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old kitty is gone...

Tuesday, June 18, 2013      10 comments

Today Gizmo went to be with his best buddy Thom in that happy place where old kitties go...the happy mousing grounds. It was a sad morning but we had to do what was best for him. He has been so frail and hardly eating..his last good meal was 3... Read more

leaving Spark People

Tuesday, May 14, 2013      11 comments

Since I joined SP many years ago I have lost and gained and lost and gained the same weight over and over. I did the same thing when I went to Weight Watchers. The gains always started when I decided I could handle it on my own , or I got too bu... Read more

talked to my mom today

Wednesday, May 08, 2013      2 comments

...and she'd been walking!! ...and watching her food intake! I am so overjoyed for her..I hope she has the strength to continue on this path..she lives alone and attends a lot of church functions. I'm glad her visit with me had a positive affect... Read more

a new beginning

Monday, May 06, 2013      2 comments

I'm settling in to a work routine and have to adapt my exercise and nutrition routine ...I kind of feel like I'm starting over. Today was just so so , I did not have anything prepared for supper and just opened up a can of baked beans and had a ... Read more

a new month a new goal

Sunday, May 05, 2013      4 comments

As May starts I have reached my goal weight...so now the new goal is to maintain and perhaps lose a few more pounds. Life has become very hectic and tiring but it feels very good to be working and to have an income again!! If hubby could find w... Read more

and then there was job # 2

Monday, April 22, 2013      2 comments

First there is nothing and then there is a whole bunch...of things to do...so I got called back to another summer job..this one may not last long but I am now trying to fit both in each day. Today worked out well. Did a 9 till noon and then 1:30... Read more

Wed...a work day

Wednesday, April 17, 2013      2 comments

Yep,finally got back to work..only 4 hours so far but it's a start. A temporty part time job I had before but a good one..I'll take it.... Read more

Friday ,April 12th

Friday, April 12, 2013      3 comments

Well we got our new (to us) truck on Monday...what a day..I had my mom and Greg's mom with us and we had to wait an hour or more to get the truck and then two hours at the Reg of Motor vehicles to get the paperwork done. Those poor ladies sat in... Read more

Thursday

Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

Thought I'd be painting today but there were dry wall repairs to be done and they were not finished so we will attack the walls again tomorrow armed with sanding blocks , rollers and brushes. I stayed home all day, made a huge batch of white b... Read more

I'm a stripper...

Wednesday, April 03, 2013      7 comments

Well..sort of..I spent 7 hours stipping wallpaper yesterday r..gaaaakkkk! A friend was working with me and we thought it was never going to come off, but all of a sudden it seemed to start cooperating and we got the entire room done. Tomorrow w... Read more

sunny day again..Saturday

Saturday, March 30, 2013      3 comments

Had a great day yesterday, it seems like I puttered the day away. I re-covered the seat of one of my kitchen chairs..it came out of a pub and it really needed a face lift. The first one was a practice run but it looks good, need to get some furn... Read more

Early weigh in

Friday, March 29, 2013      2 comments

I got this a.m. feeling a bit more svelt...well...a bit thinner maybe..so I fought the resistance and weighed myself..it's Friday..I usually weigh in on Monday...but the scale was very kind! I was down 1.5 pounds from Monday's weigh in...but the... Read more

Thursday,Sunny Spring Day

Thursday, March 28, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday was different for me. I got my hair cut..first time in three years I think. It was almost waist length. I got about a foot cut off...more than I wanted off but I'll have to live with it. I will mail the hair to the cancer society today... Read more

Tuesday Mar 26,2013

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday started well , with a little move of the scale in the right direction. I really need that motivation. I finally started cleaning the kitchen cabinets..I said I was going to before but it never happened! Got the top ones done on one sid... Read more

Friday and sunny

Friday, March 22, 2013      3 comments

emoticon It is gorgeous out today. hubby and I both had Dr's appointments this am and the drive was lovely. Did a... Read more


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