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Laughingly loving the Sparkiverse!
Saturday, August 27, 2016      9 comments

Thanks for all your comments on my recent blogs. In no particular order: Pureed dinner (broccoli, cauliflower, chicken and rice with teriyaki sauce) was at best filling. My babies were raised on blenderized table food, no jarred stuff h... Read more
Confounded by the ketosis diet I saw on tv yesterday
Friday, August 26, 2016      14 comments

I don't watch TV much. I never watch Dr. Oz but he was on the tube at the dentist office and I was a captive audience. I kept trying to read my book but my attention would be grabbed by the show. I admit I missed a lot of it and have not fact... Read more
Challenging 30 day challenge. Protein hunting.
Thursday, August 25, 2016      12 comments

Bow and arrow. Rope snare. Net trap. Crab trap. Grocery cart. She who walks on soft feet and leaves no mark has still not bagged the daily protein! ... Read more
Pictures of better health!
Monday, August 22, 2016      19 comments

DH and Caroline in March when she was a week old. They both had some good lovin' and good healthcare. Here they are 5 months later! ... Read more
Health milestones
Saturday, August 20, 2016      13 comments

I reread my blogs from this time last year. When I thought it was getting better, it got worse. Then it really got worse. By Christmas we were shopping for nursing facilities or funeral homes for my wheelchair-bound DH. Once his diagnosis was ... Read more
Chewing slowly. I-am-not-an-animal!
Thursday, August 18, 2016      13 comments

Last night I remarked to DH. "You finished before me!" That has never happened. emoticon I am the hyena wh... Read more
Ultimate donations, my career and how it hits home.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      13 comments

I needed to blog about the intersection of my chosen (now retired) profession and the lives of my loved ones. And yours. Those who have followed me for years probably figured it out. My career has been dedicated to transfusion medicine. Giv... Read more
Beach babies
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      12 comments

Wish we were there!... Read more
Enforced changes and changing my tunes.
Monday, August 15, 2016      10 comments

The enforced change is the dental repair scheduled for tomorrow. I have been fighting an infection for months as I broke a molar who-knows-when ago. I've been on several bouts of antibiotics over the months until I had the time to get this done.... Read more
Three generations of happy girls.
Sunday, August 14, 2016      17 comments

Selfies rarely do a body justice. I am at the point of "who cares?" since I like being happy. This is happy!... Read more
Thursday, August 11, 2016      14 comments

Rebuild: (Merriam Webster) 1 a : to make extensive repairs to : reconstruct b : to restore to a previous state 2 : to make extensive changes in I've thought about this word for most of the day. When my computer crashed, I think ... Read more
Carbohydrates are complex.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      10 comments

Thanks to all who commented on my recent blogs. After reading such good thoughts, I went back to the data and moved it around a few times. I pretty much gave up carbs. No bread, pasta, rice, sugar (a touch). In doing so I unbalanced the... Read more
The ghosts of meals past.
Monday, August 08, 2016      9 comments

I'm determined to find the how and why of my past successes. I have been diligently tracking for several months and have not lost a thing. I upped my exercises and thyroid meds as well. I feel a bit better, my clothes fit differently (my fat is ... Read more
Who doesn't love Pie (charts)?
Sunday, August 07, 2016      12 comments

I downloaded the tracker information to play with the values for all my food. I am trying to discover what I'm doing wrong as I thought I had been doing quite well. DH has watched me track every item, asked questions about my choices and encoura... Read more
Bee happy!
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      13 comments

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