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Thursday, July 23, 2015      4 comments

I just came home from a girlfriend date with my dearest, long-time bud of more than 20 years. We went for hand-pulled noodles at a wonderful Chinese restaurant here in Chandler, AZ. Funny, right? Who knew that the Phoenix metropolitan area had s... Read more

A note of goodbye

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      8 comments

This morning, my sweet kittie, Mimi, aka George, died. Sunday, while at work, I developed chest pain and my blood pressure was 200/114. I was admitted,... Read more

Just one thing

Sunday, January 04, 2015      1 comments

Just one thing....that's my mantra. Just one habit to work on making fresh and new. One thing to keep as a part of me (and one thing to give away - the excuse). So today, that one thing is logging my intake. That's all - just one thi... Read more

Feeling Isolated in a crowd

Sunday, December 21, 2014      2 comments

I'm on vacation - 10 days of no stress, no being blasted with requests for help, pressure to do more, time deadlines, inconsiderate stressed out doctors. So why am I feeling so isolated, disconnected? I've been running around and in a constant s... Read more

God works in mysterious ways...

Thursday, September 12, 2013      1 comments

That's what I keep telling myself. So I'm off Medifast for good, as well as all processed soy. Why you may ask? Because at the young age of 55, being post-menopausal, I've started bleeding. A week after restarting Medifast I started cramping a... Read more

phone blog

Sunday, July 14, 2013      1 comments

Just thought I'd Test Blogging From My Phone - Clearly NeedTo Amend How Writing Is Recorded To Get RId Of First Letter Caps! Lol... Read more

How many diets does it take to get healthy?

Monday, July 02, 2012      0 comments

The answer should be none, right? I feel like I"ve been on a diet or about to start a diet for most of my life. I know it's not the diets fault but for some reason, they get all the blame. I'm starting to think it may be my way of not acce... Read more

UGH! I hate falling off the wagon...

Tuesday, November 22, 2011      4 comments

but I love starting over. It's like a whole new chance to do it right. I'm having a hard time with comfort foods this week so I'm focusing today on 3 things: TRACKING everything, no matter how high in fat and calories; drinking water (at least 8... Read more

Rationalizing my weigh to healthy living

Tuesday, September 27, 2011      1 comments

So last night I told my husband about my change in thought process about weight loss - how going to the Medifast center was counter-intuitive to long-term health, how I had been feeling weak and depressed despite losing weight on Medifast. I hav... Read more

Day 2 of training for 5K

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

So many things that I had forgot over the it feels to be really that stirs the passion...feeling my muscles work...what a glorious memory to return as a fresh event today. I run small time bursts during my treadmill ... Read more

Just signed up for my first 5K!!!

Sunday, September 04, 2011      0 comments

I just signed up for my first race ever! Why, you may ask, would a 50+, seriously overweight non-athlete consider such an insane move? Inspiration. Sally Meyerhoff, the fastest woman in Arizona, was killed on March 8th, 2011 after being struck ... Read more

Evening tidings...

Saturday, September 03, 2011      0 comments

emoticon I am a night owl. I am also a nurse. Tonight I've decided to embrace my night-time being and welcome all S... Read more