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  • A week in

    9/16/2014 11:16:42 AM, by COYOTESFAMILY

    I am a week into refocusing. I didn't start back on sparkpeople until Thursday of last week. I was cleaning out my emails and remembered just how... Read more

  • Slept well last night but sore this morning

    9/15/2014 10:07:27 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Boy was I ever sore. Took something for pain this morning and then I drank a cup of hot tea. I haven't had to take anything for pain for the rest... Read more

  • Grumpy day...

    9/15/2014 7:51:08 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The weather is bumming me out today. Grey and chilly. Now it has started raining. I did get Cooper out for an hour and a half walk this mornin... Read more

  • Going to be sleeping great tonight

    9/14/2014 9:52:18 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I walked to and from church today. Each way was 18 minutes each. Mowed the yard today with the push mower for 67 minutes. Its a good thing that I... Read more

  • Getting ready for Winter already...

    9/14/2014 7:44:43 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went out to the farm early today, so Jeremy and I could start clearing the snow shoe trails through the woods. I got to ride some of the way i... Read more

  • Was planning on mowing yard today but didn't

    9/13/2014 10:26:28 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I was going to mow the yard today but didn't. Got a late start on things like leaving the house and all that. I was going to mow it when we got h... Read more

  • Nice day...

    9/13/2014 3:28:54 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It was a cold, wet, windy day on the water... but I had a lot of fun kayaking this morning. I loaded the boat and my gear into the truck and too... Read more

  • The rain came back

    9/12/2014 9:35:54 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    But it didn't come down as bad as it did earlier in the week when we had standing water in the back yard. If I get lucky and it is nice and sunny... Read more

  • Calm day...

    9/12/2014 9:02:22 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    After yesterday's excitement I thoroughly enjoyed my calm day today. Took Cooper out for a 2 hour walk this morning. Plus I went for a run, put... Read more

  • Starting over

    9/12/2014 1:20:08 PM, by COYOTESFAMILY

    I can't remember where I left off. I tore the cartilage in my hip. It was repaired in the spring/summer of 2011. Recovery was awful. It took ove... Read more

  • Dad's bone scan results

    9/11/2014 9:57:00 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, there isn't anything wrong with his knee. Just inflammation from the scar tissue from the surgery that he had 4 years ago next month. They ... Read more

  • Fire! Wait, no, not really...

    9/11/2014 5:34:31 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The building fire alarms went off this afternoon after I got back from the gym. No fire, thank goodness, but plenty of smoke. Fire department c... Read more

  • Too much rain

    9/10/2014 10:02:02 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Looks like it might be next week before I can even mow the yard. Part of the back yard has standing water in it. We're suppose to get more tonigh... Read more

  • Catching up...

    9/10/2014 9:01:24 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I KNOW I can't cheat on sleep and make it up in one day, so it is no surprise that one good night's sleep and I am still tired. Hopefully I will... Read more

  • A rainy day

    9/9/2014 10:01:45 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Today was a really rainy day. It rained off and on all day at least 4 or 5 times today. And they weren't light either. They were downpours. It st... Read more

  • Tired

    9/9/2014 9:10:24 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My brothers are feuding at the moment. But they are both still talking to me. So, I end up hearing two very slanted perspectives on what is hap... Read more

  • My niece was in town today...

    9/8/2014 9:59:16 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I took Cooper for a fairly long walk this morning, then went out to my parents' for lunch. My oldest niece was in town for the day to discuss fi... Read more

  • A somewhat slow day

    9/8/2014 9:36:56 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, today was a somewhat slow day but it was a busy. Dad had to get his monthly blood test and we got a couple of things at Target that was nee... Read more

  • I'm looking forward to a new week

    9/7/2014 9:59:54 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm so looking forward in a new week. Last week went by so slow leading up to dad's bone scan. This week might do the same with the results Thur... Read more

  • Yesterday's adventures

    9/7/2014 7:23:11 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was way too tired last night to write a long blog about what I did all day, but I got a little sleep. (Not a lot since there were drunk colleg... Read more

