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Sweet Potato Casserole - updated
12/14 - I forgot to tell you, use a 9 x 13" pan. Also, I plan to use veggie spray in it. I went online last night and figured the calories, etc for the whole receipe and it's scary. I'll have to wait until I make it on Christmas to figure ho... Read more
This Sunday month our minister is preaching on different aspect of Christmas. Last week was "Christmas Wisdom: The Story of the Wise Men". Points made were:
- A wise person's journey is one of faith. FACT: God's journey always involves fai... Read more
II Cor 1:3-4
These past few days, I've been reminded 3 separate times of II Cor. 1:3-4, "PRAISE BE TO THE GOD AND FATHER OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE FATHER OF COMPASSION AND THE GOD OF ALL COMFORT, WHO COMFORTS US IN ALL OUR TROUBLES. SO THAT WE CAN COMFOR... Read more
Success at dinner tonight!
I'm so glad I read NANHBH's blog about self effacacy. I'm going to try to quit looking at losing 5 pounds at a time, and instead look to lose just 1 measly pound; and then another, then another. I KNOW I can lose ONE pound. With that succes... Read more
Whew! I didn't do quite as well as I wanted to while on vacation, and gained a few pounds - but I took the cowards way out by not posting my weight last Monday. So, when I weighed today (Sunday's my 'official' day) I was delighted to find that... Read more
Friday the 26th
Yes, I over-ate Thanksgiving Day, but I'm looking at the positives: I ate less than I used to on such occasions, and I spent 40 minutes on the treadmill last eve. Unfortunately, my eyes were too big today, and I over-ate again. sigh. At leas... Read more
I hope everyone (in the USA) has had a very nice (and safe) Thanksgiving Day. And for those of you who are or have been buried under snow and/or ice - I hope you soon are able to get relief from those circumstances.
I had a healthy breakf... Read more
We're in the midst of a trip, so I don't have access to my scales. I've worked a lot (but not perfectly - I don't want anyone to hate me for being perfect) on eating well. I've not done as well with exercise. But last Saturday we went to a fo... Read more
I've waited all day to enter my weigh-in/measurement figures - I'm disappointed in me, having gained 2 pounds this week! ... Read more
Bits and pieces of my life
A friend I hadn't talked with in awhile asked me today what I've been doing. My mind went mostly blank. Ahhh, the joys of advancing age. LOL
Most weeks I volunteer in my grandson's classroom, and at a no-kill animal shelter. I also atte... Read more
For those of you who have been knitting socks for a long time, think back to the first one you did: now you know how excited I am. I successfully (with telephone help from a friend) turned the heel last night and am now working the foot. Yes, I ... Read more
I just did almost 30 minutes of (heavy) housework. Now that is behind me, and I also burned calories....double good!
My grandsons were out of school today, and while the younger went to a babysitter's, I watched the older one at his house ... Read more
"This is the day the Lord has made; I WILL rejoice and be glad in it."
Our preacher sent an email this week, stating that his sermon was going to be on "Taking Off The Mask" so I wore the t-shirt I got at last year's Extraordinary Women's c... Read more
As promised, here's my report on the baseball tournament......
The team Josh's team played lost a game yesterday, won their first game today, and went on to defeat Josh's team, 7 - 6. BUT, the score is misleading - it really wasn't that cl... Read more
Sunday, after church, before ballgame
I was feeling somewhat virtuous until I tracked my lunch on SP. sigh. Oh well, this evening is a new start. My good feeling came from the fact that I declined to take a 3rd piece of Italian bread and butter-substitute for lunch. Ok, so maybe... Read more