Sunday, February 28, 2016      1 comments

Do you recycle? Do you place your plastic, glass, paper, and other materials where they can be picked up and re-used? Good! But have you thought about the ultimate in recycling: recycling yourself? Yes, it can be done. Become an organ donor! You... Read more
It can save your life
Thursday, February 18, 2016      6 comments

I notice that Spark People is advertising a medical alert service. Here is my experience. I am a brittle diabetic, meaning my blood sugar goes up and down more than it should. One evening last month I did my normal blood sugar check, took the no... Read more
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      2 comments

I am surprised that the article on ways to satisy chocolate cavings did not mention Vitalicious muffins. Yummy! 100 or fewer calories. Many varieties of chocolate muffins, as well as other varieties and brownies. Some stores carry a limited va... Read more
Two good lunches--9 meals
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      7 comments

I wt out for lunch 2 days in a row Have enough leftovers for 7 more meals. But here is the great thing. I DID NOT TOUCH THE BREAD! Can you see my halo?... Read more
Eating out
Sunday, April 18, 2010      7 comments

Yesterday I ate lunch with a group of friends and dinner with some family members. I brought half of lunch home, but at dinner I ate only soup; therefore no leftovers. I have had lapband surgery. I cannot eat a full restaurant meal. And I MISS... Read more
Tax season is over
Friday, April 16, 2010      4 comments

This is my 7th year as a tax preparer. I'm glad it is over, but I get a lot of satisfaction from helping people. Perhaps more important, working with some of the young mothers in low-paying jobs makes me realize how very fortunate I am to have ... Read more
My square foot garden arrived!
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      8 comments

I just have to put it together. At 9 sq feet, it will hold 24 GALLONS of soil and 4 gallons of water. Because I've had bariatric syrgery and eat small portions, I hope to get most of my summer veggies from my patio. Yippee!... Read more
I am learning not to clean my plate.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      7 comments

I'm learning not to clean my plate. It is difficult after all these years of learning about the starving children in Europe or China or wherever, but today I threw some of my breakfast into the sink. For lunch I did eat the full 6 ounces of left... Read more