Ash Wednesday......first day of Lent
I went to morning mass at 8:30 and also had the sign of cross administered to my forehead.....the ashes are actually from our old palms that we brought to church the past 2 weekends! There was a good turnout. After mass I had my RE plannin... Read more
Happy Heart Day!!!!!
I love Valentine's Day......DH (dear husband) got me a lovely bouquet of flowers; I got him some natural black licorice and made a fresh fruit salad yesterday and homemade whole wheat pancakes this morning for breakfast with cinnamon and pecans... Read more
CPR......session given at our church
This morning our church......the young teen director.....a fireman for the past 13 years instructed us in CPR. DH and I went and there were around 35 of us. The last time I had a course in CPR was over 20 years ago, when we lived in OR! It was... Read more
Yes, RE.......NO on the 55+ program
I decided to call the director of RE yesterday afternoon around 3.....I get there at 4:10. She told me, yes, it's on and she had very few calls from parents, so I went; the roads were not too awfully bad; I only had 3 show up, but we still had ... Read more
I've been preparing for my RE class this afternoon...it is a wonderful one too...about praying for others, and each child will get a little rock and a sheet of heavy paper. I will staple it so that the rock fits in, and then it has yarn at th... Read more
It is gorgeous and sunny here today; my new Spark friend called and asked if I wanted to go for a walk, so she drove over and we did.......it was for 25 minutes; my darned calf is bothering me again, but I would NOT have done that had she not ca... Read more
Day 36.......Friday's here!!
I watched Oprah yesterday; she had Dr. Oz, Bob Green and Dr. Ian Smith on. The topic was diabetes, and it really was a good show; like high blood pressure, this disease too is a silent killer. When I had mine tested almost a year ago, it was ... Read more
Day 35.....finding your focus
WOW....I made it to the grocery store.....and out with NO junk food at all! Kroger even had Edy's ice cream on sale and I had a $1.00 off coupon; I just marched right past the showcase of ice cream and felt sooooooo strong!!!! YAY!!!!!
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day 34......red hat lunch out!
I woke up not feeling too well...not sure why, but I was lying on the couch after I got up around 8AM; my cute little Bella came and laid on my legs; then around 10, I started to feel better, so I got in my red hat gear.....purple sweater, red h... Read more
Day 32........and planning for imperfections
I went over to my new friend's for breakfast......She fixed us quiche with egg whites, basil, a little cheese and oregano, and it was so good along with grapes and cranberry orange scones, of which I had one; it was nice and small too! It was ... Read more
It is hard to believe this is the last day of January....removed a total of 3#.....12 sticks of butta.....better than a gain! I'm trying to be optimistic about this whole thing, but these dreary days here in SE MI can get a gal down, so I'm try... Read more
What a fun but very cold day yesterday was.....the high was 16!!!! I met my friend for lunch.....did eat a little out of my health range....chicken ciabatta..baked though with a little cheese and mushrooms and it came with fries, which I shared... Read more
Day 28.....back from my mom's!
WOW.......is it cold outside....the high is 16!!!!!
I met a few high school friends yesterday (5 of us) I had egg drop soup, egg roll and fried rice.......which I tool most of the latter home to my mom. She loves Chinese food! It was ... Read more
It is sooo cold here in SE MI! There's a little snow coming down too, but I will be on my way to have lunch with some high school friends and then onto my mom's, and yes, I will be making a healthful choice at lunch....and my mom usually has h... Read more
Yesterday after I got home from the funeral luncheon, I did my stretches and really felt pretty good.......put my Shape ups (shoes) on.....and really felt good. Last night, however, after I got my pj's on, my back really started bothering me, ... Read more