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Doctor's Report-Good Progress
8/22/2014 8:14:54 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I met with the orthopedic doctor yesterday. He said the bones are together and there is more bone growth, although you can still see the break. I ca...  Read more


Friday smile
8/22/2014 8:02:33 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I'm not sure which is cutest: or Have a terrific Friday and make it a great weekend ;-)....  Read more


Be a Leader
8/22/2014 5:14:17 AM,  16 COMMENTS

" You should always ask yourself what would happen if everyone did what you are doing.' Jean -Paul Sartre Sometimes we are not willing or unable...  Read more


Today's Work-Out
8/22/2014 12:08:18 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Just a quick check-in. It's been a really busy day and I still have chores to wrap up. I am just going to post today's work-out real quick. I am focus...  Read more


Knocked Down to Size
8/21/2014 7:51:29 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Spitting, wiping the grime away from my nose and eyes, I picked myself back up from the dirt and blinked rapidly. It wasn't the first time that I sli...  Read more


No Sweets for the Sweet: Day 1 Without Sweetener
8/21/2014 1:47:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been reading a lot of questionable info about diet sodas and artificial sweeteners lately. Mostly articles passed on to me by my husband who is...  Read more


2014 Road Trip
8/21/2014 10:09:55 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Last Thursday the car was taken in for a semi annual inspection - oil and lube and ect... Last night after I served the 170 people supper I vacuumed...  Read more


8/21/2014 5:38:42 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Your not supposed to understand everything ." Rod Steiger Some people crack me up lucky thing I am not an egg. I know bad humor , But I do find...  Read more


Canyon Hike Photos
8/20/2014 9:12:11 PM,  15 COMMENTS

This was our first hike. It was complicated by the fact we kept taking wrong pathways :-P We crossed a gravely dried out river bed and carr...  Read more


What It Takes To Play This Game
8/20/2014 7:35:10 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I wasted some mental energy yesterday. I was fretting over my abdomen. I have been able to detect my weight loss in my arms, legs, back and even my fa...  Read more


I've Gone Basil Crazy!!
8/20/2014 9:34:03 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I love to cook. I love to eat well, too. One of my most favorite ingredients for the past 1+ years is basil. I don't use the dried basil - either fr...  Read more


Gravitational pull
8/20/2014 8:19:01 AM,  5 COMMENTS

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Are You amused Yet
8/20/2014 5:10:54 AM,  15 COMMENTS

" Everything considered work is less boring than amusing oneself." Charles Baudelaire Yes exercise is sometimes hard but: I find it FUN...  Read more


If You Were A Tourist....
8/20/2014 12:22:30 AM,  10 COMMENTS

If you were a tourist in our town, a mandatory stop would be the Iditarod Headquarters. This is the official restart location of the world famous dog...  Read more


Phase Two
8/19/2014 4:04:51 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I have spent a wonderful summer "playing" at what I love to do...adventure outdoors. I've hiked and biked to my heart's content. And it's been wonderf...  Read more


A homemade home gym
8/19/2014 1:17:37 PM,  8 COMMENTS

My husband thinks I watch too much 'American Ninja Warrior' or as he asked today: Are you going to try out for American Ninja, Senior Division? I migh...  Read more


Weigh In
8/19/2014 12:39:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My mom and me decided that we were going to do a weight loss couples challenge. Whichever couple loses the most percentage of weight at the end of Aug...  Read more


About Me...
8/19/2014 12:27:06 PM,  0 COMMENTS

1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My middle name is the same as my grandma on my mom's side, but my first name was a name my mom loved! 2. WHEN...  Read more


Finding Light in the Darkness
8/19/2014 11:02:26 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Nothing makes you appreciate the little things in life more than suddenly being without them. I'm determined that this is NOT going to be a whiny blo...  Read more


8/19/2014 4:57:16 AM,  38 COMMENTS

"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes." Clement of Alexandria Being healthy involves a lot of hoping . But it is...  Read more


I am Back! Starting Trip Photos
8/19/2014 1:54:48 AM,  16 COMMENTS

My sister did an amazing job planning and getting us to our destinations and hotels on time. She tried to make the trip as comfortable and enjoyable...  Read more


