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morning of joy
Sunday, April 14, 2013      2 comments

Determined to rejoice throughout this day Determined to be thankful throughout this day There are so many ways to do these things. I'm thankful for my morning run. Got to see 5 people, 3 dogs, 1 biker......even at the early hour. ... Read more
Ran 4 on paths of gold
Thursday, April 11, 2013      2 comments

Today I did 4 miles. This is the first time in I can't remember how long. The funny thing is that when I went past my usual turn around spot I started feeling a bit anxious. That was weird. But I ran through it to the other side of the fear and ... Read more
today the green begins to win!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      2 comments

Morning run/walk. Think I might have overdone it a bit yesterday. BUT everyday is new at this sweet time of year. The creeping green begins to dominate. The Joy Is In The Journey and you may quote me on that. So often I'm looking to the fut... Read more
headed out and went farther on a whim
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      2 comments

An early day since I have to go to work. I headed out on my usual run and as I got to the turn around point I just kept going. Granted I only added about .4 mile but hey, that is .4. I used to do this and a bit more every day but shortened it wh... Read more
late start and just walked but then mowed to make up for it.
Monday, April 08, 2013      4 comments

I love being off Mondays. It gives me a day to take it easy. Like today, I knew I had planned to do a bit of mowing, so I casually walked the poochies much later than usual. Also, I was thinking of all the biking and running from yesterday and p... Read more
Ran 3.3 and biked 9
Sunday, April 07, 2013      2 comments

Set my clock early enough to do morning run and still get to church in time to set up for communion, aka the meal that heals. After service dh and I biked to the bridge over the belt line by the art museum on the lovely House Trail. Just about d... Read more
incredibly beautiful day despite dropping cell phone in sink
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      3 comments

A cell phone is a handy tool. I have my Spark app that can scan most any food bar code. However, dropping mine in the sink today---------yes, it was an accident, has allowed me to NOT be hooked up to the little machine. I'm happily un... Read more
another day, another run
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      3 comments

Spring is amazing. I'm loving seeing all the little green leaves. And all these colorful trees! And, finally, I feel like I'm getting the hang of daylight savings time. May I just say, "YUCK!" to messing with my sleeping and waking. I wonde... Read more
new use for muscadines.........woo hoo!
Monday, April 01, 2013      5 comments

down at the beach for Palm Sunday and stopped by Port City Java. They have a new muscadine smoothie with nothing but muscadines and apple juice. Hmm, I'm thinking about the 9 gallons of muscadines in my freezer........... So, my new morning... Read more
surgery was PERFECT. I'm pooped.
Thursday, February 28, 2013      6 comments

Baby girl came through with what has to be considered flying colors. Thanks for all the Spark prayers, y'all. Her nerve block is still wearing off so her pain has been much less than when I had my ACL repaired many years, I think the... Read more
doctor report from yesterday....thyroid increased! surg tomorrow.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      5 comments

I did share with my doctor the relationship that I had found regarding elevated TSH and hypertension...there is much out there especially about subclinical hypothyroidism in women in their 50s. VERY INTERESTING! Having a low thyroid (an e... Read more
back for thyroid check today. BLOOD PRESSURE HAS NORMALIZED!
Monday, February 25, 2013      6 comments

Okay, here is the thing. I just couldn't figure out why being on thyroid has normalized my blood pressure so I went web searching on pubmed to find the answers. Well, it seems that when thyroid is low and metabolism is then low, blood pools cent... Read more
heading into Friday loaded with beets and other root veggies
Friday, February 15, 2013      5 comments

I plan to roast a bunch of veggies today. The biggest time is the prep so I'll prep LOTS and roast a couple of pans full. One day at a time........That is all we need and that is all we get. Thank goodness.... Read more
Ash Wednesday, my Lent plans
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      4 comments

Today is Ash Wednesday and one of my favorite days in the Church calendar because of the beauty and significance of the service.... If you have never been to one then try it! So my Lenten plans are to: feast fast be thankful F... Read more
looking at Lent... challenge!
Monday, February 11, 2013      1 comments

Tomorrow is Mardigras, but I have no king cake although I know there are stores even up here that carry them. Don't need all that sugar rush. Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. I'm looking forward to that cross of ash on my forehead, followed by ... Read more

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