WIGIME's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=WIGIME WIGIME'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/ You will never guess what happened.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760817 Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> You'll never guess what I have done. Last Monday, August 11 I tripped forward and broke my left wrist. The doctors say it will take 4 to 6 weeks for the healing process. Let me tell you it is a real pain to only operate with one hand. My exercise had been going well and I will now have to put it on hold for a while. I plan to start up again once my pain has subsided. I have a fiberglass cast so it is not as heavy as a plaster cast. On the plus side my cast is a ... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 11:05:05 EST August 6 progress update & more http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754175 Well so far I am surprising myself and I am actually losing some weight! Woo Hoo! I have been doing some power walking (fast for me anyway) and I am now fitting into clothes that I would not have been able to a month ago. How's that for progress? <BR> <BR> My calorie range has been from 1300 to 1600 calories per day. Per the doctor, I am supposed to be closer to 1300 a day which is my goal, but hey - life happens. If it hit the 1300 range most of the days and I eat smart, I'm OK with i... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 08:23:48 EST Where I've been & Where I'm going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737778 Hi everyone, <BR> <BR> I know it's been a while and I wanted to fill you in on what's been happening in my world. First of all, from July 2013 to the end of January this year, my husband had been going though medical treatment for a serious illness. Thank God the treatment was successful! Well, shortly after that, we found out that he has Type 2 Diabetes and 2 weeks later he was on Insulin. <BR> <BR> I don't want any sympathy about this, it's life and you have to deal with it. But with ... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:38:11 EST Feb 23 - Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5631403 I know some of you have been wondering what's going on here with my lack of blog entries. Well, to be honest it's been a real struggle for me to post things. Nothing is wrong, I think I just need to take a break from it for a while. <BR> <BR> Don't worry, I'm not gone! I just need to take a bit of a break, that's all. <BR> <BR> Day 36/100 - 17 minutes on the Wii, Dancing, step and salsa Sun, 23 Feb 2014 08:58:16 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1092 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5628069 Captain Obvious stopped by today and asked that I share this with you. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1490797598.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 35/100 - 15 minutes of walking and about 5 minutes on the Wii doing aerobic and dancing. (I got up late darn it!) Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:07:19 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1091 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5627433 Well, that's one way to get rid of the competition. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2105689089.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 34/100 - 15 minutes of walking Tue, 18 Feb 2014 14:03:17 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1090 - One job Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5626423 I can't even comment on how ironic this tattoo is. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l117461854.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 33/100 - 21 minutes on the Wii doing step, boxing, salsa & samba. Mon, 17 Feb 2014 12:32:35 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1089 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5625446 The Galapagos Olympics 100 yard dash.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1668170774.jpg"> <BR> Day 3 <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 32/100: 15 minutes Wii step, aerobics, boxing & karate. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:41:58 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1088 (Not) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5623679 Happy Friday/Saturday everyone! Here in Wisconsin we are finally out of the well below zero temps and I don't know about you, but when it's 20f/-6c it feels like I should put on my summer shorts. My oh my! I'm sure we'll get some below zero weather again before winter is over, but this little break from it is really nice! <BR> <BR> So, for today's picture I guess I would have to say this is truth in advertising.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1556801691.jpg"> ... Fri, 14 Feb 2014 07:10:31 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1087 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5622886 Here's a tough question that nobody seems to ask. What a brave veterinarian! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2003576070.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 30/100 - 15 minutes of brisk walking. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 08:03:32 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1086 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5621977 First of all, sorry about not posting anything yesterday. I was sick most of the day and wasn't doing much of anything. I'm back at it today, not 100%, but well enough to go to work. <BR> <BR> Now for today's picture. This is a perfect example of why you should be aware of the subtleties of the English language. I think they need an "L" in there somewhere. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1328879014.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 29/100 - 15 minutes walking <BR> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 07:10:24 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1085 - One Job Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5620071 They were so close!! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1896727563.