Bowing Down to All Sparkers today!
I never leave the house. Literally, I take care of my 90 year old aunt Vera. She has become less mobile in recent years. It is easier to just stay home than put her through the rigors of the car, etc.
Aunt Vera has had to go to the skille... Read more
Born in a Barn ~ Part One
A 42 year old dream realized...
I have always wanted to live in a "Barn", and now I do. You could argue, it's a shop, garage, etc., but in my mind, it is "My Barn". My fairy tale. To me, the whole barn thing, represents a self-suffici... Read more
Little Pink Candy....
My Mother-in-law, Florence, loves those little pink candies, that always remind me of pepto bismal. Well, she was telling us several months ago, that she was having trouble finding the candy. Dave’s sister, Linda, in fact could not find them a... Read more
How to know if you've been through the change...
No folks, not menopause...(although, I'm sure I could expound on that topic as well...lol), I'm talking lifestyle change. The point for me that it was no longer just about weight loss , the scale and the mirror, you know what I mean. It truly ... Read more
Wasa Up ?!? aka Man can not live on bread alone
I love bread. Back in the good ol' days I could eat a whole loaf of french bread in one evening, enjoy a whole pizza myself, etc.
Well, years later that bread basket is still full ~ if you know what I mean.
About two months after starting... Read more
Use It or Lose It
My sweet husband Dave, suffered a heart attack in Nov. 2011. Up until about three years ago, Dave has always been super fit and active. Because of ill health, we really have not exercised much in recent years. After his heart attack, I bough... Read more
Back on Track
Wow - I went over one week without tracking any food. Not good news. My computer mouse quit working.
The great news - I kept eating as well as I have been. Yea!
Didn't lose any weight last week, but still eating healthy and worki... Read more
My First Entry
Thanks to Sparkpeople, I have finally started to learn about how good nutrition can really work for me.
My entire adult life, I have always worked hard. I'm one of those people always within about 20 pounds of my ideal weight. So, hist... Read more