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20849 Steps

Thursday, August 05, 2010      3 comments

OK, I made it one day for over 20,000. Today it is after 11 and I am not as far along as I was yesterday so I'm thinking I need to come up with some stuff to do this afternoon that will keep me moving. I was planning on cutting up peaches that... Read more

Over 19,000 and counting

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday i did a little over 19,000 steps so toady I am aiming to hit my 20,000 mark again and see if I can sustain that for the rest of the week. It is 11:00 a.m. and I am currently at 10188 so I need to get moving to make it. I do need ... Read more

Steps are going up again

Tuesday, August 03, 2010      6 comments

I sort of lost my momentum on reaching 20,000 steps daily when I was in full blown allergy attack status but I'm gaining on it again and hope to make my goal today. So far, I have walked 40 minutes in the hills which is a nice workout and 6... Read more

Moving about

Monday, August 02, 2010      5 comments

I walked up the street early this morning and am beginning to notice much improvement in my breathing as I climb the first hill. I am hoping that means better endurance and improved health. When I got back I had a couple glasses of water an... Read more

Carter's Lake

Sunday, August 01, 2010      4 comments

This is a lovely area in north GA run by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. There's a visitors center with lots of information on area birds and wildlife. In other parts there are picnic areas, camping, boating, hiking, swimming, cabins to rent,... Read more

Farmers and Flea markets

Saturday, July 31, 2010      4 comments

We made the rounds this morning of a few places we have wanted to try and see what they had but nothing much came of it - don't know til you try. No new good places for veggies but there is one more place to try but we got too hot today to cont... Read more

Taming the blackberry vines

Friday, July 30, 2010      6 comments

I got out early for my walk and then came back and had some coffee and decided it was time to see if we could get some control over those wild blackberry bushes at the corner of the yard in hopes of them being more productive next year. I g... Read more

Banking used to be so easy........

Thursday, July 29, 2010      3 comments

We have been immersed in banking mess ups for a couple of weeks and have come to the conclusion that they really don't care about customers anymore. We needed to close out a CD that was due so we did everything the bank asked and sent it ... Read more

A little better

Wednesday, July 28, 2010      4 comments

You all are probably so sick of hearing me complain about allergies but I do appreciate the support, encouragement and suggestions. I am definitely better today and symptoms are fewer and much less intense. I walked early this morning and ... Read more

Allergies getting me down

Tuesday, July 27, 2010      5 comments

This bout of sinus stuff has really whipped me! I thought I was doing so much better yesterday so I pushed to walk, bike, etc. and today I am just beat. I have the energy of a slug! I think the medicine makes me tired. I did walk this mornin... Read more


Monday, July 26, 2010      7 comments

We had heavy rain last night and I was surprised to see some minor branches along the road this morning when I was walking. It looks like the little gulleys on the side of the road may have filled as the rains were running down the hills. No l... Read more

Sorting photos suggestions needed!

Sunday, July 25, 2010      3 comments

Over the last few years I have scanned all our old photos in to the computer and tried several programs for sorting them so that we can find something in the thousands of photos that are now in there. Does anyone have a program they love? My p... Read more

Baby deer feeding.

Saturday, July 24, 2010      6 comments

This morning I decided I had to get out and walk after not going for two days and when I opened the door I had the most wonderful surprise. A baby deer was feeding from his mother right in the front yard! I was afraid to move or speak for fear... Read more

Feeling guilty about exercise

Friday, July 23, 2010      6 comments

I am so ingrained to exercising everyday that I feel guilty on the days that I just can't do it. I am not feeling like myself due to this allergy stuff and am hoping I am back up to par quickly. I don't suffer well at all. I forced myself to ... Read more

Sinus thing again?

Thursday, July 22, 2010      5 comments

I'm thinking I need to be tested for allergies. This sinus thing keeps coming and going and I am about through dealing with it. I get a post nasal drip that tickles my throat and makes me cough and then I don't sleep good so I am tired. Somet... Read more

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