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New toy in the basement, 3lb weight loss and more classes
7/4/2014 7:44:25 PM,  8 COMMENTS

3 pounds down in a month! I hate to jinx myself but I'm thinking that maybe, just maybe, I've broken through my plateau! Oh, Happy Day! I don't eve...  Read more

KPETSCHE

7/1
7/1/2014 4:02:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Friends are supportive . Try to do things that don't have to do with food....  Read more

MARTAD28

Fresh start!
7/1/2014 9:25:06 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Hi everyone, I must say, this year, I've been spinning the wheel and going through the motions literally. A lot has happened, a few young acquaintan...  Read more

TERRIPAL1

Day 976
6/29/2014 9:52:30 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My exercise streak continues and today was day 976. I just started my Half Marathon training schedule today with a 30 minute run/walk/run and about 1...  Read more

KPETSCHE

I'm learning . . . . .
6/25/2014 1:04:04 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Things are crazy for me. I am trying to get on the computer and check in with Spark friends at least once a week with a blog but it's pretty hard. M...  Read more

KPETSCHE

MORE STORMS!! I'm getting a bit sick of them
6/21/2014 12:51:13 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Tonight I tried to get some sleep since I have to work overnight and I kept hearing thunder rumbling in my sleep limbo state. I can't say that I real...  Read more

KPETSCHE

6/20
6/20/2014 5:42:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Drink water Visualize you goal Eat healthy snacks...  Read more

MARTAD28

Small entry
6/17/2014 4:41:19 PM,  2 COMMENTS

small note.... My youngest made the Dean's list at Kent State! WooHOO. and that's with taking classes like chem and trig. I am so proud of her....  Read more

KATPRIEBE

6/17
6/17/2014 3:16:58 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So far feeling good 😊...  Read more

MARTAD28

Good (and not-so-good) news with the traveling girl
6/17/2014 12:53:24 AM,  10 COMMENTS

My daughter got off just fine this morning. We were up bright and early at 0400 and down to Eppley Airfield by 0605 just to find out that her flight...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Happy Father's Day to all you dads out there
6/15/2014 11:36:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I went to the late College World Series game last night with hubby and our daughter. Neither of the boys wanted to go - Kyle (the youngest) actually...  Read more

KPETSCHE

College bound
6/11/2014 12:58:14 AM,  8 COMMENTS

My "baby" started college today! It was a little weird because he's not even able to drive himself there! But, he wanted to take another accounting...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Ramblings . . . have a great weekend everyone
6/7/2014 11:30:18 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's been a busy week for me. I was perpetually short on sleep so I ended up sleeping 9-10 hours both Wednesday and Thursday nights. It was hard to...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Wow - what a light show and a deluge today in Omaha
6/4/2014 12:06:47 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Mother Nature wasn't cooperating tonight so I exercised in the basement on our Schwinn Air Dyne exercise bike. I'm really not a bike lover so even th...  Read more

KPETSCHE

A beautiful, beautiful day - enjoyed myself
6/2/2014 10:05:39 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I'm a little bit bummed that I have to go back to work tonight. Sometimes I wish that I didn't have to but, things being what they are, that's just n...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Lots of walking today
5/30/2014 12:39:03 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Just a quick update. Things have been a bit crazy on my stay-cation. I'm not getting enough stuff done around the house that I had planned but I am...  Read more

KPETSCHE

What Grass?
5/27/2014 4:49:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

40 We have nothing to cut our grass with. Both the tractor and push mower have gone to the great grass cutting implements in the sky. Thank goo...  Read more

KATPRIEBE

Happy! Happy! Happy!
5/27/2014 1:18:02 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Just a quick blog to report that Sarah made it back from her little trip. She got home about 10 minutes ago and reports that they had lots of fun. S...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Daughter made it to New Orleans okay! WooHoo!
5/23/2014 1:06:13 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Just a short little blog tonight. I'm sitting at the computer watching the Nebraska Husker Women's softball team try to beat Alabama. It's 5-5 in th...  Read more

KPETSCHE

V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N!! WooHoo!!
5/21/2014 11:53:32 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Got the rest of my flowers today but didn't have time to get them put in. Hopefully I will get that done tomorrow. I need to get the yard mowed, too...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Had a great weekend
5/18/2014 11:37:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've gotten everything in the gardens except for buying and planting a few flowers. Ed helped me get the vegetable garden in today - hopefully we're...  Read more

