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Day 135- (Day three with no meat)
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      2 comments

Just a reminder-I'm doing the "no-meat" thing to support my Hubby. I would really like to add a little meat of some kind, and will add it back (a small amount) down the road. I didn't sleep well last night, and I tried zero caffeine toda... Read more
Day 134-Four mile walk at MY pace
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      5 comments

I've been good at getting Hubby outside for walks the last few days, but he really does slow me down. I was happy to be able to get out on my own today for a four mile walk. I'm still adapting to the new way of eating, so I'm not back to joggi... Read more
Day 133-Down a few pounds
Monday, April 09, 2012      5 comments

I had to take Mary to the doctor today for her congestion, so I stepped on the scale while I was there. Hubby and I are starting a new eating plan, and I wanted to see where I was at the beginning. I've come down a couple pounds, I'm 174. ... Read more
Day 132-Happy Easter
Sunday, April 08, 2012      4 comments

I had a very nice Easter Sunday today. It would have been perfect, if my whole family could have been there. Mary (12) woke up with a horrible sore throat and Hubby stayed home with her today. The rest of us went off to 8am Mass. After that ... Read more
Day 131
Saturday, April 07, 2012      1 comments

Two mile walk with a good friend visiting from Minnesota. We did it in 35 minutes. Boy is it windy out there. Got to go and visit some more. Have a Happy Easter Everyone!... Read more
Day 130
Friday, April 06, 2012      2 comments

Last evening I got a doozy of a migraine! Ouch!! Coincided with worst day of TOM as well. I definitely need to take some iron now. I still managed to get up this morning, a little late, but we made it in to church today. The bulletin said t... Read more
Day 129-Slowing down a bit
Thursday, April 05, 2012      4 comments

I have to remind myself to slow down sometimes, but luckily today I remembered. TOM hit, and that's one of the times I have to remember to take it easy. My workout today, a two mile walk in 35 minutes. So, my streak continues, and I'm not suf... Read more
Day 128-Lowering caffeine
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      4 comments

Well, I've decided to lower my caffeine intake. I'm down to two half caf mugs of coffee. I've been battling a headache for three days, but I'm not budging. I knew there would be withdrawals, so I'm pushing forward. Today's been a shoppin... Read more
Day 127-Adjusting my meals
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      4 comments

Well, I've finally admitted to myself that I need to make a change to my diet. Hubby and I are going to do this together, so I'm really excited. We've got a plan for lots more veggies and fruit, and decreasing the meat and fat. I've also give... Read more
Day 126
Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

Wow! I am glad I got out around 9:30 this morning to jog. It already felt hot and steamy. I did a 3 mile jog in 42.5 minutes. I'm happy with that time. It felt good to finally get a nice long cardio session in. I worked all weekend, and th... Read more
Day 125
Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

I got a quick walk in today, 11 minutes, about 0.6 miles. Time to get ready for church and work. Enjoy the sunshine today!... Read more
Day 124-Things are looking up!
Saturday, March 31, 2012      2 comments

I squeezed in another short walk today, only 11 minutes. It was fun, though. I took my daughter, Mary, with me. She really enjoyed the "mom time." Hubby and I picked up our new car today. We got the Honda CRV. I took it to work from th... Read more
Day 123-Rough week continues
Friday, March 30, 2012      5 comments

I was running late getting ready for work, so I only got 11 minutes of walking in. I was going at a good pace and I'm glad I kept my streak going. Tonight was a rough night at work. We usually have four pharmacists, we were down to three ... Read more
Day 122
Thursday, March 29, 2012      4 comments

Again I went a little lighter on the workout. I only did a weight routine. That lasted 30 minutes. My rough week continues. I paid my property taxes today. We are officially broke today. Luckily, hubby gets paid tomorrow. I sure hope ... Read more
Day 121
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      3 comments

I took it easy today and went just two miles. My jogging mile was 13:45 and my walking mile was 18:15. Another interesting day around here. I went down to the school to volunteer. I'd been in the classroom 10 minutes when I got called to... Read more

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