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Losing the baby fat from 18 years ago today
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      11 comments

Sigh! My "baby" is 18 today. After he was born, I climbed up to 207-210 lbs. I weighed 156 when I got pregnant, and reached 182 when he was born. I now weigh about that same weight - 182, and that is after losing about 26 lbs! So, this is the ye... Read more
Getting healthy IS my job - but I forgot what day!
Monday, January 03, 2011      5 comments

I was just relooking over my blog series and realized I miscounted somewhere along the way. No problem. I will just quit counting the days. I know when I started. That is what counts. I think. I will not quit counting fitness minutes I wi... Read more
Help! Son's 18th birthday tomorrow! IDEAS?
Monday, January 03, 2011      6 comments

A couple days ago, I was feeling a little, well, empty nested, or almost anyway. My son will be 18 tomorrow on the 4th. I am sitting here nearly in disbelief that this landmark is upon us. Oh dear, it is hard for the smothering part of me. ... Read more
Move Your Butt Monday Day 55
Monday, January 03, 2011      6 comments

Getting Healthy IS my job Day 55 Since yesterday was a rest day today is .... Move Your Butt Monday That sums up my day so far! 20 minutes PT stretches with wrist weights (2.5 lbs each wrist)127 calories burned 22 minutes Recumbent ... Read more
Committed to rest and sleep: First Rest Day of the New Year Day 54
Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Last night, I sat and watched a couple movies with my son, trying to rest my upper back, since it was spastic. Today, following church worship, my upper back was still very aggravated, and I figured a rest day was needed for me. So, I put o... Read more
Goals Day 53B
Saturday, January 01, 2011      10 comments

Getting Healthy IS my job I have decided that if my brain functions in such a way, that I want to write more, another blog, etc. I will call it B, C, D, etc. and add it to the day that I have written. Thanks for understanding. Ahh, new... Read more
My New Year's Toast! Day 53
Saturday, January 01, 2011      5 comments

Getting Healthy IS my job! 2011 has arrived, and the mission has not changed. Since my husband works nights, we didn't get our New Year's toast in until this morning at 6 a.m. I took a picture of our New Year's Toast! ... Read more
My last end of year comments 2010
Friday, December 31, 2010      5 comments

I am totally exhausted tonight. My son and daughter in love came over with the baby - 30 lbs of 13 month old energy that now is walking, and trying to climb anything and everything in sight. My home is not baby proof. You can see the picture. ... Read more
I DO NOT resolve ... Day 52 ( humor, pie and pics)
Friday, December 31, 2010      6 comments

Getting Healthy IS my job. Yep, you got that right. I will not be doing re-solutions. Why? I am going in the right direction, perhaps not as quickly as I would like, but hey, it took me a long time to get overweight and out of shape, s... Read more
Day 52 too busy to blog
Thursday, December 30, 2010      4 comments

That is too busy! Catch up tomorrow!... Read more
Getting Healthy IS my job - Preparing my Brain Day 51
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      8 comments

Ahhh! To sit at last, as it has been a busy busy rush rush go to day. Go to the bank Go to the Post Office Go to the doctors to pick up prescription Go to the allergist to get bee venom injection (Look out, it's Bee Woman!) Go on a ... Read more
Day 49 Quiet and Day 50 Visits, phone calls, and blessings
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      9 comments

Getting Healthy IS my job! Yesterday was a quiet day (day 49). That sums yesterday up in a nut shell. Plain and simple. Quiet. Today (Day 50) Visits, phone calls, and blessings The day began with visits from out of town friends. My... Read more
Christmas - My best gift to me (Pics) Day 48
Sunday, December 26, 2010      22 comments

Getting healthy IS my job! Though I posted these in yesterday's blog, they really were my personal gift to me. I was THRILLED to see the difference in ME from last year to this year! Last year December 2009 (I HATED this picture - exce... Read more
Christmas Eve and Day - blessing others Days 46 and 47
Saturday, December 25, 2010      4 comments

It is now the wee hours of Christmas day. Christmas eve has come, and vanished quite quickly. Although we still celebrate Christmas day, Christmas eve tends to be more for our personal family. To say the least, I am totally exhausted, but I... Read more
Knowing when to say no Day 45
Thursday, December 23, 2010      7 comments

Getting healthy IS my job Day 45 I went back to the allergist today, though I had to see the other doctor in the group. Nothing like seeing someone you don't know when you don't feel well. He wanted to offer me prednisone for the sinus... Read more

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