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Out to catch some vitamin D
Thursday, January 05, 2017      5 comments

1/5/2017. Yesterday was the first day this year that wasn't raining. When I saw some color other than gray in the morning sky, I took it as a good ome... Read more
Waiting for the ball to drop
Saturday, December 31, 2016      8 comments

12/31/2016. Ready for a fresh new year. I'm happy with the progress I made this year. I am stronger, more flexible, have a better BMI, good percentages... Read more
Lovely day.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      3 comments

12/7/2016. This was a gorgeous day. Took my dog to the park and we walked 4.67k. Bought some dairy products and found that my favorite local grocery store now carries organic, free-range, cruelty free eggs! I bought a dozen. I now have plenty ... Read more
Now I'm cookin'!
Sunday, December 04, 2016      2 comments

12/4/2016. Rain, rain, rain! Just what we need! This was a perfect day to prepare food for the week. I made pickled beet eggs, a lowfat version of macaroni and cheese casserole, a crustless pumpkin pie, mushroom barley soup. That kept me busy f... Read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      4 comments

Wow! What a day! I did 19 asanas. Felt great. The weather was lovely, so I walked 45 minutes a distance of 4.6k. My calories were on target with the right balance of carbs, protein and fat. And I made it to level 8! Wasn't expecting to reach t... Read more
Best diet for me
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      4 comments

11/22/2016. I read an article on SP this morning about research on 3 different diets. The Mediterranean diet included 40% carbs, 40% fat and 20% protein. That is about what my usual daily intake is. I almost never reach the suggested 28% protei... Read more
Pleasant walk by the river
Sunday, November 20, 2016      4 comments

11/20/2016. Lovely day. I did a little housework and called my mother. Took down the mailbox so I can paint it and wash the post. I did 9 new asanas. Today was not so windy as yesterday, so I took my Boxer for a walk by the river. The drought is... Read more
I feel good. So good!
Friday, November 18, 2016      4 comments

11/18/2016. Wonderful day. I rested well. Did some housework in the morning. Did several new asanas. Then I took my Labrador retriever for a walk in the park for an hour. The woods were so beautiful, and the walk was really refreshing. Came hom... Read more
Thursday, November 17, 2016      3 comments

11/17/2016. I did lots of exercise. Started my usual stretches as soon as I woke. Did some housework and then did 14 asanas. After that I did pilates. I had to pick up a prescription and a few groceries. As soon as I got back and changed clothes... Read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      1 comments

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Tai chi for me?
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      3 comments

11/15/2016. Saw the Superb moon last evening! Had a wonderful day. Did my 14 yoga asanas, barre exercises, made lima bean soup for tomorrow, and walked a mile with my Boxer dog. Weather was perfect. I had lots of energy and no periods of fatig... Read more
Singing in the rain!
Sunday, November 13, 2016      2 comments

11/13/2016. At last we got a rain shower! Not nearly enough, but so welcome. We have had no rain here since October 6. This was a really good day in many ways. I got a nice card from an old friend. I did 14 yoga asanas. I did an online search ... Read more
Cool days, warm soup
Saturday, November 12, 2016      2 comments

11/12/2016. This was a rest day for me, but now that the sun has set, I am back in action. A load of laundry is in the washer. There's a pot of lentil/carrot soup on the stove. I am about to do some yoga before a nice warm bath and bed time. I t... Read more
Muscle cramps
Friday, November 11, 2016      5 comments

11/11/2016. After I finished house cleaning I did a series of yoga asanas. Ordinarily, I have no problem with these, but as I was going into camel pose, my right calf muscle cramped. It was the worst cramp I ever experienced, and I suddenly unde... Read more
Pure and simple.
Thursday, November 10, 2016      5 comments

11/10/2016. One of my "rewards" to myself was a water purifier. I sent away for one that holds 18 cups. Yesterday I unpacked it, cleaned it, prepared the filter according to instructions, filled it, and then tested the TDS. That should read zer... Read more

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