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Rest & Celebration
Sunday, October 17, 2010      7 comments

Today was a nice restful day! I slept in until 9:30. Made coffee cake (my husband's request) and while it cooked got on SparkPeople. Then I decided to finish reading Peace Child by Don Richardson. It is so amazing to see how God had things i... Read more
Busy Sat.
Sunday, October 17, 2010      3 comments

It was a very busy day of errands. I counted all the walking around as exercise -- I did 7000+ steps. My calories were just below my range. I didn't eat out - came home for lunch and had a almond butter & low sugar raspberry jam (homemade). ... Read more
Saturday, October 16, 2010      9 comments

This last week I have had eggs, sausage & grapefruit for breakfast and I haven't felt snacky most of the day. Well, today I had Banana Nut Crunch cereal for breakfast and I had to fight the urge to snack all day. I think I need to have a high ... Read more
Friday, October 15, 2010      8 comments

I have enjoyed doing a blog each day. It has held me to a high accountability to all my SparkFriends. Thank you all for your encouragement! I ended up marching in place tonight as I watched TV so I could reach my goal of at least 7000 ste... Read more
Quiet Day
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      7 comments

Today, I didn't have any daycare kids. I used it to dust my bedroom, clean my bathroom and sewing room. After I took a short nap, I worked on making pillow forms for the pillows I made from my Grandma's crocheted strips. I have three done and... Read more
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      19 comments

Tonight was my weigh-in at TOPS. I lost 1.25 lbs!! It is so encouraging to see all my effort starting to pay off. I need to continue to stay focused. I'm also changing my original goal of 5000 steps a day to 7000 steps. Yesterday ( my first... Read more
Monday, October 11, 2010      9 comments

Today I wore my pedometer for the first time since I injured my knee. I am glad to start building my walking program again. I did the George Foreman Express Walk DVD. As of now I have @5700 steps. My goal for the day was 5000, so I fell pret... Read more
Saturday's Blog
Sunday, October 10, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday was a long day - and when I got on SP at 11:30pm to blog, I was able to only partially log in my food for the day then the site went down and wasn't able to load anything. So, I am blogging early Sunday am. The day started at 5:4... Read more
Snacky Day
Friday, October 08, 2010      5 comments

I was very tired today andI had the case of the munchies. emoticon My dd brought home donuts and I tried to resist ... Read more
One Year Sparkversary
Thursday, October 07, 2010      15 comments

Today marks one year on being on SparkPeople. I have made many friends and am grateful for all the support and encouragement. As I look back at where I started I haven't lost a lot of weight. My start weight was 245 and I am now at 241.75. I... Read more
Cleaning Day
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      8 comments

Today was nice -- I ended up not having any daycare kids. So, I thoroughly cleaned the kitchen -- needed it after 2 months of canning!! I exercised in the morning. I carried all the jars of jams downstairs to the pantry and organized -- more ... Read more
WooHoo and Routine Off
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      4 comments

I finished canning all the fruit today. I haven't done the tally yet -- will do that tomorrow. My routine was messed up this morning. I had another daycare child today and one came early. So I wasn't able to exercise until late afternoon an... Read more
Apples Done!
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      12 comments

I finished coring, peeling and slicing all the apples today. Tomorrow I will make apple butter. My feet are just killing me and it is after 10:00 so I will do my knee physical therapy tomorrow. This morning I was tired and I didn't real... Read more
Sunday, October 03, 2010      8 comments

Today was a good day. I was able to put up 5 bags of apples ea = 1 apple pie. Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to finish the apples. This afternoon I had my granddaughter while her parents went to a wedding. She slept most of the time. Whe... Read more
Computer problems & Super Busy
Sunday, October 03, 2010      8 comments

Friday I was unable to blog because I try to do it at the end of the day just before I go to bed, that way I can check off my goals. Well... my husband was working on something on the computer and "broke" it. He had to run a fix program and th... Read more

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