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Road Trip

Saturday, May 30, 2015      9 comments

We arrived home Thursday evening after spending 2 nights/1 day in Bend, Oregon, at our timeshare resort. We spent 3+ hours at the High Desert Museum in Bend Wednesday morning. I really enjoyed the animal exhibits! I weighed myself Friday morning... Read more

And The Fun Continues!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      12 comments

So, just when I started feeling better after dealing with flu symptoms for over 2 weeks, my husband & I are hit by the stomach flu (IE FOOD POISONING!). For me, it was relatively mild but a nuisance, nonetheless. My poor husband was hit hard!! T... Read more

Keeping it Off

Saturday, May 16, 2015      17 comments

I was fortunate to lose almost 3 lbs while sick with the flu recently. My challenge now is to keep those pounds from creeping back. So far, so good. emoticonRead more

When it Rains, It Pours!

Thursday, May 07, 2015      4 comments

So, I've been dealing with the flu bug for over a week now. It just seems to linger on & on. A few days ago, I noticed that my right ankle was swollen, sore, and painful when I walked. This is an old fracture injury that flares up now & again. T... Read more

Sneak Attack

Saturday, May 02, 2015      11 comments

I've been sick with the flu this week. For the past several years (5?), I've been faithful about getting my flu shot with good results. Well, this year, the vaccine didn't target the prevalent virus, and, I was lucky enough to be selected for a ... Read more

Self Awareness

Saturday, April 25, 2015      10 comments

Well, I didn't make it through Vegan Week, but, truthfully, I'm ok with that. I'm beginning to understand my nutritional needs better and that's a good thing. I'm still basically not a meat eater. I do enjoy meat occasionally, though, (in small ... Read more

Vegan Week

Friday, April 17, 2015      5 comments

Vegan Week, sponsored by Compassion over Killing, is fast approaching and I will be participating again this year. Last year, I avoided meat for over 5 weeks! I now consider myself a Flexitarian. I eat meat, but only small portions and not at ev... Read more

An Easter Blessing

Monday, April 06, 2015      7 comments

So, I'm on my way! I made it through Easter with no weight gain! Now, the next challenge is my Birthday this Thursday and then a get away weekend in McCall. emotico... <a href=Read more

My Feelings

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      14 comments

This is so beautifully stated and expresses why I love animals! • via Animals Australia • Because they bring us joy. Because they are at our mercy. Because they teach us kindness. And compassion. And understanding. Because t... Read more

Big Challenges Ahead

Saturday, March 28, 2015      12 comments

So , the Spring 5% Challenge begins April 4th, followed the next day by Easter, then my 65th Birthday on April 9th, and finally, an out of town trip to McCall on the 12th to celebrate my Birthday which will include a BBQ. Wish me Luck!! Read more

Spring 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment!

Saturday, March 21, 2015      6 comments

My Commitment : 30-45 Minutes 5x/Week Stationary Bike: 10-15 Minutes Stretching: 5-10 Minutes Walking: 15-20 Minutes emoticonRead more

"Pi Day"

Saturday, March 14, 2015      6 comments

My hubby & I decided that we needed to celebrate Pi today by eating pie. So, we went to Sherri's restaurant and each ordered the lunch trio which included a slice of pie. We eat pie only occasionally so this was a treat. I think overall I was ab... Read more

Slow & Steady

Saturday, March 07, 2015      10 comments

Today was the official final weigh-in for the 5% Winter Challenge. I'm happy to report a loss of 4.2 lbs!! That averages out to 1/2 lb per week over the 8 weeks of the challenge. Now, my challenge is to keep the weight off! Read more

The many faces of me

Saturday, February 28, 2015      7 comments

Just thought it would be fun to... Read more

9 lbs. and Counting!

Saturday, February 21, 2015      9 comments

So, I decided to check my progress reports, specifically weight loss. On this very day last year, I weighed 9 lbs. more than I do today! WOW!! What a wonderful surprise! Read more

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