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VONBLACKBIRD
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HEY YOU!!!
Thursday, March 29, 2012      6 comments

Found this neat sign on the internet and think it is so appropriate for anyone here on Sparkpeople. I think I might commit this to memory and let it become my mantra!!!... Read more
GNOMES HOME
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      1 comments

gnomes-home.blogspot.com I do a few blogs on blogspot and thought I would share my little gnomes home spot. I started this blog to showcase our home and my... Read more
Busy as a bee
Tuesday, March 27, 2012      4 comments

Today has been a fantastically busy day for me. First the Sears repair man came around 8a.m. Then I had so many errands to run. And of course had to drag along the hubby..B... Read more
Baby Steps for a week
Monday, March 26, 2012      4 comments

One of the things asked today to do is to list our baby steps in the 5% challenge team. So here are mine: Add 5 minutes to my walk time this week. Do some house work every day even if only 5 minutes (to stay ahead) Declutter spots eac... Read more
Sundae-Sunday
Sunday, March 25, 2012      0 comments

Nope didn't have a Sundae but for some reason today I was wanting more food. I didn't indulge though..been a good little bunny...I still have the evening hours to go but already have my rice krispie cereal measured out for a snack. I will eat th... Read more
Start of my 2nd week. Yippeeeee!!
Saturday, March 24, 2012      3 comments

Well this is the start of my 2nd week of the 5%challenge. I have lost 2 lbs this week and feel so much lighter and healthier. I have been walking mainly for my exercise. I've really been fighting the pollen allergies but still doing ok. Today I ... Read more
Thank you & Measure!!
Friday, March 23, 2012      1 comments

Thanks to everyone for stopping by and brightening my day. I have done a little better today in the allergy war. I got up and ate a small breakfast. No longer had fever. But then couldn't keep my eyes open and had terrific headache so went back ... Read more
Sick day
Thursday, March 22, 2012      4 comments

Well I know I won't get much exercise in today. I went to bed in a chill last night and ran a low grade temp all night...pretty sure it is sinuses caused from so much pollen..So I've been up today but running at a snails pace...Took some meds so... Read more
Day 5 It's a Bang!!!
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      2 comments

Today started out rainy again. We did some major shopping so got some good walk time in while shopping. Keeping my calories within range. Sun is now out so going to finish the day with a bang and get more walk time. 5% challenge is going good fo... Read more
Day 4
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      1 comments

Well wasn't able to get here yesterday to do much. Was so busy and then when I found time, I couldn't get on the internet until late last night. I got on with my tablet when I got in bed and just put in my calories and did my update for the 5% ... Read more
5% Challenge day 2
Sunday, March 18, 2012      3 comments

Well today didn't go as well as before. We had 2 of the sons and their families out to eat outside..I did great until we got to the cake..splurged as it was strawberry shortcake and so topped out over my 1500 calories...not good but not going to... Read more
5% challenge Day1
Saturday, March 17, 2012      2 comments

Well I surprised myself today. Since I have a really bad back due to the RA, I find I can only walk 10-15minute stretches. But I've been so busy today that barely got the 15 minutes in. Strangely my back wasn't hurting as bad today (warmer weath... Read more
Problem areas in diet and exercise and strategies to overcome them!!
Thursday, March 15, 2012      4 comments

Diet Reason: Mindless snacking while working on the computer. Strategy: Keep any food away from computer area...Keep all food items in kitchen. Diet Reason: Snacking in evening hours when hubby snacks in front of tv. Strategy: At first ... Read more
Eggs
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      6 comments

Eggs are such a wonderful little package..so self contained and high in protein and some vitamins..and really pretty clean..Having free range chickens (we do keep in outside p... Read more
Spring time urges
Tuesday, March 13, 2012      4 comments

I'm hoping and praying that spring is finally here. The little wren couple have steadily been buidling a nest in the back of our small refrigerator we keep in our gazebo area. We have to dig the next out everyday and discourage them from nesting... Read more

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