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John 16:22
Thursday, November 29, 2012      1 comments

Basically this verse reminds me to find joy in all things and not to let anyone take that joy from me. Boy have they tried today! Fights among students, an argument between 2 teachers; it was a day that tried my soul. But it was still a ... Read more
Two Weeks
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      4 comments

Just two more weeks and the semester will be over at the University. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy teaching future teachers. But I look forward to having my Wednesdays back; teaching all day makes for a very tired teacher on Thursday. Luckily I... Read more
The Right Direction
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      2 comments

Just getting in from the grocery store. I bought some meals & vegetables for the rest of the week. I did go to water aerobics last night. I worked out at home this morning because I needed to be at work early. My plan is to work out at home ... Read more
Come Dance with Me
Monday, November 26, 2012      1 comments

I truly feel like I will get back on track this week. I worked out to a new dvd this am - Billy Blanks Jr - Come Dance with Me. It was fun - hip hop and bollywood (I didn't get to the Country line dancing yet!) I've packed my gym bag to g... Read more
Shopping but not working!
Sunday, November 25, 2012      0 comments

I'm back home but having a hard time getting it into gear (to do any school work that is). I've spent the day shopping with NO PROBLEMS!!! Bargain of the day: I found some Nutritsystem Vanilla shakes at Krogers on the discount rack; a pa... Read more
Its a Wonderful Thanksgiving!
Saturday, November 24, 2012      1 comments

I walked this morning; not as far as I wanted because it was really cold. My mom and I did a lot shopping and then went to visit her sister. When we returned, my father joined us for dinner. I had blackened tilapia, a baked potato and a salad... Read more
The Day After
Friday, November 23, 2012      3 comments

I got an email today from the racing organizers and my official time was 51 minutes! That's about 16 minutes per mile! My legs were extremely sore last night, but I'm good today. I took the day off from exercise and look forward to walking tomo... Read more
Race Day
Thursday, November 22, 2012      3 comments

Happy Thanksgiving! I completed my first 5K. At race time it was 46F; I dressed in 2 shirts, 2 pairs of socks, 2 pairs of gloves and a hat. My official goal was to finish; the unofficial goal was to finish within 60 minutes. I finished in 56 ... Read more
O Christmas Tree(s)
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      1 comments

It's been a busy day. I went to Zumba; apparently today was the last class because of attendance issues. I picked up our packets for the Turkey Trot and I've just finished laundry. I also put up 2 Christmas trees. The tree is the kitche... Read more
Trotting off to bed
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      3 comments

Well I gained 3 more pounds but I'm back on track. Breakfast - Peach Oatmeal (counted as entree) Snack - Chocolate Protein Bar Lunch - Hormel Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, orange Snack - Slimfast Chocolate shake Dinner - HC Rosemary Chick... Read more
Dreading Weigh in
Monday, November 19, 2012      2 comments

After last weeks weight gain and eating mindless on vacation, I'm truly dreading weighing in tomorrow. But.... I enjoyed spending time with my sister I relaxed I did walk every day So those things certainly outweigh any weight I m... Read more
Time is Up
Sunday, November 18, 2012      1 comments

I can't believe I must leave the Sunshine State to go back to chilly N. VA. But it's been fun. My sister and I went shopping today, I bought a bathing suit. We have to go to a small reception later, but I'm ready for bed! Definitely have... Read more
Living in the moment
Saturday, November 17, 2012      2 comments

I'm really enjoying my vacation; however, I'm not really a beach kinda gal. In fact the last time that I went to the beach was 1986 when I graduated from college. Even then I got bored and left early to go home. When I was growing up and the ... Read more
Running with Nature (or from it)
Friday, November 16, 2012      2 comments

I must have been very tired, I slept until 8am. I decided to go for a morning walk/jog around this beautiful island. Things are going great. I see herons, a large bird of prey eating his breakfast in a tree and then....... a snake cra... Read more
Captivated with Captiva Island
Thursday, November 15, 2012      2 comments

This place is beautiful. I will do a thorough investigation tomorrow. I had dinner with my sister and two of her co-workers! She works with some great folks. I spent all day traveling so no formal exercise. I did log 9978 steps with my F... Read more

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