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The Joys of Spring

Sunday, March 22, 2015      16 comments

I tried to find pictures online of all the roses I bought, but couldn't find all of them. So who knows, as some of the older named roses aren't as stylish, and new favorites come in to being, you can't find them any longer. For those, I guess I... Read more

Changing Habits

Thursday, March 19, 2015      16 comments

You don't have to think of it as "quitting" or "breaking" a habit, simply "changing" it. Actually, changing sounds to me a lot, big lots in fact, easier than QUITTING any thing. Breaking is also a pretty harsh word. No wonder it is so hard for p... Read more

I'm Thankful for.....

Sunday, March 15, 2015      13 comments

I'm thankful for so many things: 1. The fact that I have a home in the mountains and can get away from Phoenix heat 2. That I have a dog with enough energy to accomp... Read more

To Be....Or Not To Be....That is the question

Saturday, March 07, 2015      12 comments

"To be or not to be" a quote. Yes, we can all remember the quote, but what it was in reference to sometimes doesn't come to mind. But, speaking of quotes, that's one we could apply to our own lives. To be, or not to be. But to be what? Ov... Read more

Does Jogging in Place Really Do Any Good?

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      8 comments

Some of my friends jog in place toward the end of the day. Anything to get that number up on their SPAT or Fitbit. But when your goal is a certain number of steps and you find yourself jogging or marching in place to get to that number what are ... Read more

M A R C H -- it's what you make of it!

Friday, February 27, 2015      14 comments

In like a lion, out like a lamb! It's what they say about March..... but here's a new twist for you to consider: M -- Make the most of each and every day. It's easy to "put it off until tomorrow" but that doesn't make our journey easier, ju... Read more

When You Feel Depressed.....or unmotivated

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      13 comments

Some days you're just not motivated, perhaps even depressed! It happens to the best of us. There are times when you know what caused it, but at other times it just sneak... Read more

Dogs can be hilarious!

Sunday, February 22, 2015      24 comments

Adopt a dog, look how much happier they are in your car than in the shelter! Tell me what's wrong wit... Read more

Can you eat out and NOT gain weight?

Saturday, February 21, 2015      13 comments

Eating out definitely has it's disadvantages -- they range from having no control over the amount of fat and sodium in your food, to being tempted by all the delicious sounding entrees and desserts listed on the menu. My advice is this (and... Read more

Wearing the Right Size!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      17 comments

This is how I've pictured myself the past few years. Not obese, of course, but definitely on the plump side. And now that I've lost some weight it never occurred to me to go ... Read more

You CAN Lose Weight While On Your Vacation!

Saturday, February 07, 2015      16 comments

emoticon Not many people embark on their vacation and actually "plan" on losing some weight! Of course not -- vacati... Read more

To Color or Not-to-Color, that is the question

Tuesday, February 03, 2015      14 comments

Ever since I turned 62 years old -- yes, that was a LOT of years ago -- I have debated with myself on coloring my hair or letting it turn gray naturally. I used to kid my Mom when she was in her 80's that she should stop coloring her hair b... Read more


Sunday, February 01, 2015      13 comments

emoticon I always think of hearts and flowers (forget the chocolates) when I think of February! After all, smack d... Read more

One More Step

Thursday, January 22, 2015      14 comments

It's too early to get up, and you are soooo comfortable! Can't I walk later? Yes, I did eat a few too... Read more


Monday, January 19, 2015      20 comments

F - First impression of Florida was that it would be hot and humid. Not true; it is a very picturesque state, lots of trees and water, I totally fell in love with the area. L - Love all the fresh seafood that is offered in so many restauran... Read more

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