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Saturday, March 21, 2015      2 comments

Some how I am receiving the Seventeen magazine. So I took a look at some of the articles and realized how far I have gone since I was seventeen. I remember my teenage years where I hated the way I look and my spirits low. I had the same sevente... Read more


Monday, March 16, 2015      3 comments

Today as the sun comes up and the choir of birds started singing, I praise God for another day of blessings and trails. Blessing of that I have a wonderful Savior who loves and cares for me and will help me get through this difficult day. My h... Read more

Back on the saddle

Monday, July 29, 2013      1 comments

Four weeks ago I was thrown off my bike and fracture my ribs. It hurt to breath, cough, sneeze and move side to side. Because of respiration difficulties I developed walking pneumonia. After four weeks I am finally feeling better. Today I go... Read more

Circle of Life

Sunday, April 14, 2013      0 comments

The world is round and the place can be the end but also be the beginning. ~Ivy Baker Priest On Friday April 12, I welcomed my friend's son new baby into the world. Ten fingers, ten toes, pe... Read more


Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

Today the temps were in the 50s and I decided to hop on my bike. I decided to do a 21 mile bike ride. It has been awhile since I had done a long ride and I was not sure if I was going to finish. The ride started out strong and continued until... Read more

Mud Bonding

Friday, March 22, 2013      1 comments

Today the temps were in the 30s and sunny. I decided to go for a bike ride and rode 13 miles. It felt good to ride outside instead of indoors. When I got home I was covered with mud, but I rather be covered with mud instead of fat. Read more

Old Man Winter came for a visit

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday was 57 and raining and today 7 inches of snow fell with temps falling below zero. Welcome Old Man Winter!! Will be enjoying your cold wet snow by snowshoeing and xc skiing. Read more

Cold Temps

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      1 comments

Today was very cold with temps reaching 9 degrees. I find exercising in cold weather not enjoyable. This is the time where I go to the gym and work-out. I ran on the treadmill for 30 minutes at 5-7mph. I still had some energy to get ri... Read more


Sunday, January 20, 2013      0 comments

Spent the day today with girlfriends. We worship, ate lunch and supper together and went to spend our hard earn money on ourselves. Someone said once Good nature begets smiles, smiles begets friends, and friends are better than a fortune... Read more

Happy trails

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      3 comments

After many months of not running, I went for a run today. I ran 6 miles in 1 hr. I ran with a friend and that help a lot due my friend is a good runner and she kept pushing me. I planned on resting tomorrow and will run on Friday. Can ... Read more

Mind set

Friday, January 11, 2013      1 comments

I had a very heavy patient load last night and was quiet anxious about how the cares were going to be done. I had to change my mind set before I approach my patients for they can see and feel my anxiety I asked the Lord to remove my doubt, anx... Read more

Long Winter Nap

Sunday, January 06, 2013      0 comments

Today was a slow day. I slept 14 hrs, did some wash and watch TV. I have a challenging week ahead and I am ready to face whatever the week brings.... Read more

Saturday Win

Sunday, January 06, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday was one of those days when diet was excellent, friendship restored, forgiveness given and the Green Bay Packers won.... Read more

Old man Winter

Monday, December 31, 2012      3 comments

I am not a cold weather person and when Winter comes I become a different person. I sleep and eat more and my moods represent the long dark days. I had to do something about this season called Winter. Last year I made peace with old man... Read more

Family that works out together lives long together

Friday, December 14, 2012      1 comments

Tonight's family dinner topic was on health. My 24 year old twin sons stated they work out at the Y before dinner and express their gratitude that they have a gym to go to. When they were young, we made a family decision to drop cable TV and ... Read more

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