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Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

Wednesday, March 14, 2012      2 comments

All the exercising I've been doing lately has increased my energy level considerably. The problem is my muscles don't seem to be ready for the increased activity. In the past I could barely manage to do the grocery shopping and get the lau... Read more

Sweet Tooth

Wednesday, March 07, 2012      1 comments

Today I joined the Tame Your Sweet Tooth Challenge. One task is to list the reasons that I want to cut back on sugar. I'm not sure why or even if I WANT to cut back on sugar. But I do know I NEED to cut back. My friend says that Diabetes... Read more

Music to my ears

Tuesday, March 06, 2012      0 comments

This weekend I read in Sparks about finding rewards for myself when I reach my goal. The long term reward for all this will be improved health and more energy, and that is all the reward I'll need. But getting down to the little, gritty things... Read more

Grandma Ronda

Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

Guess what! I'm a grandma. OK, technically I won't gain the title until late September or early October. But I've looked forward to this day for so long. I just can't wait until then to claim the title. Now I have one more reason to con... Read more

Walking on the Edge

Monday, February 06, 2012      1 comments

I've been sick twice since New Years day. Both times it was an infection in my sinus or ears. It seems that I no longer have any "wiggle room" with my health. In one week I didn't get enough sleep, forgot some meds and let my blood sugar ... Read more


Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

Today is my son's 23th birthday. He's still living at home and going to college. In the past, birthdays and holidays would come and go. I'd always want to do something special but I was too tired. I'd tell myself, next year. And the years j... Read more

Effort to Bloom

Sunday, January 22, 2012      5 comments

My favorite saying: Then the time came when the effort it took to remain tight in a bud became more painful then the effort it took to blossem. The pain from staying tight in a bud is clearly getting stronger and it is time to change. But... Read more