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I am Grateful and Thankful
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      10 comments

Hurricane Sandy descended upon New Jersey on Monday, October 29th. I lost power on Monday, October 29th at 7:00 pm. I had power restored on Tuesday, November 6th at 6:00 pm. I am thankful that I have heat. I am immensely appreciative of... Read more
Live Your Life With Purpose
Sunday, October 28, 2012      13 comments

This is a favorite quote of mine. I don't know who said it, though. "Live your life with purpose; don't just do "whatever", or "whatever" might be just what you get." Perhaps it's my age, but one specific thing that truly irritates me... Read more
One Word Answers
Friday, October 26, 2012      3 comments

Where is your cell phone? Table Spouse? none Your hair? Blonde Your mother? Heaven Your father? Heaven Your favourite thing? Books Your dream last night? nice Favourite drink? water ... Read more
6 Weeks in the BLC20 - Halfway Check Up
Monday, October 22, 2012      8 comments

When I started the BLC20, I set specific goals for myself. I'm going to revisit them here: 1. Stay in touch with my Fellow Falcons. I feel as if I have been doing that! I try to do it daily either on the chat thread, by posting a commen... Read more
I Want To Be A Kid Again
Saturday, October 20, 2012      10 comments

I am cleaning out my file cabinets, and came across this. To Whom It May Concern: I hereby officially tender my resignation as an adult. I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of a kid again. I want to ret... Read more
Weekend Challenge Day 4
Monday, October 15, 2012      7 comments

Today's Quote: A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove...but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child. Three things... Read more
Weekend Challenge Day 3
Sunday, October 14, 2012      6 comments

For those of you who don't know, as part of the BLC20 weekend challenge we were asked to share quotes and to also blog (for 4 days) about 3 things we love about ourselves. Today's quote is "Excellence is the result of caring more than other... Read more
Weekend Challenge Day 2
Saturday, October 13, 2012      9 comments

Three things I love about myself: 1. My height: I'm 5'10". Or I used to be before I gained all of my weight. Extra weight actually makes you shorter. You are also taller first thing in the morning before you get out of bed. So I've sh... Read more
Weekend Challenge Day 1
Friday, October 12, 2012      9 comments

Happy Friday!! We have a new weekend challenge in the BLC20. One of the things we need to do is to blog about 3 things you love about yourself. I decided to try to simplify things and challenge myself all at the same time by breaking that cha... Read more
Week 4 of BLC20
Monday, October 08, 2012      5 comments

Really?? Week 4 already?? Wow!! When I first started, I didn't have very good expectations of my success. I have to say that while I haven't necessarily participated in every single challenge, I have tried hard to participate in the things I... Read more
Hearty Vegan Vegetable Soup
Sunday, October 07, 2012      4 comments

When I moved to NJ, the only person I knew was my now ex-hubby. I joined a woman's club 3 years later, and I've been a member ever since. The first weekend in Novemebr is the club's big fund raiser. It's a holiday boutique and craft show. My... Read more
My Physical History
Saturday, September 22, 2012      9 comments

I haven't always been overweight...fat...obese. When I was a kid, I was very tall for my age and slightly gangly. All arms and legs. Then puberty hit. Women understand this. Before I was all arms and legs, and then I developed curves and bu... Read more
My BLC20 Goals
Sunday, September 16, 2012      5 comments

When I first signed up for the BLC20, I started taking notes. I'm such a visual learner! I need to see it, read it, refer to it a zillion times, and then it's good to go. I distinctly remember seeing that goals should be reasonable and obtain... Read more

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