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Two Great Days

Friday, June 24, 2011      8 comments

Thursday we went to a Moody Bible Institute 125th Anniversary Alumni Dinner. It was fun to see updates in MBI. My husband graduated from there 32 years ago. I attended there for 2 years. That is where we met. We worked there for 2 years aft... Read more


Thursday, June 23, 2011      8 comments

I started work on my youngest daughter's kilt today while the kids were taking a nap. I have 5 kilts to make by Sept 10th. They are all done by hand, and if I did nothing else it takes about 5 days or 40-60 hours to complete one. I was go... Read more

Focus is Back

Tuesday, June 21, 2011      6 comments

Last week I had a wonderful 3 days with my granddaughters. Father's Day was spent at my Dad's -- I even walked on the treadmill there for 77 minutes! I am finally below my lowest and I think my plateau is finally broken. My head is back i... Read more

Time to Catch Up

Wednesday, June 15, 2011      11 comments

Wow -- almost a week and half has gone by since I last blogged. And boy has it been a busy one! I know there were a couple of times I tried to blog, but our internet basically goes to a standstill at night and I wasn't able to. It has b... Read more

Good News

Tuesday, June 07, 2011      13 comments

Good News - I thought I was going to be having to go to the gym in the evenings. Well, my new client's schedule changed this morning. He is now 7:30-4:00. So, I will be able to go to the gym M-W-F before supper and before my husband gets home... Read more

Flowers Planted

Sunday, June 05, 2011      6 comments

My afternoon was spent planting flowers in both the front and backyard. I also worked on spraying primer onto an old wheelbarrow which I am going to use as a planter. June Goals 1. Stay conisistent with going to gym -- a minimum of ... Read more

Crazy Days

Saturday, June 04, 2011      9 comments

The last few days have been very busy and hectic. One of my goals for the month was to blog daily, but when I did have a chance to blog, the internet was so SLOW I couldn't. I started two children in my daycare and it has been busy getting... Read more

June Goals/Answered Prayer

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      12 comments

I haven't had full-time daycare kids for quite awhile. Then in the last 24 hours I got 3! Wow what an answer to prayer! Last night before TOPS I interviewed a couple who is due end of June and want to start the new baby in August. They call... Read more

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


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

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