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Merry Christmas to all - a bit late!
Saturday, December 25, 2010      5 comments

OK, I'm late! But I worked last night! What better way to work on Christmas Eve than with choirs of young and old! They were wonderful -- and my camera's batteries held out for the children's mass, and then gave out. so I can only sho... Read more
Christmas Eve music!
Thursday, December 23, 2010      6 comments

The lights are brightly shining outside our church and tomorrow all will be put in place for the Christmas Vigil, Midnight, and Day masses! The choir is ready and sou... Read more
"Bridging our gulf of self-despair..."
Sunday, December 19, 2010      4 comments

It is still Advent season, not Christmas yet! We're still preparing the way...I read this today and liked it a lot so I wanted to share. "'Every valley is to be bri... Read more
Four months later, the Big D has paid off...
Friday, December 10, 2010      16 comments

I just looked back to see that on August 19, I blogged about that big D word, Discipline, which has been so hard for me.
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Thanksgiving with friends and kitty friends!
Friday, November 26, 2010      6 comments

You won't believe it, but this 32-lb. turkey was cooked for just 4 people! Planned leftovers are a wonderful thing! One of my friends is a bit camera-shy... ... Read more
Confessions of a not-so-terribly-fat fat person - inspired by Esther!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      7 comments

OK, my attitude began to change a good while ago, but I've finally decided I should 'fess up publicly. Esther's blog today hit me like a big two-by-four. She was talking about how she feels when under the scrutiny of those who don't know ho... Read more
Hang on, little tomato!
Saturday, November 13, 2010      11 comments

This song popped up on my ipod when walking back from the store, and I thought it might cheer up some of my spark friends who are feeling a bit like they're "lost in deep confusion..." It begins with an instrumental but then China Forbes s... Read more
My butt, my self!
Friday, November 12, 2010      13 comments

I just thought of a great reward for me. Not too expensive but something I really do want. When I reach 135 lbs. I will shop for a black pencil skirt! And this brings... Read more
Leslie Sansone Ultimate Collection - YES!
Thursday, November 11, 2010      9 comments

All you folks who were interested in the Intensity Walk DVD (which may be hard to get now), listen up! The final segment of the Ultimate Collection is the same 4-mile super challenge walk that is on the Intensity DVD. However ... Read more
Candied Grapefruit Peel!
Saturday, November 06, 2010      12 comments

This one's for CHIPPEE! I made this a few nights ago and she asked how it was done. Turns out there are lots of different variations. I used a recipe on Eating Well but changed it somewhat - maybe not for the better - but the peels stil... Read more
Intensity walk! Another helpful Leslie Sansone DVD...
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      11 comments

OK, so I'm Leslie-Sansone-indoor-walking-
obsessed! There could be worse things! Replacing one obsession ... Read more
Managing stress & exercise for MORE consistent energy!
Saturday, October 30, 2010      7 comments

Well! All this tracking & measuring is indeed enlightening, who would have thought it? emoticon This AM I ... Read more
Wow! Leslie Sansone's faster boosted walks DO work!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      13 comments

I was amazed today, for the 2nd day in a row, to see that I had lost a pound...after going just a bit over my allowance for both of the previous days. ... Read more
Focus on solutions...
Monday, October 25, 2010      6 comments

I'm going to quote here from a Dean Anderson article that I just read on sparkpeople...the link is at the bottom if you'd like to read the whole thing! I wasn't really in the mood to read anything helpful, I just wanted some spark points. ... Read more
"If you're not going forward, you're going backward!" - source unknown
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      7 comments

I've been meditating on this truism/proverb/cliché as I approach my goal weight. Actually, I hit my first goal (140 lbs.) a while ago, and made the mistake of slipping into a "maintenance" mindset. I considered NOT continuing to reach 135. Ba... Read more

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