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Kicking up a Storm
Sunday, May 27, 2012      2 comments

After church, my friend and I met to go walking at the Battlefield Park. Someone in their infinite wisdom decided to gravel the road. Help me understand this – the road was paved and now they’ve put gravel over it. The idea is to slow down bi... Read more
Healthy Obsession
Saturday, May 26, 2012      3 comments

After my post last night, I completed the SparkPeople Quiz entitled “Are you obsessed with exercise?” My honest answers led to the conclusion that I have a “HEALTHY OBSESSION” with exercise. This is funny because I spent the day at various thr... Read more
Day 110
Friday, May 25, 2012      3 comments

Today was a stressful day. I have a parent of a senior who is going to drive me to drink!! This has been an ongoing issue for the ENTIRE week and today there was a confrontation. In the past, I would have eaten everything in sight and I defin... Read more
Its a Marshmallow World
Thursday, May 24, 2012      2 comments

We held Special Games (like Special Olympics) at my school today. Some people describe this generation of teenagers as being self-absorbed; I wish the naysayers could have seen our student volunteers working with special needs kids from all ove... Read more
Farmer's Market
Wednesday, May 23, 2012      3 comments

They just opened a Farmer's market at the Hospital near my school and it's open on Wednesday afternoons. So luckily the rain/storm stopped for a few minutes to allow me to visit. Unfortunately I don't carry money to school so I was only able ... Read more
We are Family
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      4 comments

NDHUNTRESS, MRSVK11, MISSUSRIVERRAT, BAYBERRYBEAR - Thank you for the comments and support yesterday. We are in this together!! Today's menu Breakfast -Special K Chocolate Shake Snack - Adkins Apple protein bar Lunch - Hormels Pas... Read more
Walking on Water
Monday, May 21, 2012      4 comments

Today was weigh-in day and I gained a pound. I'm not upset but more determined. As I mentioned yesterday, I didn't get my regular exercise nor did I eat all my vegetables on several occasions. This morning I was thinking about the story... Read more
Cupcake Wars
Sunday, May 20, 2012      2 comments

I had a great time this weekend with my family. Because I was traveling, I neglected to keep track of my meals. I'm positive I didn't get in all my fruits/vegetables this weekend. (I also didn't walk today). But I did avoid the cupcakes my si... Read more
Hill City
Saturday, May 19, 2012      3 comments

My hometown is sometimes called "The Hill City" or the City of 7 Hills. I think I walked 3 of those hills today. HaHa! (We grew up in a neighborhood called Fort Hill.) I woke early this morning to walk 3.7 miles. I realized today that ... Read more
Home At Last
Friday, May 18, 2012      1 comments

I'm home. I didn't leave work until late and ran into traffic. I'm just eating dinner normally I would skip it but I am hungry. Perhaps I shouldn't call it dinner - greens and some sliced tomatoes. While driving, I had a protein bar (around ... Read more
Day 102
Thursday, May 17, 2012      3 comments

I'm trying to clean and pack so that I can leave from school tomorrow. I haven't gotten my mother a gift for Mother's Day. She has EVERYTHINg -- Two closets filled with clothes & shoes. So what to get? Today I walked 2.2 miles plus did... Read more
An Apple Today
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      3 comments

I got an apple this evening. Not the kind that makes a great pie or keeps the doctor away. This is a red, glass apple presented to me by some students who said that I made a difference in their lives. Wow!! This is this why I get up in the mo... Read more
Day 100
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      3 comments

Day 100 and I’m down 43 pounds. Hip Hip Hooray! emoticonThis is the most weight that I have ever lost on a diet p... Read more
Down Time
Monday, May 14, 2012      2 comments

I just took my happy Monday/Tuesday dress out of the washing machine for my weigh in tomorrow. Actually I wore a different dress last week. Should I stick with the original dress or wear the new one? This week is a slowwwww week. No ch... Read more
Happy Mother's Day
Sunday, May 13, 2012      1 comments

While I was never blessed with children of my own, I have "mothered" thousands of children during my 20+ years in education I don't mind giving them lunch money, hugs, advice, recommendation letters, rides etc. as long as I can send them home t... Read more

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