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A Shopping Trip Today Cost Me 4 Whole Cents ! !

Saturday, April 25, 2015      7 comments

Isn't my new metal candelabra cool looking ? My sweetie found it in the shed on the property of our little apartment building. Apparently it had been left by a tena... Read more

My WATER DIET

Thursday, April 23, 2015      9 comments

Okay, so I haven't been doing very well. I've been drinking. AND EATING ! And I've gained 20 pounds over the past year. I'm UPSET with myself. So I came up with a ne... Read more

New Addition to our Family

Monday, April 06, 2015      4 comments

Bought a cockatiel from our neighbor for my sweetie for Easter. He said it was "the best gift he ever received". Johnny just loves birds. He named his new cockatiel "Co... Read more

Artificial Sweeteners Make You Fatter

Monday, March 23, 2015      6 comments

I've always noticed that when I drank Diet Soda in the past, I developed this insatiable thirst and couldn't stop drinking. Also I felt really hungry and craved sugar. ... Read more

Joel Osteen inspired me today

Sunday, March 22, 2015      3 comments

Joel Osteen inspired me today - like he does every Sunday when my sweetheart and I listen to him on TV and every other day when I receive a little devotion by email. ... Read more

Four Month Personal Challenge

Saturday, March 21, 2015      5 comments

Can't believe I haven't blogged since November ! Why did I get out of the habit ? I really don't know. But the main thing is - I'm back ! Johnny was alcohol-free... Read more

We're supporting each other (alcohol-free)

Sunday, November 30, 2014      10 comments

Tonight I am finishing up 30 Days completely alcohol-free. And I'm proud of me. But I'm even more proud of my sweetheart, Johnny, who is finishing up Day Number 5. Why is 5 even better than 30 you ask ? Because Johnny was much more a... Read more

I'm on a Perpetual Vacation

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      6 comments

It's Thanksgiving time, and although I thank God daily for all my blessings, this is a special time to remember what we are grateful for. I am immeasurable grateful to God ... Read more

Take Time . . .

Saturday, November 22, 2014      4 comments

Take time to pray . . . it helps to bring God near and washes the dust of earth from your eyes. Take time for friends . . . they are the source of happiness. Take time for work . . . it is the price of success. Take time to think ... Read more

My Version of HALT

Friday, November 14, 2014      3 comments

I've heard for many years of the acronym, HALT, when you're tempted to have a drink. It stands for Hungry - Angry - Loneliness - Tired When you want a drink, you're supposed to stop and ask yourself if that urge is really one of thes... Read more

My New Vision Board

Tuesday, November 04, 2014      5 comments

Here it is: My New Vision Board which reads "ALCOHOL - FREE" I want to remain "positive" about my new status in life. I've got lots of positive words to reminds... Read more

Who Inspires You ?

Monday, October 27, 2014      6 comments

I've been Sparking for over 2 years now and I'm 30 pounds down from my starting weight. I've had many alcohol-free streaks, the longest being 107 days over the holidays last year. Right now I'm on Day #13 alcohol-free with no end in sight. ... Read more

Are You PreDiabetic ?

Thursday, October 16, 2014      4 comments

Did you know you can REVERSE Prediabetes and PREVENT Type 2 Diabetes ? emoticon First of all - What is Pre... Read more

A lot of work to make this coffee cake - but it was worth it !

Tuesday, October 14, 2014      6 comments

In the latest issue of Prevention Magazine they had several desserts that incorporated veggies in the recipe. I decided t try one: the Squash and Apple Coffee Cake. I c... Read more

Triumph Over Temptation

Wednesday, September 17, 2014      5 comments

I'm proud of myself today for saying "No, thanks". It was a BIG temptation. Our neighbor, (funny her name is "Angel") knocked on our door and offered us a bottle of tequila. "Do you still drink?", she inquired. We haven't had tequila s... Read more


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