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Quitting, But Not

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      13 comments

I did something tonight that was hard, but I was ready to do it. I quit TOPS. I have been frustrated because it really didn't seem to be helping. I have been in this group for 10 years and I am only 10 pounds less than when I started. One pou... Read more

Great Weekend

Sunday, September 16, 2012      7 comments

This has been a great relaxing weekend. I didn't sleep well Friday night because of me shoulder and woke up early (6:00). I read a book for a couple of hours, then fell back asleep on the couch and got @10:00. I stayed in my pj's until 1:00. ... Read more

Sore Shoulder + Quilt Picture

Friday, September 14, 2012      11 comments

This morning I was planning on going to the gym to do a strength training workout. However, I woke up with a very sore shoulder - there was a huge tight lump. I went back to bed with a heating pad. After 1/2 an hour, I got back up, had some b... Read more

21 & 13 Today

Thursday, September 13, 2012      8 comments

I finished the plums today. I put up another 21 pints of plum jam and 13 pints of plum jelly. Here is the plum jam ready to be put in the oven to bake for 3-4 hours. ... Read more

Jam & Jelly

Thursday, September 13, 2012      9 comments

I spent the day working on the plums. I made 15 pints of plum jam and 22 pints of plum jelly. I still have more plums to work up tomorrow. Plus, today was laundry day. I was on my feet all day and I am tired. This morning I did The Bigg... Read more

Encouraged to Exercise

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      9 comments

I had a good day today. My exercise routine went well. One funny thing - I ended up doing a 12 min SP video. I was going through my SP emails, and opened up exercise video to just look at. My little daycare girl (22months old) came over and ... Read more

Bagpipe Parade & Plums & 127 min

Monday, September 10, 2012      5 comments

Saturday was a long, but wonderful day. We went up to Estes Park and watched the Bagpipe parade and walked the town. I had my pedometer on and it showed that I walked 4.85 miles. As promised here is a picture of the arisaid I made my daughte... Read more

101 Minutes

Friday, September 07, 2012      10 comments

Today I reached 101 minutes of exercise. I did a 36 minutes Express Walk DVD this morning. This afternoon I actually got 34 minutes on the treadmill before it stopped. After my daycare girl left I went to the gym and got a 31 min strength tra... Read more

Start of Biggest Loser Leaves of Change Fall Challenge

Thursday, September 06, 2012      1 comments

It was just a normal day today. I walked 2 miles with Leslie Sansone early this morning. Mid-morning I did a SP video and this afternoon I got in 8 min on the treadmill before it stopped. I wasn't able to get to the gym tonight as I had to fi... Read more


Wednesday, September 05, 2012      3 comments

Tonight I went to the gym -- first time since Aug 23. I did the first workout my trainer gave me. I have decided to start from the beginning and work through all of the workouts. I have 49 workouts. This will keep my body guessing. This morn... Read more

Labor Day Weekend

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      7 comments

I had a much needed relaxing weekend. I slept in every day - even though it was between 8:00-9:00. I did some errands on Saturday and sewed the buttons on my dad's vest. Saturday was my turn to teach Sunday School and then we had a church pot... Read more

Headache...Now Better

Friday, August 31, 2012      9 comments

Thursday I woke up with a headache and went to bed with a headache. It was a very hard to function all day. I did walk on the treadmill for about 20 min - it was about all I could do. I cut out the my dad's vest and my daughter's vest. ... Read more

My Daughter's Wedding Pictures

Thursday, August 30, 2012      32 comments

As promised - Wedding Pictures.... Guest Entrance into the Ceremony meadow Parents piped in to Amazing Grace ...My oldest son is the piper Read more

Tues TOPS & Wed

Thursday, August 30, 2012      4 comments

I wasn't able to blog on Tues night after TOPS because SP site was down. (I did write things down so I am counting it as goal met). According to my scale Tues morning I had stayed the same, but when I weighed in Tues night I had a .75 gain. It ... Read more


Monday, August 27, 2012      12 comments

Today was my birthday. So, first of all thank you to all my Spark Friends and your Happy Birthday wishes. It was a nice, quiet, regular day. I started the day walking on the treadmill for 30 minutes. This morning I worked on planning ... Read more

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