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Speaking of one job.... I wasn't doing mine this weekend. I really didn't feel like doing any workout on Saturday or Sunday, so I didn't. I always get to this point and I have to work past it. I feel obligated to increase my workout time or intensity and there comes a time when it seems too much effort. <BR> <BR> So, I was back at it this morning. Maybe if I just think one day ahead ... Mon, 10 Feb 2014 07:15:01 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1084 (Not) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5617599 Happy Friday everyone! I hope your week went well and that you have an exciting weekend coming up. I get to decide what pot & pans to get rid of since I now have a new set. You see, this month is my 15 year work anniversary & in recognition of that achievement I was given a gift catalog by the company I work for. Since our pots & pans are as old as my marriage (24 years) getting a new set is a no-brainer! <BR> <BR> Here's today's picture for you, it takes Chilling Out to a whole new leve... Fri, 7 Feb 2014 08:22:22 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1083 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5616594 That's one loud toilet! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l721896514.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 27/100 didn't happen. Why? Because you can't say no to mom. She wanted me to update her Garmin GPS before I left for work today and that update is NEVER QUICK. <BR> <BR> I know I'll get a lot of walking at work today, so it's not a total bust. I'll be back at it tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Thanks everyone and I mean EVERYONE for all your encouragement! Thu, 6 Feb 2014 06:59:31 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1082 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5615559 I could have told you without looking that this was a family owned business. (with a sense of humor of course!) <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l983792694.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 26/100 - 20 minutes on the Wii this AM doing step aerobics & tennis. Let's just say the tennis wasn't pretty, but by the end of it I was kicking "you know what" and taking names! Wed, 5 Feb 2014 04:22:02 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1081 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5614620 If they tell you it's false advertising, is it really false advertising? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l505543756.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 24/100 - Walking a lot. I don't know how many minutes yet but I'm guessing about 15 - 20. It's "meeting day" at work so I get to go here and there for these vital meetings that would cause the company I work for to fall apart if they didn't happen. [[belated sarcasm alert there]] Tue, 4 Feb 2014 03:53:50 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1080 - One Job Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5613690 Apparently there is a new type of file available for purchase.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l240608857.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 23/100 <BR> - 8 minutes Wii Dance <BR> - 12 minutes - Wii Step Aerobics <BR> <BR> I will confess, I didn't do a workout yesterday. I just needed a bit of a break. I was back at it this morning. I worked up a good sweat. Guilt is a wonderful thing! lol Mon, 3 Feb 2014 07:47:44 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1079 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5611970 Here's one of the restaurants we eat at. I feel so conflicted when I go there though. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l580183625.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Thank you for all your encouragement! Little by little I'm getting more fit! <BR> <BR> Day 22/100 - 12 minutes of step aerobics. Man! I was sucking wind after 3 minutes but I kept going. Little by little...... Sat, 1 Feb 2014 10:38:19 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1078 (Not) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5610771 Happy Friday everyone (except you down under folks, then it's happy Saturday for you!) and I hope your week went well. <BR> <BR> I have been surprising myself with the amount of exercise I have been getting in each day. It can only get better when the weather improves. If we're lucky, we'll only have about 6 more weeks of snow. Let's hope! <BR> <BR> Anyway, I'm not the only one who's happy about Friday being here. Take a look... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1... Fri, 31 Jan 2014 03:30:05 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1077 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5609883 They killed him until he died from it. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l89235808.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 20/100 <BR> - 20 minutes on the Wii this AM, aerobics, salsa dancing and a teeny tiny bit of karate. <BR> <BR> ***Yesterday I logged 5000 steps on my Spark Activity Tracker. OMG! I knew I got a lot of steps in but I never imagined it would be that high. Most of it was at work & I definitely don't sit at my desk all day! Thu, 30 Jan 2014 06:56:30 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1076 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5608812 This would be funny if it wasn't so sad... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1398883362.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 19/100 <BR> - About 15 minutes or so of walking. I'm giving my arms a break today. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 03:32:59 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1075 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5607837 What in the world were they thinking? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l279519575.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 18/100 on the Wii - 10 minutes of Salsa dancing. My arms were up to any more than that today. I'll be doing some walking too, I just don't know how much. <BR> <BR> [[Side note]] I can't really change the instructor for the Aerobics since it's on the Wii, but I can talk back to her all I want, so there are 'perks.' lol Tue, 28 Jan 2014 05:43:59 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1074 - One Job Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5606816 So close! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l988970677.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 17/100 on the Wii <BR> - 5 minutes mixed exercises <BR> - 15 minutes of Aerobics. Let me just add that I am beginning to hate the instructor....... Mon, 27 Jan 2014 06:19:10 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1073 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5606110 You've lost your credibility with me, Mr Gurley. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l640772294.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 16/100 <BR> <BR> - 17 minutes of boxing moves on the Wii. A girl's gotta learn to defend herself, right? <BR> <BR> 10 minutes shoveling snow. <em>46</em> Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:54:28 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1072 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5604990 How ironic... