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Merry Christmas, all! I'd like to share the video of a Christmas song I "found" recently. It was written just a few years ago, but has the feel of an old-time Appalachian style carol and has such a beautiful message. Take time to listen, if you ... Read more
I'll be so glad when I'm over this bronchitis! The steroid taper is almost at an end and I took my last antibiotic today. Yuck. I can feel that I'm retaining water and feeling puffy; my muscle tone is bleh, too.
And I miss my cardio, and d... Read more
Ending well...Goals update
My goal for the rest of this week (13-19) is to get well so I can end the year well!
*Take my meds
*Drink plenty of fluids (already a habit, so not really a goal)
*Get at least 8 hours of sleep a night
*Eat at least 6 portions of frui... Read more
Who could have imagined two thousand years ago that we would be sharing the message of Jesus' coming with friends all over the via an electronic web? Whatever means we use to communicate the story, it's the JOY that's at the center! In this pos... Read more
On this lovely, snow-covered second Sunday of Advent, I'm reporting on my weekend goals:
*Track and stay within ranges - did this yesterday and today. Went over a wee bit in calories today (about 3!)
*Partake in MINIMAL holiday treats whe... Read more
November Goals/December Weeklies
I didn't post a weight loss goal. Gained a little over the course of the month.
*Log at least 1200 cardio minutes - Goal met
*Track calories 5 days a week and stay within ranges - nope
*Burn SP recommended calories ... Read more
It's dark and ugly outside, even though it's 3 in the afternoon.
It can't seem to decide if it wants to rain or snow.
I'm tired, even though I slept 10 hours last night.
I feel like taking a nap but, then again, I have a million... Read more
Sunday this and that
I finally got my winter tires put on yesterday --- and today it reached a high of 66 degrees?
I'm going to have a very tight couple of weeks till my next paycheck from the language school. It will include my Christmas bonus, however! Yay to... Read more
October Wrap-Up/November Goals
October Goals were to...
*Lose 2-4 pounds - didn't do that, but didn't gain either.
*Log at least 1200 cardio minutes - passed that by some 150 minutes
*Burn SP recommended calories each week - did that
*Track and stay in calorie ran... Read more
Squash on the Sofa
That's what I've titled this photo. It is what it is.
Hokaido pumpkin has been "in" lately. You can use the skin, too. So I just cut it up, remove the seeds, boil it, add b... Read more
I feel like I have a bazillion things on my mind. Time for a Mind Clutter List again, I guess. If I don't get my mind focused soon, I'll be making lists of my lists! Actually, this post IS a list of lists:
THE GOOD: (1) I've had an increase... Read more
---the way up
---the way down
I got back from four days in Switzerland on Friday. We had fabulous we... Read more
Here's how I did in September:
*Lose two more kilo (ca. 4 pounds) in time for October retreat - lost 1 (2 pounds) and I'm good with that
*Log 1200 cardio miles - logged WAY more than that, probably 1400+
*Burn SP recommended number of c... Read more
Just for fun, I decided to google that old saying about how it takes more muscles to frown than to smile.... Read more
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Time to see how I'm doing on reaching those September goals:
*Lose two more kilo (ca. 4 pounds) in time for October retreat. I'm calling this my "4 by 4" challenge since I leave on October 5.
--- am down 1 pound so far!
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