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  • How To Observe Thanksgiving

    11/23/2015 6:50:10 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    ** Count your blessings instead of your crosses. ** Count your gains instead of your losses. ** Count your joys instead of your woes.... Read more

  • Turkey and Pictures!

    11/21/2015 5:57:27 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Yesterday I fixed a turkey. A friend then came over and helped me get some of my pictures on the wall. I still have a lot of pictures to get hang... Read more

  • Rewards

    11/20/2015 2:48:29 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    One of my students this year is autistic. He LOVES Finding Nemo, and looking up different fish on the computer. Recently I made the "mistake" of ... Read more

  • I did another Vision Collage!

    11/18/2015 5:39:33 AM, by RACHELINASIA

    I loved the first vision collage and I decided to do another one. It's not quite as "artsy" but it's packed with reminders why I am on this journ... Read more

  • Glasses Restriction Removed!

    11/17/2015 9:01:41 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Yesterday I went to the Motor vehicle department here in Omaha. I changed the address on my driver's license to my condo address. I also got the ... Read more

  • I don't like to be COLD!

    11/14/2015 8:08:56 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Having lived on the EQUATOR from 1977 until one year ago, 2014, I am not looking forward to winter! Nuf said. Read more

  • Mourning

    11/14/2015 7:27:41 AM, by GIRLINBRAZIL

    Earlier this week after several weeks of diagnosis ... Read more

  • Free Meals TODAY!

    11/11/2015 4:08:35 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Yes, it is Veteran's Day and I am a Veteran. I served in the Army Nurse Corps way back before my 40 years as a Missionary Nurse. Today is Veteran... Read more

  • Getting to Know you!

    11/9/2015 7:40:55 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Two of my grandnephews got to know each other a bit this past month! Read more

  • Resting Heart Rate!

    11/9/2015 11:48:53 AM, by RACHELINASIA

    OK guys I thought this was so cool! I have a Fitbit HR and one of the things it does is measure your resting heart rate. Well, since I started ... Read more

  • Starting a Holiday Survival Challenge!

    11/7/2015 10:26:21 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Today I started a Holiday Survival Challenge with one of my teams. It goes from today through New Years Day. ... Read more

  • A quick update 2 weeks in

    11/4/2015 11:36:38 AM, by RACHELINASIA

    It's been 2 1/2 weeks since starting my journey again. It already feels like a very long time! My whole mind has shifted! I've lost 8 pounds tota... Read more

  • Climbing a Mountain!

    11/4/2015 6:47:42 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    My grandnephew was so proud to have climbed a Colorado Mountain! He pressed on until he reached the summit. Read more

  • HA HA!

    11/4/2015 6:16:29 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Weight Lifting? The father was doubtful of his son's sudden interest to become Charles Atlas. Nevertheless he went with the teenager to the... Read more

  • motivation and determination

    11/1/2015 11:06:45 PM, by SIMPLYMOI

    2 things that everyone needs in order to achieve their dreams, I believe. 2 things that other people had, but I never did. They were comple... Read more

  • Vision Collage

    11/1/2015 1:05:06 AM, by RACHELINASIA

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    10/30/2015 9:47:01 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    It was fun seeing some of my grandnieces and grandnephews recently. After living overseas for 40 years, I have missed many family events. ... Read more

  • Carving Pumpkins

    10/29/2015 8:05:46 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Last night at English Conversation class we carved pumpkins. I have five Asians at my table. One was absent but the other four and I enjoyed carv... Read more

  • the power of language

    10/28/2015 12:10:32 AM, by SIMPLYMOI

    The last year and a half I have been working on my self talk and changing my language. "have to and should" has changed to "want to" "I ... Read more

  • Another Hike

    10/25/2015 8:43:23 AM, by MAMISHELI53

    Even though the weather was kind of iffy, my friend Carol and I went to Spencerport yesterday for a hike. It was overcast, chilly, and drizzly. B... Read more

  • My Refrigerator!

