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Easy Towel Edging Revised....Tatting Pattern
7/10/2014 4:42:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Here is the Pattern that I promised. It is a pattern for beginners. I hope you all enjoy it. Happy Tatting Everyone. Easy Towel Edging Version T...  Read more


Tatting Xmas Gifts
7/2/2014 3:44:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Hello. I am working on tatting some towel sets edging. As soon as it is done I will share the pattern with you. It is a variation on the simple ed...  Read more


Making Pizza with the kids
6/29/2014 10:27:52 PM,  0 COMMENTS

well today the children came over to visit and we made ham and pinapple pizza together. One of the girls only likes pinapple and cheese so she was ab...  Read more


My chicken is sick.
6/26/2014 7:06:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Lyla, my little lavendar Ameracauna, has been sneezing for a few days and today she is not her usual active self. I am afraid I might lose her. Is t...  Read more


Back on the sugar rollercoaster
6/26/2014 2:25:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well I had some cookies last night and sure enough..... I was hungry about a half hour later. I wasn't really hungry when I ate the cookies. I just...  Read more


Making Cookies
6/25/2014 3:40:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I will be baking cookies with the children of the neighborhood that come over to visit me. (They say my house has the most fun on the block.)...  Read more


Looking for nonGMO foods
6/24/2014 3:59:16 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My Parents and my brother read the book "Seeds of Deception" and they have been telling me all about it. Apparently the genetic alterations in our f...  Read more


Back to tracking food
6/24/2014 1:44:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Now that I am near the tail end of my Optifast Diet, I am going to start tracking foods. They will be visible to the public and I think that will hel...  Read more


Confessions about the pie
6/20/2014 1:37:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Best laid plans....... I was going to resist the pie. The first one went to my neighbors untouched as planned. I was keeping the second for my par...  Read more


Making Strawberry rhubarb pie.
6/18/2014 3:08:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I went to the grocery store to get more fresh vegetables for the chickens and strawberries were on sale. My rhubarb is doing well too. So, I am going...  Read more


Went to the movies
6/18/2014 3:03:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My Sister and I went to see Godzilla. It was just what you would expect from a Godzilla movie: Monsters fighting, Tromping through the city and dest...  Read more


Going to the movies.
6/17/2014 2:31:45 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well I just did a little walk around the block and my Sister-in-Law is coming over so that we can go to the movies together. I am going to be really...  Read more


Three steps forward. Two steps back.
6/17/2014 1:25:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Here I was so proud of myself for doing well last week. Then last night I told myself it would be OK to do the modified version and I made myself a ni...  Read more


I lost three pounds!
6/16/2014 5:13:46 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This week I made a concerted effort to go back to a strict Optifast instead of the modified version because I hadn't lost any weight for three weeks....  Read more


My turn at One-derland
6/15/2014 2:15:07 PM,  7 COMMENTS

That word...One.... To see the number on the scale start with a "1" instead of the dreaded "2." I've seen the "2" for so long now. More than a decad...  Read more


Walked around the DMV parking lot five times.
6/14/2014 5:45:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday I drove my friend to the DMV. Instead of waiting inside I decided to walk around their large parking lot. I made it around five times befo...  Read more


First couple of days going well but still sick
6/10/2014 3:07:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Went from 191 to 185...tired as anything so just keeping up with the shakes...fluids and sleeping. Have to check back when i finally feel better. Good...  Read more


6/8/2014 4:09:23 PM,  1 COMMENTS

SO, I read back to the last blog entry I made and where I was just over a year ago. So much has changed since then! My brother in law passed away of a...  Read more


Lost Zelda. Still working on resisting food.
6/8/2014 2:31:03 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today, when I went to go check my chickens, Zelda was missing. Their perches were in disarray and feathers were everywhere. I found that the berried...  Read more


Cheating on the fast
6/7/2014 2:58:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I haven't been loosing weight for three weeks but I have been cheating. Last Saturday, I ate pizza all day. A few days ago, I made myself sic...  Read more


