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So why don't you deserve to be thin?

Friday, May 15, 2015      5 comments

I have a patient that I just love. She is the type that comes in on valentine's day wearing big a big cloth diaper pinned over her jeans and carrying a red bow with a heart shaped arrow. On St Patrick's day she came in dressed as a leprechaun.... Read more

My Ten Commandments

Wednesday, April 08, 2015      8 comments

First a word about my daughter. The youngest of my three, she was always the competitive one. The anxious one. The one who moves through life at a quick pace - starting with birth. She jumped the starting gun and came two weeks early announc... Read more

Choose Health, Moms and Dads!

Friday, March 20, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday, the entire nation of college basketball fans, and especially the state of Iowa fans, watched in stunned silence as the Iowa State Cyclones lost to University of Alabama at Birmingham in the NCAA tournament by ONE point! One point. T... Read more

Choice, not chance determines your destiny

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      6 comments

Have you ever had one of THOSE days? You know the kind I'm talking about -- the kind where it seems like everything that can go wrong, will go wrong. I started my day by forgetting that I had a 7:30 patient. I'm a urology nurse associate ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A new year's resolution that I've truly stuck with

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      37 comments

I never used to be one who put much stock in new years resolutions. After all, don't most people make them and then by February 1st - at the latest - abandon them? Not me. I wasn't going to set myself up for more failure at anything. Especia... Read more

A Picture is Worth...

Monday, October 28, 2013      7 comments

Let me state for the record: I HATE photographs of myself. Both of my two childhood photos (I was the fourth of four kids) show a skinny girl with frizzy red hair, freckles, and buck teeth. UGH! I could tolerate my wedding phot... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Exercise is another word for being good to yourself

Thursday, August 22, 2013      37 comments

It's been a long time since I've blogged on SparkPeople, but trust me, it hasn't been a long time since I've Sparked. Some days I feel like keeping my weight off is a second job. Watching every bite that I put in my mouth, tracking my food on SP... Read more

Want a real eye opener?

Sunday, June 19, 2011      17 comments

Try cleaning up your favorites list in your nutrition tracker! The other day I did a long overdue chore – I went through my nutrition tracker and weeded out all those foods that I am no longer eating or plan to eat. Many of them came from r... Read more

No More Cravings...

Sunday, June 12, 2011      12 comments

Stardate: Week II Well folks it’s been two full weeks since I started my own eight weeks to optimum health. It’s mostly patterned after the Andrew Weil, MD’s book entitled “8 Weeks to Optimum Health”. I say mostly because he doesn’t necessaril... Read more

Letter to self

Monday, June 06, 2011      7 comments

In my last blog I mentioned that I had gotten two books by Andrew Weil, MD: “Natural Health, Natural Medicine” and “8 Weeks to Optimum Health” They are both excellent books and I highly recommend them. His approach to good health is based o... Read more

The Seeds of Change...

Monday, May 23, 2011      12 comments

I'm here... I've had such trouble starting and restarting this blog. You know me -- I like to be eloquent with the words. Yet these days words are failing me. Not only can I not seem to write them, but I really can't speak them. I'm having ... Read more

The Big Easy

Thursday, March 31, 2011      10 comments

My husband and I recently had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful city of New Orleans while I attended a conference for the Society of Urological Nurses and Associates. Our hotel was right down in the heart of the French Quarter. Never havi... Read more

Forever Yours

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      18 comments

I dedicate this blog to my husband, Jim, to whom I will be forever yours… March 12th we celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary which some would consider remarkable in this day and age with a divorce rate of over 50%. I think that it is remar... Read more

Toots On Steroids

Monday, December 27, 2010      16 comments

First a little history: I am a compulsive eater. Every meal, every day, every occasion - I binged compulsively. I never purged. Not even tempted. I thought that "those women" were truly sick. I obsessed about food and would be thinking abo... Read more

On Getting Ready for Christmas....

Wednesday, December 08, 2010      12 comments

The other night I was putting the finishing touches on my homemade Christmas decoration for work. The contest: make a creative homemade Christmas decoration or ornament using at least one item from your work area. Tricky assignment for me who wo... Read more


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