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Interval Walking
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      8 comments

I've been really excited to be able to get out and walk the dog in daylight at 6 am for the last few mornings. I've even been jogging for 30 - 60 sec intervals and walking 2 - 4 min to rest. I really didn't believe I could ever jog, but I did.... Read more
One of those Hungry Days!
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      9 comments

Yesterday was one of my hungry days. I just felt out of sorts and hungry all day. I didn't want to be at work. I had gotten used to being at home from last week when I was home with DH after his surgery and work just seemed intolerable. I wa... Read more
Monday, March 08, 2010      5 comments

After watching the Olympics, our DGDs, ages 11 and 13, asked us if we would take them skiing. Well, of course! ... Read more
First March Weekend
Sunday, March 07, 2010      5 comments

I've been having a great weekend meeting up with old friends, exercising, shopping and planning for the DGD's visit next week. Today we're going to look at more carpet ... we need to replace all the carpet on our main level. Then I'm going to ... Read more
Another Taste
Friday, March 05, 2010      4 comments

We couldn't go to the cabin again this weekend, because DH's MD said we had to stay nearby in case of post op complications after his wrist surgery. So I had another taste of what retirement will be like and I love it. I went Spinning for ... Read more
Reaching a Major Goal
Thursday, March 04, 2010      8 comments

The most weight I have ever lost is 60 pounds...Then when I start feeling good and healthy and attractive, I put it back on. Today I reached 60 pounds lost and things are going to be different. I will keep the 60 pounds off and stay heal... Read more
Day of Recovery
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      3 comments

We didn't sleep well last night. The block wore off at 2 am anod so DH got uncomfortable. MD said take 1 to 2 tabs of the pain medicine every 4 to 6 hours, so we tried 1 tablet but it didn't help for long enough so we tried 2 tabs and that wo... Read more
Going to get back to normal now
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      4 comments

DH's surgery is over and all went well. We are both exhausted and are going to bed early. Thank you friends for your good wishes. Back to normal tomorrow........ Read more
Tomorrow will be a Better Day
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

Today has been stressful and I haven't handled it well. We met with the orthopedic surgeon today and DH will have his surgery tomorrow. I know everything will be ok but i have just felt stressed all day. I have been burping...yes, burping. I ... Read more
Day of Rest
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

DH and I are taking it easy today. He went to Denver yesterday for his Rotary function and came home with the fingers on his broken arm unbelievably swollen. The doctor told him to keep his arm elevated and iced for 2 to 3 days. Did he do it?... Read more
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Saturday, February 27, 2010      9 comments

Good - I loved skating last night. After about 2 circuits of hanging on to the boards, I was able to skate and I really enjoyed the feeling of gliding, of mastery (well, of not falling down) and the wind in my hair. I skated for an hour straig... Read more
Thank God for Family!
Thursday, February 25, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday we got to see our son for several hours after work. He lives in Denver and we don't see him a lot so it was great. Tonight I got home to a voicemail message from my 13 yo DGD saying she had something neat to tell me. When I called h... Read more
Spring Skiing
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      4 comments

I am so excited! My 2 DGDs (ages 11 and 13) are going to spend their spring break with us. We are going to go skiing and ice skating. They have been all fired up about the Olympics and wanted to go skiing. I though of adding the ice skating.... Read more
Shriner's Pancake Breakfast for Supper at I Hop
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      1 comments

IHOP had a national pancake day to benefit Shriner's hospitals today so DH and I had an early supper. I had 3 buttermilk pancakes, sugar free syrup, marg, egg beaters senior omelet with pepper, onion, and mushrooms. MMM mmm good! Supper was 7... Read more
Ready for a Walk
Monday, February 22, 2010      6 comments

We had a cold lazy weekend by the fire. I am ready for a little less snow and a little more warmth. I haven't been able to walk outside for over a week because of all the ice on the ground. I've fallen twice so I stopped trying to do it. I wa... Read more

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