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Christmas Cookie Rules
Monday, December 25, 2017      7 comments

A bit of fun Christmas Cookie Rules 1. If you eat a Christmas cookie fresh out of the oven, it has no calories because everyone knows that the first cookie is the test and thus calorie free. 2. If you drink a diet soda after ... Read more
Dry Skin
Saturday, November 25, 2017      5 comments

Winter is here, and with it comes dry skin. The health professionals say that if the humidity is over 50% the air feels heavy and we complain about the humidity, if it humidity is below 25% our skin feels dry. Now we are all different and those ... Read more
Maybe this will give you an Idea
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      7 comments

I live in the country, The big city is 23,000 people. So maybe you already know this and maybe it will give you ideas. It is a beautiful cool day. The high will only get to 85 this afternoon. So DH and I decided to take a hike. Problem Harv... Read more
Japan and obesity or lack there of
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday I saw a ranking of the different countries in the world and how they ranked in obesity. For the most part it was all the same as it has been till I got to the bottom where they said the least obsess country was Japan with an obesity of... Read more
Thursday, August 31, 2017      6 comments

THE SEVEN LAWS OF STUFF The more you have, the more you want. Useless stuff crowds out the good stuff. Stuff expands to occupy all available space. Stuff becomes needed the day after thrown out. Stuff stays where you put it. Stuff... Read more
Saturday, August 26, 2017      6 comments

Thank You for all the well wishes. Here is an update. I live south of Houston in Alvin TX. We were told Harvey was going to hit us as a tropical storm, maybe a cat 1. Well has you know he hit Rockport in the Corpus area as a cat 4. We are ... Read more
Me Time
Thursday, July 27, 2017      4 comments

This is something most people don't think about as being important to weight loss. Me time. You know the saying: If momma's not happy, No ones happy. Well it is the same with your head. Here is the deal. One your head needs a break to think... Read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      5 comments

This weeks blog for losing weight is something that most people don't think about sleep. Now there isn't much you have to do but get to bed in time to get a good nights sleep before you have to get up. I know, I know easier said then done. I'm a... Read more
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

My Grandmother was born in England. She said she tried hard to teach Mom that proper young ladies don't play games with words. But Mom plays games. For those like myself who could use a brief explanation of baseball: baseball is a game... Read more
Calories in, calories out
Friday, July 07, 2017      7 comments

We have all heard it a million times. calories in/calories out. That is how you lose weight. And guess what they are right, well sort of. Here is the thing, if you cut calories too much your body goes into starvation mode, you get listless... Read more
Thoughts on exercise
Saturday, July 01, 2017      4 comments

People have asked my "What counts as exercise?" Spark people counts so much as exercise and to be honest it is exercise. But here is how I look at it. We are in this to lose weight. We aren't going to lose doing what we were doing. If I was... Read more
Watch what you drink
Saturday, May 06, 2017      5 comments

I went out to eat with 2 co workers. I'm on maintenance, one lady has been very sick and is an a weight gain diet that looks quite a bit like a Spark People diet and the 3rd needs to lose over half her body weight, but don't give her advice she ... Read more
Brazos Bend State Park. My walk today
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      7 comments

As those of you that know me know, I like to walk at Brazos Bend. For those of you that don't let me introduce you to the park. Brazos Bend is the home of the alligator. When I say we walk in the alligators home, that is what i mean miles and mi... Read more
Children as personal trainers
Friday, April 07, 2017      3 comments

Seeing the picture of Lisa's daughter, a Spark friend on the treadmill reminded me. I had a foster daughter, I don't think her self esteem could have gotten any lower and most of it was because she was just a girl. Now those of you th... Read more
The Dentist
Thursday, January 26, 2017      7 comments

I know that is a dirty word to many of you, but I wanted to let people know what I learned to day in the hopes it keeps any of you from what almost happen to me. I found a lump in my mouth, it was a little lamp, soft and it came and went. ... Read more

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