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It's a tough day
7/11/2014 4:49:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today is the 1 year anniversary of my breast cancer diagnosis. I didn't think it would bother me much, but it is hitting hard. I've done fairly...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

A lot of exercising today
7/10/2014 10:06:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I did a lot of exercising today. Here's how it went: 30 minute workout DVD 30 minute treadmill 30 minutes stationary/recumbent bike 30 minu...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

It's about time
7/9/2014 11:03:54 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Before my surgery I could do my 3 mile walk in about 45 minutes. When I started back up 2 weeks ago it was taking me an hour to walk those same 3 mile...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

Not my day to be out of bed
7/9/2014 10:30:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Got up this morning sore from the knees down from my exercising. Hit my knee on the door frame while coming in from the outside with the dog. That did...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Exercise before exercise
7/8/2014 10:18:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Realizing my inner goddess
7/7/2014 10:06:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

After doing treadmills and stationary bikes, I was seeing my inner goddess. I wasn't looking into a mirror, I was seeing my inner goddess in my mind's...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Holly Holy
7/6/2014 9:45:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Okay, I'm listening to that song by Neil Diamond right now. The live version anyway at the Greek Theatre I believe in Los Angeles. I'm glad that my la...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A rainy Saturday
7/5/2014 9:22:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It has rained off and on all day long. Dad was planning on mowing the yard but the rain beat him. Looks like midweek before he even gets the chance to...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Happy 4th!!!
7/4/2014 10:17:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Happy 4th of July to everyone. We didn't do too much. After I fixed breakfast for the both of us, we stayed home until it was time for supper. Dad had...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Thought wrong about water heater
7/3/2014 9:51:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Went to take a shower tonight, no hot water. We thought that it was fixed. Guess we have to have the repairman back to fix the water heater again. Thi...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Too cool outside to do anything outside
7/2/2014 9:48:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It didn't make it out of the 60s today here in west central Illinois. And tried to rain. It was the really light stuff. Not much to do anything outsid...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Still feeling great
7/1/2014 10:17:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

They almost stopped me in doing my exercises because my blood pressure was 166/100. I told them that I'm going to do it because I know that it'll be l...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

It's amazing
7/1/2014 8:47:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

How good I feel exercising and eating better in just over a week. My energy levels are up. I feel good. Much of my pain is gone! I am really loving th...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

Feeling so alive
6/30/2014 10:17:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Got to workout today. Did 2 treadmills today at 2.5mph (was at 2.0mph last week when I started back) and I added an incline of 6% to it too. But I put...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A good day to stay inside
6/29/2014 9:35:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was a really muggy day. It was hard to breath when we went outside. I'm glad that we stayed at home after going to the pot luck at the church. I...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

In search of a name...
6/29/2014 8:18:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have a weight watchers points plus pedometer. I love how it works to keep me active. I especially love having it on while I am at work. I work as a...  Read more

LANCE992

A sleepy day
6/28/2014 10:16:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, it could of been one with the way the day went. We didn't do a whole lot today. We went to Target and to JoAnn Fabrics. I needed some more yello...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Somewhat of a light day
6/27/2014 10:16:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Didn't do a whole lot today and I'm kind of glad. Dad needed a couple more of his meds that Target didn't have yesterday and we needed Kleenex. Had to...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

No exercises today
6/26/2014 9:33:08 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Why? My blood pressure was high. The last time they checked it, it was 160/104. I think that I know why. My TOM is going on and I was having some nast...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Long and slow day
6/25/2014 9:54:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It felt like a long and slow day. We had a few things to do when we were gone. No reel mower. As Neil Diamond put into a song Thank The Lord for the N...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

I am back
6/24/2014 10:14:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well it's been a while since I've been here, but I am back now and more determined than ever. So a lot has happened in the last year and I'm fin...  Read more

COMEUNDONE87

Okay we got screwed with the mower
6/24/2014 10:11:51 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, found out that it wasn't the carburetor that is the reason. One of the workers who works up at the garage here in town brought one down that cam...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Soreness that makes you to say...
6/23/2014 10:14:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm staring to feel my exercises today. It's been at least 2 years since I did any of these exercises. Right at the bottom of my rib cage and at my sh...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Come on Monday!!!
6/22/2014 9:41:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Tomorrow is the day that I start back on treadmills and stationary bikes. At least I can add them in on SparkPeople while I'm working out on my Nook T...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Broke down and did it but now regret eating
6/21/2014 10:07:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Just a moment ago I had some regular bread and now I am regretting it. I'm feeling some of the symptoms that I was having before I became gluten free....  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Another 2 pounds down
6/20/2014 10:28:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Okay I'm down another 2 pounds bringing my weekly weight loss to 5 pounds and a total of 15 pounds since March 11th. Talk about feeling good. I was f...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Cannot wait for Monday
6/19/2014 10:18:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Monday I will start doing my workout at cardiac rehab. Would of started today but I wanted to do a full week instead of a partial week. Plus my sciati...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Lost another 2 pounds
6/18/2014 10:11:06 PM,  5 COMMENTS

That brings my total up to 3 pounds lost for the week and 13 pounds lost since March 11th. That makes me feel so good. I wouldn't doubt that I've lo...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Sore hip and down another pound
6/17/2014 10:32:43 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My left hip is a little sore tonight. It was just before I took my shower tonight. Thought that taking a hot shower would help and it did some. I thin...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Stupid Mower Part 4
6/16/2014 10:00:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Dad and I got the mower up to the garage this morning before we had to go to Peoria for them to swap rear ends for a Chevy Avalanche. They hadn't work...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Stupid mower Part 3
6/15/2014 10:23:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Checked the mower out today but didn't start it. Just looked under it where the blade was at to see if it was clean so it can work. Its clean. Then I...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Update...
6/15/2014 9:55:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Sorry I have been MIA for a month but I was busy. Today marked 7 father's days I have had without my dads around. Today was also busy with work a...  Read more

LANCE992

Stupid mower Part 2
6/14/2014 10:26:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Okay it is 100% the spark plug. No spark when I tried to start it today Thinking of letting the stupid mower set overnight to see if it would start to...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Stupid mower
6/13/2014 10:49:08 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Okay I tried the STP in the gas tank. No go on that. Put a couple of small doses of gas into the carborator. Almost worked. Started to mow and the stu...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A long day of doing nothing
6/12/2014 10:22:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The only time we left town was to go and get supper. We went down to Macomb, IL to have supper at Ponderosa. I had a gift card with $17.85 left on it...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Time to relax
6/11/2014 10:31:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Finally no more doctor appointments for a while. Well, the one that he had today was a chiropractor and that is once a month for dad. He doesn't have...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Long day
6/10/2014 10:25:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today was a long day. Dad had his appointment with the lung doctor. He has to take another inhaler once a day and has to have therapy I'm not sure the...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Having bad luck with push mower
6/9/2014 10:34:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Tried to use push mower today. Still didn't work. Everything is find on it. Cannot figure out why it isn't working right. Going to see if the garage h...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

2 out of 3 things done
6/8/2014 10:51:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I got 2 out of 3 things that I wanted to do done today. I used the new trimmer around the different places that I did. I need to remember to use it on...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

YIKES
6/8/2014 4:09:23 PM,  1 COMMENTS

SO, I read back to the last blog entry I made and where I was just over a year ago. So much has changed since then! My brother in law passed away of a...  Read more

JAL4828

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