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Spring Break - Day Ten - Bonus Day
Monday, April 09, 2012      2 comments

Today was a teacher work day, no students. Since it was the first available appointment with my orthopedic specialist, I took the day off. One more day of break! He did an x-ray of my right foot and found nothing major, other than arthritis. ... Read more
Spring Break - Day Nine - Family
Sunday, April 08, 2012      0 comments

Today was a holiday and time to be with family. I treasure each holiday more as time goes by. My parents and in-laws range in age from 75 to 80. Many of my friends have lost their parents. Mine are all in relatively good health. We went to t... Read more
Spring Break - Day Eight - Herb Garden
Saturday, April 07, 2012      1 comments

Today I did a workout on the elliptical to start, thirty minutes. This makes three days in a row! I have decided my ankle will swell no matter what I do, so I may as well do what I want! This afternoon I cut back the herbs in the herb garden... Read more
Spring Break Day Seven - Retail Therapy
Friday, April 06, 2012      0 comments

I met a girlfriend today for lunch and shopping at Target. There were many pretty spring displays with bright colors and patterns. It was fun just to go and look at it all. You do not need to purchase the items to enjoy looking at them. My m... Read more
Spring Break Day Six - Summer Clothes
Thursday, April 05, 2012      2 comments

Spring Break is the time when I put away the winter clothes and bring the summer clothes out of the guest room closet. Today's closet cleaning was disappointing. The majority of my summer clothes are size 10 and I am currently size 14. I am ... Read more
Spring Break Day Five - Girlfriends
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      2 comments

I have a group of friends who try to get together once a month for dinner. We all work at different schools and do not see each other often. Since this week is Spring Break, we met at Cheddars for lunch. Everytime we get together we say "We nee... Read more
Spring Break Day Four - Gardening Workout
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

The weather was beautiful today and I spent my first day working in the garden this spring. It was great to be working outside again. I cut back perennials, weeded and removed leaves from three of the front flower beds. Then, I applied fertil... Read more
Spring Break Day Three - Progress
Monday, April 02, 2012      0 comments

OK, day three of break and I finally feel like doing something! The cable guy came at 8 a.m. to fix the digital box. I cleaned the bathroom and then got started on the family room. I cleaned the upholstery on my husband's recliner (it gets al... Read more
Spring Break Day Two - IBS
Sunday, April 01, 2012      1 comments

Well, I had plans for today, but they did not happen. About 1:30 I got sick and it continued for about 6 hours. I was so wiped out I was in bed until 10:30. I am blaming it on the broccoli I had last night for dinner. The last time I was so... Read more
Spring Break Day One
Saturday, March 31, 2012      1 comments

I had a very busy week last week. I hosted the regional performance evaluation at my school for band. Twenty seven bands visited my school for evaluation. I was on my feet all day for two days. So today, the first day of Spring Break, I am s... Read more
Productive President's Day
Monday, February 20, 2012      2 comments

Today was an Instructional Support Day. No students and teacher's meetings. I would rather be teaching any day. Being a music teacher, many of the meetings have nothing... Read more
Monthly Recap
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      0 comments

The best thing I can say about January is I graduated physical therapy and resumed my regular workout routine. This month I went to fitness class at the YMCA four times, Curves six times and worked out at home on the elliptical eight times. Th... Read more
Just Do It
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      1 comments

My new motto is Just Do It! No excuses. In the past three weeks, I have been to fitness class at the YMCA three times, gone to Curves three times and worked out at home on the elliptical seven times. Last year, I had several medical issues wh... Read more
Patience in all Things
Saturday, January 21, 2012      1 comments

I, like so many people resolved the first of the year to make some changes. I had just graduated physical therapy and was ready to get back to the gym! Now, three weeks in, I must admit being disappointed in my lack of progress. I have increa... Read more
Graphing Weight Daily
Monday, January 16, 2012      2 comments

I weigh and chart my results daily. It is helpful to look back and see where I have been and where I need to go! Looking back at my results, I can see that in 2009 I... Read more

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