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Another Lesson Learned
Monday, November 02, 2009      8 comments

Because my friends provided most of the food for our weekend together at the cabin, I did not eat the way I usually eat. I brought salad, so I had at least one salad a day but we didn't have any other plain vegetables....and I missed them. We ... Read more
Weekend with Friends
Sunday, November 01, 2009      2 comments

Had a wonderful, snowy weekend at the cabin. About 16 inches of snow. The ATV snow plow worked great and DH actually had fun doing the job of clearing our driveway. We had really good friends with us this weekend and enjoyed time with them, w... Read more
Heading for the Hills
Friday, October 30, 2009      5 comments

We had about 14 inches of snow this week here in town. The sun is out now and it is melting, but my DH and I are heading up to the cabin with friends. I can't wait to leave but I have to swim at the Rec Center first. Since I started swimming ... Read more
Slow, Snowy Day
Thursday, October 29, 2009      4 comments

A lot of patients cancelled their appointments because of the snow, so we were all very slow. The day seemed to last for ever. Even though I was bored, I didn't snack and stayed well within my calorie limits. I forgot my gloves so clean... Read more
Making Choices
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday was one of my "hungry days", but I handled it differently than I used to do. I was really hungry after lunch, but instead of finding the cookies that are around the office, I ate a half sandwich that was in the refrigerator from yeste... Read more
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      2 comments

I have a hard time with balance. I have been losing weight and feeling great, but last week I started feeling tired. I thought it was because of a long mountain hike and gave myself a few days to rest, cutting back on my exercise. I went for ... Read more
Home Again and on with my Energetic Life
Monday, October 26, 2009      2 comments

What a wonderful weekend. I am really happy DH and I accepted my daughter's invitation to go to Texas on the spur of the moment. Before SP I would have thought "It's too much trouble. I don't have anything ready. I need time to think about i... Read more
Singing Saturday
Sunday, October 25, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday morning my DD and I went to the gym. She does a Pump class which sounded to high impact for me, so I went to a deep water aerobics class while she did her pump class. Then we both worked on the weight machines together for about 30 m... Read more
Friday in Texas
Saturday, October 24, 2009      3 comments

We had a great day. Went to a step class with my DD and had a ball. I usually only do aerobics for 30 min so the 1 hour class was a challenge. for the last 10 minutes I didn't use the step but I never stopped moving? ... Read more
1st Day Visiting
Friday, October 23, 2009      3 comments

We had a nice drive to Texas and went into the town where DD works. She toured us thru her workplace and we met some of her co workers, came home, had steak and brocolli and spent the whole evening catching up. My DD looks healthy and happy an... Read more
Weekend in Texas
Thursday, October 22, 2009      4 comments

My DD called last night and suggested a spur of the moment visit to Amarillo. My oldest GDD is singing in a concert at the Civic Center and my DD wondered if we wanted to come. She didn't have to ask twice. I called my boss at home and asked ... Read more
Busy Season at Work
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      5 comments

Work has been really busy the last few weeks, especially with this crazy flu season. I order all the meds for the clinic where I work and I train all the nurses so I have been going crazy trying to get flu vaccine and handling calls from the co... Read more
Listening to my Body
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      3 comments

I was a little tired and slow yesterday. I think I may have overdone it with my hike this weekend. I think that it is good to challenge yourself but sometimes I go over the limit. Both my DH and my dog were kind of out of it yesterday so I th... Read more
Healthier, Stronger and Happier
Monday, October 19, 2009      2 comments

I lost another 2 pounds and am thrilled. I am sitting here thinking..."what has been the key to success this time?" I know that Spark People has been elemental but I think an even more important factor has been that I am ready this time. I th... Read more
I Surprised Myself
Sunday, October 18, 2009      3 comments

My DH and I went for a mountain hike with our dog Buck this weekend. I did a whole lot better than I thought I would. We went up a trail called Donner Pass Trail in the Roosevelt Forest. We walked about a mile straight up - It seemed straight... Read more

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