Once in a While
Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day. Holidays that we observe in the US that have become synonymous with picnics and barbecues and celebrating Summer. Getting together with friends and family, socializing, and enjoying food.
My fa... Read more
And I wanted to work!
What a day!
I was scheduled to work Day Shift, but with the hospital census being down, I have been cance... Read more
Stepping into September and Loosing the Coffin Nails.
Well, August was a month full of ups and downs. I started the month off strong; cardio every day, tracking my food, and I added strength exercises. I participated in The American Heart Association Heart Walk with my co-workers, and the big one... Read more
I hate it when plans go awry. Today is strength day, so I usually ride my bike for my cardio. I need to go into town to run errands and pay bills, so I decided to pack my bike on the bus and use it to get around town instead of hopping on and ... Read more
Well, now I know why I have been feeling so drained for the last few days. I did errands after work today, and it was after 11am by the time I got home. I was just going to take a short nap, then get up and exercise and clean house. I ended u... Read more
Weight down, two days of rest.
Today was weigh in day, I am down to 164 lbs, that leaves 2 more pounds to lose to meet my Sept 5 goal.
I did take 2 days off from exercising. I have just felt so exhausted since Saturday, plus my knees were trying to lock up when I wal... Read more
Friday and Saturday
The last two days have been hectic. Friday I was up at 5am. We had a committal ceremony for my Uncle Stephen scheduled at 11am, and my Mom decided that once her car-pool riders were dropped off at work, she did not want to go back home before ... Read more
I have lost 10lbs since I stared July 5th. ... Read more
A Small Vent
I share a house with my parents, not an unusual circumstance in Hawaii. For years we have all pitched in with the cooking, and the trend was to cook what tastes good, not what is necessarily what was good for us. we have been slowly modifying ... Read more
Caution: Mo'o X-ing
I walk or ride my bike every day. The route I take follows Farrington Hwy, which is a four lane highway and is the main thoroughfare through 'Oahu's west coast.
The speed ... Read more
Earworm, a loan translation of the German Ohrwurm, is a portion of a song or other music that repeats compulsively within one's mind, put colloquially as "music being stuck in one's head."-Wikipedia
I think those of us who struggle with liv... Read more
So, I was feeling a little a little down after my last weigh in and working on getting my spirits up. I have been reading blogs and working the site, and it has helped, but something said by a co-worker eventually made my day.
A couple of ... Read more
Week 3...starting to drift.
This past week has been a struggle. I don't know why. I am determined to get back , but that evil voice is starting to whisssperr.
My problem wasn't that I ate all the time, it was what I ate when I finally remembered to eat. *psst--t... Read more
Because it was on sale...
Famous last words that used to be spoken by my Papa on a regular basis. A little background first. Mom married the man I call my Papa when I was 16. He is Hawaiian-Chinese and a wonderful, loving man. When the Chinese first came to Hawaii t... Read more
I had errands to run in town today, and since I don't have a car, that means an hour and 15 minutes on the bus, minimum. So I am waiting at the stop listening to the radio on my iPod, and the DJ starts talking about collecting things, and what ... Read more