WONDERGALE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=WONDERGALE WONDERGALE'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/ Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900970 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked .5 miles to the bus stop. <BR> Walked 2 miles with husband when I got home. <BR> Fitbit - 6.37 miles 15,541 steps. Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:21:25 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5900389 Today I took my lunch time walk, 2.3 miles in 91 degree weather. It wasn't too bad. After work I walked to the bus stop, .5 miles. I didn't walk when I got home. My fitbit - 4.46 miles 10,013 steps. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 01:02:13 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899800 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked .5 miles to the bus stop after work. <BR> Walked 3.6 miles with my husband when we got home. <BR> Fitbit - 8.41 miles 18,509 steps <em>198</em> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 01:03:17 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899151 Today I walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. It took me about 6 minutes longer than usual because I didn't have on a decent pair of walking shoes. After work I walked .5 miles to the bus stop. I didn't get to walk at the transit center because my husband was already there when I got off the bus. I left work a little later than usual. When we got home we walked 2 miles. I thought I had lost my fitbit when I got home. I looked all over the room for it and when I got home from my walk, I looke... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:37:40 EST Day Off http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898511 Today was my husband and my day off from work. We ran a few errands and I bought some new tennis shoes for working. When we came home, my sister n law, and brother in laws came over for a visit. One of my brother in laws ex wife passed on Saturday. She had cancer. And now the daughters are feuding. They have actually been feuding for years. Anyway my in - laws were discussing the problems the daughters were having. After they left, my husband and I walked 2 miles. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:57:27 EST A Long Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897324 This morning we walked 3.6 miles. Then we went to the recycling place to turn in our recyclables. Then we went to the grocery store and came home to eat breakfast. I was also washing clothes. I was able to get 3 loads done. I cleaned up the kitchen after breakfast. Then we went to the car wash to wash both our cars. Then we went to my stepmother's birthday party. What's normally about an hour drive took us 2 1/2 hours. It was a lot of traffic. We stayed for about 3 hours. It took u... Sun, 22 Mar 2015 02:44:07 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5896769 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch time <BR> Walked .5 miles to the bus stop <BR> Walked 3.1 miles with husband <BR> Fitbit - 8.02 miles 17,432 steps <BR> <em>198</em> <BR> Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:03:31 EST A Kind Of No Exercise Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5896224 I didn't take my lunch time walk today. I went to a luncheon for a co-worker, who got promoted. I did walk the half mile to the bus stop after work and when I got to the transit center I walked a mile while waiting for my husband. I also did my strength training. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 01:03:06 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895633 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch time <BR> Walked .5 miles to the bus stop <BR> Walked .67 at the transit center <BR> Ran in place before bed <BR> Fitbit - 5.04 miles 11.081 steps Thu, 19 Mar 2015 01:24:54 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894962 Today I had to get a different bus. The bus I normally ride didn't show up. I had to walk into the transit center and go down the stairs. Then when I got near my job, I had to run for another bus. I could have walked half a mile to work, but it was dark outside and I would have been late. By the time I got to work, and had my breakfast, I already had a mile on my fitbit. At lunch time, I walked 2.3 miles. After work, I walked half a mile to the bus stop. I met my husband at a differen... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:20:25 EST Several Walks Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5894293 Today I didn't feel like walking. My stepdaughter used two of the decorative towels I have hanging in my bathroom. I told my husband about it and he just looked at me like so what. So I went and told her that those towels were not hanging in there for her to use and to give them to me and I will wash them. My husband was a little upset with me because he said my tone was harsh. Mind you, I am talking to a 32 year old, not a child. So I spent the morning thinking at what point should I ... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:36:50 EST A No Exercise Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893685 This morning we went to my step daughter's church for friend and family day. We didn't know what time church started so we called the church and the answering machine said 10 am. We got there a few minutes after 10. It was actually Sunday School. The service didn't start until 10:45 am. It was a long service. We didn't get out until 1:15 pm. My stepdaughter left this morning around 7 am to go help her boyfriend get ready for church. They didn't get there until after 11:30 am. And the... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 01:06:11 EST A Long Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5893123 This morning my husband and I walked 2 miles, then came home and mowed the lawn. Afterwards we showered and went to his cousin's house. His brother in law's brother was here from Texas and the cousin cooked chicken and waffles. We were over there for a couple of hours. Then we went to Walmart looking for some large bins to put our clothes in. We didn't find them but we did buy some other stuff. My husband bought jeans and a shirt and I got some yoga pants and some below the knee sweat p... Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:52:46 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892591 Walked 2.3 miles at work. <BR> Walked .5 mile to the bus stop after work. <BR> Climbed the steps at the transit center <BR> Walked 2.6 miles with my husband when we got home. <BR> Walked .3 mile to the store <BR> Fitbit - 7.65 miles 16,841 steps Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:03:36 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892009 Walked 3.6 miles at work. <BR> Walked .5 mile to the bus stop after work. <BR> Walked .4 mile to the store after I got off the bus. <BR> Walked 3.1 miles with my husband when we got home. <BR> Fitbit - 9.4 miles 19,502 steps Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:09:50 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891422 Today I walked 3.6 miles at lunch time. After work I walked .5 miles to the bus stop. When I got to the transit center I climbed the steps. My husband and I didn't walk when we got home. I did my strength training for my arms while watching TV. My fitbit - 6.02 miles 12,000 steps. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 23:07:04 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890820 Today I had to walk to the 99 cents store. A screw came out of my glasses so I needed to buy some readers. The store was only 1.8 miles round trip so I map out another route so that I could walk over 3 miles. The total miles was 3.8. After work I walked .5 miles to the bus stop. When I got to the transit center I walked .5 miles while waiting for my husband. After he picked me up, we went straight to the mall to get my glasses fixed. We walked about .5 miles in there. When we got home... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:15:37 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890211 My husband and I walked 3.6 miles this morning. Then we ate breakfast, went to get our blood pressures checked and then went to several stores. When we got home, we started sorting through clothes again. We have 3 bags ready to give to the Goodwill. After lunch my husband did a little yard work and I washed 4 loads of clothes. My fitbit - 6.21 miles 14233 steps. <BR> <BR> CW:238.8 Tue, 10 Mar 2015 00:13:28 EST Another Day Of No Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889578 This morning we went to church. My husband's sister and brother in law came to our church today. It was a nice surprise. After church my husband and I went to get some ribs and stuff for a cook out. My sister in law brought hamburger patties and stuff to put on a burger. We also cooked beans, asparagus, and had salad. My mom came over also. We didn't get to walk but I still felt like I got some exercise in. I had to mop the kitchen floor and clean the kitchen. <BR> <BR> CW: 237.8 Mon, 9 Mar 2015 00:17:04 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889003 Today was a long day. I got a nice surprise on the scale this morning. I just hope I didn't mess it up today. I had a very long day. I walked a little and I ran in place for a few minutes when I got home. But I was really too tired to do any real exercise. <BR> <BR> CW: 237.6 Sun, 8 Mar 2015 00:09:38 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888407 Walked 3.6 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked .5 mile to the bus stop after work. <BR> Climbed the steps and walked at the transit center. <BR> Walked 2 miles with husband. <BR> Did upper body strength training. <BR> Fitbit - 8.08 miles 18,153 steps . <BR> Fri, 6 Mar 2015 23:08:18 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888015 Walked 3.6 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked .5 mile to the bus stop after work. <BR> Walked at the transit center. <BR> Fitbit - 6.9 miles 15,238 steps <BR> <BR> CW: 238.8 <em>224</em> Fri, 6 Mar 2015 09:37:18 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887223 Walked 3.6 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked .5 mile to the bus stop after work. <BR> Walked at the transit center. <BR> Did upper body strength training <BR> Fitbit - 6.8 miles 13,690 steps Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:00:33 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886573 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked .5 mile to the bus stop after work. <BR> Climbed 3 sets of 19 steps at the transit center. <BR> Walked 2 miles with husband when I got home. <BR> Fitbit - 6.91 miles 15,490 steps Tue, 3 Mar 2015 23:48:15 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885943 I made it out for my lunch time walk, 2.3 miles. I walked half a mile to the bus stop after work. When I got to the transit center, I climbed the steps. And when I got home, I walked 2 miles with my husband. <BR> <BR> My husband picked up my stepdaughter. It's official, she is now living with us with no job and no direction. My husband and I argued before she came. I told him I was really pissed that she had to come here. He got mad and told me that he was going to find a place for ... Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:31:45 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5885179 We didn't go to church today. We decided to try to get a room ready for my husband's daughter. We have 4 bedrooms. We sleep in one, one is used as a computer room and the other two rooms are used for storage. There are beds in them, but we also have a lot of clothes in them. We also have our queen size bed in the room that we are letting his daughter use. A full size bed was in the other room. Today we switched the beds. I may want to put my queen sized bed back in my room and I didn'... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 23:49:46 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884558 This morning we walked 3.1 miles. Then we went to a christening. We had lunch with the family afterwards. They had it catered. There was tacos, enchiladas, beans, rice, etc. I didn't have to worry about eating too much because I don't care for Mexican food. When we left there we went to a shoe store then Burlington Coat Factory. I bought two pair of shoes and a slip. My husband bought a light jacket. Later we had to go get some stuff from his daughter's place. She is losing her apar... