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Returning to the Gym
Thursday, October 24, 2013      3 comments

Today was my first day back at the gym since my surgery. I took it "easy" at Zumba but my calves are aching. It's a good ache though.... Read more
Saturday, October 05, 2013      8 comments

Female. Fertile. Forty. Fat. Someone forgot to mention that losing weight would lead to gallstones. On Tuesday, I had "emergency" gallbladder surgery. Then I had to another procedure on Wednesday to gather up all the "loose" stones. ... Read more
Wednesday Wow
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      1 comments

Another day done! We started the morning gathered around the flag pole. It was pretty cool but at least 60 students and teachers gathered to pray for our school, students & faculty. I had about 10 parents who attended Back to School nig... Read more
Tuesday Terror
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      1 comments

My schedule for today: Work 7:15-2:20 Science Meeting (across town) 3-4 RIPPED 4:30-5:30 Piano Lesson 6-7 HOA meeting 7-9 Needless to say I'm just now eating dinner. I'm having the new Progresso Light Chicken and Cheese Enchilada ... Read more
Monday Mania
Monday, September 23, 2013      2 comments

Is it Friday yet? It's meatless Monday so I decide to try something different. So I made some couscous with peas, carrots. It tasted okay but it was missing something (like meat!) It would have tasted better as a side dish than as a mai... Read more
Live At Five
Sunday, September 22, 2013      1 comments

Let's play catch-up. I received the book for the book club on Friday. So I spent the entire evening reading it. It was ok. We actually had the book club meeting today. There are 8 women in the group and we had brunch at one of the memb... Read more
Are You In?
Saturday, September 21, 2013      2 comments

I finished the Baron Braswell 5K! This run honors the memory of Baron “Deuce” P. Braswell who was murdered in 2006 by a senseless act of teen violence. My major goal was to finish the race under 60 minutes. I haven't received my official ... Read more
Race Day Eve
Friday, September 20, 2013      2 comments

I'm ready and excited for tomorrows 5K. I took the day off from exercising but did manage a short (SHORT) walk this evening. Can't have the muscles getting stiff on me! I'm going to bed so I can be well-rested and ready to RUN!!... Read more
More than a Number
Thursday, September 19, 2013      2 comments

Regardless of how you feeling about Special K products, they're commercials can make you feel good about yourself. I am more than a number. I'll never be a size 6 and have no desire to be that size. While I'm enjoying wearing smaller si... Read more
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      1 comments

Another late night. School was fun. I'm really enjoying my classes & students. I definitely feel like a more effective teacher with that weight gone. I have more energy, I walk around the room and talk to my students. I remember when I woul... Read more
What a Heel!
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      3 comments

I bought a new pair of running shoes today. I can't wait to break them in. I will wear the old ones for the 5K on Saturday but will probably have to wear 2 pairs of socks. The old pair of sneakers is slipping up and down on my heels. Any oth... Read more
Happy Monday
Monday, September 16, 2013      3 comments

I'm justing walking in the house. I went to Body Combat where I truly worked out!! Unfortunately, I spent the next hour & a half standing in the parking lot talking. So it's past 9pm I haven't had dinner and now I must run errands for to... Read more
Ready for the week
Sunday, September 15, 2013      1 comments

Is it sad to say that you're glad the weekend is over?!?! I started the morning @ 6, played at two services, went to a banquet @1pm and a bridal shower @ 2:30. I'm ready to go back to work. My dress looked great (if I do say so myself!) D... Read more
Saturday, September 14, 2013      1 comments

I woke this morning and went to the University's track to run since I wouldn't be able to go to Zumba. The weather was perfect - sun and a little cool. I ran/walked 3 miles, I wanted to do a little more but I had to go home to dress for the tea... Read more
Where there's a will
Friday, September 13, 2013      3 comments

It's been a great day. School went well. The diet went well except for the slice of chocolate cake I ate. One of my students made the cake and brought it to class. It was tasty and I stopped at one slice. There was one slice left when class... Read more

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