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Passing along a hint that was given to me.
Friday, April 09, 2010      4 comments

Years ago, our daughter ran track. I used to run when I was a teenager, but my school did not have a track or a track team. I was talking to my daughter's running coach and he said when I exercised to begin by taking a breath in through the no... Read more
Doctor's visit, a real shocker!
Thursday, April 08, 2010      4 comments

This morning, I had a doctor's appointment. It always begins with having to get on the scale, then sitting in a chair and having my blood pressure taken, then I am lead to an examining room. This morning I felt like I had been working hard he... Read more
I went to see my Mom at the nursing home.
Friday, April 02, 2010      2 comments

I went to see my Mom at the nursing home. She was sleeping when I went into her room and her roommate was not in the room. I hung up her clean clothes which I had taken over and put her underwear and socks into drawers. An aide came and b... Read more
Mounds of paperwork, tax time, recertification for my Mom
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      3 comments

Each year I list all of our receipts and entries in our check registers on spreadsheets for each month. I am only on June and April 15th is tax time. Our bank quit sending copies of checks and I have to pay them a dollar for each one that I wi... Read more
Craving something and how I got past it.
Monday, March 29, 2010      4 comments

My husband doesn't have a weight problem. When I met him, I weighed 140 lbs. He has never been critical of me even though I added another 125 lbs. after we married. Our house has ice cream, potato chips, mixed nuts, corn chips, cake and all s... Read more
What caused me to join Spark People.
Sunday, March 28, 2010      3 comments

In September of 2008, we sold the house we had spent 3o years living in. Our children were grown and had moved out to live on their own. The job of packing was my job. We had put the house on the market suddenly and it was in need of paint an... Read more
Time passes swiftly.
Saturday, March 27, 2010      1 comments

The warm weather is supposed to return here next Thursday, be the Lord Willing. Soon it will be time to go look for morel mushrooms since another Spring is here. This year I hope to have a steady decline in my weight. I told my husband I wan... Read more
Doing a little homework.
Friday, March 26, 2010      3 comments

Looking at my weigh-in last Sunday, I noticed I hadn't completed enough exercise to burn the 890 calories I needed to burn in a week's time. Exercise is scheduled for me weekly on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I got on the scales today beca... Read more
My son started a new job yesterday.
Thursday, March 25, 2010      1 comments

My son had given notice at his last place of employment and then last Friday, the place where he was to begin working, called him and said there was a problem with hiring him. He had been to court for a hearing on an assault charge filed agains... Read more
I'm Stoked!!!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      3 comments

Monday I went to the medical lab after fasting for 12 hours and had bloodwork done. Today the doctor's office called and my A1c number is going down, my cholesterol was wonderful, nothing was said about my thyroid or Vitamin D deficiency. I ha... Read more
I forget so easily.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      2 comments

Today there was an e-mail from Spark People and one of the subjects was counting housework in our fitness workouts. I forget this one and will make time to go get on the elliptical when I could just as easily plug in the vacuum and vacuum the h... Read more
I didn't stay home and wait for anyone today.
Monday, March 22, 2010      0 comments

I didn't get going early, I woke up after 8 AM and took my thyroid pill and called our son to make sure he was up. I was cold and went back to bed. Around 10, I got bathed and dressed. I packed a slice of bread with 2 tablespoons of peanut bu... Read more
Sunday, March 21, 2010      2 comments

Routines are things we do repetitively every day, like brushing our teeth and combing our hair. I never had chores when I was young, and struggled after getting married with where to begin when doing housework and then keeping up with it so th... Read more
Another warm day today.
Saturday, March 20, 2010      3 comments

Short-sleeves weather in March and a run of several days of it, makes me want to switch out my winter clothing for summer clothing. So many have their spring cleaning done and I have not started on mine. Spring is here today. It is Hubby's b... Read more
Rushing Thoughts
Friday, March 19, 2010      2 comments

Today my son came over and I talked to him about living for God. If that statement bothers you, don't read my blogs. We brought our kids up in nurture and admonition of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wra... Read more

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