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Happiness and dysfunction
7/24/2014 9:36:08 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Looking back, I've come to realize my family was very dysfunctional. After hours and hours of therapy, I found that many truths were not necessarily...  Read more

GORDON66

7/23/14 - Bedtime
7/23/2014 11:22:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

When it comes to Chicago's weather, what a difference a day makes. Yesterday was hot and muggy, and today it was bright, sunshiny, and extremely plea...  Read more

GORDON66

Another busy day
7/23/2014 9:56:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

We had to run a few errands today. Dad had a couple of bills to pay. Plus he went to see his chiropractor. His back was bothering him last night so he...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/22/14 - Bedtime
7/22/2014 10:49:01 PM,  6 COMMENTS

The trip to the dealership turned out to be more than an oil change, but they did wash the car. For what I spent, they should have detailed it too. ...  Read more

GORDON66

Busy day
7/22/2014 10:16:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm a bit sore. I got to do my exercises today. I just hurt in the hips but its the good kind of sore though. Lost 3 pounds while we were on vaca...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/21/14 - Bedtime
7/21/2014 11:54:50 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Since he won't listen to me, I'm delighted that my boss has FINALLY figured out the importance of an elevation certificate. I was right, so there!!!!...  Read more

GORDON66

another day
7/21/2014 11:13:38 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I just can't seem to lose anymore weight. Actually I am gaining weight. It is becoming very depressing....  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

Made it home safe and sound
7/21/2014 10:37:47 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Dad and I have been home for a little over 5 hours now. Spent half an hour this morning packing the vehicle while we were up there and another hour of...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/20/14 - Bedtime
7/20/2014 10:27:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

For a Sunday, I got up a bit earlier than I normally do, so it gave me a bit of a jump start to the day. I spent a good amount of time out in the...  Read more

GORDON66

July 20
7/20/2014 10:09:40 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I hope everyone had a blessed day...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

Last day in Minnesota
7/20/2014 9:33:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today is our last day in Minnesota. It was somewhat of a busy day. Went walking at an outlet mall and swam with my family. But I was fighting a headac...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Dinner with Mary
7/20/2014 11:28:40 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Mary is my best friend, and she's been with me through thick and thin - literally. She a horsey friend, so we met at the barn. We both were taking r...  Read more

GORDON66

bappy saturday
7/19/2014 10:24:17 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I wound on my foot has cleared up, so no more problems with that. This is my first weekend off since I went to work with William Sonoma. Have had a...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

7/19/14 - Bedtime
7/19/2014 10:13:34 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Had dinner with my best friend, and she noticed a difference in my posture. I'm stoked! Managed to clear a bit of clutter, and that makes me fee...  Read more

GORDON66

A beautiful day for a wedding
7/19/2014 10:09:52 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Well, got my youngest niece married today. She was such a beautiful bride. I about cried when I saw her in her dress. Dad said said that he about crie...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Taking stock
7/19/2014 4:33:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I joined another team. As I was introducing myself, I was pretty candid about my health and fitness journey. Actually, for me, it's more like...  Read more

GORDON66

Feeling Healthy
7/19/2014 2:57:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a bit of a disappointment. I'm well into my third week of on target eating and exercising. I'm feeling healthy and enjoying the mental...  Read more

FOCUSD

7/18/14 - Bedtime
7/18/2014 11:58:00 PM,  5 COMMENTS

On Saturday mornings, I tend to wake up too early, turn over, and fall back to sleep. This would be fine IF I didn't have my TRX class at 9:10. Rath...  Read more

GORDON66

A slow day
7/18/2014 9:21:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today has been a slow day. Dad went to the reversely dinner. I was kind of tired and didn't feel like going. There are other reasons why I didn't go b...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/17/14 - Bedtime
7/17/2014 10:51:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It was another beautiful day in Chicago!!! Gosh darn - I never get tired of typing nice things about the weather. I worked hard at the gym, and...  Read more

GORDON66

I'm so ready for bed
7/17/2014 10:36:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am so ready for bed. But I want to do a few more things before I do. Dad is in bed already. We had a somewhat of a long day. Got to spend a few...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

