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  • The Salad coffin update

    5/29/2015 11:53:20 AM, by BCHARIE

    My son built this huge raised bed which I planted with... Read more

  • A little better...

    5/28/2015 9:05:07 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I guess I am in a better mood today. Not certain of that, but I am going to declare myself to be less grumpy, and if I fake it enough then it wi... Read more

  • The grumpies...

    5/27/2015 7:34:33 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My smoke detector started chirping low battery sounds at around 11pm last night, and kept it up for most of the night. Every 30 seconds... Beeee... Read more

  • Got my hopes up...

    5/26/2015 10:06:39 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Last night my brother, Jeremy, suggested going kayaking this evening. But when he got home from work he was too tired to go, so I toddled on hom... Read more

  • Lazy day of recovery

    5/25/2015 6:06:00 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Cooper and I both needed a day to relax today. I got up around 8am, had a glass of water, looked at him still asleep in bed... and decided to jo... Read more

  • Prudence is a good thing...

    5/24/2015 4:53:13 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was a little disappointed with my walk today. I went about half the distance as the last time I tried this route. I walked about 27 miles in ... Read more

  • Taking it easy

    5/23/2015 7:56:49 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Taking it easy means something different to every person. For me it means three good walks with the dog, 100 squats, and a few other ST exercis... Read more

  • PT and preparations

    5/22/2015 10:05:00 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I walked with Cooper and my middle niece this morning, then she stayed at my apartment to dogsit while I went to PT. They did traction on my nec... Read more

  • Achieving little things

    5/21/2015 7:16:32 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Got stuff accomplished today, but I felt a little off-kilter all day. I am not certain if it is a result of the injections yesterday or TOM. Ei... Read more

  • Neurologist appointment...

    5/20/2015 10:29:23 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Going to the neurologist takes up a large chunk of my day. I left my place before 1pm, and didn't get home until 5pm. And the appointment itsel... Read more

  • Thanks!

    5/19/2015 10:20:43 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was moving for most of the day. Some with Cooper, and some without. I have been doing a little ST almost every day for the past week or so. ... Read more

  • Visiting with my niece...

    5/18/2015 9:17:48 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got in a walk with Cooper and went and got my bloodwork done (for the third time this month, because my levels are wonky), and then my niece, T... Read more

  • Victory, though small, still....

    5/18/2015 12:58:29 PM, by BCHARIE

    Today, I had to go for work training. 1st, I had to be awake during the early a.m. This is not my . M.O.as a night shifter. However, up at 7 a.... Read more

  • Movie day

    5/17/2015 9:07:14 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went to see Avengers with my BFF, Jen, this afternoon. and I am probably going to pitch perfect with my niece, Tigan, this evening. Also did ... Read more

  • Insomnia...

    5/16/2015 9:41:34 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Ugh, insomnia again last night. I was functioning on no sleep today. Glad I didn't have to drive. Mom and dad picked me up this morning as the... Read more

  • PT and dinner out... future goal

    5/15/2015 11:33:19 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went out for dinner again tonight. This time I went with my neighbor. We went to my favorite restaurant, because I can generally find somethi... Read more

  • I lost at Trivia

    5/14/2015 10:53:28 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Our team had a perfect score heading into Round 3 tonight, but we fell all the way to fourth place in that final round. I guess we got complacen... Read more

  • Will it freeze tonight?

    5/13/2015 10:55:41 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    There was a freeze warning issued for our area tonight. It was cold enough to warrant a light weight winter coat today when I walked the dog. I... Read more

  • Clarification

    5/12/2015 7:17:32 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    In yesterday's blog I mentioned a ketogenic diet. Not as "a diet", but as a new way of eating for the rest of my life. I know this is a lifesty... Read more

  • Returning Missionary

    5/12/2015 2:18:37 PM, by BCHARIE

    My father in law, a minister, use to say, "I want to be a returning missionary." He wanted all the glory of going to a foreign land and doing t... Read more

