Bit by Bit
Saturday, November 20, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday was long, with a funeral dinner and a church dinner. I did well at the funeral dinner, filling my plate with salad and healthy protein, and finished it off with a brownie that I shared with two people. Ate my apple and a half of a pr... Read more
Still determined.
Friday, November 19, 2010      4 comments

Off to my hometown to attend my Grandma's funeral. She lived a long life surrounded by love, so instead of grieving her loss, we are rejoicing that she is in a better place and no longer in pain. I got to see that one Aunt that always says... Read more
A little overwhelmed
Thursday, November 18, 2010      4 comments

Feeling a little overwhelmed this morning. Fell back into our old habit of eating dinner super late last night which is something that I had stopped doing. A little stressed about my husband's job, which I have absolutely no control over, and ... Read more
Big Step
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      3 comments

I finally followed through on a referral from my doctor to consult with a weight loss specialist. It was hard to make the call. I didn't have to say that I am morbidly obese. Those words are hard to say. I know that I am on the right track, ... Read more
Drunk on water
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday I took a break from "normal" life and went to a face painting/balloon twisting jam. Drove an hour each way but it was worth it. Learned a new "elf" hat to create for my Christmas Parties and had a lot of fun being with a lot of diffe... Read more
Back to Funny Business
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      1 comments

Today I am tearing myself away from cleaning to get back to business, funny business, that is. This morning it means twisting balloons and face painting with an eclectic group of people, all in the name of fun and profit. Learning a new sculpt... Read more
Shopping...just for me!
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      6 comments

Today I took my daughter shopping with one of her friends...and I ditched her. First we hit Kohl's, where I got absolutely zero assistance in the bra and underwear department. I bought some, praying they will fit, and we took off for "the mall... Read more
The possibilities are endless...
Monday, November 15, 2010      0 comments

Today is a new day and the possibilities are endless! How's that for a Monday? I love sleep. Managed to keep my CPAP mask on two nights in a row, all night long. Today I am working on a form to track my weight, vitamins, etc... on paper unti... Read more
Wonderful Day
Sunday, November 14, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday I crashed and drama and lack of sleep drove me to bed at 8:00. Today went better, taught Sunday School, celebrated church with our Pastor back in the pulpit after being gone for a month, had a lovely Middle Eastern mea... Read more
When I'm 93 I want to be like Dorothy
Saturday, November 13, 2010      5 comments

Last week driving into my sister's driveway I was musing about the fact that my Grandmother is ready to leave this earth, while my sister's mother in law, Grandma Dorothy, at 93 is still active and healthy. When I got in the house I learned tha... Read more
Happy Hangover
Friday, November 12, 2010      4 comments

I didn't sleep well last night...first time since October 9th, but I am blaming it on a "happy hangover". After a super productive day my back just wouldn't do any more, so I plopped down in my husband's chair and turned on the t.v. I was goin... Read more
Another beautiful bonus day!
Thursday, November 11, 2010      3 comments

Can't believe this beautiful weather. I had two goals for this fall, in September I was going to clean out my basement, in October I was going to clean out my garage. Not an easy task since when I closed my store 4 years ago everything was mov... Read more
Never Roast a Chicken in a pan that's too small....
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      2 comments

I have been know to habitually bake chicken's upside down, my defense is that it actually makes the breast more tender, but last night was a new low. I was too lazy to hunt for the roasting pan, so threw my huge Purdue chicken in a pie pan. Ya... Read more
It' a New Day
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday I had a "collapse" day, over did it on Sunday so took it really easy yesterday. Haven't tracked food on SparkPeople for a couple of days although I did write it down. But, today I am starting fresh and going to track on line and on t... Read more
Waaayyyy overdid it.
Monday, November 08, 2010      1 comments

Well, the garage clean up came with a few surprises, namely one with large, sharp, teeth. My husband thought we had a mouse but it turned out to be a sleeping possum....who looked all cute and cuddly while sleeping, but once disturbed turned in... Read more

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