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Busy Saturday
Sunday, May 18, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday, I am pleased to report, I resumed my typical Saturday activities. Lots of errands, lots of money spent, LOL, and lunch out with hubby. My mother's house is just about ready for the open house next week. AND I don't have to do any... Read more
Back to Basics
Thursday, May 15, 2014      4 comments

I am going back to basics. My eating has been all over the place. With all the stress and the crazy schedule cleaning out the house, we are eating out TOO much and making bad choices. Last night pizza and ice cream. ... Read more
Tough Day
Monday, May 12, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday was Mother's Day...... the first one without my mother. emoticon We started the day by taking her... Read more
Sweating out the blues
Friday, May 09, 2014      6 comments

The last few days have been tough and I’m not a cry baby. My husband tells me I’m strong. Who else would expect to be gardening after having dental surgery? I don’t think of myself like that, obviously, and I just push on, doing what needs... Read more
Quick Update
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday I took the day off from work. I had dental surgery and thought that I could use the rest of the day to work at my mother's house. Didn't happen. I went down there early to pack the car with things for Salvation Army. They take a lot... Read more
Crunch Time
Monday, May 05, 2014      2 comments

This is a bittersweet time for me. On a positive note, we have just about cleaned out the first floor of my mother's house. There is still furniture and I'm trying to find a home for it but man are these donation places picky. Many only take sma... Read more
May Goals
Thursday, May 01, 2014      6 comments

My mid-April goals were pretty simple Track everything I eat, every day. Exercise for 10 minutes every day. Spend 10 minutes alone time every day. Spend time playing with the kitties every day. I will score myself a... Read more
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      5 comments

Tomorrow is our 20th anniversary and we booked a little getaway for the weekend. It's not that far - about an hour away but I think it'll give us a much needed and deserved break from all the madness. Yesterday I spent sometime cleaning up ... Read more
I Beat Last Year's Time!!
Sunday, April 27, 2014      10 comments

Today was the 5K race in my town. I really didn't want to go. Mostly because so much is going on in my life that I can't get out of my own way sometimes. Hubby said "You are not a quitter, " and suggested that we dedicate the race to our parents... Read more
Good Workout!
Thursday, April 24, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday I met with my trainer and had a good workout. It was little more intense that we had been doing and I liked it! He tends to have me do more sets with smaller number of reps. Four sets of: overhead press with back lunge ro... Read more
Good Day!
Monday, April 21, 2014      6 comments

Today I started following my plan again! I am committed to doing it and NEED to do it. I started the day with an ... Read more
Thursday, April 17, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday was a pretty good day. Quiet at work so I got a lot done. Had a great session with the trainer. Today I felt like it was a bit difficult and I really worked up a sweat. What was involved: Bicep curls (with 2 different pound... Read more
Goals for the rest of April
Monday, April 14, 2014      3 comments

We have gone through everything at my mother's house and are ready for the estate sale. It is schedule for the weekend after Easter. This is nothing left that I have to do except shred paper and put away things at my house that I brought from my... Read more
Productive Saturday
Sunday, April 13, 2014      4 comments

Yesterday was a beautiful day but alas I wasn't outside much. Another day cleaning at my mom's house but we are ready to call it done until after the estate sale. Today we are going up in our attic to dig out a few things we want to sell and t... Read more
Finally Something Good Happened
Friday, April 11, 2014      6 comments

I don't know if I mentioned it previously but after my mother's funeral, we realized that the cement planter that had been on my father's grave for 21 years was gone. We suspected that the DPW destroyed it when they plowed the snow to open the g... Read more

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