Hi, my name is Debi. After smoking for more than 40 years, I quit eleven months ago (11/22/12). I used junk food as a replacement for smoking which made me more tired, more unhealthy, and even more overweight.
I am working on a list of 60 goals I want to achieve (or at least be in the process of) by the time I reach the age of 60. I have one year.
I’m here to work toward accomplishing some of those goals on my way to achieving Sixty by Sixty.
* make healthy eating choices
* be comfortable in my clothes
* feel fit and have more energy
* feel better about myself
* set a good example for my children
* spend more time with my family
Married, and the mother of four grown children, I love to spend my days creating. I love pretty papers, lace, vintage jewelry and millinery. I love Marie Antoinette and French inspired art, mixed media, sewing, and scrapbooking. I am also a blogger. You can find me at www.lifeinmystudio.com.
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| Pounds lost: 6.8
DEBI, where are you????
1205 days ago
Debi, Here it is! The Oneth of the Month
D o your very best
E ncouraging yourself and others
C hanging your negative attitudes
E mbracing choices for a healthy life
M ake this the month we
B elieve in ourselves and Santa
E ven when we are stressed and on edge
R emember that we stand beside each other spreading the spark
Here's hoping you have goals and challenges to meet for yourself in December and you are all set to go!
1208 days ago
Hope you had a great day counting your many, many blessings.
T’was the night of Thanksgiving, but I just couldn’t sleep. I tried counting backwards, I tried counting sheep.
The leftovers beckoned, the dark meat and white.
But I fought the temptation, with all of my might.
Tossing and turning, with anticipation. The thought of a snack became infatuation.
So I raced to the kitchen, flung open the door, and gazed at the fridge, full of goodies galore.
I gobbled up turkey, and buttered potatoes, pickles and carrots, beans and tomatoes.
I felt myself swelling, so plump and so round, ‘til all of a sudden, I rose off the ground.
I crashed through the ceiling, floating into the sky,
With a mouthful of stuffing and a handful of pie.
But I managed to yell as I soared past the trees
Happy eating to all, pass the cranberries, please!!
Hope you had a wonderful day!!
1210 days ago
Debi, Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
T for time to be together, turkey, talk and autumn weather.
H for harvest stored away, home and hearth and holiday.
A for autumn’s frosty art and abundance in the heart.
N for neighbors and November, nice things, new things to remember.
K for kitchen, kettle’s croon, kith and kin expected soon.
S for sizzles, sights and sounds, something special that abounds.
That spells THANKS – for joy in living! And a jolly good Thanksgiving!
I'm so very grateful to be on this journey with you!
1212 days ago
Debi, thank you so much for my Sparkgoodie. I love the cornucopia! And I love having you as my friend!
1213 days ago