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Awesome Milestone Met
Friday, March 14, 2014      7 comments

As of my weigh in last night, I have passed the 25 pounds lost mark. The feeling is so awesome. But more than that, I have the boost from making it this far. It has helped me to change my thinking, I can do this. Each week, I don't care how muc... Read more
Little Triumph
Monday, March 03, 2014      1 comments

This weekend was one that tried my ability to stay within my point allotment. On Sunday, I went with a friend to Omaha. We were shopping for her wedding flowers. One the way home, we stopped at Applebee's. Although Applebee's is very WW friendly... Read more
Weighing in
Thursday, February 13, 2014      5 comments

It's weigh in day again. Seems like that day of the week comes around way too fast. I fell good about tonight's weigh-in. Crossing my fingers!... Read more
Time
Sunday, January 12, 2014      5 comments

Time has gotten away from me. Last thing I remember, it was June and my son was in an accident. Now it's January. I had to pull myself out of the deepest pit of depression I had ever found myself in. It's time to change things around. It's time ... Read more
Give your keys to your Designated Driver before you touch your first drink
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      2 comments

That has become my "cause" now. I keep pushing everyone to drive safe. Call for a ride. Stay. Whatever you must do, just do not drive drunk. But as I was thinking it over. I realized that most of the time, the designated driver doesn't have the ... Read more
Copy of an email I wrote today:
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      3 comments

I recently received a card from you and MADD after the death of our son. I have a question regarding victims. Who is included in the category victim? I found out my son was drunk when he had his accident. Iím unsure where this leaves our family.... Read more
Just a quick vent
Friday, July 12, 2013      4 comments

Having a few issues, you could say. The crap just keeps piling on. It's not enough to lose my son, he left loose ends every where, I probably have a granddaughter I've never met, finances are awful. Everyone seems to want something from him. An... Read more
After everyone goes home:
Friday, July 05, 2013      4 comments

I had a lot of support the week between my sons death and the funeral. Then everyone left. They went back to their lives. I'm grateful my parents stayed an extra day. But all this week, we have been trying to figure out how to wrap our minds aro... Read more
Good bye to one of the best
Monday, June 24, 2013      5 comments

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Your body is a temple, not a drive-through. ~Author Unknown
Monday, March 11, 2013      2 comments

Your body is a temple, not a drive-through. ~Author Unknown Today, I return to my list of quotes for blog ideas. The drive through reference is quite fitting for society these days. Drive through's are just too dang convenient, aren't they.... Read more
The biggest seller is cookbooks
Monday, February 25, 2013      3 comments

The biggest seller is cookbooks and the second is diet books - how not to eat what you've just learned how to cook. ~Andy Rooney I am guilty. I have a cookbook weakness. For some reason, I just "need" more cookbooks. Now, as I've gotten old... Read more
Back from New Orleans
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      2 comments

Guess who's back ! ! ! It was a very, very long drive. We went with some other people, so it made for some interesting events ... Read more
To lengthen your life, shorten your meals. ~Proverb
Friday, February 01, 2013      1 comments

Even more good advice. I have never really understood how my parents' generation could just sit around the table for an hour or more after a meal. When I'm done, I'm done. I have noticed though, that when people linger, like if we go out t... Read more
I am only one
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      2 comments

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. What I can do, I should do. And what I should do, by the grace of God, I will d... Read more
When friends tell you how awesome you look,
Friday, January 25, 2013      3 comments

When friends tell you how awesome you look, drop the "I still have more to go" crap. You worked hard and you deserve the compliment! ~Jillian Michaels Very, very good advice. Several years back, a dear friend once told me when someone pays ... Read more

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