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Day 359-Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 22, 2012      3 comments

It's another sunny day here in Western Iowa. The temps are a little cooler than yesterday, but still nice. I got out for a walk with my daughter. We went for one mile in 20 minutes. A back ache is slowing me down this week, but I'm still get... Read more

Day 358

Wednesday, November 21, 2012      4 comments

I went for a walk with my seven year old daughter today. She kept up really well. We went 1.35 miles in 28 minutes and there were lots of hills. We went up to the cemetery again and said some prayers together. It sure is warm out here in Wes... Read more

Day 357- Gorgeous day!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012      5 comments

What a beautiful morning here in western Iowa! The sun is shining and not a cloud in the sky. It's a little brisk out there, temps are in the 30s. Hubby and I bundled up and went for a walk first thing after the kids went off to school. I'm ... Read more

Days 354, 355, 356 & Date Night with Hubby!

Monday, November 19, 2012      3 comments

Yes, my streak is still going. I'm just working a lot, so I'm not always able to get on Spark People. Saturday (354)- We had two basketball games through the day. One was twenty minutes west of us, the other was 30 minutes east. It ki... Read more

Day 353-Slept hard!

Friday, November 16, 2012      4 comments

I slept hard last night, and again this morning after everyone left for work and school. I think I got ten hours total sleep! Feeling good today, and the weather is nice, so I went for a long walk. My knees haven't felt the best, so I'v... Read more

Day 352-Soooooooooo tired

Thursday, November 15, 2012      5 comments

Wow! I am really tired! I worked until midnight at my Omaha job last night, then turned around and worked at 7:45am at my small town job. Not much sleep in between. I managed surprisingly well at work today and felt pretty alert. After work... Read more

Day 351- A good walk on a sunny day

Wednesday, November 14, 2012      3 comments

I finally squeezed in a longer walk today. After napping again, not quite as long as yesterday, I got my day started. I feel pretty good. I managed 1.8 miles today in 35 minutes. I'm working so many hours that I've decided I need to take bac... Read more

Days 348, 349 & 350

Tuesday, November 13, 2012      3 comments

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday aren't stellar exercise days for me, but I got my ten minutes in all the same. All three days were ten minutes on the elliptical. My body seems pretty worn out, so I probably couldn't handle much more, even if I had ... Read more

Day 347-Similar to yesterday

Saturday, November 10, 2012      3 comments

Wow! Was is gorgeous outside today! When I went for my walk it was sunny and 72 outside. My 13 year old daughter and I walked up to the cemetery again for a total walk of about 1.2 miles. I was so depressed that I had to come to work. I rea... Read more

Day 346

Friday, November 09, 2012      4 comments

Only had time for a short walk today. It ended up being 0.9 mile, but has large hills. I walked to the cemetery. November is a special month for Catholics to pray for the deceased. Our cemetery here in my small town has Gingko trees. The le... Read more

Day 345 of 10 min of exercise/day (522 miles on foot this year)

Thursday, November 08, 2012      3 comments

It's another sunny day here in western Iowa, so I went outside for my workout. I was able to get in a longer walk/jog since I don't have to work tonight. I went four miles in 67 minutes: 0.5 mile walk, 0.75 mile jog, 0.75 mile walk, 1 mile jo... Read more

Day 344

Wednesday, November 07, 2012      3 comments

It's another sunny day here in Iowa. It's also a little less windy than yesterday. I went for a walk/jog today. Thankfully, my shins felt great and there were no ownerless dogs to bother me on my trek. 0.5 mile walk/0.75 mile jog/0.25 mi... Read more

Day 343-WooHoo! Level 16 trophy!

Tuesday, November 06, 2012      2 comments

Today has been a great day so far! I actually slept through the night. I believe it was seven straight hours of sleep. That never happens. I usually wake up at least once. I stayed up, no nap, and got a lot of things done: the checkbook, a... Read more

Day 342 and the play

Monday, November 05, 2012      3 comments

Part of what made last week so busy was that my two oldest boys, Mikey (16) and Patrick (14) were both in the high school play, "Life with Father." Mikey only had a cameo appearance as Dr. Somers. Patrick played Whitney, the son who was studyi... Read more

Days 338-341 Yes, my streak is still going, barely!

Sunday, November 04, 2012      4 comments

338-Thursday, Nov 1st-This was a very busy day. After staying up late for Halloween the night before, we had work and school for everyone. Then after work I took a quick ten minute walk before rushing to get ready for church. November 1st is ... Read more


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