KPETSCHE

It's finally feeling like Spring and I'm getting yard work done (finally)
5/15/2014 10:59:59 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I had a busy afternoon today working in the garden. I've been transplanting a bed of host as and columbine to an area around my house. My son bought...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Enjoyable day with daughter
5/15/2014 12:49:24 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I attempted a repeat of my exercise from last night. Glad to say that tonight's exercise was pulled off without a hitch! My palms, knees and elbows...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Went on a trip tonight . . . not so much fun, though
5/14/2014 12:55:41 AM,  8 COMMENTS

If I were a little more computer savvy I would have attached pictures of the results of my clumsiness tonight but I guess I'll just relay the story....  Read more

KPETSCHE

Nothing ventured, nothing gained
5/11/2014 4:56:37 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Things are going to be changing big time around our house soon. I've decided to further my education and possibly get myself ready for a bit of a car...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Day 924
5/8/2014 10:57:43 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today was day 924 of my 10-minute daily exercise streak! I'll be at day 1000 before you know it - less than 3 months away. I decide against walking...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Wow! 5.86 miles walking today
5/7/2014 11:56:48 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I did another day of walking to deliver political flyers and it was HOT! It was actually 96 degrees when I was doing the majority of the walking. I...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Walk, walk, walk, walk, walk
5/6/2014 1:05:49 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Wow! I've been putting on the miles (and minutes) lately. I walked another 4.68 miles today delivering political flyers for the upcoming election....  Read more

KPETSCHE

Walked lots today
5/4/2014 12:44:26 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Today I got in 4.5 miles while putting flyers in doors for the upcoming election. I did pretty good as far as the amount of houses I got to (obviousl...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Son is heading out for Atlanta, GA in the morning
5/1/2014 11:02:54 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Fell off the boat a little today. Ate out twice (yuk) and then had a couple of slices of pizza for supper. One was from Sarku Japan at the mall and...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Spring clean(s)ing
4/30/2014 10:54:37 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I am feeling pretty energized today. I've had a couple days of good sleep and 3 days of really good eating. I'm just finishing day 3 of my 21-day pu...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Things are wacky here in my house right now
4/29/2014 12:57:34 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Things are getting a little crazy around our house this week. Youngest son is heading to Atlanta, GA for DECA International competition on Friday mor...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Start of a new week
4/27/2014 7:37:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Time to head back to work tonight. I took the past 2 nights off because my nephews' fiance had a bridal shower yesterday in Des Moines and I wanted t...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Circumstances changing . . . looking for the bright side
4/26/2014 10:54:05 PM,  5 COMMENTS

~There was a blind girl who hates herself because she was blind. She hated everyone except her loving boyfriend. He was always there for her. Sh...  Read more

KPETSCHE

I scored perfect in the portion distortion quiz - why isn't the weight melting off!! HaHa
4/22/2014 3:05:40 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I rejoined SparkCoach last month, hoping to help me to get through this plateau that I've been on. I've reached the plateau after gaining nearly 10 p...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Mother-in-law turned 97 today! Had a great party for her
4/19/2014 10:49:56 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I spent a lot of time on the road today so my exercise was limited to 10 minutes on my exercise bike tonight. Today was my Mother-in-law's 97th birth...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Start of a new challenge for my son today
4/16/2014 10:47:26 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I got in a good 3.1 mile walk tonight after dropping my son off at work. We went out to a local community college this afternoon and got him register...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Day #6
4/16/2014 10:44:47 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is day #6 in my new journey and I have been doing pretty well with exercising and eating right. I have been staying under my calorie range and h...  Read more

YELLOWCORVETTE

A satisfying day
4/15/2014 9:04:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

10 minutes on the gazelle last night and then a 2 mile run/walk tonight. It's been kind of crazy both here at home and at work so I'm working at keep...  Read more

KPETSCHE

Snow AGAIN! Come ON Spring! Get here and stay awhile
4/14/2014 12:53:36 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I've decided to sign up for the Des Moines Half Marathon. I haven't checked in with my sister but I'm sure she'll be up for an overnight guest. We d...  Read more

KPETSCHE

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