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A Day in the life of a Grocery Store Worker.....
Thursday, March 26, 2020      10 comments

Well, folks, things have started slowing down a little at the grocery store. We had strict limits on TP and bottled water. Today we took the limit off the bottled water. YAY! Early in the morning it was busy today, but as the day progressed... Read more
Deep Breath in, Slow Breath out....
Friday, March 13, 2020      9 comments

As y'all know, I work at a major grocery store. Well, all I can say is My Goodness Gracious! The last 3 days at the store have been nothing short of insane! People are freaking the heckarooni out! Our shelves are bare of hand sani... Read more
I Officially Apologize....
Saturday, February 29, 2020      5 comments

Well, it's 71 degrees outside. Beautiful blue skies, a light breeze, and there are lovely wild Primroses blooming on the roadside. That's the joy of living on the Texas Gulf Coast. ... Read more
Progress Report
Sunday, January 26, 2020      8 comments

Well, folks, I am making progress. When I started working out on my Bowflex I could only do 2 minutes. Now I can do 5 minutes, three times in a row within one hour. That's major progress for a little ol' lady like me. LOL I am sneaking... Read more
Gaining a little self awareness.....
Tuesday, December 03, 2019      4 comments

I have been wondering and wondering why in the world I have reached a point that I don't want to eat right or exercise. Well, I bought a Bowflex Elliptical Machine for myself for Xmas, and I am beginning to understand. Since 2008 I hav... Read more
Beginning Anew.....
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      5 comments

For some odd reason I dropped the ball on my healthy living commitment, and now I am starting again. I was so committed for so many years. Losing 102 lbs, and maintaining that loss for 9 years. I am Diabetic, and know I need to fuel my body... Read more
How in the world did THAT happen?
Friday, August 24, 2018      6 comments

This is my eldest Grand-Girl, holding her baby sister...... THIS is the G-Girl 3 days ago, on the day she got her first job...... ... Read more
Well, Well.....
Friday, June 08, 2018      8 comments

My human side is coming up a lot in the last 2 weeks. You know, the "I'm too tired to work out." "I don't have time." "I need to get this errand done first." Something, something, something has to be done before I can get to my exercis... Read more
I got called an A** today!
Thursday, May 24, 2018      6 comments

I just laughed and laughed! Heeeeee-haw, y'all! ... Read more
This is the me.....
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      5 comments

I would like to be.... I would love to be strong to the 1000th degree. Handling any an every situation with power and inordinate strength. And ... Read more
How I Do It today....
Sunday, March 25, 2018      9 comments

I am maintaining a weight loss of almost 100 lbs since Dec. 2009. How in the world do I do it? Well, here ya go... Since Nov. 2008, for protein I have eaten white meat chicken, fish, and turkey. Beef is something I'll eat maybe twice a year... Read more
My favorite...
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      4 comments

Over the years I have come to really enjoy working out. It builds my muscles. It burns calories. It helps me stay young and confident. It has caused me to open my eyes to the truth that anything worthwhile takes real effort. Which bri... Read more
My Dream Come True!
Friday, February 09, 2018      9 comments

Whoooooo hooooooo! I am so excited! My blood sugars were "acting up" for the first time since Dec. 2009. I was very worried about it, but I found a program that is helping me, here in my area. I had my first appointment with the Diabet... Read more
Overcoming....
Friday, January 26, 2018      6 comments

In life, there are challenges. Physical challenges, mental challenges, all kinds of challenges. I know this, and I also know it takes action and more action to overcome challenges, no matter what the challenge may be. So, why did I let myse... Read more
Blessings
Monday, December 25, 2017      5 comments

I was blessed with a host of beautiful memories made with family and friends this Christmas season. I can tell you without reservation that life is truly good. My daughters and SILs love me, and are close to me. My G-Boys and G-Girls s... Read more

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