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Just Say No
Sunday, May 27, 2018      1 comments

I'm old enough to remember when Nancy Regan made this a national phrase for avoiding drugs but it's come back into my daily vocabulary as I face the temptations of "just one more bite" or "just a handful of nuts" or "its Ok cause is sugar- free"... Read more
Salad in a Jar - The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      3 comments

I "discovered" salad in a jar a few weeks ago... it didn't seem earth shattering but a convenient way to bring salad greens with carrots, peppers, celery, whatever and dressing along to work rather than paying $5 for a deli salad or bringing one... Read more
Saying Good Bye to Old "Friends"
Friday, October 05, 2012      2 comments

It's hard but I have to let some of those great stand-by clothes that I've loved wearing go to Good Will. Yesterday I put on my flowered blazer with the fall colors and realized it was just too big to wear in publc. It's too long - it's too flo... Read more
I'm Shopping Differently Now
Sunday, August 07, 2011      2 comments

I just finished clipping and filing the coupons from today's newspaper circulars and, as usual, most are for cookies, snacks, prepared foods and frozen foods that are fried, coated or "crisp" . The refrigerated foods include biscuits, pizza dou... Read more
Starting a New Year
Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

"A meaningful life requires hard work" ... interesting quote to read on New Year's Day especially since I've sluffed off this past week doing very little "work" work and home work. So here it is New Year's Day and here I am ready -- not to ma... Read more
Since when don't I have anything to say?
Sunday, August 22, 2010      0 comments

Unusual isn't it for my voice to be silent? I usually have an opinion, a comment, a thought... but not today. Maybe it's all the company we had yesterday for the boys' birthdays and the chatter and chores during that time; maybe it's because my ... Read more
Today, I ate cake...
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      0 comments

and it was delicious! I haven't had a slice of cake in more than 6 weeks. I don't buy any cake-type products any more; I haven't eaten cake at parties, gatherings, meetings... so why today? Well, there it was on the table next to the coffee at t... Read more
What's My Goal?
Friday, August 13, 2010      1 comments

I know I want to lose weight and I'm pleased with every little bit I accomplish but every so often I ask myself what my real goal is? What am I aiming for? What would be the goal weight? I can't remember being less than 168 in the past 20 years.... Read more
It's Nice...
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      0 comments

to reach into the closet and know what I pull out is going to look better on me than it did when I switched to summer clothes or even when I wore it last. Makes getting dressed a pleasure!... Read more
No Vacation Damage
Monday, August 09, 2010      1 comments

Please to see via the scale this morning, that despite three days of hotel breakfasts, an ice cream outing at Friendly's, and two of Candice's sugar cookies, the scale was still in good range. I know I was really careful about avoiding the donut... Read more
I've Noticed...
Sunday, July 18, 2010      0 comments

...that I'm in and out of the grocery store more quickly... ...that I'm spending less money on fast foods... ...that I'm not as hungry between meals as I used to be... ...that I can limit my coffee to one cup in the morning.... ...that I... Read more
Keeping Control
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      1 comments

Doing real well this past week keeping control over what I'm eating and not indulging in after-dinner snacks. I'm especially watching my trigger foods - today Tony ordered fries for lunch and I didn't go near them knowing that just one is never ... Read more
Farm Fresh Eating
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      0 comments

Yum - fresh escarole from Mik's CSA farm - steamed in chicken broth with onions, garlic & white beans - delish. Roasted beet salad last night and tomorrow, cutlets with garlic scapes. The best of summer!... Read more
Ignoring the Scale
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      1 comments

I know the scale says I'm not loosing pounds but I also know how dilligent I've been about not eating nightime snacks and watching what I eat during the day. Four or five mini -meals instead of three full-blown meals... Lots of leafy greens (fre... Read more
Steps to Change
Thursday, June 17, 2010      0 comments

I'm taking steps to change ... literally. Not only am I walking more, I'm being purposeful about not taking short chuts that eliminate steps. I used to put anything that needed to go upstairs on the bottom step so I'd remember to bring it up nex... Read more

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