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Tuesday, July 19, 2016     

Most of me is ok now, but because of high cholesterol am now on medicine. Also have to have a thyroid ultrasound. That being the case, it doesn't worry me, I figure my health is ok, and will deal with problems as they come up. ... Read more
Waiting for an answer
Sunday, July 17, 2016     

OK, so the nurse called from the Doctor's office and wants me to call back about test results. I finally reach him (after four hours) and he tells me he'll talk to the doctor about meds and further tests and give me a call back. Never happene... Read more
Back at it!
Saturday, July 16, 2016     

Thiis is the first blog after two years. I have had several accidents that limited my movement and I am just working back to my former exercise. With the new grandchild to care for, we have kids during the school year from 7:30--12:30. No... Read more
12-13-14--Busy Day!
Saturday, December 13, 2014     

Did get my exercise in today, logged the walking, but forgot the strength training. Cleaned this morning and prepared things for my lesson tomorrow. Hope the kids like the activity! This afternoon went to "A Year With Frog and Toad". ... Read more
12-12-14--Poor Baby
Friday, December 12, 2014     

My grandson was not feeling very well this morning. Had a slight fever and so his mom took the day off and took him home to recuperate. Last word tonight is that he still has a fever, but is feeling better. That made a great day for the g... Read more
12-9-14 Slowing down!
Tuesday, December 09, 2014     

Things have been hectic around here and my schedule has slowed down, so I made a hair appointment for tomorrow--nothing else on the calendar. Unfortunately my DH has several things he needs me to do tomorrow, so it will be hard to fit in ex... Read more
11-28-14--Black Friday shopping
Friday, November 28, 2014     

Normally I don't go shopping on Black Friday, but I needed a few things. I waited until afternoon, and there was no problem finding my supplies at several stores. Some of my friends went out at 6 and hit the sales. They feel like th... Read more
11-27-14 Thanksgiving with the family
Thursday, November 27, 2014     

My OD and family hosted dinner for our family and her in-laws. We have always shared the preparation of the food: OD made mashed potatoes and pie and pumpkin custard. YD made fresh beans with almonds and scalloped corn ala her grandmoth... Read more
11-26--brain freeze
Wednesday, November 26, 2014     

Today I was cleaning and doing other chores around the house, then left for the grocery store, getting out to the garage when I heard the doorbell. It was the postman with packages for me. I left the packages, went back out to the garage, ... Read more
11-25--Busy Day
Tuesday, November 25, 2014     

Wow, retirement is tiring. There was not a time to sit down except for main meals. I did get my workout in, but I'm too tired now.... Read more
11-24-14--First weigh in Day
Monday, November 24, 2014     

This morning, I was down two pounds, it feels like more as my clothes fit better! I went out to scrape the snow and ice off the driveway--it was very slippery! Only got half of it cleared before the kids came. I was cold, so I went... Read more
11-23 Restful Day
Sunday, November 23, 2014     

Did my walk, ate well, and then went to a wonderful performance of Pandora's Box! Made four pumpkin pies for the food bank. Normally I would have made another for us, but neither of us needs that. I'll save my bite for Thanksgiving! ... Read more
11-22--What is triggering my asthma?
Saturday, November 22, 2014     

Today I just had trouble on my walk. It is not too cold, but it was lightly foggy. My asthma kicked in at the end of my walk. I didn't take the dogs today, as we are caring for my daughter's dog for the weekend and she really doesn't ob... Read more
11-21-14 Quiet, what is that?
Friday, November 21, 2014     

Today the grandkids were so excited that they talked 4 times as loud as usual. Got noting much done this morning, but took them for a walk, that is, they were riding and I was pushing. We also hit the Children's Museum and they helped stra... Read more
11-18--Stress about weight loss
Tuesday, November 18, 2014     

Today's SparkCoach asked us to write about stress effecting weight gain. I have lost any stress I've ever had in losing/not losing. I do know that I will lose weight if I accurately measure my food servings and exercise. I no longer h... Read more

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