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  • Ok, that hike kicked my ass

    2/28/2015 10:34:52 PM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    It didn't hurt as bad when I was doing it on Tuesday as it did Wednesday and Thursday! Finally got back to the GYM on Friday and Today (now that I can walk normal again, lol) I'm a little delayed on starting w3 of C25k because I didn't want to stress my knees out, I've been working back into th... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/28/2015 8:48:38 PM, by JTREMBATH

    It is that hot today we have been sitting out on the deck but had to come inside, it is days like this I would like to go and sit in a pool, not keen on the beach.... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/27/2015 7:44:27 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Got finished by 4:30 pm yesterday so that was not to bad. been to the hairdressers this morning as my hair was getting to long and driving me mad as when it gets long like that I cannot manage it.... Read more

  • Day 5 of the Journey...

    2/27/2015 6:44:39 PM, by RAVENSOUL1

    Blue skies today, how I've missed them! We had a "heat wave" of 10° ABOVE zero, heh. Fasting blood sugar this morning was 108! That's the lowest that it has been darn long I can't remember. No idea why, am just glad it was what it was! Yes, my blog will be just this borin... Read more

  • Day 4...Sharing With My Best Friend.

    2/26/2015 4:20:55 PM, by RAVENSOUL1

    I think that at 51 years old I've finally figured out what really matters in my life. I know, I know, it's a cliché, but it's the little things that mean the most. Like a little bit ago, I was kinda down and dwelling on things. I'd had a light lunch, so I decided to grab an apple and sit at the... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    2/26/2015 1:16:43 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is going to be a long day looking at the lists but hopefully I will finish on time as I am suppose to finish at 5:00pm so here's hoping.... Read more

  • Day 3...and counting! (I need creative titles!)

    2/25/2015 4:54:10 PM, by RAVENSOUL1

    Ok,'s appointment today. Had a bizillion tests done, scheduled for a bizillion more, got some icky news and just trying to absorb and deal right now. Exhausted, but hey, it got me outta the house for a few hours so that's something! lol... Read more

  • 2/24 Alejandro Trail Hike

    2/25/2015 4:48:28 AM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    Today me, my love, my BFF and my dogs went on a hike. It was on the Alejandro Trail in the San Rafael Wilderness. It's about 3 miles, up to a ridgeline, down the ridgeline into a canyon to a meadow and campground. Then back up canyon, up to the ridgeline and back down to the car. It was a buttkicker... Read more

  • Wednesday

    2/24/2015 12:37:17 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I hate days like this I have to catch the shuttle bus over to the other hospital work half a day there then catch the shuttle back and work the rest of my shift here.... Read more

  • Day 2...and counting!

    2/24/2015 9:18:40 AM, by RAVENSOUL1

    I have a doctor's appointment tomorrow. I'm not looking forward to it, at all. He's going to want to change around my medications/dosages...and I'm going to try to convince him to leave it alone for a bit and give me a chance to get my bloodwork, etc better by being more mindful of my diet and healt... Read more

  • Couch 2 5K Week 2 done!

    2/24/2015 4:28:24 AM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    Week 2 down, starting week 3! Also, we have a 6 mile hike scheduled for tomorrow, wish me luck.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/23/2015 12:34:15 PM, by JTREMBATH

    We had a good shower of rain yesterday which a lot of people have been waiting for as the grass is brown instead of green. a friend of ours called round yesterday to let us know his wife passed away during the night she was a lovely person but she had quite a few health issues.... Read more

  • Monday

    2/22/2015 12:32:12 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Back to reality today am off to catch the shuttle to work at the other hospital today so hopefully we are not to busy.... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/21/2015 6:44:14 PM, by JTREMBATH

    We are back home it was a very expensive place but every thing we had was great the service, meet and greet, the dinner and the breakfast for 1 night $345.... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/20/2015 9:49:24 PM, by JTREMBATH

    We are at a hotel which is situated high up in the hills and what a lovely view it is so great.... Read more

  • Couch to 5K Week 2 day 2

    2/20/2015 1:36:44 AM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    Did day 2 before work tonight, even ran a little after. My lungs started to hurt during the running part right at the end of the interval, but I did it anyway and it went away during the walking interval. I need to work on lung capacity I guess. How long before my lungs get used to it ?... Read more

  • 16 pounds

    2/19/2015 9:37:16 PM, by ROYADEDEAUX

    185 by May 7th, 2015 That's 16 pounds 185 is a magic number - it gets me out of the "Obese" weight range That's 11 weeks away That's 1.5 pounds a week So I have a short term goal to focus on. Just 16 pounds. I can do that. 11 weeks. I can do that too. I will continue to... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    2/19/2015 12:42:23 PM, by JTREMBATH

    we are going away tomorrow but just for the night as they are holding a street bbq in our culdesac and we are really not into that i think we are to old as we do like to go to bed early and there will be a certain amount of noise as well.... Read more


    2/18/2015 12:34:16 PM, by JTREMBATH

    nearly another week over plus another month I think Xmas will be on us before we no where we are.... Read more

  • Couch to 5K Week 2 Day 1 and a ride.

