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  • Friday

    2/27/2015 9:28:55 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Aiyyyy..... they called me in early today, called at 5 to 11, even though I was scheduled for 12 anyway. I did make it for 11:30, and then worke... Read more

  • Working for a living!

    2/26/2015 11:25:27 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Clocked out of work at 10:07pm.... wow... good bad and indifferent... Starting to feel comfy with a few things.... Shoveled the ice out of m... Read more

  • into second week at work.

    2/25/2015 10:30:34 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, it's my second week, still tuff... but lots of helpers. And it is peak season!!! Crazy!!! Was asked to work late a couple times already,... Read more

  • Fifteen pounds in three months - I need help!

    2/23/2015 10:42:19 AM, by LULULUCY

    When I wrote my last blog entry, I thought "now, time for change!" -- did things change? No. Well, yes, they did, but for the worse. I had three ... Read more

  • Catching up

    2/18/2015 9:02:06 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, we didnt' get all the snow they were predicting, but we did get the Flash Freeze... and wasn't that a lot of fun.. couldn't move out of t... Read more

  • The big one's coming tomorrow.

    2/14/2015 11:33:41 AM, by SLIMLILA

    Whew! where did 10 days go? I did a 4 hr. shift and have 20 hrs. booked at the tax office for next week, on my own, not shadowing someone else.... Read more

  • Well I'm excited!!!

    2/11/2015 8:55:10 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    I wrote down my last blog in a matter of minutes. It was a matter of fact, aha moment of clarity and I wrote it down as a reminder of how import... Read more

  • Three days in and I want to be lazy

    2/8/2015 7:57:00 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    I started tracking again on Wednesday on my phone. When I do it is helpful. I know this!!! I have a need for food like a smoker has a need for... Read more

  • I saw the 250's again!!

    2/8/2015 12:11:35 AM, by NIELSENSLADY

    It was for like one day and I am up again from some weekend indulgence! LOL! I am determined to keep my indulgences better controlled and will ... Read more

  • End of Training, now waiting for the call

    2/4/2015 7:45:41 PM, by SLIMLILA

    So yesterday's two 3-hr shifts did me in, and was so tired today, don't know if I learned anything at the 3 hr. shift today. But, it's done.... Read more

  • Not how I wanted to start 2015....

    2/3/2015 11:15:21 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    My husband and I need prayers along with an important member of our family. My husband's grandmother has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer as o... Read more

  • Tiring Tuesday

    2/3/2015 8:53:49 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Long, tiring day... had hardly any sleep worrying about the storm warnings and the roads, and it was all for naught. Training class from 9-12, ... Read more

  • 21 Day Experiment

    2/2/2015 11:04:06 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Today I went to the dollar store to get some measuring cups. I've decided I want to try a free version of the 21 Day Fix program from Beachbody.... Read more

  • Made to Crave - devotional by Lysa Terkeurst

    2/2/2015 6:41:30 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Thought for the Day: Food can fill my stomach but never my soul. From the story of the Samaritan woman - one of the longest discords Jesus ha... Read more

  • Busy WEd

    1/28/2015 9:31:18 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Cleaned house, did 2 mi WATP - took a 93 y.o. to her eye doc apt, and picked up groceries for mil and went to 3 hr. training class... even m... Read more

  • Today is share something cute day!

    1/27/2015 3:41:06 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Not really a national holiday. In fact I just made it up but I wanted to share a pic of my lil precious sweetie pie! I haven't posted a pic of ... Read more

  • Made to Crave - devotional by Lysa Terkeurst

    1/26/2015 1:59:37 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Let me share the "Made to Crave" devotional for today. This is a book by Lysa Terkeurst. def'n - Craving _ something you long for, want g... Read more

  • Busy Monday

    1/26/2015 12:56:21 PM, by SLIMLILA

    8:15 the alarm rang, and a bath, glucerna for breakfast and at the diabetic clinic for 9am. But, there was some good news in retrospect. Althou... Read more

  • Two Grand and Other Social Media

    1/25/2015 1:38:58 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    I have not done too well tracking my calories on SP or Myfitnesspal. I still have both accts open but I find that when I track I often leave lit... Read more