I won't let situations get the best of me
7/17/2014 11:00:30 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have learned that I let my situations dictate much of my life versus myself controlling what I can control. It's been a learning experience this sum...  Read more

DISNEYDAMSEL1

new problem
7/16/2014 11:39:48 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I have a new infection on my left foot. Hoping I won't lose that foot. I can't go thru that again....  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

7/16/14 - Bedtime
7/16/2014 10:31:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Quasi-polar vortex or not, it was simply a glorious day to be alive. Bonus points - since it was a bit cool this evening, I was able to put on a...  Read more

GORDON66

In Minnesota
7/16/2014 9:22:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My dad and I are in Minnesota in our room. We ended up eating what I fixed for lunch for supper instead. The weather was wonderful. Slept off and on t...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/15/14 - Bedtime
7/15/2014 11:06:41 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I didn't eat any junk today, and that's making me very happy. That was a hard one to type, because associating a mood with food has gotten me to wher...  Read more

GORDON66

No rest for me today
7/15/2014 9:59:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Been busy off and on all day long. Got the new water heater in. That's perfect because I got a really nice hot shower for the first time in weeks. Got...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

day 4 of 8
7/14/2014 11:12:42 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I started my new shift today I am enjoying being home in the evening with my wife. I am having to work a 8 day stretch, but looking forward to my fir...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

7/14/14 - Bedtime
7/14/2014 11:03:46 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm so lucky to have friends like Linda, because she and I have teamed up to reach a goal by 8/1. 381 I checked my green bean/wax bean patch t...  Read more

GORDON66

Got a hair cut today
7/14/2014 10:00:41 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I got a hair cut today. A first in a long time. And this short. It feels so good right now and its going to get some getting use to having it short. I...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/13/14 - Bedtime
7/13/2014 11:00:31 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I went into Target to get cat food and ended up buying regulation workout clothes. When I go to the gym, I normally wear sweats and unisex T-shirts t...  Read more

GORDON66

Going to be a busy week
7/13/2014 10:11:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This week is going to be busy. Tuesday sometime we're getting a new water heater. Wednesday we're going to Minnesota. Thursday going to see a sneek pe...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/12/14 - Bedtime
7/12/2014 11:31:46 PM,  6 COMMENTS

WooHoo! I finally got my hair cut today. I didn't look at my checkbook but I bet it's been at least six months. My stylist was not pleased. Sorry....  Read more

GORDON66

Its done finally
7/12/2014 10:11:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Finally got my grandniece's afghan done. I made the section that I was on smaller than I wanted to because it was getting way too big. Worked on some...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/11/14 - Bedtime
7/11/2014 11:35:45 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Thankfully I got the lawn mowed, and I did it as quickly as possible. The mosquitoes are positively ferocious. For a mere $.79, I got a good si...  Read more

GORDON66

Wishing that she had more time
7/11/2014 11:02:08 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I wish that there was more time between now and when we leave for Minnesota. I got to the last section of my grandniece's afghan and I'm not sure how...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/10/14 - Bedtime
7/10/2014 11:00:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Enjoyed the quiet morning at work. This week's Time magazine is MIA, so I'm happily reading Health on my work commute. I've been holding o...  Read more

GORDON66

A lot of exercising today
7/10/2014 10:06:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I did a lot of exercising today. Here's how it went: 30 minute workout DVD 30 minute treadmill 30 minutes stationary/recumbent bike 30 minu...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

not very much activity this week
7/10/2014 12:44:08 AM,  7 COMMENTS

When I did the 5k last week I had a blister on my stump. So I haven't been able to do any long walks this week. It is healing so I should be ready t...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

7/9/14 - Bedtime
7/9/2014 10:59:27 PM,  7 COMMENTS

My boss #$%^&*(((*&^%$##$%^&!!!!!!!!!! Sigh. If you can't say something nice, say nothing at all. That's my story, and I'm sticking to it - for tod...  Read more

GORDON66

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