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Pics of My Day!
Sunday, September 15, 2013      13 comments

Whew! Yesterday was a big day! I was semi prepared for it, but there were a few twists and turns so by the end of the day the culmination of stressors had me mentally reaching for food. But good sense ruled and I went to bed a little over in cal... Read more
Mmmm Raspberries
Friday, September 13, 2013      8 comments

Started out the day hungry and have been hungry all day. Maybe I burned extra calories trying to keep warm out on the porch last night. Had to go to WalMart to get food today. I needed familiar food and things I knew I could snack on withou... Read more
My First Day on Vacation
Friday, September 13, 2013      13 comments

I am waking up to a chilly start here in Wisconsin! At 6:30 i checked the temp outside...38 degrees! No heat in the three season porch where I slept last night. All windows! To top it off I slept with the ceiling fan on, to help with hot flashes... Read more
I Missed a Great Opportunity!
Monday, September 09, 2013      11 comments

My binge-free streak continues on, in spite of having a day with a little bit of a battle keeping out of the kitchen yesterday. I stayed at the low end of my calorie allowance anyway. But the afternoon was one of a feeling of just not quite feel... Read more
Is it All About the Sweat?
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      11 comments

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It IS Possible to Notice When My Stomach Reaches FULL
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      17 comments

I had a new experience with eating a meal. The normal rate of my food intake since I was a child, had been to eat mouthful after mouthful, not taking my time, but taking another bite as soon as I swallow the first bite. Not puttin... Read more
Sugar Reaction. . . Yuck!
Monday, September 02, 2013      17 comments

Yesterday, after I wrote my poem about my being "on my way" and feeling wiser, I went to the mall with my hubby after a good lunch. There is a dessert that I've eyed up every time I go past a cookie shop. It's a red velvet brownie, cream chees... Read more
On My Way
Sunday, September 01, 2013      11 comments

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Binge and Biking Progress
Friday, August 30, 2013      9 comments

I’ve passed the 4-week (28 days) point in my binge-free streak! Today is day 29 and I am thrilled that things are going so well! Two weeks from now I will be spending almost 2 weeks at my parents’ house. I am looking at this as a challenge. Th... Read more
My New Ride
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      15 comments

This is a picture I couldn't resist sharing with you all. This is my 2.5 year-old granddaughter Daisy. She was so excited to get to pick a PINK flower from my garden, roots and all! ... Read more
Just Touching Base
Monday, August 26, 2013      9 comments

It was a busy weekend. Whew! Not enough hours in the day. Definitely no time to eat out of boredom. I've had two weeks I've eaten a little than lower calories than my allowance, so to make sure I didn't lose ground with keeping a good metabolism... Read more
People Don't All Look at Us and See Our Flaws
Friday, August 23, 2013      12 comments

I’ve done some reflecting on my son’s comment about me looking healthy and attractive, which I mentioned in a recent blog. It strikes me interesting that I don’t consider myself attractive because I see my imperfect, still 15 pounds overweight b... Read more
Day 21 Binge Free!
Thursday, August 22, 2013      16 comments

I am so encouraged that I seem to have turned some kind of corner in my battle against binges. One of the key things lately is that I retrained my brain to seek activities other than eating to fill the spaces in my day when I usually would be in... Read more
I Have to Tell You What Wonderful Things My Son Said to Me!
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      17 comments

My 21-year-old son and I have always gotten along. Except of course when we butted heads a few times when he was finding his independence as a teenager. We always made up and hugged. He was the sweet boy who kissed me on the lips nightly before ... Read more
We Are Vessels
Sunday, August 18, 2013      12 comments

This morning as I was listening to Pandora, Piano Solo Radio, which plays mostly works of a sacred nature. I heard, “Have Thine Own Way Lord” You know, the one about God being the potter and I am the clay? Lots of things about our journey i... Read more

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