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Four Months
Sunday, April 01, 2012      11 comments

I realized this weekend - I have 4 months until my daughter's wedding. I want to be below 200 lbs. - that means I need to lose at least 5 lbs a month. Looking over the last year I am only 9 lbs lower than what I was on April 1, 2011. It... Read more
Still Tired
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      12 comments

I am starting to feel better, but I am still tired. Yesterday, I was barely functioning. I was in such a fog and I was pushing against the wall all day. I was glad that the 3 boys weren't here. I did go to TOPS for support and because I am ... Read more
Meltdown
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      18 comments

I had a major meltdown today. I was tired, feeling a little overwhelmed, hormonal, and missing my mom. I got a couple of e-mails about schedules that was just like the straw that broke the camel's back -- it was minor but it just brought tear... Read more
Challenges: BL &5%
Friday, March 16, 2012      8 comments

I am excited the Biggest Loser Spring Challenge started yesterday and the Spring 5% Challenge starts tomorrow. They run 8-10 weeks and end just before my anniversary. I SO WANT TO REACH MY GOALS THIS TIME. I haven't blogged for awhile b... Read more
Skipping
Thursday, February 23, 2012      25 comments

I skipped into the gym tonight. I'm sure I looked kinda silly. emoticon Last week I had told my trainer if she saw... Read more
Busted
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      20 comments

I busted my plateau! I weighed in at TOPS tonight. I am now 3 pounds BELOW my lowest weight last year. I have struggled since last August. I have 19.5 pounds to get to Onderland. Here I come!!... Read more
Thrifty Charity Quilts - Pictures as Promised
Saturday, February 18, 2012      27 comments

My sister's church sponsors a home for abused girls in Africa. Each year they send a group over to help. One of the things they do is give each girl bedding. I have helped my sister with taking the donated sheets, blankets etc to turn them in... Read more
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
Stronger
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
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

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