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Wednesday before Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 21, 2012      5 comments

Seems like all I've been reading about recently is what to eat and what not to eat for the big day tomorrow. Personally, I'm just going to enjoy the day with family. I can only eat so much before I'm full and I haven't gotten to the point of b... Read more

Two steps forward, 1 step back...but let's keep going

Wednesday, November 14, 2012      7 comments

It seems like I get going again and then WHAM! Something happens to set me back a little. I've been sticking with my workout plan and adding a little more with each accomplishment. With a-fib, your heart starts racing more than normal for no ... Read more

A wedding tonight

Friday, November 02, 2012      3 comments

I've been stressed because we have a wedding to go to tonight. It's not like we haven't had plenty of notice, but I never shopped for a dress I think because I've put on a few pounds and shopping is not all that much fun for me in general anywa... Read more

Happy Halloween! Thinking of Sandy survivors

Wednesday, October 31, 2012      3 comments

Ah...candy!! Well..we waited to buy candy until last night so it wouldn't be sitting here. And we bought types that I'm not crazy about so I won't sit here and eat it or even want to eat it. I'm not sure if we will even get a lot of kids toni... Read more

Did some garden clean up

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      6 comments

On Sunday and after work yesterday I did some garden cleaning. My bulb bed was a mess..neglected for a few seasons. I dug it all up and replanted the best looking bulbs. Sadly I accidentally destroyed some of my tulip bulbs with my shovel and... Read more

Happy Friday

Friday, October 19, 2012      11 comments

Today I'm planning to go do my volunteer work at the local animal shelter after work. It's something I look forward to every week. The place is FULL of dogs and cats right now. They are working hard to try to get them adopted because they jus... Read more

I feel much better!

Monday, October 15, 2012      4 comments

I'm so glad my cold didn't last long! I feel much better today. Yup..I ate a lot of fruits and veggies, drank a lot of water, and since it all seemed to just be a stuffy nose, I kept exercising. Read more

Rainy day

Friday, October 12, 2012      4 comments

and I'm getting another stupid cold! What is it with that??? I seem to get a cold every other month any's really annoying. I know I don't get enough rest...but who can rest these days? Every day is busy...and I don't mean in a bad ... Read more


Monday, October 08, 2012      6 comments

Some people have off today, but not me. I could take it off if I wanted to, but it's quiet at work with many off so it's kind of nice. Today I'm thinking about my mother in law. She had knee replacement surgery last week and over the week... Read more


Friday, October 05, 2012      6 comments

It's Friday! I like Friday, but I love Saturday! It's usually the only day I don't have a schedule to follow and can do what I want to do. It's been a good week. I'm kind of starting over here. I have gotten out of the early-morning e... Read more

Dreaming big!

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday, my musician nephew left New York State to move to Austin, TX, to give his love for playing music and writing songs a real chance. He's been quite successful locally, but he wants to do something bigger! Getting into the music indust... Read more

100,000 minutes of fitness!

Thursday, September 20, 2012      5 comments

Wow! I can hardly believe that! I hit 100,000 fitness minutes!! I used to be very athletic "back in the day" but as I got older and more settled I stopped doing everything. But one day I got a kick in the butt to get off of that butt and g... Read more


Thursday, August 02, 2012      6 comments

I love seeing others accomplish so much here. It's very motivating to me. Almost every day I go to the Sparkpages tab and read some of your stories. It's truly amazing what successes many people have, both small and big. I had a success thi... Read more


Saturday, April 21, 2012      3 comments

I'm pumped! Thursday and yesterday I attended a class put on by American Humane regarding sheltering companion animals during a disaster. I went for my CART (County Animal Response Team) training, but as of January I also became a Red Star Tea... Read more


Thursday, January 26, 2012      4 comments

I'm doing pretty good with the 3 goals I set for myself. I slip up a little on the snacking after dinner goal, but not bad...I'm not snacking like I was before! I have been exercising 3 days a week...maybe not early in the morning, but at some... Read more

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