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Jet Lag
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      2 comments

I feel like I have jet lag after getting up at 3 a.m. this morning to drive a friend to a hospital in another town an hour away and a different time zone away for some out patient surgery. She was supposed to be there by 6:30 a.m. their time but... Read more
Getting It Together
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      4 comments

I am doing well. I am losing weight...slowly. But that is okay. I don't mind losing slowly as long as I am losing. I could be doing so much more to hurry this along, but I haven't gotten to the place where I will add in the exercise to speed... Read more
6 Weeks ETL, 9 Pounds Gone
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      7 comments

Today ended my first six weeks on the Eat To Live plan and I am 9 pounds lighter. It feels good considering I did have a few off plan items over the six weeks and really did not exercise very much. So now, I will begin again and see how i... Read more
Rain, Tire, Juicer, Rain, Dehydrator, Rain
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      4 comments

Oh what a day! Rain, rain, rain all day. This morning I picked up a friend and drove to Chattanooga, TN about 50 miles away for some shopping and had just gotten into town when I noticed my tire light came on. I stopped and sure enough, the r... Read more
I Hate It When My Retired Life....
Monday, May 02, 2011      3 comments

Today is a wonderful day. I hate it when my RETIRED life becomes too complicated and today, a good friend just uncomplicated my life for me. LOL I was to take another friend to physical therapy and return her home on Wednesday. Last night hubby ... Read more
A little Help From My Friends
Friday, April 29, 2011      3 comments

I drove 35 miles to a specialist grocery and bought some odd items that I can't find anywhere closer than 50 or 90 miles away. I read a couple of things today that made sense to me. One was from a friend who told me to step away from the... Read more
You Know How I Feel
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      3 comments

April 27, 2011 – 139.4 (up .2) I have this song running through my head this morning. Birds flyin' high you know how I feel Sun in the sky you know how I feel Breeze driftin' on by you know how I feel Its a new dawn, its a new d... Read more
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      4 comments

I got off to a good start for week 4. My green smoothie this morning was so thick, I almost had to use a spoon. I decided to change my usual ingredients, at least some of them. Two eight-ounce glasses so thick and yummy and beautiful. ... Read more
Confusing My Body Works
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      2 comments

April 13, 2011 - 139.4 (down 1) emoticon See,,,, my body responds to being confused. Okay, so I can’t do tha... Read more
Patience, Earth, Food
Tuesday, April 12, 2011      4 comments

April 12, 2011 Patience is not one of my strong suits, but I am trying. I have had two days of the scale going up not down. Actually it went up a very small bit. I am taking this evening to shake things up. I will have a small salmon ... Read more
Upbeat and Thankful
Saturday, April 09, 2011      3 comments

I am still upbeat about this new way of eating despite the ups and downs. I am determined to plow through. And I am so thankful to all the the friendly, helpful, and knowledgable people who are willing to help a newbie.... Read more
Need for Balance
Saturday, April 09, 2011      3 comments

I need to find a balance for this way of eating. My life style and my foods have been such that I have had rather steep losses and the adjustments (gains). When I began ETL, I was so very strict and simplistic with my meals. I did the breakfast ... Read more
April 8, 2011 Wedding Anniversary
Saturday, April 09, 2011      6 comments

Today was our 47th wedding anniversary and we did absolutely nothing to celebrate the day. We do love each other and have plans to have a special evening soon. It just wasn't today. We are at the age and stage that presents and parties are n... Read more
Extreme Weight Changes
Friday, April 08, 2011      2 comments

April 8, 2011 (up 1) A normal adjustment to the huge loss (2.4 lbs) reported yesterday, but I was so pleased to see that I had still lost overall. I had aches and stiffness after yesterday’s 2 ½ hour hike. I was so out of shape and the climb... Read more
Catch Up
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      1 comments

April 5, 2011 (down 1.2) Such a big drop, but it was because I wasn’t home, because I was on the go yesterday, because I didn’t have a good choice of foods to eat and because I wasn’t willing to off plan. Therefore, I didn’t eat as much as I... Read more

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