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Rain Rain go away
Friday, August 07, 2009      2 comments

Well its raining again. Why today? Today is my granddaughter's 8th birthday and we are going to take her to her first White Sox game tonight. Guess we have time for it to stop before then. Tomorrow and Sunday will be the hottest days of the ... Read more
Did I say housework?
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      4 comments

okay so I said I was going to do housework today. Can a woman change her mind? It was a good plan but things got in the way. I started out going to the gym which was good. Then I came home and the weather was sooo good so I decided to ditch ... Read more
Sunday, August 02, 2009      6 comments

Today was a big day. I got up at 6am and mentally prepared for the 10K. We met at 7:30 and checked in. There were over 300 runners/walkers in the 2K and 10K races. And we were off. I had done this unofficially last Saturday and had a time o... Read more
eyebrow threading
Thursday, July 30, 2009      2 comments

Since I don't have anything else to report today I thought I would answer the question some of you asked when I had this done. What is it? It originated in the middle east. It has the same effect as tweezing or waxing but seems to be quicker... Read more
Personal goal achieved
Monday, July 27, 2009      6 comments

I had a great weigh in today. I lost the remaining 3 lbs that was my goal for the Biggest Loser contest at the gym. It ends on Friday and we weigh in again. All I have to do is maintain it for my personal goal. I will be 2nd overall but to a... Read more
And they said we couldn't do it. My first 10K
Saturday, July 25, 2009      1 comments

We have an official 10K (6.2 miles) coming up next Sunday in our town. Several of the ladies at our gym were going to walk it. We were told that we were not allowed to do it because you are not allowed to walk, only run. Obviously we were mif... Read more
challenges in eating out
Saturday, July 25, 2009      2 comments

Today was a fun day but a bit of a challenge. We went 2 hours away to go shopping. Of course it was an all day event. So the eating part was kind of up in the air. I had breakfast at home but had a hard time with lunch. Went to Ruby T... Read more
Help to jump start
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      2 comments

We are coming to the end of our "Biggest Loser" contest at the gym. We have 9 days to go. When it started at the beginning of June I set a goal for myself of 20 lbs. As of last Monday I was 17 lbs. I am looking for some ideas to "spark" my l... Read more
a good finish
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      3 comments

Yesterday was wonderful. The day finished on a strong note. DH took me to Red Lobster and the choices were endless. I finally decided on cajun Halibut (half-portion). It was actually more than enough. Started out with a glass of water with... Read more
Birthday blog
Monday, July 20, 2009      3 comments

Ok so now I had to edit my spark page. I have finally reached the 57 year point. I went to the gym first thing this morning for walking club and walked 6.5 miles including there and back. Then came home and did some trivial stuff and made a ... Read more
Thank the Lord for that
Sunday, July 19, 2009      2 comments

It has been a quiet day. Thank the Lord for that. The blisters from my stinging nettle plant are all gone. Again..thank the Lord for that. I made it to the gym this afternoon and ate good all day. Thank the Lord for that. My daughter got s... Read more
The best laid plans
Saturday, July 18, 2009      2 comments

Today was cool here again so it seemed to be a great day for doing yard work. And that is how it started. My DH was trimming bushes and I was digging out weeds. All was going well for the first hour and then I got a phone call and went in. I... Read more
Thursday, July 16, 2009      2 comments

I had a great day today. My granddaughter (she is 8) spent the night and we stayed up late and read our books and then tired out. We got up this morning and made a great breakfast of waffles with applesauce instead of oil and put some cinnamo... Read more
start anew
Saturday, July 11, 2009      2 comments

I am letting yesterday go and starting anew today. I am off to the gym to workout and then home to relax with my hubby before church tonight. After all we all have small bumps in our road.... Read more
It had to happen
Friday, July 10, 2009      1 comments

I started my new eating and exercise plan in March and have been doing very well. I haven't had any bad days. So that had to happen. Today I went to Kenosha to visit my 92 year old step-mom and her sister. We went out to lunch. I... Read more

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