NANA-JAN's Blogs

Saturday, August 22, 2009      1 comments

On the first day, God created the dog and said, "Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give you a life span of twenty years." The dog said, "That's a long time to be barking. ... Read more
Saturday, August 22, 2009      5 comments

A 3-year-old tells all from his mother's restroom stall. By Shannon Popkin "My little guy, Cade is quite a talker. He loves to communicate does it quite well. He talks to people constantly, whether we're in the library, the grocery stor... Read more
Monday, August 10, 2009      0 comments

Well, summer is over for me. I went back to work today at the new elementary school that will be opening in just one week - lots of things to get ready! Ironically, Saturday and Sunday were some of the hottest days we've had this summer, and ... Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2009      1 comments

Today I only got in a mile of walking, but then I got to visit/tour the new elementary school where I will be working this fall. Actually, "fall" is the wrong word -- I go back to work August 10th -- too soon! DH had an appointment after work... Read more
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      3 comments

- walked 2 miles in 25 minutes and burned 242 calories -ate a healthy breakfast: 361 calories, 61 carbs, 9 fats, 14 proteins -ate a decent lunch: 391 calories, 39 carbs, 23 fats, 8 proteins (a little high on fat) -dug a two foot hole and ... Read more
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday I made a promise to myself that I would do better today, and I would post my results for myself and any others who read this (thanks Judy!). I must be held accountable! I did very well, even if I say so myself! I ate a nutritious... Read more
Monday, July 27, 2009      1 comments

My daughter and son-in-law arrived Thursday, and left Friday taking my dear grandson with them. He had been staying with us since June 1st. I will miss him! My husband and I took the opportunity to run down to our property in SE Missouri and... Read more
Thursday, July 16, 2009      1 comments

I just read an interesting article about weighing yourself. It said "that when people talk about weight loss, they throw that term around without really understanding what it means. Everybody says "I want to lose weight," but they don't really ... Read more
Tuesday, June 30, 2009      0 comments

We are leaving on vacation tomorrow morning; will spend a week in the Rocky Mountains. I have been busy getting laundry and such ready, and that includes books, toys, and coloring supplies because DGS (who is staying with us for the summer) is ... Read more
Weekend Trepidation
Friday, June 26, 2009      0 comments

It is so easy to sit down and have that cup of coffee in the morning, and then get sidetracked. I have a really hard time staying on task, and I'm a wanderer... not into the habit of routines. But today I did my strength exercises; stretched a... Read more
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      0 comments

I was just wondering why I no longer am receiving e-mail notifications of updates to the message boards. Then I realized they stopped coming after I changed my user name. I went to the link to manage my notifications, and it said I would have ... Read more
The Passing of Tiggercrazy
Monday, June 22, 2009      4 comments

In the distant past, I worked in Guest Relations and Corporate Gifting for the Disney Catalog. I've always been fond of Tigger, because he is eternally optimistic and bouncy! I began collecting a myriad of Tigger items. Along the way, (start... Read more
Thursday, June 11, 2009      2 comments

Hmmm... I wonder if cleaning out the catbox is a fitness activity? After all, it requires bending, reaching, lifting and a special breathing technique - i.e. hold your nose! In our household, three cats means three catboxes, because each one w... Read more
Wednesday, June 03, 2009      1 comments

My daughter arrived with my grandson in tow Monday evening. He has gotten so much taller! I knew Christy was a big fan of the Chronicles of Narnia, so before she had to leave for home, we headed down to Union Station on Tuesday to see the exhi... Read more
Monday, June 01, 2009      4 comments

Where did May go? All I know is that I was a MISERABLE FAILURE at the Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Challenge. Of course, Spark People only works if you DO IT. I stopped following the exercise videos, I stopped logging my food, and I reaped the resul... Read more

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