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Just what are YOU waiting for?
Sunday, November 01, 2015      0 comments

I need to write my observations down to keep my head on an even keel... Since I woke this morning, I know I am alive, gratefully so, and I know that my destiny will be controlled by decisions, good and bad... the piper always gets paid, don't w... Read more
Beautiful necks!
Friday, October 30, 2015      1 comments

On October 9, 2015 I had surgery on my caruted artery on the right side of my neck... now I find myself looking at other necks, old, young, large, small... they all have a personality, some with two or more chins to enhance the line and change t... Read more
The Herald will make it to the Post Office tomorrow!
Friday, October 30, 2015      0 comments

Today I had to go pick up a supply of international stamps... tomorrow the hard copies will go out! So glad this month's edition did not get too delayed! Family...heads up! The Herald will be in your homes by next week! ... Read more
Minor setback... not with food, just an 'oops' to get my attention!
Thursday, October 29, 2015      5 comments

Today is the day after...yesterday I stomped on a cricket and nearly ruptured the incision on my neck.. the pain and swelling was enough to make me call the Dr...Ice and Tylenol... I felt better today and tomorrow, hopefully, I will get the fam... Read more
Dr.yes, yes with the list of no, nos
Monday, October 26, 2015      5 comments

Another doctor follow up today...this one is the one who raised cane in the hospital when she determined there was a major health risk for me without the surgery... I had my DH with me, as he has been there for all of the dr vsits.. a second pai... Read more
Sunday, Monday,... can't touch those days!
Monday, October 26, 2015      4 comments

Sunday is devoted to God and Coffee and Donuts (Not to eat, but to host for our church!) Monday means singing in a 110 member ladies Barbershop chorus... but not now or for several more weeks... Post operation has been difficult... not for my f... Read more
Who says 'will power' is needed to succeed???? WRONG!!!! Not at all!
Sunday, October 25, 2015      4 comments

Today is Saturday...two weeks ago, yesterday, Friday, 10/9...I had major surgery to clear my right caruted artery. scary??? yes and yet, my journey has only just begun...brutally honest is the way I need to be to myself...I have been far too l... Read more
...and so it continues
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      5 comments

today,2 of 8 doctors... more to come...ultra sounds and additional testing,,, strict diet... no rules bending.... I must follow the straight and one day at a challenges. "Nobody can go back and start a n... Read more
Let the doctos pass judgement...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015      4 comments

Tomorrow I see two doctors for my first follow-ups since my 'event'... terrified they will scold and yet, I am on track... I should have no fear, just anticipation... I am moving forward... no lurking in the shadows... that might jeapordize my f... Read more
So....Scare of a lifetime...and I came back to SP to save my life.
Saturday, October 17, 2015      14 comments

Two weeks ago, I suffered a TIA, a mini stroke. Talk about eye opening! Today I am grateful to be alive, following a disciplined lifestyle and acknowledging every BLT to help save my life, going forward, One day, one step at a time. ... Read more
The journey that never ends...
Thursday, March 19, 2015      3 comments

This week I celebrate 6 years since I found Spark People and started to change my attitude about not only diet, but life in general. I started out with great enthusiasm for the self journey that I, alone, was responsible for completing. ... Read more
Step 1... Have taken inventory...
Friday, August 22, 2014      3 comments

Today is not about food... today is about mind over matter. today is making hard, but good decisions that will affect my overall health and well-being, as well as my financial state. Today is another step in my on again off again journey to be... Read more
Day two... who knows?
Friday, December 07, 2012      10 comments

Thank you all for the wonderful input and well wishes...I can see that the support here has not lightened since my leave... I anticipate that the journey, though long, will be one that I will not have to make alone! Successful avoidance of ... Read more
Why can't I be "normal"?
Thursday, December 06, 2012      16 comments

Is it really so bad that I have been so lax lately about my food intake and exercise? Really, is it?.." AARGH! After taking some time and going back to read some of my older posts, I can see, ever so clearly, that the food demon has re- ... Read more
Wishing you all the Shower of Success!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      3 comments

With a grateful heart, I wish you all a vey Blessed Thanksgiving. emoticon... Read more

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