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Sloughing off
Monday, October 11, 2010      2 comments

I guess it's about time I owned up to the fact that I have been sloughing off on my exercising lately. Lots of excuses...the heat, the travel, the cats, the lack of time, late nights, early mornings, the phases of the moon. Whatever! Lots of ... Read more
20 Minutes notice!
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      0 comments

Well, I called my friend Leonora about 20 minutes before I was due to arrive at her house. She was indeed surprised! And the "mess" all over the bed in the guest room was hardly a mess at all. 3 piles of stuff that were easily moved to a dres... Read more
Happy Early Birthday
Friday, October 01, 2010      0 comments

Well, I made the decision that despite how busy I am it was high time to take a trip up to Virginia to visit my old friend Leonora. She will be 93 years old a week from Tomorrow. She collects thimbles and I buy them for her whenever I take one... Read more
The Town's in an Uproar!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      1 comments

Boy, oh boy, those Turnpike Authority people better watch their backs! Our town is after them!! For the last 15 years or so a plan has been in place for a big section of a major route that will complete a loop around Raleigh and connect all ... Read more
Sunday, September 26, 2010      0 comments

I belong to a group of people who love to eat! We are a homogeneous group of all ages, weight ranges, ethnic backgrounds, occupations and marital status. The one thing we all have in common is our love of food! Many of us also love to cook. ... Read more
The "Layered Look" is no longer a necessity!
Saturday, September 25, 2010      0 comments

Today I went to Mass a day early because I have a friendly cook-off tomorrow that starts at noon. I couldn't go to Mass and get home in time to prepare my entry, so I went to early Mass tonight. Since it's Saturday, the way people dress is a b... Read more
Not much going on
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      0 comments

Not much is going on, just the usual running around. Yesterday my neighbor and I went to Borders to play Hand & Foot with 3 other ladies. (It's kind of like Canasta)  We all went out to lunch afterwards. I no sooner got home than my phone ran... Read more
Now on the downhill side
Friday, September 17, 2010      1 comments

Lost another .5 pounds this morning so I am officially on the downhill side of my goal!!... Read more
When is enough, enough?
Thursday, September 16, 2010      0 comments

Today, I saw a friend whom I see weekly. I was all excited that I had reached my half way point. She looked at me and declared that perhaps I needed to stop now, as maybe another 25 pounds was going to be way too much to lose. My lowest adult... Read more
Half way to goal!!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      0 comments

Well, I did it...I broke the plateau and finally reached my half way goal! Ever since I got back from vacation I have been laying around with a pound maybe a pound and a half going up and down and staying the same. It was driving me to frustra... Read more
Costco trip
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      2 comments

Went to Costco yesterday and found three new (to me) items that are really yummy. First one is by Sabatino's and is a Flame Broiled, Spinach with Aged White Cheddar Cheese Chicken Patty. Comes 8 to a pack for less than $10.00 and boy are they ... Read more
Two new teams
Monday, September 13, 2010      0 comments

I found 2 interesting teams today and joined both. First one I found was a "I Love Trader Joe's" and the second is an "I Love to Travel" team. I have never huddled in a team before. Maybe I'll do it with these two?... Read more
New Routine
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      1 comments

I revamped my exercise routine this evening and had a dickens of a time with it. I found out the hard (and very time consuming) way how to get the exercises to transfer over from one week to the next. I actually had to cheat to get points toni... Read more
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      1 comments

I got home from my Canadian Maritime vacation on August 18th. My friend, Edith has a camera that has no viewfinder so taking pictures in the daytime is almost impossible. She depends on my pictures for her shots. Lori, who hung out with us for... Read more
Up and Down
Sunday, September 05, 2010      0 comments

I've been having a battle with my scale. Ever since I got back from vacation I have been gaining and losing the same half pound or so. I know I have been eating out more though I've really tried to do it in a healthy manner. I've not been get... Read more

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