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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

Napa Earthquake 2014 - We Survived!!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014      11 comments

It's amazing how much exercise you get cleaning up after an earthquake!! We're all okay - no serious damage (lost a TV and lots of glassware). If you'd like the gory details, you can read them here:
8/napa... Read more

Do You Know Your Bra Size?

Sunday, July 27, 2014      7 comments

Wednesday was hubby's birthday. For his present, he decided to take me to Victoria's Secret to buy a new bra emoticonRead more

"Have You Lost Weight?"

Sunday, July 06, 2014      9 comments

We are visiting the in-laws in Oregon this week. Last night my mother-in-law asked "Have you lost weight? Because your booty looks smaller than it did the last time you were here." Thanks - I think. Read more

The DASH Diet Health Plan Book Review

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      5 comments

As you may know, I was recently diagnosed with venous insufficiency and put on a low-sodium diet. For some reason, at my doctorís visit I wasnít offered any resources and I didnít think to ask for them. When I got home I was a little lost on ... Read more

Finishing the Spring 5% Challenge

Saturday, May 31, 2014      8 comments

So I won't have my final weigh in until tomorrow, but it looks like i will be finishing the Spring 5% Challenge 2 1/2% down. Mostly I am happy that the low sodium diet is working.... Read more

Eating Out on a Low Sodium Diet

Friday, May 30, 2014      7 comments

I am not super low sodium. My doctor just wants me to stay under the 1500 mg maximum per day set by the American Heart Association. So I can have a little salt. But I am finding there are very few ready made things that I can eat. Of cou... Read more

Figuring Out Pain Issues

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      10 comments

I have had a really rough time sleeping the past couple nights, partially due to breathing problems and partially due to pain issues. The breathing issues are dependent on a lot of factors - today is much better!! But, I think I have figur... Read more

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