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Still cold out and trying to stay motivated
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      5 comments

It's barely hitting 30 degrees again today - the forecast looks like it will be that way all week. I hate going to the pool when its cold out - I just shudder thinking about it. So far I went walking on Saturday and Sunday - and although I got... Read more
Gained back a pound today - hope its water weight
Monday, February 04, 2013      2 comments

I had a high sodium day yesterday but othewise met my targets. The scale this morning crept up. Hoping its just the result of all the sodium I ate yesterday. Lemon water here I come.... Read more
Continuing with babys steps and seeing progress
Sunday, February 03, 2013      2 comments

February is starting good - down another pound. Got into 2 days walking. Light snow fell - it was beautiful. I also got a chance to do some quilting. I've taken to challenge myself by using a simplified rail fence block and see how I co... Read more
Continuing with babys steps and seeing progress
Sunday, February 03, 2013      0 comments

February is starting good - down another pound. Got into 2 days walking. Light snow fell - it was beautiful. I also got a chance to do some quilting. I've taken to challenge myself by using a simplified rail fence block and see how I co... Read more
January win!! 7 pounds down.
Thursday, January 31, 2013      7 comments

Although it seems like its coming off at a snail pace - January was definitely a great month for me. I lost 7 pounds ... Read more
Brr its cold - must get out and exercise.
Saturday, January 26, 2013      6 comments

Walking in the cold is like swimming - you don't realize how wet you are until you're done and removing your layers of clothes. 40 min walk still sticking to may calories and tracking both food and exercise Off to quilt store - have ... Read more
Staying strong
Thursday, January 24, 2013      4 comments

Back 1 week from my 2 week cruise, I was able to stay flat over the vacation - no gains or losses. To me that was a major gain. Now back a week and sticking strong to my nutrition tracking as well as consistent exercising. Down 2 pounds ... Read more
How to enjoy a cruise - guilt free
Friday, January 18, 2013      8 comments

My family and I just returned from 2 week cruise of South America. It was a dream vacation but one we've been looking forward to for over a year. Now cruising is synonymous with temptation. Each meal the waiters and waitresses are offering yo... Read more
Set the date
Thursday, December 20, 2012      5 comments

May 20th - it seems so far away but it will be here in no time. This is the date for the next hip to be replaced. It's scheduled - bright and early. Part nervous now that its no longer an idea but part excited. After 15 months with my ne... Read more
Returning to ground zero - and determined to succeed.
Friday, November 09, 2012      7 comments

Have you ever tried to fool yourself? Not updating the weight track measure when it goes in the WRONG direction? Thinking it will go back down - its just a list water retention. I'm guilty and then I continue to ignore it and it keeps creepin... Read more
Working on my next quilt backing.
Thursday, September 27, 2012      9 comments

I continue to work on my stash trying to reduce it. We just finished a 9 patch block swap in our QL team. I made tons of extras and then cut them all in half - both ways. I am now making new blocks from all of these blocks. My intent was... Read more
Playful Koi Quilt
Sunday, July 29, 2012      8 comments

I'm still working on my stash and I had 2 yards of this very busy fabric. add about 1.5 yards of black fabric and some Amish black for sashing - all in my stash I get thi... Read more
July - holding true
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      5 comments

Swimming - I've been very good this month - swimming 5-6 times a week usually for at least an hour sometimes adding an aqua aerobics class as well. I'm up to 25 laps with another 10 min of strength exercises using water dumbells to work on tric... Read more
An unexpected sight while driving
Saturday, July 07, 2012      7 comments

If you haven't realized yet, my husband likes to drive and I bring the camera along these various trips. Some are short and local in the back roads others are long trips. On the way back from picking up my dragon quilt from the long arm qu... Read more
Canada - Nova Scotia in 6 days - Bay of Fundy
Saturday, June 23, 2012      3 comments

Returned last night from our week excursion to Canada. Only 2,500 miles in 6 days. Order of the trip was... - Maine coast line from Bar Harbor to Saint John. - Fundy Drive in New Brunswick, then northern coast line of Nova Scotia. - ... Read more

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