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:25:11 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884031 I didn't walk at lunch time today. I also didn't walk to the bus stop after work. My husband got off work early today and came to my job. He said he wanted to do something special for me and he had intended to go get flowers before coming to my job but he ran out of time. He told me this morning that he wanted to surprise me but he said I would think something was wrong so he told me what he was planning. I took him around and introduced him to some of my co-workers. I left work an hour... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:18:27 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883441 I didn't walk today because I went to a luncheon for a co-worker who is retiring. I really don't care for this person but it didn't feel right not going. I actually had a good time. And when we finished lunch she actually came up to me and hugged me and thanked me for coming. I don't know how it happened, but I had 2.85 miles on my tracker before I left work. I walked .5 miles to the bus stop. I didn't get to climb the stairs because I went to a different transit center today. But my h... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:39:41 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882844 Today I walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. After work I walked half a mile to the bus stop. Then when I got to the transit center I climbed the steps and walked out of the transit center to the street. Then I walked back to the transit center and down the steps. I had to get on the bus to meet my husband at another transit center. When I got to the other transit center I walked until my husband showed up. I knew he didn't want to walk tonight and I wanted to get my miles in. Fitbit - 5.7 ... Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:35:38 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882157 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked .5 mile to the bus stop after work. <BR> Climbed 3 sets of 19 steps at the transit center. <BR> Walked 2 miles with husband when I got home. <BR> Fitbit - 7.2 miles 15,460 steps <BR> <BR> Tue, 24 Feb 2015 23:13:50 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5881534 Today my husband and I walked 2 miles. Then we went to the movies to see Jupiter Ascending. After the movie we went shopping. I bought a pair of jeans and a jacket my husband wanted me to get. When we came home we walked another two miles. Then we put some meat on the grill to eat for breakfast and dinner during the week. I did my upper body strength training after dinner, My fitbit says I walked 7 miles and 16,000 steps. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:15:11 EST Rest Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880875 This morning we went to church. Then we went to Costco and to my step daughter's home to give her some food items and money. My husband is trying to help her keep her place. She wants to move in with us but she is too head strong. The last time she stayed here it didn't end well. After we came home we ate lunch and then got on our computer's. We were supposed to walk today but it rained. We could have gotten on the treadmills but I really felt I needed a rest day. We will be back at ... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:29:28 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880263 This morning my husband and I walked 3.6 miles. Then we ate breakfast and cleaned the house. I have a cousin who came in town for a funeral. He brought his girlfriend and his two daughters. I invited them over along with some other family members. We grilled some burger patties and sausages. We told them to come at 1 pm. My uncle came at exactly 1 pm and of course we weren't ready yet. We had finished cleaning up and put the table and chairs in the backyard but we hadn't changed our c... Sun, 22 Feb 2015 01:08:52 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879709 Walked 3.5 miles at lunch time <BR> Walked half a mile to the bus stop <BR> Climb the steps and walked at the transit center <BR> Walked 2 miles with my husband when we got home <BR> Fitbit - 9.31 miles! 20,035 steps <em>104</em> Sat, 21 Feb 2015 02:09:16 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5879092 Walked 3.4 miles at lunch time <BR> Walked half a mile to the bus stop <BR> Climb the steps and walked at the transit center <BR> Walked 2 miles with my husband when we got home <BR> Did upper body strength training <BR> Fitbit - 8.6 miles 18,350 steps <em>198</em> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:35:58 EST Still Exercising http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5878419 Tuesday <BR> <BR> Walked 1 mile at lunch time, even though I didn't feel like it. <BR> Walked half a mile to the bus stop after work <BR> Walked/jogged 1 mile on the treadmill <BR> Upper body strength training. <BR> Ran in place for 5 minutes before going to bed. <BR> Fitbit says 5 miles and 10,894 steps <BR> <BR> Wednesday <BR> <BR> Walked 3.6 miles at lunch time. <BR> Walked half a mile to the bus stop after work <BR> Lower body strength training <BR> Fitbit - 6 miles and 12,900 steps. <... Wed, 18 Feb 2015 22:31:25 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5877118 We had the day off due to President's Day. We walked 3.6 miles this morning. Then we ate breakfast and went to an RV Show. My husband wanted to price the travel trailers. I prefer the mobile coaches. But he said it would be much cheaper to pull the trailer. We saw some that were very nice and reasonably priced. My husband is planning on retiring in a couple of years and wants to do some traveling. My fitbit says I walked 6 miles and 13,750 steps. