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just sayin' ... sometimes we need a bright light
Friday, July 08, 2016      6 comments

Well, shut my mouth. DD and SIL had a come to Jesus meeting and came to some agreements about themselves and their children. When we got to their house Monday for the 4th of July, they had picked up the kitchen and living room. They bought ... Read more
just sayin' ... on the road ... again ... still
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      6 comments

My eating has been on track and so has my exercise. I received pep talks, some kicks in the pants, encouraging emails and Goodies from my Sparks friends. Thank you for your support. The road to healthy is bumpy and it truly helps to have ca... Read more
Just sayin' ... being honest and NOT starting over
Sunday, July 03, 2016      8 comments

I have been over weight for ... well, a very, very long time. I was a pudgy kid, thinish young adult and then in my mid-30s life got complicated and I jumped into a cookie jar. Food had always been a reward, mind numbing, available, comfor... Read more
just sayin' ... skinned knees
Saturday, July 02, 2016      11 comments

A fall from grace ... and I am doing my best to dust myself off. I HAD been on program 6+ months ... planning my food, ensuring I have it on hand and eating when I am physically hungry. Exercising 5+ times a week ... even in the humid, hot ... Read more
just sayin' ... it's HOT today
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      10 comments

Dang, is it HOT today!!!! My hubby has said this almost every 10 minutes for weeks while we are visiting in St Louis where our daughter gave birth to her fourth child. But today at 100 degrees ... it's not information any more ... it is roasting... Read more
just sayin' ... what I learned from Cameron Diaz
Friday, June 10, 2016      14 comments

Cameron Diaz is kinda flaky in my opinion ... always smiling, always laughing, always gorgeous and skinny. Geeeeeze!!! She was the smiling imp in There's Something About Mary. So what could I learn from her and her book Body Book????? ... Read more
just sayin' ... I've been watched
Monday, June 06, 2016      12 comments

Hubby and I have been getting in my mileage at a park near DD's house. So today when I walked at the RV park ... well, I've been watched. As I did my laps I heard: Where ya been??? Your trailer was here ... but we didn't see ya!!! ... Read more
just sayin' ... don't tell anyone I'm delicate
Saturday, June 04, 2016      8 comments

Most everyone I know thinks I am made outa concrete coz I come across that way I guess. But I really am fragile ... just don't tell anyone OK?? I have a fever blister from getting too tired ... worrying ... having NO control ... and not bei... Read more
just sayin' ... I'm crazy
Friday, June 03, 2016      17 comments

It has been decided by the RV park residents ... I am crazy! They watch as I do 8 laps around the park to equal 3 miles. They point and talk about me, call out to me to keep going and the dogs in the park ... well allllll the dogs encourage me a... Read more
just sayin' ... you have a choice
Sunday, May 29, 2016      7 comments

I am in a funk today. I decided to by honest and document what the scale really says for weigh-in Sunday ... 205.5 ... that's a 5 pound gain!!!! I have a low thyroid and seasonal water retention especially when I am in humid environments and St ... Read more
just sayin' ... Anne is here
Saturday, May 28, 2016      11 comments

I did NOT reach my goal of breaking through into Onederland ... but Anne arrived any way ... Thursday, May 26th at 12:28pm. She is gorgeous!!!!!! This is the first and only one of my DD's babies that I will get to be involved with from day one.... Read more
just sayin' ... somebody just push me over the edge would ya!!!!
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      11 comments

I can see Onederland on the horizon. I have been weighing in at 200 1/2 and 201 for over two weeks now ... somebody just push me over the edge would ya!!!! I have lost and gained a kajillion pounds over the years ... soooooo I guess my body... Read more
just sayin' ... week 4 and 5 on the road
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      5 comments

Sunday, May 1 We met up with the kids and went to Mount Vernon … in the rain. The pouring rain. We toured George Washington’s home and the grounds that started out as his father’s and over 8,000 acres. The home is actually made out of wood but... Read more
just sayin' ... week 3 on the road
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      3 comments

Sunday, April 24 Hooked up with the kids to drive through DC and ended up at the Great Falls where we walked to the waterfalls and oooohed and aaaahed. I love waterfalls … they fill your soul if you let them. The water moving slowly, following... Read more
just sayin' ... week 2 on the road
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      12 comments

Wednesday, April 20 David’s birthday and he is sleeping. He had a restless night … no sounds, no trains, no street lights, no nothing … and he couldn’t sleep. Spent the day lazing around, walking to the bay with the dogs and lazing around... Read more

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