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A quick catch-up!
Sunday, August 11, 2013      19 comments

It feels like FOREVER since I've had the time to write a real blog. I really miss it. Hubby is doing better. The staples are out and he's been more or less "released" for normal activities. He still has pain, and that concerns me. Howe... Read more
I'm on the RADIO!!!
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      43 comments

My Spark radio pod-cast is up. I sound like a goof-ball, not in a bad way. I can just tell I was really nervous. Please check it out: www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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Hubby Update
Saturday, August 03, 2013      41 comments

Quick hubby update. He has a 12 inch incision and 32 staples (yes we counted). Surgery was 3 weeks ago and he is still in a lot of pain. He can now eat really foods and such. I worry about the pain. Also, he had some trouble with one of... Read more
Spark Radio Interview
Friday, August 02, 2013      36 comments

Well, I certainly got a kick in the arse last night. See, I volunteered to be interviewed for Spark Radio over a month ago. Then July hit and my motivation left. Well, talking to Karen and Lyly really got me going and reminded me of why I wan... Read more
Rebuilding my Lifestyle.
Sunday, July 28, 2013      44 comments

I have to get back to work. I have get back to my REAL lifestyle, the one I spent the last year building. My eating has been horrible. I could blame Pierogi Fest, but my food had been garbage for weeks. I'm back to always being hungry a... Read more
Dunes and Refusing to worry.
Sunday, July 21, 2013      36 comments

Well, I got a call last night from EvilCherub about going to the Dunes again this am. I went. Neither of us were in great shape but we are trying to get ready for the Warrior Dash next month. We were both tired but we got it done. We did a b... Read more
Guess I needed to be INSANE!!
Saturday, July 20, 2013      48 comments

A good chunk of the Mid-west has been under heat advisories for the last few days, this includes Chicago. I also have not done my normal WALKING in two weeks, let alone run. So of course today I run a 5k in 90 degree heat! LOL!! Yep, t... Read more
Weather
Thursday, July 18, 2013      33 comments

My thermometer on the porch still says 92 and it is after 9pm. Too hot to take the dogs out and hubby shouldn't be out in this either. Guess I'm just going to focus on ... Read more
I will succeed.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      39 comments

Wow, this is a tough question for me right now. I don’t feel like any kind of success. I don’t feel like much of anything. I’ve been over eating. I’m not working out. ... Read more
The Good, the Bad, and the Thank Spark!
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      38 comments

The Good: Hubby's bowels woke up yesterday. I got a call at work that things were suddenly "moving" better than expected. He went from no sounds to full BM (sorry for the TMI). I don't think I've been that happy to hear about a BM since pott... Read more
The Weekend Update.
Sunday, July 14, 2013      34 comments

It has been a LONG 3 days. Here is the recap for those that are interested. Friday was surgery day. Pre-op to recovery took 9 hours. He was in actual surgery for a bit over 4.5 hours. Surgeon said it went good but the tear was larger th... Read more
Getting my Tough back.
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      36 comments

I know I am so much tougher that I think I am. I keep feeling like I’m going to break, I’m stressing beyond belief, and then a day like today happens and I get my back up. I feel tough and strong. And if people don’t stop messing with me they... Read more
Good on Food.
Monday, July 08, 2013      26 comments

I have stayed in calorie range. That's the extent of what I can physically do today. Hubby hurt himself last night (lifting of course). I got maybe 2 hours of sleep all night. I have to graduate a dog tonight so I can't go to bed too early. ... Read more
Forced day off!
Sunday, July 07, 2013      36 comments

Well I have next to no exercise today. I was doing dishes and I dropped a jelly jar. It shattered everywhere. I thought I got all the glass up. My foot discovered differently. I pulled out 4 slivers and then soaked my foot for over 45 minut... Read more
Trip to the Zoo
Saturday, July 06, 2013      36 comments

I'm starting to manifest physically signs of stress. My eye is twitching, so is my leg. No chest pains yet. Exercising is not really helping. Hubby said I needed a break so he took me to Brookfield Zoo today. I admit that I fought with ... Read more

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