NYKIMMIE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=NYKIMMIE NYKIMMIE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Sunday Sept 20,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6000985 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0bbe2014-8645-47af-9352-4b5cf3e8a1c5.JPG"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/02eedb5f-a4b2-4c5f-81e5-75c9f886d5db.JPG">Home from the balloon fest. Walked everyday. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d37b0219-06a4-4f92-b99a-40628881e739.JPG"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2c756a1d-6a81-442a-a184-c86d1ff2212d.JPG"> Sun, 20 Sep 2015 19:24:13 EST Sept 1 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5989059 I went kayaking this morning on the hudson river. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ce8e0963-a350-4c2b-ab98-6e25fd4f2727.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b7c5908b-222b-4642-99ef-b3ffcff75f9b.jpg"> Tue, 1 Sep 2015 20:02:57 EST Tuesday June 23,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949888 I live in upstate NY. Very quiet ,lots of farms. We travel 45 minutes to grocery shop,nothing local. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b31e1afc-2137-40c5-a275-d30e895d4cb9.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6540362c-32bd-417a-8be9-edc8b57de16b.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b9e0c74a-7680-46ab-b2cd-28b600567dca.JPG"> <BR> We have bears,we see often,deer,turkeys,love it. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8e2279ec-a2ec-4aca... Tue, 23 Jun 2015 19:00:55 EST Monday June 22,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949399 Evening. I did dirty 30,21 day workout this morning before a 9 hour shift. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2405a792-4a8e-46aa-8f39-6ce9855c7583.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3b8f088b-c29b-457c-b663-a0fc9b844aa8.jpeg"> <BR> I did my measurements this morning,lost 1/2 inch,still progress. The outside pic,is a farm i pass everyday. Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:06:08 EST Sunday June 21,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948789 Happy Father's Day! It rained a lot here. I visited friends this morning then walked this afternoon.I got my nails done,i'm human again,lol. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2d0533b8-53a7-419b-a058-d00f8c16332a.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/af8f6f19-83b0-42ba-b6d7-31442cea2f5a.jpeg"> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 19:57:55 EST Wed June 17,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946792 I biked 21 miles today. I woke up thinking about what my exercise today would be and that was it. I was only able to bike that route once last summer. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/67042ec2-a7ec-40f4-ba41-6f79d43f6981.jpg"> Wed, 17 Jun 2015 17:56:36 EST Thursday June 4,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939622 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/07df79e6-3669-429b-bfc7-e1c79b57beb6.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e98219b0-faca-4b9d-bcea-7a0c7c9c7bf6.jpeg"> <BR> I had the day off,loves those! I walked 5 miles on the rail trail this morning. Cleaned house and gave the cats lots of attention. Thu, 4 Jun 2015 11:55:51 EST Wed June 3,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939275 I had a good day,walked 4 miles this morning. Made the most of work,i enjoy my job,hate politics n people moving up the cooperate ladder. Here are today's pics,this mornings walk and tonight's sunset as i was coming over the mtn. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/61a09c1d-4547-49d6-9825-1ecac865ddad.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0351e2b9-9f9d-4c37-ab9b-b594c4604845.jpeg"> Wed, 3 Jun 2015 20:59:05 EST Tuesday June 2,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938700 Rough day today,i made a healthy lunch last night. I didn't eat it,i didn't eat anything all day. I had my work evaluation march 1,was told i was getting a raise. I have been waiting <BR> was told today,it was not going to happen,declined. On a good note,i walked 2 miles on my lunch break to breath. Came home n relaxed. Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:25:05 EST Sunday May 31,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5937470 Last day of May. I went hiking this morning,cloudy n cool,but so nice getting out. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/77eea16b-5daa-4fb7-87aa-76c424a6f3c5.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b2f4c757-a7b0-47e1-9dda-8ee3254a556a.jpg"> Sun, 31 May 2015 20:51:40 EST Wednesday May 27,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935410 I got called in to work a few hours today. I had my laundry done and weeds pulled before the call. Thunder storms came by this evening,my cat kitty hates them. I found this cute pic on pinterest tonight,anyone with ra will understand. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/370aa4b8-3c7d-462f-9450-eea8c5af0f50.jpg"> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:12:04 EST Tuesday May 26,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934772 Long day at work,day after a holiday always is. I did a 21 day workout,dirty 30,kicks butt,feels good. Tomorrow is a day off,i think a bike ride or a long walk will be good. Thank you to those who read my blogs and give me encouragement. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/355c5440-592d-4461-b3ee-120f5d32dbc0.jpg"> Tue, 26 May 2015 20:49:41 EST Monday Memorial Day 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933831 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/93e4a655-39f6-4e8e-9510-3a31e7a3eacb.jpeg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dffd4fa1-c9b6-436e-90a3-dd2a7845c42f.