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Tuesday, July 12, 2011      2 comments

and it helps me lose weight. The main factor is staying on my feet more instead of sitting here at the computer, though when my husband and I are working, that's necessary. Our latest job was officially ended Sunday, when we e-mailed the invoice... Read more

Back home...

Tuesday, June 28, 2011      2 comments

after being gone about 12 days. I came home with a cold and feeling tired, but am anxious to get back on the exercise track. Walked when I could, took the stairs up and down six hotel flights, ate what I wanted. No weight gain, which is great! ... Read more

Not a good time...

Tuesday, June 14, 2011      3 comments

To write a blog. I have a new meeting place to find for my herb club, we're leaving in two days to visit my daughter, and my husband is outside carefully scraping off all the mulch I've been adding to the patio beds in back. He does have a good ... Read more

First week of the May BootCamp

Saturday, May 07, 2011      3 comments

Goal for calories burned per week: 650 (based on my initial settings) Actual calories burned: 1373. Did the video workout by Ms. Nicole every day. Even not up to max... Read more

My Dear Son

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      4 comments

has joined me in this challenge (Spring into Shape Bootcamp). He's much more fit than I am, being a former street hockey player and always pretty active. However, he's been... Read more


Saturday, April 23, 2011      3 comments

Though I'm still "working on" making it a daily habit, I'm already reaping the benefits. As always this time of year, I've been doing a bunch of gardening, and have not been having the soreness that usually follows this seasonal change in activi... Read more

Earth Day

Friday, April 22, 2011      1 comments

Today is Earth Day, and I've gone forward and backward. Forward, in that I'll soon have a rain-catching barrel at one corner of the house, to capture some of that water off the roof, hopefully to be the first of maybe a couple more. Backwa... Read more

Things I'm discovering:

Thursday, April 07, 2011      5 comments

1. My weight can fluctuate as much as a pound from one day to the next, influenced by both salt and how many carbs I ate the previous day. 2. Full meals, with meat and at least 2 vegetables, satisfy my body for a long period of time. 3. Graz... Read more


Monday, March 21, 2011      6 comments

I belong to a herb club, and love to grow and use herbs of all kinds. [By the way, the official correct pronunciation is with the "h" clearly said. We're finally joining the rest of the world.] Tell me how you use herbs in your cooking, especial... Read more

Corned beef

Friday, March 18, 2011      3 comments

proved to cause a pound weight gain yesterday. Since I exercised and didn't go over my calorie limit, I'm assuming the gain is caused by salt intake. I'm trying for this not to discourage me, but the consequences of weighing every day is that th... Read more

Cooked in the squat!

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      3 comments

If you're familiar with Zig Ziglar, you know what that means. Basically.... to get ready to commence to begin to think about starting perhaps someday to do SOMETHING, and like a biscuit getting ready to rise, you get stuck in that beginning posi... Read more

Zumba in Curves

Thursday, March 10, 2011      7 comments

I'll be starting next week. My local Curves initiated it this week, but I've been inactive lately, and didn't want to jump in "full hog," which is how I've been injuring myself this past year. The cycle of vacation and little activity, then back... Read more

Another good day

Saturday, March 05, 2011      3 comments

My husband and I are both engaging in our hobbies today. He's fixing my serger. I went to his workroom right now, and my serger has been transformed into some robotic monster. So glad when he gets my serger's "clothes" back on. I'm cutting... Read more

The sweet demon

Friday, March 04, 2011      5 comments

Maybe it was 'cuz we were in the mountains, but I got way off track in Tennessee at the quilting retreat. Ate every dessert I was hungry for... sometimes second helpings. Desserts are my biggest enemy; my diet otherwise is a very good one. I've ... Read more

Home again.... and leave again

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      4 comments

Just home from Atlanta, to see our new grandson (will add pictures when I can); leaving on a quilt retreat tomorrow. Haven't entered food for 3 days, which is very unusual for me. I did take my laptop, but only had limited time to log on. Wanted... Read more

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