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A mantra fit for me

Monday, November 24, 2014      14 comments

Kelly, the SparkPeople office manager says: When life feels like it's out of control remember that you are the only one in control of your healthy habits! ... Read more

Just another day in my house

Saturday, November 15, 2014      15 comments

DH on the bed with Molly and Tony. Charlie is over on Molly's bed by the closet.... Read more

Looking for some motivation

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      15 comments

I have lost my motivation. I'm sure it is some where amidst the chaos of being a care giver for others. Unlike working at a job, the stress from care giving makes me feel that I am not in control. And that's exactly how I am behaving. So... Read more

Healing Myself

Friday, October 03, 2014      14 comments

On August 22nd, I had surgery to reduce the length of my ulna and to release the trigger thumb on my right hand. I spent 5 days in the post surgery wrap and, then on August 27th, I got a cast. Read more

My bad

Monday, August 11, 2014      11 comments

I have been so, so achy lately and it has seemed more muscular achy than skeletal achy. I think I know why. This is what my walking shoes look like. It's no wonder I hu... Read more


Tuesday, July 22, 2014      12 comments

I was at a funeral on Saturday, for my last uncle. I saw a woman there who seemed vaguely familiar but I couldn't place her. Well, it turned out to be my cousin's wife and she has lost ALOT of weight. I had heard that she was using MedFast (o... Read more

Went to the doctor

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      14 comments

My goals were to 1) have lost 18 pounds. Didn't happen. 2) have a cholesterol level below 200. Well, I'm at 201 and HDL is at 68 so I'll take this one as a win. 3) have a blood sugar level below 100. Didn't happen. I can't se... Read more

Intuitive eating

Friday, June 20, 2014      11 comments

or mindful eating, whatever term you use, is not for me. At least not yet. Not in the near future either. I always think I should eat. Perhaps I need to start at a more basic level and just admit to myself how hungry I am each time I reach f... Read more

My Morning Walk

Saturday, June 14, 2014      14 comments

Most days Molly and I go to Wildwood Park to walk. We can walk any where from 60 to 90 minutes depending on where I go. Sometimes I stay within the park and sometimes I go out by the armory and airport and/or Main Street and/or the swimming po... Read more

Mid Month Slump

Friday, June 13, 2014      6 comments

I started the month well but this week I have really struggled. My food choices are just too frequent and poor quality. My exercise isn't suffering and, lucky for me, neither has my weight (YET!). My continuing OMAT goal from May is a veg... Read more

I'm Learning

Thursday, June 05, 2014      8 comments

On my walk this morning, I was thinking about all the things I am doing now that were sparked by my involvement on Spark People. I feel I am stronger and healthier than I have ever been and that sure does feel good even if the weight has been s... Read more

Honorable Mention

Monday, February 17, 2014      18 comments

This photo of Maggie won Honorable Mention in a Photo Contest put on by the Clark County Humane Society. I miss my old girl but a picture of her always makes me smile.... Read more

That Darn Cat

Monday, February 10, 2014      18 comments

Okay, maybe those weren't my exact words. Last night Tony the Cat stole my fitbit. When I took a shower yesterday, I plugged my fitbit into the charger. When I got out o... Read more

Progress on My 14

Thursday, February 06, 2014      12 comments

I am making progress on my 14 things to do in 2014. 1. Try kale. It's so healthy. Why haven't I done this yet? Done 2/5/14 First, I tried it raw, in my salad. Then I tried it in soup. I enjoyed both. 2. Snowshoe. Hopefully ... Read more

My 14

Tuesday, January 07, 2014      15 comments

I've been creating my list of 14 things to do in 2014. I still need to think of one more and I think I'll have an aha moment one of these days. 1. Try kale. It's so healthy. Why haven't I done this yet? 2. Snowshoe. Hopefully we'll have ... Read more

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