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So THIS is How it Happens!

Friday, November 28, 2014      6 comments

I've been a bit frustrated for I guess it's a year now. I've been in a maintenance mode when I would like to be in a few more pounds lost mode and.....oh yeah, actually make that a few pounds gained mode. Not the plan!! There are a ... Read more

Learning from the children in our lives

Sunday, November 09, 2014      5 comments

Children have a totally different perspective than we "time-tainted" adults. Until life and experience change this, we can learn so much from the way they see things. Case in point. We have this beautiful little 3 year old in our fami... Read more

It's a Sign of the Times..........

Sunday, November 02, 2014      4 comments

Lyrics of old songs pop into my head and run in a continuous loop in there even if the song itself was never a particular favorite. Today, it is an old Petula Clark song.............. "It's a sign of the times And I know that I ... Read more

AGING.......funny for the day

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      7 comments

Aging……………. As I was lying around, pondering the problems of the world, I realized that, at my age, I don't really give a rat's ass anymore. ... If walking is good for your health, the postman would be immor... Read more

I love when I discover something new!

Friday, October 17, 2014      6 comments

I've got these little plastic microwave pasta cooker things that frankly did not impress me after I got them. Pasta is not that big a deal to cook on the stove top and it's not like it's a time saver. So these things have been stored on a top ... Read more

Raiden Sweety, I'm doing this for you

Friday, October 10, 2014      4 comments

There is so much of this health journey that is about motivation. 5 years ago, I saw an add in the back of a magazine. Sparkpeople, a free web community to help you meet your goals. I had regained a lot of the weight I had lost on weight ... Read more

These are a few of my favorite things..........

Thursday, September 11, 2014      8 comments

I am out of my usual environment right now. Unable to walk into the other room and grab a piece of fruit or raid the fridge. This is not all bad of course, that raiding the fridge or pantry can be a dangerous thing. Read more


Saturday, September 06, 2014      5 comments

In the kitchen, that is! Last week when we were together, my husband's sister said he was a picky eater. My mother used to say that too. But, to be totally fair to my DH, his "pickyness" as related to my mom's cooking, had more to do with... Read more

Sometimes you feel like a nut................

Thursday, August 28, 2014      5 comments

"Don't make me run. I'm full of chocolate!" —Uter" That's a quote from the Simpsons tickled my funny bone but I don't think it's entirely accurate for me. I'm more the " Oooo Chocolate! I'll run for that!" kind of girl. LOL ... Read more

We'll Never Be The Same Again.............

Tuesday, August 26, 2014      3 comments

But do we even want to be? As we go through life, changes happen. We tend to think about a lot of the changes that accompany age as being negative but really they are just different not necessarily bad. If I knew then what I know now,... Read more

Does a trophy need to be gilt?

Sunday, August 10, 2014      5 comments

I haven't run a race in a long time. Injuries kept me from the road races and common sense said that recreational running was more appropriate....for a while. LOL Of course, one sure way to get me to do anything is to call it a mini spark... Read more

HELP!!!!! I'm a prisoner!

Thursday, July 31, 2014      6 comments

I love my technology! Access to internet has allowed me to make friends I would have otherwise never met. When you live in the sticks, being able to shop, research and educate is like a gift. My fitbit flex nudges me to move even ... Read more

Pardon My Random Thoughts............

Friday, July 25, 2014      4 comments

They say the most powerful sex organ is the brain. Hmmmmm...... I say the most powerful tool we have for making changes in our lives, is our brain. I was thinking on Wednesday's run " how many times have I done this?" The route I... Read more

On to Plan B

Friday, July 18, 2014      4 comments

I worked with a dear friend who was so good at turning a frown upside down. It was a big trip on the rail cars so we brought him in to be chef and I served as his sous ... Read more

A Monster Lurks...............

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      8 comments

It's early morning. As I walk through the kitchen this morning I am filled with dread. I know, based on many other mornings, that a monster lurks in my home. I approach with caution. Tentatively nudge the sleeping beast with my toe and i... Read more

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