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Hi I'm Back! Missed you all!
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      6 comments

One Hundred and Sixty Five Days ago I gave up my regular attendance on Spark People. The whole truth is I just got too stressed and too busy to keep up all my commitments. Firstly I was going through a grueling process in Ontario to get ... Read more
Acting like a thin person - Experiment Results!
Friday, August 22, 2014      6 comments

Acting like a thin person = 4 pounds!! Wow, this works! So let me tell you what I did and more important what I thought! This is what I learnt: 1. I already... Read more
Pounds on, Pounds off!
Thursday, August 07, 2014      4 comments

Wow! last week my husband and I had a stay-cation with our grandchildren from North Carolina and our other grandchildren visiting for the day. Lots of fun with t... Read more
My Weight Loss Experiment!
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      3 comments

Doing a little experiment for the next couple of weeks. I am very carefully tracking my calories in versus energy expended in exercise! Now isn't that what everyone tell... Read more
Whine! Wine!
Saturday, July 12, 2014      2 comments

Whine! I just finished a huge blog and somehow lost it due to those annoying pop up adds!!! Grrr Wine! What I was blogging about was wine - I had a cold for a few days and went off my glass(es) of wine that I usually enjoy on the week-e... Read more
Trying to keep it together!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      5 comments

Wow - just when my Dad was recovering nicely from his hip replacement and progress was being made in my getting back to some sort of normal lifestyle - Bamm- my dad fell getting out of bed in the hospital and broke his other hip; had the surgery... Read more
Truly loving fruits & veggies!
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      6 comments

The heat and humidity feel awesome after the long cold winter and somehow our fruits and veggies, some fresh from Ontario, are tasting just amazing! We visit the local... Read more
Computer Time!
Wednesday, June 11, 2014      5 comments

I do love the computer but alas I am spending far too much time with it! I enjoy it for stress relief but need to get up and exercise, walk, paint, garden, even shop. Sparking is great but sometimes you just have to ... Read more
Interested or Committed!
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      3 comments

com·mit·ment [ kə mítmənt ] - responsibility: something that takes up time or energy, especially an obligation - loyalty: devotion or dedication, e.g. to a cause, person, or relationship - previously planned engagement: a plan... Read more
A new beginning in June!
Monday, June 02, 2014      7 comments

Well, after the many ups and downs with the past six months, I thought May would be my time to get back to mindful eating and exercise. It didn't happen. On my Dad's 97th birthday, May 12 he fell in the parking lot of his retirement home and ... Read more
Birthday Reflections!
Wednesday, April 30, 2014      4 comments

"Being entirely honest with oneself is a good exercise." - Sigmund Freud April 26th was my birthday. I turned 65! If you are reading this I apologize in advance, because I want to get a lot of things expressed and move on with improving ... Read more
Happy Spring! Happy Easter!
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      3 comments

I seemed to have missed spring this year. It could be because I have been trying to do too much and haven't really been paying attention or it could be because... Read more
Any Suggestions on beating stress?
Monday, April 07, 2014      7 comments

My dad is improving. I must say that after staying with him for three weeks and then finding a retirement residence and moving him in within a week I am tired, depressed (gained weight but really tired) and stressed but I will not give up! Spa... Read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      6 comments

Well since this is Wednesday I am committed to blog but it will be quite a fast one. I have been staying with Dad for the last week (our house has too many stairs) since he got out of the hospital (3 times). Also, looking into senior homes,... Read more
Not the best week!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014      5 comments

Well my Dad got out of the hospital last Tuesday and was actually feeling better by this Tuesday's trip to the doctor. Unfortunately, he ended up with a bladder infection (most likely from the first hospital visit) and had to have a catheter t... Read more

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