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Blizzard
Friday, February 03, 2012      20 comments

Today we had a blizzard. It is still snowing outside, but has been downgraded to a winter storm. It was nice to have a "snow day". I spent the day sewing a "Quiet Book" ... Read more
Week Update
Friday, January 27, 2012      8 comments

This was a productive week. I was able to get almost everything done on my daily lists. The one main thing I haven't finished yet is the Jacobite shirts for my son and son-in-law. I just have to put the sleeves on and put eyelets in. I want ... Read more
Busy
Monday, January 23, 2012      10 comments

This last weekend was full and very busy. We had church at our home. I cooked a spaghetti dinner for everyone. I made spaghetti squash for myself and anyone else who wanted it. Then on Sunday night my daughter's fiancee's parents came over f... Read more
Satisfaction and Frustration
Saturday, January 21, 2012      11 comments

Satisfaction.... ---I completed getting year 2002 pictures into the album. ---I started and completed quilting a quilt this afternoon ---I was able to cross everything on my list except for a couple of things ---I made dessert for chur... Read more
Habit - Visualization
Thursday, January 19, 2012      19 comments

I have a weight loss goal I want to reach for my daughter's wedding in August. To do this, I must lose 1.5 pounds a week. Last week I kept visualizing 225.25 - the weight I needed to be at to have lost 1.5 pounds for the week. Well, I lost 2 ... Read more
Memory Lane
Thursday, January 19, 2012      13 comments

Today was a walk down memory lane. Four years ago this week, my mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She died 2 months later. I have had 6 big black garbage bags full of her clothes under my sewing cutting table. I finally was ready to ... Read more
List making - another habit
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      14 comments

One habit I am trying to work on is each morning to write a list of what I want to get done that day. I also am going to try to write things down during the day. One problem I have is I think of things to do, then get distracted with the kids,... Read more
Material Ordered
Monday, January 16, 2012      12 comments

Sunday was a wonderful relaxing day. We went to friends for a late lunch/early supper. We had a great time of fellowship. Today, my daughter and I went to Joann's. We ordered the bridesmaid material (3o yards) and we were able to use a 5... Read more
New Habit - Freggies
Saturday, January 14, 2012      22 comments

This week the 5%Challenge Team Living the Good Life Challenge is to blog on a new habit I want to work on. It has been hard for me to get my freggies in. So at the beginning of the year I had made it a goal to eat at least 5 servings a day. I... Read more
Wild Day
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      7 comments

I had a very bad day. Wild kids, baby crying ALL day = mindless eating. I did get a quilt loaded onto the frame while they were napping. Only thing I accomplished besides some exercise. Daily Goals: 1. Exercise A. 75 - 120 min a ... Read more
Roller Coaster of Emotions
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      9 comments

These last few days have been a roller coaster. Saturday we found the venue for the wedding. Sunday we went to a bridal show. After the show, we went to JoAnn's and found the patterns for the bridesmaids and flower girls. I will be combining... Read more
Wedding Venue Decided!!
Sunday, January 08, 2012      11 comments

I slept in this morning -- great "me time" for my Cloverleaf Team points emoticon. One thing I am going to do on w... Read more
Intervals
Friday, January 06, 2012      8 comments

Last night when I talked with my trainer, she said one of the best exercises for weight loss is cardio intervals. So, tonight I did a little over an hour interval cardio workout on the bike and elliptical. I started work on our 2002 pict... Read more
"Read it and Weep"
Thursday, January 05, 2012      13 comments

Tonight my trainer took my measurements. It wasn't pretty. The last time she took measurements was mid November. She plugged in the numbers, handed me the sheet and said, "Read it and weep". I had a 2% gain in body fat and my other numbers w... Read more
Stayed focused even when tired
Thursday, January 05, 2012      8 comments

It was hard to get up this morning. But I did anyway and went downstairs and walked 2miles with Leslie Sansone. It was good to only have one daycare girl today. It was quiet and I was able to relax some while she took a morning nap. I st... Read more

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