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The Scales
Tuesday, October 20, 2015      12 comments

All the information I get from trainers and blogs say. "Don't weigh every day! You will become discouraged and quit. " Well let me tell you I am tired of getting on the scales on Saturday morning and have gained another .6 pounds. So guess what?... Read more
Boss's day
Friday, October 16, 2015      6 comments

I was really trying to eat healthy yesterday. I had really over done lunch. We had my favorite. Lasagna and salad. I ate only 2 bites of my garlic bread .. and quit eating when I was full. Then they brought out these pumpkin fritters. I said one... Read more
Friday, October 09, 2015      8 comments

Spinzilla is a competition for spinners to spin as much fiber as they can in one week. We break into teams. I spin fluff into stuff. I spin wool into yarn or other fibers into yarn. I had some rabbit fur and spun that .. It came out beautiful. ... Read more
Monday, October 05, 2015      9 comments

"Every girl loves to dance" my husband tells me. Dancing is good exercise. I was dancing in the kitchen yesterday while the washing machine spun to only the music that was playing in my head. 5 minutes of cardio done.... Read more
Everything is breaking
Friday, October 02, 2015      12 comments

What a crazy 2 weeks I have had. My dishwasher started leaking. My niece did not have child care so I watched her 3 children that weekend. My ice maker broke. The brakes on my car went out. The wind shield wipers stopped working. My... Read more
Bipolar Disorder
Monday, September 21, 2015      11 comments

My son is back from Charleston, paranoid and delusional. It has been 4 years since he has had an episode. He was enrolled in Law School but cannot do it. I hope he gets better. He said he had had no sleep in a week...bleary eyed and exhaust... Read more
Walk with my husband.
Sunday, September 13, 2015      9 comments

My dear husband is finally maybe getting the message. He took an actual walk with me down a very nice trail he found. His knee was a little sore when we got back but he was OK. He said he was going to start doing that every other day. He would n... Read more
little things
Monday, September 07, 2015      6 comments

I was going to work this morning and heard clippiting clop. It was a deer running beside my car. That was a blessing. ... Read more
Getting outside
Saturday, September 05, 2015      7 comments

I have been getting outside every day this week to walk or bike. I did 67 minutes and hiked 3.5 miles. I was actually surprised I could go that fast. On the treadmill I average 2.5 miles an hour. I am not exactly sure the elevation change but I ... Read more
Happy Birthday to ME!
Friday, September 04, 2015      13 comments

I am 52 years old. I am 40 lbs over weight. I love to eat. I love my sons and my grandson. I love my alone time and my solitary walks. It is getting ready to get cold. It seems like just when I get used to a season. .. It changes. I need to adj... Read more
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      8 comments

I have been walking in the afternoons up and around the hills again around my house. My smart phone app said I burned 265 calories. I said what? no way that is right. Then I realized there was a hiking button on that app. Yesterday I walked abou... Read more
Planning and coping
Tuesday, August 25, 2015      6 comments

I have decided that the meals my husband fixes are just too good. I cannot hardly resist. He loves to cook and loves to eat. I eat fairly well .... well really well. thus the excess weight. I have a plan. Fast and pray through lunch.... Read more
Recumbent Bike
Monday, August 24, 2015      9 comments

I have several pieces of workout equipment. When my sister moved out my husband and I fixed her room into a workout room. He has used it once or twice. I have used it about once a week. When my treadmill was in the living room I used it all the ... Read more
Feel better
Thursday, August 20, 2015      5 comments

Hey. I have been back since May and cannot seem to get started good,.. I am trying to eat better and move more and drink more water. I feel better, but the scales have not budged. I am going to do this.... Read more
Work again
Monday, August 17, 2015      8 comments

I went to check on my building at about 10 AM and then planned to go shopping. When I got there they told me the new girl had walked out and one had not shown up. Leaving me 2 CNAs down. I rolled up my pant legs and got to work. They found out I... Read more

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