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Sunday, October 29, 2017      1 comments

I hope I am able to read this blog a year from now and say, "what idiot wrote that!" But after nearly a year of 'hoping' things will work out, and feeling and seeing the hopelessness and helplessness of our world, my country, and my state, there... Read more
Other than the scale....
Saturday, April 15, 2017      1 comments

Other than seeing the scale go down, I'd like to: - have nicer (less dry) skin - move freely and easily without pain - walk a 5K any time, any where - feel comfortable in my clothes - have motivation to try new things; or revisit doing... Read more
Quick and Easy Meals
Monday, September 26, 2016      4 comments

Today's Spark Coach recommends making a blog with quick and easy meal ideas. Right now I don't have many ideas, but I thought I'd start the blog and add to it as I come up with more. If any of you can help me add to the list, I'd greatly appreci... Read more
The Dilemma of a New Car
Sunday, September 25, 2016      3 comments

On Monday, September 19, 2016, I bought a new car. I'm suppose to be excited. I know this because so many people have said, "You must be sooooo excited!". I've been through many emotions, but 'excitement' doesn't fit any of them. Don't get me wr... Read more
To Blog or Not to Blog
Thursday, August 18, 2016      3 comments

To blog; to journal; to share thoughts, hopes, dreams and fears and have it in the ether where family, friends, or strangers could read it; or to keep it to myself. For me, that's a dilemma. I read others blogs. I learn things, and I'm encourage... Read more
Plans are Good -- When they come together
Saturday, January 11, 2014      0 comments

Are you old enough to remember the "A-Team" TV show? No, not the movie a few year's ago, but the TV show from 1983-1987 -- boy, did I just age myself. Anyway, remember when George Peppard would say, "I love it when a plan comes together!" ... Read more
Half-way there
Sunday, October 28, 2012      4 comments

From my heaviest, I need to lose about 80 lbs. I'm half-way there, and thought I'd take a moment to document some changes that I have noticed: 1. Now, in public restrooms, I can enter and turn all the way around without bashing my thigh o... Read more
The Trauma of the Counting of the Calories
Sunday, April 15, 2012      4 comments

I've been actively counting calories using SparkPeople's Nutrition Tracker for a little more than a month now. At first I was thinking "OMG, how am I ever going to stay within the calorie count and have enough food to eat?" I panicked a bit, I... Read more