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just sayin' ... week 1 on the road
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      8 comments

Sunday, April 10 We woke at 6am and left at 7:52 … almost a world record. We drove to Russell, Kansas for hot showers and sleep. Took a long walk with the pups … Tillie chased a poor bunny rabbit. Sleep was sporadic coz of the trains and the d... Read more
just sayin' ... if you do what you have always done
Thursday, March 24, 2016      13 comments

... you will get what you have always gotten. I have lost a kajillion pounds over the years ... but alas not kept them off. I am on my way down ... again. I am on day 146 of being on track with food and exercise. Dang, do I feel great. Now... Read more
just sayin' ... credit for every ounce
Sunday, February 28, 2016      17 comments

I sure wish Sparks registered our weight losses in 1/2 pounds ... or for y'all with fancy scales ... in tenths. I chunked 1 1/2 pounds this Sunday weigh-in for a total of 45 1/2 pounds gone forever. I am on day 121 of being on track with food an... Read more
just sayin' ... muddy waters
Sunday, February 21, 2016      11 comments

Things are not always as they seem. I saw this quote on someone else's page ... and it made me gasp out loud. How many messages have I stuffed ... Read more
Just sayin' ... the @#$%! scale doesn't know everything
Sunday, January 24, 2016      15 comments

The @#$%! scale is being a punk. My official weigh-in day is Sunday morning. I know with every intelligent fiber in my being that it does NOT weigh my self-worth ... yet it sure did yank my chain this morning. But the scale doesn't know eve... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts just sayin' ... lessons re-learned
Sunday, January 03, 2016      130 comments

They say that God does't give you any more than you can handle ... well, I think there have been times he had me confused with someone else. They say strife and tribulations build character ... well, I am definitely one hell'ofa character. ... Read more
Just sayin' ... lessons learned from 2015
Friday, January 01, 2016      3 comments

As many, I am evaluating what worked in 2015 and what needs improvement. I lost 55 pounds and in 2015 gained most of it back. I gave up. Shame on me. I deserve better. Abundance of sugar for me is the enemy. Even if my intake is within... Read more
just sayin' ... ask for what you need
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      3 comments

I have always been out spoken ... asked for what I wanted or needed. I am not always heard the first time around. Two weeks ago, my insurance and the dentist they sent me to ... well, they didn't met my needs. So I made more phone calls and... Read more
just sayin' ... could of chewed through bone
Monday, December 28, 2015      4 comments

Today was a roller coaster of a day. The house is incredibly quiet with DD and family back in St Louis. We found little love notes all over the house from each of them. Of course I cried as I found each one. Then I went and got the antibiot... Read more
just sayin' ... what I learned from an alcoholic
Sunday, December 27, 2015      9 comments

Our son in law is an alcoholic. Everyone knew this for yeeeeaaaarssss ... but him. Hubby and I spent 10+ years being more than mad at him. Then we moved into being more mad at our daughter. Two years ago, our daughter packed up the ch... Read more
just sayin' ... I know better
Monday, November 09, 2015      7 comments

Hubby and I had a heart to heart conversation today. Hubby weighs within 5 pounds of the weight he weighed when I found him almost 40 years ago. We talked about addictions, self-destruction and eating when hungry ... and what is true physical hu... Read more
Just sayin' ... Day 64 ... next to the last day
Sunday, June 21, 2015      3 comments

June 21, Sun – Day 64 Father’s Day … David is a great dad. I hope all 3 of his children think so. He talks about his kids all the time … not sure he lets them know how much they mean to him. We decided to … go home. We both decided that w... Read more
just sayin' ... day 60-63
Saturday, June 20, 2015      4 comments

June 17, Wed – Day 60 Got up and ate a big hot breakfast and made sure to be at the Lowell Observatory by 9:30 … they open at 10. We were the first ones of the day to see the sun through a telescope. Wow!!! Very impressive. Along with about 15... Read more
just sayin' ... day 47-59 catching up
Tuesday, June 16, 2015      5 comments

We have not had internet for most of the last month ... so here's to catching up. June 2, Tue – Day 47 We decided to treat ourselves to going out to eat for breakfast. We don’t eat out often … hardly at all actually. David is such a good ... Read more
just sayin' ... day 40-46
Monday, June 01, 2015      3 comments

May 26, Tue – Day 40 Got going this morning and headed to Point Reyes. The GPS took us a way we would have never gone. We went through Novato and saw great houses, farms, horse ranches and tons and tons of cows. We saw a horse riding school … ... Read more

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