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My Lenten Project DONE!
4/18/2014 9:51:39 AM,  9 COMMENTS

and not LATE....WOOHOO!!! I will be dropping this off to my Pastoral Office today. Of all days Good Friday. I finished last night or early this...  Read more

MOM23CUTIES357

Mundane Blog
4/18/2014 9:27:43 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Do I have a pound of trash? Or have I discovered something new? Perhaps I should call it fire-roasted great northern beans? I was going to do a cross...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Part 2 Day 6 & 7
4/17/2014 8:37:57 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I missed posting yesterday but am continuing my 2nd rise and shine challenge. I start the day with a morning walk and am aiming to increase my ti...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Revamping my exercise routine.
4/16/2014 9:30:13 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I got my blood work results today. I am the picture of perfect health. With two minor things I do not need to be concerned with at this time. ...  Read more

MOM23CUTIES357

Part 2 Day 5
4/15/2014 9:43:06 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This 2nd rise and shine challenge is flying by as did the first one! Today's healthy breakfast was a half banana, and my mini chicken sandwich on...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Sodium Is Hidden In Many Places
4/14/2014 2:06:40 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Yesterday, I was so proud of myself for a good drop in the scale. I wasn't as diligent in watching my sodium as I am normally. Sigh, when I got on t...  Read more

AQUAGIRL08

Recommendations Needed
4/14/2014 12:07:03 PM,  18 COMMENTS

My new glasses - single vision so I can see the ground well, Transitions for shades, and wrapped at the temples for unobstructed view - are great EXCE...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Part 2 Day 4
4/14/2014 11:40:21 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today brings me back on the right track! A great early morning walk and a bike ride. Have also done some gardening so only about 15 minutes left...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Part 2 Day 3
4/13/2014 11:33:03 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Third day of my 2nd rise and shine challenge is not good. There was no healthy breakfast today. We stopped at an old favorite restaurant after churc...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Part 2 Day 2
4/12/2014 1:42:53 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This is day 2 of my 2nd rise and shine challenge. I started the day with a 30 minute walk followed by a 2nd walk not too long after. I hit a few yar...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Part 2 Day 1
4/11/2014 12:15:11 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today is the beginning of my 2nd Rise and Shine challenge. this is a 10 day challenge to start the day with a healthy breakfast and exercise. T...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Doing Creative Things Makes Me Feel Good
4/10/2014 8:57:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today, I spent the day making greeting cards with a small group of women. We started the morning with coffee and mini muffins. We spent the next sev...  Read more

AQUAGIRL08

I Missed You!
4/10/2014 6:54:30 PM,  25 COMMENTS

We went to Nashville to the Women's NCAA Basketball Championship. Our seats were way, way, way up high: One of the highlights of our tri...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Day 10 - Rise and Shine
4/10/2014 2:18:34 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I started the day off with a 50 minute walk - beautiful cool morning! Since then I had a 30 minute walk while waiting at bank #1. DH kindly waited i...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Day 9 - Rise & Shine
4/9/2014 7:27:06 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It's early and I don't have everything finished yet but I had a little time so I'll do my sparking while I wait for it to get a little lighter out. ...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Day 8 Rise & Shine
4/8/2014 10:08:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Exercise: So far, I have 75 minutes of exercise in for today. 45 more to go! Breakfast: English muffin with 2 T peanut butter and a half of banana...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Day 7 - Rise and Shine
4/7/2014 5:16:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

According to the spark activity tracker I have 134 workout minutes today! I started with a 45 minute walk at 7:30 this morning. Breakfast was a...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Day 6 - Rise and Shine - Getting there
4/6/2014 12:02:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Day 6 of my rise and shine challenge is Sunday so things are done a little differently. I was up early and shining but my challenges are postponed ju...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Glasses, Tight Shoestrings, and Staying in Condition
4/5/2014 5:05:50 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I got my new glasses. They have removable magnetic parts at the temple corners that make them like goggles, especially good for cycling. The lenses ar...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Day 5 - Rise and Shine
4/5/2014 4:58:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I went for my early morning walk this morning and then hit a few yard sales. I did have a healthy breakfast before I left which included a 1/2 banana...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Looking for Easter Egg help
4/4/2014 1:36:43 PM,  7 COMMENTS

