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The Never-ending blog
Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

Today I'm doing an experiment in motivating myself. I will be adding to this blog all day as part of a running accountability list. AM - Woke up for the final time at 7:30 am. I slept fairly well for me last night. I only got up tw... Read more
Friday's Fancies
Friday, August 31, 2012      0 comments

Today we put out stuff bright and early for our garage sale. All of our customers came in the morning. The afternoon was dead. I hope that since tomorrow is Saturday we'll get more customers. I started to get tired and grumpy in the afte... Read more
Thursday Thoughts
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

Magnesium and stretching got me over yesterday's abdominal "charley horse". Today is a much better day. Which is good, because we're having a yard sale tomorrow and the next day. My 10 year old daughter is doing the bulk of the work. W... Read more
Wednesday Whimperings
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      2 comments

Today is a sucky day. Stop reading now if you only want rainbows and sunshine. My muscles like to cramp randomly. If they cramp, it is in a deathgrip that is only released after days of anti-inflammatories, extra magnesium, and stretching... Read more
Tuesday Twitterings
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      3 comments

After one week of camp food and no planned exercise (but lots of walking back and forth), I only gained one pound! Today's health goals: Eat clean. It is already 3:15 and I've already bombed on this goal because my daughter tried ou... Read more
Monday, August 27, 2012      2 comments

After camp, you should have seen how tired all the camp staff were. Kids were pretty tired too. I have been sleeping, and sleeping and sleeping whenever I can. I know from doing some reading, that sleep is a busy time for your brain and... Read more
Slowly Getting Back into the Swing of Things
Sunday, August 26, 2012      5 comments

I knew that I would be tired after camp, so my goal had been to get today's Bible Club lesson done before I went. Except that I was so tired and busy trying to get ready to go to Bible camp that I wasn't able to finish the lesson. Last night I... Read more
I'm back from camp
Sunday, August 26, 2012      4 comments

Hello, everyone. I am home. The car is unpacked. The first load of laundry is running. My suitcase has been unpacked. I am tired but doing fine. We are all tired. To let you know just how tired we are, we were driving on the freeway on the way h... Read more
I'm Going AWOL for a Week
Saturday, August 18, 2012      4 comments

I'm going to be busy today packing up our family for a week long Bible camp. Tomorrow we'll leave directly from church to drive 3 hours to the camp. I'm all ready to teach 10 hours of Bible lessons to 9 - 12 year olds. My husband is still wo... Read more
Don't Let Your Flare Get You Down
Friday, August 17, 2012      0 comments

My body doesn't handle heat very well. I've puffed up like the Stay-Puft marshmallow man. Along with all the swelling comes pain. But I won't let my flare get me down. It takes extra concentration to try and block out the pain but I'm stayin... Read more
Modification? What Modification?!
Thursday, August 16, 2012      2 comments

Tonight in Zumba, our instructor asked me and another lady to lead a song with her. Zumba songs can have slightly different choreography depending on instructor so I carefully tried to watch her to see what moves she used. At the end of class ... Read more
The Trouble with Mary
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      3 comments

Little 4 year old Mary wasn't quite so cute last night when her mom let her free range in Zumba class. The instructor had to bring her up to the front to be safe, while mouthing to me "where is the mother?" After one song up there I could see th... Read more
There is Something About Mary
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      3 comments

Last night at cardio kickboxing/ boot camp, we had an unexpected visitor. A little 4 year old girl came running in, asked our instructor if she could "do that too" and proceeded to copy us. Her mother came running in shortly afterward to try an... Read more
Zumba Pin Ball
Monday, August 13, 2012      2 comments

No, there is not another kind of Zumba out there. We have a variety of people participating in Zumba and other fitness classes. On Saturday we had a man who comes on occasion. I honestly wouldn't have even noticed him except that in the cours... Read more
Being Selfish
Sunday, August 12, 2012      1 comments

I need to be more selfish. I need to think about keeping my body healthy. I need to selfishly give away the pound cake instead of giving in to pressure to take it home. I need to selfishly say no to the food that I crave but is not good for m... Read more

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