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Goodbye Cherry
Thursday, April 19, 2012      3 comments

Since the beginning of January I have been reading the Cherry Ames series while walking on the treadmill. Yesterday I finished the last book. It was like saying goodbye to an old friend. Someday I will "visit" her again. I remember reading t... Read more
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      3 comments

Today was laundry day. I walked on the treadmill, then sewed for a little during naptime. One thing I realized today. I didn't feel tired at all. Something that hasn't happened for quite awhile. Maybe getting off melatonin and these new ... Read more
Schedule Changes
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      6 comments

This last week has been busy. I have been working on the groom's kilt. I have sewn 17 of the 23 pleats. I also worked on the bridesmaids dresses pattern. I was able to figure it out (I am putting 2 patterns together.) I cut out the sample d... Read more
TOPS & Upset Stomach
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      8 comments

Tuesday night I had TOPS. I had a small gain, but I knew I would because of the Easter brunch and family dinner. I know if I work hard this week I can get it off. I didn't blog last night because there was a small problem with the computer wh... Read more
Easter & Monday
Monday, April 09, 2012      4 comments

I had a wonderful Resurrection Day! We had a brunch at church. Then we had a family dinner here at our home. We had 25 poeple here. I had a great time spending time with my sisters. In the evening when it was just my married children here we... Read more
Saturday, April 07, 2012      11 comments

I had a busy, busy day! This morning I got a haircut, went to the gym, bank, & library. This afternoon I watched my 5 month old grandson. While he napped I cleaned the house in preparation for Easter dinner. We will have @23 people here. ... Read more
Kilt Marked
Friday, April 06, 2012      5 comments

Groom's kilt marked and measured - the most stressful part of making a kilt - DONE. Now to start sewing, but that will have to wait until Monday. Need to do some spring housecleaning in preparation for family Easter dinner here. I didn't go... Read more
Personal Trainer
Thursday, April 05, 2012      6 comments

It has been two weeks since I had a session with my personal trainer. I normally have a one on one with her, but she is leaving at 3:45 am to go to LA to interview for The Biggest Loser, so I was with a class. It felt good to do a hard workout... Read more
Strength Training
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      8 comments

I had an easy day. The kids played quietly. I did a couple of SP videos this morning. This afternoon I walked 30 min on the treadmill and then tonight went to the gym for 30 min strength training workout with my daughter. I haven't done a ST... Read more
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      7 comments

I had my biannual physical today (I have to have one every two years for my daycare license). Everything went well. I didn't have breakfast because of fasting blood work. They took 5 vials of blood. I weighed in at TOPS tonight and lost... Read more
Rough Night - Quiet Day
Monday, April 02, 2012      9 comments

I had a very bad night. Last night my throat started to hurt. I was able to fall asleep, but when I woke up at 2:00 to go to the bathroom, I couldn't get back to sleep. I finally got up at 3:00 and sparked until 4:00am., then went back to bed... Read more
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
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

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