Life is good! Summer's here, I can actually work outside without pain this year, and weeds are no longer quite as scary! My massage lady and my chiropractor have been strengthening my back for the past two years and I can finally function withou... Read more
What do you do when your desire to pull weeds is gone? I've always loved pulling those buggers-it's been my therapy! But this year, can't find that extra drive to work outside! It's no fun anymore! Somehow, though, I have to reach deep down and ... Read more
Finally! After being on a so long I lost count plateau, I have gone down a pound! I about fell off the scale! I have not seen 180's since 1998! I am bouncing!!!! I plan to savor this victory for awhile! There are several pounds left to lose, b... Read more
Are you a fruit or veggie person?
The juicy fruits are in season and I am in seventh heaven! I have come to the realization that I am a fruit person married to a vegetable person! Makes life interesting! I would rather eat fruit for snack and he prefers celery. Both are good, bu... Read more
Summer is here and so are my goals!!!
The sun is out and it's finally summer! I am still getting that summer routine down, which seems important for my sense of accomplishment! I have several goals set, some baby and others huge! 1) squats everyday, started about three weeks ago! My... Read more
Why are there days like this?
These days I call ugly days-my weight stays in an unsatisfactory place, my hunger is for sweet stuff, and nothing really seems fun. I HATE days like these last few have been! I know the reality of my situation is really in a very good place! I a... Read more
Yep, the clothes are ready, now to get summer back here!
Well, I did the terrible deed. I brought out my summer clothes-on a 70 degree day! Next day, the rains returned and it is cold and yukky out there! So much for summer wear! As I brought the things out yesterday, I began to realize something, not... Read more
Abrupt weather change!
It finally happened! The sun came out and it was warm out there today! Have to say, there was an amazing lift around here! People in the NW have kinda grown used to the rain and cloudy days! But the sun exists! Not only that, but it is WARM! I'm... Read more
My latest dilemma!
Sometimes life hands you a lemon... That's what they say, right? Well, my doc handed me one-not a big, life-changing one, but a struggle nonetheless! The situation is this: my sodium is low and adjusting my eating to provide more sodium is not a... Read more
Just wanted to share the moment!
I was given a special gift from above today while walking to bingo! The rain started first and then the sun came out during it! We have had that happen more than once this year here in the NW! As I walked, I was thinking to myself about this cra... Read more
I can't tell you how many times I have wished lately that I could get my day going earlier! I want to do some more with my day, but I keep running out of time or energy or both! There needs to be more hours in a day! I know a lot of it has to do... Read more
A Great Beginning!
This was the first day of the new 5% challenge! I have completed numerous challenges, but never made my 5%-but there is always a first time, right! Never give up hope! As far as first days go, today went well! Started out with massage even!! Did... Read more
Have to tell you....
Today's walk was just awesome! Mya and I headed up the hill and down a street we don't walk that often, but when we do, it's so worth the effort! Spring was in full bloom here with color from holly berries to Rhododendrons and camellias blooming... Read more
Never too old to change!
You're never too old... I have heard that phrase so often growing up, usually from parents! Now I hear it from myself as I am constantly reminding myself that learning never stops! Getting acquainted with yourself never stops because you are a ... Read more
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It was so great being out on the paths in the park again today! Haven't been able to this winter with it being too cold or too wet! But today we got sunshine! So Mya and I took off! There is a main path that runs by the road-we use that plus we ... Read more