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Bill paying day
Oh joy - it's bill paying day! I pay all my bills on line or by draft. SO, on the first & 15th I'm at the computer getting with it! While I wish I didn't have any bills, I'm very grateful I can pay them.
I realize there are so many peopl... Read more
I have a family wedding to attend next week - so, of course, I need a new outfit for the actual wedding....and what can I wear while I'm there for 3 days? SOOO with my closet emptied out from going down 3 sizes I went on a shopping expedition.
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Ups and downs of life!
While I'm pleased with my weight continuing to go down, my clothing continuing to get too big - there are so many ups and downs in my life right now.
I've shared some about my dealing with the grief of losing my last sibling & immediate fam... Read more
To Eat OR not to Eat - that is the question!
Well - yesterday I felt like I ate all day long AND by the end of the day (I'd say around 9pm) when I finished my tracking of calories, I had barely eaten 900 calories! REALLY??? AND that was with eating a tsp of almond butter.
Do you g... Read more
Today is Memorial Day - a day when we're to remember & give thanks for those who have served our country and died. Also, to honor those in our families who have passed on. Yet much of the day is spent rushing to get to picnics, cook outs, fami... Read more
Sunday is always a BIG day for me - I'm one of 3 children's ministers at a large church. I'm up early, out of the house early and on my way every Sunday. I love seeing the children - even the unhappy ones because children are such a reminder o... Read more
I like change - well, in some things! My weight going down, finding clothing on sale, home decor being refreshed.
There are many changes that happen in our lives as we age that just aren't welcomed. WHEN did those fine lines near my eyes... Read more
Am I lazy or what?
Here it Friday & I have a list of things that need to get done today - it's my day off! Meal plan, grocery shop, reorganize a few whacky cracky disorganized cabinets/shelves in the house (I'm on a kick to clean up, clean out, get rid of & organ... Read more
May is almost over...huh?
I can hardly believe that May is almost over. Today is May 24 .... And with the Memorial Holiday weekend breathing down our necks, that means the month is coming close to an end.
I remember as a kid thinking the end of the school year wo... Read more
Why am I awake already?
Ohhhhhh...I woke up at 3am coughing like a crazy person. AND on top of that I'm hungry. What is it they say? Feed a cold, starve a fever? Could that be it!
I hate to whine, but I'm so good at it....my throat is sore, the coughing is out... Read more
I have to be honest - Tuesday is one on my least favorite days of the week! At work, it's meeting day & let me assure this group LOVES to meet. I believe in the value of a good meeting; rallying the team;sharing needed information; making a pl... Read more
I lost my last sibling on June 24, 2011. I have never married myself & am now the only member of my immediate family left. This has shaken me to my core. While I knew this would happen some day, the knowing didn't prepare for the reality.
M... Read more
A Cold - really??
Today is Monday - beginning of the week. I have today & tomorrow off & would you believe I'm catching a cold. OH JOY! Now why, pray tell, would this have to happen right now? I was completely miserable through the night - hacking, coughing -... Read more
Life in a nutshell
I have struggled with weight off & on ALL my life AND I'm now 59 years young. In my teen & early college years I worked hard at keeping my weight off, but never enjoyed any of things I had to do to keep it off. But I didn't know what I was doi... Read more