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A walk at the lake
Friday, October 17, 2014      4 comments

Today was a gorgeous fall day! Lulu the dog and I went for a long walk out at the lake...walking on the earthen dam, checking out what the fishermen were catching (mostly cha... Read more
Tracker lost, Tracker found
Tuesday, October 07, 2014      2 comments

Last night I lost my SparkTracker for the 3rd time...and found it for the 3rd time. Last evening, near dusk, I was walking the dog on the bike trail east of town. Now this bike trail is pretty rough, and I had already skinned my hands on so... Read more
Bronchitis from Heck
Saturday, October 04, 2014      3 comments

Ramblings from the bored at work... Went to the ear nose and throat doctor this week because I continue to have a terrible hack-y cough. I went to the ENT given my history during the last couple of months...see previous blog postings! He pu... Read more
A few photos from India
Thursday, September 25, 2014      6 comments

As you may know, I spent a couple of weeks in India this summer. Here are a few photos... The Golden Temple...that's 1500kg of pure gold! ... Read more
I haven't really left, but...
Monday, September 22, 2014      3 comments

I haven't really been participating in SP either. Since my last blog, I've: Done a face plant while walking the dog that scraped my chin and broke my nose Gone to India with said face-planted face, and had a great time1 Lost 15 lbs temp... Read more
Making little goals
Saturday, July 19, 2014      3 comments

I've never been one to make little goals. For example, I am treasurer of my church and we have had the opportunity to purchase two different properties adjacent to the church. When we met to talk about it, I said we should buy them both, because... Read more
What the heck is a Burn Baby Burn Challenge Trophy?
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      2 comments

Because I won one today...I don't even remember signing up for such a challenge! Today was a day of lost and found. Lulu and I went out for a walk this morning at 6. Since I didn't have to work this morning (working tonight) we went fo... Read more
Regarding blogs I read today.
Monday, July 14, 2014      3 comments

Today I read Sparkguy's blog where he talks about his new 10 minutes a day streak. It's the consistency that is important. Doing 10 minutes a day isn't impossible for anyone, and it doesn't mean you can't do more, it just means you need to do SO... Read more
Summer 2014
Friday, July 11, 2014      4 comments

Good Morning! I was reading some of my old blogs andrealize that I haven't been very good about consistently writing about what's happening or not happening in my life. When I lost weight in 2010-11, I thought that regaining it was never ... Read more
It's Working!
Monday, March 24, 2014      9 comments

For anyone who doesn't know me, I lost over 100 pounds between August 2009 and June 2011. And then I gradually put half of it back on, reaching 205 lbs. last month. Finally, the wake up call I needed! That, combined with terrible arthritis in my... Read more
Elimination diet--hope it solves the arthritis problem.
Monday, March 17, 2014      5 comments

After talking to my doctor, we decided to try an elimination diet to see if there is something that I'm eating that is making my arthritis worse. So, for the last 4 days, I have been eating, fruit, veggies, nuts, whole grain (but not wheat), and... Read more
Big Snow, death of a faithful friend.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      3 comments

It's been quite a couple of weeks. We had ice on New Years Day, then THE BIG SNOW in the midwest on January 5-6. Just laid around the house. Actually, that's not quite true...I shoveled a 150 ft driveway three times on Sunday and once on Monday ... Read more
Random thoughts and a couple of goals.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      3 comments

Today is my last day of work (except for a half day on December 26th) until January 6! It's time to do some serious reflection on my health and happiness. I will be here at home, mostly by myself (with dogs and cat) so I have almost three weeks ... Read more
A Find!
Monday, November 18, 2013      5 comments

One of the things I often crave is chocolate (and peanut butter, too, but that's a different story...) and a couple of weeks ago I was surfing the web and up popped an ad for "Choffy" Like ground coffee you put in a French Press, but made out of... Read more
Thursday, November 14, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I went to the doctor, not because I was sick, but because it had been a year since I'd had bloodwork done and figured I'd better face the music about my blood sugar and my cholesterol. Not that my diet has been horrible ... Read more

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