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Day 06 �� Something you hope you never have to do.
Monday, April 25, 2011      0 comments

This is going to be a short one, I think. I hope I never have to survive the death of my child. I do not understand how one can survive the death of their child. It is just unnatural for your child to die before you do. For me, my son is... Read more
Day 05 �� Something you hope to do in your life.
Monday, April 25, 2011      1 comments

As I wrote a bucket list awhile ago, I will include some of that here. 1. See my son grow up to have his own family, career, etc. (I know I will be proud of him.) 2. Travel (Would love to see many different sights and experiences. No sky ... Read more
Day 04 �� Something you have to forgive someone for.
Monday, April 11, 2011      4 comments

This isn't going to be the easiest one to write. I suspect that the person I most need to forgive is my mother. Every time I think I have, she does some little thing that reminds me that I haven't. There are a number of things that help... Read more
Day 03 �� Something you have to forgive yourself for.
Monday, April 04, 2011      2 comments

I am having some real issues figuring this one out. So here goes some writing and I have no idea what will come out, or if it will be posted. Something I have to forgive myself for.... well, I try not to hold onto things that I have done... Read more
Step Goal
Monday, April 04, 2011      2 comments

I am going to make my first ever pedometer step goal 3,000 steps per day for 30 days, so 90,000 steps for the month. (Last month, I did not wear the pedometer for 7 of the 31 days, so hopefully, I will make it, and then raise my goal for next m... Read more
Day 02 Something you love about yourself.
Thursday, March 31, 2011      1 comments

The one thing I have learned through all of this weight loss, exercise, etc. While I can't do everything I want to do, because of asthma, or some other reason, I can do a lot. If I work hard at something, and really decide I am going to do the... Read more
March Review and Heading Into April
Thursday, March 31, 2011      0 comments

1. Continue exercising about 40 minutes per day about 5 to 7 days a week I have continued this alternating between stationary bike, treadmill and occasionally climbing stairs. I really want to do more walking outside. One week in March was w... Read more
Day 01 Something you hate about yourself.
Thursday, March 31, 2011      1 comments

Something I hate about myself.... mainly, I am a very nice, compassionate person whose mouth is a little too connected to her head/brain. What does this mean? It means that I often times say things before I think about how they will affect an... Read more
End of March/Early April Self Reflection
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      2 comments

I saw this on someone else's spark blog and thought it could be interesting for me to try. Not sure if I will do it daily or not, or will I have trouble coming up with an answer and skip one. But going to give it a try and see what happens. ... Read more
New Thing For March
Saturday, March 05, 2011      2 comments

As my new year's resolution, I had said that I wanted to try something new for fitness each month. I have added in some stair climbing, and have started doing the hundred pushup challenge program. This month, it looks like I am going to be try... Read more
February Review and Looking Ahead to March (and maybe less snow?)
Saturday, February 26, 2011      2 comments

1. Continue exercising about 40 minutes per day about 5 to 7 days a week I have continued this alternating between stationary bike, treadmill and occasionally climbing stairs. 2. Practice piano at least 30 minutes 1 time week and 15 min... Read more
Snow and Lots Of It!
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      4 comments

Here is an image of our shovel width sidewalk with my 13 year old son who is about 5 foot tall. Is that enough snow for you? ... Read more
January Review and Goals for February
Sunday, January 30, 2011      1 comments

Here is how January has shaped up. 1. Continue exercising about 40 minutes per day about 5 to 7 days a week I have continued to exercise about 40 minutes per day. This has changed from my earlier goal, as I am trying to get into a maint... Read more
The 5% Challenge Weight Loss Challenge
Saturday, January 29, 2011      4 comments

The Winter 5% challenge just ended on Friday, but a new one begins in February. The 5% challenge is a team based endeavor, where individuals try to loose 5% of their body weight. The teams record points for exercise and other healthy behaviors... Read more
Pep Talk
Saturday, January 22, 2011      3 comments

Warning: This is more intended to be a pep talk for myself, than it is for anyone else. I have been trying to get into a maintenance mode weight wise since early December. First, I lowered my exercise from 60 minutes per day most days t... Read more

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