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My Valentine's Day/Early B-Day Gift to myself.
Thursday, February 16, 2012      2 comments

I have been wanting a Heart Rate Monitor for a while. I just wasn't sure about what brand and some of the ones I have seen were a little intimidating and pricey. The last time I was at The Sports Authority, I saw a HRM by New Balance that I ... Read more
The Evils of Kona Winds and Auntie Flow
Sunday, February 12, 2012      2 comments

Well, the past week has been rough. I write my blog entries over the course of Friday, Saturday, and, if it is long, Sunday. When I am caught up with my work, I type them out as a word document. I save and revise as I go, and then copy and pa... Read more
January in Review
Saturday, February 04, 2012      1 comments

The first month of 2012 has come and gone. Time to evaluate how I did with my goals, and to add two new ones for February. January Goals: 1. Drink 80oz of water per day- 93% 2. Walk on my days off (4 days per week)- 93% 3. Get at le... Read more
The Week In Review: Jan 16-22
Saturday, January 21, 2012      2 comments

Well, another week down and I am seeing progress. I still do not have a working computer at home, but there is a light at the end of that tunnel. I was clearing out my files, and I found a service contract for the computer, and it is still val... Read more
A New Year
Sunday, January 15, 2012      3 comments

The last three months have been a rollercoaster for me. There have been changes that really have affected my routine and it has caused a BIG back slide, but I am taking steps to over come the obstacles in my path, both physical and mental. My ... Read more
Labels...Read Them
Friday, September 16, 2011      1 comments

I love my Mom, I really do. There are times, though, when I want to take her by the shoulders and yell at her to "Pay attention to what's going on around you!" She came home from work last night and announced she had to go to Safeway to ge... Read more
A Question For Other Former Smokers
Thursday, September 15, 2011      10 comments

I know that when you quit smoking, your sense of tastes is supposed to get better, but what I have noticed is my sense of SMELL has become more acute. Has any one else noticed this after quitting? Working as a Nursing Assistant, I am expos... Read more
Accomplishments and Giving Back
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      2 comments

First, a big emoticon for the start of week 4 of my life ... Read more
Accomplishments and Giving Back
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      0 comments

First, a big emoticon for the start of week 4 of my life ... Read more
Yahoo, I can roll again.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      0 comments

So, I was finally able to replace the inner tube on my bike. I am very happy! emoticon I have missed riding, and ... Read more
Progress and Remembrance.
Sunday, September 11, 2011      2 comments

It's been a good week. I mostly stayed at the lower range of my calorie goals, I exercised, and I am still tobacco free. I am down 1.2 lbs. That makes a total of 16.2 lbs since I started. ... Read more
Once in a While
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      2 comments

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!
Saturday, September 03, 2011      2 comments

What a day! emoticon 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.
Thursday, September 01, 2011      1 comments

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
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      1 comments

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

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