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road trip done, tired
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      1 comments

My trip went well until wednesday when my food choices went south that evening. still not consuming as much sugar but certainly more than i wanted to consume. trying to get back on track and now i have tons of blueberries and raspberries ripen... Read more
going to the flood zone
Thursday, July 05, 2012      0 comments

I will be leaving tomorrow to go back to my home town to help my mom. My sister and I will travel by car and I'm hoping to keep away from bad food decisions while on the road. I plan to take fruits and veggies with dip to try and stave off fas... Read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      3 comments

In the middle of major remodel, I'm tired and inhaling fumes from clear coat finish, had to sleep with windows open and inhaled several allergens, head hurts and had emotional eating meltdown today. Hoping remodel will mostly be done by the end... Read more
the big 1/2 to 100 birthday
Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

I started my last week in my 40's well but after the rest of my family showed up bad habits crept back in. Too much eating out, too much sugar, too much processed foods. I've gone up 5 pounds, I'm tired and I need to get back on track. On the... Read more
Monday, May 16, 2011      2 comments

My 3 day weekend was kind of boring. Saturday I had back pain, abdominal pain, butt pain and a headache. Noticed I was running a low grade fever so laid low. Sunday and Monday fever still there, back pain better, abdominal pain better, butt p... Read more
getting diet back on track
Thursday, April 14, 2011      2 comments

I spent the last week of March in Minnesota helping get my mom and her husband moved into an assisted living facility. It was very stressful as my mom has dementia and tends to fear change or throwing anything away including bills from the 1960... Read more
new year's
Thursday, January 06, 2011      1 comments

Well I made it through the Thanksgiving to New Year's holidays with a 3 pound overall wt loss. it was 6 pounds Christmas eve but that last week of the year gave me some trouble. Still that's one of my best holiday seasons. I was on vacation t... Read more
Portland 1/2 marathon
Monday, October 11, 2010      1 comments

Well, we did it. We made it though 13.1 miles for the inaugural Portland 1/2 marathon. We did the full marathon in 2008 and I thought I couldn't get any wetter but I was wrong. It poured on us at times but we still had a good time and there w... Read more
family free fall
Sunday, October 03, 2010      2 comments

On 9/15 I called my sister who went back to stay with our mother due to increased confusion and her husband was in a skilled nursing center recovering from 3 falls in 1 day. My sister pleaded with me to come back and help as well due to her gr... Read more
Labor Day Weekend
Sunday, September 05, 2010      1 comments

It's been nice having this weekend off. I didn't do much but sleep today, my neck seemed to be referring pain to my left shoulder and I think I may have jammed a facet joint. I've been doing some self mobs and stretching and took some aleve wh... Read more
weird summer
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      0 comments

I got back from Minnesota 2 weeks ago and I'm still recovering. My sisters and I went back due to concerns about an elderly parent's living situation. Nothing really resolved yet. While there 1 sister had a medical emergency. Stressful trip. ... Read more
trying to keep on track
Thursday, July 01, 2010      1 comments

I was done with work early today. It was raining and I just wanted to come home and sleep on the couch or watch tv. Instead of caving in I decided to get on the bike trainer first and pedaled for just over 30 minutes. By then my husband was h... Read more
the big white dog
Saturday, January 02, 2010      1 comments

We were blessed with being able to rescue a 3 year old great pyrenees dog on 12-11-09. He is slowly becoming acclimated to our house and routines. It's been a fun ride so far. ... Read more
Emmy's gone
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      5 comments

We finally had to put our old girl down this week. She was a great dog, protected us, loved us, and even tolerated Gilda when we brought her into our home. We will miss her dearly. She has left us with many good memories. She got to go on on... Read more
Thursday, May 21, 2009      0 comments

I'm on vacation this week. Good for activity but not so good for nutrition. My husband has been on a pizza kick this week. We started with a pizza from Old Chicago last Saturday and then when we went to the beach (Long Beach) we had pizza aga... Read more

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