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Feeling Better Today
Friday, January 17, 2014      5 comments

I can say that today I feel more like myself than I have since Monday, when I got the stomach bug. It was nasty and took everything out of me (and DH). Normally when I am not feeling well I can still get up and do a few things around the house ... Read more
Sunday, January 12, 2014      4 comments

Today was a nice day. I was up early and started cooking. Made a summer squash casserole, chicken soup, blueberry muffins (for my mother and FIL), and then some pancakes for breakfast. We visited my mother this morning and she was havi... Read more
Blah Day
Saturday, January 11, 2014      3 comments

Today was a do nothing (much day). We went for groceries in the morning and planned to go to a movie this afternoon. After much time and effort (trying to decide on the movie, time, and theatre - rewards or not), we picked one and headed out. As... Read more
Back to the Trainer
Thursday, January 09, 2014      9 comments

Yesterday I started with my new trainer. The session was less weight than I was doing but more balance and back exercises, which I needed. Apparently he spoke with my previous trainer to find out what I didn't like ... Read more
More of the Same
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      5 comments

Lots of family drama and some at work. One of my coworkers is having bypass surgery tomorrow. He's been in the hospital since the snow storm on Friday when he experienced chest pains while shoveling. He's had angina for a while and has multiple ... Read more
Saturday, January 04, 2014      2 comments

Today was a cleanup and packup day. We took down our Christmas tree and started packing away the decorations. The girls went to the beauty parlor as I call it. Ricki had started leaving us some lovely presents. She has so much thick fur and was ... Read more
Getting Back in the Game
Friday, January 03, 2014      5 comments

Today was all about getting back in the game and taking advantage of those days when I have time to do a fabulous workout. Today I had the ... Read more
Do You Have a First Aid Kit?
Thursday, January 02, 2014      8 comments

emoticon We don't and I realized yesterday that we don't have any supplies for emergencies except bandages, which... Read more
Goals for 2014
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      10 comments

Keeping my goals mostly high level this year. Some are by week and by month. 5 of 7 days week within range 1500 Fitness Minutes Monthly Circuit training 2x week 4 hours organizing per month 10 minutes of meditation/quiet time per da... Read more
Bring on 2014!! I AM READY!!
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      5 comments

2013 was horrible and I can't wait to bid it adieu. I usually don't stay up to see the ball drop but may do it tonight to make sure that 2013 leaves and that 2014 can get into the door. Have been thinking about my goals for 2014 and will po... Read more
Accomplishments and Things for Which I am Grateful
Sunday, December 29, 2013      7 comments

Sometimes when I am mired in my day to day life I forget to look at the big picture of what I've accomplished during the past year. A few things that come to mind are: Completing a 5K and a 10K race ... Read more
Looking Forward to 2014
Thursday, December 26, 2013      3 comments

The last part of 2013 has not been good for me or my family. My mother had to leave her house and now resides in a nursing home. I think this will be last nursing home. We've had long talks with the staff and they seem to be informed about her d... Read more
Good Things and Aggravation
Monday, December 23, 2013      2 comments

My mother is being moved out of the hospital and to the nursing home tomorrow morning. I will be happy to have her settled into a good place. We visited her last night and see seemed more lucid and like her old self. There were still the stories... Read more
Saturday, December 21, 2013      5 comments

My mother is being release from the hospital on Tuesday and going to the nursing home that was my second choice. It is in the next town (about 15 minute ride). It's not as close as choice one (which is in the same town) but hubby and I had a lon... Read more
Quick Update
Thursday, December 19, 2013      5 comments

This is a quick update. I am really tired. My mother is doing better. They've added another med to her regiment and I think it's helping. They are also working on getting her sleep pattern back, she was sleeping during the day and up at nig... Read more

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