ROX525's SparkPeople Blog ROX525's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Thursday 85 Minutes treadmill before my granddaughter came for the day. No snow day for my daughter although over 300 schools were closed. Our district rarely cancels the public schools. Have a lovely day. Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:40:41 EST Chilly Wednesday.... 95 Minutes treadmill before my 19 month old granddaughter arrived for the day. It is a blistering 21 degrees outside with snow on and off all day. I dread walking the dog! Hope you are having a lovely hump day. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:16:51 EST Good Tuesday Morning.... Was 32 degrees when I got up this morning (Cleveland, OH) and it is currently 21 degrees at 11 a.m. Brrrrrrrr...... It is going to be a long cold winter. Walked on the treadmill for 85 minutes. Baby is finally napping now as it took me an hour to get her down. I should clean something but not in the mood. Have a lovely day. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:06:17 EST Monday Stuff Two hours between treadmill and walking done. Will go over my daughter's around noon and work on her laundry for her. Have a nice day. Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:39:07 EST Sunday Plans Plan on getting my DH up in 20 minutes as after he reads the paper, he is off to church earlier than me to practice choir. I will be leaving around 9:30 with my 5, 8 and 19 month old granddaughter's for church. Will drop them off around noon. Routine of treadmill is off for this morning. Plan is to have a nice meal of steak, asparagus and baked potato tonight. Guess that is my highlight other than church with the girls. Too cold to be outside today. Brrrrrr... Sun, 10 Dec 2017 06:39:45 EST Saturday Plans Up early to get my DH off to work. Going down on treadmill soon and then going out to shop for a bit. Sometime around dinnertime I will get my 5, 8 and 19 month old granddaughters for the night as my daughter is having her big Christmas party at her house. We will make some cookies and watch some home movies and other fun stuff. Will take them all to church with me in the morning. Have a simply lovely day. Sat, 9 Dec 2017 06:11:05 EST Friday Plans Down to the treadmill now, shower and off to volunteer at hospital from noon to 4 and then 7 p.m. to ? go with 3 granddaughter's to build annual gingerbread houses and a lot of stuff in between. Happy Friday. Fri, 8 Dec 2017 06:55:00 EST Thursday Plans Going down to the treadmill now. Granddaughter will get here around 7:15 and I will be leaving at 9 for a 40 minute drive to my BFF's house as a bunch of us our getting together at her house for a Christmas luncheon. DH will take care of my granddaughter today. Will be home by dark (which is 5 p.m.!). Have a lovely day. Thu, 7 Dec 2017 05:34:55 EST Wednesday Two hours 20 minutes treadmill and walks today. This is my day off. Woohoo! Wed, 6 Dec 2017 10:28:09 EST Sore buns. Wrapped all day Sunday on the floor of the office. My buns feel like I did squats gardening all day. A little better this morning. At least this year I could get down to wrap as last year it was difficult as I was recovering from inflamed bursitis in my left knee. Have a wonderful Tuesday. Tue, 5 Dec 2017 05:13:54 EST Monday Morning... Feeling light headed... Wonder what is up. Mon, 4 Dec 2017 05:26:24 EST Up at 3:30 a.m. Doing my computer no, going to walk on the treadmill and then wrap some presents....Hoping this coffee kicks in soon. Have a lovely day. Sun, 3 Dec 2017 04:21:01 EST Saturday Fun Started my day off with 90 minutes on the treadmill, took my three granddaughter's to breakfast with Santa and then met 5 friends to do the craft show circuit looking for treasure's. I then took my granddaughter grocery shopping and to pick up an ice cream cake for my DH's 64th birthday tomorrow. It is now 5 p.m. and I can chill-lax the rest of the evening. Hope you had a lovely Saturday also. Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:07:57 EST Happy Thursday 85 Minutes treadmill. Enjoy your last day of November 2017! Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:15:07 EST Happy Wednesday Off to Medina Ohio around 8 a.m. to Christmas shop with my BFF. Have a lovely day. Wed, 29 Nov 2017 05:59:59 EST Happy Tuesday 75 Minutes treadmill and 45 minute dog walk. I needed that sunshine. Have a lovely day. Tue, 28 Nov 2017 12:25:24 EST Monday Exercise done. Hoping for a good day for everyone. Mon, 27 Nov 2017 09:53:21 EST Good Day Got all my exercise in, finished decorating for Christmas and organized the Christmas gifts and did a spreadsheet to boot. Hope you day was good. Sun, 26 Nov 2017 15:17:52 EST Saturday Plans Starting to decorate for Christmas today. There is a lot to do. Making ham and bean soup with the leftover Thanksgiving ham today also. Have a great day. Sat, 25 Nov 2017 05:57:19 EST Black Friday Left at 6 a.m. and got home at 3:30 p.m. Tired... Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:34:15 EST Happy Thanksgiving. Body clock arose me early so that I can get on here and then walk an hour before stuffing that bird. 21 For dinner today and I am so very blessed. Happy Thanksgiving. Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:13:06 EST Today's Plans Done on computer so down to the treadmill. Going up to the furniture store downtown around 10 to look at new couches. Prepping for Thanksgiving here tomorrow and then to my daughter's later to help put up their tree and bake pies. Have a lovely day. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:20:29 EST Good Tuesday Morning Two hours treadmill as I awoke at 3:30 a.m. Been cleaning and bringing stuff out for Thanksgiving here Thursday. Only 21 for Thanksgiving but it will be 34 for Christmas. LOL. DH is out doing leaves and my granddaughter is taking a nap. It is a good day. Hope yours is good as well. Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:58:23 EST Good Monday Morning 105 Minutes treadmill while watching Animal Planet this morning since I got up way too early. Babysitting now until 4. Have a lovely day. Mon, 20 Nov 2017 08:20:25 EST Thanksgiving Dilemma 21 For thanksgiving Thursday, but my son has his 2 kids this Thanksgiving (every other year he gets on this day) and his fiancé has her 3 boys also. Dilemma, don't know if they were teasing but said something about Thanksgiving here (they generally do at their home) because it includes her father, his girlfriend, fiancé's sister, fiancé's aunt, husband and son (that is 6 of them or 13 if they all come) which raises my count from 21 to 34. Yesterday when I was out shopping the fiancé's aunt ... Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:56:48 EST Saturday Plans Up at 4 due to went to bed too early. Down to treadmill now and my DH is still asleep. Little does he know, but I am dragging him shopping later this morning because it is an all day rain here. Have a lovely Saturday. Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:34:44 EST Happy Friday Walked on the treadmill a very long time. Going in to volunteer at the hospital from noon to 4 and then straight to my daughter's to watch the kids until around 6ish until my son-in-law gets home. Have a fabulous Friday. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:18:14 EST Hump Day Treadmill and nice dog walk through the woods. Off to grocery shop shortly. Have a great day. Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:51:16 EST Note to self... Tonight when you want to snack, watch TV in your TIGHT pants. Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:28:16 EST Good Monday 95 Treadmill ....Woohoo! Have a wonderful day. Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:50:11 EST Sunday Plans Down to treadmill and then off to church around 9:30. Hopefully two granddaughters will join me. Hopefully a dog walk after church if the weather agrees and then off to my sister-in-laws around 4:30 for a 60th birthday dinner. Have a good and blessed day. Sun, 12 Nov 2017 06:29:38 EST Lovely Saturday Treadmill and grocery shopping so far today. Have a 1 p.m. 60th Anniversary party and then I will relax the rest of the day. That is the plan anyway. Have a lovely day. Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:50:06 EST HAPPY FRIDAY Well it is officially here... 27 Degrees and a dusting of SNOW! outside of Cleveland Ohio right now. Happy Friday to all and have a great weekend. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 06:24:03 EST Good Thursday Morning... 