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Halfway to first goal!
Sunday, December 03, 2017      2 comments

I have only a little more than a year to retirement--running out of time to reach my first goal, and we shall see from there! I have been carrying the extra weight from thyroid disease since the early nineties, so I want to get it off for a h... Read more
Vacation Planning!!
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      4 comments

Excited to be planning a short vacation to New Mexico! WE have never been there, plannoing on lots of walking and sightseeing!!... Read more
Good check ups!
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      0 comments

We both had good check ups, glad that is OVER! emoticon My weight is hovering around 180-181--so glad to be out o... Read more
Health check ups!!
Thursday, March 01, 2012      0 comments

Hubby just had a birthday, so I scheduled us both for doctor checkups. He has retired and not had one for awhile. Came through with flying colors on all counts--doc scheduled colonoscopies for both of us--yuk! Well, I have never had one, a... Read more
Take care of YOU!!
Saturday, February 12, 2011      0 comments

I am 61, and am getting a few extras on my chinny chin chin. Found an electrolysis gal in the area and had a 15 minute sesion. It cost about $21.40. Will go back in a month. It may not hurt to consult with a dermatologist or skin care perso... Read more
Saturday, January 29, 2011      3 comments

I have worked many years in IT (information technology), including a lot of hands on jobs involving computers and printing, as well as being a supervisor/manager. One of the many issues I remember are people who can't stand it everytime the comp... Read more
You Are Too Old to Lose Weight
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      3 comments

Yes, above was said to me by a coworker. He is a lot younger, and used HCG hormones and a starvation type of diet and lost a lot of weight. Guess what--it did NOT stay off. Of course lunches at Famous Dave's do not help. . . . ... Read more
Can't Wait for spring. . .
Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

It never got much above 5 degrees, if that--brrr. At least the sun was out, but forgot bread at the store. I try to get sun when I can--I think seasonal depression makes some people overeat. Good to be aware of it, so you can stop and say--all r... Read more
Yeah the Weekend!
Saturday, January 22, 2011      1 comments

My "weekend' starts on Saturday night. I always do better at home, as far as the eating--at least in quantity--the quality needs to get better, so I am using the Spark guidelines to help with grocery shopping. I get the next four days off--yay!!... Read more
Friday, January 21, 2011      0 comments

Hey, keeping this page up all day, and reading all the different articles on this site is a good thing. I am on a computer all day at work, and this makes me think--do I really want to go down to the vending machines?? Nah . . . . . . ... Read more
Need sleep. . .
Thursday, January 20, 2011      1 comments

Trying to stay on track at work. Packed a lunch, no goodies lying around here--glad the holidays are over. Got in some cardio last night--my grandson opened the shredder and threw it everywhere!! Took 40 minutes to clean up and vacuum, and had t... Read more
Cooking at Home
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      0 comments

Not making the greatest food choices, but keeping the calories down. Not that hungry today--just cold. Temperature has been hovering around zero today. so, I baked up some chicken to use in other recipes, and made banana bread--it's what I do wh... Read more
Tuesday and Saving a Buck (not a deer)
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      1 comments

Hi--in answer to the last blog, no I don't do ALL my shopping on Sunday--that is the only day hubby and I can get together and do our major shopping for the week. He packs up most of his lunches for the week on Sunday night because he works out ... Read more
Shopping for Bargains
Sunday, January 16, 2011      1 comments

Well, Sunday is our shopping day, so I decided to go to one extra store. The local Hy Vee had a sale on premixed salads for $1 per package ... Read more
Heart Attack Risk
Saturday, January 15, 2011      1 comments

Very interesting article on SPARK today--about people with type O blood type having a lower risk for heart attack. ... Read more

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