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Bridal shower today

Sunday, May 01, 2016      10 comments

Happy May Day! I sort of forgot that today was May Day. We used to deliver May baskets to friends and neighbors when we were young. Did anyone else remember doing this? Today was also one of my nephew's birthday. He turned 19 - same... Read more

Changes . . .

Tuesday, April 26, 2016      7 comments

Count down to Sarah's wedding is now under 5 weeks. Time is flying!!!! My exercise program is going well. My Metabolic Prime exercise system is now 5 weeks in (though I've been going for 7 weeks - I repeated the first week for 3 weeks - s... Read more

Phase 2

Wednesday, April 20, 2016      8 comments

I've been doing a workout program called Metabolic Prime. It's composed of 4 DVD's that we work through in order. I haven't looked ahead but I believe each DVD is a different Phase that is composed of workouts A, B & C. Phase 1 goes 3 weeks (... Read more

Oh well, let me tell you about what's been going on . . .

Monday, April 11, 2016      9 comments

CRAZY!! That's what work has been like lately. Work has been so nuts lately that I'm just basically getting by this week of work. I have 2 nights left for work in my week and I am already SO READY for my week to be done. We bought a us... Read more

Yoga -

Tuesday, April 05, 2016      10 comments

Hummmm . . . bought myself a couple of Yoga DVD's today while I was out and about. 6pm on Mondays is a tough time for me to commit to and that's the time that is on the schedule at my gym. I found a couple of beginner-type of exercise videos t... Read more

A long walk yesterday

Sunday, April 03, 2016      8 comments

Had my 2nd Pilates class on Wednesday and, although it was hard, I really am enjoying the challenge. An extra benefit was that my abs didn't hurt this week like they did last week for a couple of days after. I'd like to try to get to the Yoga ... Read more

Intro to Pilates

Wednesday, March 23, 2016      11 comments

Today was my first attempt at Pilates. I changed gyms so that I could be closer to home (1/2 mile away!!!) and their yoga and pilates classes kind of mesh with my schedule. I tried to make the first week of a 6-week Pilates class last Wednesda... Read more

Kitty update

Wednesday, March 23, 2016      10 comments

Just in case anyone was wondering - the kitty had his blood drawn on Monday and the vet called today. His thyroid marker was >20 initially and was 10.5 yesterday. He's also up from 5.9 pounds to 7.5 pounds. Things are definitely going in the ... Read more

Feeling better, kitty's doing good and I'm a new gym member

Sunday, March 13, 2016      6 comments

I've recovered from that nasty virus that hubby and I both had. It pretty much took my 5 nights that I worked PLUS my 5 nights off before I felt better. It took lots of water, Puffs Plus Lotion to baby my nose (generic Kleenex at work just did... Read more

An end-of-the-season cold sets in - YUK!

Wednesday, March 02, 2016      8 comments

It's been a busy week for me. Tonight's my last night of work for the week - day 5 - my Friday! emoticon ... Read more

Moving forward

Saturday, February 27, 2016      13 comments

Things have improved greatly in regards to my sore ribs. I was able to work out with a lighter version of things with my personal trainer last Friday (finally!!) - she incorporated some things to help me keep my balance while working out and ke... Read more

February 8 - keeping on keeping on

Monday, February 08, 2016      8 comments

I'm still just doing my gazelle and walking right now. I am able to sleep without taking ibuprofen or tylenol, I just have to sleep on my left side (without tipping over or I hurt) or on my back with a pillow held against my right side. I gue... Read more

Things are improving in regards to my bruised ribs

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      9 comments

My ribs are slowly but surely healing. I still find myself having to breathe through doing things right handed, like opening a door or reaching up into a cupboard, because there is still a stab of pain that hits. Also, it's hard laying down in... Read more


Wednesday, January 27, 2016      12 comments

I took a spill on the ice on Monday afternoon. Hubby and I were going to go to eat with some friends of mine from work and we decided to shovel the little bit of snow we had before leaving. I was doing the back patio and slipped on hidden ice.... Read more

Things are progressing for me

Monday, January 18, 2016      7 comments

One more week of having our dear daughter home with us. Life gets crazy while she's here since she brings along her 80 pound Golden Retriever puppy. I guess he's a year old now so no longer a puppy but he still thinks he weighs about 20 pounds... Read more

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