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Niece
Sunday, December 20, 2009      4 comments

My niece, who is in college, came today to help me 'shovel out' the excess and donate it to Good Will. This way she gets some cash for the never0ending college expenses. We spent 10 hours Saturday doing this. Me, mostly, from a chair making deci... Read more
Pain
Saturday, December 19, 2009      5 comments

I twisted my knee and it is extremely painful to walk. That limits me to chair exercises for the next few days. I won't be burning as many calories but at least I will remain as active as possible. Hopefully, with the ace bandage and an NSAID I ... Read more
I Did It!
Friday, December 18, 2009      10 comments

It a\has taken me a long time, but I reached the highest trophy level for spark points. It reminds me of how long it takes to achieve a healthy life style. I'm still growing in that as my weight shrinks.... Read more
Typical Meals
Thursday, December 17, 2009      7 comments

I've been asked to share a typical day's meals, so here goes. I eat 6 times/day. Breakfast 1 cup skim milk 3/4 cup cereal (today, Raisin Bran; yesterday, Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds) a piece of fruit Mid Morning protei... Read more
Doing Better
Tuesday, December 15, 2009      3 comments

I had a better day today for watching my calories. My major slip-up was a Christmas cookie baked by a patient. Other then that, I had vegetables, fruit, beef tips, noodles, milk, juice and, of course, water. I'm aware the Christmas season is ... Read more
Bad Weekend for Calories
Monday, December 14, 2009      4 comments

On Friday, there was an appreciation dinner for the volunteers at my Church. I didn't know the names of the fancy desserts so I didn't log them. I'm sure I was over for the calories and carbohydrates for the day though. On Saturday, there was a ... Read more
Birthday Presents
Sunday, December 13, 2009      4 comments

I received several nice birthday presents including cash, gift cards, etc. One stands out as the most special though. My daughter-in-law, Gretchen, put together a hard-bound book of pictures from the past couple of years picking out highlights. ... Read more
Birthday
Saturday, December 12, 2009      8 comments

Today is one of those milestone birthday's that end in a '0'. My family is coincedently getting together to celebrate Christmas. Several siblings, spouses, nieces, a nephew, children and grandchildren will be gathering. No one has spilled the be... Read more
Running Around
Friday, December 11, 2009      2 comments

Today, I'll be doing a lot of running around. I need to go to the bank and post office. Then there is grocery shopping and picking up something healthy for a Christmas party tomorrow. I have a few other stops to make before coming home. This eve... Read more
Heavy Cleaning
Thursday, December 10, 2009      3 comments

Today, is set for cleaning my house before decorating for Christmas. I have someone coming over to help. I hope to get done on the computer before she gets here. Ha-ha. I doubt if I'll ever be done on the computer. There is so much on SP that I ... Read more
Wind
Wednesday, December 09, 2009      2 comments

We had terrible wind here today, blowing up to 60 miles per hour. I had to do a lot of driving in it. This caused a lot of tension and my back and shoulder muscles are sore. The wind is supposed to continue through the night. I am glad to be ... Read more
Busy
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      1 comments

I woke up at 4:20 this morning to start my day. After getting ready for work, I had to clean frost off my car. Besides the usual at work, I had some training on doing spirometry. After work, I took a long walk before the winter weather hits. T... Read more
Christmas Cards
Monday, December 07, 2009      4 comments

My cousin has Huntinton's chorhea. For several years now I have helped her with her Christmas cards. I would put the pen in her hand and guide her to sign her name. Then I would do the envelopes. Her disease has progressed to the point that it i... Read more
Parent's Anniversary
Sunday, December 06, 2009      4 comments

Today is my parent's 62nd wedding anniversary. They were married in 1947. I am fortunate to have them both still alive. I saw them last weekend and called today to wish them a Happy Anniversary as they are at my brother's house in NC.... Read more
Grandson
Saturday, December 05, 2009      3 comments

Today we are celebrating my youngest grandson's birthday. His birthday is actually the 13th (the day after mine). He is in the stage of being called a 'big boy' and unfortunately is rewarded with candy. No one in his immediate family is obese th... Read more

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