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Stress Relief
Monday, October 21, 2013      8 comments

Today was a stressful day. For those that work, you know how you plan in your head what you will be doing that day on the way into the office? Today I had a plan and it was blown out of the air as soon as I walked into the office. My ma... Read more
Cooking Class
Saturday, October 19, 2013      4 comments

This week has been a stressful one but I don't really want to go into it. One bright spot was a team building cooking class on Friday. I had suggested it to my manager. It was something that I stumbled upon while looking for a cooking clas... Read more
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      16 comments

Yesterday was the Tufts 10K. 10K - what was I thinking???!!! The day started out chilly but warmed up nicely. We got all dressed in our race gear, bibs and all and started out on the T (public transportation). It was fun to watch people's r... Read more
Moving On
Saturday, October 12, 2013      8 comments

This has been a hard week. Many issues came to light and some old ones were highlighted. I felt alone and adrift without my wonderful husband who was away on a business trip. Even though he was across the pond and dealing with work and a 6 hour ... Read more
I am an ostrich....
Thursday, October 10, 2013      11 comments

With my head in the sand....... I have seen the decline of my mother due to dementia. I have denied it, talked myself out of it, convinced myself she wasn't getting worse. Yet the past week cruel reality has slapped me in the face. My ... Read more
Saturday, October 05, 2013      8 comments

I am glad that the week is over. It was a difficult one. Fortunately it ended quietly. Yesterday was a good day. I didn't have a lot of motivation, and only did minimal exercise but I did do something. I made some yummy vegetable soup. It ... Read more
No Name Blog
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      10 comments

I couldn't decide on a title to my blog so it is nameless Today was a fair to midline day. My mother is having a rough week so therefore I am having a rough week. She is confused about her location. Often times not knowing where she is. S... Read more
September in Review - October Plan
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      7 comments

Where did September go? I just pulled up my blog from August to see where I am in this journey. Things that I was working on in September and will continue with in October: Dining out. Much better this month. I didn't keep an exact tal... Read more
NSV - Strength
Saturday, September 28, 2013      8 comments

As I get closer to my goal weight, my scale victories are few and far between. Today I had a NSV (non-scale victory). Yesterday we closed our pool and part of that task is putting the safety cover on. The pool is good size and the cover is heav... Read more
Great Training Session
Thursday, September 26, 2013      5 comments

I had a great session with my trainer today. You know it's a good one when you are sweating after the first exercise. Today it was sets of two exercises each for exercise for 30 seconds. Each set is done 3 times. Set 1: wall sits with bic... Read more
Better Day
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      5 comments

Today was a better day than yesterday. Things were fairly quiet on the Mom front. She was okay this morning - just the usual sightings at her house. Seemed to be fine that it was her house etc. I delayed working out because I was afraid that I... Read more
Blankety-blank day
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      14 comments

Today was a blankety-blank day. You can use your imagination to fill in the blanks. Started out okay took my mother for some lab work. Brought her home and left from my house. Returned an hour and a half later to accusations and nasty remarks... Read more
Super Sunday
Sunday, September 22, 2013      9 comments

Today was my free day and I had a good day. Started out getting caught up on SP. Then hit the treadmill while watching some recorded programs. 50 minutes done! From there I went down to see my mother. She was not dressed and cranky. I... Read more
Saturday and Sunday's Plan
Saturday, September 21, 2013      3 comments

Today was the usual. Errands and chores. Went to the mall to return a couple of things. We did some extra walking to get our steps in. ... Read more
Thursday, September 19, 2013      5 comments

Today was a lovely day in Massachusetts. Temp reached 75. I decided to skip the gym and go for a walk outside. My friend and I headed out to Mount Auburn Cemetery. In 1831 the Massachusetts Horticultural Society purchased 72 acres of ... Read more

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