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  • 7/27/16 - Bedtime

    7/27/2016 11:14:02 PM, by GORDON66

    I have never been inside a Goodwill store. Since there is one within 15 minutes of my house, I thought I would check it out. It reminded me of ... Read more

  • 7/26/16 - Bedtime

    7/26/2016 11:46:01 PM, by GORDON66

    I took another Zumba class this evening, and I think it's fairly safe to say that it will my last one. I'm awful. I like the instructor, it is ... Read more

  • 7/25/16 - Bedtime

    7/25/2016 11:05:26 PM, by GORDON66

    Turned off the A/C and opened the windows. The kitties are loving it! =^..^= =^..^= Went to the gym and all the machines I wanted to use... Read more

  • 7/24/16 - Bedtime

    7/24/2016 11:18:47 PM, by GORDON66

    In an attempt to avoid the mid-day heat, I got up earlier than normal to mow the lawn. Turned out to be an excellent idea, but I was still soake... Read more

  • 7/23/16 - Bedtime

    7/23/2016 10:39:41 PM, by GORDON66

    I've got a bunch of soccer mom, gym friends, and they are just delightful. Clare is especially kind to me. She always grabs my mat and puts it ... Read more

  • 7/22/16 - Bedtime

    7/22/2016 11:51:01 PM, by GORDON66

    My garden is still producing a ton of green/wax beans, so I'll be making a salad with the beans, navy beans, feta cheese, tomatoes, and dill with... Read more

  • 7/21/16 - Bedtime

    7/21/2016 11:57:39 PM, by GORDON66

    It is very hot and very humid, and I don't have central air conditioning. With hot water, baseboard heat, additional duct work is required, so i... Read more

  • 7/20/16 - Bedtime

    7/20/2016 11:12:47 PM, by GORDON66

    I've said it before, but I'll say it again. I have wonderful neighbors. I'm very blessed. Trainer Nick had Pop Tarts for breakfast, so I'm... Read more

  • 7/19/16 - Bedtime

    7/19/2016 11:33:51 PM, by GORDON66

    This evening I took my first Zumba class. I am not light on my feet, so the class was hard for me. I don't have any rhythm either, but it was f... Read more

  • 7/18/16 - Bedtime

    7/18/2016 10:22:47 PM, by GORDON66

    I picked a tomato today, and it's a Box Car Willie. I would have had another tomato, but the critters got to it before I did. Oh well. There a... Read more

  • 7/17/16 - Bedtime

    7/17/2016 11:31:36 PM, by GORDON66

    I managed to get myself moving early enough so that it was still comfortable mowing the lawn. I also grabbed my trusty weed picker and pulled ou... Read more

  • 7/16/16 - Bedtime

    7/17/2016 12:16:45 AM, by GORDON66

    I have an internet connection and have not fallen asleep in the chair - yet. Right now, there's a ridiculous amount of green/wax... Read more

  • 7/13/16 - Bedtime

    7/13/2016 11:16:49 PM, by GORDON66

    I checked my bean patch this morning and was shocked at how many there were to pick. I spent over an hour harvesting the beans, and there are st... Read more

  • 7/12/16 - Bedtime

    7/13/2016 12:04:38 AM, by GORDON66

    Yesterday, my internet connection decided to take the evening off. Tonight it is much more cooperative. Although it's not my favorite thing... Read more

  • 7/10/16 - Bedtime

    7/11/2016 12:02:39 AM, by GORDON66

    Watermelon was two for $3. Since one was enough for me, I gave the second one to my neighbors. Scott is going to clean my gutters tomorrow.... Read more

  • 7/9/16 - Bedtime

    7/9/2016 11:59:41 PM, by GORDON66

    A couple of days ago it rained and then got hot and humid. I finally checked out the garden this evening, and all the plants have grown even big... Read more

  • 7/8/16 - Bedtime

    7/9/2016 12:04:47 AM, by GORDON66

    Since I'm not a huge fan of A/C, it has cooled down enough so I could turn it off. I don't mind a bit of heat and humidity, but I do worry about... Read more

  • 7/7/16 - Bedtime

    7/7/2016 11:53:46 PM, by GORDON66

    I just got an email from a friend visiting from TX, and we are going to meet for lunch tomorrow. As luck would have it, I got to... Read more

  • Update!

