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Having a Great Time at Disney
Saturday, December 26, 2015      15 comments

I only see how to post one picture per blog on my phone but let me assure you we are all having fun fun fun! ... Read more
During the Lull in Christmas
Friday, December 25, 2015      14 comments

The grandkids were here, as were DD, DSIL, nephew, niece, and nephew in law. We ate and exchanged presents. It was great! Little Gwen gave the blessing of the food and added, "Christmas is all about love and being together as a family." For 5 ye... Read more
All the Joy of the Season to You!!
Thursday, December 24, 2015      17 comments

I have now a 2 day streak of good, clean eating!! My weight is a bit better today again, 130.2, just .3 of a pound over my stated goal weight range. I do regret the need for this effort again, but I am delighted to be back in control and going t... Read more
Finding My Healthy Eating Plan
Wednesday, December 23, 2015      12 comments

I don't feel like going into the details, but I've had more than one "not so good" eating day. It shows on the scale and I am sure I am out of the Penguin Day Maintenance Challenge, although I may be back in range tomorrow. There are probably le... Read more
Finally, Proof I Ran the Holly Jolly 5K
Monday, December 21, 2015      18 comments

Still haven't found a photo of me running last Saturday, but I was able to pause a video long enough to get a screen shot: proof that I ran the Holly Jolly Jingle Bell 5K. That's my niece in the tank top. My outfit would have looked a whole lot ... Read more
Atmosphere of the Holiday Race
Sunday, December 20, 2015      11 comments

I see hundreds of pictures of yesterday's race, but I'm yet to find one of me. Oh, well. I'll let you get some of the atmosphere of that awesome race. My niece, Allyson, is in the green tank top and red shorts on the right hand side of this... Read more
Holly Jolly Jingle Bell Jog
Saturday, December 19, 2015      12 comments

The play last night was funny and fun, but I got into bed by 10:15pm, so up at 5:45am to get ready for the Holly Jolly run wasn't too bad. My niece ran the Holly Jolly Jingle Bell Jog 5K, too, although we didn't stay together the whole tim... Read more
Play Tonight; Run Tomorrow?
Friday, December 18, 2015      10 comments

Tonight hubby and I are going out to eat and to a play in a neighboring town with another couple. It will be fun. Not sure how late we'll be out. There is a race on a brand new just asphalt-paved course by a lovely golf course in our town t... Read more
Firefighting Destiny
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      15 comments

My nephew, Martin, received his official acceptance into firefighter school. I'm so proud. The physical agility test he had to pass included running 1.5 miles in under 18 minutes. He did it in 15:10, and you could not wear a watch or anything to... Read more
Acceptance, My Christmas Gift to Me
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      30 comments

I tried Overeaters Anonymous. I didn't like it. Yes, I was an overeater, but no, I did not believe I would always be an overeater. I just did not want to box me into less than full healing, full recovery, from the overeating problem that has bee... Read more
Mom's Visit
Friday, December 11, 2015      16 comments

My 88 year old mother traveled half a continent to visit me for 3 weeks, leaving here two days ago. I appreciate her making the effort to come. She traveled with my sister who stayed with her daughter (my niece), although I cooked for all 11 rel... Read more
Ups and Downs, Downs and Ups
Sunday, November 29, 2015      18 comments

I weighed 126.4 yesterday and I was pleased with that. My weight chart for the past year: You may remember that in 2014 I experimented with int... Read more
Slowest Race is Still a Winner!
Saturday, November 28, 2015      14 comments

I ran my slowest 5K (not running to support someone else) ever at 32:01 this morning. My husband and mom were there. My niece, nephew and nephew-in-law all finished before me. That is okay!! I ran-walked the race at 50 seconds run:10 seconds wal... Read more
Overeating is a Temporary Problem You Can Solve
Friday, November 27, 2015      19 comments

For us Americans who indulged yesterday, it is important to remember Beck's wise words: overeating is a temporary problem you can solve. For those who stuck to their program, kudos! Give yourself BIG credit!! I've got a race Saturday mornin... Read more
Wake Up for Tug of War
Sunday, November 15, 2015      11 comments

I have both granddaughters and the granddog today. Five year old Kahlua is like an old lady, very well beh... Read more

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