My kidswant to color eggs. I want them to do it naturally. Who has naturally colored eggs successfully? Please guide me....  Read more

MOM23CUTIES357

Day 4 - Rise and Shine
4/4/2014 11:19:31 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Healthy breakfast - small banana and a cup of cantaloupe. Super yummy! Exercise: Took an early morning walk and then did the stationary bike. ...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Scanned Finally
4/4/2014 10:09:41 AM,  11 COMMENTS

My friend, Bertie, who took these pictures asked that I scan and post them, so here goes: Here's a picture of me finishing the 1500 meter walk...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

My first physical
4/3/2014 1:47:41 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Yes, my first in about 10, 13, maybe 15 yrs. I am great about my ob/gyn appts, but a regular physical why bother. Well, I got called out by my kids....  Read more

MOM23CUTIES357

Day 3 - Rise and Shine!
4/3/2014 9:45:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today's challenges are well under way. Healthy breakfast - 1 egg with whole wheat toast, 1/2 banana Exercise: Spark's low impact cardio vid...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

One Body Part Heals, Another Is On The Fritz
4/2/2014 3:18:01 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had my 4 week check up on my radio frequency ablations yesterday. The back of my head is healing on schedule and my pain has decreased significantl...  Read more

AQUAGIRL08

Unexpected Motivation
4/2/2014 1:25:45 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I enjoyed a slow, easy run on the TM today with almost no coughing. Just missed two runs due to the cold. I'm back!! There are some new signs at the...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Day 2 of April Rise and Shine Challenge
4/2/2014 9:40:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 2 challenges completed: 1. Breakfast: Whole wheat toast with 1 T peanut butter and a 1/2 a banana. 2. Exercise: I just finished a 35 minute...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Ten day challenge
4/1/2014 9:49:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

My friend, Lynniern has inspired me to start a 10 day challenge. For the first ten days of April we will: 1. Take the time to eat a healthy breakfa...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

April Fool's Day
4/1/2014 8:45:29 AM,  6 COMMENTS

This was such a fun day when we were kids. We would pull silly pranks on each other but everything was done in fun even if you were at school. I rem...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Finally!
3/29/2014 10:33:50 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I think I finally turned a corner last night on beginning to feel a little better. Yesterday was a lost day with me sitting in the chair all day watc...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Powerful Short Autobiography
3/29/2014 9:32:07 AM,  18 COMMENTS

If you haven't read Portia Nelson's Autobiography in Five Short Chapters, I recommend you do so: www.dwlz.com/Motivation/tips26.html I see...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Increasing Stamina Without Pain Or Injury
3/27/2014 2:59:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

After having had a rough start to 2014, I have been working on building up my stamina. It has been more difficult than I had anticipated because I had...  Read more

AQUAGIRL08

Guilt trip
3/27/2014 8:46:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday morning I woke up with a heavy duty head cold, congestion and a scratchy throat. I had lab work scheduled so I went but would have loved to...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Pool Heater Is Fixed And I Had A Good Workout!
3/26/2014 5:45:58 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The Y finally fixed the heater and filter this week! Yes! Monday the water was a bit cool, at approximately 82 degrees. They tried to tell us it wa...  Read more

AQUAGIRL08

Short Blog
3/26/2014 12:03:53 PM,  18 COMMENTS

Not much in a blogging mood recently. Forgive me. I'm around and I'm reading blogs. I'm doing fine; eating healthy, running, and cross training. Feeli...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Monday, Monday
3/24/2014 7:25:44 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I heard that song yesterday. I caught an old episode of the Ed Sullivan show on PBS and the Mamas and the Papas were singing. I watched several of t...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Easy, Cute, Tasty -- What More Could You Want?
3/23/2014 3:07:33 PM,  21 COMMENTS

We made these cute banana dolphins today and the kids loved them!!...  Read more

SLENDERELLA61

Veggie soup is bubbling away
3/23/2014 2:19:00 PM,  9 COMMENTS

We had one of our usual Sundays: church, breakfast, visit with my aunt at ALF and a stop at Wal-Mart. We did not need much there today so we were in...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

Cool mornings - warm afternoons
3/22/2014 7:25:24 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Who could ask for anything more?...  Read more

DONNABRIGHT

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