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Busy, busy
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      5 comments

Rainy here today, but mid-40s and no wind, so not too bad. Got more over to the new house, took some stuff over to the Goodwill, arranged to sell my phone booth (no room for it in the new house), and arranged to have someone come get my grandfat... Read more
YAY - the end of contracting is in sight
Sunday, March 17, 2019      9 comments

Friday afternoon I got the official offer of employment from the company where I've been contracting for a year and a half. They met my salary request (low end, but met it) so I accepted the offer. I start as a regular full-time employee on Apri... Read more
For between challenge accounability
Friday, March 08, 2019      9 comments

Weigh in : March 9 140.7 Week 1 Exercise min Saturday = 20 Sunday = 37 Monday = 73 Tuesday = Wednesday = Thursday = Friday = Total= Weigh in: March 16 Week 2 Exercise min Saturday = Sunday = Monday ... Read more
Catching up 12/10/18
Monday, December 10, 2018      21 comments

I bid on a house yesterday - and they accepted it! We won't be closing until the end of January. Not selling current house first, so no rush to pack the world. ... Read more
Weight-y matters
Sunday, October 21, 2018      11 comments

This morning I was reading a friend's blog about the scale and tracking the numbers - you need to pay attention to trends, not just compare today with your goal. I weigh every morning, but I don't make my own graph because I also use anothe... Read more
Wake me up when September ends...
Sunday, September 30, 2018      7 comments

I love that song by Green Day. But here we are, at the end of September and I promised I would try to blog, so here goes. I leveled up to being a Level 22 Sparker this morning. ... Read more
Happy Independence Day
Wednesday, July 04, 2018      7 comments

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Holy FitBit, Batman!
Sunday, July 01, 2018      18 comments

Wow - new record for me! I walked 30,837 steps yesterday - that's 13.66 miles which is more than a half-marathon. Probably not gonna happen eve... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge
Monday, June 18, 2018      9 comments

What have I let myself in for?! Assignment 1: 2018 Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment Check List Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water bottle, etc. ready to go? I wear walking shoes every day and keep water bottles at ... Read more
Medical research reading
Sunday, June 03, 2018      8 comments

I like reading about this doctor's research and I found this recent article of his to be very interesting. It does go contrary to some of SP's recommendations, but I intend to give it a try. https://medium.com/@drjasonf
ung/the-critical-... Read more
Saturday, June 02, 2018      6 comments

Today's challenge from Spark Coach: Write in your journal, capture a video, or post in your blog a list of all the things that are more fun (or easier) about your life now that you're healthier. 1) Climbing stairs 2) And there I got... Read more
Ideal weight? I want what they're smoking!
Saturday, May 26, 2018      11 comments

Several someones posted a link to an "Ideal Weight Calculator" Out of curiosity, I clicked it and entered my age (61 - well, next month), gender (F), and height (5' 4.5") and got the following results: Based on the Robinson formula (1983)... Read more
1/6/2018 - My Thoughts after the New Year blog
Saturday, January 06, 2018      10 comments

Yeah, last blog I said I would post this one tomorrow - better late than never, right? So, after much thinking about goals for the year, I came up with these: 1) Purchase nothing with added sugar – especially not chocolate o In... Read more
1/1/2018 - A last look at 2017
Monday, January 01, 2018      8 comments

To finish off 2017, here are my stats for the year from Walking4Fun Year to Date Steps: 6,818,811 steps Distance: 3,013.4 miles Burned: 320,836 cal (91.67 lbs) Avg steps: 18,682 steps/day Avg distance: 8.3 miles/day Avg calories: 8... Read more
Broken window update
Tuesday, December 19, 2017      7 comments

I called the company who installed the patio door yesterday. It's under warrantee and I just have to pay for installation - about $150. They have ordered a new one - they have the measurements since they did the first one - and will call in a co... Read more

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