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Day 71 - Like a Flood
Sunday, February 08, 2015      5 comments

You might think this is another post about all the rain we're getting right now. Well, not exactly - although the rain is very welcome! Today was our monthly healing service at church. I sometimes wish that I could go up to the kneeling ben... Read more
Day 70 - A Little Rain Is Wonderful
Saturday, February 07, 2015      10 comments

We drove up to the lake yesterday during a good rain. The windy roads through the coastal range were a little treacherous, but we made it safely. It was so nice to sit in the sun room and watch the rain come down over the lake. ... Read more
Day 69 - Revealing Myself, Part III
Friday, February 06, 2015      12 comments

It's been 2 months since I first post photos of myself. I had started the program a couple weeks earlier than those first photos were taken, so they aren't true "before" photos, but they're as close as I'm going to get. I took pictures the other... Read more
Day 68 - Sliding Into Home
Friday, February 06, 2015      5 comments

We worked like crazy cleaning the house today so that it would sparkle for our realtor coming over tomorrow to sign the listing agreement. We still have to finish upstairs, but we have made a great start. The new bathroom counters were installed... Read more
Day 67 - Wednesday High
Thursday, February 05, 2015      6 comments

Another late night post. I gotta stop doing this! But there's a reason... On February 15th, I'm the guest preacher at our church (Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Sacramento). Our pastor is going out of town to take his daughter ... Read more
Day 66 - Tuesday Triumphs
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      6 comments

Not much to write today. I'm still getting comments on my Day 64 post from Sunday. Being voted Featured Blog Post isn't just an honor and privilege - it's an experience that is completely ethereal. I imagine that is what it feels like to be the ... Read more
Day 65 - New Week, New Goals
Monday, February 02, 2015      7 comments

Wow. What a morning! Our contractor was coming over at 8:30 this morning to make the templates for the new bathroom countertops, and I wanted to make sure I got my workout done before he arrived, so I got up early, ate breakfast, and then d... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 64 - Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep
Sunday, February 01, 2015      100 comments

I practice gratitude every day. Ever since my accident (see my first blog posts for details), I've been grateful for life, health, love, and security, and I spend a few moments each day giving thanks for still being here and for having someone t... Read more
Day 63 - Selling the Idea
Saturday, January 31, 2015      5 comments

There is a little touch-up painting to do, but the bar is done and put back together. The difference is really striking. I don't have a photo of the before, but imagine all the wood of the cabinets in a honey oak color with lots of grain showing... Read more
Day 62 - Refresh Yourself
Friday, January 30, 2015      4 comments

We finished painting the bar cabinets in the family room. They were a basic oak, and we've painted them a rich espresso brown. They now match all the bathroom vanity cabinets, which we painted a few years ago. It's a nice, upscale look that will... Read more
Day 61 - Pushing Ahead
Thursday, January 29, 2015      7 comments

I had a major surprise this morning when I did my weekly weigh-in and was down 3.5 pounds from last week. I think I can attribute the loss from a combination of factors - the big UHaul move last weekend was a bigger workout than I thought; the m... Read more
Day 60 - Milestone Day
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      4 comments

I've made it 60 days of logging into SP and getting at least 10 minutes of activity every day. Today will be no different, although with less intensity than normal, unfortunately. I had a root canal scheduled for this morning, but the endodontis... Read more
Day 59 - Taking Chances
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      3 comments

Last night posed some challenges. The infection in my gums around the bad tooth really flared up last night, and I finally broke down about 12:30am and took one of my prescription pain pills that was left over from the accident. It finally kicke... Read more
Day 58 - Maintaining Motivation
Monday, January 26, 2015      5 comments

I'm finding that for some tasks, staying motivated isn't difficult. I really feel like something is missing if I don't do my workout in the morning. Even though the task of moving all that furniture and boxes of books and stuff was a great worko... Read more
Sunday Slide
Sunday, January 25, 2015      4 comments

I'm sorry that I didn't get to take any photos of the new post lamps yesterday. They look really nice. Now I have to go buy matching bug lights for all of them so that they match when they are on. I was really please with the way they turned out... Read more

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