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Shamrock Shuffle 5k

Wednesday, March 16, 2016      3 comments

This Saturday, March 19, my son Charlie and I are walking our 2nd Shamrock Shuffle 5k, a fundraiser for Speare Memorial Hospital here in Plymouth, NH. We've had practice this year, both with distance and walking hills. Last year because of the... Read more

Tired of Carb Bashing

Monday, February 22, 2016      1 comments

Everywhere I look I see something about low-carb diets, how carbs are bad, etc. This is just not true! Carbohydrates, according to Mayo Clinic, are macronutrients, most of which are naturally occurring. There are three main types: Starches, ... Read more

Jan. 1, 2016

Friday, January 01, 2016      3 comments

Happy New Year! Great start to this fresh new page. A whole 366-page book to write in (it's a Leap Year). Goal this year is to Keep It Simple. I'll also be watching my weight go down - and my health go up. I'm under 160 now - and enjoy keep... Read more

Dec 7, 2015 - and away I go!

Monday, December 07, 2015      3 comments

Work at the CMan has slowed, and my weight is starting to creep up. Now I'm working on adding more fiber, making healthier food choices, drinking more teas (green, Rooibos just to name two), exercising - and keeping my goal in mind! Get under ... Read more

Doo Wop in October

Saturday, October 17, 2015      2 comments

Last night went to Pitman's Freight Room in Laconia and saw The Bel Airs - a great Doo Wop group. I didn't think I'd care for Doo Wop, but when they started playing - I realized I did like it a lot! Except when they played Barbara Ann by the B... Read more

Here Comes Fall

Wednesday, October 14, 2015      3 comments

Doing good - except for that Pumpkin Roll at Hannaford's. But I did have 5 cups of air-popped popcorn yesterday. My weight has slipped back up a little, so I've got to get back on track. I'm starting this day off with Maypo and banana. Will ... Read more

Aug 7 behind & hearing test results

Friday, August 07, 2015      1 comments

Got onto Trivia this morning and I'm back on pg. 42. Forgot to log in yesterday. Good reason though. Met with my hearing doctor in Laconia to go over the MRI and find out why the hearing in my left ear is so bad. Good news: no tumor, inflamm... Read more

July 1

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      1 comments

Trivia on Pg 5 today. Weight down a slight bit - now I have to do some weight training so I don't lose any more muscle. My jobs are keeping me on my feet - which is good. Things are on a positive note! Read more

Thanks Hawt Granny for these ideas to cure Sweet Tooth

Friday, June 19, 2015      2 comments

I've saved the link Hawt Granny submitted for "sweet" ideas without sugar.
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May 27 and what's missing?!!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015      2 comments

Went to see my medical provider yesterday - got results from my labs I took 2 months ago. Cholesterol is closi but not where it ideally should be. My Vitamin D is down to 12, it should be 4 times higher. My blood sugar is good, however! My b... Read more

Fiber increase I would not believe 5_16_15

Saturday, May 16, 2015      4 comments

I started adding Metamucil Orange Smooth Sugar-Free to my diet this past week - 1 tsp at least 2 times a day. It's made a really big difference in my digestive system. Wow! I wouldn't ever have believed that #1 - I would ever take a fiber sup... Read more

May 10 - Happy Mothers' Day +

Sunday, May 10, 2015      2 comments

Happy Mothers' Day to all you wonderful mothers! Take joy in each moment today, drink in nature and beauty! Realize that you contributed to Love all around! Rejoice and enjoy this day! Read more

To fail or not to fail?

Friday, May 08, 2015      5 comments

Trying to do everything right to lose weight and get healthy is challenging. When I think of those "oops, I made a bad food choice. Maybe I'll give up" thoughts, it reminds me of when I used to march in parades. If any of us fell out of step,... Read more

Fairy Tale May

Sunday, May 03, 2015      4 comments

Lovely weather yesterday and today. Can't believe I forgot to log in yesterday - but it was a busy one - and after helping my son move on Friday. That was lots of stairs - moving him from a 2nd floor apt. to a 3rd floor apt! But C, dad, and I... Read more

April's almost over!

Saturday, April 25, 2015      3 comments

My goal is now to get to 150 by June 5. It's been a rocky road at best - and I'm learning that I'm not too honest with myself and need to record EVERYTHING I eat each day. At least I'm walking and active. So, here goes - starting Monday - loo... Read more

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