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Restart Today - - Day 1
Friday, June 01, 2012      0 comments

"You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call "failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down." Mary Pickford I loved this quote so much in 2010 or 2011 that I cut it out and displayed on my bulleti... Read more
Monday, September 12, 2011      2 comments

Just wanting to get my first blog posted after Austin's passing. In case some don't know, Austin passed on 7/16. He never came back out of the coma after 7/12 and by the 16th his major organ systems were failing, due to the brain damage. He w... Read more
AUSTIN - Day 2
Monday, July 11, 2011      4 comments

On Friday, 7/8, I arrived home from work to find my 15 year old son, Austin, lying on the floor in our basement exercise room. It appeared that he may have had the flu. He was difficult to rouse, but when he did said he didn't feel good. When ... Read more
May Regroup
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      1 comments

Been struggling with headaches for about 10 days now. Went to doctor last Friday, he did some blood tests and everything's normal there. So he put me on an NSAID to see if that helps. But that being said, I've had to back track a bit since I'... Read more
May 2011 Goals
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      3 comments

I signed up for the 28 day "Spring Into Shape" Bootcamp. I participated in a different Bootcamp Team earlier this year, which helped get me back into my nearly daily stride for exercising. But I'm going to focus on pushing more cardio and a... Read more
50 Questions - Get to know me . . .
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      3 comments

50 QUESTIONS Copied this off a blog I spotted somewhere along the line: 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My mother (we have the same middle name) 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? This morning I teared up - - my son laug... Read more
Saga of Emily
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      4 comments

Thought I'd share a brief explanation of what's taken me away from SparkPeople for the last few weeks. My 17 year old daughter, Emily, came out of the shower on Monday, 3/28, asking me to look at a bump on her inner thigh - you know that flesh... Read more
March 2011 Goals
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      2 comments

It's been a crazy, busy couple of weeks. I have both of my kids (17 & 14) in counseling for various issues...nothing overly serious, just normal teen adjustment stuff I guess. Although I originally started Austin because he had lost so much we... Read more
28 Day Bootcamp - Day 1
Monday, February 21, 2011      2 comments

I am struggling this year to get find my motivation. Not really sure why . . . So today I'm kicking off the 28 Day Bootcamp. Perhaps this will give me the boost I need to get 2011 back on track so I can keep this weight loss moving in the r... Read more
Day 300 - - Woo Hoo, me!!
Monday, November 22, 2010      2 comments

Well I did it . . . I made it. I completed 300 consecutive days of exercise. While my weight loss has pretty much been stagnant for the last several months, I haven't gained anything either. But I can also tell that my workouts are really too... Read more
Day 289 - Austin's Surgery Update
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      4 comments

Austin had his surgery on Monday in Chicago and we were back at home on Tuesday at about 5:30 pm. They released him right from ICU because they were short on bed space. But he really was fine so I appreciated that they didn't make us go throug... Read more
Day 264 - Busy Saturday
Saturday, October 16, 2010      1 comments

I completed my 264th consecutive workout day by going on the Breast Cancer Walk along the Rock River this morning with my daughter and my niece. There were tons of people and we had beautiful weather. I walk it in memory of my grandmother, Edy... Read more
Day 262 - Feeling Recommitted and Decision Mades
Thursday, October 14, 2010      4 comments

It's Day 262 toward my 300 consecutive days of fitness. I rode my stationery bike this morning and feel really good about how this week is progressing. Since around May, I've been on a plateau between 194-196 lbs and have felt like I'm losing ... Read more
Day 239 - Supraglottoplasty
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

First things first . . . YEAH ME . . . Back down to 194 - - WooHoo!! Ok, now on to my update on Austin - hence the title to this blog... First let's start off by pointing out that Austin is a huge Dallas Cowboy fan. And the Cowboys playe... Read more
Day 235 - Four steps backward; Two steps forward
Friday, September 17, 2010      2 comments

Yep, after all of my cheering and smiling over buying size 12 jeans, I get on the scale after this past weekend and I'm up 4 lbs (sighs). So, Ok, I did a little too much celebrating this last weekend. Don't think I went waaaay off the deep en... Read more

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