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Saturday, April 30, 2011      4 comments

Had a nice work out at the gym. 36 minutes on a killer bike ride followed by ST lower body. My legs are a little achy even though I stretched, but it is a good achy if that makes sense. 2 days off for my foot helped. It is feeling good.... Read more
I stretched. Now I am icing.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      4 comments

I went for a nice walk with Amy tonight. We went to Pearl Hill which is a great place to walk. The campground is currently closed so it is a nice way to go for a walk with some kick butt hills in it, on a paved road. It really is a beautiful ... Read more
couch to Sprint tri in four months!
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      6 comments

I am going to do the Sprint tri with my Sister in Law in the beginning of September. I have 4 months to go from couch to Sprint tri. I have 35 lbs to lose to get the to the weight I was the last time that I did the tri, but I have a little ove... Read more
Ok, so when you pick yourself up, what is next?
Monday, April 25, 2011      5 comments

I succeeded, I fell down and now I have picked myself back up. So now that I am standing instead of face down in the dirt, it is time to make a plan. Four letter words can be so difficult. Before I go any further....I always tell my kids that... Read more
A new beginning with an old buddy
Friday, April 22, 2011      7 comments

My sister(in law) Amy and I started two years ago to a healthy new lifestyle. We moved forward with incredible determination. It was fun having a buddy that understood each others feelings and we got closer as time went on. There was a major ... Read more
first quarter of the year is done, how my resolutions are coming.
Thursday, March 31, 2011      8 comments

I have decided to do a lot of things in 2012. I need to simplify my life. Simplifying seems simple, but it can be hard. I simply want to be healthy. So I am making sure that I am working out 3 times a week. I will increase that soon, bu... Read more
breathe in breathe out
Friday, March 25, 2011      5 comments

Sometimes I have to take a big inhale and then exhale........ Repeat big in hale and exhale. And I automatically close my eyes when I do it. I must do it often because I have seen some of my little day care friends mimick me. I ... Read more
Standing up for what you believe in. Part 2
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      6 comments

So after I blogged about how frustrated I was with KFC and how they did not have the courtesy to even call..... I wrote another complaint. Tonight the new manager of KFC in the town called me and left his cell phone number for me to call him ba... Read more
Standing up for what you believe in.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      4 comments

If you look for the half full glass in life, like I try to, you will understand that the good that comes of this blog is that my family will no longer be eating at KFC. Last month I went to KFC. Not my favorite place to eat, but occasi... Read more
cost of groceries :( & my Strategy to fight it!
Monday, March 21, 2011      6 comments

Lately it seems like the cost of everything is going up up up... Yet our wages stay the same. The cost of gas, heating oil, electricity and groceries... It is so expensive. I have a family of four, plus I care for 8 children. The cost to fee... Read more
Want to go for a Walk Honey?
Sunday, March 20, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday was a beautiful day. Not terribly warm, but the sun was shining and it was crisp spring air. I was married to my laundry pile. So while doing housework my hubby came in and asked me if I wanted go for a hike with him and our you... Read more
Facebook VS Sparkpeople
Saturday, March 19, 2011      15 comments

Any way you look at it, internet takes time. We check our email. We look at our Facebook and then Spark. You could spend hours a day on line, but is there time to do that? In a regular day I want to work out, work, clean my house, cook din... Read more
Amazing Birthday
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      9 comments

Today was an amazing day. I took it off because it is my Birthday today. I just lazed around in the morning and then I went out with my friend Kelly. We went out for lunch with my brother, FIL and his girlfriend. After Lunch my Friend Kelly ... Read more
Sunday, March 13, 2011      5 comments

notice how moving one thing can cause a chain reaction of movements? It happens with eating good, exercising and caring for yourself. In reverse a binge can cause you to not want to go to the gym and fall off the healthy wagon. But this domin... Read more
Now i can exhale....
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      8 comments

Kindness to me. Saturday I bought myself some new work out clothes. Sunday I visited with a friend and went antique browsing. I bought nothing. Just went looking for hardware for a piece of furniture that my husband is refinishing for m... Read more

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