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I'm back from the holiday slump

Thursday, January 13, 2011      4 comments

I had a really stressful holiday. My dog was pregnant and due on New Years Day. I had to drive to Minnesota right after Christmas and help my sister with whelping. We have two new little male puppies born on New Years Day. Then I had to leav... Read more

In the old days...we worked hard and didn't worry about weight.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010      11 comments

I was born to a farm family in Iowa where we basically ate what we grew or raised with only a few exceptions. My mother baked bread twice a week. We canned our garden vegetables or froze them. We made jam from strawberries we picked. we made... Read more

I'm allergic to dogs and exercise!

Saturday, December 11, 2010      6 comments

The blog I wrote disappeared again and I have to do it over again. I so wish they would fix that. I haven't blogged for awhile and it's because I quit exercising. The weather got bad, I went into a slump and can't get myself out of it. I... Read more

Thanksgiving...I am thankful!

Thursday, November 25, 2010      4 comments

I am thankful for: Neurosurgeons (I had a very successful back operation) Children (I have 2 loving and wonderful sons) Grandchildren (I have 3 awesome granddaughters) Sisters (My sister is my lifeline) SparkPeople (Getting me ... Read more

Healthy Me

Wednesday, November 17, 2010      6 comments

I joined SparkPeople online about 6 months ago and have had a wonderful time getting more active, eating better, losing weight and just having fun. I have met some wonderful online friends and supporters who encourage me to keep going no matter... Read more

Garam Masala

Tuesday, November 16, 2010      5 comments

Along with my previous entry about a homemade curry powder, I also make my own garam masala mixture. Garam Masala is an aromatic mixture and is often added at the end of cooking a dish. It is the type of mixture that would be good in cookies o... Read more

Why WW doesn't work for me!

Monday, November 15, 2010      7 comments

I came to a realization yesterday. I've been pretty stuck at a plateau for a couple of months and truthfully, it's because I'm not following the plan as closely as I should. What I realized is that I'm not off the journey, just going at a snai... Read more

Homemade Curry Powder is my thing!

Friday, November 12, 2010      1 comments

I just lost the whole blog...why does that happen? So starting again: I lived in England for many years. It is the land where there is an Indian take out restaurant on every corner or so it seems. I did a lot of research about curry and... Read more

Going public with my Healthy Commitments.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      0 comments

Check out my new public blog where Spark People is mentioned. myhealthybff.blogspot.com Also I have a new website for my new business related to getting healthy for all of us, people, pets and the planet! www.healthybff.com... Read more

Setting up the new bike!

Monday, November 08, 2010      3 comments

Well, my wonderful son is coming by to help me finish up putting my new Nordic Track cycle together tonight. I got a lot of it done, then came to a part that said that there should be two people doing the rest. So I had to wait. It's exciting... Read more

Good Stuff, Bad Stuff, Great Stuff, Sad Stuff

Saturday, November 06, 2010      4 comments

I woke up really early and have lots of time to write this morning. I will be leaving to pick up my pregnant dog Cupcake in a couple of hours. I have really missed her. I didn't know how much I had grown attached to her until she was gone for... Read more

I'm back and trying to get in the groove again.

Thursday, November 04, 2010      6 comments

Well, after a week and a half of visiting my sister and having some nasty stuff go on, I am finally home. My dog is coming home Saturday. I started off doing really well but got off track hugely the last few days. I snacked on all kinds of fa... Read more

The Mall of America

Friday, October 29, 2010      6 comments

Walking in the Mall of America is an experience. I've done it many times and I made it 3 times around today. That's a mile and a half. There are a lot of new stores since I lived here and it's kind of fun to see the changes. It's like a litt... Read more

I stole this list from 1RockMama..... So great.

Thursday, October 28, 2010      3 comments

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. 4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and parents will. St... Read more

I want to go home now!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010      3 comments

I have been here for 5 days now visiting my sister and doing stuff needing doing. It's all done, my dog is taking her time with getting ready to breed and I need to wait till she's done to pick her up on the way home. There are things I could ... Read more


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