    10/24/2015 10:29:34 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Over the years I have moved my refrigerator magnets with me. I lived in Africa but when I would return to the States for six months or a year, I ... Read more

  • OK! Here are my SMART Goals

    10/24/2015 4:08:00 AM, by RACHELINASIA

    To honor my new beginning, and my new first week of S... Read more

  • Well, duh!

    10/22/2015 11:03:05 PM, by GRAMMAP1

    Some of you know that I have not been well. Fatigue, lightheaded, dropping things, and anger. One of the days I had to chide myself for the self ... Read more

  • 21st Century Exercises

    10/21/2015 5:54:27 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    Physical exercise is good for you. I know that I should do it daily, but my body doesn't want me to do to much, so I have worked out this pro... Read more

  • Back in the Saddle

    10/21/2015 2:32:37 AM, by RACHELINASIA

    Wow. So this is my first week back on track for my health. It's scary but I have a resolve that's different than before. It's not about how I loo... Read more

  • Tired but trudging on

    10/20/2015 10:30:36 PM, by SIMPLYMOI

    Sleep has not been my friend this week. Well, really for the last couple of weeks. But it seems to have caught up with me. Either that, the chang... Read more

  • Mini Family Reunion!

    10/20/2015 7:04:08 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    On October 9th we had a mini reunion dinner here in the Omaha area. Two of my brother came into town as did nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandne... Read more

  • scared but determined

    10/19/2015 2:04:03 AM, by SIMPLYMOI

    This weekend I buckled down and made my meal plan! It took me a long time and sometimes I had to step away and take a break, but I did it! ... Read more

  • MOVED!

    10/17/2015 10:54:24 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    With 13-14 people helping me yesterday I moved from my apartment to my condo. I am now living in my HOME. I still have lots to do to get settled,... Read more

  • Happy Progress

    10/15/2015 6:51:20 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    Monday I went to the surgeon for a follow-up visit on my knee, and he also checked the hip. He was elated and exclamatory over how well I was doi... Read more

  • Stuffed and confused

    10/14/2015 3:28:43 AM, by SIMPLYMOI

    Frustrated, but not depressed about why I keep choosing to buy and eat something that is not good for me and so I don't really want. I think it c... Read more

  • Mountain climbing

    10/13/2015 8:22:00 AM, by SIMPLYMOI

    Yes, I climbed a mountain this weekend. Granted, it was only for about 20 minutes, but it was awesome!! Surprisingly, I didn't have any trouble ... Read more

  • I Need a Relaxing Weekend

    10/11/2015 9:03:47 PM, by GRAMMAP1

    When you reach that great age of 80, wouldn't you think life could slow down a little? Take Saturday for instance. I attended a funeral in the m... Read more

  • So Tired!

    10/11/2015 9:27:23 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    Last weekend I traveled to speak at a women's retreat. This week I've been very busy with moving and other activities. This weekend I've had out ... Read more

  • Perfect Day for a Hike

    10/10/2015 3:06:08 PM, by MAMISHELI53

    My friend Carol and I - we go way back to 9th grade - discovered we both had Hiking the Appalachian Trail on our Bucket List. So, last week we st... Read more

  • Just a brief Blog this Time.

    10/9/2015 12:15:57 AM, by GRAMMAP1

    I will start this again. My computer has been out of commission for a year and months. It is so good to be back. That is my positive statement. B... Read more

  • Update on the Move!

    10/6/2015 7:27:03 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    First of all, I had a wonderful weekend at a women's retreat. It was about four hours away and I was one of the drivers. The trip went smoothly. ... Read more

  • Consumed

    10/5/2015 8:44:28 PM, by SIMPLYMOI

    For as long as I can remember I've been thinking about my weight. The majority of my day to day thoughts are about how big I am and how small I ... Read more

  • Working

    10/4/2015 8:06:10 AM, by GIRLINBRAZIL

    Over the past five years the economy in our neck of the big world woods has gotten to the point that we were having a hard time keeping things in... Read more

  • I am determined

    10/4/2015 12:06:43 AM, by SIMPLYMOI

    Old Tracy: I want..., I wish...., I hope....usually followed by some version of healthy, thin, lose weight, etc. There i... Read more

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