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Exercise & Shopping

Saturday, October 15, 2011      11 comments

Short and sweet.... This morning I went to the gym and did a 2 hour cardio workout. I did 30 min on...the bike, the gazelle, the elliptical and the treadmill. Then this afternoon I went shopping for my granddaughter's birthday present. She... Read more

Tuesday - Friday

Friday, October 14, 2011      9 comments

Tuesday, Since I didn't have the baby anymore, I was able to go to the gym and get a last chance workout in. It paid off and I lost 3 lbs at TOPS weigh-in !! Wednesday, I was only able to walk on the treadmill in the afternoon. Our... Read more

Rough Day

Monday, October 10, 2011      12 comments

I started the day pretty rough. I go an e-mail from a client stating she wasn't bringing her baby anymore. We had a miscommunication on Friday - I apologized. I spent the morning working an my grandson's quilt. I listened to Drive By Theolog... Read more

Back in the Saddle

Sunday, October 09, 2011      9 comments

I slept for 12 hours last night. I sure did need it. I feel so much better today. I went to the gym and did a 128 minute workout (sure wish I could add those extra 8 minutes for the Cloverleaf team!). I worked on a couple of blocks for my ba... Read more

Snow, Deer & Quilting

Sunday, October 09, 2011      14 comments

I woke up this morning to snow and no power. My husband got the camp stove and we heated up water for tea and oatmeal. While we were eating 9 deer came walking by our back fence. Read more

Thank You

Saturday, October 08, 2011      7 comments

Thank You all my Spark Friends for your Happy Sparkversary wishes. It is hard to believe I have been on Spark People for 2 years. Looking back over the 2 years, there have been many ups and downs. But I have lost weight and still losing. I a... Read more

Daughter & Training

Friday, October 07, 2011      8 comments

I have been very tired this week. I haven't slept well, because I have had a cough at night. A couple of days it was all I could do to stay awake. I just "vegged" on the couch while the kids played. I only exercised for 3 min yesterday - tha... Read more


Tuesday, October 04, 2011      8 comments

I woke up at 12:45am and couldn't get back to sleep. So, I went downstairs and started "sparking". I noticed that my Cloverleaf team needed only 29 more minutes to land. So, I decided since I couldn't sleep, I would exercise. I put on Leslie... Read more

Role Model

Saturday, October 01, 2011      11 comments

I never pictured myself as a fitness role model. But my daughter who joined the gym last spring and only went 3-4 times a month, came to the gym with me a couple times this week. She met my trainer on Thurs night and will be coming with me and... Read more

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

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