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Feeling Dumber than Dumb
Well, it's a beautiful day for a Spark Rally! And I'm supposed to be there, at Green Hill Park in Worcester. Note to self: Even if you think you know the way, GET DIRECTIONS!! I can get lost in a paper bag.... proved it today!
I told... Read more
The Dark Gifts
As I was trying to catch up on reading my "Daily Guideposts" devotional this morning (we've been on the West coast for a funeral), I read the one by Brian Doyle for May 26. Coincidentally, that was the day of the funeral for my son-in-law's twi... Read more
Skiing at 65
OK, my sister & a few friends think I'm crazy! (And maybe I am!) But I actually had fun this past weekend. My hubby & I went to Okemo in Vermont with our oldest son & 3 grandchildren. Now, I've done cross-country skiing, but could count on t... Read more
Exercise for today.
Whew! Did bootcamp day 1. My legs feel it, though I thought I was in better shape. Actually, it's not surprising, as I haven't been to Curves since Dec. 17th. Then, thanks to our blowing snow, I spent almost a half-hour shoveling & breaking... Read more
End of Summer
Well, we're back from camp, though we'll be spending some time there through work weekend in mid-September. As usual, summer went by too fast.
It's really starting to hit me that I'm RETIRED! No going back to school next week! I'm lookin... Read more
Well, I'm starting bootcamp! SP has done wonders for me this last year, but my motivation to move and exercise has been somewhat lacking. Guess I figured that keeping up with all our preschoolers was exercise enough. I lost about 25 pounds, b... Read more
Life has a way of beating you down. I love my summers, because I get a chance to spend them in the peace & quiet of our church camp. This year, I've been away more than there. An emergency with our son & family in Maine has me very depressed.... Read more
145 at last!!!
FINALLY this morning I was 145! I'm halfway there! I weigh in on Friday or Saturday, but have been so close I've been checking every morning. Now I can get a new pair of jeans & capri pants, & won't have to keep hiking 'em up! I also can get... Read more
Trouble, but not for long
I'm ALMOST to a goal of 145! Hopefully, by tomorrow's weigh-in I'll make it.
I've been SO close, but refuse to buy new jeans or capris until I reach 145.0 or below. I get close, then go up a pound or so. Maybe this time, I hope, I hope! I ... Read more
Well, it went better than I had hoped. I actually held it together & managed to read my poem without bawling. It helped that my oldest granddaughter, Kaitlin, read a poem she had written, also. She's only 9, but has wisdom beyond her years.
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