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Finding balance
Friday, February 19, 2010      7 comments

Balance in more than one way... This morning the yoga session was the most challenging of the bunch I downloaded. Namaste yoga - Riding the Wind. A lot of balancing positions and one with standing on one leg, holding your other leg up in th... Read more
Soaking up the sun
Thursday, February 18, 2010      5 comments

The weather has turned warmer and it's starting to get very summery here, at least between 11am and 4pm. Yesterday I finished my office work and then sat outside for about 2 hours and got some color on my legs. Slowly the "glow in the dark" pall... Read more
The voice(s) of my scales
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      3 comments

Have you noticed that your scales talk to you?? emoticon Mine has a few different voices depending on the re... Read more
Time to get real
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      4 comments

My weight isn't really going anywhere... Over the last 2-1/2 years I've been in the same 3-4 pounds range, with the odd blip over or under depending on circumstances like holidays or a tummy bug. It's time to take stock... My measurement... Read more
Monday weigh in 2/15/10
Monday, February 15, 2010      2 comments

Alright, I'll get it over with... 144.0 this morning, up 0.8 from last week. It's TOM and my body is hanging on to these "comfort" pounds for dear life... I've been in the 141-145 range for well over 2-1/2 years now and I'm fighting every ounc... Read more
Driving around meeting old friends
Sunday, February 14, 2010      2 comments

Today there was an event at one of the areas outside of town and after lunch we decided to go and have a look. We bumped into some old friends from years ago who happen to have moved here last year. We had a lovely visit and it was great to catc... Read more
Valentine's lunch
Saturday, February 13, 2010      2 comments

We went into town this morning, visited the yard sale (nothing much there, mostly junk), had coffee and a muffin, added minutes to DH's cell phone and got a few groceries. The veggie man wasn't there yet, so we went home and put the cold stuff a... Read more
Dining room furniture!
Friday, February 12, 2010      2 comments

Today we're going to Hermosillo, about 90 miles north of here to pick up the dining room tale and chairs we bought on Dec 16th... It's taken that long to get here and I've just about forgotten what they look like! I'm excited to finally have a t... Read more
Sunshine and a pile of books
Thursday, February 11, 2010      4 comments

After yesterday's cloud and rain, the sun is out gain and it's going to be a gorgeous day. We picked up 2 bags of books at the sale yesterday and after I'm done with housework and office work I may curl up in the sun with a pot of tea and read f... Read more
Cloudy day
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      2 comments

It's supposed to rain later on but for now it's dry... I hope it stays that way till the afternoon. It's the monthly book sale today and that's an outdoors event. I have my bags ready!!... Read more
Catching up
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday we went out for the morning, so today is my time to catch up with work in the office and do a few bits around the house. I need to Skype with my mum, the connection was really bad on Sunday and we couldn't hear each other. It's grea... Read more
Weigh-in 2/8/10
Monday, February 08, 2010      3 comments

Mel, thank you for the challenge and helpng me getting back on track! You're doing great! After a bad end of last week and start of this one, the rest of the week was back on track and my weight was back down again. 143.2 That's down 1.... Read more
Fresh pineapple
Sunday, February 07, 2010      2 comments

This morning we had a lovely late start and then had a boiled egg and fresh pineapple for breakfast. I've had "fresh" pineapple, pre-cut from the supermarket before but that tasted nothing like this! This was wonderful!! We got it at the veggie ... Read more
Water problems
Saturday, February 06, 2010      2 comments

Water is a precious commodity here in Mexico. All day yesterday we were without incoming water because of a break in the mains due to the bridge repair. It happens every other week or so... Luckily we have a huge tank which was about 2/3 full, s... Read more
Brisk walk
Friday, February 05, 2010      3 comments

By yesterday afternoon the roads had dried out and DH and I went for a brisk 25 minute walk. It got the heartrate up and I was glowing. For lunch I made Mel's stuffed chicken, well a variation... the stuffing didn't quite make it in the chi... Read more

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