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Interesting Encounter
Thursday, May 23, 2013      0 comments

I walk about 2 miles each day five days a week (to and from work). I must pass by many people each day, some walking others driving. I had the most unusual encounter the other day on my way home though and it sort of brought home the progress I ... Read more
Mowing the Lawn...For the First Time
Sunday, May 19, 2013      1 comments

Our new lawnmower came in the other day and since our lawn was getting out of control long Saturday was "Mow the Darn Lawn" day. Now I have never mowed a lawn before. Lived in apartments most of my life and either the landlord or landscapers too... Read more
Trying Something New to Get Back in the Swing
Monday, May 13, 2013      2 comments

I recently purchased the new Coach Nicole DVD Total Body Sculpting (as well as her Cardio Blast one. I already have the 28 Day BootCamp DVD). I love so many of the workouts on the Cardio Blast one and the BootCamp one but it is nice every once i... Read more
Springtime = Yardwork Time!
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      0 comments

The last few weekends have been absolutely gorgeous around these parts so I have been getting dirty in my backyard. Two weekends ago it was all about cleaning up the branches and twigs that had fallen all over the yard. Lets just say there was q... Read more
Winter Wonderland Pfft :p
Monday, February 11, 2013      4 comments

Well the Blizzard is over here, but the clean up is ongoing. I have to say I never want to see this much snow for awhile. I am utterly sore from the shoveling and I didn't even do the entire driveway (just a path was done since we don't have to ... Read more
Here Comes Jack Frost
Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

When it comes to snow, we haven't had any major snow falls thus far this winter. Tomorrows weather will be changing that. Right now, we are under a Blizzard Warning for tomorrow morning till Saturday morning. Schools are closing all over the sta... Read more
Getting over Sickness and Gaining back Motivation
Friday, January 18, 2013      1 comments

Well we are in a new year and so far I have had to start off rather slow. Right around my birthday (New Years) I unfortunately got hit with Bronchitis, lost my voice and had a sinus infection. Needless to say I was not up to doing any kind of ex... Read more
The Christmas Season (Fun and Crazy)
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      0 comments

Ahh, the Christmas season. When you work in the restaurant industry its not a pretty or fun time. Mainly because all those lovely shoppers who are pillaging the malls for gifties for loved ones tend to poop out somewhere along the way and decide... Read more
Beautiful Day for a 12k!
Sunday, November 04, 2012      1 comments

So I mapped out this crazy 10k walk and I was super excited to get to it. Woke up early (not by choice actually)forgot to set my phone clock back an hour, but oh well it gave me extra time to get ready. Had to help my mother fill out some forms ... Read more
Walking, Bootcamp, and Yardwork: Oh My!
Saturday, November 03, 2012      2 comments

I've found myself lately trying to find new ways to walk home just to make it longer or just more interesting. Last Friday, I decided to head toward my old neighborhood. By this neighborhood I mean the neighborhood that I originally grew up in. ... Read more
More 28 Bootcamp and Storm Cleanup
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      1 comments

I have gotten so behind with these blogs lately. Life just kicks your butt sometimes. I was successful so far in keeping up my 28 Day Bootcamp program. I believe I stopped at Day 3 last time so onto Day 4. For Day 4 of the program I started... Read more
28 Day Bootcamp: Days 2 and 3 Plus Halloween Stuff
Wednesday, October 24, 2012      1 comments

Sorry for the delay. Yesterday was absolutely crazy. Came home and had to immediately jump into babysitter/auntie mode. Watched my two little nephews with my mom, which always a joy because they are just so cute. I watched The Rescuers and The R... Read more
28 Day BootCamp Workout with Coach Nicole and other things
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      1 comments

So I've decided to follow the entire 28 Day Bootcamp workout DVD. I will also do light yoga and my usual walking on Bootcamp days and on other days I will do my Jillian Micheals 30 Minute Yoga Meltdown. Day One: Today I did my usual walkin... Read more
Walking to Work (Walking Home from Work)
Thursday, October 18, 2012      2 comments

Okay, so I was inspired by Sparkpeople member CHICCHANTAL and her delightful walking trip blogs complete with pictures. So today I took some pictures of my own as I walked to and from work on two of my newer paths. Now, these are no where near a... Read more
Sunday, September 09, 2012      1 comments

Okay,taking a minute away from exercise to get these thoughts out. The week before last I weighed in at 151lbs (with shirt, bra, and shorts on) This week I go and weigh myself and I am up to 155lbs (with work shirt, work pants, and bra on). I d... Read more

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