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Day 4 of Daily Reporting
Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

I tracked all my food yesterday, Calories Eaten 1,209 BMR* 1,560 Exercise 0 Total Burned 1,560 Differential -351 The above calorie information is cut and pasted from the SP calorie differential reports. Gl... Read more
Day 3 of Daily Reporting
Sunday, September 25, 2011      6 comments

I tracked all my food yesterday, Eaten 1,282 BMR* 1,560 Exercise 0 Total Burned 1,560 Differential -278 The above calorie information is cut and pasted from the SP calorie differential reports. Glasses of water... Read more
Day 2 of Daily Reporting
Saturday, September 24, 2011      10 comments

I tracked all my food yesterday, Calories Eaten 1,404 BMR* 1,560 Exercise 58 Total Burned 1,618 Differential -214 The above calorie information is cut and pasted from the SP calorie differential reports. Glas... Read more
Day 1 of Daily Reporting
Friday, September 23, 2011      12 comments

I tracked all my food yesterday, Calories Eaten 1,273 BMR* 1,580 Exercise 117 Total Burned 1,697 Differential -424 The above calorie information is cut and pasted from the SP calorie differential reports. Glas... Read more
The perfect time to start is NOW!!
Thursday, September 22, 2011      18 comments

After months of feeling "out of it" and dealing with my father's declining health and finally his passing last week, I'm ready to set the RESET button. I managed to gain 17 pounds since I first went down to Tennessee last mid May. At tha... Read more
My Father's Passing...
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      41 comments

My dad died 5 days ago on Thursday morning. My brother and mom were with him when he died and they both said that he died very peacefully. He had Lewy Body Dementia for the past seven years. His decline was very gradual except for the end. H... Read more
Here's my Google Doc 8 week meal plan
Friday, September 09, 2011      14 comments

Yesterday I blogged about my 8 week meal plan that I set up using a Google doc. I had a lot of requests to see the actual doc, so I've opened it up to sharing (view only) to anyone that has the link. Here's the link. docs.google.co... Read more
Meal planning...8 (or more) weeks at a time!
Thursday, September 08, 2011      17 comments

About a month ago, when I got back from Tennessee, I decided to try to use up the food I had stocked up in the pantry. I created a Google doc and planned out one week, and another, and another..... using mostly foods that I had in the freezer o... Read more
Feeling a little teary eyed today
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      36 comments

Warning...this is a bummer blog... I just got off the phone with my SIL who has been caring for my Dad down in Tennessee for almost a month now. She said that my Dad has lost a lot of weight since I left last month and is going down hill v... Read more
Fun at the Corn Maze
Monday, September 05, 2011      18 comments

DH and I went to "The World's Largest Corn Maze" yesterday in Northern Illinois. Here's what it looked like. Is that cool or what! We spent about 3 1/2 hours walki... Read more
Off to the "World's Largest Corn Maze"
Sunday, September 04, 2011      16 comments

We're off to breakfast with my husband's sister and then onto "The World's Largest Corn Maze" richardsonadventurefarm.
com/index.htm My SIL's husband died unexpectedly over the summer while I was in Tennessee. I have... Read more
Chicago Botanic Gardens and my own little herb garden
Thursday, September 01, 2011      12 comments

Since DH and I have gotten back from Tennessee, we have been making a point to do something "special" each weekend just for fun. Last weekend we went to the Chicago Botanic Gardens. I love going there. They are actually about 30 miles north o... Read more
The Sparkpeople 5k Training Programs
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      13 comments

As part of getting back into regularly scheduled exercise now that we're back in Illinois, hubby and I have been following the Sparkpeople 5k walking training program. We could have just gotten out the first day and walked a 5k, but DH sprained... Read more
Found a doctor for my shoulder...wedding plans
Thursday, August 18, 2011      22 comments

Yesterday, I wrote about needing to go to the doctor for my shoulder pain. I got great advice from people here and on Facebook. I've found a doctor that sounds perfect and have an appointment all set up to go. I'm thinking PT will be the firs... Read more
I think I have a rotator cuff injury....;(
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      16 comments

Now that my life is back to "normal", it's time to address a nagging problem I've had for the since I first went down to Tennessee in mid-May. I can't lift my right arm without pain in my shoulder or put my hand behind my back. There are a lot... Read more

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