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One Year Sparkversary
Thursday, October 07, 2010      15 comments

Today marks one year on being on SparkPeople. I have made many friends and am grateful for all the support and encouragement. As I look back at where I started I haven't lost a lot of weight. My start weight was 245 and I am now at 241.75. I... Read more
Cleaning Day
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      8 comments

Today was nice -- I ended up not having any daycare kids. So, I thoroughly cleaned the kitchen -- needed it after 2 months of canning!! I exercised in the morning. I carried all the jars of jams downstairs to the pantry and organized -- more ... Read more
WooHoo and Routine Off
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      4 comments

I finished canning all the fruit today. I haven't done the tally yet -- will do that tomorrow. My routine was messed up this morning. I had another daycare child today and one came early. So I wasn't able to exercise until late afternoon an... Read more
Apples Done!
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      12 comments

I finished coring, peeling and slicing all the apples today. Tomorrow I will make apple butter. My feet are just killing me and it is after 10:00 so I will do my knee physical therapy tomorrow. This morning I was tired and I didn't real... Read more
Sunday, October 03, 2010      8 comments

Today was a good day. I was able to put up 5 bags of apples ea = 1 apple pie. Hopefully tomorrow I will be able to finish the apples. This afternoon I had my granddaughter while her parents went to a wedding. She slept most of the time. Whe... Read more
Computer problems & Super Busy
Sunday, October 03, 2010      8 comments

Friday I was unable to blog because I try to do it at the end of the day just before I go to bed, that way I can check off my goals. Well... my husband was working on something on the computer and "broke" it. He had to run a fix program and th... Read more
Thursday, September 30, 2010      12 comments

Today I made Peach Pit Jelly - 15 pts. I also started to reorganize my pantry to put the canned peaches in. Tonight my granddaughter is here and we are having fun playing. 1. Stay within calorie limit--track EVERYTHING on SP ... Read more
Apples & Pears
Thursday, September 30, 2010      11 comments

Today I finished the 2nd box of apples - and put in the freezer. I also worked up the box of pears. I am getting tired of working on fruit as that is all that I seem to be doing. I have the biggest cooler of apples yet to do. One thing (... Read more
Lost .75!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      15 comments

I lost .75 ;bs at TOPS tonight. Not much but every little bit counts! 1. Stay within calorie limit--track EVERYTHING on SP ... Read more
Doctor's Report
Monday, September 27, 2010      22 comments

I had my 8 week after surgery check-up for my knee. The doctor was pleased about the progress and how well I'm doing. He wants me to continue to do the strength exercises, but now every other day instead of everyday. He said that it will prob... Read more
2nd Day
Sunday, September 26, 2010      12 comments

Today was Sunday and more of a rest day. We also went to see Oliver! at a Dinner Theater. I had a real light breakfast and so far have stayed within my calorie limit. I didn't do any exercise today because of being in the car for3.5 hours (t... Read more
Back to blogging
Saturday, September 25, 2010      13 comments

I haven't blogged for a month now. It has been extremely busy with the bumper crop of fruit! I have been working on fruit almost everyday. But, now that the Fall 5% Challenge has started today and with it is a blogging challenge -- I'm back! ... Read more
Discouraged Yet Trying to Stay Focused
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      18 comments

I weighed in last night at TOPS. I had a 3.25 lb gain. I know I just had surgery and haven't been able to exercise like I wanted, but it is still discouraging. Mainly because I am now almost to what I was at the beginning of the year. I do s... Read more
30 + No Crutch!
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      9 comments

Today I did 30 reps of each exercise in my first physical therapy session. And yesterday, I didn't use the crutch at all! My knee is still a little swollen and I do take it easy, but I feel stronger each day. Tonight I am even going t... Read more
Sunday, August 22, 2010      13 comments

Today I increased each exercise I do for physical therapy by 5. The doctor started me out doing 20 reps 3x's a day. Then he wanted me to work toward 30 reps, then 50 reps and finally 100 reps. My goal this week is to do the 30 reps and the fo... Read more

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