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Tuesday, October 01, 2019      4 comments

Day 9 of daily exercise! I'm very proud of the consistency! This may be a first for me :) At least first time in many, many years! Three good things today: A good night's sleep last night A nice phone chat with my brother Able to leav... Read more
Thursday 9/26
Thursday, September 26, 2019      2 comments

This is the 4th day in a row that I have done some type of fitness for at least 10 minutes. That may not seem like much, but a couple months ago, I was out of breath after walking to the other side of the office. I am really embracing the id... Read more
Tuesday 9/24
Tuesday, September 24, 2019      3 comments

Day 2 - 10 min fitness challenge!... Read more
Today - Monday 9/23
Monday, September 23, 2019      1 comments

Day 1 - at least 10 fitness minutes! I really want to turn this into a daily gift to myself. When the weather permits I can enjoy some time outside, or follow fitness videos in my living room when it doesn’t. 3 good things ... Not an easy day -... Read more
Today - Friday 9/20/19
Friday, September 20, 2019      1 comments

I've gone from being bored, and with little to do except house chores to over busy! I'm happy to have more to do, and looking forward to all the activity. Today I had a very nice, brief chat with Fiona (my daughter) - and received several... Read more
Today's good things
Monday, September 16, 2019      2 comments

A very nice Monday ... Productive day at work - I'll be able to take a couple hours off tomorrow for personal time. Enjoyed a nice dinner and visit with a good friend :) Walked to the restaurant and back - it was dark on the way home - so ... Read more
Good Things Today (so far)
Sunday, September 15, 2019      3 comments

Started my day by sleeping an extra 2 hours! Much needed, greatly appreciated! Also positive today - started my day with quiet time and exercise before breakfast :) Although I'm a little frustrated that the only channel not working on my TV... Read more
Today's good things
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      0 comments

Today has been a good day - and I'm happy to not only make that judgement based on what I "should" or "shouldn't" have done throughout the day! That is a huge step for me. Maybe I'm starting to see past "me" and live life a little? I ... Read more
Positive things about today
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      1 comments

Work - I was able to create code to accomplish necessary program changes - very proud of this, I haven't done this type of work for quite some time! My son helped with my antenna, roof and tree limbs - so thankful! Went out for breakfa... Read more
Next fitness step
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      3 comments

Joined Planet Fitness today! This is huge for me, formerly a very non-active person! I've been following exercise videos at home for a couple weeks and I'm really enjoying it. Never thought I'd say that lol. ... Read more
Guilt free salad dressing
Monday, January 25, 2016      4 comments

Until recently, I struggled to eat salads. I never enjoyed them without a lot of French dressing, and preferably shredded cheese. I've found that if I take tomato sauce, add a little apple cider vinegar, worsheshire sauce and stevia sweetener... Read more
Saturday, January 23, 2016      8 comments

Setup my jars today. 156 pounds actually seems doable when I broke it down into 1, 5, 20, and 50 pound goals. A different marble or trinket for each of t... Read more
Continuing my journey toward health
Friday, January 01, 2016      0 comments

Mid-November I started over (once again). By the end of the year I'm down 13lbs. The most encouraging thing is that several trip-ups occurred, but I got up and continued on. This is a huge difference from all my previous attempts. I'll be turni... Read more