Winter Challenge -1 5% Goals
Sunday, February 13, 2011      0 comments

My goals are: 1. Weigh in weekly 2. Drink at least 8 glasses of water daily 3. Track my food on sparkpeople tracker 4. Exercise at least 30 cardio minutes daily and strength training 3 times per week. 5. Utilize spark people diet as a ... Read more
Mon. January 17
Monday, January 17, 2011      5 comments

Today is the first day of my nutritional journey for 2011. Up to today, I have been busy helping my daughter get organized to move into her own place and return to being an empty nester. My husband are ready to get back to our lifestyle of nut... Read more
Goals for 2011
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

It seems to be taking quite a bit out of me to exercise because I cannot give my all still because of my knee. I am walking two 15 minutes sessions at work - just to keep moving. I have added some strength training on my arms and back. To... Read more
January 1, 2011 - Happy New Year
Saturday, January 01, 2011      2 comments

December was a very rough month. Crazy at work, at home, preparing for the holidays, etc. - plenty of excuses. I am ready to get back with the program. Thanks to everyone who was checking up on me - just could not get motivated for the program... Read more
Monday, December 6
Monday, December 06, 2010      2 comments

Today I did very well on sticking to my nutirition plan. I am trying to shrink my intake and be happy with it. Water is critical for this. I was unable to drink much water this afternoon and I was so parched by the time I got home. Tomor... Read more
Sunday, December 5
Sunday, December 05, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday we did some Christmas shopping and today I did laundry, cleaned house and decorated the entire house for Christmas - a 4 hour process. I really worked up a sweat. It sure looks nice now. That was my cardio workout and I drank 5 ... Read more
Monday after the birthday
Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

Last night we went to the new Harry Potter movie after we ate a lite supper. We did not have any popcorn or pop. Then we came home and celebrated my birthday. Yes we had ice cream cake (my favorite). Today I was very focused on my eating... Read more
Today's my birthday!
Sunday, November 28, 2010      21 comments

Today is my 52nd birthday and a great day to get focused. I have developed my exercise plan to get back on the road. I am doing the eliptical today for 20 minutes at level 1 to see how my knee handles it. I am really going to focus on strengt... Read more
Sunday, November 21
Sunday, November 21, 2010      7 comments

What a day! Yesterday I was in a conference all day for work - exhausting - especially since my weekends are my renew days. My husband and I did the groceries Saturday night so all I have to do is get fruit and vegetables on Tuesday night. (Tr... Read more
Back on focus
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      5 comments

Since my knee surgery I have been really bummed out because I could not do as much as quickly as I wanted. Yes - I am definitely impatient. Today the doctor said stairs are not good - take them but not run them. Also no carrying of heavy weig... Read more
Wednesday, Nov 3
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      3 comments

My knee has been healing so well - I have been very pleased. Today, however, I probably did too much standing ( I had a 2 hour presentation today). My knee is really swollen tonite and hurting - not painful but it hurts. Tonite I was going to... Read more
Tuesday, November 2
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      2 comments

Today I exercised my right to vote - I have always voted since I was 18. It is my duty to voice my position. Unfortunately, not many people exercise this right. Sad. Today I stuck to my nutrition - felt good. I can now go down stairs... Read more
Monday, November 1
Monday, November 01, 2010      5 comments

It has been a long week. Not only have I been limited on doing exercises, our computerand laptop had problems. We have the computer fixed and now we need to work on the laptop. Therefore, I could not track my food as well and missed communica... Read more
Sunday, October 24
Sunday, October 24, 2010      7 comments

I had my arthroscopic surgery on Thursday and it went very well. Yesterday, Saturday, was tough - a lot of swelling. Slept well Saturday night and feel really good today. I cannot bend my knee to go down stairs yet but it will come. I sti... Read more
Good & Bad news
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      3 comments

Sunday I participated in a Breast Cancer 5K Walk. It was a beautiful day. I wore my knee brace and walked with my leg straight and completed the path with my husband in 1 hour. I iced my leg when I got home and it did well. No severe pain or ... Read more

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