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A Heartbreaking Goodbye to Abby

Thursday, August 08, 2013      10 comments

A little over two weeks ago, our little 8 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Abby , died suddenly of a heart attack. She was only a few feet away from me, just out of my line of sight as i sat drawing in my recliner. She never made a sound ... Read more

Another Question and answer game

Friday, October 26, 2012      4 comments

I got these from my friend CHERIRIDDELL 1. What song do you love to dance to? The Flight of the Bumblebee. ( Just kidding, but can't you just picture it??? I'd need a pot of strong coffee and some speed first.) 2. If you could have a... Read more

One word answer game

Sunday, October 21, 2012      6 comments

I thought this was fun, and even with just one word answers , I learned a few new things about my friend. I'm gonna give it a whirl, hope you will too. Copied this from HICKOCKHALEY Not as easy as you might think! Copy and Paste in... Read more

Back from 9 days on a Spark friend journey

Saturday, September 22, 2012      8 comments

Well, I am back home after a whirlwind week of fun and friendship. I flew from Chicago to Edmonton, Alberta in Canada for 9 days to visit my "separated at birth" Spark twin, CHERRIRIDDEL, and did we ever have a blast. We went to a dinner theatre... Read more

Hooray! I am

Wednesday, July 18, 2012      8 comments

This morning's weigh in moved me officially out of the "obese" classification and into the merely "overweight". I ran to tell my husband and did a dance of victory over being overweight. My dance may have actually been a rain dance, because we h... Read more

6-17-12 Progress Report

Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

I am down almost 15 pounds since the start of May. I'm walking the dogs 4-5 times a week, trying to get that number up a bit, but some days we are working hard in the yard and I need to rest my weary bones. I need to increase my exercise beyond ... Read more

5-25-12 Progress Report

Friday, May 25, 2012      4 comments

I'll reach the end of my second week and of Phase One of the South Beach food plan on Sunday. I've stuck to it well except for a few extra pistachios on 2 occasions. On my Monday weigh in, I had lost another 4.4 pounds. My cravings are down cons... Read more

Baby Steps Progress Report

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

The week ended on a good note for me. I took the dogs for walks twice. On Mothers Day my daughter called and with her stellar powers of persuasion talked me into starting the South Beach food plan which she has been doing and feeling so much bet... Read more

Helpful information about food cravings

Monday, May 07, 2012      5 comments

A friend sent me a link to a very informative and helpful article about food cravings this morning that made me realize some things in a different way about how some patterns have been engraved in my brain and become automatic, so that it's not ... Read more

Baby Steps

Saturday, May 05, 2012      8 comments

I will be 57 this month, but who's to say I'm too old for baby steps. I have taken so many giant leaps in life that turned out to be ill advised, in the wrong direction or unsustainable. Sustaining things is one of my weaker areas, actually. Whi... Read more

August miles

Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

Nothing to brag about this month. Between my trip to quilting school and playing catch up on work, I only hit my mileage goal of 18 one week of this month. September should be back up to standard. Still working to find that elusive balance betwe... Read more

WooHoo, Y'all! I fInally made it to Kentucky!

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      7 comments

I've been doing the "Virtual Walk across the US". You start in Virginia at the Atlantic Ocean and you log your miles walked, run and biked. Your miles are plotted on a map of a bike trail across the country and every time you log your miles, the... Read more

Mileage update for 2011

Thursday, August 04, 2011      9 comments

January: 0 February: 1.6 March: 25.9 (attempting to get back on track) April: 2.7 May: 16.0 (determined to get back on track again starting on the 25th, asked for accountability) June: 45.9 July:84.3 'Nuff said! Read more

Review of last week/ Goals for this week

Sunday, July 17, 2011      5 comments

Mileage goal: 18 miles Actual mileage 18.2 miles Calorie goal: Stay under 1800/day & track EVERYTHING Actual: Stayed under every day but Saturday This week's goals: Maintain mileage and calories at same levels for one more week.... Read more

On the Road to Damascus

Wednesday, July 13, 2011      9 comments

No, not the biblical one. The one in Virginia on my "Virtual Walk/run/bike across the U.S.". I just reached a point in southern Virginia where I am within a few miles of both North Carolina and Tennessee's borders. I have had my eye on that spot... Read more


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