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7/10/14 - Bedtime
7/10/2014 11:00:04 PM,  0 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

Not my day to be out of bed
7/9/2014 10:30:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Got up this morning sore from the knees down from my exercising. Hit my knee on the door frame while coming in from the outside with the dog. That did...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

7/8/14 - Bedtime
7/8/2014 11:13:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm posting this blog because the electricity came back on. It's not raining, storming, windy, or snowy, but we were out of power for 45 minutes. Go...  Read more

GORDON66

Exercise before exercise
7/8/2014 10:18:52 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yes, I do exercise before I do other exercises. In the mornings before my dad gets up, I do a workout DVD. Then on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays is...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Summer Update
7/8/2014 2:30:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

SO I went on my first work trip and came home. I feel like the two weeks away, while enjoyable and fun I haven't quite returned to my stride yet. I di...  Read more

DISNEYDAMSEL1

7/7/14 - Bedtime
7/7/2014 11:07:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

When I climbed up the ladder to clean out the gutters, I had a real I-am-woman moment. Unfortunately, there's a bush that kept me from getting to abo...  Read more

GORDON66

Realizing my inner goddess
7/7/2014 10:06:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

After doing treadmills and stationary bikes, I was seeing my inner goddess. I wasn't looking into a mirror, I was seeing my inner goddess in my mind's...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Believe that You Can Do Anything, and You Will!
7/7/2014 6:37:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Imagine yourself to be the type of person you want to be, and then be it. You may have to let go of some bad habits and develop some more positive...  Read more

SDEHNKE

7/6/14 - Bedtime
7/6/2014 10:54:09 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've spent so much time working in the yard that I already need a new pair of gardening gloves. I have a large yard waste container, and it has t...  Read more

GORDON66

Holly Holy
7/6/2014 9:45:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Okay, I'm listening to that song by Neil Diamond right now. The live version anyway at the Greek Theatre I believe in Los Angeles. I'm glad that my la...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

new work schedule
7/6/2014 2:51:05 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I put in for earlier hours at work. My new shift will be 10:00am to 6:30pm with weekends off. These are the same hours my wife works....  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

7/5/14 - Bedtime
7/5/2014 11:57:03 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I pulled some really, really ugly weeds this afternoon. I'm glad they're gone. I finally made an appointment to get my hair cut. This is a good...  Read more

GORDON66

A rainy Saturday
7/5/2014 9:22:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It has rained off and on all day long. Dad was planning on mowing the yard but the rain beat him. Looks like midweek before he even gets the chance to...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Too fat and/or too old or maybe not
7/5/2014 6:14:05 PM,  8 COMMENTS

First thing Saturday mornings is my TRX class at the park district. Today I actually allowed myself enough time to make it before the class started b...  Read more

GORDON66

7/4/14 -Bedtime
7/4/2014 11:53:38 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I hung out the flag for Independence Day. 232 Right now, I can hear all the illegal fireworks that everyone snuck into IL from WI and IN. 283...  Read more

GORDON66

Happy 4th!!!
7/4/2014 10:17:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Happy 4th of July to everyone. We didn't do too much. After I fixed breakfast for the both of us, we stayed home until it was time for supper. Dad had...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

PIGGYWAY
7/4/2014 10:23:46 AM,  4 COMMENTS

WELL IT`S BEEN DAYS SINCE I BEEN ON SPARKS WELL I AM GOING THROUGH A HARD TIME YOU ALL KNOW I SAID I HAD TO GO TO THE HEART DOCTOR DIDN`T GET GOOD NEW...  Read more

PIGGYWAY

7/3/14 - Bedtime
7/3/2014 11:26:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The weather was absolutely beautiful today! A truly great day to be alive and living in the midwest. I got to take a short nap this afternoon....  Read more

GORDON66

Thought wrong about water heater
7/3/2014 9:51:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Went to take a shower tonight, no hot water. We thought that it was fixed. Guess we have to have the repairman back to fix the water heater again. Thi...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

no more b/p meds
7/3/2014 6:14:32 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I went to the doctor on Tuesday, he took me off all of my blood pressure meds. Also my oral diabetes meds. I am still taking a very small amount of...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

7/2/14 - Bedtime
7/2/2014 10:59:52 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Had an appointment with my therapist today. She feels a reality check is in order, and I need to keep a calorie count of all the junk I've been eatin...  Read more

GORDON66

Too cool outside to do anything outside
7/2/2014 9:48:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It didn't make it out of the 60s today here in west central Illinois. And tried to rain. It was the really light stuff. Not much to do anything outsid...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Baseball, hot dogs and apple pie
7/2/2014 5:20:15 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Looking forward to the 4th of July...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

Close Encounters
7/1/2014 11:23:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today I got back from running (C25K) to find a deer sitting on my front lawn. She let me walk right past her to my door, so I got some great pictures...  Read more

CEPHALOPODLYNN

7/1/14 - Bedtime
7/1/2014 10:55:06 PM,  5 COMMENTS

No rain today! Yippee!!!! One of my co-workers has an 18-year-old daughter who weighs far too much. I gave Lisa some advise, and I hope she tak...  Read more

GORDON66

Still feeling great
7/1/2014 10:17:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

They almost stopped me in doing my exercises because my blood pressure was 166/100. I told them that I'm going to do it because I know that it'll be l...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

not bad for a monday
7/1/2014 12:28:19 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I met my goal on steps today. lost 4 pounds this week in the weight loss jouney at work....  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

6/30/14 - Bedtime
6/30/2014 10:51:29 PM,  3 COMMENTS

At the beginning of the month, I decided I wanted to work on reaching 120 fitness minutes every day for a week. Except for the one day that I only go...  Read more

GORDON66

Feeling so alive
6/30/2014 10:17:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Got to workout today. Did 2 treadmills today at 2.5mph (was at 2.0mph last week when I started back) and I added an incline of 6% to it too. But I put...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

A very good weekend
6/29/2014 11:43:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I have had a very good weekend. Yesterday gave blood and went to Bass pro shop. Today I bought a new pair of shoes. Martha smoked pork chops, musta...  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

6/29/14 - Bedtime
6/29/2014 11:06:09 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My neighbors just returned from Poland, and I had a great time listening to their adventures. They even flew on a Dreamliner and thought it was great...  Read more

GORDON66

A good day to stay inside
6/29/2014 9:35:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was a really muggy day. It was hard to breath when we went outside. I'm glad that we stayed at home after going to the pot luck at the church. I...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

Another step forward
6/29/2014 12:33:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I was able to give blood today. That was a big step in my total recovery....  Read more

STUDLEEJOE

6/28/14 - Bedtime
6/28/2014 11:48:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I enjoyed the mondo sized unsweetened iced tea that I bought at McDonald's for $1. I bought a watermelon, and it tastes terrific. Even thoug...  Read more

GORDON66

A sleepy day
6/28/2014 10:16:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, it could of been one with the way the day went. We didn't do a whole lot today. We went to Target and to JoAnn Fabrics. I needed some more yello...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

6/27/14 - Bedtime
6/27/2014 11:51:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I have aching muscles between my shoulder blades. I must have done something right. Office craziness reigned today, and I helped a customer by g...  Read more

GORDON66

Somewhat of a light day
6/27/2014 10:16:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Didn't do a whole lot today and I'm kind of glad. Dad needed a couple more of his meds that Target didn't have yesterday and we needed Kleenex. Had to...  Read more

AUNTRENEE

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