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Learning from Miss H
Friday, January 23, 2009      1 comments

My eldest child has had mediation resistent epilepsy for the last 5 years. In layman's terms it means that no matter what medication she is on there has not been real good control of her epilepsy. We have tried lots of alternative medical thou... Read more
Feet touch the ground
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      1 comments

I was reading on SP about working out in the cold climates and using the thought process of feet touch the floor. The idea being that before you decide that it is too cold to get out of bed to exercise to say "feet touch the ground", once the f... Read more
Its Official ---- I have the fever
Sunday, January 18, 2009      3 comments

The sun is shining! You have to understand - that this is like the first real day of sunshine in the last 5-6 weeks. We had 3 weeks of practically nonstop snow and then there was nonstop fog and drizzle. I have been pouring through my see... Read more
The Wiggle Dance
Friday, January 16, 2009      1 comments

I am sooooo happy this morning. I was getting dressed and the pants that I am wearing today are the same ones I wore last week on Friday. Last week it was not just the wiggle dance to get into them but the lay on the bed and suck it in, zip a ... Read more
Where are they now?
Thursday, January 15, 2009      0 comments

I got early this morning to do my exercise and the house is just too cold to exercise. My house is an old homestead house with no central heat or air - use fireplaces to heat the house and it can be cold in the mornings. I thought about jumpin... Read more
Food has a taste!
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday I was at home with a sick child and at the start of the idea had this grand idea of how I was going to get my exercise in and how easy it would be. I awoke early, decided I was hungry, went to the pantry, found some goldfish crackers ... Read more
The war front
Tuesday, January 13, 2009      0 comments

Honesty - (singing) is such a lonely word.... I am trying to be very honest about what I do and do not do on SparkPeople. I know of some people "pre-log" their water etc so that they don't forget to log them. I can't do that - it is too e... Read more
Good Enough
Monday, January 12, 2009      1 comments

Growing up as a child in an alcoholic home I often felt that I was never good enough. If I was just a bit better then my father would quit drinking. If I was good enough then he would not leave our family. If I was good enough then he would w... Read more
But its MINE!!
Sunday, January 11, 2009      1 comments

I found myself arguing with my youngest daughter who is 2 over my water bottle yesterday. Whenever I have been successful in weightloss in the past I have set up certain rituals which I adhere to. One of those rituals is the water bottle. I h... Read more
1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1-2-3- The diet waltz
Saturday, January 10, 2009      1 comments

Well here it is a new year, another year older, still fat, gained back part of what I lost, doing the diet waltz. The last week I have been trying to evaluate just what it is I quit doing to add the weight back and it hit me the like the old V-... Read more
My Time Flies
Sunday, November 02, 2008      1 comments

Wow - time flies. I can't believe that it is November. Time has just flown by. It is hard to believe that so much time has passed. I have been busy with my family (which is the best way to be busy). We have had Grandma Margaret visiting aga... Read more
Rubber Hits the Road
Sunday, September 07, 2008      3 comments

The last two weeks I have been making changes to my life and deciding what works and what doesn't, what I really want, what I am willing to do for my wants, taking that personal inventory AND doing something about it. When hubby and I moved... Read more
Wrastling with rattlers
Saturday, August 16, 2008      2 comments

That sure has been my mood of late. My Granny (from my father's side of the family - functionally illiterate but sure did have street smarts and grew up in the Oklahoma Territories) used to say that when she was in a mood she was either ready t... Read more
Calling Erma Bombeck
Saturday, August 09, 2008      4 comments

When I was a kid, I spent a large portions of my summers with my grandparents. My mother was a single parent and it was the safe and cheap thing to do - send us to Grandma and Grandpa for the summer. In hindsight, it was a great gift. My gran... Read more
How many bales can one girl buck if one girl could buck a bale
Sunday, August 03, 2008      5 comments

This will be short as everything including my fingers are tired and this is just a break ---- So how many bales can one girl buck is one girl could buck bales? The answer to the question - Well this one girl CAN buck bales and... Read more

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