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  • 3/22/17 - Bedtime

    3/22/2017 10:41:21 PM, by GORDON66

    I was looking forward to using shrimp in my salad today. When I got to the fish counter, the fully cooked shrimp were frozen, but I bought some ... Read more

  • 3/21/17 - Bedtime

    3/21/2017 10:59:28 PM, by GORDON66

    I went into the office today and made it a point to walk around for a minute every hour. Adding just that bit of movement throughout the day hel... Read more

  • 3/20/17 - Bedtime

    3/20/2017 10:48:43 PM, by GORDON66

    I had a doctor's appointment to day. I lost eight pounds, and my blood pressure is 110/71. The fitness center is adding more ... Read more

  • 3/19/17 - Bedtime

    3/19/2017 11:18:33 PM, by GORDON66

    Since it is Lent, I've been trying to eat more fish, so today I made fish chowder. I used tilapia, and the dish has a very nice flavor. Tod... Read more

  • 3/18/17 - Bedtime

    3/18/2017 11:12:09 PM, by GORDON66

    I put some sunflower seeds on the patio. My kitties were sitting by the window and started chattering. When I got up to look to see what they h... Read more

  • 3/17/17 - Bedtime

    3/17/2017 11:14:55 PM, by GORDON66

    For breakfast, I had oatmeal with strawberries. Trainer Nick had a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios and leftovers; half of a hamburger. Is it just me... Read more

  • 3/16/17 - Bedtime

    3/16/2017 11:32:17 PM, by GORDON66

    With apples, you can just never tell how good they will be. The skins hide a lot of sins. Today was a good day. The inside tasted just as terr... Read more

  • 3/15/17 - Bedtime

    3/15/2017 10:51:11 PM, by GORDON66

    The ides of March is in its last hours, and, thankfully, there was no reason to "beware". Gosh. I should have had a Caesar salad. Et tu, Brute... Read more

  • 3/14/17 - Bedtime

    3/14/2017 11:15:05 PM, by GORDON66

    This morning I got up at 5:30 to shovel snow before going into work, and I'm glad I did. After a long workday, coming home to all that snow is n... Read more

  • 3/13/17 - Bedtime

    3/13/2017 10:45:35 PM, by GORDON66

    What do you know? It snowed! It wasn't much, so it didn't take long to shovel. Hopefully, the storm that's supposed to hit the northeast won't... Read more

  • 34wks 3 days

    3/13/2017 1:22:52 PM, by JUSTKD

    Yep. Gestational diabetes sucks. Overall my 2hr after meal #s are good. Morning fasting #s may be creeping up, but I've been playing with pm s... Read more

  • 3/12/17 - Bedtime

    3/12/2017 11:31:06 PM, by GORDON66

    I'm really glad that asparagus is reappearing in grocery stores. It is definitely one of my favorites vegetables. EJ kitty was quite the sn... Read more

  • Digging even deeper

    3/11/2017 11:00:13 PM, by DANCEDIVAMISSA

    My last entry had some realization that has happened. My journey into self discovery and true healing continue. I have had some more realizatio... Read more

  • 3/11/17 - Bedtime

    3/11/2017 9:56:12 PM, by GORDON66

    Running around the house and changing all the clocks. I'm so happy to have Kristin back leading the Saturday morning strength class. I like... Read more

  • 3/10/17 - Bedtime

    3/10/2017 10:09:04 PM, by GORDON66

    Check out worldfitnesslevel.org. It measures your fitness in years. My actual age is 68, but my fitness age is 46. I had my teeth cleane... Read more

  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    3/10/2017 5:22:25 PM, by GORDON66

    According to her personal trainer, the 83-year-old Supreme Court justice can bench press 70 pounds. That's very impressive. Leslie XXX... Read more

  • 3/9/17 - Bedtime

    3/9/2017 11:51:11 PM, by GORDON66

    At work, the Internet was down the entire day making it almost impossible to do my job. It called into sharp focus how dependent our office is o... Read more

  • 3/8/17 - Bedtime

    3/8/2017 10:51:47 PM, by GORDON66

    For the better part of the day, the wind was gusting up to 60 MPH, and it's finally stopped. Although I had to reset all the dig... Read more

  • 3/6/17 - Bedtime

    3/6/2017 10:32:31 PM, by GORDON66

    I managed my time much better today and got things done earlier than usual. I'm looking forward to getting to bed at a decent time. It's be... Read more

  • 3/5/17 - Bedtime

    3/5/2017 10:46:38 PM, by GORDON66

    Besides oatmeal, I tried to remember what other childhood cereals we ate. Then it came to me; Shredded Wheat. Not the little squares covered in... Read more

