Made it to Seattle
True to form, our vacation is off to an adventurous start. In Birmingham the airline couldn't find our reservation. When we got to our gate in Atlanta, the attendant said it was moved to another gate, when we got there, it was in another termi... Read more
Not back yet
After 5 days on my antibiotics for the diverticulitis, I'm still not quite back to normal yet. The low residue diet doesn't provide a lot of substance, but helps with the discomfort. I rode 14 miles this morning, and probably should not have. ... Read more
How not to spend the night.
Yesterday started out just great. Went for a short (18 miles) ride on my new bike, had a great lunch, took the grands to get back to school shoes. But as the day progressed, I just didn't feel well, and by 10 was cramping, had a fever and felt... Read more
Adventures in life
What is life but one big adventure. You wake up in the morning and anything can happen.
We started slowly redecorating the house, made it through the bathrooms with out a divorce. That is good. Started on the Grandboys' playroom, got t... Read more
I think I am finally getting used to the braces. I have settled into a new routine of eating-cleaning and things are getting better. I still have difficulty with crunchy things and won't be able to bite into a fruit till they come off, but I c... Read more
Living with braces.
I finally took the plunge and got braces again. Perhaps now I will quit cracking fillings and teeth. It has certainly been a long time (don't ask) since I have had braces and I had forgotten how uncomfortable they really are. Last time I had ... Read more
Today was a really great day. We got a 10 mile mountain bike ride in, light lunch, and some hammock time. It was 68 degrees at 11 this morning, how nice that felt. I am so looking forward to the warmer days of spring.
We had company t... Read more
It seems to be getting easier to get my exercise in. DH goes to the gym with me and it really makes a difference. With the weather improving we have even gotten a few bike rides in. So far this month we have 12 miles mountain bike and 13 mi... Read more
After being up most of the night with MIL in the ER, today is tough. It is still raining (we will mold soon) with flooding over most of the north part of the state. Can't seem to be able to get more than about 10 minutes of exercise at a time,... Read more
Jan 4, 2009
First day of Bootcamp Challenge. My current weight is 177. I have 27 pounds to go to reach my goal. I can do this, I am over half way there, on the downhill side.
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Happy New Year! January goals
I have started the New Year off right. Ate good foods, no junk, ate homemade applesauce for my sweets, lots of vegetables cooked with fat free broth and little salt. Even got some sewing done, Christmas decorations all packed away, laundry goi... Read more
The end of the year brings time for reflection and looking forward. I know I could have exercised much more and eaten much less in the past year, but over all it was a success. Weight is down, strength is up, tonsils are out, and every other b... Read more
More cuts at work. Now we close at 3 instead of 5 on weekends. Another 2 hours per day lost. Guess we will just tighten our belts and make due. Thanksgiving was great fun. Ended up with 42 people thru the day, not all at one time. Rode hor... Read more
Happy 200 Charmed Swappers!
Today is our happy 200 member party, every one come join the fun!... Read more
Today is dark, cloudy, cold and not much fun. Started the liquid diet for the colonoscopy tomorrow and not much fun. I will manage some exercise today, but no bike riding for me today. Think I will work on the photo albums for Christmas.... Read more
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