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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Today we celebrated my grandson's first birthday! My daughter had a jar of Prego Spaghetti sauce on the piano. It took all of us a little bit before we realized she was announcing that she was pregnant! She is due next May. I am so excited!
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