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I just did something BIG !!!

Wednesday, June 10, 2009      7 comments

I just went for a bicycle ride on my mountain bike. Donald and I rode three miles total. The road we took has some big hills. I couldn't get all the way up the hill so I walked part of the way. Things like this scare me. I'm short and can't just... Read more

Back to logging my food.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009      7 comments

When we started the rehab house, I didn't take the time to log my food. I have not gained anything but it's real easy to eat more calories than I'm supposed to. I would get to the end of the day and not know where I was on the calorie chart. Tod... Read more

I'm wanting to binge....

Monday, June 01, 2009      4 comments

I started the day OK but I am wanting to binge now. I finally fixed my dinner so I could get my eating over with for the day. I didn't log anything and have not for a while now. I do know I have not had enough protein today. I think that's why I... Read more

Need help with mosquitoes...

Saturday, May 30, 2009      5 comments

Donald and I have a new deck with new deck furniture. We feel like the Ewings (from the show Dallas) sitting out there eating our dinner. Funny thing is, the Ewings lived only about 12 miles from us and I never saw them swatting mosquitoes. We h... Read more

How to go out to eat...

Tuesday, May 26, 2009      7 comments

Yesterday Donald and I thought we would take our youngest daughter out to dinner. We haven't seem her much lately even though she lives with us. She chose Chilis. I went online to the Chilis web site to see what I would be able to eat. Many of t... Read more

Kitchen is finished. Before and after pics

Tuesday, May 19, 2009      8 comments

Here is the before and after pictures of the kitchen. I am proud of how it turned out. I can tell you though, I am exhausted and ready for this house to be finished. The carpet comes Wednesday. There are a couple of little touch ups and we are d... Read more

I ate all weekend...

Monday, May 18, 2009      3 comments

OK, I keep saying it. I turned 50 on Friday. Friday night we went to eat at Two Rows. We had an appetizer and split a grilled chicken entrée. I had the vegetables. Donald had the fried okra. Saturday Donald took me out to breakfast. I had the ve... Read more

Fit by Fifty !! The day has arrived.

Friday, May 15, 2009      11 comments

Well the day has arrived. I have turned 50 years old. That looks funny in writing. Not "funny ha ha", funny " strange". I'm going to have a fun weekend but for right now my eyes are a bit damp. I am missing my Daddy this morning. He would call m... Read more

Time to define muscle.

Saturday, May 09, 2009      4 comments

I have spent the last 14 months doing cardio and logging food. Now I need to get some muscle work started. I love the look of defined arms, shoulders and backs. I also hope I can do some leg and butt exercises that will reduce the amount of skin... Read more

432 days later...

Wednesday, May 06, 2009      8 comments

I DID IT !!! I have reached my original weight loss goal of 145. When I first started this weight loss journey, I really could not imagine being 145 pounds. I thought that at my age, 145 would be a reach. I feel I owe this success to all the pe... Read more

I don't feel like a 10.

Thursday, April 30, 2009      6 comments

I went shopping yesterday for a nice pant suit. I took seven size 10 pant suits into the dressing room. I tried on the first one. Although it looked really small, it went on easily. I thought that was just luck. All of the other ones went on to... Read more

Progress on the green kitchen

Wednesday, April 29, 2009      4 comments

Here is the progress on the Hot Green Kitchen in the house we are working on. The end color is a beige paint. I ... Read more

Just because I'm turning 50 in three weeks...

Saturday, April 25, 2009      4 comments

Donald and I have individual health insurance since we are self employed. Every year the premium increases. Blue Cross says because of "increased expenses". BLAH BLAH BLAH !!! JUST EXCUSES IF YOU ASK ME !!! Well, yesterday in the mail I get my a... Read more

I did a big NO NO yesterday.

Thursday, April 23, 2009      7 comments

You know those Ultimate Cheeseburgers at Jack in the Box? Yep, I had one for lunch yesterday with curly fries. I did choose iced tea over soda. LOL. I looked up the calories this morning. The burger had 910 calories and 1493 grams of sodium. No... Read more

A great cardio workout...

Friday, April 17, 2009      4 comments

Yes, the plumber came today. Then gave us and estimate for fixing three leaks. That is my cardio workout. Looking at the estimate. LOL. Plumbers fall in the same category with lawyers. $$$$$ And you are at their mercy once they get started. All ... Read more

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