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  • Looking for balance

    3/30/2015 8:55:15 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The lock on my apartment door is malfunctioning. I can lock it from the inside, but the key doesn't work, so I can't lock it when I leave the ap... Read more

  • Lazy day...

    3/29/2015 5:52:40 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I took the day easy today. I decided to let Cooper decide when we were getting up this morning. I was awake, but he didn't want to get up until... Read more

  • I am an introvert

    3/28/2015 7:58:38 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I am an introvert. I embrace that aspect of myself and accept that sometimes I don't fit in well with social situations. Today was one long soc... Read more

  • Snowy day...

    3/27/2015 8:38:42 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It snowed most of the day today. But it wasn't as wet as yesterday, so Cooper was willing to walk. I ended up walking him over 7 miles this mor... Read more

  • Yucky weather

    3/26/2015 10:08:11 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    That wasn't snow, and it wasn't rain. It was slush falling from the sky. Cooper's least favorite weather, so I had trouble getting him to walk ... Read more

  • Driving and plotting...

    3/25/2015 10:46:37 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I took the dog for an hour's walk before heading out to my parents' house to swap cars and take off for PA. Tigan (my niece) is moving once agai... Read more

  • The dentist said "good job"...

    3/24/2015 8:58:37 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I had an "energetic" dental hygenist today. I don't usually mind getting a cleaning, but he was really digging under my gums... all the while sa... Read more

  • Walk that dog...

    3/23/2015 7:16:00 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Cooper got 5 walks again today. We are definitely ( but slowly) getting back to our 3 walks a day. I like it when he is willing to go for a lon... Read more

  • Crankiness

    3/22/2015 9:12:50 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was just feeling frustrated over little, unimportant things today, even knowing they were not important I still let them get to me. Grrr... Ma... Read more

  • Feeling better since trip to the emergency room

    3/22/2015 8:07:26 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I'm doing better since my trip to the emergency room. I saw my doctor the day after the stress test. He said that the emergency room didn't... Read more

  • Lunch with the folks...

    3/21/2015 9:02:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Most Saturdays I go out to my parents' house and make lunch for all of us (mom, dad, brother, and me). Today was no different. I made citrusy b... Read more

  • Long day...

    3/20/2015 10:34:55 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Everyone in the building had to be up early this morning for the pre inspection of the building. Today they were checking emergency pull cords a... Read more

  • Making plans...

    3/19/2015 9:37:34 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was chatting online with my niece, Tigan, today and she invited me to go on a road trip with her in April. Her other grandparents are in Ft M... Read more

  • Energizer Doggie!

    3/18/2015 8:02:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My little dog, Cooper, is just like the Energizer Bunny the last few days. I take him out for nice long walks, and an hour (sometimes an hour an... Read more

  • Happy St Patrick's Day!

    3/17/2015 9:44:54 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I spent the day today mostly walking the dog. I don't know if he is tired out, but I am. I have already walked him over 20 miles, and I will pr... Read more

  • Wow years later and in the same spot

    3/17/2015 12:06:19 PM, by MISSDEBI101

    Sometimes I feel like such a failure. Here it is years since I first started sparkpeople and I am not much better off. In fact I am now on insul... Read more

  • Tiring out the dog?

    3/16/2015 9:55:57 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Finally conditions were right to walk the dog for hours and hours (about 4 hours all together), with the ice melting off the sidewalks, and temps... Read more

  • Lovely Sunday

    3/15/2015 10:38:38 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My brother finally got my mom's car unstuck from his driveway today. He is going to get the alternator checked tomorrow probably. I went to... Read more

  • Typical Saturday...

    3/14/2015 7:58:40 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I tried to get Cooper to go for a longer walk this morning, but he was having no part of that, and instead we walked around the block. This mean... Read more

  • Lacking motivation... sort of

    3/13/2015 8:44:43 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I couldn't convince myself to get to the gym today by myself, so instead I took Cooper out for a 2 hour walk in the morning, then hopped on the b... Read more

  • Rest day and Trivia night

    3/12/2015 10:44:10 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It was more or less a rest day for me. Didn't do it intentionally,but that is how it worked out. And then this evening I went to Trivia Night w... Read more

  • Such a slow learner

    3/12/2015 6:16:01 PM, by TINYDANCER

    Back again. I do this over and over again. I always think this time will be the time it works. I was gone almost a year. I was losing, now I... Read more

  • Spent time in the emergency room

    3/11/2015 9:59:12 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I got to spend some time in the emergency room yesterday afternoon for over 3 hours. I had some signs and symptoms of a heart attack but I didn't... Read more

  • Annoying dog...

    3/11/2015 9:23:18 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I did not go to the gym this morning. There just wasn't time with appointments and errands and such. That didn't stop me from working out thoug... Read more

  • Faking it

    3/10/2015 7:34:12 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Eventually I will make it. I didn't feel like doing anything today, but I made myself get moving, and stayed in motion most of the day. Startin... Read more

  • plodding along...

    3/9/2015 10:48:53 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    That is what it felt like I was doing today. Just one foot in front of the other all day long. I do mean ALL day too. I went to the gym, walke... Read more

  • Family dinner

    3/8/2015 11:21:36 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Dad's birthday was actually last Sunday, but family schedules didn't work for last weekend, so we celebrated tonight instead. The meal was prett... Read more

  • What happened 2 days ago

    3/8/2015 10:48:13 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Friday we were heading to another town north of us and we hit a piece of steel tubing about 2 inch square that was about 4 feet long with a piece... Read more

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    What a week

    3/8/2015 5:21:37 PM, by JOJOBEE318

    If it's not one thing, it's another... Read more

  • Soda bread and ice

    3/7/2015 7:28:58 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The soda bread was mostly a success. The pot I baked it in was a little smaller than I thought, so it rose a lot. But the flavor and texture we... Read more

  • Headache spiked

    3/6/2015 11:38:23 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The headache was bad enough today to make me skip my workout at the gym. I am concerned that the treatment isn't working yet. Oh well, life goe... Read more

  • Quiet, cold day

    3/5/2015 10:54:02 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It was a nice, calm day today. I spent most of the day with my dog, alternately going outside to walk then cuddling in the recliner. It was col... Read more

  • Neurologist appointment

    3/4/2015 9:55:48 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The roads were clear enough by afternoon to safely make the drive to Orchard Park to the neurologist's office. I had my second set of trigger po... Read more

  • Getting warmer

    3/3/2015 9:01:47 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The weather is starting to feel like it might be changing. But with the warmer weather comes freezing rain and ice. I did get in a good long wa... Read more

  • All taken care of...

    3/2/2015 7:44:36 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My neighbor and I bribed the maintenance guy (with brownies) to take the parking ticket I got yesterday to the police station/village hall and ha... Read more

  • Another milestone

    3/2/2015 8:44:36 AM, by KEELYJACK

    My life style change continues along. I have now lost 35 pounds! I am thrilled. Counting calories, changing to whole foods, moving more are all g... Read more

  • A mostly good day

    3/1/2015 9:13:53 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My niece, Tigan, made a running visit today. It was so good to see her and chat a little bit before she had to head home again. That was the de... Read more

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    Quick update

    3/1/2015 6:47:40 PM, by JOJOBEE318

    Nothing much going on... Read more

  • End of a cold month

    2/28/2015 11:11:27 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    This February was the coldest February in recorded history for the area where I live. I believe it. They said that last night would be our last... Read more

  • Yep, I went to the gym again

    2/27/2015 7:46:05 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    But I started the day with a 90 minute walk with the dog (despite the subzero temps he wanted to walk and walk), an hour on the bike, and a 45 mi... Read more

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