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December 15 - Re-taking Control
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      9 comments

I got sick a while back and I let that get me off track of taking control. Today I have decided that it is time to re-take control, even if it is only baby steps for a while. There is no reason I can't do some minimal exercise and i definitely n... Read more
My First Ever Photo Blog
Sunday, December 12, 2010      7 comments

Since a teammate of mine from the Aspire to Inspire team did a photo blog of her decorations I thought I'd give it a try too. ... Read more
Still in Control - Day 10
Thursday, December 09, 2010      2 comments

emoticon I had a really super good day today. I went to the gym at noon and did 3 sets of upper body strength on th... Read more
Taking Control, Day 9
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      2 comments

I did really awesome with my exercise and food last week until Friday night. I started feeling like I was coming down with something and we had a dinner engagement to go to. Since I wasn't feeling well, I opted to not go to the gym and do my car... Read more
Re-Taking Control, Day 4 - Feeling Good
Thursday, December 02, 2010      2 comments

Well, the ball is still rolling in the right direction for me. Last night I was feeling a little sore and woke up about 6:00 a.m. hurting in the neck/shoulder area, but once I got up and moving I felt really good. Today it was upper body and cor... Read more
Re-Taking Control, Day 3
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      4 comments

emoticon I have persevered through 3 days of re-taking control. I can do this! At noon I went to the gym and did ... Read more
Re-Taking Control, Day 2
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      3 comments

Well, here it is the end of day two of retaking control. Went to the gym at noon for 30 minutes and did PT emoticon... Read more
Re-taking control Day 1
Monday, November 29, 2010      7 comments

Well, I made a commitment to re-take control today and it feels awesome! I went to the gym at noon and did 30 minutes of my PT core and strength routine, and then I went again after work and did 40 minutes on the eliptical. It was amazing how bu... Read more
Holiday Weekend Over Time to Refocus and Move Forward
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

Well, I thoroughly enjoyed the long holiday weekend, but I am ready to refocus and move forward. I cannot allow myself any excuses to not exercise this week. I really must use the eliptical ... Read more
Aspire to Inspire Team - Invitation to Join
Friday, November 26, 2010      5 comments

About a month ago I joined a goup called Aspire to Inspire. For me this is the best Spark group that I have joined. They have monthly challenges called Buddy Support Group challenges to help motivate, support and inspire each other. I've only be... Read more
Cold Winter Weather
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      2 comments

Today we awoke to snow on our front yard although the roads didn't have any on them. Thank God for that. The snow on our yard was melted by noon. However, it was really cold today and we had snow flurries most of the day, and it was down to free... Read more
Successful Day
Monday, November 22, 2010      4 comments

Well, I had good intentions when I got up this morning, but I definitely had temptations not to go with those good intentions. I was hurting pretty much all day. At noon I told myself that going to the gym and doing the PT core and strength exer... Read more
Sunday, November 21, 2010
Sunday, November 21, 2010      5 comments

I can't believe how this day has flown by. I haven't even gotten a chance to go in my scrapbook room and play, but that's okay because I have three days next week after Thanksgiving so I should get plenty of time. I did go to the store and bough... Read more
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Saturday, November 20, 2010      4 comments

Well, Bill and I went to Eugene today to get out of the house and try to do some Christmas shopping. Wasn't real successful on getting much shopping done, but that is alright. I think I'll do a lot of it online because then I can just have it sh... Read more
Friday, November 19, 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010      4 comments

How is it possible for my eyes to be better yet worse at the same time? Not sure, but I can tell you it is possible. Going to try some warm compresses this evening to hopefully alleviate some of the pain in my left eye. Otherwise I had a fairly ... Read more

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