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Sunday, March 20, 2011      7 comments

Just celebrating the beautiful sunshine today, so I changed the color of my Spark page to yellow. It's not as glorious as the sunshine streaming in my window this morning, but you get the general idea. It reminds me that we cannot duplicate the ... Read more

Corned Beef Passion

Thursday, March 17, 2011      7 comments

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Nothing ventured, nothing gained

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      4 comments

Blogging so helps me to stay encouraged and on track with my food and my life plan. so today I'm going to commit myself in print to a new challenge: I'm going to take more steps each day. I first got the notion a few days ago to look for a used ... Read more

Pre-Holiday Weight Loss

Tuesday, March 15, 2011      7 comments

I'm so thrilled!! I was down 2.4 pounds at my Weight Watchers' weigh in this morning. And this was a 6 day week. My usual weigh in is Wednesday 10 a.m., but I wanted to weigh in ahead of my corned beef and cabbage dinner with the kids tonight. ... Read more

Oatmeal muffin recipe

Saturday, March 12, 2011      7 comments

I count these muffins about 3 WW points plus; (DIY calorie counting !!) **Preheat oven to 375 degrees** Spray muffin pans DRY INGREDIENTS: 2 cups regular oatmeal, dry approx 1/2 cup Splenda, or 8 envelopes(sweeten to taste) 1 tsp.... Read more

The light went on

Friday, March 11, 2011      11 comments

Today I baked my favorite oatmeal muffins: healthy, fiber and fruit filled, low points on my Weight Watchers plan, and totally harmless. It occured to me that the next time I have to bring a baked goodie to a meeting I will make my oatmeal muffi... Read more


Thursday, March 10, 2011      6 comments

Yes, I did it again, and it won't be the last time so I just need to get over it ASAP and move on. Again. Not stop and start over, just turn the page and continue the story. I did, however, start a new paper tracker for this week, so that's m... Read more

Becoming the me I was meant to be

Thursday, March 03, 2011      8 comments

I am emerging from this past winter's hibernation with renewed vigor, and a commitment to losing weight because that is the best thing for me. I've been working so hard but it seems I was spinning my wheels. And, "as all things work together for... Read more

What is the secret?

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      6 comments

Today I feel so much better than I did a week ago going into my bronchial illness. I feel like I've been on vacation from the trials and tribulations of everyday life while I dealt with my illness and that alone. I didn't eat too much, slept whe... Read more

Turning the corner

Sunday, February 27, 2011      6 comments

I awoke later than usual this morning and when I got out of bed, I knew I was feeling better than I had all week. I had a really good night's sleep and felt that the germs and problems of the recent past had all left my body and mind. My recent ... Read more

from out of the blue

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      6 comments

I was up before the crack of dawn today after one of the best night's sleep I have had in years. Of course that was as the result of a double dose of prescribed cough medicine for what is apparently a respiratory condition on the verge of pneumo... Read more

Turn it around

Monday, February 21, 2011      6 comments

We all know how easy it is to form and practice bad habits; but I'm learning that with just the flick of a brain cell, and a little faith, I can begin and continue to practice good habits as well. This morning Long Island awoke to another snow... Read more

Feeling better already

Friday, February 18, 2011      8 comments

This winter has played havoc with my emotions and my eating disorder (compulsive overeating). I have been able to keep it under control most days but when it hits I get in real trouble. The one thing I have learned to do though, after all these ... Read more

Daily battle

Saturday, February 05, 2011      6 comments

Today I won the Battle of Banana Bread. Yesterday it beat me. I couldn't throw it away after the Valentine Tea at my Home Extension meeting, so I rewrapped it in the worn out foil I brought it in, and carried it home. I should have given it away... Read more

Staying up through the down time

Monday, January 31, 2011      2 comments

Today is a bright and sunny day, but we're expecting more snow. I went out today in my car for the first time in about a week, and spent time worrying last night if I should or could. It felt good to be out and about, but now I am back to gettin... Read more

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