Well, I started this year with a list of goals I thought I would stick to. They were:
1. Follow correct portion size guidelines.
2. Get back into my regular exerci... Read more
The only perk to being sick
I haven't been counting my calories while I've been sick this last week. I know my metabolism is running higher than normal because I've been running a fever, & since I've been working 2/3 of the time I've been sick, I feel like I really need ... Read more
There's my delicious & healthy breakfast this morning. Kiwi, fresh pineapple, & peeled pink grapefruit segments. It was yummy!... Read more
I live in a very remote rural area that has a short growing season, so fresh produce during the seven months of winter is treasured. Since last summer, a group of farmers from warmer areas has been shipping fresh produce into this area, for abo... Read more
Facebook shut me out of my account!
I am annoyed at how restrictive Facebook is getting. I logged in late last night & got a message saying "a link has been sent to your email account. Please click it to confirm your email address." But, I didn't receive the email. So I went bac... Read more
That's my lunch. Yes, I like a lot of color in my salads. The artichoke hearts add 40 calories & 3 grams of fat, & they're worth every bit in my humble opinion. It also... Read more
Back from my summer slacking
I slacked off this summer, didn't do much exercise except a lot of walking. I lost muscle tone & now it's time to repair that. Thankfully I did keep eating right & didn't put on any weight.
Yesterday I decided to get back into my workout r... Read more
Just a boring check-in
I stayed active and ate healthy all day today, working in the yard & cultivating & preparing what will be my bulb garden. When I finally came in this evening, I fixed a moderately healthy dinner (ravioli with melted cheese & green beans... I wa... Read more
There was a wicked windstorm here last night. When I was out, it was strong enough to blow dirt and branches around, and after I went in it apparently gusted even stronger, because it picked up my gazebo in my back yard and threw it against the ... Read more
Yeah!!! The snow finally melted!!!!
Which means I spent all day clearing Winter's wreckage...raking leaves, gathering branches, pulling the dead leaves & canes off the lilies & separating some plants, trimming, sweeping the patio, painting the yard furniture (the mailbox got a new... Read more
I am a quiet, keep-to-myself kind of person. I am not often inclined to join groups, or get involved in activities with lots of people. I usually exercise independently at home, because I like the privacy. Plus that way, I can do the exercise... Read more
All right, that's it, I'm officially starting over. I reset my progress tracker and took starting measurements today. A friend gave me some new clothes, saying that I deserved some new "skinny girl" outfits, but guess what? They don't look go... Read more
Here's a picture of Grandma's flowers. Kerri, if you see her, now you can tell her they arrived and what they look like!... Read more
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New Salt Tank?
Ok, here's my latest new possible (that's likely p... Read more