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Rough September - New Goals

Thursday, September 29, 2011      12 comments

September was rough. I was on a yo-yo plateau of 3-4 lbs. I was sick. We had many celebrations and one memorial service. I wasn't able to keep a regular exercise routine. I am just glad I didn't gain and just "maintained." I finally feel ... Read more


Sunday, September 18, 2011      10 comments

This morning I walked on the treadmill for an hour, then got ready to go the Transformed Conference by Living Waters. There were many great insights in sharing the gospel. We also saw the powerful documentary 180 ( We ha... Read more

Kilt Pictures as Promised

Saturday, September 10, 2011      25 comments

I had a great time today with my family up in Estes Park. The morning was spent watching the bagpipe and clan parade. After lunch we walked the town. I was on my feet from 8:30-5:00. It was a fun. Here are the pictures of the kilts and aris... Read more

Quiet Relaxing Day --NOT!

Friday, September 09, 2011      12 comments

Today I was hoping for a quiet and relaxing day. Well it didn't turn out that way. To start with - I woke up with a headache. Then I ended up having 3 drop-in brothers in addition to my 2 regular babies. My regulars were okay, but the boys w... Read more


Friday, September 09, 2011      13 comments

The arisaid for my daughter-in-law is done! I just back from her house. I went there to fit the vest and do the final sewing up of the seams. I also had a session with my trainer tonight. We talked about how it was tough this week for me ... Read more

Streak Broken

Thursday, September 08, 2011      15 comments

This week I broke my 120 minute a day streak which I started on July 30. It has been hard to exercise the last few days. I have been concentrating on getting the kilts and arisaid finished. Plus, we had a band come in Monday night - they will... Read more

Quilt Questions Answered....

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      9 comments

I had some questions concerning the meaning of different blocks on the quilts I made for my daughters. So, instead of replying individually I am blogging the answers. --"what are those meaning of each corners?" The block is called cross ... Read more

Finally-- Quilt Pictures

Monday, September 05, 2011      26 comments

I finally took pictures of the quilts that I made for my daughters. Every block has a significant meaning Finished in March for daughter Sarah... Finished in August... Read more

Losing is Hard Work

Sunday, September 04, 2011      19 comments

Losing is Hard Work! I didn't make my goal of getting to 220 by my birthday. I was close. I worked hard all of August and had a streak going of 120 minutes of exercise each day. I could feel frustrated but I don't. My trainer was please wit... Read more


Friday, August 26, 2011      9 comments

I woke up tired today and didn't make good food choices. I normally have eggs for breakfast (high protein) so I don't get munchie. Well, I had two bowls of cereal and things went downhill from there...cookie, ice cream, muffins OUCH! To... Read more

Workout w/ Daughter

Thursday, August 25, 2011      7 comments

On Monday my 21 year old daughter wanted to come workout with me. We did 75 minutes of cardio. She could hardly keep up with me. Tonight she wanted to go with me again. We did 50 min of weight machines and 40 min cardio. I helped her with t... Read more

Catching Up

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      12 comments

I lost one pound this week! I am only 2.5 lbs away from my goal for my birthday -- I got my work cut for me this week!! Hard to believe it has been a week since I last blogged. This week has been very busy. My daycare is full which keeps... Read more

Sister's Quilt Pictures

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      16 comments

As promised here is the picture of my sister's 50 birthday quilt. (She is not helping me hold it - that is my youngest sister) The center colored blocks are named "Sister's ... Read more

Exercise Streak & Reading

Saturday, August 13, 2011      6 comments

Two week streak! I have exercised 120minutes a day. It has been good to have this goal as it has made me aware of how much exercise I need to do each day. I have broken my plateau and have been losing weight. One thing I have started doi... Read more


Wednesday, August 10, 2011      10 comments

I was able to completely quilt my sister's quilt today . emoticon The kids were picked up by 5:30, so I did 3... Read more

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