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Today is an awesome day!
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      8 comments

Today I had my every 90-day checkup at our medical office. They check my cholesterol which was well into the healthy range at 168 down from the 203 in January. My blood pressure was quite low at 96/60 and they do a Tanita scale that checks your ... Read more
Yesterday I really blew it but I'm back on track today
Wednesday, July 05, 2017      5 comments

There is something about summer, long weekends and great food that makes me lose resolve and completely overdo. Our weather has been awesome, I had last Friday, Monday, and Tuesday off from work and of course, we HAD to have the great American B... Read more
Today I've just got the slows
Friday, June 30, 2017      5 comments

So far I only have 4000 steps today. I had lunch with my son which was nice at Oren's hummus. It was quite good but pretty fatttening. Today may be a problem.... Read more
Maybe I'm just jealous
Monday, June 26, 2017      5 comments

The prevailing comment around here is that Tech companies create arrogant employees. My aerospace company is surrounded by Yahoo, Google, Amazon, Go-Daddy, Net App, HP, and a few you probably haven't heard of. It seems like all of these employee... Read more
Today I'm exhausted
Wednesday, June 21, 2017      5 comments

Many years ago we lived in Yuma Az, wherein March they would start counting for the Century Day (which is the 100th straight Day that the temperature went over 100). I can remember when I felt I needed a sweater at night since it got down to 85.... Read more
My walk today
Tuesday, June 20, 2017      9 comments

I take a brisk walk every day during lunch M-F. I'm kind of limited where I can go but I'm lucky to have interesting choices. I often walk on the SF Bay trail and I can see lots of birds and be surrounding by the Bay on the one sides and a flood... Read more
What a day yesterday
Thursday, June 15, 2017      7 comments

Yesterday we went out with friends. The four of us have season tickets for the musicals that are shown in San Francisco. We initially bought them so we would be able to see Hamilton when it came around. It was awesome and very well worth getting... Read more
I love my walks
Thursday, June 08, 2017      6 comments

Every day I try to spend about 90 minutes walking. 10 minutes in the morning walking the 3/4 of a mile walk from my car to my office. An hour to 75-minute walk at lunch time and the 3/4 mile walk back to my car. It usually adds up to about 12,00... Read more
Summer 5% challenge
Tuesday, June 06, 2017      6 comments

Very soon we will be starting the Summer version of the 5% challenge. It doesn't really have much to do with losing 5% of your current weight but it is a chance to get some self-instilled accountability because you have to enter your weight loss... Read more
Best Grandma Day
Sunday, June 04, 2017      8 comments

Today was a gorgeous day. It was hot but there was a great breeze coming from the Bay. My younger son, Jeff has a good friend whose daughter plays volleyball. Their team was selling As tickets as a fund raiser so he bought some and invited us to... Read more
Beautiful day at our vacation house
Sunday, May 28, 2017      15 comments

We had breakfast out as we usually do on Saturday. Then drive up to our place in the mountains. We thought we'd miss the traffic by leaving on Saturday but we were very wrong. The trip usually takes 2 1/2 hours took 4 hours. Traffic was brutal. ... Read more
My Tummy
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      12 comments

It looks like I have succumbed to diverticulitis. My poor tummy is almost always in heartburn mode. Tomorrow I start prepping for that dreaded diagnostic tool that internists use and Friday I will poked and prodded. I have spent this past year i... Read more
Yesterday was the greatest
Thursday, May 18, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday, my girlfriend Naomi and her husband David picked up my DH, Mike and I and we drove up to San Francisco to see Hamilton. It was so... Read more
Slow cooker
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      7 comments

For the first time in a long time, I got it together to use my slow cooker. We had Ginger Orange Pork Roast. The recipe is from my Make it Fast, Cook it Slow cookbook. It was Pork with jerk seasoning, garlic, ginger, mandarin oranges, some lefto... Read more
Today has been a good spark day
Friday, May 12, 2017      13 comments

So far I am well with my calorie count I had a great walk of over 10,000 steps. It was really windy but a beautiful day I have had no negative self talk at all today My son and grandson are on the way to my house to celebrate mother's day.... Read more

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