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I had a great Mother's day
Sunday, May 10, 2009      3 comments

I started the day off with my 17 yo son taking just me out for breakfast. It was so great. We sat and talked about a recent movie we both saw and his plans for college. I don't ever recall it just being him and me. We then went off to se... Read more
5 week streak 10 miles or more
Thursday, May 07, 2009      2 comments

Woo hoo, I'm keeping my streak going 5 weeks 10+ miles a week of walking. So I've definitely kicked my butte into gear. I lost the 3 pounds I had gained and was in denial during winter months and now I've lost my first pound moving my ticker i... Read more
My DH has been blessed with high metabolism
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      2 comments

My DH has been blessed, as has both of my children. They have high metabolisms where you can literally sit next to them and feel the heat emitting from their body as they eat. Me - definitely the tortise in the family. My change in li... Read more
April was a good month
Thursday, April 30, 2009      2 comments

My weight fluctuated this month - overall I didn't lose any weight. I say that and you may wonder why April was a good month? It was good because I have increased my exercise. In fact my exercise I did in April = the first 3 months of thi... Read more
Marching forth to the big 5-0
Friday, April 24, 2009      7 comments

Sunday is the fateful day. I turn 50. I started this journey because I wanted to enter my 50's healthier, stronger with more energy. I definitely achieved that. I was obese and now I'm just slightly out of healthy range. I will get ther... Read more
It's the little things which can annoy you but also give you joy.
Thursday, April 23, 2009      4 comments

I have to tell you about my bobbin saga. 6 weeks ago I went and had my Pfaff machine serviced by an independent dealer. In doing so he commented that my bobbins are too tight. The tension of the bobbin itself was fine but when you put it ... Read more
Good start for the next week
Sunday, April 19, 2009      2 comments

Well nice gorgeous Sunday - 70 degree weather here. I got up and did 3.2 miles walking. I'm hoping to continue with my 10 miles per week. Getting a bit of a headstart on the weekend allows me to take shorter walks during the week when its ha... Read more
Got my 10 miles in this week
Thursday, April 16, 2009      3 comments

Ok - got my 10 miles in so I have 2 more days to add some gravy to my 10 miles. Interesting what used to be easy last year is now not so easy. Need to rebuild my stamina up!.... Read more
Another 2.5 miles
Monday, April 13, 2009      3 comments

Trying to keep myself honest - figured I'd post my progress. Total 5.5 miles this week so far.... Read more
Easter day
Sunday, April 12, 2009      0 comments

Started the day with a 3 mile walk. For some reason I had a hard time making myself walk today. But I did complete it. Off then to make baked ziti for the family Easter Egg hunt at my parents home. It was a grand time and I even tried th... Read more
3 days of exercising
Thursday, April 09, 2009      3 comments

Ok 3 days completed of exercising of 2+ miles a day. Currently at 9 miles for the week. Slow to get out of the house but once on the road no problem putting one foot in front of the other. Off to get a hair cut and drop a package in t... Read more
I confess...
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      6 comments

Confession is good for the soul. Well I confess, I have not been as diligent at exercising as I should. Although I would occasionally continue to do my strength exercises a couple times a week, I used the cold weather as an excuse to avoid my ... Read more
First week of Boot camp done!
Sunday, January 11, 2009      6 comments

Yes I completed all the exercises on the bootcamp. I've had my stability ball for about 9 months and these have definitely added a number of exercises which I never would have considered doing. I like the variety and the challenge. For th... Read more
My Weight Loss memory quilt is now posted
Friday, January 02, 2009      19 comments

My visual memory of my journey to a better health has finally completed. For those of you who have been reading my blogs on and off for the last year you will note that this has taken a long time to put together. I've had many contributions f... Read more
2009 Fitness minutes
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      4 comments

At the start of 2008 I did very little cardio and didn't even know what strength exercises were. I slowly built up both of these to help me get to the point of where I am today. I beat my initial yearly goal and then my 2nd yearly goal and fin... Read more

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