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Another Day
Thursday, August 06, 2009      2 comments

I finally caught up at work after my vacation. Today should be "just another day". As I wrote that I realized that "just another day" at work now means taking my lunch instead of eating fatty food that the pharmaceutical vendors bring to my cl... Read more
Remember What You Already Learned
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      5 comments

I've been weighing every day this week. Why? I don't know... I guess because I've been losing weight. Today the scale was up 4 pounds. Why?...I don't know. I've been within my calorie and sodium range all week, so why did I gain 4 pounds ov... Read more
A New Lifestyle
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      3 comments

I continue to be impressed and fascinated with SP. I can't get enough of the articles. I learn something every day. I really hope this site is the key to changing my lifestyle permanently. I lost another pound today and am feeling energetic ... Read more
No Oomph
Monday, August 03, 2009      1 comments

I started the day yesterday running, but by 3 o'clock I was exhausted. I guess all the activity of the last 10 days caught up with me and I ached all over and felt very sleepy. I was supposed to go out with a girlfriend in the late afternoon, ... Read more
Getting back to the routine
Sunday, August 02, 2009      2 comments

Now that the grand kids are gone, I am getting back to my regular routine. I thought I would be sad when they left, but I'm not. I just feel happy that they came and that we had such a good time. This morning I spent some time on SP, ate brea... Read more
Wonderful Time
Saturday, August 01, 2009      2 comments

I just returned home from taking my grand daughters to Trinidad Colorado which is about half way from our home and theirs in Amarillo TX. We had a wonderful 10 days with them. I wasn't sure I would be able to follow my new health regime, but I... Read more
Back from the Cabin
Friday, July 31, 2009      1 comments

I got back from our 5 days at the cabin with my grand kids and DH. We had a wonderful time. The weather was cool and rainy the whole time, but it didn't slow us down. We hiked and played and had lots of fun. Our meals were healthful and we w... Read more
Lesson Learned - after the fact
Sunday, July 26, 2009      5 comments

emoticon I learned a really basic lesson yesterday, one that I should have learned a long time ago. This progr... Read more
Eating out can work!
Saturday, July 25, 2009      2 comments

I rarely eat out, but I accepted the challenge of eating at the mall with my grandkids. Luckily, they wanted to go to Subway so I had a 6 inch Jared turkey sub at lunch. After we finished shopping we wanted a treat so we stopped at DQ so the k... Read more
They're Here!
Friday, July 24, 2009      3 comments

My beautiful 10 and 12 year old granddaughters from Texas arrived yesterday. What a good job my DD and her DH have done in raising these girls. They are beautiful inside and out. They arrived hot and tired from the drive, but brought their su... Read more
Rough Night
Thursday, July 23, 2009      5 comments

I had an argument with my DH which ended up hurting my feelings. I decided to take my dog for a walk instead of eating my feelings. I said to my husband "I want to be happy, so I'm going for a walk." I walked about 40 minutes and tried to rel... Read more
This 'n That
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      1 comments

The grand kids are coming tomorrow. My DH is driving down to Trinidad, CO and their Dad is bringing them up from Amarillo. I can't wait to see them. My DD has finally gotten a job interview and will be interviewing during the time the kids ar... Read more
Getting Ready for the Grandkids Visit
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      1 comments

This morning I started looking at SP recipes for the first time. I am looking for fun, healthy things to make when my 10 and 12 year old grandkids visit next week. I didn't realize how many different recipes there are. I will have to spend mo... Read more
First 10 pounds
Monday, July 20, 2009      5 comments

emoticon I did it! My first 10 pounds! I feel good, healthy, optimistic and pleased with my efforts. Slowly I a... Read more
Sunday, July 19, 2009      1 comments

I came home from my weekend in the mountains tired and a little discourgaged. I thought I planned good meals - even made a penne dish with whole grain penne and measured everything out carefully. However, when I came home and entered my meals ... Read more

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