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2/8/19 JRNL - Revelation
Friday, February 08, 2019      8 comments

Have you ever re-read your blog posts from previous years? It is amazing what you can learn from reviewing your thoughts. And, more importantly, you can learn so much from the comments posted in reaction your thoughts and feelings. Our frien... Read more
8/17/18 JRNL
Friday, August 17, 2018      4 comments

Breakfast this morning. I added 1/2 small avocado after I took the picture. 1/2 peach, Rainier cherries, blueberries, plum and 1/2 small avocado. ... Read more
8/13/18 JRNL
Monday, August 13, 2018      4 comments

8/13/18 – W1D3 - 141.6 (down .4) Woke again with less stiffness and pain. I have contractors coming this morning to discuss bathroom renovation. Will post more later.... Read more
8/12/18 JRNL
Monday, August 13, 2018      3 comments

8/12/18 – W1D2 - 142 (down 1.2) I was pleasantly surprised to awake and not feel pain and stiffness this morning. My morning walk with the dog was much more comfortable. Usually the walk helps to loosen up my joints, but today started out b... Read more
8/11/18 JRNL
Saturday, August 11, 2018      6 comments

8/11/18 – 143.2 You may want to skip this rant and conversation I am having with myself. I seem to have tried most of the popular diets over the last few years and a few more than once. Nothing sticks, nothing leaves me satisfied and fe... Read more
7/24/18 JRNL
Tuesday, July 24, 2018      8 comments

7/24/18 Today is my Sister’s 80th birthday! I will call her later today. I sent her present and card a couple of weeks ago by way of my niece who was going to visit her Mother. I had noted in an earlier post that I hadn’t seemed to acc... Read more
7/18/18 JRNL
Wednesday, July 18, 2018      5 comments

Yesterday was a very busy day. I had a garden club meeting, then Qigong/Tai Chi, and finished by going with three good friends to a lecture in the evening. We laughed so much and had such a good time together. Okay, back to the projects... Read more
7/17/18 JRNL
Wednesday, July 18, 2018      6 comments

After being stuck in a rut of getting nothing accomplished, yesterday was a really productive day. 1. The man came to cut and remove two very large trees. 2. I have scheduled the re-upholstery of three chairs. (It won’t happen for some wee... Read more
7/15/18 JRNL P & P
Sunday, July 15, 2018      7 comments

I’m thankful that the periodontal surgery is over and now just have to get through the liquid diet phase. You can call it a diet, but most smoothies and soft foods have more calories that I would usually have in my normal eating. We’ll see how... Read more
Plans and Adaptions Day 1
Saturday, June 30, 2018      4 comments

I have been anxiously awaiting the start of the Summer 5% Challenge and wham, here it is. ... Read more
A Different Church Yesterday & the Week Ahead
Monday, June 25, 2018      7 comments

I live in a very small town and one of our local churches was getting a new minister. I decided to visit and hear the new pastor. On arriving and greeting many friends and neighbors, I discovered that the new pastor was not due until next Sun... Read more
Triggers & Plan
Thursday, June 21, 2018      4 comments

Trigger situations – Why does every event have to involve food and friends always want to meet out for lunch? Church – Big lunch after the service – I rarely stay for it. Bible Study in private home – Always food Two book clubs – one i... Read more
My Why!
Wednesday, June 20, 2018      10 comments

It actually took me a while to come up with 10 reasons why I want to lose weight. The first 6 were easy but I finally did it and found the last one of the more important ones 1. To not be a burden on my nieces 2. To have less pain/strain... Read more
Sunday, June 17, 2018      9 comments

I had a shocking experience yesterday. I saw a picture of myself with my niece and great niece and I couldn't believe how old and out of shape I looked. Granted I have known I was over weight and that my white skin and grey hair tend to make m... Read more
Saturday, June 16, 2018      9 comments

Here are the commitments I am making for the Summer 5% Challenge. Diet - Basic Calorie Counting/Danette May (all in calorie range – limit gluten, sugar, & alcohol) 8 cups water (lemon, etc.) Exercise - Jump in with both feet - Joi... Read more

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