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One perfect day!
Monday, August 12, 2013      0 comments

Yesterday I finally was able to meet all of my dietary goals. I was within range for calories, fats, proteins, carbohydrates... So far, getting all of them in sync has been my biggest challenge. I expect that it will continue to be a challenge... Read more
Husband is learning to support me!
Thursday, August 08, 2013      2 comments

Three days into my new resolve I came to dinner and my husband had prepared home made french fries, onion rings and fish sticks. I guess the onion rings were supposed to be the vegetable. I went to the fridge and added some carrots to the meal... Read more
Things are looking up.
Saturday, January 02, 2010      1 comments

I found it interesting that the act of writing yesterday's blog motivated me to get on the treadmill and restart my exercise. It felt good to do something for myself. Today, I was able to convince my mother that her nosebleed had stopped and ... Read more
2010 and all is well?
Friday, January 01, 2010      1 comments

We spent new years eve day in the emergency room with mother. She is on blood thinners and got a nose bleed. We were there for three hours and they got it to slow down but not stop. She is pretty depressed today. She is wearing a plastic cla... Read more
When will I ever learn?
Thursday, July 09, 2009      3 comments

My older brother, Wayne, will turn 70 this year. After our mother's 90th birthday last year it occurred to me that he is the only of her 5 children who has never hosted her birthday. So I told him a year in advance that it was his turn. I sug... Read more
Day One, again....
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      4 comments

The sun is shining, my antidepressants are working, and I weigh five pounds more than I did two months ago. Time to take advantage of the energy and good feelings to get on track with eating and back on track with exercise. This whole process... Read more
Don't believe everything you read.
Friday, May 08, 2009      3 comments

My husband subscribes to lots of reputable health newsletters. One of them talked about folic acid (I hope I got the right one) that is added to all cereals etc to avoid a certain birth defect. According to this article, there is a danger of g... Read more
Springtime in Indiana
Tuesday, April 28, 2009      3 comments

We had a great trip over the weekend. The weather was perfect. As we drove south from Madison everything got more green until we started to see dogwood and magnolias in bloom. The precautions I had taken kept my allergies in check. I had an ... Read more
Confession time
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      3 comments

I had planned on allowing myself one piece of really good cake for my birthday last month. No problem. But then there was the brunch buffet with champagne. Again, that was a minor deviation. Then there was the low salt low fat potato chips t... Read more
Don't let anyone else try to work your program for you!
Friday, February 13, 2009      2 comments

I had figured that I could have some chocolates for Valentines day. I gave DH the hint and requested "the good stuff". Unfortunately, he found a good deal on bulk sandwich sized croissants and giant blueberry muffins. I had two croissants and... Read more
15 pounds!
Saturday, January 31, 2009      2 comments

emoticon I can finally get into the size too small slacks I bought by accident last fall. It feels good. My hus... Read more
Spring is Coming!
Thursday, January 29, 2009      1 comments

The sun is shining through my window as I type. The days are longer and I haven't had to shovel snow in a couple of weeks (knock wood). I have been able to increase my time on the treadmill, although my legs are sore and don't want to work tod... Read more
Blog on winter Blahs
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      3 comments

emoticon The sun is shining, I am eating healthier and getting more exercise. I am taking the "right" supplemen... Read more
I lost my first 10 pounds!
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      1 comments

I couldn't believe the scale that I had lost another pound after all the celebrating with relatives this past week. Now I have to go shopping for those new sheets I promised myself. Then I can throw out the ones with the rip. I am also hap... Read more

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