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Got to exercise this morning

Friday, May 23, 2014

It'd been a couple weeks since I'd exercised, due to my back being nasty. Been having other stuff going wrong too, and I got into a kind of mantra of "what difference does it make" to just about everything. I got to the chiropractor the other day. Yesterday my back didn't feel good again, but I think something went back into place overnight, because I felt I could do walk away the pounds workout at least- with no pain, yay. So got to do that this morning. Two miles. So that's a bit uplifting. It's nice to have something that is.

  
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2BDYNAMIC 5/25/2014 10:12PM

    emoticon Hope it continues to improve ......... :)

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JACKIE542 5/23/2014 2:08PM

    Glad your back is feeling better, hope it stays in place, great job on that walk too emoticon Hope you have a nice weekend

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BIGPAWSUP 5/23/2014 12:29PM

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Ticks

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Yesterday, after my pushing through brush (probably losing the tracker that way) and all, I found a tick on my arm- but it wasn't attached. Today, I felt something on my neck- my husband thought it looked like a scab to him- I asked him to please use the tweezers to remove it. When he did- it was obvious to both of us that it was a tick. Great...that one HAD been attached. UGH
I'm praying that nothing bad happens from it having been...

  
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DJ4HEALTH 5/12/2014 9:57PM

    get to the doctor as soon as possible and hopefully you still have that tick.

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JACKIE542 5/12/2014 9:56AM

    Hope all turns out ok emoticon

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BIGPAWSUP 5/12/2014 9:55AM

    Watch your energy level. I've been bit a ton of time and have always been fine but you just have to keep an e on yourself.

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My Spark Activity Tracker is gone

Saturday, May 10, 2014

I went for a very long hike today, and no longer have my activity tracker. I noticed it was missing when I went to shower, after finding a tick on my arm (not sticking to it, thankfully, though). I temporarily ditched the shower, so I could try to retrace my steps, but the hike was on my own land, and I went through a lot of brush and on lots of trails and it's muddy, and....I just can't find it. My husband tried too, but it just doesn't want to be found. It's so weird to see the tracker syncing when my computer is on...but not know where the tracker actually is....
I walked a LOT today too...
Arg.....

  
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KAYOTIC 5/11/2014 7:08PM

    Fingers crossed you find it! I would think it would be close if it's syncing...

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BIGPAWSUP 5/11/2014 10:27AM

    Hopefully if it is syncing it is in the house or very close. Best of luck finding it.

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JACKIE542 5/10/2014 7:19PM

    So many people are losing those, hope you do find it emoticon

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MTNMOM5 5/10/2014 7:13PM

    If is is syncing doesn't it have to be within 50 feet? Just an idea.


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CHERIJ16 5/10/2014 6:12PM

    Oh no! I hope you find it! emoticon

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A hiking we did go (yep, pics too)

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Well, my spark tracker says I walked over six miles today. It was actually a lot of hiking. We did a lot of steep uphill and downhill! I KNOW I burned a lot more calories than the tracker is saying I did. I wish I'd used my hiking boots. I don't know where my brain was at. The sneakers worked, but hiking boots would have been so much better- even though they would have let some mud in (thanks to the dogs). I need a new pair of boots...heh.
I did use my new foot bath when I got home. :)
My husband and our daughter and her husband and I went hiking for over 2 hours. I did take some pictures with my phone.
Here is looking down a bluff over the lake.

Here I am with my backpack and jacket slung, having just taken my glasses off.
Here are a couple of pictures from the highest point we were at on bluffs.


As we were nearing the parking lot there was an Amish family heading to an area overlooking the lake.
Didn't see much in the way of animals on our trek. A few garter snakes, a couple chipmunks, some great blue herons on nests, and that was about it.
I was just a little surprised at how many people we saw there on Easter, other than us. :) Good for them though!
Oh yeah, we saw a bunch of wild turkeys crossing the road on our way home.
I hope each of you made some good memories too.

  
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CEPHALOPODLYNN 4/25/2014 12:48AM

    That's sounds like a pretty cool hike, and wild turkeys are always fun to see =)

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BIGPAWSUP 4/21/2014 9:18PM

    Awesome!

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JACKIE542 4/20/2014 11:01PM

    Now that was a beautiful Easter hike, lots of miles and calories burned.
We went for an evening walk in the park today, after our Easter dinner, very nice and quiet day just the way I like it. Oh and I had dinner ready on time for a change.
Have a relaxing evening emoticon Jackie Love the pictures, thank you

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JUJUMILLER 4/20/2014 10:22PM

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There's nothing like a great pamper after a great workout!
Gorgeous pics!
Thanks for sharing

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We celebrated Easter and 4 birthdays

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Saturday was a full day with family. We had one birthday at the end of March, one a week later and two (twins) in April, and to celebrate all at once was the idea- plus the best way the family could all get together for Easter was to do it the day before Easter. So it was a full house and a good day.
I am allowed to have 3 "cheat meals" a week, if I want to, on my eating plan, so I wasn't too worried about having a little bit of cake, so I tried all three kinds (yeah, can you believe it?!) I took a forkful of one, and a very small piece of the other two.
Looks like I stayed in my calorie range for the day, so that's good. :)
Oh yeah, one of the birthdays was mine, and I got a mini trampoline (I've liked the idea one of my spark friends has of running on hers, and I see there are lots of exercises on youtube and so on to follow too) for those, a burning bush (I've wanted one of those plants for some time), and a gift card to Amazon. Yay :) It's nice when people go in on something together to get what you want (they do ask for lists of ideas!). Oh yes, hubby and I got a joint gift of a foot bath that is supposed to massage your feet. I didn't want to tell her we already had one. But hey, now we could both soak our feet at the same time, right? hahaha
One family had a couple hours trip, but the other much longer. Sounds like they were planning to go part way home and then stop at a hotel so it wouldn't be such a long drive back in the morning.
It was nice to see and be with everyone. :)
I hope you each have/had a lovely celebration as well.
Happy Resurrection Sunday/Easter!

  
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JACKIE542 4/20/2014 12:38PM

    Sounds like a very fun day. I have always wanted a burning bush too, someday I will get one. Have fun on your trampoline and emoticon and Easter too emoticon Jackie

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BIGPAWSUP 4/20/2014 11:02AM

    Enjoy your mini-tramp! I love mine.

Happy Birthday

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WAY2GOCAT 4/20/2014 3:37AM

    Happy Birthday and Happy Resurrection Sunday! Praise God! Blessings and emoticon

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