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Progress Report
Thursday, August 27, 2009      3 comments

I had a massage yesterday with a really proficient muscle specialist. He used massage and trigger points to release the muscles in my right leg and in my back that connected to that area. He worked on me for an hour. A lot of it was painf... Read more
The Good, The Bad and the Reality
Monday, August 24, 2009      7 comments

For six weeks I’ve been unable to put weight on my right leg without really bad pain. So I’ve been unable to walk without a limp. I’ve gone from wearing a pedometer and getting my 10,000 steps a day, to trying to get from the bedroom to the... Read more
Status Update
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      4 comments

Well, I spent a day reformatting my computer and re-installing and tweaking everything. The only major problem I had was I couldn't get back online. I called Time Warner RoadRunner, my cable, phone and internet provider, and a very nice lady t... Read more
Technical Difficulties
Monday, August 17, 2009      5 comments

I'll be down a few days. As soon as I'm back online, you can be sure this is the first place I'll be! Karen... Read more
The Best Place is HERE!
Saturday, August 08, 2009      7 comments

Over the years I've participated in various on-line communities, both health and diet conscious. I've met a lot of interesting and nice women in my age group along the way. None of those groups compare to the Spark People teams here. ... Read more
Do you belong to a cat?
Saturday, August 01, 2009      5 comments

If you share a home with a cat, you know that you belong to the cat - not the other way around. At least from the cat's point of view. Cats are very patient in trying to train their humans. After a while we know what it means when they si... Read more
Adventures in the Concrete Pond
Tuesday, July 28, 2009      4 comments

I was at my son's house (Scott) yesterday for my water exercise. When I first went out to the pool and stepped into the water, I heard a bird in the nearby trees. This bird was making lots of noise. Screaming! I stepped into the pool and st... Read more
The cat sat on the remote!
Thursday, July 23, 2009      3 comments

Well, you know my cat is on a diet. I wrote a blog about that just recently. She weighs 15 lbs. So, when she SITS on something, she really sits, lol. You've seen a cable remote. 57 buttons and a zillion combinations required to get ... Read more
Take out box Up Front.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009      1 comments

Last night was dinner at Cheddars with the Girlfriend Group. I placed my order for a salad - they have WONDERFUL salads and I had planned my calories that day so I could also eat the croissant that comes with it. The salads are huge, thou... Read more
Dining Out
Monday, July 20, 2009      2 comments

Joe and I spent some time at the local Barnes and Nobles yesterday, then went out for lunch. I ordered what I wanted and asked for a take out box to be brought with the food. Then I divided everything in half and put one half in the bo... Read more
The Tide
Friday, July 17, 2009      0 comments

My favorite quote from William Shakespeare: "THERE IS A TIDE in the affairs of men which taken at the flood leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of their lives, is bound in shallows and in miseries. On such a full sea, are we now... Read more
The cat's on a diet!
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      2 comments

Yes, even Rosie is dieting. I'm the one logging her food, lol. A couple of years ago the vet said "This is a 9 lb. cat that weighs 11 pounds." Now she's a 9 lb. cat that weighs 15 pounds! I've had cats all my life and never had... Read more
What's your name?
Saturday, July 11, 2009      5 comments

We all have "handles" that we use here and which we chose for some reason known only to us. But we all have names too. Karen, Linda, Mary, Ann, Joan, Sarah, etc. etc. It's just really hard to FIND the name to address someone. We ... Read more
Healthy Snacks.
Friday, July 10, 2009      0 comments

An apple and some cheese. Cottage cheese and crackers. I'm not diabetic but diabetes runs in my family so I keep up with food choices friendly to diabetics. There is a book called "The Insulin Resistance Diet" which explains... Read more
The Feel of Success
Thursday, July 09, 2009      1 comments

Did you have some success this week? Last week? Ever? Think about that successful feeling a LOT! Talk about it. Write down how you feel about it. Get so familiar with that feeling that you can recall it next time you are about to sl... Read more

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