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My Week
Friday, December 02, 2016      6 comments

It's been a busy but successful week in many ways. Monday - Daughter had an early Dr. appointment she needed to be driven to, then took my MIL to the grocery store, then home to work on a Christmas project I needed to finish by Thursday at... Read more
Christmas Trees With A Side Of Broccoli
Friday, November 18, 2016      5 comments

My husband and I journeyed out today to buy a Christmas tree. Since moving to Florida we have opted for an artificial tree not trusting a cut tree would survive the season with out dropping all of its needles, which is exactly what out 10 year o... Read more
Small Victories
Thursday, November 17, 2016      9 comments

After a night with out much sleep to due various interruptions, a speed cleaning session while my husband was at the dentist this morning and then driving my daughter on a few errands it was 6 PM and the kitchen fairies had failed to visit while... Read more
Who says you can't teach an old dog a new trick!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      10 comments

Back when my daughter was in fourth or fifth grade, for her science fair project that year she came up with proving or disproving the old adage "You can't teach an old dog a new trick." Our little 12 yr. old spaniel mix, Cookie, was her willin... Read more
Starting Is The Hardest Part
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      10 comments

As the days of the 5% Challenge draw near an end, the holidays are drawing ever closer. Every day I think I really must get started on organizing/cleaning out the room we use for storage and starting the two holiday craft projects I have planned... Read more
Non-Scale Victories
Monday, November 14, 2016      10 comments

LOST 9.5 INCHES - If found please do not return! On previous weigh loss journeys I never bothered to also take measurements as another way to track my progress. This time I did at the start of the Fall 5% Challenge and decided to retake the... Read more
It took 8 years!
Sunday, November 13, 2016      5 comments

It took 8 years but I finally discovered how great Sparkpeople can be for making positive changes in my life. I joined in 2008 and was mildly active on and off again (mostly off, it would surprise me that it had been over 2 years since I had sig... Read more
Benifits of Stretching, Winter 5% Challenge
Saturday, November 12, 2016      6 comments

As part of the Fall 5% Challenge one of the healthy lifestyle activities was to add stretching to our exercise routine. There are several good Sparkpeople articles on stretching and after choosing one as a guideline I added 10 minutes of stretch... Read more