80 Minutes treadmill and 40 minutes yard. Trying to get my DH out there to blow out the flower beds. Wish me luck. Have a nice day. Thu, 9 Nov 2017 11:56:03 EST Wednesday Plans 105 Treadmill and now going on a short dog walk. Meeting my BFF for shopping and lunch in a bit. Have a lovely day. Wed, 8 Nov 2017 08:23:50 EST Crappy Night's Sleep I hardly slept at all last night. The mind just couldn't shut off. Wonder when I will crash and burn today. Definitely a Tylenol PM night tonight. Have a lovely day. Tue, 7 Nov 2017 08:20:24 EST Peace and Quiet now.... Son, his wife and Kai just went home. House is quiet now. 85 Minutes treadmill and picked up some walnuts. Have a lovely day. Mon, 6 Nov 2017 11:11:04 EST Sunday.... <img src=""> Celebrated my 62nd birthday yesterday and all three of my children came with their families. Twelve spent the night! Should be another wonderful day today. Sun, 5 Nov 2017 06:42:39 EST Lovely Saturday The Bob Dylan concert last night was a bit of a disappointment as I really couldn't make out his words. So glad I got to experience it though. Oldest son came with his fiancé and their combined five kids and my daughter and other son will be here with their families today. That makes 17 people and 3 dogs (only 1 dog is mine)! Have a lovely day. Sat, 4 Nov 2017 07:56:12 EST Today I am Blessed.... Well I did it. I made it to 62 years old today. Just can't believe I am my mother/grandmother now. DH is taking me to see Bob Dylan in concert tonight (He is 76). I have never seen him live and he is my favorite. Have a great Friday. Fri, 3 Nov 2017 06:26:00 EST Thursday 80 Minutes treadmill before 18 month old granddaughter came for me to watch her today. Guy is to come and fix my laminate on a couple kitchen cupboards today and then the kitchen remodel will be done (took 10 weeks for this laminate to come in). It will be a rainy day but be in the mid sixties. Have a lovely day. Last day of me being 61! Thu, 2 Nov 2017 08:15:52 EST Wednesday Plans Day off from babysitting. Walked on treadmill for one hour and went on a one hour dog walk with my friend. Going to have shrimp stir fry for lunch so that is next on the agenda with the prep. Hope you have a lovely Hump Day and Happy November 1...may you have a successful month. Wed, 1 Nov 2017 10:24:42 EST Happy Tuesday 80 Minutes treadmill for exercise. Will pick up walnuts when my DH gets up so he can watch the toddler. Have a lovely day. Tue, 31 Oct 2017 10:34:16 EST Good Monday Morning 85 Minutes treadmill and then the rest of my day was busy, but good. Mon, 30 Oct 2017 18:57:53 EST Happy Sunday 60 Minutes on treadmill and then church with DH & 2 granddaughters. Came home and took dog on a short walked and picked up some walnuts. Done for the day as going to watch Stranger Things on Netflix and hopefully fall asleep for a nap. DH is cooking dinner today. Hope you are having a lovely and blessed day. Sun, 29 Oct 2017 13:14:59 EST My Saturday Plans Down to treadmill now. Probably no dog walk as it is raining. Fifth family wedding today at 1:30 and 6 p.m. reception take care of my day. Hope you have a great Saturday. Sat, 28 Oct 2017 07:13:24 EST HAPPY FRIDAY 90 Minutes treadmill and now going on dog walk. Volunteering as messenger at hospital from noon to 4. Have a lovely Friday. Fri, 27 Oct 2017 08:49:14 EST Time Flies.... 90 Minutes treadmill while watching Netflix. Time to get my 18 month old grandson up shortly. My DH is taking him back to Columbus today as his parents got in late last night from 3 weeks in Italy. I am going to miss him so much. I believe they all will be coming here next Saturday though for my birthday. Have a wonderful day. <img src=""> Thu, 26 Oct 2017 08:21:39 EST Hump Day Two hours total treadmill as I watched a Netflix movie. Mattress delivery between 9 and 11 finally. Hope this helps with my sleep! Going to go out and pick up walnuts shortly in the 46 degree weather. Finally turned the heat on last night for the first time this season. Grandson will be going home tomorrow after being here since October 4. I pray my son and his wife have a non-eventful flight back from Italy late tonight. Have a wonderful day. Wed, 25 Oct 2017 08:46:10 EST Happy Tuesday 80 Minutes treadmill. Today is going to be a cold and rainy day outside. Enjoy it! Tue, 24 Oct 2017 08:00:40 EST