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Stress eating - tough to avoid
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      16 comments

Today at work has been so awful. I am in sales. Our phones are not working. I am talking to someone and I get disconnected. Repeatedly. It is so frustrating. I get emails where people say they are trying to call and the phones don’t work. I w... Read more
Another Ghost Hunting Trip Is Booked!
Saturday, June 23, 2018      13 comments

Very exciting news! We were able to book a private ghost hunt at the Rolling Hills Asylum in upstate New York, for the long weekend in August. They have greatly reduced rates for private events on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday nights. Since the... Read more
Waverly Hills Sanitarium Ghost Hunting - SUCCESS!!!
Saturday, May 26, 2018      15 comments

Another visit to Waverly Hills Sanitarium - and it didn't disappoint! If you have never heard of it, it was a TB Hospital and then a nursing home. It has been closed since the 80's and it is considered one of the most haunted locations in the ... Read more
Time to get back on track! Again!
Thursday, April 19, 2018      11 comments

I have been a bit sidetracked on my fitness due to a minor car accident. I am back to it now so time to step it up! While I was mostly in bed hubby was cooking. Or procuring drive thru meals. That has to stop! Today I had some homemade oatm... Read more
Bike repair, farmer's market and swimming!
Saturday, April 07, 2018      12 comments

First stop of the day - bike shop! The guy is going to adjust the seat, the handle bars, replace the chain, add a light and a water bottle holder. All for $50!!! Oh, and he is going to clean and polish it too! And I found a Camelbak Hydratio... Read more
Making better choices with my calories....
Thursday, March 29, 2018      6 comments

So stuck at work again. Same old boring crap for lunch. Drizzling rain so I don’t want to walk anywhere. I was dreading opening the can of tuna and mixing it with spicy mustard. Then having Clif bar with it. Suddenly I got an inspiration! Let... Read more
Blood work blues....
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      9 comments

I had my blood work done in Saturday. Out lab has a secure website that you can login to get your results. The good news is that all my blood work was good for red cell count, white cell count, hemoglobin, hematocrit, etc. It barely scraped t... Read more
Tired of feeling bad & time to get stuff done!
Saturday, March 24, 2018      13 comments

So for about a month I have had a blood work requisition to get done. It is a fasting test, so I have to make sure that I don't eat or drink anything but water after 9 pm or so the night before. I have screwed it up so many times. Just drinki... Read more
Not great news about my knee injury......
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      15 comments

On February 14 (yes, really, Valentine's Day!) I fell down on a marble floor, injuring my knee. I was not able to walk for a couple of days, but I was encouraged when I could put weight on it again. The bruising started to fade and the severe ... Read more
Vacation surprise!
Sunday, January 28, 2018      11 comments

Last weekend we had a disastrous time - canceling our trip to Jamaica and booking a different trip to Mayan Riviera. Due to the Canadian government issuing advisories not to travel to Montego Bay, we wanted to switch destinations. We had to ac... Read more
Vacation Rebook - what a nightmare!
Sunday, January 21, 2018      8 comments

We have been booked to go to Jamaica for several months. Then on Friday things went crazy there and Canadian Government put out travel advisories - don't go there! So, we went to the travel agent and we were able to cancel the trip with Su... Read more
Ghost hunting trip booked!
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      10 comments

I was able to attend a tour at Waverly Hills Sanitarium in Louisville Kentucky last year. I have wanted to go back ever since. We were fortunate enough to get a date of Sunday May 20 or go back. We will be there longer this time and not in a big... Read more
Diet Shake Dilemma!
Thursday, November 16, 2017      21 comments

Since Tuesday I have been trying very hard to stay on the Optifast shakes. I need to use them up and I need to get on track - win/win! Problem - they taste disgusting! Today I had a vanilla shake at breakfast. I just gulped it all back. ... Read more
Ghost hunting trip!
Monday, October 16, 2017      14 comments

I had some great news! Last year I went with 3 other people on a celebrity tour at Waverly Hills Sanitarium in Louisville Kentucky - 10 hour drive, each way. It was phenomenal. I haven't been able to stop thinking about it since then. We saw... Read more
Rocking it today!
Saturday, October 14, 2017      7 comments

Wow! Busy day! I was at the dance studio before 10 am and did 2.5 hours of Zumba & drum fit. Then I went to the pool for 45 minutes of ST with pool weights. Here are my Apple watch stats as of 4 pm: ... Read more

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