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Day before the Weight Management Clinic Assessment.
Thursday, January 08, 2015      5 comments

A quiet morning planned before Bible study this afternoon. I was thinking of going out for sushi this evening, but I think we'll just grill a couple of steaks to have with baked potato tonight for dinner. I love sushi, but going without solid ... Read more
Crazy Days
Saturday, June 21, 2014      8 comments

Goodness knows that my life is never boring, but the past few days have been exceptionally crazy. It all started last Sunday after church when I packed the bare minimum to drive to Sudbury in order to drive my kids from there to Toronto in ... Read more
Determination on vacation
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      4 comments

Even though we have left Canada and are on vacation in Texas, I am going to try my best to stay on course. Dinners we are making in our timeshare. I bought lots of beef, a huge bag of mixed, organic frozen veggies, and a large spinach salad th... Read more
Thursday, November 21st - new goals set
Thursday, November 21, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday was a very busy day. I don't have any kitchen cupboards because I don't want them. Our house is unique and I prefer an older pre-cupboard style kitchen. So I am always on the lookout for more storage. Yesterday I saw an ad for a pi... Read more
Home again, Monday Nov 11
Monday, November 11, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday morning I was able to join my cousin and her husband for coffee at her daughter's house. I left Sudbury at 2 pm. The sunsets around quarter to 5 and it was a really dark, wet day. Very long drive. I got home and vegged for a while ... Read more
Sunday Nov 3
Sunday, November 03, 2013      5 comments

Up in Sudbury to help out the kids for a bit. I don't know that I will be much help as their dad is much better suited for this. Tomorrow is my son's MRI at 7:30 am. I hope we are able to get up early and be there promptly. Food is ... Read more
Fri Nov 1
Saturday, November 02, 2013      1 comments

Eating was ok except for dinner. Breakfast was standard 2 slices Udi's whole grain bread with p.b., 8 oz 1% organic milk, and a very small orange. Lunch was classic romaine mix with extra radish, 1/2 very small avocado, mushroom, and turkey. ... Read more
Happy Halloween
Thursday, October 31, 2013      2 comments

Tried to be more active today. I oiled the mantle and columns holding it up with walnut oil. Did some shopping, and baked gluten free chocolate chip cookies for my Bible Study class so I could practice baking before my celiac daughter comes fo... Read more
Back from holidays and raring to go
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      5 comments

Although we got home late Sunday night from vacation, since I work Mon & Tues I feel like this is my first day home. I really feel motivated and raring to go. I exercised daily during our holidays and it felt great. I love the way I feel ... Read more
Clean bill of health from the doctor
Friday, March 22, 2013      12 comments

I saw my doctor on Tuesday and received a clean bill of health. The nodules on my thyroid are not doing any harm and my numbers are perfect, my blood sugar is 5 which is perfect, I don't have Celiac's disease (must be hubby). I am in incredibl... Read more
Amethyst Week 3 Challenge - goal setting.
Friday, December 28, 2012      6 comments

Make a list of goals: - Prioritize your list - Add only 3 to 5 items - Include realistic and attainable goals - Goals that are short term - Think about what worked in 2012 - Think about what didn't work in 2012 - How can you mak... Read more
How I did with my plan to relieve stress
Thursday, December 20, 2012      11 comments

Even though I am a day late for the bonus challenge, I think that it is important for me to evaluate how I did on my plan to deal with stress over the holidays. I did begin each day by thinking of the three things I wanted to accomplish tha... Read more
Amethyst Week 1 Challenge - 3 ways to reduce stress
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      7 comments

The holidays can be very stressful. This year I will have hubby and 2 out of 3 kids home. One of the children is very resentful of me so that will be an added stress. I have thought a lot about how to relieve stress and I think that these 3 th... Read more
Vacation with hubby
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      9 comments

We had a nice week of warmth in Curacao. We left at 4 am on Sat Nov 24 after no sleep since I had thrown a really nice dinner party on Friday night. We had barbequed back ribs, mashed sweet potato, mixed organic veg, greek salad and what was l... Read more
The end of Leaves of Fall Challenge
Sunday, November 18, 2012      5 comments

At the end of the Leaves of Fall Challenge, I think that it is important for me to relfect on how I did during the challenge. My main goal was to exercise. I have been going to aquafit pretty regularly - a minimum of twice a week, often 3 ... Read more

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