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In today's Dear Abby column
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      9 comments

I get the daily "Dear Abby" in my email, and so just had to share this (to save for me!): DEAR ABBY: I thought I'd share my own New Year's resolution with you. For the past 25 years I have made the following resolution: Each day I w... Read more
Back and Forth on the Fit Mom - Healthy Body Image etc
Wednesday, December 25, 2013      5 comments

"What's Your Excuse..." etc. so here's another story, this one about a healthy Australian mom. I think she's a new heroine for me, much more reachable than Maria Kang. Meet Taryn Brumfitt - see photos of her, airbrushed as well as t... Read more
Another Article linking Exercise Benefits on Depression; Self-Talk etc
Monday, December 23, 2013      5 comments

Exercise four days a week and take food.... Another article from James Fell. I like the dry comments: "...strong circumstantial evidence..." ... Read more
Sunday, December 22, 2013      3 comments

I read an interesting article on Saturnalia - some of the other holidays I wasn't familiar with.
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not quite 50 years without Christmas...
Saturday, December 14, 2013      7 comments

Some have asked... and while explaining, I also found an interesting blog from a man who I've never personally met, and his experience mirrors mine so closely it's not funny. It's both a video and the transcript (more or less) following it. He w... Read more
SHHHUT IT DOWN - Fat Talk Video (not #Captioned)
Sunday, December 08, 2013      5 comments

My mom showed me a video on Facebook that was doubly tragic - heavier women at a dress store, talking amongst themselves. I have NO clue what they are actually saying, because of course, Special K (United States) made no effort to have the video... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving Humor
Friday, November 29, 2013      9 comments

Had a small Thanksgiving with my immediate family and my mom. Just the four of us and not too many courses. I have not calculated the damages on calories but I do know it was less than it was when we have gone to luxurious multi-course Thanksgiv... Read more
You Are Beautiful!
Friday, November 22, 2013      4 comments

My dad's home from the hospital! And I saw this video on Facebook. I think? I wish it was #caption so I would feel more beautiful and more loved... ... Read more
Surgery snd a happy video..
Thursday, November 21, 2013      4 comments

Last night, my dad had surgery on his prostate, trying to work it out so there was a better connection between his kidneys and the bladder/prostate. I guess it's not going so well and he may lose the right kidney. He is in a hospital in Racine, ... Read more
Anniversary of our First Date
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      7 comments

Today was the 24th anniversary of my first (accidental-on-purpose) date with my husband ... We went to see "All Is Lost" and had dinner there at the theater (meals purchased in the diner inside theater can be boxed up to go inside the theater.).... Read more
Click Here for One Weird Trick to ....
Friday, November 08, 2013      13 comments

You know those ads we see everywhere - click here for one weird trick to blast away belly fat, etc? Here is a great blog that addresses those ads!
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Prayers for our friends in the UK/North of France
Monday, October 28, 2013      3 comments

My husband sent me a link to a news story about the hurricane passing through the south of England and north part of France. He has a special empathy as he was actually in the south of England on holiday when the "Great Storm" of 1987 (reference... Read more
Restart My Streak again. Day 1 and other minor issues...
Sunday, October 27, 2013      4 comments

Got my rebounding done this morning. Day one of my rebounding streak, again. I messed around last night after I got home and didn't do my rebounding at all. Then it turned midnight and there I was - busted! I decided to get some sleep and then s... Read more
I did rebound last night. Late.
Friday, October 25, 2013      8 comments

So I did rebound (jump on the mini-trampoline thing) last night, around 9:30 or 10 pm but then it was nearly midnight when I realized I hadn't tracked it online. URk! I ended up having to add it retroactively because then the clock went to 12 ... Read more
Restarting my Reboundng Streak.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      4 comments

I started a streak of rebounding every day - figured that was something I could do indoors every day, regardless of excuses. I set it to 10 minutes a day but rebounded 20 minutes on Sunday and 20 minutes on Monday. So that was a two day streak. ... Read more

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