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Monday, February 08, 2010      3 comments

Today I got home early because of a couple client cancellations due to the snow. So, I did my tv watching exercising (bicycling) already. I did not swim today I only water jogged because the person who gets me in and out of the pool had to lea... Read more


Friday, February 05, 2010      4 comments

Tonight when I got home from work and put my supper in the oven I sat down to get ready to peddle my butt on my cycler. I was getting ready to put on my tennis shoes and I put my head back and fell asleep. I woke up an hour later to the smell... Read more

No Pizza Tonight

Thursday, February 04, 2010      1 comments

I went to visit a friend who has been discharged from a month long stay in the hospital to a nursing home. My friend and I got there and she was talking like a magpie and happy as could be. When we had seen her in the hospital she was still a ... Read more

Looking forward to spring

Wednesday, February 03, 2010      2 comments

I read this article about how you could burn more calories doing winter activities but I can't do any of those things because of my arthritis. So, I guess I'll keep walking with my walker, swimming, bicycling, and doing some floor exercises and... Read more

Ground Hog Day!

Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

Did I tell you that I really don't like winter? It's true. I have arthritis. I hate cold. I don't like snow. But, I was raised in the midwest and my family is here. If I had my way I would win the lottery and move my whole family to Costa ... Read more

99 pounds and counting

Monday, February 01, 2010      13 comments

For the last 2 months I've been struggling with 12 pounds. I actually quit weighing myself. I have been exercising A LOT and I started over at step I with my spark program. I am now in Phase II and realize I have not ... Read more

Zucchini Ribbons instead of Pasta

Sunday, January 31, 2010      3 comments

I decided to develop a new recipe today because I am supposed to be measuring everything instead of guestimating. So, I measured everything in my new recipe and then I measured out the serving. This recipe serves 4 people. ... Read more

Saturday Night and gotta keep on trying

Saturday, January 30, 2010      2 comments

Time for the next step. Get off fast track and go to step 2 in spark program. I'm excited, scared, and hoping for the best. I still want to learn how to not expect perfection from myself. I think that's what gets me in trouble. Well, anothe... Read more

Friday night and I made it through 2 weeks of streaks

Friday, January 29, 2010      2 comments

Hooray! Ane I'm not going to stop here. Tomorrow I'll look at the next step in the program. I'm tired tonight. I didn't get to do the type of exercise I wanted to do todaoy because my helper did not show up again. Anyway, I bicycled and did ... Read more

Thursday and I put up a new picture!

Thursday, January 28, 2010      2 comments

Yes, one of the students took a picture of me while I was teaching class at House of Hope. Well, here it is; I'm actually smiling. The maintenance man took a picture of me in the swimming pool and I was smiling and waving but well, it turned o... Read more


Wednesday, January 27, 2010      4 comments

All is well. I got everything done in the bathroom. I went downstairs to the pool and did my floor exercises first and then I rolled into the pool and got 1 Hr worth of aerobic exercise done. Woo Hoo!!!!!!! Jem Read more

Hi everybody

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      3 comments

I'm up a little early today because the person who helps me with exercising and getting in and out of the pool said she would be here at 8:00 a.m. Well, it is 8:56 a.m. (spark time) and she's not here yet. But, I got up at 7:00 a.m. Ate my bre... Read more

Streak Still Going

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      3 comments

I'm getting ready to go teach class tonight (From Anger to Forgiveness) and I'm still maintaining my streak. I've exercised, talked good to myself, and recorded my food honestly. I'm so pleased that I can continue to do that. I have a swollen... Read more

Day 8 of streak

Monday, January 25, 2010      3 comments

I'm happy but I'm really tired tonight so I'm not going to say much. Had a couple clients cancel today so I had a lazy day but I'm exhausted. I even felt too tired to eat my supper after I cooked it. I ate a few bites and then put it away for... Read more

7 Day Streak Woo Hoo

Sunday, January 24, 2010      1 comments

This feels good to make it to day 7. Hooray! I was reading in my little devotional book today that I should have outrageous joy! Yep, that sounds good to me. I was surprised by the word outrageous but that is a good word I just never thought... Read more

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