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My mammaw's old Singer "Touch and Sew"
Sunday, July 02, 2017      0 comments

Sunday, 7/02/2017, 12:30 pm I have pulled out Mammaw's sewing machine. I would like to learn /re-learn to fix seams and hems. My bigger dream is to alter some of my clothes -- maybe add bands around the bottoms of some of my favorite shir... Read more
A goal for this week 2/26- 3/3
Saturday, February 25, 2017      1 comments

I am going to try to incorporate one of the challenges from Spring 5% challenge into my life this week. One hour before I go to bed, I will not eat anything more. I will abstain from watching TV and I will get off computer and cell phone. In p... Read more
Great Sat., Very good start to Sunday...what does the universe bring today
Sunday, January 22, 2017      2 comments

I am excited to record that Week 1 of the SP 5% Spring 2017 challenge has a been a good one for me. Attending to the tasks of the challenge has supported other good habits. I don't want to forget to mention that I have had another nice mot... Read more
a success and a challenge
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      2 comments

I have been out of school for holiday break for several weeks now and I finally took time to make my husband and I a new dish. I am pretty good at pouring things out of a can. Very good at pulling meals out of a box and microwaving. My passion... Read more
Not consistent yet...need a good, doable plan.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      2 comments

Just stating the obvious. Through the holidays I have not eaten well, nor have I been consistently active. There were times I hibernated on the couch. You complaining can lead to this member hiding from the negativity. I need t... Read more
Sooo difficult...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      0 comments

Self-control is so very difficult for me right now. I will have good intentions set ( in the morning) for the rest of the day and by late afternoon those good intentions may be right out the window. I intend (there is that word again) t... Read more
Double Aack! This is difficult.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016      1 comments

I am about to dig into some SP reading this morning. This article popped up:
tion_is_real_and_6_ways_to_deal_ I know that I end up turning to food when I am anxious or overwhe... Read more
Aack...broke my starting streak of 7 days
Monday, December 12, 2016      1 comments

okey we go again. Let's see if I can beat that 7 -day streak and do it better! emoticon... Read more
The Fall Semester is coming to a close...
Thursday, December 08, 2016      0 comments

My pre-calculus and calculus students have now all taken their exam. They await my assessment and posting of their semester scores. The students have been a really neat group of young adults and adults. They have goals and plans; they have mot... Read more
Tues. am. Excited about harp lessons
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      1 comments

It's 7 am. It's finals week and I do not administer a finals today (last one is tomorrow). And I am waking up and gearing up to practice before I drive to my harp lesson. I am looking forward to the day that will include a lot of music. ... Read more
Early morning...Day Two: One small success
Sunday, December 04, 2016      2 comments

I am not even all the way awake yet. I am only half way through my first cup of coffee (listening to Yolanda Kondonassis, harpist on YouTube) and checking into SP for the second day. I am pleased to report -dah, dah, dah, dah--I managed to sta... Read more
Hmmm...De Ja Vous Preparing for a healthy new year 3 Dec 2016
Saturday, December 03, 2016      2 comments

I have enjoyed logging back on to SparkPeople. I have measured and logged data. I have joined the 2017 Winter 5% Challange. As soon as I sign off here, I will grab a bottle of water and go take a 10 minute quiet walk. (It is cold, but that ma... Read more
Today is preparation day...May 2016 almost here...prep for renewed efforts
Saturday, April 30, 2016      3 comments

Can I wean myself off TV, Netflix and handheld games? Can I read more, listen to more music, get outside more and maybe even make some new friends? How about tend to longtime friendships and family relationships? May has been a good month... Read more
Halloween Candy...what a nightmare!
Tuesday, October 13, 2015      3 comments

Eeeek! We purchased a bag of mini Kit-kats and Reese's Cups. The bag has almost disappeared (but not by some dark magic). My spouse and I are stress eating. Not good. Not good. I hope to be able to report that I set us up for successs (h... Read more
Day 8 of the eight-week journey
Saturday, October 03, 2015      1 comments

uggh. yesterday was pretty s-t-r-e-s-s-f-u-l. My spouse shared a super-big confilict at work and then I had a student in crisis (later in the day) I had to wlak her over to campus counseling. I knew what i was doint when I drove into Publ... Read more

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