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!
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
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. Read more
When it Rains, It Pours!
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
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
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, 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
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. Read more
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.
Because t... Read more
Big Challenges Ahead
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!
My Commitment : 30-45 Minutes 5x/Week
Stationary Bike: 10-15 Minutes
Stretching: 5-10 Minutes
Walking: 15-20 Minutes
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
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
Just thought it would be fun to... Read more
9 lbs. and Counting!
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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