictures and everything of stuff they made up..it's fun to use..gotta love 6 and 9 year olds :)
Make a collage...not yet..I'll try for March...
Tiny chocolate treat daily..well that one was so easy..a few days I had more than one little piece but I bought 2 huge bars of dark chocolate (one with almonds) shared with hubby and still have a few pieces left for special treats..:)
Pamper me daily..well I'm sure I missed a few days of that but I include lots of different things in the pamper category so maybe I did quite well after all :)
Moose Jaw spa..a great weekend :)
lose 4 to 5 pounds ..well I might have lost 4 but gained 6 so all in all not too bad of a month..time to really get sparked and get serious about this!! I let getting busy, or going away make me go off track too easily but I'm not going to beat myself up over it..I gained all this extra weight..40 to 50 pounds over lots of years so I can't expect it to leave this quickly :) Slow and steady is best!!
Well that's my February recap..I'm very happy with my progress and all my healthy habits that are forming..
..look out March..here I come....
Thanks for dropping by..for a chat and tea..I'm off to make some green tea while I think up some March goals..keep on Sparkin'
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