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Productive Weekend!

Monday, April 20, 2015      8 comments

Well, I did it, I finally tackled the garage! Since we moved we focused on getting the house itself unpacked and organized, but the garage and the basement are another story. I did get the basement somewhat organized so I can get to my home gym ... Read more

Halfway through April!

Thursday, April 16, 2015      9 comments

Finally got some work done on the basement and have my Elliptical machine set-up. No excuses on cardio any longer! I've been good about it this week and I think I can keep it up. This has been a good week. I ran 5 miles on Monday, worked out wit... Read more


Friday, April 10, 2015      7 comments

The other day my Mom lost her balance and fell backward when she went out to pick up the newspaper. Unfortunately she broke her left wrist in 2 places. She does not need surgery, but she will be in a cast for 6 weeks. She is the cook and care ta... Read more

BioMetric Screening Results

Thursday, April 09, 2015      10 comments

So, my company has us do a biometric screening in order to get a discount on our insurance benefits. It does not matter what your results are, you just need to get the screening done. The only one that does have an impact is the nicotine test as... Read more

Busy Weekend!

Monday, April 06, 2015      7 comments

Well, we hosted Easter at our house this weekend. It was a way to have family over to see the house. Friday evening we got a portion of the grocery shopping done. I would have liked to take the day off, but too many work meetings. Saturday morni... Read more

Running in the new Neighborhood

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      10 comments

Well, we have most of the house in order with the exception of the garage and basement. My hubby is going to work on the garage this week since I know he wants to get the cars in there. I'm not so worried about that since it is warming up now. T... Read more

Running 101

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      8 comments

So Saturday morning my hubby and I walked to our downtown for Running 101 - this time for him to take it and for me to provide moral support! The first session was 20 minutes with intervals of running 60 seconds and walking 90 seconds. It doesn'... Read more

X-IT Training

Thursday, March 19, 2015      8 comments

So my gym is offering a new class call X-IT. They actually built a new area that is closed off and there is an extra charge to take the classes, but I think it will be worth it. My trainer ran me through one about a month ago during a training s... Read more

St. Paddy's Day 5k

Monday, March 16, 2015      13 comments

Saturday was the St. Paddy's Day 5k in Naperville. The start/finish was 1 mile from my house, so I just ended up walking to/from the race. No point in trying to find parking and I was able to get some extra exercise in. I met a friend, my niece'... Read more

Settling in!

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      9 comments

Well, we are getting settled in here. The appliances came on Monday and are partially installed. We had a gas line for the dryer, but it did not have a valve so they could not install it. We ordered a dual-fuel stove and it needs a 220 electrica... Read more

Quick Blog

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      13 comments

Well last night my hubby was at school and since we have no appliances we decided to go out to dinner. So I decided to try out our new location in relation to downtown and walked to the restaurant to meet my hubby. It was a nice 1.7 mile walk, b... Read more

The Move!

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      14 comments

I realize it has been a while since I have blogged! Things have been a little busy: 1. Work travel 2. Packing the house 3. Preparing for closing on two houses/Actual closings 4. Moving Part 1 of the move is done! We are out of our o... Read more

Busy House Stuff

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      15 comments

Well for those of you following the house saga. We had the inspection on the house we are buying on Saturday. Good news, structurally sound - no huge red flags, but some issues as you would expect in a house built in the late 1960's. We are doin... Read more

House Update - Part 2

Friday, January 16, 2015      17 comments

Well, things were going way to smoothly with the buying and selling. On the sale of our house we negotiated the deal. We had the inspection and agreed to fix a few things - should not be too bad. The radon levels came back within acceptable limi... Read more

House Update!

Monday, January 05, 2015      22 comments

Well, it has been a little bit crazy. My hubby and I spent time getting the house in order and our Realtor came over on Thursday to take pictures and put together the listing. It went on the market on Friday and we almost immediately received a ... Read more

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