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  • Getting inconsistent!

    3/5/2017 11:32:35 PM, by CARTOONB

    Looks like I am being inconsistent with my blogging. And with my eating. And with my sleeping. Need to work on all of these. Maybe that shoul... Read more

  • My baby is 18!!

    3/4/2017 12:00:15 AM, by CARTOONB

    My baby boy is 18 today!! We celebrated by letting him go to school. Tee hee. We also went to a local Mexican restaurant for dinner. We gave ... Read more

  • Just a streak update tonight

    3/1/2017 11:44:14 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm falling asleep while Sparking...maybe I should just go to bed? Streak report: Staying in calorie range - 4 day streak Sleep at l... Read more

  • Maybe shoulda had that fiber

    2/28/2017 11:31:24 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday, I asked if I should go over my Calorie goal in order to hit my Fiber goal or stay in Calorie range, but be low on Fiber. I chose to s... Read more

  • Get into Fiber range or stay in Calorie range?

    2/27/2017 11:32:13 PM, by CARTOONB

    Quick question...do you eat a little more, high fiber food so that you will hit the bottom (at least) of your fiber range but will be over your c... Read more

  • Spent the day with DH

    2/26/2017 10:54:01 PM, by CARTOONB

    I got to sleep in today! DH and I went to the gym and then out to lunch. While we were out, we went to Best Buy and got me some new headphones.... Read more

  • Whooped!

    2/26/2017 12:28:17 AM, by CARTOONB

    Started the day with yoga and a HIRT (High Intensity Resistance Training) workout. The HIRT was the following: 5 Bear Complex (Dead lift, l... Read more

  • Counter clean? Check! Carpets clean? Check! Bathroom clean? Not yet...

    2/24/2017 10:40:38 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm hosting Bunco tomorrow and have been doing some cleaning here and there. Cleaned the desk a couple of weeks ago. Cleaned off a bench and th... Read more

  • "Reading" a great new book!

    2/23/2017 11:06:34 PM, by CARTOONB

    I am "reading" the latest book in the "Grave" series. I'm actually still on the waiting list for the book at my library. BUT, the book on CD's ... Read more

  • Update from yesterday

    2/23/2017 12:03:37 AM, by CARTOONB

    My friend from yesterday, the man who had a heart attack, has been released from the hospital! He was released from ICU yesterday and sent home ... Read more

  • Unexpected news

    2/21/2017 11:44:40 PM, by CARTOONB

    At work, when I have to use the ladies room (which is often), I take a loop around the halls, including at least one flight of stairs. During my... Read more

  • Need some sunshine

    2/20/2017 10:38:35 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was a blah day. DH and I had a disagreement. The weather is overcast and dreary. Work was boring. Found out that DH doesn't like what I... Read more

  • Feb 20, 2017

    2/20/2017 9:47:01 AM, by MSNAPPY

    Been a while since I have been on SparkPeople because I was avoiding myself. Today is the day I recommit to me and small steps. I joine... Read more

  • Not going to flatten the other three tires

    2/19/2017 10:47:36 PM, by CARTOONB

    There is a quote that I heard from Jillian Michaels. I'm not sure if she is the original person who said it, but she is the first one I heard sa... Read more

  • Over calorie range, but not by much!

    2/18/2017 9:31:33 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was another hungry day. But I feel like I did a pretty good job of sticking with healthy choices...mostly. Breakfast was two eggs and tw... Read more

  • Christmas in February

    2/17/2017 10:42:26 PM, by CARTOONB

    This last Christmas, my family was supposed to go to my in-laws to celebrate. However, they live about 4 hours away and there were a couple of s... Read more

  • Gave Blood Today

    2/16/2017 11:29:54 PM, by CARTOONB

    First, thank you all for the comments, suggestions and support on my Compliments blog. You all make me happy that I'm here and know you!! M... Read more

  • Compliments - How do we handle them?

    2/15/2017 10:32:03 PM, by CARTOONB

    I remember a piece of advice...or maybe it was a mandate...from my mom. She told me that if someone pays you a compliment, you say thank you. I... Read more

  • What did you do?

    2/14/2017 9:55:16 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday, I decreed (because I have that power!) that today was a day to do something nice for yourself. AND, you aren't allowed to feel guilty... Read more

  • I'm not alone!

    2/13/2017 10:51:22 PM, by CARTOONB

    Thanks to everyone who commented on my blog yesterday. It is good to know that I'm not the only one who beats herself up...regardless of how sho... Read more

  • Why is it?

