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60 laps completed this week.
Friday, May 04, 2012      3 comments

Back in the swing, I've done 60 laps so far this week. Although I could have gone further last night I don't want to push my shoulder too far or too fast. No swimming planned tonight but then back in the pool again tomorrow.... Read more
Getting back in shape one stroke at a time.
Thursday, May 03, 2012      2 comments

PT has ended (prematurely as I stopped going). The sessions were often short and were really limiting. The PT said at the start (3.5 weeks after the surgery) that my range of motion was almost where most people end up. So I felt I was paying ... Read more
Bushkill falls PA - day trip
Sunday, April 15, 2012      2 comments

Still working on increasing my stamina and we took a day trip to get a short hike and see the scenery. Lots of stairs but I managed it fairly easily. Still need to work on getting fit - but slow and steady. ... Read more
Dragon quilt design
Thursday, March 29, 2012      11 comments

For those of you interested in the pattern I have been fussing with here it is. I have to square up the inner square before I add the last borders. I've penciled in time with the long arm quilter so I need to finish it in the next few weeks. ... Read more
Kaleidoscope center block
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      8 comments

Thank you all for your votes, the final decision was left up to my DH. I have the center block now pieced together and am working on the variety of borders which I hope will contain small kaleidoscopes blocks. ... Read more
Which kaleidoscope do you like? A? or B?
Monday, March 12, 2012      16 comments

I'm planning on making a quilt made with a few kaleidoscope blocks. But the blocks can be facing inside the center or outside the center. So what do you like Better. Block 1: A ... Read more
Finally able to type again
Friday, March 02, 2012      4 comments

Still recovering from shoulder surgery and although I wear the sling most of the time I can finally begin typing again. Before it was painful to move my arm in that position but now its comfortable. I don't start PT for another 10 days whe... Read more
Today is the day
Thursday, February 16, 2012      4 comments

Slept in late and took a long shower. Read my mail then plan to do a little laundry and hopefully a little quilting. Then off to the hospital.... Read more
Nervous about tomorrow
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      12 comments

Shoulder surgery tomorrow. Can't eat after midnight and surgery is at 11. It's a standard surgery but still not having spent too much time in a hospital outside the delivery of my children it still makes me nervous. Results in a tension h... Read more
One of those days
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

Hard to get my head into anything today. Basically just went with the flow today. Glad the weekend is almost here.... Read more
My Kalaidescope quilt
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      10 comments

I still have to put the final outside borders on but the top is pretty much done. I used the residuals of my stack and whack to act as borders and then made the corner blocks all the same as well. I had to get creative as I ran out of the red ... Read more
You are what you eat.
Monday, February 06, 2012      2 comments

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My lucky lucky day
Friday, February 03, 2012      12 comments

Today - I put in 30 min on the bike at lunch for 6 miles. Then went swimming after work and did 50 laps. Those last 4 were tough but I did 50 breast stroke. That's 140 laps this week. So why was it lucky? I got home and was sitting ... Read more
No swimming today but did get some cardio in.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

Got some biking in - but only 4 miles as I had a short lunch due to meetings. I probably should have done some more after work but wanted to get some needlepoint in. I hit 105 miles this year so far, so inching towards my goal. I did do s... Read more
Offsetting the Chinese banquet
Monday, January 30, 2012      5 comments

Celebrating the new year - means a lot of food and family. For the most part the food choices were easy to make with fresh fish, chicken and veggies all available. But what I have seen is Chinese food tends to be high in sodium sooooo to offse... Read more

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