I had a challenging weekend with Pulaski Days and Polish food plates everywhere! However, I held my own. I did have one of the Polish plates for lunch on Friday and another on Sunday. I must say that the first I did not enjoy that much but th... Read more
The Big Black Dog and Pulaski Days!
The big, black dog and Pulaski Days - does it get any better?
Last night I went to one of those have a glass of wine and paint things. This one was called Paint your Pet. This is the first time I have done one of those things. I was a li... Read more
I don't wanna? One less prescription? and Progress!
I have been trying to be better about getting in my exercise. I used to have an exercise buddy and we would go to the Y together. That was the best! However, she had some health issues and can no longer work out at the Y. Having someone wait... Read more
It was a challenge.....
A daily challenge on one of my spark teams was to blog - so here it is! I really wasn't planning on it, but it has been a while. I'm always up for a challenge.
What's going on? Well, I got my new fitbit - so I have some new numbers to ob... Read more
Camping, bridge walk, hiking and getting slightly lost
Well the camping trip has come and gone. It was interesting. I managed 3 nights in the tent! I must admit, my family laughed a bit when I rolled out my little rug to put in my tent! Here I am!
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Barb's going camping.....
I am going camping for the holiday weekend. Yikes! I am not a camper. My idea of fun does not involve sleeping outdoors in a tent. However, I am... Read more
Turn that frown.....
Today is my birthday. I walked into the office and the receptionist said Happy Birthday! I said thanks and headed through the kitchen to my office. While walking through the kitchen I noticed there were no birthday treats on... Read more
On the Road Again
On the road again - and which road to take?
Tonight is my last night home, tomorrow I hit the road and travel north to the site for our women's retreat. I can't wait! I always feel so uplifted when I leave. However - there are some downs... Read more
Dream a little dream
Well, Monday was weigh in day for me. I must say when I stepped on the scale I was thinking - please be kind Mr Scale. I had my share of challenges this week - office party, visiting the fairgrounds with the grandkids, and humidity which made ... Read more
The dreaded office parties......
These events always seem to hold lots of free food which is not necessarily healthy and alcoholic drinks - both of which are FREE. Yikes. Not the safest place for someone who is trying to count calories and stay on track with their nutrition. ... Read more
A forlorn big black rescue dog..... and weight loss
A few years back, right before the Christmas holiday, I decided maybe I should get a dog. I started looking at dogs on Petfinder. One day it happened - there was this big black dog. The site said it was a newfoundland/lab/retriever mix. The sh... Read more
My wild and vivid imagination...and the future
When I was a small child my elderly next door neighbor, who was an editor for our newspaper, told my mom that I had a wild and vivid imagination. He said that was a great trait for someone who wanted to be a writer.
My wild and vivid imagi... Read more
I swear, our office constantly has food for the taking. Yep, free food! Today it was half sandwiches from Panera Bread, bags of chips, pickles, po... Read more
So what did Barb do this weekend? Well... Saturday it was housework. Yuck. I hate doing housework. I'd so rather be outside! However I got up and started on that laundry and cleaning the bathrooms. I noticed the kitchen floor really looked... Read more
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First five days......
Today is day 5 of my journey to a healthier me. How's it going?
The first two days were pretty good - healthy meals, a walk with the dog, all my water in, the next three were challenges! I had three road trips to Detroit back to back to b... Read more