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Some Maintenance Anniversary Thoughts
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      46 comments

I knew it was coming. I never remember the official date but it's somewhere in March. I could probably dig out the exact date - well - heck - of course I could - but knowing the month is good enough for me. And that about sums up the gist o... Read more
Conversation Overheard In The Kitchen
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      18 comments

emoticon Next time just eat the d**n ice cream sandwich. ... Read more
TheBrains Screw Up and We Talk About It
Sunday, February 19, 2017      35 comments

emoticon Okay guys - come out and talk to me. ... Read more
A Tiny Conflict in The Grand Scheme
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      21 comments

So. So. Today is Valentine's Day. Today is also day #1 of my Weight Watcher week. I'll weigh in today and start using up the daily and weekly points. We get 30 points a day (about 1250 calories) and 28 extra points a week that we can use or not ... Read more
YES! It worked! But you have to read the long backstory first. bwa ha haaaaa
Saturday, February 11, 2017      21 comments

Because this blog is first and foremost, my mental dumping ground where I can sort out all the stuff in my head. Imagine upending your junk drawer on the floor and sitting down to sort through the whole pile, categorizing, sifting, tossing, kee... Read more
TheBrains and I Wonder: Who Did We Think We Were Fooling?
Thursday, February 09, 2017      15 comments

emoticon Not you, gentle readers, that's for sure. Or anyone who was lookin' at me or eating with me or anywhere els... Read more
Tweaking the Program
Monday, February 06, 2017      24 comments

So I am coming up on my 4 year maintenance anniversary and I am not really at goal. I'm not too far away but I am now out of the wiggle spread of 2 lbs from goal and I'll tell ya somethin'. I don't like it one bit. When I'm this much ... Read more
Grandparents Class - So Glad I'm Not A Millennial
Sunday, January 15, 2017      19 comments

So. The What's New For Grandparents class turned out to be something else. Of course, I'm interested in all things new baby, but when I was expecting I just figured the grandparents would kiss and spoil my baby and I would take care of the rest.... Read more
The Poor New Year's Resolution - It Gets Such A Bad Rap
Saturday, December 31, 2016      11 comments

And do you know what a RAP is? It stands for Record of Arrests and Prosecutions so it's already a bad thing to get. And a bad rap could be a good thing - when viewed as a double negative. Or perhaps a bad rap is a false record of arrests and pro... Read more
How TheBrains Finish Up 2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016      14 comments

emoticon I haven't heard from TheBrains in a long time - in fact, I'd forgotten all about them ... ... Read more
What Makes You Feel Rich?
Saturday, December 10, 2016      18 comments

Of course, it might be nice to actually be rich - but then - maybe not so much. If one is very rich maybe one has go about in protection mode - guarding against those who either want to steal those riches or just plain hate the rich. I wonder if... Read more
Now That's Progress
Saturday, November 26, 2016      9 comments

So here I am on the downside of the feast suddenly realizing I hadn't posted a peep since late October. I hate to repeat a refrain like this but .... it's been another hard month. I am getting so tired of hard months, days, weeks, years even! So... Read more
The Voices of Women
Saturday, October 29, 2016      20 comments

I grew up in an all girl house. My poor daddy had more pink undershirts - which we wore all the time instead of nightgowns, and which were constantly being tossed in the wash with our red clothes and coming out just the right shade of girlie-gir... Read more
A Whole Stack-0-Slack
Saturday, October 15, 2016      17 comments

Wow. When I posted 2 weeks ago about not holding myself to too strict a standard, I thought I'd be getting in some easy cardio exercise while easing myself into strength training again. I know I need to build more muscles and to tighten up some ... Read more
Cutting Myself Some Slack
Sunday, October 02, 2016      12 comments

September was a slug of a month, fitness wise and the next three weeks will be more of the same. I would certainly define myself as someone who love... Read more

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