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Another Funeral to go to
Friday, February 17, 2012      14 comments

I am in a bad stretch here. Two funerals in 5 days is not how I want to spend my time. The first funeral was Tuesday. My uncle's brother (89) [mother's side of the family]. Did not know his well but went because of my uncle. Turns out his fa... Read more
Making the Commitment to Strength Training
Sunday, February 12, 2012      11 comments

I have not been doing strength training lately. I don't know why. Just have end up talking myself out of it or not even thinking about it. This week I am committing to doing at least 3 days of upper body ST and 2 days of lower body. Free ... Read more
Birthday Dinner
Saturday, February 11, 2012      12 comments

Yesterday was my birthday, in case you didn't know. emoticon Hubby took me to my favorite restaurant, Carrab... Read more
Nice Afternoon-Pompeii Exhibit
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      11 comments

Hubby and I took the afternoon off today to see the Pompeii exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. www.youtube.com/watch?fe
gxUyO6TEQD0 We decided to stop for lunch first and I had a... Read more
Bats in the Belfry or Cats in the Attic-Which is Worse?
Saturday, February 04, 2012      12 comments

This is Lucy. As the photo implies, she is always getting into trouble. Much like her namesake Lucy Ricardo. So far in her short life (12 months) she has stuck her ... Read more
Day Two and other things
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday I woke up stiff and sore. Guess yesterday's workout found some muscles that needed working. Today's workout was kickboxing, which I love. I feel myself getting stronger with each punch and kick. Today is lower body and I am alrea... Read more
Day One 10lb Slimdown Xtreme - DONE!!
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      8 comments

I know you were wondering if I got up early yesterday and did my workout before work. Well the answer is emoticon... Read more
Starting 10lb Slimdown Xtreme Tomorrow
Sunday, January 29, 2012      3 comments

I am signed up for the 10lb Slimdown challenge starting tomorrow through Chris Freytag's FB page. I completed it a couple of months ago and I'm ready to do it again. Last time it took me longer than the 4 weeks to complete and I want to try to d... Read more
Easy Out
Friday, January 27, 2012      9 comments

I loved this and wanted to share!... Read more
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      8 comments

Slowly but surely I'm getting back into my life. Yesterday I ate well and watched my choices. I took out the 10lb Slimdown Xtreme DVDs and did the CardioKickboxing workout and the Upper Body workout. It felt good to sweat! ... Read more
Sunday, January 22, 2012      7 comments

Today was a "normal" Sunday. Spent sometime checking SP. Tried a new Bob Harper workout. This is a cardio once. I've forgotten the name. I did half of the one hour workout because a) I haven't worked out a lot since the beginning of the ye... Read more
Catch Up Day
Saturday, January 21, 2012      9 comments

Today's a catch up day. It's snowing here and that's a good excuse to mostly stay in. We went for groceries this morning for us and my mother. I asked her if she wanted to go but because of the weather she declined. She's still fighting a c... Read more
Good Day!!
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      9 comments

Today was a good day! I slept like a rock last night. No night time visits from Lucy and Ricki. Not sure why. They both usually wake me just about every night. ... Read more
Seeing the Trees Through the Forest
Monday, January 16, 2012      16 comments

The test this weekend failed..... yah! I think that my brother realized how much time it is to provide 24/7 coverage at my mother's house. Honestly, right now I don't think she needs it all the time, especially during the afternoon but if you st... Read more
Wrung Out
Saturday, January 14, 2012      14 comments

Yesterday was a very stressful day. It was a day chopped up and spit out. In the afternoon, my mother had a dr. appt with her PCP. That went okay. It was afterwards when things went bad. My mother got confused again, poor thing. Makes me ... Read more

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