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I've lost 3 pounds so far in the Alabama July Jubilee challenge! That's pretty good for a "Slowest Loser".
I don't get enough exercise in. Can't be helped, but I'm losing anyway!... Read more
I'm making myself blog something even if there's really nuttin' going on.
Oh, some of the pecan trees here are dropping little pecans (immature ones). Hope we have some this year. I pick them up and sell them.( Every little bit helps.)
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Dreaming of a Mountain Get-away
Spent most of my afternoon looking at mountain cabins in Mentone, Al on the internet. Just dreaming of the crisp air, the breathtaking scenery, the serenity and beauty; the coziness, quietness, the hottub on the outside deck overlooking the vall... Read more
Amazing Seniors are so Inspiring!
61 yr old Diana Nyad is going to attempt a long distance swim from Havana Cuba to the Florida Keys soon.
Older just means being more careful in training and taking more care of muscles, joints, tendo... Read more
Ponderings of a Wandering Mind
I'm going to have a weight loss this week I know already, but I won't post till Friday, my "official weigh-in day."
I feel lighter, thinner, better. Haven't tried my older clothes yet to see/feel the changes there. I CAN see the changes in ... Read more
"You should remember that though another may have more money, beauty, and brains than you, yet when it comes to the rarer spiritual values such as charity, self-sacrifice, honor, nobility of heart, you have an equal chance with everyone to be th... Read more
I've eaten in the lower range of calorie allotment for a couple of days now without any real problem. No hunger pangs. I could eat, but not real hunger.
This is good. This feels like control. I'M in control, not my eating. There was even a... Read more
I'd already discovered that eating out anywhere does not satisfy me like eating home made. It's just not as good, thank you anyway.
Today was a planned splurge since DH and I have been really good the past couple of weeks and it's a holiday... Read more
July Jubilee! July Jubilee!
Happy Jubilee for me!
I can do this, I can do this.
Yes, I can.
Alabama Sparks... Read more
The Extravagance of God
More sky than man can see,
More seas that he can sail,
More sun than he can bear to watch,
More stars than he can scale.
More breath than he can breathe,
More yield than he can sow,
More grace than he can comprehend,
More love t... Read more
The "Inside Stuff"
I lost 65 pounds four years ago and it seemed so much easier. I can't get to the gym as often as I did then, maybe that's part of it. It was nothing to lose 2 or 3 pounds in a week then. Wow. Age creeps up on you fast!
But, I am happy to be... Read more
Texting in Church!
Since when is texting in church acceptable??????
My husband is beside himself over this. Three years ago a family left because my husband called the teen out during service after previously talking with her, then family, and it continued. B... Read more
What's Happening Now
Well, let's see. I'm trying to think of something terrific. I know I've lost some weight this week, but not from exercising. ... Read more
If anyone wonders what it is I do that is so active, I'm with a crew of ladies who clean rental houes on the beach. These are not cottages. These are gigantic places. (Google Halekai Gulf Coast Vacation Rental to see) I clean Hal 2, Hal 3, and V... Read more
Hubby and I decided this past Sunday night was going to be a splurge night and so it was... Back on it on Monday morning. Well... he had a doctor's appointment and I decided to go with him (mistake). I forgot to bring any of my healthy snacks an... Read more