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I'm back! 4/25/2010
Sunday, April 25, 2010      4 comments

I have been "away" though NOT by choice! I have been having a dickens of a time with my computer and now after a few bit the dust! Now I have to wait to use my husbands...when he's home from his, it'll be a while before I... Read more
weigh in -week 9
Saturday, March 20, 2010      6 comments

Can't believe I've been doing this for 9 weeks...Made alot of friends which I'm so thankful for. I'm learning something new everyday about exercise or nutrition. I love the motivational stories, too. I've been working hard at this. This week I... Read more
Saturday, March 13, 2010      3 comments

I am a lucky "girl"! I'm married to a WONDERFUL( did I ever tell you how handsome he is?) man (36 yrs in August) and I have a very sweet son and daughter- in- law in Portland. We were invited to come down for my daughter- in law's 29th bday.... Read more
Walk/Run Challenge!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

Today I decided that I needed to set a goal for myself and I did. I started by doing a walk/run on the treadmill and covered 6 miles this morning! Most of the time I walked 5 minutes and then would run 5 minutes. Then after walk/running 3x I de... Read more
What a BEAUTIFUL day!
Saturday, March 06, 2010      1 comments

Boy, when the sunshine comes out here in the NW it feels like a miracle! I always take notice, a smile stays on my face ALL day...I love the sunshine & blue skies! It REALLY motivates me to get out there and go for a walk outside(usually it's J... Read more
Weigh in ***week 7***
Thursday, March 04, 2010      3 comments

OK, I haven't been as focused this week as I was preparing to fly out this coming weekend to Spokane because of my Mom's surgery. I did, however, exercise 6 days..but not as long as usual. I ate what I was suppose to and occasionally added a lo... Read more
Mom's surgery delayed indefinitely!
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      2 comments

Good news! her Dr thinks she's on the mend so he has cancelled the surgery. All of us are happy as there was no real guarantee that it was going to help her. She celebrated by having a glass of wine with a girlfriend! My sister and I are reliev... Read more
Another challenge is in my near future!
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      1 comments

My Mom, who is 81 yrs old, is having shoulder surgery on 3/8. It was a long time coming as she was injured while volunteering at a hospital in August in Spokane, Wa. She's been helping out at the hospital the last 4 yrs by taking the discharged... Read more
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

I have to share this with all of you...because sometimes everything seems just to fall into place and make it a sensational day. Today was that kind of day! My husband, who is an avid snow skier, wanted to take advantage of a forecasted sunny d... Read more
Life is good!...well some parts are a little #x!!**??!!!
Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

I've been reminicing about the last six weeks and how my weight loss has made me feel about myself, my strengths and weaknesses. I am so glad that I came across Spark people when I did as even though it's a program to help you lose's ... Read more
Weigh in- Week 6
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      5 comments

After enjoying a really wonderful weekend with my husband, son & daughter-in-law in sunny Newport, Or this past weekend I'm back to reality...miss the kids already!!! The coast was unseasonably warm & sunny EVERYDAY and we loved it! We went for ... Read more
Newport, Or ***Here we come!***
Thursday, February 18, 2010      2 comments

We're going away for a long weekend and staying at the beach with our son & daughter-in-law(who we adore). Wish me luck on finding somewhere I can get on SP so that I don't break my streak of tracking all the important keeps me moti... Read more
Weigh in-Week 5
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      2 comments

Another good week..full of healthy choices and lots of time at the gym...and the weight loss is slowing down as predicated...I had a 1 1/2 pound loss this week. Still smiling...I'll take it! That's 18 pounds so far and I'm a happy girl! Feeli... Read more
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 15, 2010      1 comments

As I had said in my previous blog, I made my husband 1 of his favorite meals 4 Valentine's day. It's a meal consisting of 2 receipes from Cooking Light magazine. I made 3 cheese penne with spinach, red peppers and mushrooms. It's very yummy howe... Read more
Double Cardio Day
Saturday, February 13, 2010      1 comments

Since my Valentine is out of town until tomorrow (3 nights gone this time) I decided to do an extra workout at the gym. Call me crazy but today I did 5 miles on the treadmill @ 4.3 mph for 72 minutes TWICE! Once at 8am and then at 2pm. Good for... Read more

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