One week at a time..
6/2/2014 4:57:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Have to run to the dr.s office for 2wks of shakes by Sat and should be good to go! :) Still at 191 having been sick for so about a...  Read more


Drawing the Line
5/31/2014 12:34:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I resigned from a volunteer position I have held for 6 years. I managed a Junior A sports team. I loved working with the parents, coaches and...  Read more


A Victoria Day Smile
5/18/2014 7:25:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hope everybody is having a great holiday weekend....  Read more


Thread Up
5/18/2014 1:42:16 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Just a quick entry for those of you looking to buy clothes that fit you better but don't break the bank while you are losing weight. I found this gre...  Read more


Fires in San Marcos
5/17/2014 6:50:12 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well we had fires close by this week. I could see the smoke and flames across the freeway near Cal State San Marcos from the hillside in my backyard....  Read more


I bought two chickens yesterday.
5/11/2014 2:25:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well I have been busy making a chicken pen and coop and yesterday I bought two Wheaton Chickens. I hear they are very tame and lay blue and green egg...  Read more


May Goals
4/30/2014 1:49:43 PM,  2 COMMENTS

What I hope to get done in May: Spring Clean: I want to send a minimum of 5 big bags to either my church's thrift store or to another charity. T...  Read more


Getting Back Into the Right Mindset
4/30/2014 10:18:11 AM,  1 COMMENTS

April has pretty much blown when it comes to working out and eating right. I haven't gone back into the 170s, but I haven't gotten out of the 160s ei...  Read more


Trying on Jeans
4/26/2014 4:02:47 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I put on my jeans this week and they were huge. They have an elastic and tie waist, so I could tighten those enough that they didn't actually fall of...  Read more


Betrayed by my Body
4/26/2014 12:52:55 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I thought I was cured and then my body betrayed me. I had it all under control and then my body betrayed me. I felt great and then my body betrayed...  Read more


When the Optifast Ends
4/22/2014 10:29:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well I am getting closer to my goal and I should be in the maintenance part of the program soon. Its time to start thinking about what my lifestyle s...  Read more


Happy Easter
4/20/2014 10:33:27 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's a bright, sunny Easter morning here in Eastern Ontario. There patches of blue in the sky overhead, the air is warm and the breeze is soft and...  Read more


Day 49
4/18/2014 3:33:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Is it really possible it's been 7 weeks on this program? Wow! As of last week I had hit a total of 33 pounds lost in 6 weeks, plus another 8 pounds...  Read more


On the Modified Optifast
4/16/2014 3:35:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well I reported that I was still feeling a little fatigued. All my blood work turned out fine. So its not anemia or thyroid. The Nurse said I could...  Read more


Patty's Tatted Pansy Pattern.
4/15/2014 4:19:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I hope you enjoy this Springtime Pattern. Patty's Pansy Materials: Yellow or orange tatting thread size 10 Purple thread size 20 2 shuttl...  Read more


Bummed that Coldwater Creek is going under
4/12/2014 8:24:25 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've always loved Coldwater Creek. I was so happy when I finally got down enough in weight to finally wear the xl jacket from there that my mother ha...  Read more


It Must be Spring
4/11/2014 9:03:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It was such a long and brutal winter I had almost given up on the warm weather ever returning ... and I'm not sure we're entirely out of the woods yet...  Read more


Finally nice out
4/11/2014 4:27:53 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm so glad it is finally nice out. My hubby redid the floor so I couldn't work out at home so with the weather being so gorgeous I was able to go fo...  Read more


End of BLC24
4/11/2014 8:24:04 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Well, this round of the BLC is over. I loved all of the support I got from my teammates! 361 I didn't do as well as I had hoped for, but still lost...  Read more


Great reaction from acquaintance I haven't seen in almost 10 months!
4/10/2014 1:02:53 PM,  4 COMMENTS

With tax time upon us all, one of the ladies I used to work with stopped by to pick up a new copy of her W-2. I last say her in early June. I didn't...  Read more


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