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7/8/14 - Bedtime
7/8/2014 11:13:45 PM,
I'm posting this blog because the electricity came back on. It's not raining, storming, windy, or snowy, but we were out of power for 45 minutes. Go...
Tuesday's words to Ponder
7/8/2014 11:13:13 PM,
I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends mak...
Barbara La Fontaine quote
7/8/2014 11:12:51 PM,
"We are better than we know. If we can be made to see it,
perhaps for the rest of our lives we will be unwilling to settle for less."
7/8/2014 11:12:40 PM,
Last night the Pirates were tied 0 - 0 with St. Louis going into the 9th inning. St. Louis won with with a 2 run home run blast. Tonight it w...
The real weight of 5 pounds
7/8/2014 11:10:31 PM,
5 pounds. It doesn't seem like a big number, yet it holds my self esteem in its clutches. 5 pounds is what I gain and lose and gain and lose. Yeah,...
7/8/2014 11:07:55 PM,
"There's no 'should' or 'should not' when it comes to having feelings. They're part of who we are and their origins are beyond our control. When we ca...
Anybody Out There?!?
7/8/2014 11:03:22 PM,
I thought it was time I dusted off the cobwebs from this blog and do a bit of updating. I've been making healthy lifestyle changes since December. I...
7/8/2014 10:59:40 PM,
Well, I had a blog here and pressed the return button and everything just disappeared. Just whining anyway. Had a lousy nite's sleep but then had a...
7/8/2014 10:57:09 PM,
1 egg sandwich
apples and two chicken nuggets
1 serving of crackers
Food is My Drug of Choice
7/8/2014 10:56:00 PM,
I'm an emotional eater. I eat for any and all emotions: happy, sad, excited, nervous, mad. Food has become my drug of choice. It's my best friend, tha...
Workout Reality Check!
7/8/2014 10:55:00 PM,
I went to the YMCA yesterday, which I just recently joined with my family, for my first gym workout. I went on the treadmill. The trainer said I sho...
7/8/2014 10:54:42 PM,
So, today I hit day 14 on the 21 day sugar detox. Its been fun and interesting. I have spent way more time in the kitchen than i ever did before and I...
Third (4th, 5th?) time is a charm... right?
7/8/2014 10:53:45 PM,
Today is the day that I realized I need to make some progress, and be willing to change. This is not the first time I have had this epiphany, but it h...
Day 240 - My First Half Marathon Training Session...
7/8/2014 10:48:57 PM,
...nearly killed me.
I'll admit, I'm not super in shape. I can barely run a mile on a flat surface. However, I found a Couch to Half Marathon tra...
Blogging!!! (Day 4)
7/8/2014 10:48:06 PM,
Not a great day - I've had worse but I've certainly had better.
Only had 4 hrs & 40 mins sleep, 4,856 steps - both shy of my daily goal. Woke up...
A moment to catch my breath
7/8/2014 10:48:02 PM,
This morning was a little hectic but the afternoon was
quieter so I could catch my breath. Amazing how much
you appreciate the silence when it com...
what a great day
7/8/2014 10:47:53 PM,
Its a beautiful day today. Kids were good. Went to visit hubby at campground. They hired someone to replace the injured co-worker so he is training hi...
Day 189: A Saboteur, Who Me?
7/8/2014 10:47:41 PM,
"Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: y...
7/8/2014 10:45:46 PM,
1. i am grateful for my babies, because they remind me to be present.
2. i am grateful for mushrooms, because they are yummy.
3. i am grateful for...
100 Days to a New You Challenge day 056/100/044
7/8/2014 10:44:42 PM,
Today I took a longer walk outside, drank 10 glasses of water & did some work on the Mandala on page #23. I did a lot of reading in a paperback book &...
Long day and catching up with a friend
7/8/2014 10:37:00 PM,
long-day-and-catching-up-with-friend.html... Read more
Week One - Doing Pretty good
7/8/2014 10:35:47 PM,
For my Week One weigh in I have lost 2 pounds. Im so very happy about that but I feel like I didn't make a lot of good choices a few days this past w...
Tues Jul 8
7/8/2014 10:34:43 PM,
Decided to just take the night off. No nothing! And so help me...we have a big snake in the house. Now I've got to figure out how to get it out. Yuck!...
Tuesday sleep and step check in
7/8/2014 10:34:02 PM,
Here is the sleep plan:
1. Computer and TV off by 10 pm.
2. Take melatonin dose by 10 pm.
3. Drink either a little glass of milk or a cu...
2014, Day 189 (7/8)
7/8/2014 10:32:37 PM,
136 total minutes walking, 150 total minutes on my recumbent, 22-minute Bodyweight Burn, 15 minutes of strength training outside!!!! (3 minutes each o...
7/8/2014 10:28:18 PM,
Just got settled in at home...work and then the gym!!! Now shower and dinner!
Hope you had a great day!
Hot and humid
7/8/2014 10:25:47 PM,
Today was extremely hot and humid!! I finished Week 2, Day 3 of my 13.1 training. My pace was horrible (15:24) but much better than sitting on the c...
Tomorrow I push the reset button
7/8/2014 10:23:19 PM,
This journey of trying to get healthy has been up and down, up and down many times. The last 3 months have been down, down, and down more. Emotional e...
Exercise before exercise
7/8/2014 10:18:52 PM,
Yes, I do exercise before I do other exercises. In the mornings before my dad gets up, I do a workout DVD. Then on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays is...
#30DaysofAwesome - Day 4
7/8/2014 10:16:58 PM,
My Fellow Done Girl, WOLFKITTY, inspired me to do a 30 day blog streak of something. I choose 30 days of AWESOME because I am!
Today is Da...
Odd Spot #18.
7/8/2014 10:16:26 PM,
The epitome of boredom is popularly thought to be watching paint dry. Dr Thomas Curwen, 34, has done just that in his job for a major paint company i...
Thought for the day, and a NSV
7/8/2014 10:14:01 PM,
The NSV was more of a slow realization, as I tried to get dressed to go on a walk. Had to exercise some creativity ... my thrift store shorts d...
Going clothes shopping makes me feel...
7/8/2014 10:13:07 PM,
Going clothes shopping makes me feel...
Like I need to lose weight;
Old and frumpy;
Like I should spend money on something else....
7/8/2014 10:10:48 PM,
Usually I just drink lots of water before I exercise. I really have to come up with something better....
Day 2 - a success!
7/8/2014 10:08:01 PM,
This is day 2 of recommitting to myself. Last nights boot camp was KILLER! AWESOME! Sore today and my legs and shoulders are tired. Went tonight...
Hopefully it will get better, hopefully GS will be able to come back to stay for a couple of weeks.
7/8/2014 10:07:53 PM,
Our NY Daughter -in-law drove over to take our grandson back. DH has an appointment with the eye Dr. and they would not give him an earlier appointmen...
7/8/2014 10:07:42 PM,
Why do I need to change my habits?
Because my children are learning my behaviors. I don't want them to face the same struggles that I have faced in...
7/8/2014 10:06:06 PM,
I felt pretty down today. Just thinking about life and the mistakes of past instead of the good habits that I am doing today. Going through a pity p...
Scripture for Today
7/8/2014 10:05:39 PM,
I will worship toward Your holy temple, And praise Your name For Your loving kindness and Your truth; For You have magnified Your word above all Your...
good news today
7/8/2014 10:05:29 PM,
As many of my regular readers know,, I am in a bright yellow cast, up to my knee (left side) from a surgery to save my left big toe (I HOPE this works...
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