Smokey Oregon
Tuesday, September 05, 2017      1 comments

This morning's walk was canceled. The smoke and ash from the fires have made it difficult to breathe properly. C'Est la Vie. I will do my best to get some exercise in this eve. after work and, hoping, during lunch. A little is better th... Read more
Another Good Hike.
Monday, September 04, 2017      1 comments

A 3.68 Mile hike up Wild Wood with Colt. Very invigorating. Boy am I out of shape. Oh wait, I've always been out of shape...lol. That's OK. One step at a time...or in this case, 7783 steps at a time Woo hoo! It was smokey due to the ... Read more
Hiking - My Favorite 'Walk'
Sunday, September 03, 2017      0 comments

I took Colt to one of our favorite trails. I was saddened that most of the creeks are dried up due to the lack of rain. A lot of dried, dead small trees and bushes. Hoping the rain comes soon. At least a few showers. On the plus side,... Read more
Weight Loss! :-D
Friday, September 01, 2017      4 comments

emoticon Whoop Whoop, I lost 7 lbs in the month of August! Small loss but a big win emotionally. It's so hard... Read more
Still Here
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      2 comments

I haven't blogged in 25 days or done the best job tracking my food, but I'm still here. I continue to watch what I eat... not the best, but better than before. With the beautiful weather we've had, I've been working alot in my yard. It's Oreg... Read more
Let's Be Honest Here...
Friday, May 05, 2017      5 comments

I don't know that I'm ever really going to lose the weight. I try, then I stop. I get motivated, then I stop. I want to, I really do, but can't keep myself motivated. ... Read more
Day 1...Again.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      5 comments

This is for me. I'm not concerned about others reading it. This is for me. I'm 5'2" and 225 lbs. I don't feel fat. This is the first time I've admitted my weight out loud. I won't even tell my husband my true weight. It's embarrassi... Read more
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      3 comments

God is sooooogGood and heard our prayers. Tyven has bleeding ulcers. It could have been much worse. The kid tried to play his own Dr. Apparently he's had stomach problems for a while hr didn't tell anyone about. He had been taking a mountai... Read more
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

My morning started off good. Then I got a call from a very dear friend. Her son, my son's best friend, and my "2nd son" has been taken to Doernbecher Hospital very early this morning. He has eternal bleeding but they don't know why. It came ... Read more
Team Challenge - Day 6
Monday, January 06, 2014      4 comments

I am sooo proud of myself. Day six and I haven't strayed from the path. To know me, is to know that when it comes to food, straying from the path is my thing. I Love food; and I LOVE to bake. Not a good combination for someone who has no self... Read more
A Team Challenge - Day 1
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      5 comments

A good start today. Posted my weigh in. I Feel good that I gained no weight through the holidays. I spent time with my family. We went to breakfast. Eating out at a small, country town restaurant it's not easy to find healthy food to eat... Read more
A Team Challenge
Sunday, December 29, 2013      1 comments

January 1st I start a team challenge. I'm nervous. I'm not good at challenges and not confident that I will lose the weight I'm hoping to lose. I almost begged out--until my husband walked in as I was weighing myself. The look of shock on hi... Read more
The start (again)
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      4 comments

I started SparkPeople on May 25, 2012. I wanted to do something for me. Tired of feeling and looking fat. I decided to do something about it. I meant it, then. But, typical for me, it didn't last long. I started out gang busters. Then I w... Read more