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Let's talk some turkey...

Wednesday, October 17, 2012      6 comments

I have always had trouble coughing up the money for a turkey or turkey breast mid week. You know, no holiday, nothing special, just for our meals. With our new diet this year, this has changed. From January thru July we roasted or grilled abo... Read more

Week One 5% challenge - Snap out of it!!!

Tuesday, October 09, 2012      9 comments

I heard about a funny, yet effective reminder. Wish I could give credit where it is due, but I just saw it in passing on TV a while back. Wear a rubber band on your wrist. Use it to snap yourself back to reality. I decided to incorporate... Read more

Healthy Halloween? Oh yeah!

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      8 comments

I have always been the compulsive, type A kind of gal. I learned a long time ago, do not bring the Halloween candy into the house until about five minutes before sunset on Oct.31st, if you get my drift. I am not worried about having candy ... Read more

Just for Today in pictures....

Tuesday, October 02, 2012      7 comments

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Eight weeks (or less) to my goal...

Monday, October 01, 2012      4 comments

Saw Dr. OZ on a commercial ( health tidbit ) this morning. Like an answer to my prayers, he was speaking about hitting a “plateau” while on a diet. OK, I sparked to attention quickly ~ LOL. He suggested the “Zig-Zag” approach to get losin... Read more

Cheap & Easy 100 calorie snack

Friday, September 28, 2012      5 comments

I used to really love microwave popcorn. A couple of years ago, we would eat it almost every night as a snack during the fall and winter months. Somewhere along the way, we noticed that the corn was burning quicker and it just did not tast... Read more

Born in a Barn ~ part three assignment #7 of the 5% challenge

Thursday, September 27, 2012      2 comments

I had an ah-ha moment with my Fall 5% challenge today. This is a private, 8 week, I call intense, challenge. The actual dates are October 6 thru December 1, 2012. We are already on assignment #11! I am really appreciating the level of expe... Read more

12 weeks of To Do

Sunday, September 16, 2012      2 comments

Oh for pete’s sake….I would probably never be able to finish anything without a deadline. I signed up for the 12-12-12 challenge in my 50+ team about four weeks ago. Still no weight loss! Checked in with the team this morn to weigh in and som... Read more

Is this what is happening?

Friday, August 17, 2012      6 comments

I found this picture on Pinterest. I feel that this must be what is happening (hopefully) to me! Since I joined the 12-12-12 challenge last month, I’ve yet to los... Read more

Born in a Barn ~ Part Two

Thursday, July 26, 2012      5 comments

Go with the flow….I hear that a lot. It sure helps as we go through life struggles. But in really thinking, praying and analyzing about, “Go with the Flow” I feel it can also be an excuse to be a bystander in life vs. being your own captain,... Read more

Pictures from my Garden

Wednesday, July 18, 2012      3 comments

Have a Happy Wonderfully Healthy ... Read more

Pool Exercise Pictures with Mom

Tuesday, July 10, 2012      1 comments

MIL, Florence and I getting done with the morning workout, "Come on Janey, we've had enough for one Day!". Read more

Digging Deeper

Monday, July 09, 2012      3 comments

When the scales won’t move and the tape measure doesn’t cinch any tighter, I sometimes have to dig deep to keep at it. What in the world? I eat healthy, exercise and still for the last month no changes! I smoked cigarettes for 40 years. U... Read more

Healthy & Happy Holiday ~ (w/ pix)

Sunday, July 01, 2012      0 comments

Wishing you a Healthy and Happy 4th of July! ... Read more

Bowing Down to All Sparkers today!

Friday, June 29, 2012      1 comments

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


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