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another great day
Sunday, January 29, 2012      2 comments

It's been almost a whole week of my new found control over my eating and exercise. Yeah me. I'm down about one pound, not huge but its a start. I worked out 4 days this week, hoping to get in 6 next week. I tried doing it with just the two da... Read more
I'm back
Monday, January 09, 2012      0 comments

1 9 2012 Iowa's weather has really been nice this year. THere is no snow on the ground, hard to believe. I just got the boot off my foot this past weekend. Yeah! that was a long 6 weeks. Actually a long fall and winter so far. I developed t... Read more
Rainy Iowa Day
Sunday, October 30, 2011      0 comments

Hello all, I've been gone from SP for quite awhile. Summer has come and gone and fall is almost over too. I have not been able to run since the middle of August. I have tendonitis in my left ankle. It is taking forever to heal!! Very down rig... Read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      0 comments

well summer is almost over for me. I've got about 2 and a half weeks until school starts again. It always goes by so quickly. Last week was our county fair. I always work the main gate taking tickets. It's fun to watch the people come in. Very i... Read more
Good morning from Rainy Iowa
Thursday, June 02, 2011      0 comments

Looks like a rainy day here today. Yesterday and the day before were very nice. This is my 3rd day of summer break from school. First day I cleaned, second day I went to the AAA office and organized a trip to Miami Florida with my youngest son. ... Read more
April 30, 2011
Saturday, April 30, 2011      0 comments

I went outside this afternoon and took a bunch of photos of spring type flowers. I will post here to cheer you all up! Tulips by my house ... Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      0 comments

Iowa weather has really been awful lately. snow, rain, wind, snow rain wind!! and on and on. It is April 20th and feels like November 20th. I think the weather is part of the reason I'm so down right now. That and the fact I haven't lost any we... Read more
Windy Race
Saturday, March 12, 2011      2 comments

Well I ran 2 miles in 19 minutes. NOT good but was 25 mile an hour wind and 34 degrees and up hill! I know whine whine whine. On the other hand my DD did AWESOME. She ran the 5 mile race and shattered her time from last year at the same race by... Read more
windy day in Iowa
Saturday, March 12, 2011      1 comments

Good morning all. Still training with my new trainer. All is going well. Not doing so well with my eating, but it is always a new day and I try again. I'm getting a lot of exercise , lifting, cardio etc just eating too much! Very windy and cold ... Read more
New Day
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      0 comments

OK so I started today with my new trainer, Mindy. She's sweet but provides a good workout. She weighed me this morning. 131. I need to lose 7 pounds at least. I'm also joining out towns Biggest Loser contest that starts on the 30th. I know it is... Read more
Winter in Iowa
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      0 comments

Ok so it is now January 19th and I haven't checked spark people since before Christmas. Sorry. I am hopefully back on track to lose the almost 10 pounds I think I've gained since summer. Makes me mad that I keep losing and gaining the same 10 po... Read more
Christmas Visitors
Thursday, December 16, 2010      1 comments

I took several photos tonight of my oldest son and his new bride, lisa. They are visiting from Louisville, KY this weekend. They eloped Nov 12 in Orlando , Fl which was a supri... Read more
Good evening
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      0 comments

Hello again, looks like it's been a month since I've been on here. I've been busy working out with my bootcamp group, running and walking with my friends, running races. In fact my daughter and I as well as a few friends ran a big race for bre... Read more
Happy Fall!!
Saturday, September 18, 2010      0 comments

Hi everyone. It's been ages since I"ve added an entry on my blog. I've started a new challenge with my running/walking friends. We are each putting in $25 and whoever loses the most weight in 2 months gets the whole pot. I know I won't be the ... Read more
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      1 comments

Was kind of strange last night. My DD asked me to run with her after she got home from vacation. I thought fine, I had only run a mile that morning and walked 3 miles. We ended up running about 2 and a half miles. I was so tired and hot. Didn't... Read more

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