today was a good day - goals for tomorrow
Well, I had a good day today. After getting the kids off to school I took hubby to the Rec Center with me. I got him an appt with the personal trainer I saw on Monday. Hubby has problems with his knees and lower back and he keeps saying he wa... Read more
Lecture from the Doctor
Trying to figure out what to name this blog entry.... Maybe it should have said "first visit to doc in a year - she's not happy"... lol
The good news! blood pressure was 116/78. a lot of times it's around 125/80 or something like that...... Read more
new recipe was a success
Well, I tried a new recipe tonight. Zucchini Skillet. it was on one of those free recipe cards you can get in the grocery store. (Kroger). It was pretty good. I entered it into the recipes here on SP and got the nutrition information for it... Read more
My 19th wedding anniversary is tomorrow - My goals for the next year.
Start the clock! Thanks to my cousin, MIPALADY23, and another blog I read today (Tracynotgivinup), I... Read more
New PR (Personal Record)
Well, I didn't break an hour, but I DID beat my time last year. Last year I walked the 5k in 1 hr 3 min 23.2 seconds... today I was 1 hr 2 min 14 seconds! A whole minute and 9 seconds faster! lol but, that's okay! I'm going to try to keep ... Read more
Embrace Life, 6th Annual St. Mary Mercy Hospital 5k for Cancer
this is the 6th year that we are walking/running in the St. Mary Mercy Hospital 5k walk/run for Cancer. My father in law was diagnosed with cancer the winter before the first walk. He wasn't strong enough to walk, so the rest of us walked, whi... Read more
back to school
Well, my daughter went back to school last week, but today was the first day for my son. He is 13 and has autism. This year is a big change for him - going from a program designed for children with autism to a slightly larger classroom for the... Read more
that explains it...
I've been trying to post a blog the last 3 days and I couldn't get the entry page to pop up. sent a note to sparkpeople.com and they said to check my pop up blocker...yup, that was it... I just started using Chrome as my browser last Saturday,... Read more
Well, I went for a walk tonight. 30 min... 1.55 miles (about 19 min/mi pace) It was so beautiful tonight and very cool... it felt good.
Now, we'll see if I can make it two days in a row!!!
good night everyone... Read more
ok, I'm a happy camper! NOT because my son decided to wake up at 5:45am this morning (after going to bed at 11:45pm). But, Jon and I have had "breakfast milkshakes" to mornings in a row! it might not seem like much, but for us, it is.
Ha... Read more
Small steps... just remember.. small steps...
Yea, this is something I have to keep reminding myself.
Around our house, my husband is the only one that makes sure he eats breakfast before leaving the house. It's usually a bowl of cereal, with fruit (I try to keep blueberries, raspberr... Read more
food.... a love hate relationship... lol
okay, I don't officially have my goals written down yet, but I know one of them is to track my food. This is will be good on all levels... weight, blood pressure, and pre-diabetes... I'm not getting everything tracked yet, but it's a start...... Read more
Well, somehow, I am down about 3 lbs from Thurs morning weigh in... not sure how did that... lol but that's okay. I'm showered, about to get dressed and tackle the laundry I didn't tackle the other day... cold, dreary, wet, morning here in ... Read more
I felt like I needed to 'blog' something... even though the only thing I really accomplished today was taking daughter to school to get her books. Now that I'm in the poor house again.... lol
I'm going to try to sit down and make out some... Read more
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Day 1 - dreary but refreshing day
Well, I woke up to a dreary sky about 7am when dear son woke up... by 8am it was a steady, gentle, rain... rain that we need here in southeastern Michigan! So I'm not complaining.
My Pal/friend/cousin-in-law, MIPALADY23 made a challenge... Read more