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Thursday, January 29, 2015      9 comments

The last two days were days off from work. Tuesday was the Blizzard of 2015 - in my opinion- nothing like the Blizzard of 1978. It snowed from Monday night to Wednesday morning. Total count in my town was about 34". It's unbelievable when you se... Read more

Saturday Update

Saturday, January 24, 2015      12 comments

Last week was a busy one. I am working on documentation for a highly visible project and I had to get an almost-draft ready so my manager could hold it up at a steering comm. meeting and say "see." Had my head to the grindstone first part of the... Read more

Numbers Don't Lie - What kind of results do you expect?

Sunday, January 18, 2015      8 comments

Do you know the big picture? What are your numbers to succeed? I feel like I've been coasting along. Eating right (well mostly), working out (well sort of), and drinking... Read more


Thursday, January 15, 2015      4 comments

I had a pretty good week so far with fitness and food, although I've been over my range many days. Many of my sins have been taken away with exercise. emoticonRead more

Rocked the First Day of Challenge

Saturday, January 10, 2015      9 comments

Today was the first day of the 5% challenge and I ROCKED it!! Still working on my meal plan but have it about half done for the week. Worked out early. 70 minutes of aerobics and stretching. Ran out to get some more veggies so I am wel... Read more

Good on Exercise and OK on Food

Thursday, January 08, 2015      6 comments

I am trying to get back into the groove. I feel like I do well for a week and then start sliding. I never totally go off track but I'm still frustrated by my actions. ...Read more

Getting Ready

Saturday, January 03, 2015      7 comments

I signed up for the 5% Challenge here on SP. I tried it a few years back and was unsuccessful due to many factors. Now is the time. I am ready to change! I know ... Read more

Welcoming 2015

Thursday, January 01, 2015      7 comments

I am happy that it is 2015!! Those that follow my life know that 2014 was a horrible year for me and many friends and coworkers. I am happy to bid it good riddance and mo... Read more

Christmas with my brother

Sunday, December 28, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday was a low key day. Cleaned up a bit at home, made some carrot soup, relaxed. We walked down to my aunt/uncle's to visit and see their Christmas tree. The weather was nice here yesterday. Not so much today. Last night we went ... Read more


Saturday, December 27, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday was a lazy day. Yah! Lounged around in the morning mostly, putting away some dishes, etc. from Christmas. Still need to put the table back to its normal state (remove leaves/pads). Went for a long walk with hubby. We were go... Read more

Another Christmas

Friday, December 26, 2014      3 comments

I cannot believe that another Christmas has come and gone. The first without my mother. It was very tough at times but I got through it knowing that she is in a better place now. We hosted dinner for my aunt/uncle and cousin and his family... Read more

Doing Well

Tuesday, December 23, 2014      5 comments

I am doing well this week on all fronts. I've been exercising and watching calories. Also checking things off my list. See The List blog if you want to know. I am on schedule. I had a simple, delicious breakfast this morning. It was sa... Read more

Weekly Recap 12-20-14

Sunday, December 21, 2014      6 comments

I have been struggling with choices and amounts the last few months. When I get in a good groove, it doesn't seem to last long. I know that this time of year is hard with extra temptations so I decided to list all the numbers and see where the p... Read more

The List

Saturday, December 20, 2014      6 comments

The crunch has begun and at the risk of forgetting something in my cluttered head I have developed THE LIST. It is hanging on the fridge. Already I am behind as yest... Read more


Sunday, December 14, 2014      6 comments

Nothing too exciting going on. Lots to do and getting done. Work is crazy and not a lot of down time. I use to have a minute to think on occasion and I could make a list, look something up, go for a little walk, but mostly I sit at my desk ... Read more

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