    2/12/2017 10:51:22 PM, by CARTOONB

    Why is it that if we do everything on our to-do list, except one, we feel like we either didn't do anything all day or didn't do enough? General... Read more

  • I walked to the library!!!

    2/11/2017 9:42:29 PM, by CARTOONB

    For the last 400 years, it has been cold and snowy here. Maybe 400 years is not the exact number, but it feels like it! The cold isn't too big ... Read more

  • Did some deep cleaning today

    2/10/2017 10:53:32 PM, by CARTOONB

    My in-laws are coming into town next weekend and the weekend after that, I host Bunco. Decided that there are some areas that could use some ext... Read more

  • Much better today, thank you!

    2/8/2017 11:08:37 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday was a rough day...well, after I got home that is. Today was better. I left work a little after two since I had meetings that started ... Read more

  • Cranky

    2/7/2017 11:26:39 PM, by CARTOONB

    DH and I both work full time jobs. DS is a senior in high school and a typical lazy teen. When I got home from the gym, I was hungry and I aske... Read more

  • My Heater Works!

    2/6/2017 11:19:25 PM, by CARTOONB

    For most of the winter, the heater in my vehicle has not been working. The heater core is plugged and needs replaced. This winter has been cold... Read more

  • Watching the Super Bowl and Eating

    2/5/2017 7:25:29 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today is a National Holiday!! Time to watch football and commercials and eat!! We're having wings for dinner and I'm washing mine down with an ... Read more

  • Had trouble getting going today

    2/4/2017 9:56:24 PM, by CARTOONB

    After my super busy and productive day yesterday, I had the hardest time doing anything today. Slept in until almost 9:00. Finally dragged my b... Read more

  • Done and done!

    2/3/2017 10:29:17 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today is the day that I was scheduled to take my vehicle to my mechanic friend to get the heater fixed. And, yes, this is perfect timing since t... Read more

  • Might have more "encouraged" time off

    2/2/2017 11:32:14 PM, by CARTOONB

    Word on the street (or in the cubicle) is that my group might not be exempt from the time off program. As a cost-cutting measure, everyone who i... Read more

  • Another hungry day, but tonight was better

    2/1/2017 11:25:17 PM, by CARTOONB

    I don't know why, but I was hungry today! I ate similar food to what I ate yesterday for breakfast, lunch and snacks. But, for some reason I wa... Read more

  • Running behind

    1/31/2017 11:26:55 PM, by CARTOONB

    I mentioned a new show that DH and I started watching on Netflix. We watched two more episodes tonight and that put me behind in my nightly acti... Read more

  • Another day with not much going on

    1/30/2017 11:10:29 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today was a long day of not a whole lot. Sorry, nothing to tell y'all. But thanks for all of your support! Streak report: Staying in ca... Read more

  • Found a new show on Netflix

    1/29/2017 8:49:57 PM, by CARTOONB

    Yesterday, DH started to watch a movie that was recommended to him by a friend. He got about five minutes into it and decided he hated it. Then... Read more

  • The day just got away from me

    1/28/2017 10:55:53 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'm not sure exactly where the day went! I woke up at 7:30 and got out of bed by 7:45. Started on cleaning the bathroom and eating breakfast. ... Read more

  • To-do's done, but no nap

    1/27/2017 9:43:52 PM, by CARTOONB

    I had a list of seven things I wanted to get done today and I did them all! Tomorrow will be hanging around the house, doing laundry and reading... Read more

  • I'm beat!

    1/26/2017 10:55:23 PM, by CARTOONB

    It's been a long week. And even though I've gotten at least six hours of sleep each night, it's only six hours. AND, the last two nights have b... Read more

  • Getting a new boss

    1/25/2017 10:48:45 PM, by CARTOONB

    I'll still be doing pretty much the same job. My old boss will still be doing his exact same job. I will just report to a new person. I even s... Read more

  • Excitement in my hometown today!

    1/24/2017 11:19:20 PM, by CARTOONB

    This morning, a man was pulled over for a traffic citation and/or the police were looking for him for drug-related charges (I'm not clear which o... Read more

  • Today was a hungry day

    1/23/2017 11:11:16 PM, by CARTOONB

    Woke up hungry. Ate breakfast. Got hungry again after only a couple of hours. Ate some almonds. Got hungry again. Ate my morning snack. Tha... Read more

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