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Thursday, December 26, 2013      3 comments

Christmas is a hard time of year for me since my husband passed away 8 years ago. I was looking forward to this Christmas because my daughter and her husband and daughter were planning to be here. They haven't been home for Christmas in 7 yea... Read more
Saturday, November 30, 2013      8 comments

For about a week after surgery I had no appetite and didn't eat much. All that has changed big time! Now I want to eat everything in sight. I may need more nutrients to heal, but my appetite isn't for an extra orange or banana. Oh no, I'm cr... Read more
One week since surgery
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      6 comments

Recovery is a slow process, my doctor warned me it would be. So its been one week of pj's all day and several naps a day. Today for the first time I walked ten minutes for exercise. I asked the doctor when I could return to exercising and he ... Read more
Surgery on Thursday
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      19 comments

I'll be having a hysterectomy on Thursday, Nov 21. Basically I'm old and saggy 'down there' too and that's causing some problems so its time to let the surgeon do his 'thing'. I'm well past menopause so there really shouldn't be any hormone is... Read more
New fall recipe for Brussels Sprouts
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      12 comments

I've been trying to eat a wide variety of vegetables to give me better nutrition and to make eating healthy more enjoyable. I'm loving it! I bought a brussels sprout stalk a few days ago. When I cut off the sprouts I had about 8 cups so I... Read more
Taking stock
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      9 comments

Every once in awhile I think it helps to look at how far I've come. When I started this journey in May, I could walk about 2 blocks. I was having a hard time getting back to 'normal' after a respiratory infection. I made that 2 block walk sev... Read more
75 Days until New Years
Thursday, October 17, 2013      10 comments

Awhile back I blogged about healthy eating from then until New Years. While I haven't been perfect, I have been successful. Not only have I make good choices from a calorie standpoint, but I've been concentrating on eating seasonably and local... Read more
Healthy eating is delicious
Sunday, September 29, 2013      10 comments

I'm on track with my New Year's resolution. There's 93 days left until New Years and I plan to be healthier by then. This past week has been easy in terms of a healthy diet. I've cooked all my own meals and there's so many healthy foods avail... Read more
99 days of healthy eating
Monday, September 23, 2013      4 comments

I just read Pixielicious blog and she talks about challenging herself to do what's right for her health so that on New Year's she won't need to make resolutions, she'll already be doing those healthy things. I want to join in the challen... Read more
Summer 5% challenge
Saturday, September 21, 2013      6 comments

I weighed myself the morning the challenge was to start and found that I was up a couple pounds from what I had been a day or two before. I went with what the scale said that day because I don't want to start lying to myself about numbers on th... Read more
A reminder of my commitment to myself
Wednesday, September 04, 2013      9 comments

My commitment to myself is: to have a healthy body, healthy mind and a home that I will take pride in. Each of those goals will take a lot of work and some money too. I will choose foods based on their health giving properties without ... Read more
Summer 5% challenge
Saturday, August 31, 2013      11 comments

I started the summer 5% challenge on July 28. My weight was 230 so 5% was 11.5 pounds so I needed to get to 218.5 to reach my goal. I made it! My weight is 217.2 pounds. ... Read more
Bogged down
Sunday, August 25, 2013      9 comments

Earlier this year I had quite a lot of water in my basement after a storm. I decided I needed to get it fixed once and forever...or so the warranty says. The project was expensive and left two feet around the perimeter of the basement without ... Read more
Quotes I want to remember
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      7 comments

Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first and the lesson afterward; Vernon Law (Major League pitcher) When someone is nasty or treats you poorly, don't take it personally. It says nothings about you but a lot a... Read more
Onederland goal
Saturday, August 03, 2013      7 comments

The scale was 'friendly' again this week. Its not magic, I walked between 3 and 4 miles every day and ate between 1200 and 1300 calories. Still, I'm thrilled! My original plan was to walk one mile per day in May, two in June, three in Ju... Read more

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