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Monday, June 29, 2015      2 comments

i just got back from a mini vacation. I planned my menus ahead of time as best as I could. I brought along my Shaklee smoothie mix and milk for breakfast and lunch. I like to make milk cubes so the smoothies are really cold and slushy without lo... Read more

deep dish pizza

Friday, March 28, 2014      1 comments

A few days ago my husband suggested we have deep dish pizza for dinner. We have found a frozen one that is not too bad. My initial reaction was no way. I can't afford to eat that. But the more I thought about it, the more I wanted to have some. ... Read more

Bathroom scale

Tuesday, March 25, 2014      5 comments

I think God is giving me a sign that I need to quit using my scale. I let it affect me way too much. Anyway, these last several weeks, when I weigh myself, I have noticed my scale to be a bit wacko. I have a habit of weighing myself more than on... Read more

one of those days...sigh

Monday, March 24, 2014      1 comments

These past few days I have been doing very well on my plan. This morning I just want to bake, which I will not be doing! So much going on in my life, but I will be strong. I need to find a job and have not really worked outside of the home m... Read more

dining out

Saturday, March 22, 2014      0 comments

Well, last night we did end up going out to eat. Just as I had planned for, my husband did order that appetizer-bloomin onion. Yes, I know the thing is not in the least bit healthy, (although my husband tried to counter that being an o... Read more

Out to eat

Friday, March 21, 2014      1 comments

My husband has decided he wants to go out to eat tonight again. He is very partial to steak and wants to go to his favorite restaurant. He wants me to be excited about this place too, but I am not a steak fan in the least. They have chicken item... Read more

Major frustration

Friday, March 14, 2014      2 comments

Today started off as a good day. I am a walker, and do enjoy being able to walk outside. It has been such a cold and snowy winter here, (like so many places!) that I have not had a chance to walk outside since December! So I was very happy to ta... Read more


Tuesday, March 11, 2014      2 comments

I have been walking for exercise for 10.5 years now. I have walked well over half way around the world and am on my way home!! These last few days I have been having a hard time getting going on my walks. Maybe it is because I am tired of walk... Read more

getting back on track is so hard

Wednesday, March 05, 2014      4 comments

I am so very frustrated. I was doing so well before I got hit with the nasty flu bug. I was not myself for about 5 days and didn't really feel like eating much. When I finally felt like myself again, I did not jump right back into my healthy ... Read more

Anyone ever try to eat the kitchen sink?? :)

Saturday, March 01, 2014      2 comments

I know it is just an expression, but I really hate those days when that is exactly what I feel like the kitchen sink! Today is one of those days. I just can't seem to get satisfied. It does not help that we are going out to eat tonig... Read more

flu bug

Sunday, February 23, 2014      6 comments

Well, it happened. I woke up in the middle of the night on Thursday and just knew something was not right with my stomach :( :( My husband had the flu two days before and I tried so hard to be extra careful. Clean, clean, clean. Sanitize, sani... Read more

February 21

Friday, February 21, 2014      3 comments

Well, I am happy to say my husband is much improved. Unfortunately, he still did not feel up to going out today, so we delayed our trip to visit with our children again. We will try for next week. In a way, it may have worked out best for us to ... Read more

worn out

Wednesday, February 19, 2014      2 comments

Yesterday went well for me for both exercise and my food intake. I was a bit high on my sodium intake, but I know now what I need to do to adjust that. I walked for over and hour and a half, shoveled snow and rode my bike for 25 minutes. ... Read more

trying to stay focused today

Monday, February 17, 2014      3 comments

Well , this was not a good weekend for me. I think it started on Valentine's day with going out to eat. I was prepared to be able to eat something a little more special than what I would usually order, but ended up getting a a chicken breast and... Read more

Valentine's Day

Friday, February 14, 2014      2 comments

Our plan for the day totally changed. We were supposed to go see our two oldest children and do some errands in that area, but the plans fell through. So my husband decided he wants to take me out for Valentine's Day. He is really so sweet. He r... Read more

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