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Photos from Our Vacation - Drought Related

Saturday, April 04, 2015      7 comments

I'm sure many of you have heard about the drought we are having here on the West Coast, but unless you live here, it might be hard to visualize. Hubby and I went to South Lake Tahoe this last week for vacation. We took some pictures to show ho... Read more

My Weight Loss Motivation

Sunday, March 29, 2015      7 comments

As part of the Spring 5% Challenge, I have been asked to list my 10 motivations for losing weight. Honestly, I've been struggling with motivation for quite some time. I have been very motivated to maintain, but not so motivated to lose. Rece... Read more

It's My Birthday

Saturday, March 14, 2015      9 comments

Or it was, on Monday. But I was feeling alone, with all my family away. My son was accepted into the California Conservation Corps and he had to go away for training the day before my birthday. Hubby didn't get back from helping out his paren... Read more

Prayer Request Update #2

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      8 comments

Mother-in-law had her surgery this morning. She did really well. She is in ICU for a few days, then 5 days in regular hospital, then home. Hoping she will stop smoking and drinking after this. Hubby is staying with them for another week and ... Read more

Prayer Request Update

Friday, February 20, 2015      7 comments

Thank you for all those who reached out through your prayers and support after my prayer request blog. Here's an update: MIL's open heart surgery is scheduled for Tuesday, February 24. Prayers are still appreciated. Hubby's MRI was g... Read more

Level Life Low Carb Snacks Review (sponsored)

Saturday, February 07, 2015      3 comments

A part of my journey to a healthier me, I have been tracking my food. Not just for calories and fat, but also to make sure I get enough protein and fiber in a day. Did ... Read more

Prayers Needed

Friday, February 06, 2015      16 comments

Okay, my friends. I am putting it all in God's hands, but my family could definitely use your prayers. First, my mother-in-law is having a heart bypass and valve replacement in a few weeks. The surgery will be in Portland, OR which is thr... Read more

Eating Healthy Made Easier With Gorton's (sponsored)

Monday, January 19, 2015      2 comments

As many of you may know, a few years ago I lost over 30 pounds, thanks in large part to and the friends I met there. And while I still haven't met my goal weight... Read more

The Progress I've Made and Plans for the New Year

Friday, January 02, 2015      5 comments

So yet again I basically maintained, even though I intended to lose weight. Still no gain for another year is a definite plus. The biggest area I made progress on in 2014 was self-care. I learned that I need to keep my salt intake low o... Read more

Another Emotional Blog

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      7 comments

I realize that I mostly blog about my emotions and family relationships. The reason is that I've finally figure out I need to process my emotions instead of stuffing them down with food. I hope you understand. Anyway, things have been goi... Read more

They're Back

Wednesday, October 15, 2014      5 comments

Last night DS came over, profusely apologized and begged for his room back. It was an adult discussion and we were very proud of him. His girlfriend, is a different story. She "refused" to apologize, then when she realized she would be alone A... Read more

Taking Care of Myself/Tough Love

Monday, October 06, 2014      12 comments

Last night we had to call the police and have my DS, 19 and his girlfriend, 18 removed from our house. We are all okay and I am mostly relieved. It has been a long time coming. Finally, last night, while I was being called many ugly names a l... Read more

You're Too Young For Cataracts

Tuesday, September 23, 2014      5 comments

I have worn glasses since I was about 7 years old. And they've always been pretty thick and absolutely necessary. For awhile, in high school, and then on and off throughout my adult years, I wore contacts, but with all my sinus problems my eyes... Read more

Rough Night but Proud of Myself

Sunday, September 07, 2014      5 comments

Last night DH and I went to a game party at a friend's house. It was my first time "out" with my new eyes. You wouldn't believe the trauma I went through in my head because I am 1 1/2 weeks away from being able to wear eye makeup!! Read more

Why I Still Want to Lose Weight

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      7 comments

I have been stuck in a rut for a couple of years now. Bouncing back and forth over the same 5 pounds. I know that a lot of it is due to my myriad illnesses and a lot of it is due to my work schedule. I do feel good at this weight, but would ... Read more

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