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Dumped dogs
Friday, June 01, 2018      13 comments

I live out in the country and there seams to be quite a few people that think it is more humane to dump a dog then take it to a shelter. So I thought I would let you know what happens to dogs that are dumped. About 90% of the dogs that are dumpe... Read more
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      11 comments

Here is a blog I'm recycling and adding to. People have asked my "What counts as exercise?" Spark people counts so much as exercise and to be honest it is exercise. But here is how I look at it. We are in this to lose weight. We aren... Read more
The Hill Country
Monday, May 28, 2018      9 comments

I'm not much of a blog writer and I seldom write personal stuff, but here goes nothing. I'm a flatlander. Grew up in South Fl where we measure elevation in inches. Moved south of Houston where the closest thing to a hill, if you don't count... Read more
Alice Thinks Sometimes Maybe Perhaps
Monday, April 16, 2018      7 comments

First off I'm MaryAlice. Mom is Alice, Alice Mary is my great grand mother, who was alive when I was born. Mom is a minister that feels we can take things from other religions and we take life too seriously. The angry, hateful soul, cannot ... Read more
What month is it??
Tuesday, April 10, 2018      11 comments

"The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day. When the sun is out and the wind is still, You're one month on in the middle of May. But if you so much as dare to speak, a cloud come over the sunlit arch... Read more
Who is on your boardwalk?
Wednesday, March 14, 2018      6 comments

I wrote this in answer to the question what is a good motivation book on the 5% challenge, then got to thinking, there are others out there that might find it helpful. Depends on what motivates you, Here is something I heard at a conf... Read more
Christmas Cookie Rules
Monday, December 25, 2017      7 comments

A bit of fun Christmas Cookie Rules 1. If you eat a Christmas cookie fresh out of the oven, it has no calories because everyone knows that the first cookie is the test and thus calorie free. 2. If you drink a diet soda after ... Read more
Dry Skin
Saturday, November 25, 2017      5 comments

Winter is here, and with it comes dry skin. The health professionals say that if the humidity is over 50% the air feels heavy and we complain about the humidity, if it humidity is below 25% our skin feels dry. Now we are all different and those ... Read more
Maybe this will give you an Idea
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      7 comments

I live in the country, The big city is 23,000 people. So maybe you already know this and maybe it will give you ideas. It is a beautiful cool day. The high will only get to 85 this afternoon. So DH and I decided to take a hike. Problem Harv... Read more
Japan and obesity or lack there of
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      9 comments

Yesterday I saw a ranking of the different countries in the world and how they ranked in obesity. For the most part it was all the same as it has been till I got to the bottom where they said the least obsess country was Japan with an obesity of... Read more
Thursday, August 31, 2017      6 comments

THE SEVEN LAWS OF STUFF The more you have, the more you want. Useless stuff crowds out the good stuff. Stuff expands to occupy all available space. Stuff becomes needed the day after thrown out. Stuff stays where you put it. Stuff... Read more
Saturday, August 26, 2017      6 comments

Thank You for all the well wishes. Here is an update. I live south of Houston in Alvin TX. We were told Harvey was going to hit us as a tropical storm, maybe a cat 1. Well has you know he hit Rockport in the Corpus area as a cat 4. We are ... Read more
Me Time
Thursday, July 27, 2017      4 comments

This is something most people don't think about as being important to weight loss. Me time. You know the saying: If momma's not happy, No ones happy. Well it is the same with your head. Here is the deal. One your head needs a break to think... Read more
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      5 comments

This weeks blog for losing weight is something that most people don't think about sleep. Now there isn't much you have to do but get to bed in time to get a good nights sleep before you have to get up. I know, I know easier said then done. I'm a... Read more
Friday, July 14, 2017      3 comments

My Grandmother was born in England. She said she tried hard to teach Mom that proper young ladies don't play games with words. But Mom plays games. For those like myself who could use a brief explanation of baseball: baseball is a game... Read more

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