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Day 71
Wednesday, December 10, 2008      5 comments

I had a pretty good day despite the calf/back pain; we had a good turnout of the Advent by Candlelight at my church.....a women only event which was very spiritual......there were close to 100 and I co hosted a table with friends for 9.......I d... Read more
Day 69
Monday, December 08, 2008      7 comments

I cannot believe how quickly this month or should I say year is going!!! WOW, I survived the Christmas buffet luncheon at hubby's "deal" on Friday....and only h ad one little cube of cheesecake....Oh, ya, I wanted more, but visualize ho... Read more
Day 66.....weigh in!!
Friday, December 05, 2008      10 comments

Hello all........I removed 8 sticks of butta......2#!!!! I am sooooooo happy. I was very selective at the Christmas party last night too. I had a great time, visiting with all these nice Christian gals........and even won a door prize.......... Read more
Day 65
Thursday, December 04, 2008      4 comments

I am so tired..........but I have all my decorations up for Christmas. Hubby calls it Bronners........the world's largest Christmas Frankenmuth, MI.....It is not quite Bronners, but I do love Christmas and most of my decorations... Read more
Day 63
Tuesday, December 02, 2008      6 comments

OK, here it is is the season to be does seem like people are jollier this time of year, even though there are still some events taking place that do not make us so jolly. Here in MI, the unemployment is ... Read more
Day 60
Saturday, November 29, 2008      6 comments

WOW, where is this month going????? I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We certainly did, and it was so good to get mom over to my brothers in our new little Mini Cooper! The walker did fit!! PTL!! This car gets that is ... Read more
Day 57
Wednesday, November 26, 2008      3 comments

I ran my errands for T-day tomorrow....I am bringing the tossed salad! YEAH, so I know that will be healthy. I make my own dressing......just a smidge of olive oil...maybe 1 tbsp. , splash in the red wine vinegar, but first you add about 1 1/2... Read more
Day 56.....and weigh in!
Tuesday, November 25, 2008      4 comments

Got on that infamous scale and REMOVED 2 more #.......8 sticks of butta!!! emoticon SO, I am happy with that!!!!... Read more
Day 55
Monday, November 24, 2008      4 comments

All of a sudden........what I had written disappeared.....I hit a wrong key!!!!! Oops!! Here is the condensed version......Today was the funeral for Roxann....I am sure it went well, and I am so glad we went yesterday to pay our last respec... Read more
Day 54......a long but good farewell
Sunday, November 23, 2008      5 comments

Hubby and I went to Vassar to say one last goodbye to Roxann. Mom did not go; she didn't want to get out in the cold, so I did not force the issue.....would have liked her to go just to get out of the house, but that was ok. It was really unre... Read more
Day 53
Saturday, November 22, 2008      7 comments

It is beautiful and sunny here......but cold....30!! I am working on getting more organized especially with the holidays coming...I have most of my boxes lined up the basement for Christmas. The house looks festive with the T-giving decors up!... Read more
Day 52
Friday, November 21, 2008      4 comments

Well, I am trying to move on with my still is at the forefront of my mind. I got a call from her son with the showing/funeral dates......hubby and I will for the viewing Sunday. Her funeral is Monday morning, and we are expected t... Read more
Day 51....time moves on
Thursday, November 20, 2008      5 comments

I am still not quite sure I am altogether......feel numb to yesterday's shocking news, but I want to thank all of you for your tremendous support, comfort and kindness. You will never know how much I appreciate all of it! I did get together w... Read more
Day 50.......a very sad day.......
Wednesday, November 19, 2008      15 comments

The good friend I told you about that had her leg amputated on Monday.....has gone onto heaven!!!! Her son just called me about an hour and half ago. I finally have stopped crying long enough to write this. I had talked with her son on Mond... Read more
Day 49
Tuesday, November 18, 2008      4 comments

OK, talked to myself.......positively only!!!!! I am in this for the long haul....despite my little ankle problem. I am lifting my weights......that is good exercise, right? I am exercising less with the fork......another good choice, right? ... Read more

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