    2/17/2015 11:56:12 PM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    Started the second week of couch to 5K a day later than I would have liked to. Had shin splints so instead of starting Sunday I started today- ice and a little rest did wonders. I was able to do the whole routine today without much soreness. I went for my first ride today on our rescue horse. W... Read more

  • Wednesday

    2/17/2015 12:34:25 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Son still with us I don't think he is any hurry to go home, mind you he is on holiday as he has taken all of February off.... Read more

  • Happy President's day

    2/17/2015 2:58:03 AM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    for all of 4 more minutes. When to the shooting range today with my BF and some of his cop buddies. Had a good day. Hiking tomorrow maybe. Woo Hoo. I have three whole days off this week to do more fun workouts than the gym. :) Today was a good day.... Read more


    2/16/2015 12:45:17 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Grandaughter enjoyed her day yesterday she said she did not do much but got the paper work done and her ID which is what they normally do when people start a new job.... Read more

  • Monday

    2/15/2015 4:17:42 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is my day off, my son is still here I think I feed him to well and he doesn't want to go home. M y granddaughter started her job today I am sure she will be ok.... Read more

  • Couch to 5K Week 1 Day 3

    2/14/2015 11:38:17 PM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    Done and done! Finished the first week! On to week 2!... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/14/2015 7:15:58 PM, by JTREMBATH

    A very quiet day today after I did all the work yesterday my son is with us today from Hamilton which is very nice.... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/13/2015 8:51:01 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Had a very busy morning as the weather report said it would be fine so I did a whole pile of washing and at the moment it is very overcast so just keeping my fingers crossed to get it dry.... Read more

  • Yah! Friday

    2/12/2015 12:39:32 PM, by JTREMBATH

    What a day yesterday, from the time I started my machine played up I tried to rectify it when all of a sudden water cam pouring out of the doors in the bottom of the machine I had to rush and turn the water off then rung the company I was lucky 1 of them was in Auckland as I don't know what I would ... Read more

  • low carb

    2/12/2015 11:19:26 AM, by MALLYGAL

    So I started low carb yeaterday still monitoring calories as well. Really need to loose some inches not much just enough to keep my rank. I hate how I struggle although I exercise most everyday. I feel myself getting stronger I think stress will be my downfall ... Read more

  • Couch to 5k Week 1 Day 2

    2/11/2015 8:12:40 PM, by PUNKROCKCOWGIRL

    Finished day 2 of the first week of Couch to 5k. Also didn't die. Actually ran for a couple minutes after just to see if I could do 2 minutes without dying. It is possible. Our 5k is May 16, I'm nervous but still have plenty of time. EEK.... Read more

  • Thursday

    2/11/2015 12:46:19 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My baby's birthday today he turns 45, yes I still call him my baby, it is his Daughter who I am trying to get the job for.... Read more


    2/10/2015 12:27:07 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Still not sure whether my Grandaughter has got the job she hopes to find out by the end of the week.... Read more

  • Plateau Busting Program

    2/10/2015 8:39:46 AM, by THINCPL2004

    Made it through my plateau busting program. I have lost 8 pounds in one month, it's still a way's away from my ultimate goal but it's a great start. On another bonus I am eating healthier and exercising more. My clothes feeling a little loser. Needless to say I am a happy camper. And on yet anoth... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/9/2015 12:39:06 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My Grandaughter has her interview today I thought she had it last week but David wanted to show her around the department to see what she thought of the job before she had her interview.... Read more

  • Monday

    2/8/2015 12:48:50 PM, by JTREMBATH

    With so many long weekends I nearly forgot it was Monday not Tuesday and back at work it is my 8 hour day and over at the other hospital not sure what the day will be like.... Read more

  • Sunday

    2/7/2015 7:50:52 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Back home now we left about 10:00 am to beat the traffic as going down we struck a lot of crawling traffic with a lot of people taking off to the beach for the break.... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/6/2015 11:56:09 PM, by JTREMBATH

    WE have a great day today we have had a day with our sons a lovely breakfast and weather wise it d-has been great.... Read more

  • Friday

    2/5/2015 10:28:19 PM, by JTREMBATH

    This holiday weekend we have come down to Hamilton to spend the weekend with our son our youngest son also came down and he drove which was good for hubby he said it was great not having to drive it was quite a slow drive as the traffic was heavy.... Read more

  • Thursday

    2/4/2015 12:43:08 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Tomorrow is a holiday for us as it is Waitangi day, I found out yesterday that David had a meeting with my Grandaughter to show her around the department so she could see what they do he thought that the sight of all the dirty instruments that come through to the wash room might have put her off eve... Read more

  • Wednesday

    2/3/2015 12:37:56 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Have not heard yet whether she got the job yet evidently David showed yer around and they had chat mainly to see if she would like the job as it is not for anyone who cannot handle bloody instruments from theatre but when I told her what the job entailed she knew what it would be like I don't think... Read more

  • week 5

    2/2/2015 3:42:29 PM, by NAKEDBACON

    Hating the scale SO HARD. Only down 2 lbs after a full month. WTH. I've been watching the food, and working out, about 15 hours this month compared to 0 hours the week before. So, I'm easing up on weigh ins so I don't drive myself crazy. No more daily checks. Grrr... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/2/2015 12:48:16 PM, by JTREMBATH

    My Gran daughter has her interview this morning so will keep my fingers crossed it is at 10.00 am.... Read more

  • Monday

    2/1/2015 2:04:14 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Yah my day off today, went for my walk early as later on it is going to get very wet, the rain was really heavy during the night.... Read more

  • Sunday

    1/31/2015 2:57:47 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Today is the 1st of February where did January go I think this year will go just as fast as last year.... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/30/2015 8:04:57 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Well we got our rain last night which was good for the garden but it is now quite muggy. I am trying to get my granddaughter a job as they are not easy to come by and she wants to earn some money so she does not have to keep borrowing from her parents as she has just left school, so she has an inter... Read more