Still Hanging In There
Wednesday, July 22, 2015      3 comments

It's been 6 months? Really? Where does the time fly? Good news is I haven't gained back all the weight I lost. I am having trouble with my weight going up... Read more
It's The Little Things
Saturday, January 31, 2015      5 comments

A new year and a 50 lb weight loss, both are good motivators to keep going. No way do I want to go back and do it all over again. I have always loved to promise of a new year ahead of me when I want to change something. It's the same as starting... Read more
How is it Christmas Already?
Saturday, December 21, 2013      4 comments

Wow! 2013 has just flown by and here it is almost Christmas. I swear the older I get the faster time flies. I've had a very interesting year with more downs than ups but t... Read more
Trying It Again
Sunday, August 25, 2013      5 comments

My diet buddy, my dog Molly, and I are jumping back in the saddle again. She needs to lose about 8 lbs and me? Well...let's just say I am almost starting over. I have mana... Read more
A Few Speed Bumps
Monday, July 29, 2013      3 comments

I was hoping that 2013 might be our lucky year. I had hope that things would change for the better. My mom had a stroke in February with minimal complications. Thank God. We lost our health insurance April 1st and got it back in June but had to ... Read more
It's March already?!
Saturday, March 16, 2013      5 comments

I can't believe it's already the middle of March. Time is sure is passing at lightning speed these days. Isn't that supposed to happen when you have little ones in the house... Read more
Insurance Games or How to Pay Off Your Deductible
Thursday, December 20, 2012      5 comments

Oh yeah! It's that time again. Normally I don't fret about things like this but lately I am. It's all about the money! We do have insurance but it seems like they don't pay out like they used to. We have a $1,000. deductible for both my husband ... Read more
Moving, moving, moving...
Sunday, December 16, 2012      5 comments

Where has the time gone? It looks to me like I haven't been here since the beginning of October, right around my mother's birthday. Has it really been that long? Lots of ... Read more
Do You Eat to Fill or Eat to Enjoy?
Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

In America we eat, collectively, with a glum urge for food to fill us. We are ignorant of flavor. We are, as a nation, taste-blind. ~M.F.K. Fisher I have an... Read more
Never Say Never
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      2 comments

A man's palate can, in time, become accustomed to anything. ~Napoleon I Years ago I swore that I could never drink less than 2% milk. The other stuff looked watered down and "blue" to me. Nope, nothing but 2%. Well, guess what? I can't drin... Read more
It's Never the Perfect Time
Saturday, September 15, 2012      5 comments

"Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable are the kind who do nothing." William Feather When I do any kind of craft I am one of those people who have to have all the tools and... Read more
How to Lie to the Bathroom Scale
Friday, September 14, 2012      5 comments

"Weigh yourself with clothes on, after dinner...then, weigh yourself in the morning, without clothes, before breakfast. It's nice to see how much weight you've lost overnight!" I found this in the newspaper the other day and wondered if it ... Read more
Monday, August 20, 2012      7 comments

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Saturday, August 18, 2012      3 comments

SUMMER ACCOUNTABILITY CHALLENGE...WEEK 4 REVIEW My goals for last week were to keep looking for low sodium substitutes. I found a few that I will share at the end of this blog. Not doing as well on the butter substitutes. It will be hard b... Read more
Bumper Cars and Speed Bumps
Saturday, August 11, 2012      3 comments

The other day my son calls me up and tells me he had a fender bender in a parking lot. He had pulled out of his parking space and the rear end of his car was sticking out into the lane. He was just starting to turn the steering wheel when the dr... Read more

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