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back to the future

Monday, August 10, 2015      0 comments

Or at least my future by going to the gym. Was nice having some time off but nice to stretch my legs etc.... Read more


Saturday, June 13, 2015      2 comments

1 mile treadmill @ 30 min, .5 mile @ 5 min, 15 shoulder press @ 10 lbs. Lightweight but better than nothing. Followed up later w planting and watering about half dozen plants. Puts me at 5,000 steps over my 10,000.... Read more

walking into gym

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      2 comments

...irritatingly nerve-wracking ... Read more


Saturday, May 18, 2013      2 comments

Nice day for the most part. Main computer got a nasty Trojan and had to spend part of my valuable Saturday off trying to fix. Hey hackers, get a d*mn girlfriend! Seriously dudes, get a life. Out in the yard, workin on bits and pieces. N... Read more


Saturday, May 04, 2013      0 comments

Went out to local Jeep Blessing today. More people than last year, well over 1K vehicles there and quite a few Cherokee's. :) Did (rode along) 2 course runs, only needed tow once. Should have some interesting footage of the front of vehicle... Read more


Tuesday, April 23, 2013      0 comments

Still on the wagon so to speak. Little itty losses this last couple weeks but it means maybe I'm finding the right balance. Glad the snow is nearly gone, makes it easier to get out and do things. Actually got up recently and drove to the civi... Read more


Wednesday, March 27, 2013      0 comments

Hoping I was going down this Monday but alas, up 4 lbs. I totally chose to overdo my weekend eating and I shouldn't have been surprised. At the least, my waist measurement went down 1". I'll take what I can get :) So earlier this week ha... Read more


Monday, March 18, 2013      0 comments

Have decided to weigh in only every other week, alternating measurements on the other days. 2 pounds down since last weigh. Below 300 now (ok, if only by a smidge). Still, it's reassuring to see the steps work if I work them. Bottom line tho,... Read more


Friday, March 15, 2013      0 comments

Aww, I missed blogging on PI day :) I'm struggling today after a bad hunger day yesterday. I've been getting up about 2 hours earlier than normal for the last weekish so I could get more stuff done and exercise. I've alternated strength ... Read more


Wednesday, March 13, 2013      2 comments

There's a cool date, almost imposing. Hubby and I have some old friends who are also big people. Very big, but good people. We go out every so often, waiting while they struggle to walk from their car to the restaurant table. It's hard not to... Read more


Monday, February 25, 2013      0 comments

Had a slight computer malfunction, now on a brand new laptop with win8. OMG. Call me an old dog but darn it gets tiring learning new OS's. This will be my 8th operating system to learn. Yah, I've been using computers since the early days. ... Read more


Wednesday, February 20, 2013      1 comments

A typical Wednesday, morning phone meeting with the team at work. A few minutes in I realized my temper was up. I don't always realize when I'm angry, nor do I always understand why. Anger does seem to be one of my primary emotions. Years ago... Read more


Monday, February 18, 2013      1 comments

Have been trying to loose weight on and off for, well decades at this point. I got down to 270 at one point about 5 years ago, loosing 70 lbs on my own through lots of walking and just a little self control. Unfortunately life happened, illnes... Read more

Say Cheese!

Tuesday, March 08, 2011      0 comments

Or don't rather. For years I've been working on the loosing weight thing, both with exercise and trying to change my eating habits. The one thing I used to swear was that I'd give up chocolate (not my big thing either), or any other food item... Read more

I know it takes time

Sunday, January 23, 2011      1 comments

But it is a little frustrating to do everything as I should for a week, walking an average of 45 minutes a day, keeping calories to 1500 a day, etc. and not see even a tiny bit of weight move. Always the hardest part, feeling like all the work ... Read more

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