Chptr 12, Day 72
Goodness, this day is off to a humdinger of a start. I've had to make mega adjustments to my schedule; Murphy's law is creating havoc and I'm doing my best not to react to anything.
Grand daughter is running a high fever as of yesterday. ... Read more
Chptr 12, Days 64-71
DAYS 64 - 70
I've been back from vacation for a week. Spent the week MIA from Spark, exercise, food plan. Off track. My slacking has come to an end. I'm back.
Now comes the hard part. Action. Groan. I have a million and on... Read more
Cumberland Falls, KY and Asheville, NC
CUMBERLAND FALLS, CORBIN, KY
Here's a few photos of our trip to Cumberland Falls in Corbin, KY in the Daniel Boone National State Forest. Elevation is anywhere from 2500 -3300 feet high. There are nearly 20 miles of trails, some require clim... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 63
Enjoyed an excellent used book store sale with the family. After some area famous barbecue, we went to an Appalachia museum and gift shop for arts and crafts in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Saw beautiful things by the local artisans: pottery, wov... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 61, 62
Lefty KY for NC. It was a beautiful, scenic drive through the Smokey Mountains. They went for miles and miles. Spending time with DH's brother and wife; nice to have this family time and it is even better that they are both lovely pe... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 60
What a beautiful little college town Berea, KY is. The Boone Tavern (hotel), run by the college, is historic and something really special. The wood furniture in this elegant old hotel was all made by the college students.Their restaurant food ... Read more
Chptr 12, Days 58, 59
It was nice to leisurely leave for a trip late morning for once, instead of DH's usual 4a-5a. DH and I both got our morning walks in before departure. The scenery on the drive had a full array of Fall foilage to enjoy in full peak in ... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 57
What a day. DH asked me if we could leave for our trip tomorrow, as he wants to beat the rain. An upside down kind of day.
Operating on 4 hours sleep, I plunged through the laundry and figuring out clothes for freezing temperatures, hik... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 56
Errands today. My hip joint feels nearly back to normal so I'm ready to tackle the day with some enthusiasm. Being extra cautious, I'm skipping the strength training today.
Blood work, hairdresser, pick up bottle of wine, shop for pair of... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 55
Client work all day. Aching hip socket today. Forget the walk, jog intervals today. Instead I forced myself to walk. After the first mile, the pain dulled and then I guess either the area became numb or I walked it out. Hopefully the latter... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 54
I keep throwing in one bad eating day to throw off my progress. This time it was mid day snacking, aka "lunch." It was quite a "lunch" ....no way my body can use that volum... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 53
Rainy, mild day. I'll be looking for a break in the clouds around noon to get my walk in.
Quiet day. I will spend most of it on client work.
Love the morning after avoiding a snack attack last night. Kitchen was cl... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 52.....the importance of water
Yesterday, I read a Spark people article about the importance of getting enough water daily. Their recommendation is 8-10 cups every day. the article goes on to say:
"Besides being a vital component of your body, water also helps to reduc... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 51
Late rise. Cold took a home in my body with full commitment. Sleep was fitful at best. It's raining.
No matter...... It's a new week! A new day! And, well, it was so very nice of the cold germs to sorta hold off until my 30 challenge ... Read more
Chptr 12, Day 50
Mid-point. Lost 5# within the first 20 days. Hence that, the needle on the scale is pretty much stuck; 30 more days equaled additional loss of just 2# for a total of 7#. Even though I increased my exercise by another 30 minutes daily over the... Read more