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Tired muscles today

Tuesday, June 19, 2012      6 comments

Today I went down to the river walk and did 2 1/2 miles. When I got back home RB decides this is a good day to paint the bedroom! OK, I can do this. Our usual pattern is that he does the cut in work and I roll the walls so we moved all t... Read more

Up, up and up

Monday, June 18, 2012      7 comments

Today I decided it was time to go up the mountain so I walked up the driveway and took a right and kept on going. One time I tried to count the steps as I walked up and I lost count at 250 so I liken the trek up to the first level area as climb... Read more

Missing my bike on the deck

Sunday, June 17, 2012      3 comments

For some time I've had an old stationary bike I found at a thrift store. I used it when we had our little house in NC and brought it to the cabin and enjoyed it out on the deck last year. Last Fall I found a much newer and nicer bike and a tre... Read more

Picking up the pace

Thursday, June 14, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday it took me 65 minutes to do the 3 mile river walk. Today I did it in 60 without pushing too hard. I'm going to try and maintain 60 for the rest of this week and aim for 55 minutes next week, maintain that for two weeks and see where ... Read more

Breezy river walk

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      6 comments

I had a super walk this morning. The little town near our cabin maintains a pathway that follows the river for 3/4 of a mile. I went down and back twice for a total of 3 miles. The breeze was coming off the river and the big trees provide amp... Read more

Sun is trying to come out

Monday, June 11, 2012      4 comments

Still rainy in the mountains today but nothing like Pensacola - oh, my what a mess! The sun is trying to come out this afternoon. We did some errands and I bought a tomato plant and a little plant of pickling cukes. I have a couple of w... Read more

Farmers Market

Sunday, June 10, 2012      5 comments

We settled in at the cabin last night and today we went out to the local orchard/farmer's market. I bought tomatoes, summer squash, cukes - the little pickling ones that I eat like popcorn - cabbage, corn on the cob, peaches, etc. We left with... Read more

Today is the day

Saturday, June 09, 2012      4 comments

We've been up early to get everything finished before we leave for the cabin. The bathrooms are cleaned and the floors are vacuumed. The car is almost packed. I have healthy snacks to take with us - apples, cantaloupe, carrots and cucumber sl... Read more

Crazy week

Thursday, June 07, 2012      2 comments

I spent Sunday and Monday nights with my granddaughter getting her off to school while my daughter was in Tallahassee on business. Tuesday afternoon we all spent the afternoon and evening together - hectic but fun. I had doctors appointments... Read more

Restless Night

Monday, June 04, 2012      3 comments

I spent last night at my daughter's home as I had to get the grand off to school today. Although I had a comfortable bed and everything for my comfort I just did not sleep well. I swear I laid awake all night but I must have slept some. It's... Read more

Countdown to Cabin

Saturday, June 02, 2012      4 comments

The date is set - we leave for the cabin on Saturday - one week from today. Hooray!!!!!!!!!!... Read more

Hurry up and wait....

Thursday, May 31, 2012      3 comments

We are so wanting to leave and go up to the cabin where it is a little cooler and the trees provide so much shade. Our delay is due to an elderly friend having some extensive dental work that we thought would be finished by now. We just ca... Read more

Sunday blessings

Sunday, May 27, 2012      3 comments

We had a great service at church this morning. Lots more people were there. We thought it would be really quiet with people gone for the long weekend. We stopped at a little local place for coffee afterwards and I did eat one (only one!) ... Read more

Great start - slow finish

Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

My goal this week was to hit 20,000 steps by the end of the week. On Monday I was at 16,465, Tuesday was 19,431, Wednesday - 18,090, Thursday - 17,952 and finally Friday I barely broke 10,000. Friday is my day to work the church thrift shop a... Read more

Finding the dirt

Tuesday, May 22, 2012      4 comments

I've been on a mission to get the house in tip top shape before we head back to the cabin the first of June. It seems the more I clean the more I find that needs to be cleaned. So far I have thoroughly cleaned both bathrooms, the laundry r... Read more


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