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June progress

Friday, June 20, 2014      0 comments

1/2 way through June and I've been exercising pretty much every day. I've been definitely mixing it up between swimming, aerobics class, elliptical, walking and biking. Muscles ache which is good. Mood goes up and down as I've been down ... Read more

Adding Planks and Eliptical to my program

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      1 comments

My son told me that I need to really work on building up my core. He said PLANKS and SQUATS were key. So I started doing Planks -these are really hard. I can barely do 60 seconds for the first time and 30 seconds for the 2nd. But I figur... Read more

Enjoying retirement

Friday, May 16, 2014      4 comments

Still working out the kinks but am getting in more exercise then I was working and enjoying it. I tried Zumba for the first time. What I learned is I definitely have no rhythm but it was a great work out trying to keep up with everyone. ... Read more

Paducah - not what I expected

Monday, May 05, 2014      7 comments

As I've been quilting for some time now, how could I pass up a visit to the National Quilt Museum in Paducah KY? As the museum opened at 10 we spent the first hour in Paducah walking around the river front. The murals were excellent with a sl... Read more

Hello world - I'm still here and now retired

Monday, April 28, 2014      6 comments

Who knew it was so much work to retire. I was buried the last few months getting ready to retire. Training my replacement, making sure everything was backed up and so many details. Now I don't need to think about this anymore. Wow will I... Read more

Day 51 - another snow storm

Tuesday, February 18, 2014      3 comments

Just got in from my cardio exercise of shoveling snow, clearing the car, and then a short up/down our street. I even got a spin on the snow blower. Man my husband makes it look so easy - even though its self propelled its tough. Either that I... Read more

Day 49 - I love the snow

Sunday, February 16, 2014      5 comments

I see all these postings of people who are tired of the snow and are looking for the warmer weather. I am not on that page. Shoveling now adays are a lot easier then when I was young - my DH mans the snow blower and I shovel the walkway, clear... Read more

Day 48 - Snowing again - nice day to quilt

Saturday, February 15, 2014      2 comments

Watching the Olympics and making trips to my dining room which 2nds as my quilting room. Have been working on a quilt with a lot of pieces and many curves to it. I've got 2 rows done out of 6. I really like the effect. I'm already thinking a... Read more

Day 43 - Great weekend away

Monday, February 10, 2014      3 comments

We spent the weekend at Sugarbush, VT at a car ralley. Had a fantastic time. Even won another weekend (or our choice) to go back. As we're not normally cold weather ducks - I suspect we'll wait until warmer weather. I did brave the cold ... Read more

Day 31 - another night inside

Wednesday, January 29, 2014      2 comments

The cold air is keeping me inside. Although the pool has had 2 days with the new filter, the idea of walking out with damp hair is not enticing to me. I think I'll hit the bike again tonight. Jeopardy and my recumbent bike is becoming a... Read more

Day 30 - Pool was closed need an alternative

Tuesday, January 28, 2014      3 comments

They closed the pool the last 2 days - fixing and cleaning the filter. So hopefully tomorrow is back on the grid. In the meantime its Jeapordy and my recumbent bike. I've become addicted to downloading free books. I love my hard cover bo... Read more

Day 28 - Brisk walk in the winter morning off to baby shower

Sunday, January 26, 2014      3 comments

Ma it was cold out this morning. I did increase my distance a tad though today. It's fascinating to see how long it will take for me to get back to the distances I used to walk (pre-hip surgery). My pace is slower, my distance shorter but I a... Read more

Day 26 - Can I start the day over?

Friday, January 24, 2014      3 comments

Friday - is spend the day with my parents. Today I made Baked Ziti for them for lunch. They loved it - which is good. but I ate too much. Busy day at work and looking forward to a restful weekend - a little quilting and baby shower on ... Read more

Day 22 and 23 - Listen to your body

Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday I got on the scale and it went up slightly .25 pound. I don't count gains/losses during the week as its what happens on monday. But I like to monitor during the week - Just in case. Well - my body was revolting. Although I was ... Read more

Day 21 - Day away to see both kids

Sunday, January 19, 2014      2 comments

Early morning drive to NJ to see DD. We dropped off my grandmother's hope chest (cedar) for her and took her out to lunch. We waited for my son to arrive home from Singapore. Quick dinner at Bone Fish - primarily appetizers and then a dri... Read more


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