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ttired.....countdown 212
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      0 comments

way too tired to organize thoughts into a blog tonight... Read more
Dean Karnazes run across America.......countdown 213
Monday, February 21, 2011      0 comments

I wonder if Dean is a Sparker?? What an amazing individual. Very much an inspiration. I was really looking forward to getting out in the sunshine and walking. I found that my volunteering at the Art institute has me walking more that 12,000... Read more
Success!!! ......countdown 215
Saturday, February 19, 2011      1 comments

YAY, I passed my test and now I have a job as a schoolbus driver. Ahhh to have a steady paycheck again!! I am so happy that this finally happened. My old job has not schedled me for two week now, so I finally have a little breathing room. The ki... Read more
celebrations... .....countdown 217
Thursday, February 17, 2011      0 comments

It is so interesting that countdown 217 fell on the date 2/17. My mom's birthday. I wish she was here to celebrate with. She passed away from complications of an unhealthy lifestyle at an "early" age, 72, on Dec 7th 2000. Her twin sister is... Read more
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      0 comments

I had a plan, I was pretty confident, and then reality happened. It won't stop me, but it might slow me down just a bit. I am in training for a new job, so I eat breakfast at 730am, but then I dont get an opportunity to eat again, until 230 in t... Read more
guilty pleasures....countdown 221
Sunday, February 13, 2011      2 comments

Scalloped potatoes for breakfast......mmmmm......so good!!! Occasionally enjoying "banned" foods doesn't really make me feel too guilty. i can even feel a little smug about it knowing that I did some tweeking, like using fat free milk instead o... Read more
Volunteering ....countdown 223
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments

Sneaking in movement anyway possible, I have started to fill up my spare tme with volunteer opportunities. There is a lot of need for extra hands, and the time that I gave to them would have just been spent loafing around, watching TV, reading, ... Read more
setting up a permanent menu countdown 224
Thursday, February 10, 2011      0 comments

It has taken a long time, but I hace finally gotten a handle on a good daily menu to count on. it has all the makeup of healthy eating along with a good balance of nutrients and it is simple enough to not have to think it out on the run.....migh... Read more
like tumbling downstairs....countdown 227
Monday, February 07, 2011      0 comments

......once you hit one, two or 4 slip by before landing and you dont even notice. So now I am concentrating on breaking same old same old, into doing different. I volunteer now at the Institute of Art. it is a sit down job for 4 hours, which is ... Read more
way over calories ....countdown 231
Thursday, February 03, 2011      2 comments

I am still trying to make the whole deficit in calories work for me. All signs point to working out more, I would rather that it would be cutting out the calories that I take in, but after watching how the calories rack up, even while trying to ... Read more
Shovel X was my workout for today! countdown #232
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      1 comments

I was thrilled when I heard my neighbor coming down my driveway with the snowblower, releived that I didnt have to shovel it out myself, and then 5 hours later, you couldn't tell he had already done such a great job. My daughter mentioned that i... Read more
waiting out the snowcopolis blog #234
Monday, January 31, 2011      1 comments

Car is back in one peice, up and running, bill paid (ouch) and now I am doing a catch up. What a rollercoaster! I called Friday night to line up a rental car, so that I would not miss my obligations, went to bed thinking things would go smoothly... Read more
too busy for car trouble...countdown #237
Friday, January 28, 2011      4 comments

It HAD to happen sooner or later, I knew it was coming. I didn't know when, but it stands to reason if your car is 12 years old and looking at 180k miles, it was a breakdown waiting to happen. Thankfully, it didn't happen when I was on my way to... Read more
exDieter gone wild blog #238
Thursday, January 27, 2011      1 comments

I really blew off these last two days, even though I aimed my focus at healthier choices for the most part, I thew caution to the wind in anticipation of a party night out. I ate lightly during the day, to "save" extra for a spread that night, b... Read more
Testing.... (video blog)
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      3 comments

Trying to take advantage of every Sparkpeople angle, I am going to start a video blog, but first I have to figure out how to do it!!... Read more

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