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115 Pound Loss and a Request for Prayers!
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      9 comments

This has been an exciting last few days! I am happy to report that, as of last Friday, I have lost 115 lbs on this part of my journey (from July 31st, 2012 to present) and a total of 177 lbs overall (since March, 2011). It boggles my mind lookin... Read more
The Day
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      4 comments

Had an awesome day! Bathed Menehune (my special needs kitty), was able to get some personal business taken care of in the morning, met some gorgeous horses, connected with a dear friend to make some work-out/pool dates, worked out for a couple o... Read more
Had a Wonderful, Pain-Free Day!
Sunday, July 14, 2013      3 comments

I had the honor of going to a water and amusement park with some great people today. I even remembered sunscreen and only managed to get a pink face. The real bonus of the day was that I was able to walk the entire length, breadth, and dept... Read more
Nursing my hip today.
Saturday, July 13, 2013      4 comments

I was jogging with my trainer yesterday when I suddenly had a crunching, tearing sensation in my left hip. While there was no pain, the joint felt really loose compared to what it normally does, and I suddenly had a whole lot more flexibility in... Read more
Funny Friday
Saturday, July 13, 2013      1 comments

Had an interesting day full of all sorts of twists and turns. Learned some yoga, got to take an unplanned trip to Poulsbo to assist a dear friend with the acquisition of a portable dishwasher (which the two of us successfully hurked into the bac... Read more
A New Total and the Gift of Being of Service
Thursday, July 11, 2013      3 comments

I want to start my blog today with the news that, as of this morning, I have lost 114 pounds! I was really blessed, stunned, and pleased as all-get-out when I got on the scale. I had not expected such a big jump in total, but am very grateful fo... Read more
Thursday, July 11, 2013      3 comments

Had a really wonderful day! My students worked hard and accomplished quite a bit. I then spent a couple of hours working out and then relaxing at the Y before attending the Deep Water Fitness class with my friend Sandi, where we worked our butts... Read more
Going to Be a Busy Day!
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      1 comments

Today is going to be packed with activity. This morning I am teaching summer school until noon. Then I travel 15 miles south to tutor a very worthy young man for 2 hours. After that, I hit the YMCA in the same town for my workout for the day unt... Read more
Tuesday, July 09, 2013      1 comments

Had a really good day today! It started with an adventure to Port Gamble (where I have never been before) to have lunch with a former colleague (whom I am please to now call "friend"), had a good workout at the gym, and then attended my awesome ... Read more
Much Better Day!
Sunday, July 07, 2013      4 comments

I have recovered from my horrible day Friday and, after taking a highly advised (and lovingly encouraged by my SparkFriends) day off, I was able to accomplish a great deal today. I did really well with my Get Up - Get Dirty Core Strength Trainin... Read more
Rough Day Yesterday
Saturday, July 06, 2013      7 comments

As the header says, it was a pretty rough day yesterday. I ended up with another stomach blockage and was unable to keep down anything for about 22 hours. Of course, that means anything I tried to put in came back with a vengeance. That, ho... Read more
A Quiet 4th of July
Thursday, July 04, 2013      2 comments

Since I celebrated our nation's independence last night, I am spending a (relatively) quiet evening keeping my animals company as the neighborhood lets off fireworks in their own celebrations. What that means is that I will stay home and watch d... Read more
Going to Poulsbo Tonight
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      0 comments

Every year while my husband was alive, we went to the 3rd of July Festival in Poulsbo, WA (about 30 miles from where I live). Since my husband passed 4-and-a-half years ago, I have brought new friends and acquaintances to this neat little Scandi... Read more
Summer School Day 3 is in the Can
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      2 comments

It was a very active day working with the kids during summer school. It was also a really good day getting thing together. After school, I had the pleasure of having lunch with a dear friend and her lovely grandmother. It was a great time a... Read more
Active Monday
Tuesday, July 02, 2013      0 comments

Surprisingly enough, I slept about 10 hours last night. I must have needed it, but when I woke up, I was more than ready for the gym. I got to the Y about 2:30 PM and went through an entire workout and even managed to get 3 sets of 5 assist... Read more

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