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Wet and waiting
Friday, July 15, 2011      1 comments

Well, so far no games due to the rain. However, I made good use of the time and ran the stairs at the hotel. I also did some upper body exercises and a core workout. Well, we are off to the fields. Hopefully, wins are in the cards! ... Read more
Heading North
Thursday, July 14, 2011      1 comments

This will be short and sweet. We are heading north for a soccer tournament in MN and on to the great U.P. of Michigan! Perfect timing to leave the Midwest as it is going to be HOT starting tomorrow through next week. Close to 100 degrees with... Read more
Reality Check
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      1 comments

Ok I'll admit, I've been cocky. I've felt good in my skin and I'm proud of my progress. My weight maintenance has been going well, so I've been feeling pretty darn good about myself. I've been walking everyday and I walk at a pretty good clip... Read more
Happy Night
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

I'm very happy tonight. My oldest is home from visiting her friend out of state for nine days. It was her first trip solo and she flew in a plane for the first time. (The last time she doesn't remember since she was only 9 months old.) ... Read more
It's hot!
Monday, July 11, 2011      1 comments

Whew! A big storm came through last night and we were without power for over 14 hours. It was hot! Despite the heat, the family and I helped clean up downed tree limbs. We pulled the large limbs to the curb, picked up sticks, and raked... Read more
Woo Hoo
Sunday, July 10, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday's blog was a "downer." Today's is full of excitement and success. I just got done watching the USA vs. Brazil quarter finals game. You talk about determination. For those of you not soccer fans, just do your best. The USA p... Read more
Saturday, July 09, 2011      3 comments

As some of you know, I'm married with four kids. Well, my oldest is visiting her best friend, my second is having an overnight with her barn buddies, and my third is spending the night at a friends so the friend doesn't have to endure his littl... Read more
Sweaty and loving it!
Friday, July 08, 2011      1 comments

After I weighed in this morning I headed up to the barn. I then did "barn work" for 90 minutes. I love this kind of workout. I lift full water buckets, scoop poop and push full wheelbarrows. It's a great workout. I think that may be th... Read more
Thursday, July 07, 2011      0 comments

Today was a day of contentment. My younger three kids and I volunteered for four hours at a "neighbor" church helping with their summer program. For the last hour my dog therapy group came in so the kids could read to the dogs. All of the kid... Read more
I left the car in the garage!
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      1 comments

I met some friends for lunch today. I worked with them last summer, but decided this summer I'd spend more time with the kids. Well today I got this crazy idea....I'd walk to the restaurant. Now before I mislead anyone, the restaurant i... Read more
Wet and laughing
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      2 comments

I have four kids ages 11-16. The oldest two are girls and the younger two are boys. (I know you could have figured that out!) Anyway, I needed to run to the grocery store for some corn on the cob and my oldest son said he'd walk with me. Yes,... Read more
Freedom and Choices
Monday, July 04, 2011      0 comments

I was reflecting on what today's holiday means. It's freedom! We usually think of the freedoms of our nation...The Declaration of Independence, our nation's birthday, the men and women fighting to maintain our freedom and help other's to find ... Read more
A Good Tired
Saturday, July 02, 2011      0 comments

I didn't work out in the traditional sense of the word today. But, I really worked out in the "everyday life" way. I cleaned our stall, then decided to clean our other horse's water tank. It was fairly easy to clean. The second tank to... Read more
Second day soreness
Friday, July 01, 2011      2 comments

I last blogged about my bike riding and a comment from Onekidsmom, really brought an issue to my attention. I'm in fairly good shape for my age. I can't run a 5k, nor do I want to. My favorite part of running is the stopping. However, I ... Read more
A "new" first.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      3 comments

Ok, do you remember when you were younger and carefree? Do you remember spending time outdoors doing anything and everything? Do you remember putting miles on your bike each day and thinking nothing of it? Well, last night I rode my bike ... Read more

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