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ABC's of Friendship
(A)ccepts you as you are
(B)elieves in "you"
(C)alls you just to say "HI"
(D)oesn't give up you
(E)nvisions the whole of you (even the unfinished parts)
(F)orgives your mistakes
(I)nvites you o... Read more
I have just sent in an application to volunteer and would like to quote Martin Luther King, Jr on volunteering.
" Everyone can be great because anyone can serve. You don't need a college degree to serve. You don't even have to make your sub... Read more
The Goodness of Chocolate
A good piece of chocolate has about 200 calories. As I enjoy two servings per night and a few more on weekends, I consume 3,500 calories of chocolate in a week, which equals to one pound of weight per week.
Therefore, in the last three and ... Read more
Trying to start anew!
Looks like I need to get a blog going again. My life has been topsy turvy for the past 2 months. I haven't felt like blogging at all. I need to get at it again and let you all know I am still here. My heart is not in it though. Now I think I am... Read more
Well, I have a wonderful day today. There were 12 of us ladies that when out for lunch to celebrate 4 birthdays. Mom's was 10/5, mine was today as well as a dear friend of mine and another lady's is the 19th. We were showered with gifts and enjo... Read more
I guess it is time to blog since it has been almost a month. I am in TX. having driven down with mom to her home. Flying back to my home next week. In the mean time I am enjoying the friends I have made over the years and of course eating out, p... Read more
Today is forever
On 9/1 I wrote a blog about If only life were like a computer (unknown author) and didn't know what was in store for my future. I had actually lost our little Angel the end of July and thought about the possibility of using "control, alt, delete... Read more
If Only Life Was Like A Computer!
If you messed up your life, you could press “Alt, Ctrl, Delete” and start all over!
To get your daily exercise, just click on “run.”
If you needed a break from life, click on “suspend.”
Hit “any key” to continue life when ready.
To get e... Read more
My husband and 2 brother's went to our State Fair Thurs. One brother is from Knoxville, TN. and stayed with us overnight. I hadn't seen him since June and he as so full of wonderful compliments on my weight loss and facial skin texture. Felt "so... Read more
Again another day!
Here we are again. A new day and it hasn't changed. I had a dental appointment in Waconia where my son lives. Stopped in to see how he was doing. Much better, just a little pressure behind the eyes. Got home, did a couple things and the went to... Read more
How a day can change!
Today I was without my usual child care for my g/daughter(s). So I decided to take it easy, rest my painful back and enjoy my feet up. Got a call about 12:30 that my son was not answering his phone and had a bad migraine and his wife (at schoo... Read more
Friday the 13th
I can honestly say we had a great day today. Started out raining (what's new) and settled in this afternoon. Out for dinner after an afternoon of cards & laughing. This evening a great campfire with stars appearing in the sky. Relaxed, telling s... Read more
As many of you know, I have hard a difficult past 2 weeks and I am still grieving although it is getting better. This has been proved today when I got on the scale and gasped!! I guess all the weight I lost over the past 2 weeks is back with ven... Read more
Today was a flat affect day. Didn't want to do anything and really didn't. Didn't exercise but walked my stairs a couple times. Needed my nails done so went to the salon. They couldn't fit me in so came home and finished my book. Made dinner bu... Read more
1 Week later
I have not had a good week with all the emotions in play. Today was weigh in day for our challenge and I felt I would have dropped weight as I am not eating nor moving around like I should. Today, even though our loss has been one week ago today... Read more