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Saturday, August 20, 2011      2 comments

It's been a very good week. I've worked hard and lost 5 lbs of the weight that I had gained. It feels good to be back on track. However, tomorrow is a double birthday party that my niece is giving and she is a professional baker. It's going ... Read more

Busy, Busy

Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

My mom is settled in the convelscant home and looks a bit better. They are doing therapy on her legs to help her to stand again. So, so far so good. I've gone back to taking care of myself and my husband. Together we have had a good wee... Read more

Mon - Aug 15th

Monday, August 15, 2011      1 comments

Today is Monday, the beginning of a new week. I've had my weekend and satisfied all my cravings. I'm ready to get back on track and I'm actually looking forward to it. I wish the weather would be nicer but whatever it is, it is. I'm disappoi... Read more

Last Day

Sunday, August 14, 2011      4 comments

Today was my last day of indulging myself. I finished off my cravings with a dish of pasta. It was good, I savored it and now I'm ready to move on. Tomorrow begins a more determined time. I'm ready for this and actually looking forward to i... Read more

New Goals

Saturday, August 13, 2011      3 comments

Mom is doing great, now it's just going to take time to heal and get walking again. She'll be in the hospital for awhile and then go to a convelscant home. This will be good for my Dad too as it will give him a break to rest up from taking car... Read more

Update on Mom and what I've learned

Friday, August 12, 2011      4 comments

They finally were able to operate on Mom at 9 pm last night. At 2 am this morning we got a call that she was out of sugery and doing well. They are still monituring her heart as her blood pressure is running about 94/32 but as long as that is ... Read more

Waiting and waiting

Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

We're still waiting to hear something, anything. My nerves are shot between yesterday and today. It was easy not to snack last night as I ate so much during the day, I made myself sick. All those little tricks I used to use didn't work. Hang... Read more


Tuesday, August 09, 2011      1 comments

It's been a tough 2 days for my family. My Mom fell yesterday and now she can't walk at all. Yesterday when I saw her, I thought she needed the emergency room but she wouldn't go. Well this morning when the nurse came to see her, she call ... Read more


Monday, August 08, 2011      3 comments

Today is Monday, the start of a new week. It seems like every Monday is the start of a new week. In the beginning of the week, I have such plans, I jump into my exercise, fix my meals and have such high hopes. As the middle of the week approa... Read more

Happy News

Friday, August 05, 2011      4 comments

I have some happy news to report. I am no longer on steriods in fact off all eye meds. The scale has reversed itself so now I am losing ozs instead of gaining them daily. Finally things seem to be back to normal. I had a great day in the poo... Read more

Comfort zones

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      1 comments

I want to talk about pushing yourself out of your comfort zone in exercises, much like a personal trainer would do to you. But there are other comfort zones that we hide behind too. My personal one is being able to snack at night. A trip to t... Read more


Saturday, July 30, 2011      0 comments

My daughter has a beautiful pool but she has a terrible ladder to get in and out of the pool. My husband and I haven't gone in her pool since she got it last year because of the ladder. After my excapades with changing the filters at home, she... Read more

Help please

Thursday, July 28, 2011      4 comments

I am getting so frustrated. I've been doing this for a year and a half now. I track my nutrition everyday and exercise at least 30 mins a day sometimes up to 70 mins. I watch my blood sugar and it is low in the 80-100 FBS area. I've even bee... Read more

3 Parts to Sucess

Saturday, July 23, 2011      1 comments

So you think you have it down pat, know what you need to eat and how to exercise but have you taken care of the third part of the equation? The part that will keep you in the healthy zone for the rest of your life? I am talking about the me... Read more


Friday, July 22, 2011      0 comments

What keeps you motivated? This was worth pondering because when things are going well, the momentum alone keeps you going but it's when things are not going well that you need something to push ahead. When I first started I had grand ideas... Read more

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