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Keeping warm

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      1 comments

I have just discovered hunting socks in the sporting goods section of the discount stores. I don't hunt, so I'd never ventured up that aisle, before. Just happened upon it & noticed that they have a very nice selection of wool blend socks, for... Read more

Why am I bundled up more than everyone else?

Monday, November 17, 2014      2 comments

This is a pic from a 5K that I walked last March. There was still a little ice on our route, but, the snow was all gone. It was plenty cold, as this is Michigan. ... Read more

Less walks...

Saturday, November 01, 2014      2 comments

Before the weather got bitter cold, we were walking 3-5 miles, each day. Then, the cold & wind hit us. I'm lucky if I get 1 mile.....or 2. I bundle up. But, it reeks havoc with my sinuses.....I end up feeling head-achey, like I'm ill....but,... Read more

Ever amazed that you DIDN'T go over in calories??

Monday, October 27, 2014      2 comments

I went over my calories, yesterday. I thought, for sure, that today was going to be a calorie disaster. But, NOPE. I am pleasantly surprised! Every so often, DD asks to go to the coffee shop, with me. You know the kind. They sell latte... Read more

Restaurants & their calorie pitfalls

Friday, October 24, 2014      3 comments

There's a certain restaurant chain (that shall remain nameless) whose entrees & salads are as much as a days worth of calories. It was one of my favorite restaurants, until I heard that yucky bit of news. Family celebration brought us ri... Read more

The walks are working

Sunday, October 19, 2014      3 comments

It's a great motivator, to have DH taking an active role in all of this. We're going for walks, regularly. 2-5 miles, each day. Our biggest meal of the day is lunch. Later there is a dinner salad. Those salads really help us to keep wi... Read more

Even the dog is on a diet

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      2 comments

Our dog is not overweight, yet. But, she's getting pretty close! A month ago, she weighed in at 69-point-something (the most she has ever weighed.) Vet suggested we up her exercise & decrease the food. I've been meticulously measuring her fo... Read more

Extra motivation

Sunday, September 21, 2014      4 comments

I've been "trying" for 2 yrs to get myself "back on track" with tracking my food. DH decided to start paying attention to portion sizes, healthier food options & has started using SP for tracking. This is just the motivation I needed, I guess.... Read more

Walking buddies

Friday, September 19, 2014      2 comments

emoticon My dog is my walking buddy. She weighed in @ an all time high, this week. I was told to either lower h... Read more

Decisions & influences

Friday, August 29, 2014      2 comments

As much as 18 yrs ago, DD used to get sick with breathing issues, landing her in the hospital a couple of times. It always scared us quite a bit, of course. The last time that happened was 18 yrs ago. We hadn't known she was going to have an ... Read more

No fries, plz

Monday, August 25, 2014      3 comments

We went out to dinner for steak. Well, he had steak. I ordered a turkey & avocado sammich. We rarely eat out, but, were treating ourselves. I'm usually too quiet to ask what the alternatives are, instead of fries. But, this time I did... Read more

Foot Saga

Friday, August 15, 2014      2 comments

Quite a few months ago, I had WALKED a 5K, and gotten sore feet from it. I walk some everyday b/c of the dog. So, it took me completely by surprise that I would end up with sore feet. The balls of my feet felt bruised. It lasted a few weeks,... Read more

Nothing New Under the Sun

Friday, August 15, 2014      0 comments

As I've mentioned, we moved. I had to come up with new walking routes. The neighborhood is totally diff than the other. I wasn't sure where to start. Once I tracked the new routes, I realized that the distances of them are almost exactly the... Read more

New routes & new routines

Monday, July 28, 2014      2 comments

We had promised ourselves that we'd do more walking, after the house sold. But, you know how easy it is to make promises & not to actually keep them. I wasn't so sure this would be any different. Happy to say that DH has gone on some wa... Read more

Delete

Sunday, July 20, 2014      2 comments

How strange to delete all my walking routes, after we've moved. I had the mileages memorized. Now, it's time to make some new routes. emoticonRead more


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