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Anniversary Vacation
Sunday, May 29, 2011      16 comments

This last week my husband was on vacation. I still had 3 days with daycare kids. But I had Monday and Friday off. On Monday, was a doctor check-up. He was pretty happy to see that I have been losing weight. Friday was our 32nd Anniversa... Read more
Another Day Off
Friday, May 20, 2011      10 comments

I have had 3 days off from daycare this week -- 2 unplanned. So, I used them to my advantage and went to the gym and was able to get in 2 hour workouts in. They were mainly cardio and I still kept it at an easy rate and lower levels than what I... Read more
WOW!
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      22 comments

Wow -- I lost 4 pounds this week. And I had basically 2-3 days of no exercise. My body rewarded itself with losing big - the most in one week. I usually lose no more than 2 pounds a week. I didn't exercise today except doing the Spring... Read more
Dr's Orders = R&R
Monday, May 16, 2011      17 comments

This weekend was a great rest and relaxation according to doctor's orders. I had my Synvisc One injection in my knee on Friday. The doctor told me to basically rest the knee for 24-48 hours. Friday night my knee was swollen and achy. The thi... Read more
Got It!
Friday, May 13, 2011      13 comments

I got the Synvisc One injection in my knee today. It wasn't too bad. The normal needle prick, and then the feeling of my knee swelling and a little burning as the fluid went in. The dr told me to rest for the next 24-48 hours -- not even go s... Read more
More snow (picture) and Exercise
Thursday, May 12, 2011      12 comments

This is what we woke up to this morning: Denver just got rain, but we are about 25 miles south and higher elevation. We probably got about 8-10 inches. Great moisture! ... Read more
Cabinets, Treadmill and Snow
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      15 comments

I rearranged part of my kitchen cabinets today. My daughter gave me some new glasses for Mother's Day (which I wanted). But, I didn't have room to put them in the cabinets. So, I sorted through all the old cups, got rid of some and put some i... Read more
Tuesday
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      8 comments

Today, I did a strength workout at home, the Spring into Summer Challenge video, and walked on the treadmill for 62 minutes for a total of 78 minutes. I had wanted to do more, but I was unable to get to the gym. I had a pound gain tonight ... Read more
Lose Your Quit
Monday, May 09, 2011      18 comments

Lose Your Quit -- that is my new motto. That was the main point in Danny Cahill's (Season 8 Biggest Loser) talk I was privileged to hear yesterday (see blog titled "The Biggest Loser - Live in Castle Rock). Today I determined I was going t... Read more
The Biggest Loser - Live in Castle Rock!
Sunday, May 08, 2011      19 comments

I had the opportunity today to hear Danny Cahill (The Biggest Loser Season 8 winner) live this morning. Here are some of my notes and my thoughts on how it impacted me ..... 1. Lose Your Quit. Don't quit even when you don't see results! ... Read more
And So the Journey Begins....
Sunday, May 08, 2011      14 comments

Today the 2011 Spring 5% Challenge started. WE will be "traveling" around the world. I am on the Cloverleaf Team! Go Cloverleafs!!!! ... Read more
Pictures - Quilts & CCW-5K
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      11 comments

"Playful Kittens" Quilt I made for a daycare client. "Pooh's Nine Patch Star" Quilt I made for my baby granddaughter. ... Read more
5K/CCW
Sunday, May 01, 2011      14 comments

Today was a wonderful day. It started by getting up at 5 am to go to Loveland (about an 1.5 hours away) to meet with ladies from the Colorado Christian Women Spark Team. We met at a member's house -- thanks Julia for opening up your home! Then... Read more
Freezer
Friday, April 29, 2011      3 comments

Today started out as a nice quiet day. I spent the morning working at my desk doing end of month reports for my daycare and balancing my checkbook. At lunch I took something out to our big freezer in the garage and found it full of frost. My ... Read more
New Car
Thursday, April 28, 2011      5 comments

Last night we bought a new commuter car for my husband. We got a great deal. What was neat we were able to hear a great testimony from the salesman. Five years ago he was a crack addict gang member. He came out here to Colorado and God saved... Read more

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