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Why, oh why, don't I do this more often?
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      0 comments

I just completed Nicole's 7 minute upper body workout with the resistance bands. I have gotten SO out of the habit of exercise. I know I need to do it, but I just resist. Right now I feel so loose and relaxed I question my sanity that I don't ... Read more
I am Gloriously Uncoordinated!!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      3 comments

OK, here's the deal. I HATE to sweat! I HATE Cardio! Consequently, I avoid doing anything that makes me sweat! I have reached goal weight with the minimum of exercise. I am a 28 Day Boot Camp drop out. I regret that I didn't do as much stre... Read more
20,000 points!
Sunday, March 27, 2011      2 comments

I just passed 20,000 points and it is just a few days shy of my one year anniversary! I have surpassed my goal of 169 pounds and at 166.5, I am .5 pounds from becoming "normal" by my BMI! I am wearing size 10 jeans (Why doesn't SP let me make ... Read more
Blew it today
Sunday, February 27, 2011      3 comments

I was invited to go for lunch today to a restaurant what was closing after 10 years. (They lost their was still going strong) This was their last day. It was quite a popular restaurant to which I'd never gone. They had their menu p... Read more
Role Model? Who me?
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      1 comments

Once a month for the past 4 months, I meet 2 other ladies with whom I am on a committee to plan trips for our Seniors group at Church. It works out best for all of us to meet for breakfast to go over the trips and plans. The first 2 months, I ... Read more
Friday, February 04, 2011      7 comments

WooHoo! Today I met goal weight!! In anticipation of the event I've had the camera in the bathroom for a few days now, and I got a pedicure! (Pretty vain, huh?!! ... Read more
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      3 comments

Well, last Thursday was my retirement day from American Airlines. 11 years ago I was hired for the Reservations Department and was in the first graduating class of 2000. Before classes began they gave us about 200 airport codes to memorize. ... Read more
Retirement day/Goal met?
Thursday, January 27, 2011      1 comments

Well, it's just after midnight, so officially it is my retirement day! My goal was to reach ny goal weight by the day I retired. Well, the date moved up and I lowered the total loss goal. I am so very close to meeting the goal of 169 pounds. ... Read more
Feelin' SKINNY and lovin' SP!
Thursday, January 20, 2011      2 comments

What a magnificent day! Today, I am 2 pounds from my goal weight and 5 pounds from being able to say that I have gone from Obese, through Overweight on into the "Normal" zone! That's quite a feeling! I had several errands to run today, and at... Read more
Closet expansion
Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

As I am shrinking my closet is expanding!! When I built my house 11 years ago, I actually paid extra to have them add a garden tub with 6 jets. I pictures myself luxuriating in mounds of bubbles, relaxing like in the movies! Lit candles, a ... Read more
Hooray for me!
Monday, January 03, 2011      1 comments

Just crossed 15,000 points. Would have happened much sooner if I'd get off my butt and exercise more! I'm now on Day 3 of the 28 day challenge.... Read more
New Year, new goal
Sunday, January 02, 2011      2 comments

Back on April 1, 2010, my goal was to drop down 50 pounds and get to 159 pounds. I have been plugging along fairly steadily, despite several trips, but as I get closer to that 50 pound loss, I realize that perhaps a goal of 159 was realistic fo... Read more
Travel, Baking and Christmas plans
Monday, December 20, 2010      1 comments

Wow! Another month between blog posts. I guess it's just the demands of the season. From my last post till now has been kind of a whirl. My friend Edith came in from New Mexico for Thanksgiving. I cooked for the two of us and my 'cross the ... Read more
Messaging after almost a month off
Saturday, November 13, 2010      3 comments

Well, it's been a good long time since I've added anything on my blog. I finally broke below the 30 pound mark this morning! That is exciting! I will probably not attempt to reach my initial goal of another 20 pounds. At 62, that probably is... Read more
Activity level...HIGH!
Saturday, October 16, 2010      1 comments

Had our first really nice fall day today. Our summer was brutally hot and Fall has finally arrived! Thank you, God! I had 16 bags of mulch I needed to spread and lots of tidying up, dead heading and pruning that was way overdue. I went out a... Read more

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