    7/7/2016 7:31:00 PM, by LUCYVT

    Yesterday I went 2 my back specialist & got weighed. I'm back up 2 181lbs from 175lbs. My doc was mad, he said my weight should've been ⬇2 170l... Read more

  • 7/6/16 - Bedtime

    7/6/2016 10:53:54 PM, by GORDON66

    Although I didn't have a personal training session or a fitness class, I got myself to the gym today. When I don't have an appointment or a clas... Read more

  • 7/5/16 - Bedtime

    7/5/2016 11:39:58 PM, by GORDON66

    It's one of those days that I am reminding myself that I'm grateful to have a job. I'm grateful to have a job, I'm grateful to have a job, I'm g... Read more

  • 7/4/16 - Bedtime

    7/4/2016 10:47:20 PM, by GORDON66

    Took a nap today with my co-conspirator; little Sami girl. Since they had fur on them, I threw a pair of black workout capris in the wash. ... Read more

  • 7/3/16 - Bedtime

    7/4/2016 12:12:15 AM, by GORDON66

    I finished the baby afghan I started a number of years ago. I confessed to my aunt, the retired nun, that I was a part of the prayer... Read more


    6/29/2016 9:10:54 AM, by PSYCHOTAZ

    Hard to believe I have hit the 20 pound mark. After not losing for 2 years this feels great!!! I had hit a little bit of a plateau for a while.... Read more

  • Update:

    6/28/2016 1:51:28 PM, by LUCYVT

    My doc several months ago put me on a vegan diet. I'm having a very hard x w/it.... Read more

  • Plugging along

    6/22/2016 10:48:47 PM, by DIANEWITHASMILE

    I am still at it, still averaging a 5 lb weight gain every year, determined to stop and reverse that! Otherwise, where will I be in 5 or 10 yrs?... Read more

  • Plugging along

    6/22/2016 10:48:33 PM, by DIANEWITHASMILE

    I am still at it, still averaging a 5 lb weight gain every year, determined to stop and reverse that! Otherwise, where will I be in 5 or 10 yrs?... Read more

  • Staying On Track

    6/18/2016 4:17:39 PM, by NEWVINE

    No madder how long it takes and how many times I start over, I will get this right. I joined a Biggest Looser Challenge at work to get back on tr... Read more

  • 6/15/16 - Bedtime

    6/15/2016 11:23:42 PM, by GORDON66

    I am part my church's prayer shawl ministry, and I will confess to probably being the least productive member. Since we also make baby afghans, ... Read more

  • 6/14/16 - Bedtime

    6/14/2016 11:51:32 PM, by GORDON66

    Completed 15 reps of 190-pound leg presses. Thought I was gonna die. We're dealing with typical warm and humid Chicago weather, and, unfort... Read more

  • 6/13/16 - Bedtime

    6/13/2016 11:09:12 PM, by GORDON66

    I bought a 40 pound bag of kitty litter and lifted into the cart, out of the cart, into the car, out of the car, into the house, and down the sta... Read more

  • 6/12/16 - Bedtime

    6/12/2016 11:47:48 PM, by GORDON66

    I'm grateful for the Canadian air mass that reduced our temperatures by about 25 degrees. You guys know how to chill out!!! I w... Read more

  • 6/11/16 - Bedtime

    6/12/2016 12:19:02 AM, by GORDON66

    Hot one here today. I actually turned on my car's A/C. Took a strength class today and kept up with only guy in the class. Not bad for an ... Read more

  • Schedule your Workouts like it's your JOB

    6/11/2016 3:08:02 PM, by FINDING_LOUISA

    I've heard this phrase so many times this last year. Apparently it took almost a year to really sink in. If I want to make my health and fitness ... Read more

  • 6/10/16 - Bedtime

    6/11/2016 12:12:07 AM, by GORDON66

    I went to a rummage sale at our church and bought a lap-rug sized quilt for $2. It's made out of large squares and is plush. I put it on the co... Read more

  • 6/8/16 - Bedtime

    6/8/2016 11:30:14 PM, by GORDON66

    I finally got around to putting annual arrangements in decorative clay pots and hauled them into the front yard to be put around the door. It wa... Read more

  • 6/7/16 - Bedtime

    6/7/2016 11:58:32 PM, by GORDON66

    Instead of spending a stupid amount of time at the gym, I came home, grabbed a spade, and dug out crab grass along the fence. My neighbor fi... Read more

  • 6/6/16 - Bedtime

    6/6/2016 11:32:59 PM, by GORDON66

    My goodness! Chives really multiply. I dug out nearly half of the plant and still have plenty. A fly got into the house, and EJ kitty went... Read more

  • 6/5/16 - Bedtime

    6/6/2016 12:09:02 AM, by GORDON66

    Got a call from a friend with whom I exchange Christmas cards but we haven't spoken in years. We used to work together. She and another friend ... Read more

  • 6/3/16 - Bedtime

    6/3/2016 11:58:46 PM, by GORDON66

    All the tomato plants are finally in the ground. Since I stopped counting at 30, I'm not sure how many I have. Although I have two extra tomato... Read more

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