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Christmastime Eats
Saturday, December 09, 2017      2 comments

Christmastime, or any holiday, is always the hardest time for me when it comes to eating healthy. All the fabulous foods created by myself and others. Knowing that this time of year is the only time to try new eye-appealing treats or to indulge ... Read more
Happy Feelings 😁
Thursday, December 07, 2017      2 comments

Got up this morning to lite snow ❄️ flurries. Then the sun 🌞finally appeared. Outside looks so warm for 31 degrees. Hubby brought in our green artificial tree 🎄from the garage rafters. It’s now standing in the corner of our all-season room. So... Read more
Snow
Saturday, December 02, 2017      5 comments

Twenty three days before Christmas and it’s 56 degrees outside. Of course next weekend the snow is supposed to arrive; heard that one before. Anyway, started Christmas shopping today. And although the weather isn’t christmasy, it’s perfect for s... Read more
SALAD
Thursday, November 30, 2017      3 comments

Scheduled for lunch was ham & beans, fried potatoes & cornbread. Before lunch I received a call to take Mom to ER. Still waiting at ER so lunch will now become my dinner. My sister & I went to cafeteria & made ourselves a salad with no dressing.... Read more
DAY OFF- Maybe...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017      3 comments

When I take a day off from exercising I am still getting in my daily goal steps but not active (10) minutes. At least not intentional active minutes. My intentional active minutes are done on my treadmill which sits silent on those days. I’ve al... Read more
Black Friday
Friday, November 24, 2017      5 comments

In the days leading up to the holidays I am slow getting into ‘that holiday’ mood. Thanksgiving Dinner is at our house because we have plenty of space. We don’t go out for Black Friday shopping as my husband & I don’t want to hassle with the ... Read more
One of those Days!
Monday, November 20, 2017      3 comments

Well it’s one of those days! You know the kind where you run around like crazy doing the #1 errand all the way down the list to #10 only to realize your fitbit is on the charger or your Spark tracker for is still laying where you placed it befor... Read more
Baby Steps
Friday, November 17, 2017      8 comments

Walking is my favorite exercise. Got a real good deal on a treadmill from a local store going out-of-business. Ten minutes a day at 1.5 mph is a good start. Doctor wants me to stay at 1.5 mph & lengthen the walking time. Sounds good to me! ... Read more
Exercising
Wednesday, September 16, 2015      2 comments

I joined Planet Fitness and for several months tried out the different machines while noticing how my body reacted. Because I've had six surgeries on my ... Read more
Butterflies
Friday, September 11, 2015      7 comments

Here's s picture of a Monarch Butterfly that just emerged from its clear chrysalis. It's just hanging around until it's wings have dried. The drying proc... Read more
RETIREMENT
Sunday, August 30, 2015      1 comments

Five months is the time-span I had to adjust to my husband filing retirement papers with his employer. Minus his scheduled days off, I (we) now have 20 days until his final day. Five months ago I looked forward to his final day. With 20 days rem... Read more
Resting is Important
Friday, August 21, 2015      2 comments

After my cataract surgery I've spent a lot of time resting mainly because My vision was still blurry. With all the extra rest time, I've noticed the inflammation in my left hip had subsided a lot. Maybe I do too much and need more rest than I've... Read more
Green- It's Not Just A Color
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      3 comments

This is the front of a long-sleeved t-shirt that I bought several years ago. The color green brings to mind many things. Here are a few: Ecology: green represents the ... Read more
New Water Bottle Image- Make It Special to You!
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      6 comments

This is an image of my new water bottle & my "old but very handy" carrier. Everyone, don't forget to drink your water!! ... Read more
Drinking Water Daily
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      6 comments

The below is actually my answer to the topic, "Have You Drank 8 Glasses of Water Today?" for the Team Forum, "The Spark Solution (The Official Team)". Yes I have drank at least 8 glasses of water today! ... Read more

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