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Do Without--For A While!

Thursday, March 18, 2010      5 comments

I have found that the longer I can hold off eating a certain food, the more the taste will not be what I remembered. I can no longer eat most fast food, ice cream, eggs, very sweet foods, any sweets for breakfast, donuts. Just recently I reac... Read more

St. Patrick's Day

Wednesday, March 17, 2010      2 comments

I hope everyone has a Happy St. Patrick's Day. No one I know has a drop of Irish blood in us, but we go all out for this day. This is how it started. Years ago a business that my DH knows, started serving corned beef and cabbage on this day.... Read more

Wabi sabi

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      1 comments

In the April 17 issue of Woman's Day magazine, there's a tremendous article about Wabi sabi. In essence, it's a way of thinking that accepts ourselves and others and possessions as imperfect and sometimes flawed and what's right about it all. ... Read more

Just Petty

Monday, March 15, 2010      8 comments

I just read a note from Coach Jen about our e-mail. She said SPeople was a are that there is a problem and are working with it. What got to me is that people are e-mailing her and others saying that if they can't "get their act together" they... Read more

Spring Forward

Sunday, March 14, 2010      5 comments

I just read a blog that made me think deeply. This is the time of year the the clocks "spring forward." What a wonderful time for us to spring forward and recommit to our healthy journey. I have not done well for several weeks. I've been on... Read more

My Bad

Friday, March 12, 2010      6 comments

I'm not giving up! I have gotten close to several people who no longer sign in to SparkPeople. I think they've probably gained weight and didn't want to admit it. I think I've gained a couple of pounds lately but I won't quit. I haven't been... Read more


Thursday, March 11, 2010      2 comments

I keep blogging about spring, but I just got my ultimate sign. I saw a robin sitting on the wire outside my patio window. I've seen daffodils, children playing outside, buds, mown grass, but a robin is THE sign of spring for me. Woohoo! And ... Read more

First Diet

Tuesday, March 09, 2010      8 comments

Can you remember the first diet you went on? Mine was a salt-free diet. I wasn't an overweight child--not until I got into my teens. I was well endowed and had a figure-eight figure, but I wasn't large. My dad and older sister were always ... Read more

First Major Walk

Monday, March 08, 2010      4 comments

I went for my first major walk today. I walked our local Woodward Park which is 2 miles around--hills and curves. I walked it in about an hour. I wasn't panting, I wasn't heaving, and it's been several hours and I'm not stiff. Woo hoo! Now... Read more

Short and Sweet

Sunday, March 07, 2010      7 comments

Sometimes I like to read a short blog. So here's one. Went for a walk with daughter and grandson. That's all.... Read more

Having an Off Day

Saturday, March 06, 2010      2 comments

Today is one of my off days. I don't feel like watching what I'm eating. I'm not eating sweets and junk, but I'm eating what I feel like. Which is carbos. I've had a sandwich, a piece of toast, and a light enchillada. I also had a lot of fr... Read more

Litter Walk

Friday, March 05, 2010      5 comments

My grandbabies and I went on a litter walk today. I read about it in a magazine. We took a large claw-like thingie for picking up trash and a trash bag. We had a lot of fun. Our neighborhood is cleaner, the kids had fun, and I got a long wal... Read more

Hani--No Handicapped

Thursday, March 04, 2010      6 comments

At one time I was considered handicapped. I even had a handicap sticker for my car. I was almost 300 pounds and needed both knees replaced. This was not so much due to my weight because I was told I needed the knee replacements when I was in ... Read more

What to Blog About

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      3 comments

I want to blog every day but sometimes I run out of thoughts. That's what's happening today. I guess I'll get the grandbabies ready for a walk and go outside. It WAS sunny but now cloudy. I better get my butt in gear before it rains.... Read more

Spring in Central California

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      2 comments

There are signs of spring everywhere. On a Sunday walk, I recorded many signs. My neighbor's tree. A neighbor mowing his lawn. Read more

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