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Clean out the fridge breakfast skillet

Friday, June 07, 2013      8 comments

We're getting ready to go to the cabin this weekend - finally! And that means emptying the fridge. I don't have to take it down to nothing as our son will be staying here off and on and he'll eat anything I leave. For this morning's break... Read more

Minor guilt trip

Thursday, June 06, 2013      6 comments

It is pouring rain and we are under a tornado watch. No way I can go out and walk this morning. The problem is my brain says it is morning and the routine is: make a cup of tea, take your pills and a eat a half of a banana and then go for a w... Read more

Lunch with friends

Wednesday, June 05, 2013      6 comments

Today I am meeting friends for lunch at a new restaurant - actually it is a local country club and I have no idea what they have for lunch. I will make wise choices and enter them in the tracker as soon as I get home. If you are inclined ... Read more

Missing steps....

Monday, June 03, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday we painted the grand's bedroom: walls, doors, trim, cleaned the carpet and then put all the furniture back, made the bed, hung the paintings, etc. I think I went up and down the stairs at least 25 times and the only time I sat down a... Read more

Off to the grand's

Saturday, June 01, 2013      4 comments

We're going over to help paint her room today. Actually this afternoon will be to move out the furniture and prep the walls. We are waiting until after lunch as last night was the 8th grade formal dance so we thought she might want to sleep in... Read more

Painting done

Friday, May 31, 2013      7 comments

Finished painting the pantry today and I keep walking by to admire how good it looks. I cleaned out the spices and threw away so many that were really far out of date. I wish they would sell them in smaller sizes for two reasons: I hate throw... Read more

Working the list down...

Thursday, May 30, 2013      3 comments

For today: Walk Bike Spark Kitchen: make tuna salad, prepare pork for dinner, cut up cantaloupe, wash and trim green beans, make the salads for dinner, clean out fridge, clean and wipe down pantry and scrub the doors in preparatio... Read more

Almost rained out

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      3 comments

As I walked this morning the storm clouds gathered but I got my hour in before any rain developed. I got home and poured a cup of coffee and took it out on the patio with the fan on high to cool off and then the sky opened up. It poured hard f... Read more

Holiday dinner

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I had both our children and the grand over for dinner. I cooked a family favorite: chicken wings marinated in soy sauce and garlic powder and then slow cooked in the oven until crispy. We also had corn on the cob - farm fresh in Flo... Read more

Noticing a trend...

Monday, May 27, 2013      4 comments

I just posted my steps for the week and noticed that every day I was in the 14000's. Now that is really pretty good for most people but I was pretty close to 20,000 for quite a while and I seem to have slacked off without realizing it. So toda... Read more

Yard Sales with the grand

Saturday, May 25, 2013      9 comments

Coming home last night the grand saw several yard sale signs around the neighborhood and wanted to take a look this morning so we spent several hours going around and were about ready to give up when we happened to each find a purse at one yard ... Read more

Checking off my list

Friday, May 24, 2013      6 comments

1. Exercise: 60 minutes walking, 30 minutes gardening, 18 on the bike - 12 more to go. 2. Groceries: Produce, chili beans, black beans and rice, chicken, fruit, whole wheat pasta. Done 3. Cleaned the kitchen - will need to unload dis... Read more

Got to get out earlier

Thursday, May 23, 2013      4 comments

It was really foggy this morning when I went out for my walk and some of it is still hanging around. I left the house about 7:30 and I was dripping with sweat by the time I got back about 8:30 so I definitely need to get out earlier while we ar... Read more

Are you really hungry?

Wednesday, May 22, 2013      6 comments

Last night while watching TV I got up 3 times and walked to the pantry and the fridge and just looked for something. I'm not sure what I was looking for and I was not really hungry but I wanted something. I settled on a Fudgesicle - 40 calorie... Read more

Riding the bike

Tuesday, May 21, 2013      8 comments

I try to do at least 30 minutes everyday on the stationary bike. Yesterday I moved it back inside so I could ride in the air conditioning and as I moved it I realized that I had not moved the dial to increase the intensity of the ride in some t... Read more


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