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e7282f0b-735f-41c3-b194-7ed37b142c69.jpeg"> <BR> I went kayaking with a friend yesterday am,i have been in a double kayak,was fun. Then we hung out at the beach, i've lost 10 inches,but not one pound,i'm thrilled! Then went to a bbq last evening.Over all a great d... Mon, 25 May 2015 07:41:54 EST Tuesday May 12 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927153 I worked a half day today,was a nice change. Then went to the range,my time,i love it. We watched the storm roll in. I walked after that,made a heathly dinner. The cats and i are relaxing. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/88ea28db-6464-4930-8047-493053187047.jpg"> Tue, 12 May 2015 20:33:16 EST March 1,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885020 Its snowing again. One day closer to spring. Today my ra pain was too much to workout. I got my nails done,that hurts ,lol. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1725601555.jpg"> Sun, 1 Mar 2015 18:56:53 EST Monday Feb 9,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872701 It snowed again,i walked a half mile today outside,forgot to put my fitbit on. I got a 30 minute workout done and 60 minutes of yoga,a great day. Tired of snow,i know its winter,but i've hit my limit. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1586241817.jpg"> Mon, 9 Feb 2015 18:36:30 EST Feb 1,2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867347 I went hiking this morning. The falls were frozen. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1387863203.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l681614532.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2004931334.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/8/l780977087.jpg"> <BR> The last pic is me and Chii doing yoga on the wii board,she loves it. Sun, 1 Feb 2015 18:14:06 EST December 28,2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840052 Wow,i haven't blogged since Sept! I'm slacking,giggle. Today was my day off,yeah! I hiked this morning,then hubby n i hit a local distillery. We got some hard cider and flavored vodka to ring in the new year. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1039737139.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/1/l419021776.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1271728680.jpg"> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:21:34 EST September 30,2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789576 Its morning,i'm up n moving. I wasn't feeling well yesterday. I have been working a <BR> lot of hours lately. My enbrel shots i give myself on Sunday kick my butt for a few days. We went n picked pumpkins yesterday. They look nice on the deck. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1397169314.jpg"> <BR> This photo was taken last weekend at the Adirondack Balloon Fest. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:24:44 EST 08/18/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762280 I love my days off. Today i was up up at 4,hit the gym,came back home,then went to the beach with friends. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1793666960.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l691598019.jpg"> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:52:46 EST 08/13/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759258 I have been walking everyday,4 miles or more. If i don't walk i bike or swim,6 days sometimes 7 days a week. Getting ready for a 10 k walk. Tonight i got the email,the Biggest Loser canceled the event at great escape. I'm sad,disappointed. I'm still planning on walking my 4 plus miles in the am. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:32:59 EST 07/24/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745905 I had a day off,love it! I hiked this morning and ran errands all afternoon. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l716105922.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1197532716.jpg"> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:48:19 EST 07/21/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743569 Today was fun,had ice cream with a friend this morning after my walk. My daughter and i had lunch at a local state park. Then came home n skipped rope,something fun,lol. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l655526469.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l298623318.jpg"> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:25:05 EST 07/20/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742815 I love Sundays,my day off. I hiked this morning,the weather was great. The cats and I napped this afternoon. I went for a ride on the 4 wheeler with hubby,i love that. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l317846229.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1809392911.jpg"> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 15:57:26 EST My Day Off http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740992 I love my days off :). I walked 4.5 miles in 80 minutes,my time will get better with more walking. I'm still trying to rid the prednisone weight. My stress is work,requests for time off is denied,,that bites. But i'm healthier,now that i'm feeling better and i'm happy. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2054603651.jpg"> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:12:39 EST 07/10/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736203 I weighed myself today,i feel i have been gaining,my clothes are tight. I'm up 10 lbs thanks to prednisone. I have to work harder to resolve this,it sucks. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l171111132.jpg"> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:48:27 EST 07/09/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735590 I got a 30 minute yoga dvd done this morning and a 30 minute walk. Then worked til 7. I'm off tomorrow,not sure what i shall do,a bike ride or rent a kayak. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l174846684.jpg"> <BR> I want to try this stand up paddle boarding. