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I am a meanie head
One day, in a fit of anger, my 5 year old granddaughter called me a "Meanie Head." I don't remember that situation, though there have been several since then. Right now, she is mad because she mad a poor choice, and lied about it ... and I am ... Read more
Seeing is Believing
I've known I have been losing weight. I mean, I've been really trying, my clothes are fitting better, and I have more energy. BUT when a friend of mine asked me the other day, "Have you lost weight," then I knew my efforts are paying off outward... Read more
So, tomorrow after work I am heading two hours away for a weekend of knitting, spinning, and giggling with one of the best groups of ladies I've ever met. This is the 1st time in over a year that I've been able to spend the night. A friend is ... Read more
My "Aha" Moment
Last year at this time, I was trying to get back on track with my healthy eating after dealing with my grandmother's death. Then, unexpectedly, we found ourselves battling for - and getting - custody of our granddaughter. I said several times,... Read more
Faithful in the Little Things
I was faithfully counting calories and exercising for about two weeks, and the scale didn't seem to budge. I determined that I was going to stick with it because I knew if I didn't ... the scale would move in the wrong direction.
Suddenl... Read more
What a Difference a Week Makes
My goal is not to exercise daily, but to exercise regularly. I am aiming for at least 5 days a week. Right now, I am up to 20 minutes on the recumbent bike. After less than two weeks, I can tell already that I have more energy throughout the ... Read more
Oh, The Places We Go
So ... I've just jumped back on the healthy eating wagon and a week in, I'm doing great. I'm exercising, eating carefully - even with our granddaughter in the house. When she moved in, I made excuses for overeating because she won't eat like w... Read more
Digging my way out
I've been rather quiet for the past couple of weeks. Why? Because I've been in a self-imposed health and fitness slump.
It all began (this time) when I went to Massachusetts for my grandmother's funeral. It is very hard to eat with family ... Read more
My Life in Pictures
This is my little buddy, Clyde. He's a 6 month old beagle mix and absolutely insane. He just got back from his "big boy" surgery. We had his rear dew claws removed at the same... Read more
The Talking Centipede
The Talking Centipede
A single guy decided life would be more fun if he had a pet.
So he went to the pet store and told the owner that he wanted to buy an unusual pet.
After some discussion, he finally bought a talking centip... Read more
Rattling around ...
So ... I brought the pup for his "big boy" surgery today. Because we had his rear dew claws removed, they are keeping him overnight. (I should have packed his jammies) And, I'm chillin' by myself until my hubby gets home ... this means much-too... Read more
I was going to walk the dog ... really!
To start the tale of not taking a walk, I have to go back to yesterday. My husband was out of town on business, so a girlfriend and I went to dinner. After an almost healthy dinner, we went to her house to soak in outdoor hot tub and gab. My pl... Read more
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A "Wowsie" Kind of Week
I don't want to seem whiney, but it has been a week of weeks. My personal life is going very well, but my friends have been hit with deaths, illness, and other personal troubles.
I know you don't really know me, but if you did you would rea... Read more