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Goals for this week
Sunday, June 09, 2013      8 comments

My mother was released from the hospital on Friday. I stayed with her until last night. She is having a lot of trouble with her knees and difficulty getting around. The hospital didnt get her up except for one day and that made things worse. PT ... Read more
Trying to Stay on Track
Friday, June 07, 2013      19 comments

This has been an incredibly stressful week with my mother in the hospital. Trying to focus on work and coordinating her care, etc. has been tough. What has suffered? My exercise. Now I am paying for it with back issues. I think I've worked out... Read more
Thursday, June 06, 2013      13 comments

My mother has been in the hospital since Monday night. She was very confused and vomiting. Turns out she has a bladder infection. Unfortunately the location is making her agitated and they have been keeping her medicated. I talked to the doct... Read more
June Goals and May Reflections
Sunday, June 02, 2013      18 comments

Overall May was a good month for food and exercise. I think I am down 1 lb for the month which is good for me. We were away for 5 days and ate out all but one meal! The tracking really helped me while we were away. Yah myfitnesspal app! Ex... Read more
The Good and the Bad
Friday, May 31, 2013      18 comments

I have been slowly getting into things since I was away for the long weekend. All aspects of my life have been closing in on me and today was almost the last straw. First, it was "my turn" to drive into the office today. Driving in the B... Read more
Dawg Blog
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      10 comments

We were asked to blog about being on the Dawg team for the 5% Challenge. I joined the 5% Challenge this go round. I have never done the challenge before. It’s a lot of work and a lot of lengthy emails. My life: Married to a wonderf... Read more
Hanging with my Sparkpeeps!
Monday, May 27, 2013      19 comments

Today hubby and I met up with two of my sparkfriends:Sheenadee and Compucathy and their husbands in a little town in Indiana-Metamora during our vacation to the MidWest. This town had it all: shopping, a train, a boat, horses and ice cream. ... Read more
Trip Report
Sunday, May 26, 2013      9 comments

The last two days we've been busy. Yesterday we walked a lot, playing tourist as some friends showed us around. Read more
Friday, May 24, 2013      14 comments

We are traveling this weekend and still trying to get in our 10,000 steps. We did several laps around our hotel and down the street. On our way back we came upon this "field" of poppies. ... Read more
Thursday, May 23, 2013      7 comments

Busy day! Met a friend for lunch. It was nice to see her since it's been about 6 months since we last met up. Getting a lot done around the house. Eating's been okay. Will exercise later on. Sorry this is boring today. ... Read more
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      8 comments

A funny thing happened on the way to my training session. I was warming up and the fire alarm went off. I walked outside with my trainer and a guy that was working out. ... Read more
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      14 comments

Hubby and I started using Myfitnesspal app to track food and exercise (it syncs with fitbit). Hubby has had great success and I've had some minor success with it. I was good all day, made healthy choices and stayed within range. Really wanted... Read more
Monday, May 20, 2013      13 comments

Today was a good day. Very productive and it hasn't ended yet. I had a great workout. First doing one of Chris Freytag's interval workouts and then doing the 15-10-12 workout that I did with my trainer last week. Talk about working up a swe... Read more
Good Day!
Sunday, May 19, 2013      10 comments

Today started off with a great walk with hubby. We walked one of our usual routes, down by the schools and back. There was a lot of activity around the schools (3 of them together). They were having a PMC for kids. The PanMass Challenge (PMC) is... Read more
Can I have a Woo Hoo???
Saturday, May 18, 2013      30 comments

I am giving myself a emoticon While we were at the grocery store, I walked by the bakery, which is strate... Read more

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