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Quick Update
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      5 comments

Hey everyone, Thank you to all of you who have checked in with me. I am starting to get the pain under control. I hope to be more active here soon. I've been logging in daily, but I haven't been tracking food and I have spent way too much t... Read more
Taking a break
Tuesday, August 18, 2020      11 comments

Hey everyone, A lot of you have asked me what's going on. I have been having daily head/face pains for almost a year. They have been getting worse and worse. I was working with my doctor trying to get a diagnosis, but that all slowed d... Read more
MRI day Friday
Saturday, August 15, 2020      4 comments

MRI Day Friday? That's not fun. I thought you were supposed to be having fun... Yes, well, I decided to take the easy rhyme. And actually, the MRI nearly made me laugh out loud. I felt like I was in a pinball machine. What can I say, I am o... Read more
Fursday Thursday
Friday, August 14, 2020      3 comments

I didn't end up doing anything special Thursday for fun. I found out that my brother is really sick. He is waiting for his Covid test result. I am hoping he has the flu. I was pretty bummed most of the day. I did play with my pups quite a b... Read more
Jason Gray Wednesday
Wednesday, August 12, 2020      3 comments

Today's fun is watching Jason Gray and Nichole Nordeman in a virtual concert. I am so, so happy to be able to watch this. www.fmsc.org/feed-our-world-
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Snoozeday Tuesday
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      4 comments

I had hoped to do something fun tonight, but my head hurts. I have been getting frequent headaches since last fall. I'm getting an MRI on Friday. I have taken a lot of pain medicine lately, so my stomach hurts. I'm really tired too, despite havi... Read more
Funday Monday
Monday, August 10, 2020      5 comments

Today's fun activity was to attend a virtual concert. I saw Marc Martel play tonight. In fact, I'm watching and listening right now! Marc is incredible. I've been a fan of his for many years. Ben was casting for an Overwatch tournament, so he mi... Read more
Monday, August 10, 2020      6 comments

It seems a bit indulgent, but I'm going to work on having fun this week. Starting tomorrow (Monday), I'm going to try and do something fun every day for the week. I think I'll get Ben (my son) to help me figure out how to have some fun. He may w... Read more
Goodbye 40 lbs--Again
Monday, July 27, 2020      11 comments

I'm celebrating losing 40lbs. I'm cautiously optimistic, as I have lost 40lbs before but gained some of it back. However, I'm more prepared to get healthy this time around. I have a list of reasons why I want to get healthy. I have a list of rea... Read more
Daily exerciser
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      10 comments

I have recently become a daily exerciser. I now exercise 7 days a week. I haven't had a good exercise habit in many years. Here's my schedule: M, W, F: Cardio and stretching Tu, Th, Sa: Strength and short yoga routine Sunday: Longer gen... Read more
Under 300 lbs--again
Thursday, July 02, 2020      8 comments

I have been checking my weight daily and for the last couple of days, I have been under 300 lbs. (I haven't "officially" weighed in yet, so my ticker hasn't changed.) I'm excited to get back here again. Like many people, I put on the Quarantine ... Read more
Shaking up my exercise routine
Monday, June 29, 2020      3 comments

The Spark Coach program told me to write a blog about shaking up my fitness routine. Well, I haven't had a fitness routine in years. I was just exercising here or there. Last week, I created a new fitness routine for myself, so I think that's en... Read more
2020 Summer 5% Challenge--Before Pictures
Saturday, June 27, 2020      6 comments

I had my son take these pictures before we went for a walk. Wow. They are not flattering! Ha. That's okay. I've never been very photogenic. I also asked him to cut my hair to shoulder length. Well, after his first cut with the scissors, he said... Read more
Moderation vs. Perfection
Thursday, June 18, 2020      2 comments

My assignment in Spark Coaching is to write about where I need to work on moderation versus perfection. For me, that is definitely exercise. I have some health issues, and sometimes a full-blown workout just seems overwhelming. However, most of ... Read more
Bounce back
Monday, June 15, 2020      1 comments

I haven't blogged in months. A lot has gone on since then. Like many people, I have gained some weight since the start of the pandemic. I allowed myself to just throw out my good habits and sit around and be stressed out. Then I started getting ... Read more

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