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Gained 12 pounds!!!
Thursday, October 22, 2015      0 comments

Don't get too excited. I had a Congestive Heart Failure episode and gained 12 pounds over four days. I am not sure what I ate but it must have been loaded with sodium. Matt and I both pondered over what it could have been. I put down everyth... Read more
I met the woman I want to become today
Monday, September 21, 2015      2 comments

Well, actually she was a 19 year old girl. I was working out at the Quincy University weight room where I do my water exercise before class. We notice this young lady doing leg exercises doing 110# pounds of weight. My friend asked if s... Read more
I have returned!!!
Monday, September 14, 2015      7 comments

It's been just over 3 years since I have posted. Oh I could write volumes why I left and what has happened since I was gone. But let me post what is important to you all. I am wondering if any of my old Spark Friends are still around and how ... Read more
Need my Chocolate!!!
Thursday, September 06, 2012      5 comments

I am trying something a little different to break my plateau and it seems to be working. I am eating no white bread....well, no flour at all. I am trying to stay away from Gluten as much as possible, too. I am also trying to keep my carbs low... Read more
Trivia Questions are hard!!!
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      3 comments

There goes my good trivia trophy right down the drain. They must be really trying to get some new questions that are really hard. I looked for over an hour to find the answer about how much sunlight we needed to get enough vitamin D and couldn... Read more
How to Separate An Egg
Friday, August 24, 2012      4 comments

I was sent this in an email and just had to share it with all of you. I would have never thought of it, but leave it to the ingenious Chinese to come up with a very simple way to separate eggs. I tried it and it is so easy and works every time... Read more
Complaining about Spark People Web site changes
Monday, June 25, 2012      3 comments

I've noticed some changes lately with the Spark People Points page. On our food tracker we get more points...I can barely get the original 10. On the exercise tracker we now combine aerobic with muscular. And it says that we get 1... Read more
Why weren't there fitness clubs in the 1950's? (video blog)
Saturday, April 28, 2012      4 comments

Watch this short video to find out the answer. I wish it were still like this. ... Read more
Our New Grandson
Saturday, April 28, 2012      3 comments

Ryan Patrick was born Tuesday (April 24) morning around 1 AM in Rhode Island. It's a shame we are here in central Illinois and can't be with them very much. But as of right now I am showing off with the cute pictures that mommy sent. He was a... Read more
35 os way too young to be a widow
Friday, April 27, 2012      4 comments

I went to the visitation last night of one of my former high school students...graduated in 1995. He was a super student, in school activities such as student council, debate club and on the foot ball team, He was a good size kid back in high... Read more
Another day of errands and using the inhaler
Thursday, April 12, 2012      1 comments

We had a couple errands to run was to the grocery store (Aldi with no scooter) and the other was Big Lot---no scooter. Even being dropped off at the door and Matt finding a close parking place I walked behind a cart and getting so w... Read more
Was walking, walking, walking!!! huff huff puff puff!!
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      1 comments

Today we had to go to the hospital because my husband now has to have tests done. Well, we went after I went to the pool, so I was already pretty tired anyway. He dropped me off inf front of the hospital and someone was backing out of a handic... Read more
Tried the 11 minute chair work out
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      5 comments

It's harder than it looks. I tried the 11 minute chair work out because I have so many problems to exercise regularly. Well, I even had trouble exercising while sitting on a chair. If I lifted a foot I lost my balance if I wasn't holding on.... Read more
Went out shopping today
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

Yes we went out shopping today and went to 3 different stores. I had to ride in one of those scooters with the basket on front because I just couldn't breathe well enough to push a cart through the stores. We went to Home Depot and bought some... Read more
Back to the pool today
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      4 comments

I went back to the pool today. I didn't do much more than walk in the water. The walk down the long hall was very difficult and I just walked real slow and stopped a couple of times. The water felt really good. Afterwards, 29 of us went out ... Read more

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