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  • Spring Challenge day 27

    5/27/2017 6:28:22 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today is my father's birthday. I called him this morning when after finishing my devotions. I gave him some coffee, another present he'd like more is hearing someone say "I'd like to buy your house! " Today i got to relax and chill out in my pjs. First time in who knows how long, i miss... Read more

  • it's saturday

    5/27/2017 12:10:31 PM, by MOMMY445

    after a short work week, i am taking it easy today. my daughter says hi. she is heading out shortly to spend some time with her friends. as for me, i am heading to a doctor's appointment, then i am going to see the new pirates of the caribbean movie. after what was a very busy and full week for me, ... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 26

    5/26/2017 8:58:24 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Have you read SparkGuy's blog today? Somehow he knows what directions I need to keep on track, even with memorial day being Monday! I'm a member of his 10+ minutes streak challenge but haven't posted there in awhile, and I noticed I've been referring to this small goals challenge, w... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 25

    5/25/2017 9:04:33 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Goal today is to get my department head to wake up, smell the coffee and let me work. I don't deserve to sit in the cafeteria. That's NOT THE REASON I come to work. I come to make money and get out at the end of my shift. My landlord exterminated my apartment to prevent ants, hugs qnd m... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 24

    5/23/2017 4:10:52 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My goal was to have maintenance come remove my mattresses filled with bedbugs, get apartment sprayed, and that happened 9:45 AM central time. My doctor has told me I'm not contagious and ok to go to work, my employer is forcing me to stay home and refuses to listen to my doctor. This afternoon ... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 23

    5/22/2017 10:49:44 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Weird I didn't set goals today. Somehow I managed to stay in my Sparkpeople calorie range, continue tracking my food and exercise. I do know something : without Sparkpeople I'd still have sleep apnea, mindless eating (I've never heard of it before Sparkpeople! ), yo-yo with weight, ... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 23

    5/21/2017 4:27:21 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In my status I mentioned a goal : not to be the first in line and I visited some new members (at potluck, everyone sat in the month of his / her birth month. Goal achieved! Mine is April. I got to visit two couples --one retired couple and a young couple who have a 5 year old daughter named ... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 22

    5/20/2017 5:50:40 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Challenge today is make a cucumber salad (I've never heard of it before, i found it at Spark Recipes using salad in search bar. ) I cleaned the bathroom, made the salad, now cleaning fridge is next. Not exactly my favorite chore, but the merry maids don't work for free, I know I don'... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 21

    5/19/2017 10:33:09 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Rainy Friday all day, now it isn't raining and it's pitch black outside. Rainy days make me feel sleepy and I drink soda to keep awake. Great day at work! Too much to do in short amount of time, as usual. ... but that's a regular daily basis , not just when I'm at work. Tomo... Read more

  • it' s friday

    5/19/2017 3:57:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    the long weekend here in canada has finally arrived! woo hoo! for all who celebrate, happy victoria day on monday. my daughter is looking forward to the long weekend and so am i. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 21

    5/18/2017 7:32:30 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was a busy day. I like busy days because I get to make some cold hard cash. ... Today's goals : stay in calories range, try to tackle more spring cleaning, get some good beauty sleep. Calories range ACHIEVED , spring cleaning i have no motivation. IF I do any, it'll b... Read more

  • it's thursday

    5/18/2017 12:44:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am feeling a lot better today. it is another warm and humid day here again and i am well prepared for it. later on today, i see my doctor and update my asthma action plan. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i found out yesterday that after the long weekend here, i am back to wo... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 20

    5/17/2017 10:06:38 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Mothers day i did a fitness DVD, Monday i did Pilates and yoga and day 1 spring cleaning , Tuesday was grocery shopping and 4 hours day 2 spring cleaning so i decided to relax today. Today was strange day at work, but even with slow work I'm making money. Two gossip rumor mills ... Read more

  • it is wednesday

    5/17/2017 9:25:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    a very warm,humid and sunny day here today. i will stay where it is the coolest while i recover from my asthma flare ups. i am seeing my doctor tomorrow and i will be sure to mention the asthma flare ups. i find that when the weather fluctuates, or is very warm and humid, i can get asthma flare ups.... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 19

    5/16/2017 10:09:56 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Day 2 of spring cleaning : 4 hours spring cleaning and an hour of grocery shopping. .. i found bugs in kitchen cabinets by pans and plates and tea cups! Ugh! Mom asked to ask landlord about getting rid of the ugly carpet in the kitchen when he comes to spray spiders Saturday ... this... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    5/16/2017 10:20:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    yesterday was a challenging day health wise for me. my asthma was really flaring up, no matter what i did. so i am glad i took the day off work yesterday. i even took today off ,too, to make sure i am feeling really better. it is supposed to me really warm here tomorrow and thursday. i will have to ... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 18

