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Changes in the Air

Monday, September 29, 2014      7 comments

My mother-in-law has been living in a care center attached to a hospital. She has been receiving excellent care for Parkinson's disease. This has given my husband & I peace of mind, knowing that she is getting the best possible care. Unfortunate... Read more

Road Trip

Saturday, September 27, 2014      4 comments

Tomorrow morning we'll be heading to Baker City, OR to visit my husband's family. My mother-in-law has Parkinson's disease so we'll be visiting with her at the care center and then taking her to lunch. My stepson, his wife, and 3 year old son wi... Read more

Moving On

Saturday, September 20, 2014      7 comments

So, I was successful with my exercise baby steps last week.. This week I will aim for that elusive 30 minute daily goal. emoticonRead more

Exercise Frustration

Saturday, September 13, 2014      14 comments

Why can't I be more consistent with my exercise goals? My goal is 30 minutes daily to include stretching and some type of cardio; usually walking and/or riding on my stationary bike. I've been successful with the 10 minute daily challenge but my... Read more

Art in the Park

Friday, September 05, 2014      4 comments

Tomorrow my husband & I will be attending Art in the Park. This is an annual tradition for us. We met for the first time at this event and we were married in the Rose Garden which is centrally located in the park. Hopefully, we can stick to our ... Read more


Saturday, August 30, 2014      7 comments

Butters was found this evening 2 blocks South of our home. He is worn out and dirty but seems ok. Thanks so much for the kind words of support.... Read more

Sad couple of Days

Saturday, August 30, 2014      8 comments

My beloved cat Butters has gone missing. He is 14 years old and has been part of our family for 11 years. I really don't think he could survive for very long outside so I am very worried. He has the typical signs of aging including arthritis, lo... Read more

Bug Day

Saturday, August 23, 2014      6 comments

Today was Bug Day at the Idaho Botanical Gardens. We attended with our 2 Grandchildren, ages 8 and 10. The weather was gorgeous; not too hot with a refreshing breeze. It was great being outdoors with the little ones as they discovered the world ... Read more


Saturday, August 16, 2014      12 comments

I went to the Goodwill store today with my hubby; not expecting to find much of anything for myself. I have such a hard time finding clothes that fit. I usually walk out empty handed more times than not. Well, today was a surprise! I bought 5 to... Read more

Grand Adventure

Saturday, August 09, 2014      7 comments

Today we returned from a 2 day trip to McCall, Idaho. This was our first trip with our Grandchildren, ages 8 and 10. Initially, I was somewhat apprehensive about how this adventure would turn out. Despite a few bumps here & there, I think all we... Read more

Still losing

Saturday, August 02, 2014      6 comments

I have lost almost 5 lbs in the past 6 weeks! Although the bloating has subsided, I'm still cautious about my food choices since I'm also dealing with chronic acid reflux. All these digestive issues seem to keep my eating under control most of t... Read more


Saturday, July 26, 2014      7 comments

I have been dealing with digestive issues (mostly chronic bloating) all week. After doing some online research, I stumbled across FODMAP diets for IBS symptoms and other digestive issues. This diet addresses sensitivities to lactose, fructose, a... Read more

Fair Time Temptations

Saturday, July 19, 2014      4 comments

It's that time of year again when food vendors are everywhere. Pronto Pups, Elephant Ears, Funnel Cakes, Kettle Korn, etc. etc. etc. and, of course, everything is deep fried. Read more

Breaking up with my scale

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      12 comments

So, I think I've been spending too much time with my scale. I need to let go of this painful relationship. It is a daily emotional roller coaster ride. Instead, I will embrace healthy food choices and consistent exercise. I will visit weekly per... Read more

Great Article!

Thursday, July 03, 2014      7 comments

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