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Checking in

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      10 comments

Hey there Just Me checking in. Since September 29th we have been very busy. We placed my MIL in hospice for terminal lung cancer. Though we have a wonderful staff of Dr's and nurses coming in everyday. I am challenged with mantaining two househo... Read more

Oh! No! a stumbling block

Sunday, September 23, 2012      9 comments

Yesterday I was walking along the shore of Lake Hemet, CA. I bent over to examine some rocks and oh my word, A sharp pain stabbed me at the end of my tailbone. I fell to my knees and wondered what had happened. NOT Again!!!! My back went out. ... Read more

Down the road 10,000 steps aday.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      5 comments

WOW I have now completed 5 Full days of walking 10,000 steps a day. All of the sudden I just felt my 6000 step goal was too weak. Sunday night at 8:00pm I only had 6154 steps,I went out and walked the block 4 times to get over 10,000 steps. It ... Read more

Should I take a nap or.............

Thursday, September 13, 2012      3 comments

It's 3:00pm in the afternoon, Its 104* and the students are having PE. in the gym. I have 30 minutes before they load the bus and I am thinking a nap would be really nice. I could turn on the air and drift off to that land of day dreams and make... Read more

Crazy about portion control

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      5 comments

Everyday I weigh, pack, and portion out my servings. I have a few cheaters I would like to share. The first is a portion cup that holds 2 tablespoons of salad dressing. I purchase the cups and lids at Smart & Final for less than $3.00 for 250. T... Read more

Me and My Pedometer

Monday, September 10, 2012      8 comments

Everyday I start off with my pedometer in my right pocket. It helps remind me daily that each step counts. I gave up wearing a wrist watch and replaced my time piece with a pedometer that has a clock. Even better I can reflect on my weeks progre... Read more

Winning or Whining

Sunday, September 09, 2012      3 comments

I set some very realistic goals nearly a month ago. I started off full steam ahead and suddenly hit a road block. My Mother in law has been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. She lives next door and requires alot of my time and assistance. Eat... Read more

First day of school

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      5 comments

Keeping to my goals was ok until it was time to drive home. I ate my apple before i started my 1 hour commute, But I needed sugar and fast. I was weak and ended up ordering a large Dr Pepper. I didn't finish it but none the less I was weak. ... Read more

School start means back to a schedule

Monday, August 13, 2012      2 comments

I started the summer blogging and posting my gaols..worked great until I finished. I let myself down and gained a few more pounds. I am overly optimistic with school started on wednesday. I am setting 5 new goals . I'm looking for a few part... Read more

completion of a 10 day challenge.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012      4 comments

I left for a weekend at the Lake and stayed an extra day. This totally threw me off with my blogging. We entertained company on sunday and stayed until monday. The fishin... Read more

Day 8 and 9 of a 10 day challenge off line

Friday, June 08, 2012      4 comments

Getting ready for a weekend up at the lake fishing. I am not afraid of completing my challenge! I just will need to modify for 2 days. I will try to put my food in the tracker before I leave and modify it when I return. I will write do... Read more

Day 7 of a 10 Day Challenge

Friday, June 08, 2012      3 comments

First day of summer vacation. So many chores and lose ends to tie up today. I had a meeting at 5:30 pm and of course there was food provided. Pizza Fried Chicken , granola bars and water. Seriously, Would you feed that meal to your family? Needl... Read more

Day 6 of a 10 day Challenge

Thursday, June 07, 2012      2 comments

A very long day 3:15am until 9:45 pm. It was the last day of school and a blasted Union meeting . We had a huge turn out to VOTE on language to save my JOB. YES!!!!! I will still be employed next year ! The layoff was over turned. A very log and... Read more

Day 5 Of a 10 Day Challenge

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      3 comments

Long day and I am so very tired. I managed to complete my 5 personal goals today and now we are on the down side. Five more to go! 1. Walk at least 6,000 steps a day and reach for 10,000 / 7844 steps today. I am sure to bust another 10... Read more

Day 4 of 10 Day Challenge

Monday, June 04, 2012      4 comments

Today was amazing! I left at sunrise to capture some photos of our new Marilyn Monroe statue down town. She is amazing! I visited many school sites today as part of my union... Read more


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