  • 3/4/17 - Bedtime

    3/4/2017 11:04:47 PM, by GORDON66

    I thanked Diane several times for inviting me to join the body pump class. It was great! Instead of waiting until the evening, I headed to ... Read more

  • In praise of body pump classes

    3/4/2017 6:50:05 PM, by GORDON66

    I am very lucky to live in a community with a really nice fitness center. The fitness supervisor finds interesting classes to add to the schedul... Read more

  • 3/3/17 - Bedtime

    3/3/2017 10:53:32 PM, by GORDON66

    Since it's gotten cold again, my nice warm shower felt especially good. I haven't had time to make a pot of soup, so I'm glad I have several... Read more

  • In praise of oatmeal

    3/3/2017 4:29:11 PM, by GORDON66

    When my brothers and I were kids, our favorite breakfast was oatmeal, and my mother would add raisins. Now that I'm much older, I still think th... Read more

  • 3/2/17 - Bedtime

    3/2/2017 10:46:19 PM, by GORDON66

    I paid my property taxes. Yippee!!!!!!! I've been invited to join a body pump class on Saturday morning. I'm excited and curious. Alt... Read more

  • 2/27/17 - Bedtime

    2/27/2017 10:28:30 PM, by GORDON66

    It warms my heart to walk into the gym and give and get smiles and greetings from everyone I know. I don't consider myself a gym rat, but I ... Read more

  • 2/26/17 - Bedtime

    2/26/2017 8:28:16 PM, by GORDON66

    I went to Target and stocked up on Fancy Feast. The kitties are thrilled! =^..^= =^..^= Since it was sunny, today was a good day to soak... Read more

  • 2/25/17 - Bedtime

    2/25/2017 11:11:01 PM, by GORDON66

    I woke up to snow flurries. With the colder weather, I put seed in the f... Read more

  • 2/24/17 - Bedtime

    2/24/2017 10:37:32 PM, by GORDON66

    At the end of the TRX class, I never get to put my mat away, because someone always does it for me. Today it was Christine; bless her heart. ... Read more

  • 2/23/17 - Bedtime

    2/24/2017 12:12:51 AM, by GORDON66

    The spring-like weather couldn't last, and now I'm grabbing my winter jacket again. Although it's time to throw it in the washing machine, I was... Read more

  • 2/22/17 - Bedtime

    2/22/2017 10:05:14 PM, by GORDON66

    I took a Flex/Strength/Stretch class this morning, and the instructor is a yoga teacher. As I was laying flat on my back getting in touch with m... Read more

  • My Time (2017 Resolution)

    2/22/2017 6:37:41 AM, by DIAMNDSPRKLMOM

    I decree and declare that 2017 is my time! ... Read more

  • 2/20/17 - Bedtime

    2/20/2017 10:36:57 PM, by GORDON66

    It was another beautiful February day! I appreciate Noreen taking me around the fitness center and showing me the equipment. She's a very n... Read more

  • 31wks 3 days

    2/20/2017 10:10:45 AM, by JUSTKD

    Well, after the specialist dr. visit I've been doing finger sticks 4x/day and working on tweaking my diet. After meal blood sugars are almost al... Read more

  • 2/19/17 - Bedtime

    2/19/2017 11:45:41 PM, by GORDON66

    Instead of spending another hour in the gym, I came home and started some pre-spring cleanup in the yard. I purchased a Platinum pass at the... Read more

  • 2/18/17 - Bedtime

    2/18/2017 11:30:19 PM, by GORDON66

    It's the middle of February, and the temperature reached 70 degrees. The day was so glorious that I was able to drive with an op... Read more

  • "Motivation is what gets you started, habits are what keep you going"

    2/18/2017 11:07:36 PM, by DANCEDIVAMISSA

    The quote in my title is my current goal and state of mind. The past 2 years I have spent working through some hard mental stuff. I have worked... Read more

  • If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

    2/18/2017 4:45:42 PM, by GORDON66

    Several weeks ago, I tried a new class being offered by the fitness center. It incorporates strength and balance. For example, there are bicep ... Read more

  • 2/17/17 - Bedtime

    2/17/2017 11:57:26 PM, by GORDON66

    With visions of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson dancing in my head, I completed 2 sets of 15 pound bicep curls and hammer curls. Last e... Read more

  • 2/16/17 - Bedtime

    2/16/2017 11:37:43 PM, by GORDON66

    Tonight I went to the fitness center for a TRX class and followed it up with something I've never tried - yoga. Since my flexibility is so poor,... Read more

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