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Beautiful Weather
Thursday, May 08, 2014      2 comments

Today it is to be in the 70s in Central PA! I am so looking forward to being outside this afternoon watching high school softball in the beautiful weather. It seems that all the softball games I have covered this season, it has been cold and w... Read more
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      5 comments

Since I restarted sparkpeople in March, I have been shrinking. It's true. I've lost weight and inches. I still don't see it but people in my life do. Since March 14th, I've lost 7 lbs. I've lost 3 1/2 inches in my waist and 3 inches ... Read more
Well that was interesting...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      7 comments

Last night I took a yoga class. I was the only person in the class. Having never done yoga before it was good to have personalized instruction. I found out that I'm not very flexible. Some of the positions felt funny at first but as w... Read more
Monday, May 05, 2014      4 comments

So last night I'm on facebook and one of my friends had invited me to like a page. It is for a yoga studio in my town. I'm thinking me, yoga yeah right? Then I read her status from earlier and how yoga has helped her lose 35 lbs and bec... Read more
Ready to get back exercising!
Sunday, May 04, 2014      2 comments

As many of you have read, I haven't been able to workout since last week. I spent most of last week in pain with my knee. I have since gotten a cortisone shot in the knee and am feeling much better. Yesterday, I was able to move some fur... Read more
Awesome Concert!
Saturday, May 03, 2014      2 comments

Last night I went to see Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr in concert! My brother and his girlfriend got me a ticket for my birthday! The show was awesome! I had a great view of the stage. I took lots of pictures. ... Read more
NSVs and pain med injections...
Thursday, May 01, 2014      3 comments

This morning, I got a cortisone injection in my right knee. My doctor felt it was a flare and that it was the best course of action. My last injection was a year ago. He was pleased that I have been exercising and taking the stairs at work. ... Read more
In pain...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      3 comments

I have chondromalacia in my knees. It is softening of the cartilage behind the knee cap. I've had it for years and have been able to deal with the pain from it. This week however, I'm in pain. Being in pain makes working out an issue. It has ... Read more
Change in routine
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      3 comments

I've become routine oriented; so when there is a change in my routine, I feel off balance. Yesterday became my rest day after kayaking and walking for my birthday. I've learned to listen to my body. However today is a different story. I... Read more
Best Birthday!
Sunday, April 27, 2014      6 comments

Today is my birthday! It has been a great day! I went to Sunday School and church this morning as usual. I had "Happy Birthday" sung to me. I enjoyed the service. This afternoon, my brother Ben and I took a picnic lunch to Little Buff... Read more
Crazy day
Saturday, April 26, 2014      2 comments

Most of you know that I typically post a blog bright and early in the morning. It is currently 11:30 pm EST. I'm just getting to write my blog post. Every so often I will start work at 6 am as an EMT. Today happened to be one of those ... Read more
Not happening this morning...
Friday, April 25, 2014      8 comments

I was not in the mood to exercise this morning. Strange, right? My routine is to get up do my 30 minute workout, shower, eat breakfast and head to work. It just didn't happen this morning. I was up at normal time. I could have exercised but... Read more
Thursday, April 24, 2014      5 comments

I try not to complain about being tired but today I am tired. I got 7 hours of sleep. I normally get that much sleep sometimes a little more. I think it seems from being outside last night in the cold and wind for 3 hours at a softball ... Read more
Trying something new...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday, I decided to broaden my food choices and try something new. So I tried cottage cheese with strawberries. I ate only half of the small snack container. I really didn't like it. I know that it is healthy for you but I just didn't ... Read more
Back to the "normal" routine
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      5 comments

This morning, I was back to my "normal" routine of hitting snooze, snuggle time with the cat, 30 minutes of exercise, shower, dress, eat breakfast, spark and then head to work. I like having a routine. I follow my routine on the weekends... Read more

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