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Birthday Party Fun

Monday, August 13, 2012      19 comments

My sweet little granddaughter, Amber turns 3 today. I remember when she was born 3 years ago, and I was totally surprised that FINALLY we got a girl! And Amber has not disappointed. Everyday she just gets better and sweeter. LOVE that little gir... Read more

A Morning with Mia

Saturday, August 11, 2012      66 comments

My middle son and his wife has been providing foster care for Mia, a soon-to-be 3-year-old for almost two years. Mia still has sporadic visitation with her mother, but son told me last night the state is seeking to take away the mom's parental r... Read more

Lola went for a walk!

Friday, August 10, 2012      22 comments

Son got home yesterday, having passed all his tests to be a locomotive engineer!!! He has to take one more short road trip with the yard foreman tomorrow and then he will ... Read more

Last, but NOT Least!

Thursday, August 09, 2012      18 comments

Even though Brady is my middle son, I saved his story for last. It's hardest to write I think because Brady and I are so much alike, it's scary. I think for that reason when I see some of the things Brady is going through now at his age of 34, I... Read more

Today--Youngest Son's Story

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      18 comments

It was so much fun writing about my oldest son and his life, that I've decided to do a blog about each of my 3 sons. I hope they don't mind. Today it's my youngest son, Chris's turn. Chris was my surprise baby. I remember Roseanne Barr telling D... Read more

What I Have Learned....

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      26 comments

I think the most important thing I have learned THIS TIME is that it IS possible to treat myself sometimes -- as long as I RETURN to my good habits later. I used to think once I was all over. And I used to be that way. I would pig ... Read more

A Wonderful Trip without Any Damage!

Monday, August 06, 2012      30 comments

First of all--I have to be honest. I ate too much. I was on vacation. When I went to St. Louis/Memphis, etc. earlier this summer/spring, I was very careful. I had one or two meals that I let loose a little but NEVER NEVER did I go crazy. I had a... Read more

It's Not Fair....But It IS a Fact of Life

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      31 comments

Yesterday, on a whim my friend and I went out for lunch. We headed to Olive Garden. I love their soup and salad lunch (I get the zuppa tuscana soup--delicious and not too high caloried, and always get the low-fat Ital. dressing for my salad), bu... Read more

What are the chances.....

Tuesday, July 31, 2012      23 comments

...of my boss finding my blog here? He discovered the article on the Huffington Post all by himself (he's a regular reader). I got an e-mail from him yesterday with the link (like I didn't know about it). In that article, I sing the praises of S... Read more

The Huffington Post Article and Starting Over AGAIN!

Monday, July 30, 2012      26 comments
am-holmes_n_1690357.html A few weeks ago, someone else here was featured on the Huffington Post Health Living site. I read the article about the person (I'm sorry, but like alw... Read more

A Great Day With Old Friends

Friday, July 27, 2012      17 comments

I had a good time yesterday and am so proud of myself for being careful about everything I ate. The scale rewarded me this morning. After being up a pound yesterday, this morning I was down to 150.2! That is my lowest weight since July 4 when I ... Read more


Thursday, July 26, 2012      33 comments

I have always though I would have been a good Jewish child, (hope that's not too politically incorrect) because I carry so much guilt around with me. I feel responsible for everything that is wrong in my home, for everything that might possibly ... Read more

WOW--Look What I Got!!!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      65 comments

Yesterday, when I got home from work, there was a box waiting on the table for me that had arrived in the mail. I love getting packages in the mail--it's like Christmas or your birthday, especially when I didn't remember ordering anything and co... Read more

New Discovery(s)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012      28 comments

I am not a fan of Panera Bread. I find the bread on their sandwiches just too HARD to chew. In fact once I had a temporary cap on one of my teeth and while eating one of their... Read more

Loving Lola Can be Painful!

Monday, July 23, 2012      30 comments

I have written a lot about our little 10-week old bulldog Lola. She has grown a ton in the 4 weeks we have had her and I do love her. I give her lots of affection and attention. Read more

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