    5/15/2017 9:16:30 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was a great day. I started with 45 minutes Pilates and 30 minutes yoga this morning and was sore so i decided to take a nap after breakfast. After my nap i felt sore and I thought pain would go away if i got up and moved around. So i did 2 hours 20 minutes cleaning before su... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/15/2017 9:34:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great day yesterday! today, i am taking it easy. my asthma is flaring up a bit, so i am off work for the day. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 17

    5/14/2017 3:09:26 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Sunny and humid outside. After i eat lunch and it settles, I'll workout to a fitness DVD i have. Today is mothers day. Grandma Norheim (dad's mom ) passed away a month after my college graduation June 11, 1993 at 12:15 PM at Memorial Hospital in Springfield IL from colon can... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 16

    5/13/2017 8:45:17 AM, by GET2BEFIT

    Challenges today: 1)try a new workout 2)no injuries at volleyball spring games tournament 3)learn something new 1st challenge ACHIEVED! I did 35 minutes of rock your yoga! 2nd challenge is during the spring games. Team registration is 9 AM central time. 3rd challenge -- I tr... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 15

    5/12/2017 11:11:04 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My goals today areget moving and get 7 hours beauty sleep ! Move i did -- 80 minutes in volleyball practice tonight! Tomorrow morning Coach Mark picks me up 7:15 AM central time and another teammate 7:30 for special Olympics volleyball spring games tournament all day in Valpa... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 14

    5/10/2017 9:58:11 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Goal today : be lazy! Glad i did! I recorded this week's workouts in my status so i figure i earned a rest day. No idea what my workout will be Thursday. I'm leaning towards a fitness DVD. I know I'll have 1 1/2 hours volleyball practice Friday and all day volleyball spring... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 13

    5/9/2017 8:24:27 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today's goals: squeeze a massage in after an hour workout! ACHIEVED! Continue tracking food and exercise in Sparkpeople trackers : ACHIEVED! I recorded my workout in my status : 27 minutes treadmill at 2.5-4.0 incline and 2.0-3.5 speed. .. great for intervals and 30 minutes circuit tr... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 12

    5/8/2017 5:40:26 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today's challenge - switch up the workouts! I did 70 minutes walk /jog intervals at the park, 75 minutes hitting golf balls at the driving range and 35 minutes walk / jog intervals return to the apartment! Felt great getting outside! I had graham crackers for lunch because i... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 11

    5/7/2017 7:24:14 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today's challenge : no second servings! I succeeded, to my surprise! After church was a 90th birthday luncheon. I had 1 piece chicken wing, tossed salad, mixed vegetables of broccoli and cauliflower, coke and diet Pepsi. Not exactly the best choice for beverages, but what surpr... Read more

  • a new week

    5/7/2017 2:46:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a nice and sunny day here today. i am taking it easy and not doing too much and the same for my daughter. i made it through a week of work at my new job. i like it there. i am still working there this week. i am also going to sign up to be a volunteer with tennis canada this week. there is a t... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 10

    5/6/2017 5:29:29 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In my status I posted my workout and not sure how to record it. It's better awhile since I've used it, and I like to swap workouts to challenge my body. It feels like the 80s temperature wise, so I used the rower bike in my apartment. Today i have 2 challenges : trea... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 9

    5/5/2017 11:12:19 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    This morning i did 20 minutes moderate chair aerobics and tonight I did 90 minutes volleyball. I learned my team is Lake County Raiders, so I'll be buying black shorts and black tshirt to wear to match uniform and so my bra will be covered by the sleeves and arms. Tonight my challenge is not to bu... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 8

    5/3/2017 10:15:11 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    My challenge today is to learn to accept responsibility for my behavior. I choose the behavior, I suffer consequences for it and I'm setting too high standards for myself that result with mud on my face! I stayed in the low to mid calories in my Sparkpeople calorie range, so I'm happy. I'm up at ... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 7

    5/2/2017 12:31:11 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today i cleaned the farm, changed beds, packed suitcase 90 minutes and Leslie's Mix and match 10 minutes. My challenge today is to remain calm. More often than not, it's easier said than done! Right now, on the road back to my apartment. I'm in no hurry to return, yet my parents have another 4 ho... Read more

  • Spring Challenge day 6

    5/1/2017 9:14:58 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Spring cleaning and farm chores and my morning 3 miles walk with Leslie's Walk at Home dvds, i definitely got a workout! 75 minutes this morning and 35 minutes tonight at the farm, help my cousin Brandon unload groceries and clean his kitchen an hour and farm chored 30 minutes, so I'm plum tired ton... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/1/2017 12:54:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun. i am ready to see what changes it will bring. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • a lovely day

    4/29/2017 3:24:59 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter went rollerblading for two hours with her friends the other day. today, she is heading to a birthday party, then to a dance with her friends for kids their age. i survived my first day of work yesterday and i am looking forward to going back to work next week. today, i am getting caught ... Read more