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going nowhere......

Thursday, July 07, 2011      5 comments

Staying active--doing something most days, still doing stairs at work. Hubby got me an exercise program for the kinect--it kicked my butt!! He said he hadnt seen me that out of breath in a long time!! Eating ok--probably not the best I coul... Read more

birthday party

Sunday, July 03, 2011      2 comments

Going to have the family over to celebrate my birthday--should be fun --but going to be lots of food to avoid. Hoping I have willpower to make the best choices!... Read more

still climbing those stairs

Thursday, June 23, 2011      4 comments

I have continued to take the stairs---will that third flight ever get easier? The quads burn from the third to the 6th--thats the most I can do at one time...but I am sticking to it! I do have to confess I have been in the elevator a couple t... Read more

oh the trouble with sugar!

Saturday, June 11, 2011      3 comments

Its been frustrating-------after my surgery(had a bout a foot of my colon removed...) I was able to return to eating pretty normal-- but for the past 3-4 weeks I have suddenly started having difficulty digesting some of my food. As it turns out... Read more

stairs.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      3 comments

I have decided to make a commitment to the stairs. I have been doing them more often at work--past 2 weeks bypassing the elevators and taking the stairs. Flight of stairs at work is 26 steps---and wow--its getting easier! what i have noticed... Read more

its been a tough week.......

Thursday, May 26, 2011      4 comments

its been a really tough & challenging week for me---it easy to see how "life" can interfere with the best of plans! My husband is once again sick---another trip to the hospital after just being released last week....he will have a pace maker i... Read more

...and the scale goes up....

Monday, May 16, 2011      5 comments

I hated to do it........it made me a little cranky....but the truth had to come out. The scale gained 2 pounds & it doesnt make me happy at all. The only thing I hold onto is the non-scale victories--which is continued persistance, feeling soo... Read more

Back to work tomorrow!

Wednesday, May 11, 2011      2 comments

My last day at home before returning to work after surgery--and it is a beautiful day. A walk is on the agenda, maybe a little strengthening ex, a little work in the flower garden...what else can I do on my last day of freedom? Got to make su... Read more

Remember your mother

Saturday, May 07, 2011      3 comments

Its a day before Mothers Day-- and I have not talked to my mother for 10 Mothers Day--oh she is within my heart every day. You see I lost my mother in a terrible car accident 11 years ago--just a few short weeks after Mothers Day in the year 20... Read more

weight loss challenge

Thursday, May 05, 2011      3 comments

Just joined a weight loss challenge! Needed a boost in my motivation...and challenges seem to do it for me. I was able to meet my goal of "not gaining any weight" while I was recovering from surgery. I go back to work a week from today & so f... Read more

Preparing for my return to work...

Monday, May 02, 2011      4 comments

This week it is finally the time to begin preparing for return to week----it has been so long. I will have to be careful--but will start some strengthening, some core ex & I am going to push it on the elliptical--I got on for 5 minutes the othe... Read more

going out to lunch..

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      2 comments

Going out to lunch with my gal pals today-- wish me luck in making good choices & sticking with the plan. I planned to allow for extra calories & know I will indulge a little. Hoping for success & fun! Read more

Down 3 pant sizes !!! Woohoo!!!

Sunday, April 24, 2011      15 comments

Yesterday I went shopping--Really did not intend to buy anything but wanted to try on some jeans because the ones I have been wearing are pretty loose (and they were my skinny pants). In fact they are losse enough I can pull them off without un... Read more

prayers to trapped miner

Wednesday, April 20, 2011      1 comments

My heart goes out to the family, friends & the miner trapped in happy friday mine. It is just heart breaking....my prayers go out to them. It reminds me to be thankful for the safety of my work place & that I am home safe & sound!!... Read more

more walking........

Friday, April 15, 2011      1 comments

Doing better with my water intake---but still having to really focus on it. Saw the surgeon for my post-op visit---absolutely no exercise beyond walking---arghh! I did take a nice walk in the timber yesterday--full hour of walking on paths & i... Read more


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