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Getting back on track....
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      1 comments

I went to Costa Rica in mid February to have some work done on our property and my 2 week trip turned into a 2 month stay. I came home for a month and then went back with John for another month. Somehow, during the past 4 months, I've ma... Read more
Baggy Britches!
Tuesday, October 20, 2009      14 comments

What a fun evening! I actually had to break down and buy a new pair of jeans. I was tripping on the cuffs of the 20/22's because I couldn't keep them up at the waist in spite of the elastic. I didn't want to spend a lot of money on new jeans,... Read more
ONE-derland... How sweet it is!
Sunday, October 04, 2009      6 comments

My SparkPeople friends and my husband are absolutely right! It will happen and I will reach my goals! It just takes a proper diet, exercise and patience. I have had the most stubborn scale. ... Read more
Frustration and the elusive ONE-derland
Thursday, October 01, 2009      7 comments

This is nuts! Why am I stuck at 200.6 and why have I been stuck here for almost a month? I'm controlling my calorie intake. I'm riding my bike, at least 5 times a week, anywhere from 5 to 10 miles at a clip. My immediate goal is to weigh le... Read more
First Fall Storm & Power Goes Out
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      1 comments

What a day! Power went out shortly after 7:30 AM. emoticonWe had lots of wind, rain, lightening and thunder,... Read more
Fun Little Changes I've Noticed
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      6 comments

Everyday I notice little things along this weight loss journey. These changes don't mean much to other people, but to me, each time I notice a change, I give myself a "Woo Hoo" ... Read more
Our New Hydroponic Garden
Sunday, September 13, 2009      2 comments

What a busy day! I helped John replace the weather stripping on the French doors that open to the deck. We had some rain water coming in from time to time and hopefully this will fix it. Then we setup a new hydroponic garden in the kitchen break... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My wake up call was a virtual slap in the face!
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      23 comments

Last October, I was laid off after 22 years with the same company. Since I only had medical insurance for 30 days after my last day of employment, I decided I needed to go ahead and get a complete physical with all my medical care providers. P... Read more
Our Unique Wedding Anniversary Gift
Sunday, August 30, 2009      2 comments

We decided to give ourselves a unique wedding anniversary gift this year and take up geocaching as a way to get out and get more exercise. So, yesterday we bought a GPSr and went out on our hunt this afternoon. We found 3 out of the 4 caches w... Read more
How It Goes
Friday, August 28, 2009      1 comments

My husband had a creative streak yesterday, while driving to work, so he composed this poem to email to me when he got to the office. HOW IT GOES By Prof. Newt 0 Waaah! 2 Gimme! 5 Why? ... Read more
Cleaning out the closets!
Monday, August 24, 2009      1 comments

emoticon What fun we had this weekend cleaning out our closet. Since I have lost 40 pounds and John has lost 60 we ... Read more
Mi Chunche
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      0 comments

I have a separate blog at this web address www.michunche.com where I post info about our us and our goal to retire in Costa Rica. The blog has a section on Family, Recipes and many interesting links. I am currently in the proce... Read more