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Last Picture Show
Monday, May 20, 2013      1 comments

This may be the last picture show, but my friends and family are the best that anyone could hope for. Pass the popcorn please and let's roll the flick.... Read more
Springtime has arrived in this smalll country town
Sunday, May 05, 2013      5 comments

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Restart!
Thursday, April 05, 2012      4 comments

I was doing awesome on SP back before Christmas.... I was on the South Beach diet and had lost about 15 pounds. But when I went to reintegrate carbs, I didn't keep track of how many carbs I was reintegrating and that combined with holiday dinne... Read more
Madness
Monday, March 05, 2012      1 comments

I can't believe its been ages since I posted a blog. I've been super busy - my work schedule has been erratic and overwhelming... I've been woring 70 - 80 hour weeks and I have had no will power or time or desire to exercise or do much of anyt... Read more
Car in the shop; put my exercise miles to work!
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      2 comments

Wow it was about 25 degrees today with wind and snow and sleet... my DH dropped the car off around 9:30 to be repaired, but the supplier sent the wrong part... so my car won't be ready until tomorrow. I didn't know this when he dropped me off a... Read more
Exercise doldrums
Thursday, December 22, 2011      3 comments

I haven't exercised much at all in the past week. I had a bad cold so I stopped and I recovered and felt well for about a day, and now I've had sinusitis ever since. I'm hoping that if I rest this weekend I will be well enough to start back on... Read more
Someone asked for pictures of snow....
Saturday, December 17, 2011      4 comments

The view from my kitchen window.... ... Read more
The Cat I Pulled from the Middle of the Road
Saturday, December 10, 2011      6 comments

____________Note: People have asked questions about one of my earlier status updates which mentioned rescuing an injured cat from the middle of the road. This is the story of what happened.________ When I slowed my car next the mound of gr... Read more
The Scale Monster
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      3 comments

My days were never complete unless I'd weighed myself once, twice, three or more times. The scale was always an obsession, the way to monitor my progress. I loved the scale and I thought I was being so smart to keep such close tabs on my weigh... Read more
Reflections on this week
Friday, December 02, 2011      1 comments

After hitting the malls on Black Friday, coasting through the weekend, and rolling on into Cyber Monday, I should have expected a crazy week, but holy cow! It was nuts! I found myself fighting to try to meet my goal of 9 hours of sleep each ni... Read more
Extended time
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      4 comments

I've been super worried about losing weight in order to make the best presentation possible at my aunt & uncle's December visit. I phoned them today to chat and make plans, and they said that the visit is being rescheduled. The new date is now... Read more
Workouts & Gym Cleanliness?
Monday, November 21, 2011      2 comments

I've been sticking to my daily workout plan and I like it. I doubled my time on the elliptical today - went from five minutes to ten minutes, kept the treadmill time the same. Tomorrow I will do treadmill, weight machines, elliptical. On Wedn... Read more
Dancing with the Sandman
Saturday, November 19, 2011      1 comments

Sleep! Who gets enough of it these days? One of my personal goals on my Sparkpage is to get nine hours of sleep every night. I used to get by on 7 and thought I was good on that but I was always tired. I would try for 8, but again,... Read more
Artistic Suggestions Wanted :)
Friday, November 18, 2011      2 comments

oooooo Thanksgiving is fast approaching and one of the wonderful things about being a teacher is that you get the same days off that the kids get. This means that I will have ... Read more
Turning things around in the fast lane
Thursday, November 17, 2011      1 comments

In spite of losing a pound earlier this week, I was really discouraged yesterday. I got to the gym and my favorite treadmill had a big ol' OUT OF ORDER DO NOT USE sign on it. Man, was I bummed. So I reluctantly chose another machine and tried... Read more

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