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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
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!
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Not a good time...
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
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
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
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
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:
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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