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Lessons from Baby Ziva
Monday, June 28, 2010      4 comments

My six month old granddaughter has already had a monumentally rough journey from which I'm learning every day. ... Read more
Another new pursuit...actually many! Too many........
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      1 comments

O.k. so here I am not losing weight emoticonbut not really gaining either. I keep plugging away at the exercise and... Read more
Regrets, boo hoo!
Friday, June 18, 2010      3 comments

emoticon So, I heard this wonderful motivational speech about living each day so that at its end I would have no r... Read more
Enthusiasm Counts for Something!
Sunday, June 13, 2010      2 comments

O.k., so here I am beginning another new week. As with most of my "new" beginnings I'm starting out with great anticipation and enthusiasm. ... Read more
A Week at the Gym
Thursday, June 10, 2010      1 comments

Well, I did it. I actually got to the gym four times during my one week free trial membership. emoticon I discov... Read more
You made me go to the gym!
Monday, June 07, 2010      3 comments

So, there I was sitting at my computer reading about so many of you and the successes and struggles you've been going through. Well, I've been very stuck for the past several years at about 145-155. It has been so discouraging. I've allowed h... Read more
Another long day to smile
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      0 comments

I started to write this to include all the challenges of this day. Then, I decided not to bore the world so I deleted it all. I am very tired. I haven't gotten to everything on my to do list. But, I've gotten to a lot of those items and it f... Read more
Here comes summer!
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      3 comments

It's June! How can that be? Wasn't I supposed to be skinny enough by now to put on a swim suit or a pair of shorts without all those jiggly bits flapping about? Haven't I thought this same thing at the beginning of a lot of Junes? So true, s... Read more
How'd I get here anyway??
Thursday, May 27, 2010      1 comments

After reading another Spark blog I started recalling my own childhood influences. My mom liked to cook and bake. We were a meat and potatoes kind of family - lots of beef and chicken. We also grew most of our own produce. We had apples, plum... Read more
Human Garbage Can
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      5 comments

Yuck! I ate some of the left over pizza from Chuck E. Cheese. Now maybe that wouldn't be an awful thing, but since I've now done that for the past three days it is pretty awful. I just can't bring myself to throw away perfectly good food, eve... Read more
So Quiet, Time to Buckle Down
Saturday, May 22, 2010      2 comments

Our daughter's family left early this morning for home. The baby is recovering from her brain surgery and we are so thankful that she is doing as well as she is. Her brothers got her giggling yesterday. That sound was music to our ears. It w... Read more
That Water Thing...
Thursday, May 20, 2010      1 comments

O.k. so here I am wondering once more just why it is that the scale refuses to budge. As I review the food logs I feel pretty proud of myself. I stay pretty much below the target calories. Then I look more closely at the reports and a big oop... Read more
Pain, pain go away!
Wednesday, May 19, 2010      2 comments

I've listened far too long to the woeful sobs of my 5 month old granddaughter. I get migraines often and know how much they can hurt. I've had three concussions and know how debilitating they can be and how long the pain can go on. But, I've ... Read more
Stress: Here today gone tomorrow?
Friday, May 14, 2010      3 comments

Our granddaughter is healing a little more each day. Now here eyes are open again after her brain surgery ordeal a week ago. Though I can't remember when last I was so tired, it is a good tired all in all. I help take care of 5 & 7 year old b... Read more
360* Stress
Monday, May 10, 2010      3 comments

My four month old granddaughter underwent very delicate brain/skull surgery three days ago. My daughter's family came to stay with us while the baby is in the hospital and until she is released to return home. This is such a challenging time. ... Read more

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