CAREN_BLUEJEANS
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Blog update
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      12 comments

1. I got a job. I start January 6. It's close by. It's part time, 29 hours, so they can avoid paying benefits. But it could expand to have benefits next fall. Also, I continue to do freelance work. 2. My depression has lifted (see #1). ... Read more
It's been ages since I blogged- Update question
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      14 comments

Hi Sparkfriends! It's been ages since I blogged about my weight loss journey. I'm not sure where to start updating. 1. I could look back at where I was, physically, mentally, and step-by-step from there 2. Just jump in where I am at t... Read more
I had a job interview!
Friday, September 16, 2016      16 comments

I've been super busy with my freelance business. I did 7 signs and as I was working on them, my client asked me if I did the banner for this conference last year, and if so, could I update it. I said yes, with pleasure. And when that was done, t... Read more
Hamilton Workout
Thursday, September 08, 2016      12 comments

It's raining so I'm not going for a walk. I'll just do a Hamilton Workout dance video, then leg workout & abs. I did a bunch of freelance work yesterday, so I'm sending out invoices today. For next week's interview, I'm studying title IX, and ... Read more
Upper body & crunches
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      9 comments

I took a 30 minute walk today, then did upper body workout & 75 crunches. Back in the day, I did the Abs of Steel video workouts, and they said you can work your abs every day. Has anyone else heard this? I learned to alternate upper body & leg ... Read more
Leg & ab day
Monday, September 05, 2016      8 comments

I did legs & abs today. Already I can do more reps & sets. My strength is returning. Also took a 45 min walk. Funny story, yesterday, before bed I checked my fitbit, and I was only 200 steps away from my 10,000 step/day goal. So I walked a... Read more
Upper body & planks
Saturday, September 03, 2016      7 comments

Like the title says, I did upper body work out & planks today, after my 30 min walk. Let's take a minute to celebrate that I worked out 3 days in a row. I think my depression is lifted.... Read more
Abs & Legs
Friday, September 02, 2016      7 comments

Today I took a 30 minute walk & did abs & legs workout, which was very challenging! I only did 2 reps of abs workout, and only one rep of legs. And I was breathing hard from it. I'm glad I worked out. It's been a long time since I did these exer... Read more
First of the Month, time to take your measurements
Thursday, September 01, 2016      5 comments

Today, I not only took my measurements, I went for a 30 minute walk, and did upper body weight lifting. All thanks to you, my friends, I feel a renewed commitment to getting healthy.... Read more
Pokemon Go
Sunday, July 17, 2016      12 comments

We went out to board game night at the local store. It was fun. I killed at scrabble. Out the window, we noticed tons of kids walking around looking at their phones. They were all playing Pokemon Go. It seriously increased the foot traffic on th... Read more
Back to walking again
Thursday, June 30, 2016      10 comments

It's been a week since my bee sting on my big toe, and I can finally wear socks & sneaks comfortably. I went for a short walk, just 30 minutes, because it began to rain. My freelance business is slowly coming along. Ds17 is getting re... Read more
Bee Sting
Thursday, June 23, 2016      8 comments

I was walking in my back yard in flip flops, picking up sticks that fell from the tree, when I felt a sharp pain in my big toe. I look down & there's a dead bee on my flip flop, and a stinger in my toe. Damn! I took out the stinger & went inside... Read more
Knee update
Saturday, June 11, 2016      8 comments

thank you for the well wishing yesterday! I drove 1 hour to the knee doctor yesterday, and found out that my knee dr isn't covered by my new insurance. Another doctor may be, so I'll look around. I'm not getting my 10,000 steps in daily because ... Read more
Knee Dr today
Friday, June 10, 2016      6 comments

I'm taking better care of myself. I went to the eye dr. My astigmatism was so bad, I have double vision. I ordered glasses & sunglasses online. I'm seeing the knee dr today, to get a shot, and Rx. The Rx is for a anti-inflammatory, a Rx strength... Read more
Lost & Found
Saturday, June 04, 2016      12 comments

I walk 3 miles, every other day: 1.5 miles out, and 1.5 miles back. On my way back today, I found a fitbit on the sidewalk. I felt for mine...it must have fallen off. Even though I didn't know it was missing, I was so grateful to find it. And th... Read more

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