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:06:28 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5876483 This morning we walked 3.6 miles. We didn't go to church today. We decided to go in the back yard and trim our rose bushes and tree. Then we showered and went to the grocery store. My husband wanted to put some ribs on the barbecue pit. We invited his sister, her husband, my mom and grandson over. As usual my sister in law and brother in law were late. My mom and grandson were here and we ate by 3:30 because my grandson wanted to go home at 4 pm. My sister in law and brother in law ca... Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:26:52 EST Valentine's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875854 This morning my husband and I walked 2 miles. Then we came home and mowed the lawn. It took longer today because I also had to mow the grass in the backyard which had gotten pretty tall. After we finished the yard work we ate breakfast and showered. Then we put our bikes on the back of the truck and went to the beach. It cost $8 to park in the parking lot. I really didn't want to pay that kind of money. I actually thought I was going to have a hard time riding my bike but I really did ... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 21:34:03 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875415 I walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. After work I walked .5 miles to the bus stop and when I got to the transit center I climbed the steps. When my husband picked me up we went to dinner at Sizzler's. We figured tomorrow would be too busy. We ate way too much and was planning to walk on the treadmill tonight but my husband took a nap. Tomorrow will be a busy day. We plan on walking, mowing the lawn, and bike riding at the beach. Hopefully that will help us take off some of these calories ... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 01:06:28 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874834 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch. <BR> Walked .5 miles after work. <BR> Climbed 3 sets of 19 steps. <BR> Did strength training for upper and lower body. <BR> <em>104</em> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:51:27 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5874203 Today I walked 2.3 miles at lunch time and I walked .5 mile after work to the bus stop. When I got to the transit center I climbed 3 sets of 19 steps. On the way home we stopped to the market so I walked around the whole store. My fitbit says I got 5.2 miles and 10,664 steps. Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:21:59 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5873528 Walked 2.3 miles at lunch. <BR> Walked .5 miles after work. <BR> Walked/jogged on the treadmill for 1.5 miles. <BR> Did strength training for upper and lower body. <BR> <em>198</em> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 23:37:31 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872863 Today was a very busy day. We dropped our truck off for service at the dealers. Then we came home and walked 3.6 miles. After breakfast we had to go to a funeral for one of my husband's co-workers father. On the way home we stopped at Costco. Then my husband called the dealer to see if the truck was ready and it was. So we went to get the truck before going home. I dropped my husband off at the dealers and I went to another Costco because they didn't have something I wanted at the othe... Mon, 9 Feb 2015 23:18:43 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5872200 Today we went to church. Then we came home and walked 3.6 miles. I was supposed to go back to church but I decided to stay home so my grandson came over. My mom went back to the second service so I took my grandson home. My husband rode with me because I usually ride over there with someone and I wasn't sure how to get there. I asked my grandson if he knew how to get home. He said do you know how to get to the city I live in? He said if you get me to the city, I can get you to my house... Mon, 9 Feb 2015 01:09:04 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871601 This morning my husband and I walked 3.6 miles. Then we ate breakfast and went to the outlet mall. My husband was looking for a light jacket to wear at work and I needed some dress shoes and a purse for the retirement party tonight. My husband said the shoes I have are too old and it was time for new ones. It took us 45 minutes to get to the mall. We walked the mall for at least two and a half hours. I bought shoes from payless because I am too cheap to spend any real money on shoes. <... Sun, 8 Feb 2015 02:42:47 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5871001 Today I walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. After work I walked .5 miles to the bus stop and when I got to the transit center I climbed the steps. We had to go pick up my husband's truck from the dealer. My husband thought there was a problem with the transmission so we had to wait a little while for a mechanic to test drive it. Then we dropped the truck off at home and went to my mom's house. She fixed the zipper on the dress I want to wear tomorrow night to my husband's cousin's retirement ... Sat, 7 Feb 2015 00:21:49 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5870381 Today I walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. After work I walked .5 miles to the bus stop and when I got to the transit center I climbed the steps. When we got home we had to take my husband's truck to the dealer so that they could have the Lojack installed. We came home first to get my car and I followed my husband to the dealer. Traffic was really heavy. On the way home we stopped at the store to get dinner. By the time we got home my husband's news show was coming on so we did not walk. ... Thu, 5 Feb 2015 23:35:43 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5869753 Today I walked 2.3 miles at lunch time. When I got off work, I walked .5 miles to the bus stop. I drove to a different transit center today, so I didn't get to climb the steps. We also didn't walk after work. I had a nice surprise on the scale this morning. I was down 2.4 pounds. I hope I didn't mess it up by not exercising enough today. <BR> <BR> Current Weight: 241.6 <em>244</em> Thu, 5 Feb 2015 00:41:56 EST