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Thursday, January 04, 2018      2 comments

Okay I have not been here in a LONG time. I am still working at staying active and healthy. I have only one New Year Resolution - track my food and exercise. I hoping with tracking I will see patterns that I may need to change. Last year I did ... Read more
Wonderful time
Thursday, July 21, 2016      5 comments

Today I hosted lunch for 3 friends - what a wonderful wonderful time! I was especially pleased that what I served for lunch - gazpacho - was made from my garden veggies- tomatoes, carrots and cucumbers ! Even the tomato juice soup base was fr... Read more
7/4/13 Life is a roller coaster
Thursday, July 04, 2013      2 comments

Well we have had some ups and downs lately! My Father in law died so that was unexpected - heart attack. My Mother in law took it okay (they were divorced) but she is not always taking her medications correctly which leads to confusion and a re... Read more
5/18/13 knee pain - dang
Saturday, May 18, 2013      3 comments

This last week I tried to be more active and get back into a routine of exercise. I did water aerobics twice and 1 round of circuit with some bike riding and elliptical training (15 min each). So I only exercised 3 times at the gym. I did one r... Read more
5/14/13 Going at it again
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      0 comments

I have been absent for a while.... shame on me!! A quick catch up of events. I was in the play A Flea in Her Ear.... during which I gained some weight and really felt it in my right knee. Also was so very very fatigued. The play was a success... Read more
1/19/13 Ah the fog
Saturday, January 19, 2013      2 comments

we have been socked in with fog the last few days - matches my brain! LOL! I am still just putzing along - using my fitbit, doing a bit of exercise but could do more and working on NOT snacking... Off to do chores.... Read more
1/8/13 More on resolutions
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      1 comments

When I taught school we always had discussion on new year's resolutions - many of my students said they didnt make them because they always broke them anyway. They had the all or nothing mentality. I would try to get them to break the goal int... Read more
1/6/13 did okay today
Monday, January 07, 2013      2 comments

I managed to walk a bit and track my food. Going 1 day at at time.... Read more
1/5/13 Confessions and resolutions
Sunday, January 06, 2013      5 comments

I have been very spotty lately and I think it is time for confessions and resolutions.... I have to face a few issues and come out on the other side. first confession: I had quite a fight with one of my sister in laws and it has been bug... Read more
12/18//12 Try try again
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      3 comments

I havent logged on in quite a while and boy am I behind on all the news from my spark teams and friends. I have been a bad bad girl and Santa will probably leave me some coal in the old stocking! LOL! Seriously, I was lazy and I got i... Read more
11/26/12 General report
Monday, November 26, 2012      2 comments

Well I am finally settling down again. Back to a regular schedule. The community theatre play is done and I LOVED my part, but it is a lot of work too. Two sets of relatives came to see me in the play and that was fun. Then Thanksgiving ... Read more
10/25/12 Arthritis commercial was motivation
Thursday, October 25, 2012      3 comments

I have been saying I need to get moving again and this morning I saw some good motivation. It was a commercial put out by the Arthritis Foundation. The ad showed a very overweight man dancing - he was quite good and really had some fun moves. ... Read more
10/21/12 Changed my focus
Sunday, October 21, 2012      4 comments

I changed my focus lately and have gained back 4 lbs.... sigh. When I was focused on daily exercise I had no problem getting to and staying at my goal weight. Then I focused on other things and reduced my daily exercise - result 4 lbs b... Read more
10/5/12 Workout tip of the day!
Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

Workout tip: Make sure BEFORE you work out and BEFORE you go back to the locker room and take off your sweaty clothes that you have remembered to pick up towels from the front desk.... sigh.... Read more
10/4/12 Mammogramo and making props
Thursday, October 04, 2012      2 comments

Today was the old mammogramo and all went well with that. The specialist or technician whatever she is called is so very very nice. She keeps me laughing! After that I stopped at several stores, arts & crafts, fabric and then fly fishing... Read more

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