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Container Gardening
Thursday, July 19, 2012      3 comments

Finally last night and this morning it has rained here in South Central Michigan. I am so thankful for it. When I arrived home last night from work the buckets I keep under a leaking eaves trough were full. Yeah! Now I'll be able to water my con... Read more
Found Pedometer
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      1 comments

It was right where I left it yesterday. I found it when I was getting ready for bed. Both pedometers were still fastened to the waistband of the shorts I'd worn to bed the other night. Whew! I'm so glad I found them and am wearing them today. Ye... Read more
Lost Pedometer
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      4 comments

This morning I put on the two pedometers and somewhere between there and here I lost them. I sat up on the edge of my bed, attached the two pedometers to my undies, set off for the bathroom and somehow lost them during the 25 or so steps to the ... Read more
Weigh In wha hoo!
Sunday, July 15, 2012      7 comments

I'd already eaten breakfast and drank a 32 ounce glass of water when I went to weigh in at the local Medical WEight Loss Clinic. I weighed in with my shoes on and without using the restroom. I weighed 420.0. Yeah!! I went to the restroom and the... Read more
More than 5800 steps yeah
Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday, I walked over 5800 steps. In the morning I went to the gym and tried to walk a 20 minute mile. I could not, but I did walk for 10 solid minutes. Yeah!!! Today, I'm wearing the Nintendo Walking Coach pedometer and the one from wo... Read more
Over 1100 steps since 1:15 today
Friday, July 13, 2012      4 comments

Today at work, a member of the Henry Ford Hospital team came in and spoke to a pre-registered group about walking more. We were given pedometers and a journal in which to keep track of our daily steps. I've been trying to walk more for the past ... Read more
Over 3000 steps yesterday
Friday, July 13, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday I am so thrilled to report that I accomplished the goal of walking 3000 steps--actually a bit over--for the day. Today I'm wearing the Nintendo Walking Coach device, which will track my steps and when I took them. It's a great investme... Read more
Walked over 2600 steps today
Thursday, July 12, 2012      4 comments

I just checked my monitor for the day and so far I've walked over 2600 steps during the course of the work day.... Read more
Nintendo and Weight Loss
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      3 comments

Today, I'm wearing my walking tracker on my bra (I don't have a pocket in which to put it). It's from the Nintendo Walking something or other game piece thingy. Well, that was clear wasn't it. In other words I don't remember the name of this dev... Read more
Homemade Maynaise
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      1 comments

I was looking for a light version of maynaise and found this. I wonder if I only added 1/4 cup of oil (olive oil) would it still taste good? Homemade Maynnaise Makes about 3/4 cup To Make Traditional Egg Yolk Mayonnaise: 1 lar... Read more
walked 700 steps
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      6 comments

Just came in from break. I walked over 700 steps and a total of 10 minutes!! Yeah me~!!! :) I am so thrilled. This is the longest I've walked in a while. Feels good to try exercising again. My right leg and right under belly area started hurti... Read more
Cedar Point Amusement Park
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      0 comments

Cedar Point Amusement Park is one mile long from the front entrance to the furthest back ride. Now that I know how long it is I know how far I must be able to walk on the treadmill. I need to work up to doing 1 mile (and then 2 if I want to ever... Read more
Greenfield Village Goal
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      4 comments

So I need to walk more, that's a given, but in order to do this I need to have a goal--something to reach for--something with an end in sight. I was explaining to my friend at work, Jenna, that I need to have a goal in order to take losing weigh... Read more
Frozen Yogurt recipe
Monday, July 09, 2012      4 comments

2 over-ripe bananas peeled, sliced thin, and frozen 2 cups frozen raspberries 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt Directions Place the frozen bananas and berries in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth. Add the ... Read more
No Gasteric Bypass for me
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      6 comments

I haven't had the operation nor do I want it. I'm trying to lose weight naturally--eating better foods and moving more. I shared the info about the diet because I wanted to find it easily especially the recipe for cake. Mmmmm cake!! I love cake-... Read more

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