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July 7
Friday, July 07, 2017      4 comments

We picked up our exchange student from Spain last Saturday and the one from France last night. Now that the students are here, I won't be able to go to the gym on Saturday mornings since my husband works then. Tomorrow morning I'm taking them to... Read more
Feb 18
Saturday, February 18, 2017      7 comments

Well, my weight loss has been slow during this 5% challenge. Only 2.6 ponds lost over the past 5 weeks, but I'd rather have that than stay the same or gain weight. Today I downloaded a new app for my phone so I can get in workouts with weights a... Read more
Friday part 2
Saturday, November 19, 2016      8 comments

Since I've had some requests as to telling you what I do thought I'd do a part 2 to yesterday's blog. I am a Controller/Office Manager. I've been an accountant for almost 30 years so that part of my job search is not new to me,. I just have to l... Read more
Friday, November 18, 2016      5 comments

Well, I completed my first week back to work. I had gotten used to sleeping until 8:00 each morning, so it's taking me some adjusting to getting up at 6:00. Today I got in some exercise at work by moving prior year files into our warehouse. Tod... Read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      5 comments

Today I managed to get more activity in while I was at work. We had to make a shopping trip to the store to pick up supplies for our Thanksgiving luncheon next week. I also took a look at the industrial park I work in to find where I can walk du... Read more
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      7 comments

Today I'm thankful for the person training me at work that I will be replacing. He is not leaving by his own choice so this could be a very uncomfortable situation but he is making sure he shows me everything. Unfortunately, he was hired to repl... Read more
First Day Back to Work
Monday, November 14, 2016      7 comments

Today was my first day back to work after being out of work for 7 weeks. It was nice to be back behind a desk, and the home remodeling was waiting for me to do some work when I got home. I was much less active than I had been, so I will definite... Read more
Sunday, November 13, 2016      10 comments

I'm looking forward to starting my new job tomorrow. I'm hoping it gets me back into a routine, which will help me make healthier food choices. The past 7 weeks have been hard being home all day and my husband doesn't eat as healthy as I do for ... Read more
11/9, 11/10 and 11/11
Friday, November 11, 2016      4 comments

It has been a few busy days cleaning out the basement and moving stuff to the attic. Many of the things we had stored in our basement got moldy so I am going through boxes, repacking stuff and moving it up to the attic where it won't get moldy. ... Read more
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      3 comments

This morning we were not woken by squirrels running across our roof. Looks like we managed to get rid of their access to the roof. ... Read more
11/6/2016 and 11/7/2016
Monday, November 07, 2016      4 comments

Missed posting last night, so today I'm posting for yesterday and today. We had a guest speaker at church yesterday who is a missionary who rescues children from sex slavery. He saves children all over the world, including right here in th... Read more
Saturday, November 05, 2016      4 comments

Today I managed to get to the gym for over an hour to get in some activity I traditionally think of as "exercise". For the past 6 weeks since I haven't been spending the day sitting behind a desk for 8 hours I have been more active with things I... Read more
Friday, November 04, 2016      6 comments

I have one friend who has been very supportive in my weight loss/get healthy journey. She has been there to encourage me when I seem to have no motivation to make it to the gym or to go for a walk. We would walk on Tuesdays in the evenings, but ... Read more
Day 3 of Attitude of Gratitude Challenge
Thursday, November 03, 2016      2 comments

We started working on redoing our main bathroom today. We were just planning on putting up some paneling, changing out the vanity and mirror, put up new molding and paint. As we were taking out the existing molding, we found black mold. It's a g... Read more
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      3 comments

We finally finished all of our leaves today. Hopefully the rest of them will fall quickly and hubby will finish them. Today I am thankful that I got a new job. I need to go back to work so I can rest from all of this physical work I'm doing ar... Read more

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