Let's talk some turkey...
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!!!
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!
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
Eight weeks (or less) to my goal...
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
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
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
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?
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
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
Have a Happy
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Pool Exercise Pictures with Mom
MIL, Florence and I getting done with the morning workout, "Come on Janey, we've had enough for one Day!".
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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)
Wishing you a Healthy and Happy 4th of July!
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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