I Gave Up On Me or How My Beloved Carbs Bit Me In The Bum
Friday, August 05, 2011      7 comments

I haven't been on SparkPeople for about 6 weeks now. Back in the spring things just started to go pear shaped with problems heaped on top of problems and I just gave up on me. I had been starting to struggle a bit with maintaining my healthier... Read more
Grandpa Likes To Walk
Friday, December 17, 2010      7 comments

Grandpa started walking 5 miles a day when he was 60 years old. Now he is 97 and we don't know where he is. ... Read more
Long Time No Blog
Thursday, November 18, 2010      8 comments

I haven't blogged for awhile because, to be honest, I haven't been doing all that well lately. I haven't been getting as much exercise as I was and I have been eating out in restaurants way too much. Now that colder weather is here I wil... Read more
All About The Fruits and Vegetables
Friday, August 20, 2010      2 comments

Last evening DH and I stopped at the grocery. We picked up a fresh pineapple, a head of cauliflower, some bananas, a jar of unsweetened applesauce and a bag of onions. The check out clerk was a young boy. (The older I get the younger everyone... Read more
Reached My Goal Of Losing My First 20 Pounds By April
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      7 comments

Well, I have done it. I have reached my first big goal of losing 20 pounds by April. I have reached a few small goals along the way. My very first goal was to see if I could actually lose any weight. I had my doubts because I thought there w... Read more
A Beautiful Message About Growing Old
Saturday, February 27, 2010      15 comments

I forgot what it was......... emoticon... Read more
The Joys Of A Public Restroom
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      13 comments

I received this in email this morning. Hope you get a kick out of it. When you have to visit a public bathroom, you usually find a line of women, so you smile politely and take your place. Once it's your turn, you check for feet under t... Read more
I Have Done The Unthinkable
Thursday, January 21, 2010      23 comments

Last evening I did something that I never thought I would do. Something that I would not have had the desire or the nerve to do just a few months ago. Last evening I joined a gym. I JOINED A GYM!!! I am so excited that I could hardly sleep... Read more
Top 5 Things I Don't Hate About Winter...I Couldn't Think Of Ten
Monday, January 11, 2010      9 comments

5. No poison ivy. 4 . No bugs. 3. I can bake healthy casseroles in the oven without heating the house to 100 degrees. 2. Fewer hot flashes. And the number 1 thing I don't hate about winter..... Snow shoveling is great... Read more
To Blog or Not To Blog
Sunday, January 10, 2010      10 comments

The challenge for today on the 1 Day Challenge team is to blog. (Great team btw, check it out.) I am not really into this blogging thing as you can probably tell by only 2 blogs in the 2 months that I have been active on SP. I never blogged... Read more
Temptation Lurks In My Kitchen
Tuesday, December 22, 2009      2 comments

The young couple who live next door gifted us with a pretty little Christmas tin of homemade cookies and candy. My initial reaction was "Oh, goodies, yummmmm". My very next thought was, "Oh, oh, this is fixin' to hurt". I have been on ... Read more
Menopause Has Kicked My Behind or How I Learned To Love My Hot Flashes
Thursday, December 03, 2009      8 comments

I blame everything on menopause. My insidious weight gain, my crepe-papery "old people"s skin", my fading memory, my achy creaky joints, pollution, climate change. Oh, wait...scratch those last two. Ok, so I can't blame menopause for everythi... Read more