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Clean Pantry

Monday, February 23, 2015      2 comments

Today I cleaned out my refrigerator and pantry. I've been wanting to get to the pantry for a week, but today was my first opportunity to do it right. Everything needed to be re-organized since the holidays. I had some leftover Valentine's can... Read more

I'm a better cook than I thought

Saturday, January 03, 2015      8 comments

I get stuck in a rut with my cooking, going to the same tried and true recipes in a haphazard rotation. Tonight I fixed my family brand new recipes and our dinner was delicious I found a recipe for crab with flounder fillets and followed the ... Read more

Down 21#

Wednesday, July 02, 2014      5 comments

I got serious about my weight again in January. I joined the BLC Spark Team and joined The Daniel Plan group at my church. Here is my picture in early January: I started ea... Read more

Good Doctor Visit

Friday, June 06, 2014      4 comments

I had a doctor's appointment this morning: fasting blood work to check cholesterol levels and a check up since I hadn't seen the doctor since last fall. I lost 21 pounds since my last visit. The doctor told me to keep up the good work and to... Read more


Saturday, May 31, 2014      6 comments

May 31st - End this great month with skydiving! It was great fun, although I was a bit nervous as our plane climbed higher- to 14,000 feet. I am so glad that through this healthy eating plan and my exercise that I am in good shape so I can par... Read more

Great Report from Doctor

Thursday, April 17, 2014      5 comments

My last blog was about my husband's accident with the tractor. He ended up with a fractured orbital (eye socket). We saw the surgeon yesterday since the swelling has gone down. It is healing nicely and he won't need surgery. We are so thrill... Read more

Tractor Accident

Saturday, April 12, 2014      5 comments

My DH had a bad accident yesterday on the Kubota tracker. It turned over with him on it. He tried to jump out of the way but a part of it came down and smacked him on the left side of his face. He has a fractured orbital bone (eye socket) and... Read more

Winter Storm Leon

Tuesday, January 28, 2014      4 comments

I live in north Alabama and my children and grandchildren live in South Alabama. We called them Sunday afternoon to tell them to prepare for a big winter storm with at least 2" of snow. Well, the storm hit our area by surprise. I travelled ju... Read more

Smart Goals

Monday, January 20, 2014      3 comments

My goal: stop using artificial sweeteners I stopped using sugar January 2nd. My next goal is to stop using artificial sweetener. I have been weaning myself from it. I found monk fruit sweetener and I have been using it; it has preservativ... Read more

Before Picture

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      11 comments

As much as I wish this weren't so, here is my before picture: Too bad I can't "photoshop" it like the models do! So, in 12 weeks I will post another picture: with 12 poun... Read more

12 weeks/12 pounds

Tuesday, January 14, 2014      6 comments

I joined the BLC24 Challenge. I plan to lose one pound per week for the next 12 weeks. When I reach that goal I will be within FIVE pounds of my goal weight. Rewards: each week I will download a new book on my Kindle when I meet the weekly ... Read more

Sweet Relief

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      3 comments

My poison oak is back under control. After the steroid shot and topical cream I experienced relief within just a few hours - I finally feel like it is drying up! As an added bonus I did NOT get grumpy or witchy! I was fearful that the ster... Read more

Poison Oak - Oh NO

Monday, June 10, 2013      1 comments

Last Saturday I did some major gardening. We were digging up irises from the front yard and transplanting them to a back yard flower bed. The place where the irises were planted was around a tree covered with poison oak. I didn't realize it a... Read more

Nicaragua Mission Trip

Monday, April 01, 2013      1 comments

I had an amazing trip to Nicaragua March 21-28th. I had my birthday there any my husband and my friends hired a mariachi band to serenade our group at the mission house. I did a good bit of "dancing" which I counted as cardio! Read more

Your hips look good

Monday, November 19, 2012      3 comments

I'll take a "compliment" about my hips any old way I can get it. Even if it is from my chiropractor looking at my X-rays today. emoticonRead more

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