  • Tired

    9/6/2014 11:55:47 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Too tired tonight to tell you about my day. I will write it tomorrow. Suffice to say I have been gone since 6am, and I just got home after 11:3... Read more

  • Took a lot of naps today

    9/6/2014 9:51:40 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Took a lot of small naps today from the time I got up until this afternoon. I was that tired. I deserved those naps. I was going to mow the neigh... Read more

  • Quick check in

    9/5/2014 11:04:05 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got everything done today that was on my schedule, including grocery for myself and my parents. I got all the fixings for ratatouille, so I ca... Read more

  • Going to sleep good tonight

    9/5/2014 9:52:53 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Mowed the yard (push mowed) this afternoon and it took 70 minutes to do the entire yard. I was starting to feel tired by the time dad and I went ... Read more

  • The Biggest Loser 1/2 marathon

    9/5/2014 1:33:24 PM, by CHERYLSNWGROOVE

    Well, I did it. I was able to complete my first 1/2 marathon in Chicago with the Biggest Losers. It was kinda fun getting to meet several of the ... Read more

  • Nice day...

    9/4/2014 10:32:22 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    It was a nice day today. Mostly just me and the dog doing our thing. I did have a friend of the human variety to walk with us this evening, but... Read more

  • Not as slow as I thought

    9/4/2014 9:59:46 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I though that it was going to be a really slow day but it was the waiting from the time that he got the shot to when he had the scan. When we got... Read more

  • Positive Things

    9/3/2014 11:19:33 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I think I have been complaining more than usual lately, so I thought I would take a moment tonight to focus on some positive things. I have to s... Read more

  • It's going to be a long day tomorrow

    9/3/2014 9:42:57 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad's bone scan is tomorrow and its at the hospital we always go to. There is a 3 hour wait after he gets the shot before he has the scan. I'm no... Read more

  • Chilled...

    9/2/2014 10:25:24 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    So, today ended up being a recovery day, as kayaking got canceled due to stormy weather. I still walked over 10 miles, picked blueberries for an... Read more

  • Wanting a slow but didn't get it

    9/2/2014 9:52:10 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I was hoping for a slow day but didn't get one. Dad had some bills to pay in one town. When we got done with the last one, went to Menards for th... Read more

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    Finally September!

    9/2/2014 8:30:45 PM, by JOJOBEE318

    Time to move in the right direction!... Read more

  • What a boring day

    9/1/2014 10:09:55 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Didn't get the chance to do what I wanted to do today. Too lazy to do it. Especially outside because we were suppose to get rain today. We didn't... Read more

  • Pain...

    9/1/2014 7:38:19 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I woke up feeling fuzzy headed from all the exercise yesterday, but decided not to let that stop me. At least that was the plan. So, I walked t... Read more

  • Starting Over....

    9/1/2014 6:29:19 PM, by KAKAY56

    I never .... Read more

  • September

    9/1/2014 11:20:52 AM, by WISHING4100

    I have a set new September goals for myself - 150,000 steps and 900 active minutes (I track on my fitbit). I'm off to a good start - I've made b... Read more

  • 6th Sparkversary for me

    8/31/2014 9:45:23 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I've been with SparkPeople for 6 years now. I started on August 31, 2008. I'm not regretting it one bit. I'm glad that I've started. I have so mu... Read more

  • And then...

    8/31/2014 9:29:38 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Got up at 5:30 this morning, so we could kayak at Allegheny Reservoir before the thunderstorms hit. Ate a big breakfast at Tim Horton's, because... Read more

  • I think that I will be mowing sooner than thought

    8/30/2014 10:17:57 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    When I took the dog out this morning after giving her her breakfast, I looked at the grass. Just great. It looks like it needs to be mowed again.... Read more

  • Recovery day

    8/30/2014 4:36:39 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I had two days of long runs, plus everything else I normally do, so today needed to be a recovery day. My legs are TIRED! I have plans to go ka... Read more

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