This morning I could have slept in - but my body wouldn't let me. So, I was up early. I started to work on Christmas lists and I ended up getting Christmas presents online. I spent the whole day in my pajamas. It was a productive and relaxing... Read more
I had a great Thanksgiving. I got up early, got the rolls set out to rise. Then I went to the gym and did an hour cardio workout. When I got home I had a light high protein breakfast. Then we got ready and went to my sister's for dinner. We... Read more
Tuesday, the band left after lunch. I spent the afternoon cleaning up and washing sheets. I also got some time in on the treadmill. Then in the evening I went to the gym and did a tough cardio workout from my trainer. She has upped the level... Read more
I did something today I haven't done in a long time--I read a book cover to cover. The band arrived early (@8:30am). They had driven all night and were exhausted, so they went directly to bed and basically slept or relaxed in their rooms all d... Read more
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
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
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