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I've got to figure out a better way

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      4 comments

The sun made me sick again today. I went out for my walk/run about 6:50 this morning. The rest of the day has been spent in bed with chills, body aches, burning eyes, and extreme fatigue. I think it is time to take the walk to the gym and... Read more

I'm home and beginning again

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      6 comments

Hey, hey, hey!!! I'm back and when I got on the scale this morning, I weighed 202.8. I guess the strange deal with the scale was that it said I had lost weight a couple of weeks ago when I actually hadn't. I don't know...but, I'm back from the... Read more

something weird's going on

Saturday, June 01, 2013      7 comments

I've had the weirdest week with my weight. remember the experiment I was doing? Well, it hasn't gone so well. Just as a reminder, here is the Hypothesis: "Hypothesis: If I eat 1200- 1250 calories, drink, 8 glasses of wa... Read more

Express Yourself!

Friday, May 31, 2013      4 comments

With reference to my previous blog, I love to look at people. When I look at people, I take in all of them...their faces, skin color, eyes, texture and color or their hair, the composition of their face with all the shadows and lines, their cl... Read more

100 strangers and the beauty of growing old

Friday, May 31, 2013      5 comments

A few years ago, when I struggling with the first signs of aging in my face, I was really distressed about it....especially in this culture where it seems that beauty is a god, wrinkles and fat are forbidden, and perfection is a must...even at t... Read more

new baby coming...please pray

Thursday, May 30, 2013      5 comments

My grandson is about to make his entrance into the world. My daughter is having all the symptoms of early labor. Please pray that she doesn't go into labor at night because it is difficult for her to get to the hospital at night. Also,... Read more

i never thought i'd see the day

Wednesday, May 29, 2013      3 comments

I'm still following my experiment as closely as possible, and today, I was running around all day and didn't get to eat the way that I should. I ate high fiber cereal and almond milk for breakfast, grabbed 1/3 of a black forest subway sand... Read more

i'm happy to report...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      8 comments

Thank you for all your prayers. I'm happy to report that my husband has gone back to work. emoticon... Read more

something changed today

Tuesday, May 28, 2013      9 comments

I went for my walk/run toward the "monks' today and I noticed during one of my "running" intervals I noticed that something changed. I call it "running" because it makes me feel stronger, but I'm pretty sure it's anything BUT running. Read more

Does anger or other stress motivate you to do something productive?

Monday, May 27, 2013      5 comments

I have known many people whose anger motivated them to exercise, clean house, and other things that were productive, and I noticed last week when my stress levels were extremely high, that I walked further than I normally would have. It's s... Read more

my virtual treasure chest

Monday, May 27, 2013      3 comments

I sometimes get discouraged, as I'm sure you have seen, so I'm creating a virtual treasure chest where I collect blogs, tips, articles, uplifting quotes, and things that people have said to me to encourage me along the way. This is my treas... Read more

goal for this week: an experiment

Sunday, May 26, 2013      6 comments

I want to lose 1.4 pounds this week and I'm not exactly sure how to do that. So I'm going to set this up as an experiment and see what happens. Hypothesis: If I eat 1200- 1250 calories, drink, 8 glasses of water, and walk for 2 miles, ... Read more

I am a "famous girlfriend"

Sunday, May 26, 2013      5 comments

I called my daughter yesterday to check on her because of the flooding in her area. In the background, I could hear my 5-yearold grandson jumping up and down and begging to talk to me. The he said, "She's..." (something I couldn't understand o... Read more

what i like about tracking my nutrition

Saturday, May 25, 2013      4 comments

I was introduced to tracking my nutrition several years ago by a nutritionist. I hated it. Reintroduced to food tracking again about a year and a half ago when I entered the free wellness program through my family physician, I was resistant ... Read more

update on the walk toward the

Thursday, May 23, 2013      3 comments here is my mileage so far on my walk/run toward the monks at the Abbey at Subiaco, Arkansas (a total of 205 miles from my house), and a link to the blog I wrote that tells the whole story (for those of you who may not know what I'm talki... Read more

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