Gained 10 pounds while on vacation ...
View from our cabin near Marlinton, WV
My West Virginia vacation was great -except I didn't watch what I consumed that well (I just didn't want to) or made time for exerc... Read more
Cookout was delicious, but almost 2000 calories....
Hmmmm boy! Did I eat good at our Labor Day cookout yesterday, but I was dreading logging it all in this morning. I went to the cookout with these mental instructions:
- choose the smallest/thinnest/leanest rib eye;
- go for a medium (vs ... Read more
Eating, Praying & Loving, Frivolity or Essentials?
Yesterday I went over to my cousin's house to HELP her with her computer, LOL! (I'm not that good w/computers, but she's even more clueless than I am.) After the computer session, she & I then set out to meet up w/a friend of mine to see the mov... Read more
how do you redirect an 'i don't want to' mind?
Cathy T. sent me the above cartoon and I totally agree with the statement "There's only one person to lose weight for: me."
I want to get healthier, exercise more, eat... Read more
Bad planning & over doing it this Sunday
Well I headed out to work in the native plant garden this Sunday morning and ended up working from 8am to 2pm straight. Unfortunately I skipped breakfast and then forgot to pack my water, my lunch or bring any money. Then no other volunteers wer... Read more
Sorry for the silence
Sorry for the silence this past 10 days, but my computer has been down. I tried to use my ipod with Spark-app but just couldn't get the hang of it.
Anyway, I'm up and running again. But gotta go to check my other links/connections function... Read more
Feeling like a Fat Failure
Went to a funeral yesterday, for an 88 y/o friend and came home a bit melancholy. I can't help but tear up at a funeral -it's just the way I am. Funerals always make me think about how short our life is...
which got me wondering why I haven... Read more
First time in the pool this year...
I'm reluctant to share the fact that we have an in ground pool in the back yard but hardly ever use. I kept thinking I was going to get into it during those 100-degree days when we were working so hard, but ended up being so exhausted by the end... Read more
Leave me alone... sweetie
I was really getting ready for a "me" day today, and then at 5:30am my hubby advised me that he was staying home today, when he had originally indicated that he was going to be out of town today and tomorrow.
ANYWAY. This kind of messed up... Read more
doing terrible on Spark Trivia BUT glad I did!
Well I got 5 wrong on Spark Trevia today, so am feeling pretty dumb. BUT, am so glad I did the trivia thing today because it helped me get rid of some bad/incorrect nutrition and exercise information I've been carrying in my head for a long tim... Read more
Why is it so hard to take care of your self first??
KAT-RBLWTHACAUS left me the following message on yesterday's blog:
Sounds like you put yourself last hon. What I've learned over the years is that unless we put ourselves first and foremost there isn't much I have to give to others.
T... Read more
I'm pooped-Busy day today
I've been up since 5:30 today to take my hubby to work (my beater truck died on me last week so it's in the shop). I remember getting home after dropping him off, but after that things were a bit of a blur. I'm sitting here (late) trying to reme... Read more
Been to the garden today & bicycling too!
I made it out to the garden this morning to do some weeding and watering. I put the peppers & tomatoes in late so nothing is ripe yet (procrastination got me this year). I also got on my bike and cruised the neighborhood for about a half hour.
... Read more
Love Jamba Juice a little too much in this heat...
Well the HEAT has brought out my weekness for Jamba Juice Razmatazz Smoothies.
I really love them, but they are just packed w/sugars & calories (Power size = 620 calories, original size 493 cals, & small is 337 cals). I got a powersize ye... Read more
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Saying good bye to our dear sweet Bella
This week has been a tough one for my hubby and I, because we had to put down our dear sweet Australian shephard, Bella today. She was a bossy girl, and at pool parties when she started hearding guests back to the patio area, she was known to ni... Read more