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December has not been kind
Saturday, December 15, 2012      3 comments

For that matter neither was November. It shows how easy I can jump down the rosey path of self indulgence and lack of exercise! It started with the weather change and the fact I am now babysitting my grand kids several days a week. found ... Read more
Feeling like I will never catch up
Thursday, November 15, 2012      3 comments

I feel so far behind! My daughter was in the hospital for 7 days and during that time I was at the hospital 12 to 16 hours a day and at night was caring for her 2 month old daughter. Needless to say I got nothing done, except a lot of baby cud... Read more
Yeah got to enjoy a wonderful walk today!
Thursday, October 25, 2012      3 comments

My daughter and I loaded up the baby and her stroller and went down to the bike path since the rain went away today and enjoyed a 3 mile walk along the river! It felt so good to get to go out walking after two weeks of back pain followed by hip... Read more
My struggles this week
Saturday, October 06, 2012      7 comments

My son in law went back to work (thank you God!) this week but this impacts my schedule severely and I had a tough week finding a balance. I usually walk as soon as its light enough to be safe and if I miss that window I have to wait till 9am a... Read more
Home by Philip Philips
Sunday, September 09, 2012      0 comments

Home by Philip Philips has become one of my favorite walking songs. It has a good beat to walk with and helps keep me on pace, but that is not the main reason. When I walk to this song I think about the US women gymnastic team. Their ups and ... Read more
My journey
Monday, September 03, 2012      3 comments

I was never a skinny minny All through high school I was about 150 lbs, was considered fat by my mother who had no problem saying "stuff " about my weight. Can't you suck in that stomach etc. Actually she still does, usually in front of as man... Read more
I think my carbo loading of last week has caught up to me
Saturday, September 01, 2012      1 comments

Last week when I had to carbo load for a couple days and increase my calorie intake some I thought I got away with it. Today I think it caught up with me. No this was my bathroom scale and not the WII scale I use for my official weight but it ... Read more
Gonna pull myself out of funk
Friday, August 24, 2012      3 comments

Am feeling a little better today and planned myself a busy weekend to pull myself out of my funk. I got enough tomatoes to make a lot of Spaghetti sauce, and some blackberries for Blackberry pie filling (made with splenda of course :) The ... Read more
Food decisions
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      1 comments

So its mid morning and I am hungry so I decide it snack time. I wander into the kitchen and look in the fridge deciding what to have. So I find a string cheese, okay not bad 80 calories however I know that it wont be that satisfying or last ve... Read more
Of Smoke, Red Tailed Hawks, and Wild Turkeys
Sunday, August 12, 2012      1 comments

Living in the country always has its interesting adventures while walking. The smoke is hanging in the air which makes the air yucky. We have serveral wild fires burning in southern oregon and the smoke always settles into the valley where I l... Read more
Monday, July 23, 2012      2 comments

Six days a week I get up at the crack of dawn and walk for two miles. Its my time with my music, my time for me. I started it about three weeks ago and I have discovered how much I enjoy it. I noticed today a few things. I live in the countr... Read more