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Corn muffins and Coconut
Friday, December 07, 2012      11 comments

I was asked to bring corn muffins to a dinner party this week. I made the mistake of bringing home the leftovers. I must be very careful to limit that treat, but I am enjoying each bite. For extra fiber I have an ounce of dry coconut almost e... Read more
The middle of the muddle
Thursday, December 06, 2012      7 comments

Though I'm not much of a jogger due to knee, back and balance issues, I think this time of year many of us are on that never ending treadmill. I find myself putting too many things on hold while not accomplishing nearly enough on my to do list... Read more
Too much popcorn
Sunday, November 18, 2012      15 comments

I dread hopping on the scale tomorrow. Today we took our grandsons to a darling movie...'Wreck-it Ralph'. Unfortunately, I ate a bit more popcorn than I should have and even worse, I had a cup of hot cocoa after. It was a magical day, but I k... Read more
One Week to Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 15, 2012      8 comments

I so love this time of year. My body, however, has mixed success. I am determined to maintain or even lose a bit of weight between now and the new year. As I plan our menu for next week I get a little nervous. The family traditions are expec... Read more
Monday, November 12, 2012      10 comments

Ouch! My arm is red, hot, painful. Trying high dose oral antibiotics. Once before I had this and ended up with three infusions each day for two weeks. I don't want to go there. Can't do weights, but can walk. Pretty dizzy and w... Read more
Saturday, November 10, 2012      9 comments

Today I had the joy of playing with my 8 and 9 year old grandsons and almost three year old gd. Hide and seek, make believe, dance, and tag were their games for the day. I only got to stay an hour, but the joy and laughter will ripple through ... Read more
No Silliness?
Thursday, November 08, 2012      9 comments

An older gentleman who dh and I know often sports a ball cap that reads 'grumpy' across the front. It suits him perfectly. He is opposed to all silliness. As we discussed the Christmas dinner party for our little band of co-ministers, he insi... Read more
Sabotage Time!
Monday, November 05, 2012      15 comments

This time of year is always hard. So many people want me to try this or that goodie. I'm pretty good at just taking a taste these days, but it is still a challenge. However, I do remind myself that last year I actually lost a couple of pounds... Read more
Beautiful fall day
Saturday, November 03, 2012      12 comments

We walked to enjoy this glorious day. I didn't have energy to go as far as I would have liked, but it felt wonderful to be in the fresh air and sunshine. Tomorrow we will go farther. I'm sure of it! Awesome!... Read more
Resting from a couple procedures
Friday, November 02, 2012      9 comments

Had upper and lower endoscopies this morning. Three polyps removed...hooray for prevention. Also still have some gastritis and also had to have esophagus stretched again. It feels good to swallow, but no solid food until tomorrow. After only ... Read more
Mother Nature speaks up!
Monday, October 29, 2012      5 comments

Mother nature is on a rampage on the east coast of the United States as Sandy rears her angry head. I pray for all in her path. May all find their way to safety and recover well. My heart breaks for everyone in harm's way! ... Read more
Back on track
Sunday, October 28, 2012      6 comments

After time caring for 98 year old very negative, always and forever, mom, it was great to be home again. Helped with birthday/ costume party for grandson and his brother and sister on Friday. Twenty-five kids, many totally wild and refused to ... Read more
Tough times
Monday, October 01, 2012      6 comments

Just discovered that my Mom's care giver has stollen a lot of money while overdrawing her checking account. An investigation has begun, but mom wants to keep her because she needs the job. Such a mess. I think she understands why we have to m... Read more
Tea with Z
Tuesday, September 25, 2012      6 comments

I put together a little tea party for my sweet gd, Ziva. We had such fun. She is 2 3/4 now and so much fun. Usually we play lots of games, go to aquarium, children's museum, park, zoo, etc. This was such a fun little departure. I have a swe... Read more
I did it! ... 5k
Monday, September 24, 2012      6 comments

Though I found out later that the course was actually a bit short, I am still thrilled to have completed the event. I jogged about 80% of the race. I probably could have walked it in about the same time, but was so happy to have been able to j... Read more

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