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Saturday, December 07, 2013      12 comments

Well, for the first time since I joined the 5% weight loss team challenge I made my goal and actually lost the 5%....and even beat it a bit. I needed to lose 9.5 lbs and I made 9.8. ... Read more
Friday, December 06, 2013      3 comments

It is now really winter in BC. emoticon ... Read more
Another Knee needed?
Sunday, December 01, 2013      2 comments

Ah, the travails of aging. Got the results of the arthroscopy, and yes, it is now down to bone on bone in the knee. Dr said it looks like a pring potato chip in there. That was not encouraging! Looks like I will be putting myself on the list... Read more
"Time Out"
Sunday, November 17, 2013      2 comments

Well, sort of but not actually there will be a "time out". I am having an arthroscopy on my right knee on Tuesday, and that is going to limit my fitness minutes for a couple of weeks. This is my "non-metal" knee. I have often said it was my "... Read more
Helpful Visualization
Monday, October 28, 2013      7 comments

I went to the following site and created a visual image for encouragement. Could not put me in our brown habit, but this works!
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Wednesday, October 23, 2013      4 comments I did it! Here is the image of the points today! emoticon ... Read more
WooHoo Points
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      5 comments

Well, this week I will make 111,111 points. Wish I could photo freeze the logo there with it and put it on my space. Also wish I had that many fitness minutes. But rather than lamenting that I have less than half that number, I will focus on ... Read more
Fall Walk
Sunday, October 20, 2013      2 comments

Went for a lovely fall walk today. The trail was a lot of up and down hill, so I used walking poles to help save the knees. It was a lovely way to spend part of a Sunday afternoon. ... Read more
Nothing new
Sunday, October 13, 2013      3 comments

Just taking a moment to consciously be grateful for so much in my life. The blessings of faith, family, community and friends. ... Read more
Challenge Starts today
Saturday, October 12, 2013      4 comments

The 5% Fall challenge starts today. 8 weeks to focus on really eating correctly and moving as much as possible in order to re-lose the weight. Today is busy with usual Saturday housecleaning jobs. But it is nice to see the sun is shining, and... Read more
Fall Challenge
Sunday, September 29, 2013      4 comments

This has been a rough year. But I am inspired by my sister, her husband and my Mom who are all currently losing weight. ... Read more
Dad's Legacy
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      9 comments

It may not look like what you expect at a funeral, but a man full of love and life asked us to celebrate together. And that is what we did. Here are the 7 children with my Mom after the reception following the funeral. There were tears, but a... Read more
Love you, Dad
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      10 comments

My Dad died this afternoon at 1:20 pm. He was surrounded by family: my Mom, two sisters,a brother and several grandchildren, as well as their well loved parish priest. He died the way he and receiving love. We were so fortunate... Read more
Tami and Dad update
Sunday, May 12, 2013      4 comments

For those who have asked, Tami is doing incredibly well. She did have a double mastectomy, and the pathology report did show that she had the inflammatory breast cancer tumors in the other breast, contrary to all the scan and blood work tests. ... Read more
My Dad
Sunday, May 05, 2013      9 comments

I am back from spending 10 days in Calif with my family. My Dad has just entered hospice care for kidney failure and congestive heart failure. He and my Mom live with my youngest sister, Jan, and her husband. I am the oldest of 7 children, and... Read more

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