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My Tummy
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      10 comments

It looks like I have succumbed to diverticulitis. My poor tummy is almost always in heartburn mode. Tomorrow I start prepping for that dreaded diagnostic tool that internists use and Friday I will poked and prodded. I have spent this past year i... Read more
Yesterday was the greatest
Thursday, May 18, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday, my girlfriend Naomi and her husband David picked up my DH, Mike and I and we drove up to San Francisco to see Hamilton. It was so... Read more
Slow cooker
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      7 comments

For the first time in a long time, I got it together to use my slow cooker. We had Ginger Orange Pork Roast. The recipe is from my Make it Fast, Cook it Slow cookbook. It was Pork with jerk seasoning, garlic, ginger, mandarin oranges, some lefto... Read more
Today has been a good spark day
Friday, May 12, 2017      13 comments

So far I am well with my calorie count I had a great walk of over 10,000 steps. It was really windy but a beautiful day I have had no negative self talk at all today My son and grandson are on the way to my house to celebrate mother's day.... Read more
Scared and grateful
Thursday, May 11, 2017      7 comments

When I was younger I got asthma whenever I had sulfites (dried apricots, red wine etc) Before I figured it out I'd wheeze and when I took a breath it felt like I was getting less than a third of the oxygen in my breath than I usually could. It ... Read more
Thursday, May 04, 2017      5 comments

Not as hot today. I'm glad. Yesterday, I waited until 4:00 to do my lunchtime walk because that is when we get a good breeze coming from the Bay that cools everything off. It was still fairly warm but not like what it was at 12:00. Now that the ... Read more
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      9 comments

Wow, it's hot today. I just heard that we have 3 times the snow in the Sierras than we've had for the last 100 Years and they are afraid that when it all melts there may be flooding. We just can't win here in California. I got to get out and wal... Read more
Another feel good day
Monday, May 01, 2017      8 comments

Today we have a day in the 80's That is not a regular occurrence in this area. I was delaying going out for my walk because I didn't want to get my work clothes all sweaty. Then one of my colleagues came by and said that it was beautiful out wit... Read more
Doing great
Friday, April 28, 2017      11 comments

The scale is behaving My body is behaving I got a great brisk walk in today I'm back in yoga I'm reviewing statistics Life is gooood!... Read more
Check out this little quiz that going around Spark
Monday, April 24, 2017      4 comments

Got this from my friend Bobbi, our fellow Teddy Bear emoticon FloridaSun. Give it a try. 1. Do you like blue ... Read more
Afraid to step on the scale
Monday, April 17, 2017      16 comments

On Saturday we had our Family Passover Seder. It was awesome. My daughter-in-law's folks were in town so we invited them too, making us a very lucky 13. We had Middle Eastern delicacies for appetizers. Chicken Soup with Matzo balls. Roast lamb a... Read more
New healthy thing
Friday, April 14, 2017      10 comments

Yesterday I read in Spark that coffee shouldn't be the first thing you drink since it's a diuretic and when you wake up you really need to re-hydrate so yesterday I decided to start drinking 8 oz of water before my breakfast. As we all know wate... Read more
Not so ideal Yesterday
Thursday, April 13, 2017      5 comments

I had to go to an offsite yesterday at work.It was from 8:00-4:30 and it was pretty boring. I usually get to work after 9:00 so it was hard to get up early and sit and listen all morning. We weren't allowed to use our laptops during the presenta... Read more
The 5% challenge is almost starting
Friday, April 07, 2017      3 comments

Tomorrow the 5% challenge will start. We're starting on a very interesting activity. We're pretending that we'll be traveling to Abu Dhabi which is 6484 miles away. We pretend that our minutes spent doing fitness are the miles to Abu Dhabi. we a... Read more
I'm on a roll!
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      1 comments

Here is our checklist of things to do before we start and what great list it is Living the Good Life (LTGL) Daily Check list: Saturday: Campfire Introduction (introduce yourself on our boards) ... Read more

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