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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
Tired
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
Transformed
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 (www.180movie.com). 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
DONE!
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

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