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Settling in after my vacation.

Monday, April 16, 2012      6 comments

Well, hello to reality. I finally jumped on the scale. I waited a few days, until my usual Monday weigh in day. 4.5 pounds is ok I guess. Not much I can do about it now except lose it. I did my best and had 4 days out of 7 of eating within budge... Read more

Home from Paradise

Friday, April 13, 2012      5 comments

Well, back to life in Charlotte. I miss paradise already. I especially miss my son and DIL, and little Ingrid. We had such a good visit that we would probably move there if my son was planning on staying there after he gets his PhD. At any rate... Read more

Musings coming from the Inn in Honolulu.

Monday, April 09, 2012      4 comments

Thank you everyone who commented on my last blog about my issue with all the focus on food while here.What you all said made sense and I shared it with my hubby, So when I need it, he reminds me of what I told him you all said. Especially that t... Read more

First full day here, all about food so far.

Friday, April 06, 2012      5 comments

Hawaii is beautiful! Our first day here involved a lot of walking. We're staying a mile from my son's and we walk there in the morning. We walked around Manoa Valley and also Waikiki today. I got in 15,700 steps, but ate 2000 calories. 300... Read more

Hawai'i, here we come!

Tuesday, April 03, 2012      5 comments

It's almost here, my big trip! I am not sure if I'll get to log in, but on my iPhone I can do some things on SP. I just can't spin the wheel. My husband has to be able to use his computer for being in contact with work (yeah I know that sti... Read more

second Update on Coan, fellow Sparker

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      3 comments

I got to go see Coan today. You may remember me asking for prayers for her, for the crushed leg, having been pinned to IHOP. She is doing well. She's at her mother's house, since she can't get up and down the stairs at her own place. When she go... Read more

Hopped on a bike!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012      5 comments

I've been eyeing up my husband's bike this week, ever since my son dropped it off at the house on Saturday. I haven't got one of my own and usually the one or two we've had at the house are up on a bike rack, not tempting at all. But these few d... Read more

An uphill climb! and a big decision made.

Sunday, March 25, 2012      5 comments

We went to Asheville on Saturday. I was thinking that with the 2.5 hr drive each way and the visiting, I wouldn't get my exercising in for the day. Figured it would have to be a break day. But Abi, my 7 year old granddaughter, said to me when I ... Read more

Greenways are fun!

Thursday, March 22, 2012      2 comments

OH Happy Day! First thing this morning my daughter asked me to go on a walk with her on the greenway in the city. I was so excited to be able to exercise with her and get to see my grandbabies all at the same time! I had never walked on a... Read more

Trip to Hawai'i coming up soon!

Tuesday, March 20, 2012      6 comments

Hope you are all enjoying good weather like we are here. I needed to get my swim in for the week today. I did that, but I also decided it was so beautiful out I would also walk. Plus my pedometer was screaming at me to rack up some steps. It was... Read more

Full Day already, emotionally speaking, weight loss included!

Monday, March 19, 2012      3 comments

It's only 10 o'clock and I feel like it's 3 in the afternoon. Ok, I guess when you wake up at 4:45 instead of 7:30 more can happen by 10. I have no idea why I was wide awake so early after only sleeping 5.5 hrs, especially when I usually require... Read more

Good Morning!

Saturday, March 17, 2012      3 comments

Two of my grandkids are on their way here right now. Will be fun since the boy is 2.5 and the little girl is 13 mos. It's supposed to be 81 out today. They will play in the pea gravel we have in a fire pit area. We never bought the fire pit, bu... Read more

Turning out to be an awesome day!

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      2 comments

Didn't end up getting out for a walk or a swim yesterday. Went to help my daughter with her kids so she could go to the dr for her bronchitis. Had to work in the evening. Wasted whatever other time I had available in the day. So, today, bei... Read more

What do others think of my body? Who cares!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012      5 comments

Hi everyone, Had an appointment with my Dr today to check BP and get a lab sheet. My BP was great! 116/60. Walking and losing weight must be doing a lot of good! Tomorrow I should go to the lab to get my fasting cholesterol test done. It u... Read more

Update on Coan, fellow Sparker

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      4 comments

Just a note to update you on Coan's progress. She had surgery Monday to get plates and screws put in her femur. The dr was pleased with how well she's healing, but after surgery she had a hard time breathing and ended up with pneumonia. I visite... Read more

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