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 20:41:08 EST 07/08/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734858 I was up at 5 am,did 12 laps at the pool. Went to the mall (1 hour drive),got new nike's,then went to work til 7. I walked my half hour break,was hot out,but felt good. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l445179471.jpg"> Tue, 8 Jul 2014 21:05:23 EST 07/07/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733994 I got a great bike ride in this morning,i seen more baby bunnies then people (my kind of ride. I love my days off. I got a walk in this afternoon. Back to work tomorrow after being out sick all last week. There is about 8 weeks until the Biggest Loser 10k walk i'm signed up for. I cant wait,nervous and excited. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l498836813.jpg"> <BR> Mon, 7 Jul 2014 17:49:52 EST 07/05/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732652 I cleaned house this morning. Then went for a bike ride,it was busy there. Tomorrow am i'm going biking again,early enough while the holiday people are sleeping,lol. I got some reading done. I'm feeling so much better i'm almost bored,time to go back to work :). <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l708617539.jpg"> Sat, 5 Jul 2014 17:59:44 EST 07/03/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731449 I had a better day today,stronger,more time out of bed. I cleaned the house,walked with a daughter a few miles,felt great. I'm hoping to go for a bike ride tomorrow am. Nothing planned for the weekend,but rest for the upcoming week. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l325174229.jpg"> Thu, 3 Jul 2014 17:40:58 EST 07/02/2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730766 I'm feeling slightly better,the dr called n confirmed my blood test,lyme and ra flare-up. I rested a lot,all i feel like doing still. I had breakfast with a friend this morning,that made me feel so much better. We got some bad storms here this afternoon,my one kitty doesn't like them. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l23956067.jpg"> <BR> On my way to breakfast. Wed, 2 Jul 2014 17:56:31 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730021 Since late last week,i havent been feeling well. I push it down and keep going. Saturday am,it hit,i called out of work,slept the whole weekend away. I went to the dr today,i'm having an ra flare up and lymes :( . I called work to let them know i wont be in til Saturday.sigh,,,,,i'm resting and not stressing :) I'm thinking positive happy thoughts. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l722662082.jpg"> <BR> I got my nails done yesterday,my nail lady is wonderful,she knows i hurt ... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 18:12:47 EST Sunday 6/15/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718684 I had the day,i love my days off. I got a bike ride in this morning. Got my nails done,hot pink with glitter,love em. Then took a walk at a state park. I think i over did this past week with work,i'm really tired n not myself today. RA kicks my butt sometimes. I hope all the dads had a great Father's Day. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1809773199.jpg"> <BR> I have felt like that all day,tired,exhausted. Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:08:27 EST My Walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714469 I did a great 2 mile walk this morning. I seen 2 bears on the way back. One crossed in front of me,,,,i kept hearing noises from the side the bear was on. I was praying it wasnt bear cubs,it wasnt,it was a larger bear. And i didn't have a gun on me,not even a cell phone! Note to self,wear shorts to hold gun belt,lol. I stood completely still n waited a long time for the them to be on their way far from me. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l42091490.jpg"> <img src="http:... Mon, 9 Jun 2014 20:08:29 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5713679 I had a rough morning,kind of a melt down,lol. I put on my big girl panties and didnt let it stop me. I did a 30 minute dvd. Then went to the lake with my daughter and we rented a pedal boat,pedaling for 60 minutes! That's a workout,what fun and i got some color. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l654996165.jpg"> <BR> Tomorrow is my other day off,sorry have to hit the gym :). Sun, 8 Jun 2014 20:46:17 EST Thursday June 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5711591 Today was a dr day,2 hours at the dr office is unacceptable. Had a nice lunch at Applebees with my sister after. I did a 30 minute workout dvd this morning. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1168228.jpg"> Thu, 5 Jun 2014 20:52:31 EST Wednesday June 4,2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710839 I had an awesome morning on the treadmill, 3.61 miles in 60 minutes. I'm getting ready for the Biggest Loser 10k walk in September . <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1041016115.jpg"> Wed, 4 Jun 2014 21:55:57 EST Tuesday June 2,2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709969 I worked a 9 hour shift today,skipped a meeting tonight,i ache. I came home n sat with my one cat,she is afraid of thunder. I guess she hissed at hubby til i got home,now she is all better. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1644652951.jpg"> <BR> I did get a 30 minute workout in this morning. <BR> <BR> Tue, 3 Jun 2014 19:25:43 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709094 Today was my day off,i love days off,i spent the day with my sister n daughter. I hit the gym while they shopped. I signed up for a Biggest Loser 5k walk,i'm thinking of changing to the 10k walk. Its not til September,but i'm excited. I bike every other day now that its nice out. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/1/l413892305.jpg"> <BR> this was my distance today at the gym <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1072532018.jpg"> <BR> on my bike Sunday <... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:55:04 EST Gym Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5665950 Yesterday am I got up early,like 4;30am early,did laundry n got ready for the gym n work. I packed all my bags and left the house by 5;45,to be at the gym by 7 when it opens. Well it didnt open til 7;20,but,i had to be at work by 8;30 not much time. I did stair stepper,stretched,showered n left for work. But i did hit the gym :) i felt good for getting up early ( i love my beauty sleep). I'll hit the gym a more local one tomorrow then run errands on my day off. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://p... Sun, 6 Apr 2014 20:07:11 EST Day 33 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5657328 Day 33 and doing great,i'm still doing workout dvd's in the am. I for comfortable,sort of in a large t shirt i have to wear for an event. I was so excited,i'm always an xl girl,but they are getting too loose. Its cold and windy here tonight,i'm hoping it warms up so i can go biking. <em>126</em> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1788899984.jpg"> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:14:17 EST Day 31 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5655593 Today is day 31 of my journey. I'm down 10 lbs and 17 1/2 inches :). I did a 30 minute work out this morning and walked 2 very cold miles into the wind. Plus got my nails done,lol,silly to mention,but it makes me happy getting my nails done. I had outdoor event this weekend,wind,snow and very cold temps,and i did awesome! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/5/l856862652.jpg"> <BR> this is what i have for breakfast every morning,2 multi grain waffles,peanut butter and an apple Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:49:13 EST Day 24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650283 I made it 24 days on advocare program,no dairy,alcohol,sugar or soda. I will weigh n measure myself tomorrow. I eat 3 healthy meals a day and 2 healthy snacks. Today was chilly but the sun was out,its nice driving home from work and its light out. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1126311215.jpg"> <BR> I seen this pic on another site,yes i admit it,i'm a crazy cat lady. <BR> Today is St Patrick's Day,4 years ago today i came home from the hospital. I had a hyster... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:57:56 EST Day 23 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649301 Today is day 23 on Advocare. Tomorrow i will weigh n measure myself. As of last week i'm down 9 lbs n 15 inches :). I'm so excited and happy on this program,its a learning process for me,life is,everyday is a new adventure. Plus it looks this week the temps might be spring like. I cant wait to go for a bike rie,or to see ground instead of snow and ice. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l380250194.jpg"> <BR> This is me ready for work,i hate driving with a heavy winter co... Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:35:09 EST 1/19/14 Hike http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5600364 I walked 2 miles yesterday in the snow. I love it,was a little chilly,but great to be out and have a day off. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2006938246.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1845588621.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1608525848.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2064197635.jpg"> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 17:10:48 EST 12-25-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5571797 My day started off a little rough,but so much better. I made 2 diabetic apple pies,got the house warm (it was 10 degrees outside). We had some family stop by (i wasn't dressed yet),nice visit. The showered went to my parents,where we all we were going for dinner. I took my new sewing machine with me,i had bought it black friday,my first sewing machine,couldnt get it working. My sister sat down and said this what your missing,lol,and she sewed with it all afternoon. I played Wii dance with my... Wed, 25 Dec 2013 19:50:17 EST 12-24-13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5571297 Its already the end of the year,so soon. I spent the day baking peanut butter cookies with Hershey kisses. My sister called asked if i wanted to go to the movies. We went to see Frozen,it was really cute,i liked it. The movie place was crowed,full house for our movie and the parking lot was full. My best friend got me 2 amazing gifts,he knows me too well. I'm spending the evening home relaxing with the wood stove going. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l831300925.jpg"... Tue, 24 Dec 2013 20:17:11 EST Saturdays Snow Storm http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5564494 I worked today,hubby came and picked me up,a half hour trip took over an hour tonight. We were very busy,the snow storm and holiday shopping brings everyone out. Tomorrow shoveling will count as exercise. Tonight we have a nice fire in the wood stove and 2 out of 3 cats are sprawled out i <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1416194465.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l143064797.jpg">n front of it. Sat, 14 Dec 2013 20:57:07 EST Thankful for Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5552972 Its the day after Thanksgiving,and all is quiet here. I took the day off to relax and reflect on things. My family is loud,noisy and fun. We sat after dinner at a large table and decorated Christmas things i picked up a craft store,something we do every year. It started being a kids thing,then the adults got into to,so this year i bought enough for everyone attending. <BR> I finished sewing a small quilt for my daughters cat :). Then started another quilt,when completed will be a Christma... Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:28:40 EST