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Sunday
Sunday, November 18, 2012      5 comments

I took a nap this afternoon, then went to the gym for a cardio and strength workout. Tonight I started prep for the 2nd Thanksgiving dinner. This is tomorrow night for the band. They will be arriving tomorrow morning. Day 91 of the ... Read more
Blessed with a great family!
Saturday, November 17, 2012      8 comments

I had a wonderful day. We celebrated Thanksgiving with my children and their families. It was such a blessing to sit at the table and see my children and grandchildren. We were missing my youngest daughter as she was out of town. I was... Read more
Thanksgiving Dinners
Friday, November 16, 2012      10 comments

This year I will be having four Thanksgiving dinners -- cooking for 3 of them. I have 6 turkeys in the freezer and two in the refrigerator. Tomorrow is the first - it is our immediate family Thanksgiving. My children and their families wi... Read more
Another setback
Thursday, November 15, 2012      11 comments

One setback after another trying to get my granddaugter's quilt done. First, sewing machine needed to be tuned (lost one week), next stitching too tight & tore a hole in top and back (a week to get fixed), now after quilting half of the quilt, t... Read more
Skype Session
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      7 comments

I had my 2nd Skype training session today. It was crazy again. It took a little bit to get Skype going. I had to restart my computer twice before it came up. Then half way through it dropped the call on my trainer's side. But we did get all... Read more
Family Weekend in Avon
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      7 comments

I haven't blogged for a few days. My husband and I went up to my dad's timeshare over the weekend. My sisters and their husbands, my dad and his wife and her daughter's family was there. We had a good time. We played games and just relaxed. ... Read more
Frustration
Thursday, November 08, 2012      10 comments

I was so frustrated today. This afternoon, I started quilting my granddaughter's quilt, but I didn't get very far. The stitching was too close so I stopped after 12 inches. But in trying to take out the stitches, ... Read more
Good Day
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      7 comments

The treadmill lasted for 68 min today, which was nice and allowed me to finish my book. I also did a couple of SP exercise videos. Then tonight I went to the gym and did a good 35 min intervals on the elliptical. I stayed withing my calor... Read more
Skype Training
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      6 comments

In August, my trainer had to go back to her parents indefinitely. So I haven't had any sessions since July. I have been working through the workouts she had given me over the last year and a half. Last week, I ended up chatting with her on Fa... Read more
Granddaughters
Monday, November 05, 2012      11 comments

Yesterday, was my youngest daughter's 20th birthday. We celebrated by going to Black Eyed Pea. Even though I brought some home and had for lunch today, I went over my calorie range for the day. I had a great time with my granddaughters thi... Read more
Balanced...FInally!
Saturday, November 03, 2012      9 comments

I finally got my checkbook balanced with the help of my husband. I had subtracted a credit instead of adding it. But it took me yesterday, this morning, and then my husband found it this afternoon. So glad, that is done! I am glad I hav... Read more
Help or Hinder
Saturday, November 03, 2012      7 comments

Today I posted a couple of notes stating "Help or Hinder" on my kitchen cabinet doors. Whenever I went to get something, I saw it and stopped and asked myself that very question. It sure helped. It was a crazy day otherwise. During napt... Read more
Reset Long Range Goal
Thursday, November 01, 2012      8 comments

I didn't blog yesterday because my daughter and a couple of friends over last night and they were in the living room where the computer is. My husband and I went to Applebee's for dinner, then went to Home Depot and WalMart. I don't give out H... Read more
Closet Encouragement
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      12 comments

I enjoyed a nice, quiet day. I did some Spark People bootcamp videos this morning. This afternoon, I walked on the treadmill. I upped the speed and it lasted only 33 minutes. But I do think I need to have the speed higher and go shorter, tha... Read more
Intervals
Monday, October 29, 2012      10 comments

This week I am going to concentrate on cardio intervals. I walked on the treadmill at 2.0-2.8 this afternoon. Then tonight at the gym I did intervals on the stationary bike and the arc trainer for 60 minutes. I was chatting on Facebook wi... Read more

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