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Got No Reason for Waiting!

Monday, July 15, 2013      2 comments

It is July 15, 2013. Trips are over. Major entertainment times are done. Recovery from a massive rotary cuff surgery is almost completed, though doctor tells me it could take up to a full year for total recovery. At any rate, my excuses are mini... Read more

Dog Days.

Thursday, January 17, 2013      3 comments

My son and his wife have an adorable shih tzu, Odin. Odin has been their baby for 7 years. Last year my son and his wife added an adorable baby boy to their home. He is 14 months and into everything,including Odin's personal space. A coupl... Read more

Post Party Pleasure

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      4 comments

The Party was well attended, in fact, better than we expected. 16 young adults came last night, including a dear young man who is a survivor of an automobile accident that damaged his brain. This guy is very aware that life is a gift to him. H... Read more

Pre-party Pressure

Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

Ahahahahaaahhhhh! In just 2.5 hours I will have a housefull of rowdy hungry young adults in my home and here I am on the internet. Why or why do I postpone doing what needs to be done? Oh I am sorta ready, I have lasagna in the oven and st... Read more

Video Vampire

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      2 comments

Good Ev-a-ing. Bwahahaha. I am the video vampire. I lurk on the Spark Start Page And rarely go higher. Today, I tapped upon the video section That cute Pilates instructor and I have a connection. She looks like my niece, tiny and... Read more


Monday, May 14, 2012      7 comments

Just got home from the doctor. √-Cholesterol good √-Blood Pressure good √-Weight. less than 6 mo. ago but still a loooooog way to go. √-Thyroid-good Dr. was very impressed with the improved stats and encour... Read more

never too old...

Monday, March 12, 2012      3 comments

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” ― C.S. Lewis When I look at the last blog, I shudder. Was that really 6 month ago? I didn't do what I said I would do. I gave up, gave in and gave out. I am... Read more


Thursday, September 22, 2011      3 comments

emoticon I have been sleep walking through this lifestyle change of mine. I have been fooling myself back up to my... Read more

..Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Freezer...

Thursday, September 15, 2011      1 comments

I was surprised, last week, by a prerecorded call from my doctor's office informing me that my 6 month appointment was due the next day. PANIC! I wanted to be 30lbs lighter by this time. Wait! I thought, I need more time. So I called to cancel t... Read more

Just a Piece of the Piechart

Monday, August 22, 2011      2 comments

After reading a blog this morning, I am encouraged! The blogger was confessing to being off plan while picnicking with her grandkids. You see, I signed on feeling a bit put out with myself for having to, "start again". I even researched synonyms... Read more

Duel of the Dandelion: Battle of the Bulge

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      2 comments

I water and mow. I watched it grow. I dug and I weeded. I even reseeded. I just mowed it again, And I said, with a grin, "Okay, dandelion, I guess you win." I ha... Read more

Summer Setback

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      2 comments

Okay, I just get back into the rhythm of South Beach then we get unplanned visitors, trips, activities. I am not complaining, we love all the attention. I am just wacky with this effort to lose weight. I don't want to stop and plan foods. I jus... Read more

Watered Down Pride

Monday, July 25, 2011      2 comments

Saturday, I got my pride handed to me in a boat with loved ones as we zoomed around Flathead Lake. Occasionally, my nephew would just turn off the motor and drift while others splashed around in the frigid glacial lake. I watched my niece ... Read more

The Longest Road

Thursday, July 21, 2011      2 comments

"The longest road you will ever have to travel is 12 inches- from your head to your heart. Your head is where God gave us free will, but in our hearts is where God is." I just read this on a Facebook Page favorite Quotes section. I really l... Read more

A Measure of Success

Tuesday, July 19, 2011      3 comments

Hubby got his health report back. He is stoked. All normal numbers on his blood test and his physical was great. He has lost 20 pounds since March. He is pretty enthusiastic about his results. Thanks God! Of course this mean a reduction in insur... Read more

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