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Two Projects Completed

Friday, February 17, 2012      11 comments

Whew!! I completed two projects today that I have been working on for awhile. 1...Completed the last of 6 quilts for an African girl's home (blog & pictures to come) 2...My tax preparation for my daycare business Because I concentrated ... Read more


Thursday, February 16, 2012      11 comments

My trainer said she could really tell that I was getting stronger. Tonight she had me on the step machine. A couple of months ago when I first was on there I could barely do two minutes on the 1st level. Tonight I did level 5 for two minutes ... Read more

Almost There

Wednesday, February 15, 2012      16 comments

I have only .75 lb left until I will be what I weighed last August. I am working hard to break this! I think once I can get past this I will be able to start losing better. I am staying focused and have had good workouts. I am walking on... Read more

Relaxing weekend

Sunday, February 12, 2012      10 comments

I needed this weekend. It was very relaxing. Saturday, I slept in until 10:00! That was so great - I haven't done that in a long time. My husband and I leisurely ran errands and went shopping in the afternoon. It was nice not to have to wor... Read more

"You're Looking Good"

Monday, February 06, 2012      18 comments

I was feeling frustrated since I have been losing so slowly and can't get past my lowest from last year. Plus, my sister posted that she had lost 22 lbs and 33 inches in January. A student I had about 5 years ago saw me at the gym and said."... Read more


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


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

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