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New job is great after 3 days...

Thursday, September 11, 2008      0 comments

I work in a building with 2000 employees in the business office for a large healthcare company in Minneapolis. I have never seen such a big office before. In my area (1/4 of the floor) there is an open area with cubicles with 150 or so workers... Read more

First day on new job went very well

Monday, September 08, 2008      2 comments

I am happy about my new job. There are a lot of nice people and I think the work will be challenging and interesting. Training most of the day and getting to know the work area. Working in a huge building that used to be the main Sears and Ro... Read more

Deleted previous blog...

Sunday, September 07, 2008      3 comments

About 2-3 weeks ago I wrote a blog saying how happy I was to get a new job after needing to transfer because of having had surgery on both thumbs (joint replacements). After not getting any responses to that blog, I decided to delete it as I go... Read more

Stressin' but blessin'

Thursday, August 07, 2008      3 comments

Today is my "going away party" at work after 16 years in the same department and 19 in the hospital where I work. Asked for fruit for the treat instead of cake but boss said no way. I guess we know who the boss is there. I am moving on to a p... Read more

Is cutting my finger an excuse for not swimming?

Sunday, August 03, 2008      4 comments

emoticon I can't believe I was such a klutz. I was preparing a recipe from Spark Recipes, (Sesame Collards) from ... Read more

Made goal of exercise 3 times this week.

Saturday, August 02, 2008      0 comments

Love to swim. Tried to download picture of me before snorkeling in the Caribbean last year, but have to resize it. Want to go back but want to get back to 175 before I do. My goal is swimming 1/2 hour and walking 1 hour (3 miles) three times... Read more

Taking it a little bit easy...

Thursday, July 31, 2008      0 comments

My goal was to walk 3 miles three times a week, but today I got another blister (this one on my little toe). I did walk 1-1/2 miles in half hour and swam for1/2 hour. With the blister, I decided I could not tolerate any more pain. I was weari... Read more

Did I overdo? No, just a little sore today....

Wednesday, July 30, 2008      2 comments

After exercizing 2 hours at the gym yesterday I took today off since I am stiff and sore but not debilitated andnot thinking of taking my cane out of the closet and using it. (Thank goodness.) Will drink lots of water today and go to bed by 10... Read more

Fantastic Tuesday for exercise...120 minutes

Tuesday, July 29, 2008      1 comments

I can't believe I did it. I did the treadmill a whole hour and walked 3 miles and made no excuses. Yesterday I felt bad cause I got a blister from the wrong shoes and socks and lasted only 10 minutes on the treadmill and then did not swim afte... Read more

Successful week for exercising...

Saturday, July 26, 2008      1 comments

It did not turn out as I had planned, but I did get to the health club (gym) three times this week. I went on Monday to swim, Thursday and walked on treadmill for 45 minutes and today, Saturday I treadmilled for 45 minutes AND swam for 30 minut... Read more

Plan went awry for 3 times swimming this week, but...

Friday, July 18, 2008      3 comments

My goal was to swim 30 minutes three times this week. I made it two times and one day I worked in the garden for 30 minutes, so overall I feel satisfied that I did get almost as much exercise. Next week I hope to add walking on the treadmill 3... Read more

Today I talked myself into going glad

Monday, July 14, 2008      2 comments

On my way home from work I started talking myself out of going to the gym. About halfway there, I had an argument with myself and said it is really stupid having a membership and not going. Then I was a little kinder to myself and reminded mys... Read more

Water, water, everywhere...

Sunday, July 13, 2008      0 comments

Last week I went up 8 pounds and then down 5 pounds. This week I went up 10 pounds and then over night down 10 pounds. This must be water. I drank about 10 glasses yesterday to help flush and apparently it helped. I will try that again today... Read more

Oh, no... both scales are broken..

Saturday, July 12, 2008      0 comments

Last week I went up 8 pounds and then down 5 pounds. This week I went up 10 pounds. And it is no mystery. Eating too much and not exercising enough. Gotta quit having all those excuses and just do it. I know I will feel better when I get ba... Read more

Fake ice cream that's easy to make

Sunday, July 06, 2008      2 comments

Use any frozen fruit chopped up. Bananas, strawberries, peaches, for example. Take fat free yogurt (pour out the watery part) and mix half and half with fruit, adding some sweetener like splenda or stevia. This is my favorite snack. Now I ju... Read more

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