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February 4, 2015
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      1 comments

I had a pretty good day at work today. I ate a reasonable helping of dinner, drank lots of water, and did 32 minutes of fitness on the Wii Fit Plus tonight. I'm sweating. Time for a shower and then off to bed with my Kindle. ... Read more
January 28, 2015
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      2 comments

Starting again, I am. I starting with Invisalign on 12/31/14. Having these in my mouth 22 hours a day makes me skip snacking during the day. I'm also going to start attending a yoga class, provided by my employer once a week. A wellness... Read more
January 8, 2014
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      1 comments

I had a Diet Coke with my lunch today. Big mistake. It tasted sweet and gross. I didn't finish it. Back to work and busy as ever. My back is sore. I am not sure if it has to do with my new office furniture? Or my exercises? Or sleepi... Read more
January 7, 2014
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      1 comments

Feeling blah today. I had severe diarrhea yesterday and my stomach hurts today. So, I stayed home from work and rested. Then I feel guilty for missing work, when I have sooooooo much to do. ... Read more
January 6, 2014
Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

Another very cold day here in Northern Illinois. No school today or tomorrow. I work for the school district, but I still went to work, since I am a 12-month employee. It felt good to be one of the few who made it in. Tonight, I did 45 m... Read more
January 5, 2014
Sunday, January 05, 2014      0 comments

Brrrrr... it's cold out there. Tomorrow was supposed to be the first day back to school after winter break. But the dangerously-low temps have caused schools to be closed tomorrow. A high of -13 with a wind chill of possibly -50. I will stil... Read more
January 4, 2014
Saturday, January 04, 2014      2 comments

45 minutes of Wii Fit isn't bad. I'm happy with that. emoticon... Read more
January 3, 2014
Friday, January 03, 2014      1 comments

Cliché, isn't it? Starting to exercise right after the New Year. Well, I've got to start sometime... again. I was recently diagnosed with pre-diabetes. I have 100 pounds to drop. It's tough. It's scary. It's frustrating. It's got t... Read more
September 16, 2012
Sunday, September 16, 2012      0 comments

Back at it ... again. My son set up the Wii Fit for me again today. He and I will be challenging each other on fitness. He is perfect the way he is. No issues with him, except that he is a tall young man. Me? Well, I have the issues.... Read more
April 30, 2009
Thursday, April 30, 2009      0 comments

According to my scale this morning, I've lost another 1/2 pound. I'll take it. Every little bit gets me closer to my goal. Yesterday was a really bad day for me. Not my eating... but life in general. I got a ticket at lunch time for mak... Read more
April 28, 2009
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      0 comments

I'm so very frustrated with my sons. K (4th grade) is getting into trouble at school. He's a very good kid, and is forgetting homework assignments. My other son, J (1st grade) is just being obnoxious and defiant with us. I am trying so h... Read more
April 27, 2009
Monday, April 27, 2009      0 comments

I weighed myself last night... first mistake. I should only weigh myself in the mornings. I was 242 last night, and 239.5 this morning.... Read more