  • Rainy and windy Saturday

    1/25/2015 12:17:44 AM, by SLIMLILA

    Thought I might be getting a sore throat, slept in till noon...wow. Went shopping with my friend, nice relaxed friendly day. Heavy rain... Read more

  • Friday

    1/23/2015 11:28:21 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Yes, it does seem like I have been busy lately, but I need to remember to put myself first.. like today, we left at noon, and I took a glucerna w... Read more

  • Here's a Simple Tough Bodyweight Workout

    1/23/2015 10:40:19 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    I saw this while I was researching bodyweight workout that I could pull off if outside with Joey. This was told by a Crossfit Trainer. 15 P... Read more

  • Thursday nite

    1/22/2015 10:15:46 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Aw Scooter, don't burst my soap bubbles (which do look better in the sunshine) I thought I had a great excuse for not doing dishes at nite... lol... Read more

  • I'm over this week....

    1/22/2015 12:36:22 AM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Joey has been sick. I'm tired. I don't like taking pics of myself. I don't like cleaning and cooking and I am sick of struggling to pay bills ... Read more

  • mid-week

    1/21/2015 11:15:29 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Up early today and did dishes, (prefer to do them with sun shining in the window, than after making supper), cleaned bathrooms, vacuumed up and ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/20/2015 11:24:27 PM, by SLIMLILA

    I so appreciate all your support everyone. My 83 y.o. mil asks my dh's advice on everything and unfortunately his advice isnt' always the greate... Read more

  • Change of Plan!

    1/18/2015 3:37:58 PM, by TRADTRAV

    As much as I was motivated to complete 21-day fix and did the first 2 weeks with success, I need to step down. I just learned that I am PREG... Read more

  • broke my good day streak

    1/17/2015 9:33:29 PM, by SLIMLILA

    and yes, it has to do with mil and dh.... we went to town and spent 4 hrs. picking up things for her, that she doesn't even say tku for and only ... Read more

  • I missed my 6 year... :(

    1/15/2015 11:57:35 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Aww man! I missed my six year Sparkversary! Now I have to wait a whole nother year to celebrate. LOL. Speaking of missing...I have friend... Read more

  • Thursday was another good day

    1/15/2015 10:53:12 PM, by SLIMLILA

    I had a healthy diabetic breakfast, but still had a high b.s. Then I walked all alone, no one else showed, but I kept up a steady pace (keeping ... Read more

  • A Good Day

    1/14/2015 9:08:55 PM, by SLIMLILA

    I feel good about my exercise and diet today..... Did a big houseclean, then 2 mi WATP, and also walked around 2 grocery stores tonite, just to w... Read more

  • Already Tuesday

    1/13/2015 3:53:13 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Thank you all so much for your support and kind words of encouragement. They really did help a lot, Knowing others understand goes a long way t... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/10/2015 12:07:21 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, did my WATP Walk and Kick yesterday, that used to be one of my favorites when I did these videos regularly... was pleasantly surprised to f... Read more

  • Thurs

    1/8/2015 5:24:28 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Woke around 15 to 10 and made calls to see if other members of the H&S Walk were going walking and no one was. So I didnt' either...Too cold eve... Read more

  • This modern mom...

    1/7/2015 9:33:15 PM, by NIELSENSLADY

    Is ready to hire help. I feel bad on one hand that I can't do it all. But its just so much and its like I'm constantly falling behind on my lis... Read more

  • Wed.

    1/7/2015 12:47:04 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Ok, time to stop talking and start doing... so far today, I got the dishes done and coleslaw made, and the pot of soup is almost done, don't know... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/6/2015 11:36:37 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Ok. let's look at the positive things today, cuz there were certainly negative... Good breakfast good lunch, even took a bag of veggies with ... Read more

  • Monday...

    1/5/2015 2:04:09 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Greetings all... a new week of the New Year on our way to New Us!! Well another sleepless nite, still saw 4:30 am on the clock... not a great w... Read more

  • Sunday...

    1/4/2015 7:36:48 PM, by SLIMLILA

    We're in the middle of a winter storm here, all types of winter weather... After church, I booted around to the sales at the grocery store i... Read more

  • No more excuses

    1/3/2015 1:37:37 PM, by TRADTRAV

    2014 has not been a great year health-wise. Don't get me wrong, I am still in great help, but bad habits made their way to my daily routine. With... Read more

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