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Stretch marks and renewed energy
This morning I noticed the stretch marks on my upper thighs and my stomach. In stead of feeling defeated, I said a silent ... Read more
Chicken Soup Recipe
This is not mine, but a friends, who posted it on Face book yesterday. It is for times when you are sick, and need to have something to pick you up.
15-30 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 T salt
4 thyme sprigs
cayenn... Read more
Emotional Eating 2
Okay today I was really tempted. There are foods that trigger emotional memories.
I grew up on the east coast where fresh seafood was widely available. I now live in TX where what they call fresh was probably frozen. Over my life I have gro... Read more
I am supposed to blog about what may cause me to emotionally eat.
I would tend to emotionally eat when I am tired, when I don't have a plan of what I intend to eat. Like last week I noticed that I had already had a plan for what I would hav... Read more
Goals for First day of winter Dec 22, 2011 Positive Sparkers
Sparked on by a challenge on Positive Sparkers team:
I want to post the following goals:
- I am starting Physical Therapy for my knees on Tues this week, and in the next 6 weeks I want to get into the routine of doing the exercises giv... Read more
Busy, Active Saturday
I had the most active Saturday that I have had in some time. I accomplished so much.
It started with my DH and I getting up at 6 AM so that we could go to his work place and get our free flu shots.
On the way home we stopped at a major gr... Read more
First day of fall, 2011
What a beautiful day. I have the windows open. I feel invigorated, and have more energy. I think the medicine I was given for my knees is starting to work, no pain this morning.
I have decided to split my exercise into smaller bits so that... Read more
Did you see Dr OZ today?
I found it difficult to watch, but fascinated. The woman who wants to be the largest woman ever, weighing now 725 lbs, and wanting to grow to over 1800 lbs. She lives in Great Britain and eats over 20,000 calories a day. She totally ignored ... Read more
A good time with a friend.
I have a friend here at home, her name is Sue. She is a good friend. We had lunch today, she took me to a Thai restaurant. It was really excellent food. We had some Thai mushroom soup, vegetable stirfry, vegetable roll, and steamed white rice.... Read more
Visit with Orthopedist - my knee doctor
I made the appointment because I had extreme pain when walking a long distance in my replaced knees in WA. I also had a lot of pain in them when swimming last month.
I had x-rays, was given a shot in my right knee, given a prescription for a ... Read more
Stryker came around 3 PM, and left around 9:30.
It was so nice outside when his Papa dropped him off, that we walked out to get the mail together, I am trying to teach him that we don't go out into the road.
Then we went out onto our back po... Read more
What a morning!!!
Most days I don't know what i want to blog about.
But today, I am so sure.
I got on the scale this morning and I weighed another lb lighter!! Couldn't believe it.
Then I went out, with the goal to find a nice little chair for my grandson.... Read more
Well my guests arrived while I was still in the shower. Thankfully, my husband had already gotten dressed, and was able to greet them.
There was mom and dad, 5 year old Nate, 2 year old Peter and 5 month old Annie. I was nervous to have these... Read more
We finally have rain!!
North Texas has started to cool off, with a high of 90, and RAIN.
... Read more
Back on Track
Okay so I had a couple of bad days. Both emotionally and with my program, and with life in general.
But I have already started turning it around. So far today, I have eaten healthily. And I have a healthy dinner planned. ... Read more