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Warm Day

Friday, January 03, 2014      0 comments

Today is supposed to be 20 degrees ABOVE zero. It is a strange world indeed where that is something to be excited about. I have some stuff that needs to get done in the garage, so this afternoon when we are closer to that promised temp, I will t... Read more

The Diet Decision

Thursday, January 02, 2014      1 comments

I have been contemplating this for months now. I am thinking about returning to the no-starch diet. It is hard to stay with, and even harder if you take fruit off the menu. I have been trying to resolve the reflux issue first, so that I could ea... Read more

Reset Day

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      2 comments

This is the big reset day, one that most people observe as a day to start over and create new habits. I printed the vision statement that I wrote in October and am committed to following the plan at least half of the time Read more

Two steps forward, one step backward

Thursday, December 19, 2013      2 comments

So after having my light bulb moment a couple of days ago, I totally blew it off yesterday. Not that I didn't get things done, but I worked on something at the bottom of my priority list. I guess a day like that now and then isn't so bad, but I ... Read more

Light bulb moment

Tuesday, December 17, 2013      2 comments

Obviously, I have never been very successful at weight loss or getting healthy. I suppose somewhere along the way I accepted it as just how I am. And yet I keep trying. Something wrong with that thought process. Since I wrote my vision stat... Read more

Numb

Monday, December 16, 2013      1 comments

I feel numb. I cannot comprehend that the test results were negative. The information that was sent home with us somehow never made it here. I called this morning and they are going to send me another copy. Maybe there is something in there to g... Read more

Devastated!

Saturday, December 14, 2013      5 comments

Finally! I had my tests yesterday. The prep was horrible. I became very sick. I was so glad to get past that. Unfortunately, the doctor said that he found nothing wrong in either test. There is no evidence that I even have reflux let alone an un... Read more

Recipe Calculator

Friday, December 06, 2013      4 comments

I decided I would try the recipe calculator today on a recipe that I have been eating often lately. At one point, not too long ago, I thought I would never make this recipe again. Chicken and rice hotdish is really not a healthy meal. It has bee... Read more

Lost a day!

Thursday, December 05, 2013      2 comments

Good days do not come in pairs! The stomach issues were bad yesterday, with a fever too. I slept most of the day. When I checked my lists, I did get more done than I thought I did, but overall it felt like a wasted day. I have stopped think... Read more

Getting things done!

Tuesday, December 03, 2013      2 comments

I really don't like the fact that I have to live my life from lists, but I am getting the hang of it. I have been getting so much done. Even yesterday with a blinding headache and taking it easy, I got more done than I used to without a list. ... Read more

Quiet day

Monday, December 02, 2013      1 comments

I went to church yesterday, but I think it was the last time. It was just too horrible with all the sounds and lights, people, etc. Too much visual and auditory input. My head is about to split open even now. It makes me very sad to come to the ... Read more

Reset day

Sunday, December 01, 2013      3 comments

Things fell apart in the last week and a half. Somehow managed to do what I had to do, but didn't do very well at doing what I should have done. My husband's surgery went well, and our daughter was here to drive me around. It was good that ... Read more

Another long weekend coming

Wednesday, November 20, 2013      3 comments

I haven't recovered from the last long weekend, and here we are about to start with another long weekend of activities. So last night I made the decision to cancel Thanksgiving. My husband not only agreed, but pointed out that with him being off... Read more

So Tired

Tuesday, November 19, 2013      2 comments

Even though I am feeling better, I am so tired I can barely get through the day. I just can't seem to pull out of it. I really like Thanksgiving, but I am giving serious consideration to cancelling this year. I am getting more done everyday... Read more

Long Weekend

Monday, November 18, 2013      3 comments

We went out of town for a long weekend. It is always nice to see our daughter's family, but I don't travel well. It was all I could do to get through it. I was so fatigued that I never thought about checking my blood sugar, taking insulin, or ev... Read more


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