Honey-ginger salmon
8/18/2014 7:53:41 PM,  7 COMMENTS

We bought some salmon the other day and *surprise* it still had the skin on one side. So we wondered what to do about because we didn't have a clue. I...  Read more


Six Week Anklebreakerversary
8/18/2014 8:17:16 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Today marks 6 weeks since I slipped and broke my right ankle, and I believe healing is coming along as it should. Shortly after the break, a coup...  Read more


Almost Right
8/18/2014 5:13:24 AM,  16 COMMENTS

It is better to approximately right than precisely wrong ." Warren Buffett Yesterday I told everyone we were going to the beach closest to my h...  Read more


Beautiful weather, and a week from my half marathon
8/17/2014 12:04:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Love summer, but boy, the dip into fall temperatures this week has been quite a treat! I have been doing breakfast and my evening reading/writing...  Read more


Opportunity Knocks
8/17/2014 8:14:13 AM,  12 COMMENTS

We should never lose an occasion. Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors or prophets." Benjamin Disraeli The early bird gets the worm....  Read more


Playing with Glue and Scissors and Paper...
8/17/2014 12:56:49 AM,  8 COMMENTS

When life gives you lemons, shower invitations? Not sure how many calories that burns but it was one of the few options on the table while...  Read more


Sick kitty
8/16/2014 3:03:08 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My kitty has been sick all week. Eating less and less, not doing much, and then throwing up twice Thursday. I took her to the vet that evening and the...  Read more


All Kinds of Burning
8/16/2014 2:29:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Another scorching Saturday in San Diego as our drought has no end in sight. I am not a lover of extreme heat, a lizard if you will. When I was younger...  Read more


Yoga...I may be doing it wrong
8/16/2014 9:19:13 AM,  9 COMMENTS

In honor of my yoga this morning, in which I haven't reached nearly the level of flexibility demonstrated here: ...  Read more


You Have the Power
8/16/2014 9:10:27 AM,  15 COMMENTS

" Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be." Alice Walker Have you ever stopped doing something because someone said something? Have you...  Read more


Temporarily Down For Maintenance
8/15/2014 11:09:21 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I woke up with a fever, joint ache, sore throat and ear pain today. Joy, joy, least it helps explain why I was so off-yesterday. ...  Read more


Weight & August Laziness & Before and After pictures
8/15/2014 8:53:02 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I weighed in last night for my monthly weigh in. I lost 1.6 pound in a month. That seems unreal to me. I feel like I worked a lot harder than those re...  Read more


Fight for your Health
8/15/2014 5:01:15 AM,  16 COMMENTS

" if you're about to get into a fight , and you know for sure you're going to fight , make sure you punch first. " Vincent Vecavalier Whether yo...  Read more


Off days
8/15/2014 1:14:38 AM,  6 COMMENTS

A day off - well deserved and needed. Came home to the condo just to really get the break that we need. Road Trip is planned for next Friday as I wil...  Read more


Today Was Not a Good Day
8/14/2014 11:18:52 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Today was not a good day. In fact, today was an awful day.. I have shared my victories here To be genuine, I also need to be real about my failures....  Read more


Not for the Faint of Heart
8/14/2014 5:26:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, it's been 5 minutes since my last blog hasn't it. Things have been good and bad at the same time. All has been relatively well on the weight lo...  Read more


Half marathon training, interrupted
8/14/2014 4:12:59 PM,  12 COMMENTS

It feels like something is loose on the outside of my left knee. It catches and gives way at the oddest times. Going through the self-diagnosis...  Read more


Somethings Working
8/14/2014 11:31:46 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Well my clean eating and low carb eating are working.. already I have a 3 pound loss and it isn't even the end of the week yet. Super excited and moti...  Read more


A Winning Hand
8/14/2014 5:05:41 AM,  17 COMMENTS

" One should always play fairly -----When one has the winning cards, Oscar Wilde When It come to weight loss we all have a winning hand or two u...  Read more


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