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8/23/2014 1:14:57 PM,  4 COMMENTS

(For those who asked, crab stars are a gorgeous Chinese or Chinese-American appetizer. They're won ton skins stuffed with a mix of crab, cream cheese...  Read more


It's Time to Share
8/23/2014 12:43:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS
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today was just blah
8/23/2014 7:13:01 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Hello everyone. Today was another day of eat, eat eating. No exercise. Cold raining. Excuses. Excuses. Lunch date with friends. Kids played up. Angr...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Saturday, August 23, 2014
8/23/2014 7:08:34 AM,  5 COMMENTS

August 23, 2014 BE KIND AND GENEROUS We all know people who are generous to others. These people were either raised in a home where they were tau...  Read more


Countdown day 90..89 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan
8/23/2014 4:41:25 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I will try having a "chunky" rather than a smoothie today! I LOVEIT, Justyna. Thanks for that chuckle. I certainly am not being 100% compliant. I...  Read more


8/22/2014 10:39:44 PM,  4 COMMENTS

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And they say dogs are dumb
8/22/2014 10:28:32 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My dog proves that they aren't dumb. I sell makeup and she always knows when they come in at least 30 minutes or more before they get here. She knows...  Read more


The Purpose of Nature
8/22/2014 8:24:54 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been on this quest to better deal with stress in life. We just finished our first week back at school as teachers and everyone is feeling anxious...  Read more


ROAD TO 210 Aug. 22 14
8/22/2014 4:42:16 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I DID IT. I made it through 90 minutes of sitting in one spot and pedaling. One reason I am excited is because I have ADD and to stay committed...  Read more


Countdown day 90 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan
8/22/2014 12:42:40 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I have been advised to more slowly follow the ALCAT eating plan based on my food sensitivities. So I don't have to be "perfect" yet. 41 In 3 months...  Read more


ROAD TO 210 Stalled
8/22/2014 11:04:11 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I haven't posted for the last few days or worked out. I've moved my blog from another site to here...that is why there are so many posts from today. A...  Read more


ROAD TO 210 Day 5 and 6
8/22/2014 11:03:14 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I didn't go to the Y yesterday. Again, I delayed going to later in the day and wound up not going. I have found that the later I wait in the day, the...  Read more


ROAD TO 210 Day 4
8/22/2014 11:02:23 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Didn't go to Y yesterday. Waited for open pool time and was to tired to go...lazyiness set in. I could have gone, but didn't. I have to work on that....  Read more


ROAD TO 210 Day 3
8/22/2014 11:01:29 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I have been exercising for two days now. I hit the recumbent bike for 30 mins....first ten mins. at level 7, then 20 mins at level 10 keeping an...  Read more


not so good
8/22/2014 8:23:29 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So today was a write off. This is the pattern i usually do, love exercise. Been doing exercise for a week. Needed to catch up on my tv shows and its r...  Read more


Sign for my computer to improve
8/22/2014 6:51:50 AM,  14 COMMENTS

At doctor visits I always regret not having done the things to make my "numbers" better. To remind myself , I made a sign to tape on my computer:...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Friday, August 22, 2014
8/22/2014 6:38:58 AM,  7 COMMENTS

August 22, 2014 TO BE HONEST Honesty is the best policy. When we are honest, we donít have to keep our stories straight. When we are honest, we...  Read more


Burn more fat by 1 min. high intensity exercise alternated with 20 min. of moderate exercising.
8/22/2014 6:35:29 AM,  4 COMMENTS

A Cardio Obsession Ramp up cardio, burn calories and fat. Sounds simple enough, but the latest science on exercising for weight loss says otherwi...  Read more


What a day...
8/21/2014 11:42:16 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I am totally exhausted. Today has been BRUTAL. They finally told me I could go ahead and post the state Medicaid. That's about $200,000 posting f...  Read more


A hot and steamy day
8/21/2014 10:09:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Just wish that it was cooler but it won't be for a while. It almost got to 90 degrees today. It was so humid out that it was hard to breath. I was wor...  Read more


Staining while it's raining
8/21/2014 9:44:26 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I spent the better part of today staining the screen porch on the house we're remodeling. Up and down the ladder at least 100 times...that's got to c...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Thursday, August 21, 2014
8/21/2014 7:07:58 AM,  5 COMMENTS

August 21, 2014 THE DAILY GRIND So often. So many times. So quickly. We get into a routine with our daily habits. We get up and do the same thing...  Read more


I's been a while.
8/21/2014 5:50:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS
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today was a good day
8/21/2014 5:00:30 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Hello everyone, Thank you so much for your kind words and support. I am finding instead of realizing all that i have to achieve. I have realized sma...  Read more


Finally we got the medicine
8/20/2014 10:31:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Finally got the medicine that we've been waiting for. We were waiting for dad's potassium to get to the pharmacy at Target from the doctor (who is in...  Read more


Very interesting documentary on the clothesline
8/20/2014 10:26:23 PM,  8 COMMENTS  Read more


So pleased...
8/20/2014 12:49:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I am pleased. Why? Simple. I was feeling bad yesterday. Stressed. Overwhelmed. Panicky. It was a very very rough day at work. What did I do?...  Read more


Tea tree oil is helping bruises
8/20/2014 7:46:29 AM,  20 COMMENTS

I have been surprised how well tea tree oil (and icing) works for bruising . After the chiropractor does the Graston technique on tissue bumps ar...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, August 20, 2014
8/20/2014 7:16:43 AM,  4 COMMENTS

August 20, 2014 PATIENCE AND TRUST So many times we want to rush into things. We want what we want right now so we go ahead and make decisions th...  Read more


Sick and tired of the doctor
8/19/2014 10:12:26 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Okay dad and I aren't too happy with the doctor right now. The pharmacy at Target faxed the doctor to tell them that they need refills on one of dad's...  Read more


The object lesson and other stories
8/19/2014 10:09:55 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Further to my recent blog about my cookbooks: I recently got the Culinary Institute of America's home baking book. There was a recipe for rye rolls w...  Read more


New decade new beginnings.
8/19/2014 8:19:51 PM,  2 COMMENTS

As I am only a few days away from my 30th birthday I am reflecting on my life for the past 10 years. I am proud of the person I am on the inside and...  Read more


My Fitness Plan or My Car? Hey! They are The Same!
8/19/2014 2:43:20 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Remember to think in FORWARD thoughts and never in reverse. Imagine yourself in a car and just never hit park or reverse... always move forward. Ev...  Read more


Fighting cold or the flu?
8/19/2014 2:11:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Which of the following supplements can help prevent colds and the flu? ē Echinacea ē Vitamin C ē Zinc None of the above Explanation ...  Read more


No Salad
8/19/2014 10:50:14 AM,  3 COMMENTS

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8/19/2014 8:47:24 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been soft. My blogs have been soft. They seem stunted almost. I feel like maybe I'm not being completely honest with myself. I want to be f...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, August 19, 2014
8/19/2014 6:25:55 AM,  6 COMMENTS

August 19, 2014 GREED Most of us donít think of ourselves as being greedy. However, greed can creep up on us if we arenít careful. Greed is focu...  Read more


Hard Work! Dedication!
8/19/2014 12:30:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I can do this. I finally believe that I can actually lose weight and adopt a healthy lifestyle..and be fit in the process. I didn't even realize how...  Read more


Not in the greatest of moods
8/18/2014 10:04:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've gained at least 7 pounds. I've gained the 3 pounds that I lost while we were in Minnesota plus another 4 pounds. I know where I've gone wrong and...  Read more


Tired but....
8/18/2014 10:24:02 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Tired but excited to get started again. ...  Read more


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