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l558842954.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 15/100 - I didn't want to work out today, but I did. I am the type of person who justifies EVERY SINGLE THING I do or do not want to do. You have seen some of my Activity Feeds where I state "I put the PRO in procrastination" and it's true. Only, my term for procrastination is "Creative Avoidance" & I think you know what I mean. I'll tell my self "Sure, I'll do the ((fill in the blank)) b... Sat, 25 Jan 2014 07:24:11 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1071 (Not) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5604080 Happy Friday everyone, it's Polar Vortex time again here in North America. I'm just trying to hand on tight and stay warm! <BR> <BR> Gotta get those dance moves in! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l401753169.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 14/100 14 minutes on the Wii, salsa dancing, aerobics and karate. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 07:12:09 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1071 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5602969 What kind of Funfest is this going to be? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1795793168.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 13/100 - 12 minutes this morning on the Wii and my arms feel like spaghetti. Thank God for straws in my water glass.... Thu, 23 Jan 2014 04:03:09 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1070 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5601912 All of a sudden, I'm not hungry any more.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1242791594.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 12/100 -10 minutes of Wii Aerobics & Karate moves. After this morning's session, I think it's safe to say that Bruce Lee has nothing to worry about..... Wed, 22 Jan 2014 03:52:36 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1069 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5600827 This place has really expanded their soup of the day selections.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l441984335.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 11/100 - I haven't worked out yet, I'm going to do that now. So I'll update this blog entry afterwards. <BR> <BR> <BR> **Update** 15 minutes of walking, didn't make it with the Wii this AM. Oh and about 10 minutes of banging on the little door to my gas tank on my car. It was frozen shut. Does that count? lol Tue, 21 Jan 2014 03:36:00 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1068 - One Job Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5599726 You're not fooling anyone pal! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l671073348.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Welcome to day 10/100 - I'm still out of breath when working out, but that means I'm pushing and not taking it easy on myself right? <BR> <BR> Thank you for all the encouragement you are giving me! Knowing that I'll be getting some comments also give me some motivation to keep going. <BR> <BR> Today I did 10 minutes of Aerobics & Salsa dancing. Moving on! Mon, 20 Jan 2014 07:37:00 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1067 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5599095 Volunteers needed.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l220021850.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 9/100 - 11 minutes on the Wii today, Aerobics, Salsa dancing & some Karate moves. Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:22:49 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1066 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5598282 There's painting a fence and then there's painting a fence.... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1101075888.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 8/100 12 minutes of bad salsa dancing on the Wii. Sat, 18 Jan 2014 18:38:12 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1065 (Not) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5596569 Happy Friday everyone. I hope your week went great! For myself, I am glad to see the weekend, this past week seemed busy to me for some reason so I am looking forward to the end of the day today! <BR> <BR> I have a little mermaid for you today and she's adorable! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1934607369.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Day 7/100 - 11 minutes on the Wii doing some Karate, Aerobics & boxing Fri, 17 Jan 2014 03:22:52 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1064 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5595522 I love it when people are kind and know their manners.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l956831159.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 6/100 - Another 10 minutes on the Wii this morning. This time doing some Karate, Aerobics & boxing. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 06:52:14 EST Site update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5594892 I just wanted to tell everyone quick that I have added a new page to my Soap site. I actually updated the page yesterday, but forgot to tell you about it. Check it out and tell me what you think. <BR> <BR> <link>http://allthatlathers.com/scrabble-t<BR>ile-soap.html </link> <BR> <BR> Do you remember a few weeks ago when I mentioned I got that big soap order? Well I took pictures of it and posted it on my web site. That order has sparked (no pun intended!) some interest! Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:25:38 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1063 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5594301 Well, they must foresee your dirt! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1442686240.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 5/100 - 10 minutes on the Wii, dancing like a crazy person at 2:30 in the morning.... <em>334</em> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 05:08:41 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1062 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5593211 This picture is from the travel category, ya gotta love Virgin America! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1167425197.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Day 4/100 - 10 minutes on the Wii and I got in a bit over 2800 steps yesterday. Wow! Has it been 5 days already?!?! Tue, 14 Jan 2014 07:34:51 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1061 - One Job Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5591896 Day 3 (of 100) - Still at it. Did the Wii again this morning for 10 minutes and I'll definitely be getting some walking in at work. <BR> <BR> Yep, it feels like that sometimes doesn't it? