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January - A Month Devoted to Progress
Thursday, January 05, 2017      6 comments

This month I will be doing a 3 wk challenge my dil is hosting. It's a commitment to proper eating and exercise. This particular challenge will be 21 days starting Monday, Jan 9. The idea is to get moving and to eat healthy. I like the ... Read more
Life's roller coaster
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      13 comments

Just a short update. I've been on the roller coaster since the news that my brother Dave was in his last days on this earth. I know most of you understand as you've had to go through it with a loved one. Sobbing, laughter, eating binges. ... Read more
Wicked Wednesday
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      9 comments

Every once in awhile I feel like just doing something "wicked". Not really, but something different. Or something I haven't done in a long time. Do you ever get like that? ... Read more
Soup for Breakfast
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      11 comments

It's that time of year. Chilly mornings, warm days. I'm loving it. As we ease into autumn my eating habits change slightly. I've decided a nice soup for brekkie most days would be very satisfying. Just think, a flavorful broth-based s... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge is on the horizon!
Thursday, September 08, 2016      14 comments

Everyone is invited! Teams are forming! http://www.sparkpeople.com/m
yspark/groups_individual.a
sp?gid=67775 Spread the word!!!!! ... Read more
Motivated for August Accomplishments
Monday, August 01, 2016      13 comments

I'm just back from a camping trip in this part of gorgeous Colorado. Plenty of sunshine and walking was just part of this fantastic trip. Today ... Read more
Week One, Day Three
Monday, June 27, 2016      8 comments

I had a healthy breakfast of fresh pineapple and cottage cheese within 1 hour of getting up. That's 2 checks already! The day's menu is carefully planned out. I am happy to say I have a perfectly balanced menu. Another check. Exercise to... Read more
Week One/Day Two Challenge
Sunday, June 26, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday went very well with my food plan. Turns out the retirement party is next week so no temptation of party food. I did bring a chicken wrap with me and had 1/2 in the car while hubby drove us to a fast food place. I just had plain tea.... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge: Day One
Saturday, June 25, 2016      9 comments

Day one of the 8 week challenge. I'm on the Tiger Monarch team. I'm giving this challenge my best effort ever and surpass my goal of 10 pounds. ... Read more
We'll See.... Part Two
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      11 comments

Yesterday was a flip-flop of last Friday's doc visit. I had the weekend to think about the situation and went with a list of questions and concerns, including what hadn't been discussed on Friday. The doc looked at me and asked what change... Read more
We'll see
Saturday, May 21, 2016      9 comments

My doctor's visit went so-so. I have a new doc and he asked so many questions. Among them, why did I stop taking certain meds? Why didn't I go to pain management? He wasn't critical but I still felt little. Why take a med that makes me ... Read more
Duck, Duck, Duck
Thursday, April 07, 2016      9 comments

Yesterday was ever so interesting around here. I went to check on the ducklings only to find one missing. I looked everywhere so decided to wait to hear it cry out. Meanwhile, the others made a mess of things splashing most of the water out of... Read more
Hello Again, World!
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      5 comments

I'm back online using dh's computer til the battery for mine arrives. The phone is working again. I am pleased and relieved that it turned out a mouse did not eat at the wiring but that the power strip to the base line was wonky. I neve... Read more
Loss of Communication
Friday, March 25, 2016      6 comments

Last week the battery in my computer died. By Sunday evening my phone decided not to work. I suspect a mouse chewed some wires. It's been a very long week without being able to talk to folks unless I drive to town. It's spring break so didn'... Read more
Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast
Monday, March 07, 2016      14 comments

It tastes like it anyway. Pureed pumpkin in my oatmeal with pumpkin pie spice and stevia. What a great way to start week two! ... Read more

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