  • Storm's a comin'

    5/11/2015 9:21:23 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got Cooper out for his last walk just as the storm started rolling in. We were actually walking up to the door as it started pouring. We are ... Read more

  • Mother's Day

    5/10/2015 9:45:13 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My family never does things at the scheduled time and today was no different. We were supposed to eat at 12, but didn't end up eating until 2:30... Read more

  • Saturday

    5/9/2015 9:15:07 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got some sleep last night. Not enough to make up for not sleeping the night before, but I did feel halfway human today. Did my usual routine ... Read more

  • Another sleepless night

    5/8/2015 11:35:48 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    No sleep last night. I am beyond tired today. I did take a 2 hour nap today after PT, but I am going to go to bed early tonight. My headache i... Read more

  • I love berries...

    5/7/2015 9:48:29 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Mom came home today. We will see how this goes. Dad seems nervous but pleased. It has been over a month since she went to the hospital. She s... Read more

  • Gardening

    5/7/2015 6:27:27 PM, by BCHARIE

    I love to garden! Today I planted what we call the salad coffin. (Raised bed 3feet tall, 6 feet wide). Planted mesclun, parsley, oregano, basil... Read more

  • Quick update...

    5/6/2015 10:53:05 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I drove to the neurologist's office in Orchard Park today for another set of trigger point injections. I have stopped getting the nasty rebound ... Read more

  • I will get there

    5/5/2015 8:02:30 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Eventually. Right now I feel like I am in a holding pattern. I am doing the bare minimum for exercise (well, MY idea of what the bare minimum i... Read more

  • No mojo

    5/4/2015 11:33:01 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was feeling completely unmotivated today. I am not certain why. I was still active, but it was a struggle to keep moving. I am having more a... Read more

  • No mojo

    5/4/2015 11:32:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was feeling completely unmotivated today. I am not certain why. I was still active, but it was a struggle to keep moving. I am having more a... Read more

  • Random Stuff

    5/4/2015 4:00:22 PM, by BCHARIE

    When I fractured my spine winter was setting in and I decided I NEEDED a treadmill. I had to ask my poa of finances for $$$. He (my brother) sa... Read more

  • Pretty day

    5/3/2015 6:16:50 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I actually got some sleep last night, thank goodness. I got about 10 hours, but I am still tired. I could function today though, so it is all g... Read more

  • JOY

    5/3/2015 5:26:43 PM, by BCHARIE

    Joy=gardening, stooping and pulling weeds with greater easy. A year ago I hired people to fertilize, this year, its all me! Great calorie burne... Read more

  • I am tired

    5/2/2015 8:05:50 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got zero sleep last night. Not a single minute. So, now I am dragging. I am going to take something to help me sleep tonight though. Mo... Read more

  • simply 4 days

    5/2/2015 6:08:28 PM, by BCHARIE

    Checking in. Its really hard to work all night, turn around and exercise but managed a little every day. Doing squats while talking to my son i... Read more

  • Highlight... All errands done

    5/1/2015 10:35:09 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got everything done that was on my agenda for the day. It worked really well to have Cooper stay with my dad last night. I don't worry about ... Read more

  • Highlight... Trivia Night

    4/30/2015 11:02:56 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Our team took first place again at Trivia Night tonight. We would have had a perfect score if it weren't for the football questions. We got a c... Read more

  • Being grumpy...

    4/29/2015 10:37:28 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I was cranky most of the day for no good reason. I did get in exercise, starting with an hour long walk with the dog this morning, and ending wi... Read more

  • An old friend?

    4/28/2015 10:52:36 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Yep, I have been entertaining my old friend, insomnia, the last few nights. Last night was especially hard. Four hours just is not enough sleep... Read more

  • skinny jean challenge

    4/28/2015 4:39:40 PM, by BCHARIE

    Well, I bit of the bullet and signed up for skinny jean challenge. I feel like I should lose about 50 lbs BEFORE I sign up for any challenges. ... Read more

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