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Gotta get a handle on writing down my food....
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      7 comments

It is nice the computer program figures out all the calories and nutritional values, etc, but I just am not sitting in front of my computer 24/7 (even though hubby thinks I am). When I seriously kept track during my weight loss phase I carried ... Read more
Monday already?
Monday, August 24, 2009      2 comments

Feeling tired and lazy but have to go to work. Still working half days until Friday when I go back to full time. It will feel strange working full time again after almost three months following knee surgery (replacement). I am sure I am up to... Read more
4 hour car trip...soreness...beyond belief
Sunday, August 23, 2009      2 comments

I was sent back to work 3 weeks ago and the doctor's orders said get up and move every 90 minutes...Guess what, I sat 2 hours at a stretch in the car on a trip back home today and I am paying for the inactivity and not following doctor's orders.... Read more
Great weather, for ducks
Friday, August 21, 2009      2 comments

We have had a drought and now it is the deluge. This damp weather is typical for August here in Minnesota, but it is hard to adjust to after such a dry summer. It is making my asthma and arthritis kick up which was pretty good until now. The ... Read more
Tornadoes yesterday....August 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Mpls, MN.
Thursday, August 20, 2009      2 comments

Several tornadoes came through the Minneapolis area yesterday afternoon. The worst area was about 10 blocks from where I work and about 6 miles from where I live. Luckily it hit at 2:00 in the afternoon and I was home watching all the exciteme... Read more
Does God have a sense of humor?
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      10 comments

Okay, now why did God make all that fattening stuff taste so good? Is this some kind of joke...eat it, you'll like it. The worst (or best) is ice cream. I get off work and what am I craving (not just in the summer---year round)? Ice cream or... Read more
Good breakfast, including fresh beets!!!
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      5 comments

I always wondered why people think some foods just aren't for breakfast. As a kid, we found whatever leftovers in the fridge to have breakfast. I hated the way my mother cooked oatmeal until it was gummy and then put butter on top cause she re... Read more
Reasons to lose weight....
Monday, August 17, 2009      4 comments

So I won't look like this again...at 280 lb in 2005. I am doing great today and have kept track of all my food and don't feel "starved." I really feel like today is t... Read more
75 reasons to lose 75 lbs...#51-75 and comment
Sunday, August 16, 2009      8 comments

51. To have less swollen ankles and legs, especially when sticking to low sodium intake. 52. To look younger than my years. 53. To be able to wear capris and even long shorts (in public). I refuse to wear them now. 54. To have less proble... Read more
75 reasons to lose 75 lbs...#26-50
Saturday, August 15, 2009      9 comments

26. To reduce my asthma symptoms and sleep apnea. 27. To be able to walk around the lake 3 miles without a rest. 28. To be able to move faster in the morning and not have to worry about being late to appointments and work. 29. To be les... Read more
Jealousy...do nice things for everyone!!!
Friday, August 14, 2009      8 comments

I gave a rose to someone at work and several people wondered why I did it and I think there is some jealousy there. I will try to bring roses (from my garden until the frost) for everyone in my department to see if that makes them happy. I kno... Read more
Mammogram reminder for everyone.... going swimming this a.m. so gotta hurry
Thursday, August 13, 2009      1 comments

I have done this for two weeks twice a week so far and it feels great. Unfortunately next weekthe lifeguard/attendant is going out of town for cancer treatment for his wife and the pool will be closed in the morning. I wished his wife the best... Read more
75 reasons to lose 75 lbs: first 25 today
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      9 comments

1. To make my new knee replacement last longer (lifetime?) 2. To be able to go up and down stairs with less pain. 3. To save money on fast food (how about spending none on fast foods?). 4. To look better and younger. 5. To get back ... Read more
Say something nice to yourself (but not outloud in front of others)
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      5 comments

Self esteem is a tricky thing. If you look in the mirror and say the things Stewart Smally says it is pretty weird if someone else can hear you. I still remember my stepfather looking in the mirror and saying what a handsome man he was and we ... Read more
Do something nice for someone today and don't get credit..
Monday, August 10, 2009      3 comments

Do something nice for someone today but see if you can't "get caught." It might bring out the play angel in you instead of the devil. This might also be fun if you are "loving your enemies," meaning doing something nice to someone you have a co... Read more

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