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Busy Two Weeks
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      9 comments

It is hard to believe that I haven't blogged for two weeks. So much has happened. First, my husband and I went on a mini-vacation (3 days) up to Estes Park, CO. We stayed at Valhalla where we spent our honeymoon. Friday morning we went in... Read more
VACATION & Quilt top picture
Thursday, April 25, 2013      16 comments

I am excited. We are planning a short vacation. This will be the first "vacation" I have had since July 2011. We will go up to Estes Park and stay where we honeymooned almost 34 years ago. It will be nice to get away, relax, take hikes and j... Read more
Quilting Day
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      2 comments

I didn't sleep very well last night and there was still snow out. So I didn't get up to take a walk. I decided that this would be a rest day. I spent most of the day working on a quilt. I got it cut out and almost totally pieced. I se... Read more
Think It Over
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      5 comments

We had about 4-6 inches of snow this morning, so I didn't go for a walk, instead I shoveled the driveway. I was going to do an exercise DVD later on, but forgot. I didn't go to the gym. I am trying to rest a little since I have achilles tendo... Read more
Treadmill...Dead
Monday, April 22, 2013      4 comments

Sunday morning I went to walk on the treadmill -- it would not turn on. It finally gave up the ghost. I knew this day would come as it has been dying. I am going to be looking to replace it someday. Since it was nice I took a mile walk o... Read more
3K Sleepover
Friday, April 19, 2013      4 comments

The 3K's (my granddaughters' nicknames as their first names all start with a K) are here again for a sleepover. They were so excited to come to grandma's that they wouldn't take a nap this afternoon, so their Mama brought them over @3:30. We h... Read more
Thursday
Thursday, April 18, 2013      1 comments

I went to bed early last night so I could get up at 6:00 and walked on the treadmill for @30 min. After lunch I was tired, but I decided to go ahead and work on getting the baby quilt loaded onto the frame. I worked for an hour, then I decide... Read more
Discouragement to Encouragement
Wednesday, April 17, 2013      4 comments

I was very tired today and a little down and just couldn't focus on my goals. I didn't get up early this morning to exercise. I have to get up half hour earlier now because the new kids come at 7:15. I used to exercise until 7:30 now I need t... Read more
Injured
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      13 comments

I went to the doctor this morning for a follow-up on my thyroid. He did a blood draw to check my levels. I still have been tired, so we talked about the sleep study I had done. He said I had mild sleep apnea. Even mild sleep apnea can cause... Read more
Crazy Weekend
Monday, April 15, 2013      6 comments

The weekend went crazy. Sat I prepared for our home church being here at our house and for my daughter's baby shower. Sunday was busy with church & the shower. I also had a daycare interview after the shower. I started 2 new kids today. ... Read more
Three Workouts
Friday, April 12, 2013      8 comments

I had a busy day even though the band canceled for tonight. I still had to remake all the beds. I had my grandson overnight and he woke up early, so I was only able to get 30 min on the treadmill this morning. So, this afternoon I walked ... Read more
Band
Thursday, April 11, 2013      5 comments

We had a 5 member band stay with us last night. They got in @1:00 and slept until @11:00. I fixed breakfast for them and they left @1:00. Then I started washing sheets and towels to get ready for another band coming in Friday night. Ton... Read more
Catching Up
Thursday, April 11, 2013      7 comments

The has been a busy week... Monday, I had my granddaughters until 11:00pm. We made cookies. I sent half of the cookies home with them. The others are for my husband & daycare kids. It has been tough, but I have only allowed myself a couple... Read more
Daily Quote
Friday, April 05, 2013      6 comments

Quote of the Day from Made to Crave... --"Each time I craved something I knew wasn't part of the plan. I used that craving as a prompt to pray." --"This journey will require you to make tough sacrifices, but I've come to look at this proces... Read more
It is easier to make excuses than changes
Thursday, April 04, 2013      6 comments

Today was a strength rest day. However, I still walked on the treadmill to get my last chance workout in before my weigh-in for the Biggest Loser Spring Melt Off. It paid off - I lost .25 pound. Not much, but great in my eyes because I lost t... Read more

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