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One More Pound Gone
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      6 comments

I am down one more pound today! I am only 1/2 lb away from this month's goal. I know I am going to have to work real hard this week. I have two Thanksgiving meals coming up. But I am planning for them, not only in what exercise I will do , b... Read more
Motivation Acrostic
Monday, November 22, 2010      5 comments

I read this verse today and it really motivated me to keep on keeping on. Deut. 30:11 "now what I am commanding you today is not too difficult for you or beyond your reach". M-ake short term goals O-ut with negative thoughts T-hink... Read more
Thanksgiving Begins
Sunday, November 21, 2010      9 comments

I love this time of year. For the last 3 years we have celebrated Thanksgiving 3 times in one week. It always starts with the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Our church has a Thanksgiving potluck right after the town's celebration of lighting t... Read more
Jam Day
Friday, November 19, 2010      8 comments

Today was another quiet day. I made some more raspberry jam, plum jam and plum blueberry jam. While I was stirring the jam, I slowly marched in place. I was careful in not putting any stress on my foot. It hasn't been very sore today, which ... Read more
Focusing on strength training
Thursday, November 18, 2010      6 comments

I didn't sleep very well last night because my foot was really throbbing. It hurt worse I think because the dr kept poking at it yesterday. But I really wasn't too tired today. One thing I have noticed being on this high protein, low carb die... Read more
Sidelined Again
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      9 comments

This afternoon I went to the dr because my right foot has been painful for the last couple of weeks. He said he thinks it is a stress fracture. I had an xray taken late, so I will find out tomorrow the results. If not, the nerves could be infl... Read more
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      13 comments

Woohoo!! I lost 2 lbs this week. I am now BELOW my pre-surgery weight by .25 lb. That was my goal this week and I made it! I just got to lose 1.5 lbs now to get to my goal for November. I am going to do it. Today, I made 4 batches of lo... Read more
Pumpkins & Zucchini
Monday, November 15, 2010      5 comments

Today I didn't have any daycare kids. So, I cooked up all my pumpkins and worked up some zucchini. I exercised this morning. I ate well. Things have settled into a good routine. The one thing that is hard to do is get my knee exercise... Read more
Monday, November 15, 2010      2 comments

Had a wonderful relaxing day. I wanted to sleep in, but was awake at 6:30am -- good 'ol bladder calling (lol). I couldn't get back to sleep, so I got up and read the Bible a little, had a light breakfast then I got on SP. It was so quiet in t... Read more
Helping Move
Sunday, November 14, 2010      5 comments

Today, my husband and I went to help by Dad move. We were expecting things to be packed and all we would have to do is move the boxes & furniture. Well....nothing was packed, my Dad's wife was heading to a baby shower and my job was to pack th... Read more
I'm Back
Friday, November 12, 2010      5 comments

Well, I haven't posted a blog for a couple of days. I couldn't on Wed because of SP maintenance and then on Thurs my husband had to help by sister with a computer virus and he was remoting into her computer. The last three days have been... Read more
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      11 comments

Today I weighed in at TOPS and lost 1.5 lbs! Woohoo! I am only 2 pounds away from my before surgery weight. I am going to try to get that off this week! I did well today. Went below my calorie range, but I always do that on Tuesdays b... Read more
Exercise Doubled
Monday, November 08, 2010      11 comments

Today I upped my exercise and did 120 minutes. I have been averaging around 60-80 min. I did 90 minutes (did 2 DVD's for 70 min & 20 oxycise) straight and the rest later. I didn't follow Atkins for breakfast-- I had oatmeal. My granddau... Read more
Sunday, November 07, 2010      2 comments

Today was a fun. It was a nice rest day. I mainly played with my granddaughter. We went shopping at Walmart. While she took a nap, I cut out the pieces for 4 blocks for my youngest daughters quilt. I ate well and even got to the 10,000 steps.... Read more
Saturday, November 06, 2010      3 comments

This morning I went to a baby shower brunch. I was good. I only had the egg & ham bake. I was tempted to have a small piece of the homemade danish. But I didn't. I did have 2 small strawberries (which is not on the Atkins induction), but I ... Read more

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