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Sunny days and rambles....
Thursday, August 29, 2013      2 comments

It's a sunny warm day today and I'm feeling my mood lift along with it.. it's a wonderful feeling to have this much energy in the morning... it's one of those "It's great to be alive" days.. one of those days when it's easy to count your blessi... Read more
Long weekends, grandkids and anticipation
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      2 comments

I'm psyched about the long weekend.. my granddaughters are coming over for the night on Friday and it's always a lot of fun for us... we're going to bake pumpkin cookies (not good for me but they can take them home on Saturday...away from tempta... Read more
Wow... it's Monday again
Monday, August 26, 2013      0 comments

Ahhhh it's Monday again... wow... they arrive much sooner than I'd like..and my weekends seem to be much shorter than they used to be.. how is that? Guess being busy helps ... Read more
Monday, August 19, 2013      1 comments

Wow am I tired today. Ran around all day yesterday hosting our annual family bbq. Not normally this crazy tired but for some reason didn't sleep well last night... too warm maybe. I'm struggling to get through the day today and normally don... Read more
Saturday, August 17, 2013      4 comments

WOW! There are just not enough hours in the day to do everything! Got up about 6:30, it's now 11:45. Got 3 loads of laundry done, cleaned the bathroom and the kitchen, made omelets for brunch, deadheaded the flowers in the front garden and ... Read more
Frustration and learning patience
Thursday, August 15, 2013      2 comments

Sigh. Weigh myself every morning but need to learn patience. I just got my treadcllimber a week ago today and am scheduled to do my fourth workout tonight since then. My weight has been up and down by one pound and it's up again. It's frustr... Read more
Helpful husbands
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday while I was in the shower after my workout, I thought about how lucky I am to have a husband who is encouraging and supportive with my weight loss goals. He doesn't feel I need to lose weight but is supportive of my goal to lose the ... Read more
staying motivated
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      3 comments

Well.... staying motivated to exercise is a lot easier when you actually enjoy your workouts! But wow staying on the treadclimber was tough yesterday after doing stairs all day at work. With my office on the 11th floor and my patients on the ... Read more
New toys and motivation
Saturday, August 10, 2013      2 comments

Yay! I finally got my bowflex treadclimber... it's awesome! I did my first workout yesterday and WOW... what a workout. I love walking and am so happy that after my first workout, I wasn't ready to call it quits. I'm a little sore today bu... Read more
Friday, June 14, 2013      1 comments

Sometimes I wish it could be summer all year round. I do love the snow and cold winter nights by the fireplace but summer I find so relaxing, morning tea on my front patio, my flowers and being able to garden. I also find summer far more motiva... Read more
Health scares
Friday, January 11, 2013      1 comments

It's Jan 2013... my husband has recovered from his prostate surgery and eye surgery and is doing well. Dec 5th I went in for a routine day surgery to have my gall bladder and stones removed. Complications landed me back in the Emerg five... Read more
Frustration at 50
Thursday, August 30, 2012      1 comments

Just turned 50 in July...hottest summer I can ever remember....husband recovering post cancer surgery... not able to do much outdoors and I've gained inches inches inches in all the wrong places...sigh. I'm really struggling with frustration r... Read more
Birthdays and summer
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      1 comments

Went to my sister in law's home for a family reunion and it happened to fall on my birthday this year. Fell off the wagon but am back on and not going to be hard on myself about it. Am glad they fell on the same day as this means that I won't ... Read more
Good weather
Monday, June 06, 2011      1 comments

Good weather is such a motivator for getting out there and getting active! Yesterday I spent about 2 hours gardening and another hour rollerblading, in addition to the regular chores of cooking and doing laundry and hanging it out to dry (it w... Read more
Trying harder
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      4 comments

Well... gained some weight again.. yo yo... but am determined to try again..sigh. Have fallen off the bandwagon since Mexico but am slowly finding my way back. Yesterday walked the strs at work but only once... today.. did the 3 flights (250 s... Read more

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