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2017 Where did the year go?
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      1 comments

So, yeah. 2016 was the year from hell. Husband wants a divorce, health issues, job issues and massive depression. Here's to 2017 being the year I come back stronger than ever.... Read more
Start where you are
Monday, December 21, 2015      6 comments

So, yeah, it's less than a week before Christmas and here I am starting a new weight loss, get fit journey. If I tried to put it off till the opportune time, I would never start, because there never is an opportune time.... Read more
So it has been years since I updated, and yeah ...
Sunday, December 20, 2015      2 comments

A lot has happened since I last updated this blog. I gained 15 pounds, but I also earned my 1st Don ranking. I got a job as a pharmacy technician, which I love, too. I'm now wanting to ease the body aches, the severity of the arthritis in my ... Read more
On step for testing.
Thursday, April 23, 2015      1 comments

My next belt test is coming up. I want to be ready for it and do well. ... Read more
Let's do it one more time
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      3 comments

I am restarting Spark People today. I weighed in at 213 pounds and that is just 90 pounds too heavy. I restarted my goals and tracked my food today. Did very well, really - so long as I don't eat any more. Of course, a salad packed with vegg... Read more
Tired and sleepy
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      1 comments

But I have things that need to be done. Think I'll take a 1 hour nap and hit it hard once I've rested.... Read more
I guess I really need to lose weight ...
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      0 comments

I decided to make today my healthy RE-start and what happens? An earthquake in Virginia - less than 100 miles from here. /sigh ... and I thought Thunder Thighs was just a derogatory expression.... Read more
Coming out of hibernation
Thursday, April 14, 2011      2 comments

I'm like a grumpy bear. This winter was long, cold, dark and all I did was hibernate. I've set my goals pretty low. Right now, all I want to do is lose 25 pounds. That's it. Just 25 pounds and get back to 165. I'll decide what I want to do... Read more
1 rank away from brown belt ...
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      3 comments

My daughter and I passed our belt ranking test last evening. She is now a 6th grade green belt and I am now a 4th grade green belt with two stripes. When I pass my next ranking test, I'll be a 3rd grade brown belt. I say "when" but I am c... Read more
My Not Quite New Year's Resolution
Thursday, December 16, 2010      0 comments

I can increase the amount I can stretch my legs by 1 inch toward doing a full split I can increase my stamina in back stance toward holding it for 5 minutes I can increase my upper body strength toward doing 25 military standard issue pushup... Read more
It is never too late to take a step forward
Saturday, December 11, 2010      0 comments

No matter how many steps back you have taken. God Bless, mik... Read more
4th grade green belt test on Monday
Saturday, December 04, 2010      0 comments

And I'm needing to relearn the back stance in order to pass it. Bleah.... Read more
I'm looking forward to the end of the holidays
Friday, December 03, 2010      1 comments

I'm stalled and it's because of the goodies I just can't seem to keep my hands off of. Between bake sales, Thanksgiving treats, Christmas cookies and even trying out some Hanukkah goodies for a change - there's WAY too much to nibble on this ti... Read more
YAY Tomorrow is MONDAY!!
Sunday, November 28, 2010      0 comments

And the kids go back to school and the husband goes back to work and I get my ALONE time back!!!! Starting tomorrow (because I like starting things on Mondays), I'm getting back up on the exercise wagon. I've a lot of work to get ready ... Read more
The rest of the house is a wreck ....
Monday, November 22, 2010      4 comments

But my kitchen is clean :D Well, at least the counters and the table and the buffet are. We won't talk about how I need to clear out all the drawers and cupboards and wipe them down thoroughly and rearrange all the non perishable stuff ... Read more

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