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Christmas with the Grandkids

Saturday, December 25, 2010      7 comments

We went to Texas for an early Christmas with our daughter's family. My daughter is a police officer who has to work 12 hour shifts Fri, Sat and Sunday this Christmas. So we had Christmas on Thursday. We had a really nice visit. We opened up ... Read more

Let's Shake it Up!

Monday, December 20, 2010      7 comments

After having a couple of poor weeks and going up 3 pounds from my low, I decided I had to shake it up! So.... I changed my carb protein fat ratio and have been eating more proteins. For the last week I have been following a 40% carb 30% p... Read more

Poor Decision OR Sensible Solution?

Thursday, December 16, 2010      14 comments

I don't know if I am a wimp or a cop out or if I was just doing my best (which was my intention) BUT ,,, Yesterday was the Christmas Party for my new knitting group. I only know 3 of the ladies so far so I am not very close to the group yet. ... Read more


Friday, December 03, 2010      12 comments

I completed day 3 of wk 5 on the Couch Potato to 5k program today. I had a difficult run on Wed and had trouble completing two 8 minute stretches with a 5 min slower interval between, but I went for it today. I covered my elliptical display so... Read more

Swimming Revisited

Thursday, December 02, 2010      11 comments

I have been working on the C25K for almost 2 months now and since it is a 3 day a week active program, my swimming has taken a back seat....way back! I haven't been swimming at all in the last 2 months. Tomorrow I have my first long run (... Read more

Thanksgiving and Beyond

Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

We had a great Thanksgiving even though it was "kidless". DSiL had been away for 3 weeks of a 6 week training and only got to come home a few days over Thanksgiving so we let them have family time to themselves. DS went skiing with friends. S... Read more

Injury is a Pain in the Butt!

Monday, November 22, 2010      12 comments

My DH and I are thinking about getting a Wii Fit for ourselves for Christmas. Our Senior Center has a Wii Fit activity every Thursday so I went and tried out the Bowling. I enjoyed myself even though I didn't really move much or burn many calo... Read more

I'm Warmer Now!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      6 comments

Our local Farm and Home store had a 25% off sale today so DH and I went and had a look. I bought a pair of size 14 flannel lined jeans, a size large long underwear top and a large flannel jacket for less than $50. Hopefully, I'll be warmer at ... Read more

Anybody Else Cold?

Sunday, November 14, 2010      11 comments

I love being smaller, but I have noticed one bad side effect. I am cold! I just canít seem to get warm this year. I know I am 60 pounds lighter than I was last year at this time and assume it is because I donít have all the padding to keep me... Read more


Monday, November 08, 2010      8 comments

Recovering from Compulsive Overeating is a lifelong task. I am ready to assume it. I have been binge free for over a year. When I've slipped it has been minor and for short periods only. I have gotten right back on track. What is different ... Read more

2 pounds gone already!

Friday, November 05, 2010      8 comments

As we all thought, it must have been water weight! I am hoping for 2 pounds again tomorrow! Is that asking too much? Probably.... lol... Read more


Thursday, November 04, 2010      11 comments

I've been trying hard to break the plateau I've been stuck in for the last month or so. Well, I broke it but in the wrong direction! I've been working out really hard and long and trying to stay within my calories, but I got really hungry last... Read more


Sunday, October 31, 2010      7 comments

I have to rethink a few things. I have been bouncing around the same few pounds for a few months now, going from 185 to 188 back and forth. I would really like to start my downward trend again. I know I have let my calories slip and rarely ma... Read more

Trying C25K

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      6 comments

Early this Spring I tried to start running. I ran a few times with my DGD who is on the track team at her school and I decided to try a 5K. Well I enjoyed the running (actually jogging!), but I got IT Friction Band Syndrome and it took me 5 ... Read more

Back from Texas

Sunday, October 17, 2010      9 comments

I had a great trip to see my DD and her girls, but I'm glad to be home. I didn't take many pictures but here are a few. Kyla, my youngest GD and their dog Max ... Read more

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