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Friday morning
Friday, June 16, 2017      2 comments

I've been laying a bit low this week on Spark as I know the next weeks will be busy ones as we gear up to start the 5% Challenge. For those who have never led a team setting up the team page, sending out the team invitations when we get the tea... Read more
Late evening walk/lunch with DH
Friday, June 09, 2017      2 comments

DH and I have been enjoying the nice weather and later daylight hours with evening walks so last night we took off before sunset and decided to walk the river trail. We had tried another night but the mosquitoes were too bad, and then we tried ... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge
Thursday, June 08, 2017      4 comments

Want to lose 5% of your weight? Want to make new friends? Need a reason to exercise regularly? Need someone to be accountable to in your journey to a healthier lifestyle? Need motivation and encouragment? Are you able to weigh yours... Read more
Have you done your Will?
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      4 comments

We finished signing our wills today! Yea!! We did our first will after our son was born in 1986 in South Carolina. After we moved to Louisiana, while our children were still young, we had our will redone there. And that was a long time a... Read more
Evening Walks
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      6 comments

Since DH finally moved here permanently we've settled back into a nice routine. He gets home around 6:30-7:00 from work and we take an evening walk, some days at 7:30, others after 8:00. We have these nice arm bands that flash so we can be see... Read more
Been busy
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      3 comments

I've been busy and have just checked in daily to Spark and logged my points to the 5% team and added photos to the Shutterbugs and that's about it for Spark! 1. Having DH finally here has changed my schedule. He is working in Charlotte so... Read more
FitStar, Sworkit, and The Knee
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      5 comments

I've been doing great, well good, with the exercise lately. Until tonight. But first: FitStar... I love the FitStar app. The videos of the exercises are really good and you rate each exercise and it adjusts your program depending on how ... Read more
Busy Days
Saturday, April 29, 2017      3 comments

I've been MIA except for my daily 5% exercise/LTGL postings this week. It's been a busy week with DH arriving last Sunday evening and the unpacking and then doing my regular activities and putting away things he brought that pertain to me. Mos... Read more
Day 14 of 5% Challenge
Friday, April 21, 2017      1 comments

Worked around the house. Watched the house finches fix up the nest for their next batch of eggs. Laundry Took a walk by myself and then took the dog for a walk. Hmmm, must have been some other things that I accomplished today but I'm g... Read more
Day 13 of 5% Spring Challenge
Thursday, April 20, 2017      2 comments

Beautiful day today after two partly rainy overcast chilly days. Temps got up to 80 today. I ran an errand and the dog did not have an accident! I watched her go out in the yard prior to me leaving the house and checked to make sure the... Read more
Day 12 of 5% Challenge
Thursday, April 20, 2017      3 comments

Wednesday was a pretty good day. I worked out with FitStar doing a 30 minute cardio routine. I took the dog for a long walk in the evening and she actually looked like she was enjoying it a bit for the first time since her surgery. We ended u... Read more
Day 11 of Spring 5% Challenge
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      5 comments

So glad I'm not leading a team during this challenge! I've been a bit busy and haven't had much "team time" in a few days. Today was book club and we met in our neighborhood. I would have loved to have walked to the house but we had som... Read more
Days 7-10 of Spring 5% Challenge
Monday, April 17, 2017      4 comments

Weight today is 179.3! I have not been in the 170's since Aug of 2015! Now I am aware I could be back to 180 tomorrow as I tend to fluctuate up and down by about a pound depending on what I eat but this is the lowest I've been and I am happy! ... Read more
Day 6 of 5% Challenge
Thursday, April 13, 2017      5 comments

I had a third night of not quite restful sleep due to achy joints. Tylenol and dramamine helped a bit as did the heating pad. It was a gorgeous day here and I sat on the porch midmorning to finish my coffee. ... Read more
Day 5 of 5% Challenge
Wednesday, April 12, 2017      5 comments

Had a Newcomer's General Meeting today. The sandwiches were actually good (sometimes catered sandwiches can be okay) and I really like mine which was a chicken Mediterranean wrap. But I admit I indulged in some cookies. We had a guest s... Read more

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