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1617062296.jpg"> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 04:12:32 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1060 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5590949 Day 2 of my 100 day challenge. 11 minutes of exercise and boy was I sucking air! I know that will go away though. I'm not giving up now... <BR> <BR> <BR> For today's picture, it kinda makes you wonder what the food was like before.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l387236946.jpg"> Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:14:14 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1059 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5589950 Thanks for all the comments yesterday everyone. You know, my first reaction when I saw the order come in was "What am I supposed to do now?" Ha! I think I was just stunned for a moment. (I recovered quickly though) <BR> <BR> In addition to getting the soap shipped off and the grocery shopping, my husband also got 2 new pair of glasses. We went to EyeMart Express and in most cases you get your prescription glasses in the same day. We had to wait a few hours, but it was worth it. Anyway ... Sat, 11 Jan 2014 08:19:26 EST 100 day challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5589947 In the news a few days ago, I read an article about this woman who made a commitment to exercise for 100 days in a row. The challenge was called #giveit100 Challenge and she promised to film 100 days of workouts. In that time she lost 18 pounds. Here's the link: <link>http://gma.yahoo.com/blogs/abc-blogs<BR>/woman-films-herself-100-days-workouts<BR>-210555063--abc-news-health.html?vp=1 </link> <BR> <BR> Reading her story, I thought to myself "100 days isn't forever" so I am going to do ... Sat, 11 Jan 2014 08:17:06 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1058 (Not) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5589004 Happy Friday everyone! I hope you are thawing out or at least enjoying the weather wherever you are. <BR> <BR> I am going to the post office today. Why? Because I am shipping off my first order of soap. I had an order for 4 bars!!! Can you believe it?!?!?! Woo Hoo! I have arrived! <BR> <BR> Anyway, off to the post office and then the weekly grocery shopping. Enjoy today's picture and I think you can sympathize as well. <BR> <BR> <BR> You have betrayed my trust.... <BR> <img src="h... Fri, 10 Jan 2014 09:40:56 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1057 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5587703 I'm no expert but I am guessing they don't want anyone around... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l978863158.jpg"> Thu, 9 Jan 2014 06:50:27 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1056 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5586497 Someone needs to get their light fixed don't you think? Or, perhaps it's truth in advertising.... <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l21218403.jpg"> Wed, 8 Jan 2014 06:54:09 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1055 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5585228 OK, I survived yesterday now I just have to get through today. I just looked at the thermometer on our front porch and it is -20f/-17c without the wind chill. The temps are going up the rest of the week, so there is an end in sight. ENOUGH with the weather! <BR> <BR> I only have one comment for the picture below. I'll bet that suitcase is (say it with me) jam packed. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1091739953.jpg"> <BR> Sorry... No groaner alert on this one... Tue, 7 Jan 2014 06:34:00 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1054 - One Job Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5583913 It's now -17f/-22c and it ain't getting any better. I fired up the wood stove since I'm working from home today and my work desk is in the basement. I also have a kerosene heater on standby and my fingerless gloves to work with. All the comforts of home. lol <BR> <BR> Turkey noodle soup is on the menu for today. There's nothing like a hot bowl of soup when it's cold outside! Stay warm my friends and if you are in a place that is warm, then I envy you. I have always suspected that if yo... Mon, 6 Jan 2014 07:13:26 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1053 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5582626 Someone commented yesterday and asked if I had a block heater in my car. No, I don't and didn't really think I needed one, until now. What I do have is a remote engine start and that thing is worth every penny I paid for it! <BR> <BR> As far as the cold temperatures go, it's all relative. Whatever temperature you are used to, if it get's colder than that then it feels like it's freezing. It's a simple as that. <BR> <BR> Speaking of freezing, guess who left their window open in the last ... Sun, 5 Jan 2014 06:13:29 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1052 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5581545 Well, my blog entry yesterday referred to sub-zero weather. It started out at -11f/-23c and warmed up from there. Today will be a heat wave with the temps above zero Fahrenheit and it goes downhill from there. They are predicting really, really cold weather on Monday with wind chills between -35f/-22c to -60f/-51c. I'm having doubts as to whether my car will start (no garage). If it is going to be that cold here, I can only imagine how cold it will be in Minnesota which is further north.... Sat, 4 Jan 2014 05:44:46 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1051 (Not) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5580306 Happy Friday everyone! Temps here just seem to get colder all the time. It's sub zero weather out there today so I won't be going out much. I'm making my DH do the grocery shopping this week since he's such a manly man and can take it! <BR> <BR> <BR> Since we all need more exercise (resolution #2 maybe?), I thought I would show you a class I enrolled in. I took a picture of the other class participants too. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l478135374.jpg"> Fri, 3 Jan 2014 04:13:32 EST What's wrong with this picture? #1050 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5578923 A new year means a new kick start for some of us. I thought I would show you my portion control trick. It may give you some ideas too. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l828243645.jpg"> Thu, 2 Jan 2014 04:11:41 EST