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Results From Screening
Saturday, April 24, 2021      3 comments

Plaque in my carotid artery (in my neck) is mild so it has improved but I have found out that plaque in other places doesn't correlate to plaque near the heart. Am still following the eating plan that I started at Thanksgiving and am still losi... Read more
Woo Hoo Check it Out
Friday, March 05, 2021      6 comments

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Thanksgiving Poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox that moved me
Tuesday, November 24, 2020      3 comments

Thanksgiving Ella Wheeler Wilcox We walk on starry fields of white And do not see the daisies; For blessings common in our sight We rarely offer praises. We sigh for some supreme delight To crown our lives with splendor, ... Read more
Loving The Twilight
Tuesday, March 03, 2020      5 comments

Ahhhh. It is wonderful that the days are getting longer. The twilight has always been my favorite time of the blazing sun sets and the evening grows cooler, I would anticipate the lightning bugs to delight my eyes and the crickets an... Read more
At Peace With My Plate
Thursday, May 31, 2018      9 comments

God Grant Me the Serenity to Accept that I MUST Change The Courage TO DO IT And the Wisdom to KEEP the weight off so I never have to struggle li... Read more
What's In a Name? MAGIC?
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      5 comments

Well, it is official -- Hubby and I are VERY blessed and lucky! We went to Johnny's New Your Style Pizza tonight for dinner with three other couples, having no idea that tonight was Trivia Night. Just as we finished eating the game began... Read more
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      12 comments

Age is just a number and the better I feel and the healthier I am, the less my actual age matters to me. I have seen people who were close to a hundred who moved and looked like they were 20 or 30 years younger than their actual years. I... Read more
Happy Memorial Day and Thank You to our Military
Monday, May 28, 2018      7 comments

Today my thoughts are with our military and military families. Some active duty personnel are stationed away from home and family and possibly in ... Read more
Song of Solomon -- The Little Foxes Spoil the Grapes
Sunday, May 27, 2018      5 comments

Reading a dear friend's blog just now gave me pause. I have lost track of my priorities and mostly of the act of putting my goals and health above everyday distractions -- the "little foxes that spoil the grapes." Most of the things in m... Read more
Not Where I Want To Be But I See How Far I Have Come
Saturday, April 28, 2018      10 comments

Feeling down in the dumps today because it seems like I am taking two steps forward and one backward, but a REAL look backward is telling me it is okay! I have not reached my goal but have accomplished a major advance toward it! From... Read more
Only the Good Things
Tuesday, April 24, 2018      5 comments

emoticon If there were no ugliness we wouldn't see beauty. If there were no hate, we wouldn't recognize ... Read more
Merry Christmas And Watch for Bugs! :) A True Story
Saturday, December 02, 2017      5 comments

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One of the Assignments for getting ready for the 5% Fall Challenge
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      4 comments

I actually put this on the Fall Challenge site but really wanted to put it here, too. Making myself Accountable! Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. 1. I want my blood sugar to stay in the normal range a... Read more
One Month on Atkins: Results
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      6 comments

Today is the official 4 week anniversary of my Atkins Lifestyle Change. Beginning weight 175.8 Today's weight 167.8 For a weight loss total of 7.4 pounds Loss in inches: .5 " in waist and 1" in hips Fasting Blood Sug... Read more
Update on my Atkins Journey
Sunday, September 24, 2017      7 comments

I am 3 weeks and 5 days in on my Atkins lifestyle and my fasting blood sugar this morning was 88 in spite of the fact that I ate too much yesterday and didn't get my exercise in. I haven't ever seen my fasting blood sugar that low in the 6 year... Read more

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