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Walking or Jogging safely
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      4 comments

I've been walking off and on for about 16 years, consistently for about 2 1/2 years. School will start here next week and I will be sharing the roads/streets with school busses, teachers and parents commuters. Here is a few things that I've l... Read more
Before and after
Monday, August 15, 2016      19 comments

Lately I've seen a lot of before and after pictures. i thought I would show mine.... There is a reason I'm hiding behind the sign.... This is... Read more
Benefit Package
Saturday, August 13, 2016      13 comments

Every one is interested in the good benefit package. So I came up with the benefit package that comes with losing weight and having a healthy lifestyle. I'm sure there is more. This list was just off the top of my head Here it is.... 1) He... Read more
Firemen at the restaurant
Friday, August 12, 2016      2 comments

Last night, my husband and I went out to eat. Its a local Mom and Pop and son restaurant in our small town. Its a nice, relaxed place that is popular with the local people. The owners are fun loving and have stories that are funny when they t... Read more
Mustgos for Dinner
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      3 comments

What are Mustgos? Its a term my mother used. Its where you open the refrigerator and say, "This must go, and this must go, and this mustgo......" Yes, leftovers! But what sounds better? Leftovers? or Mustgos? Mustgos sound exotic. I co... Read more
"I can't lose weight"
Thursday, July 28, 2016      9 comments

I can't tell you how many times I've seen posts today saying "I can't lose weight" I've even said it and believed it. If I can lose it, anyone CAN. I have lost 80 pounds and am very near goal. For me, it took someone getting strict with ... Read more
"I'm going on a diet"
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      6 comments

"I'm going on a diet" I said that very thing so many times through out the years. I had many years of yo-yo dieting. Yo-yo dieting usually leaves you fatter each time. Diet for a few weeks or months. Then gain all my progress back and a few m... Read more
Is it really camping?
Monday, July 25, 2016      5 comments

Yesterday I came home from a family reunion camp out. There were family there ranging from 74 down to 2 years old. We had 30 people plus 5 for just the day. Our camp ground had outhouses, but no water. There were several styles of camping (I ... Read more
Hormone or Horror-mone?
Friday, July 15, 2016      2 comments

First of all, there are more hormones than just the sexual ones that everyone talks about. For instance, insulin is a hormone. The thyroid has a hormone. We have hundreds of hormone each with their unique function. Over the years, I've come... Read more
Unleashed dogs in public areas
Monday, July 11, 2016      5 comments

First of all, I love dogs. I've been around dogs most of my life, including 3 of our own. Three of my sons have at least one dog. But this is about unleashed dogs. There were several unleashed dogs on the hikes we made over the July 4th weeken... Read more
45th anniversary
Monday, June 27, 2016      0 comments

It was a wonderful day. Church in the morning. Out to one of our favorite restaurants for lunch. Then to the National Bison Range in the afternoon. Follo... Read more
Weight loss: How did I do it?
Sunday, June 19, 2016      7 comments

At 210 pounds, 5'3" and small boned, I fell into the low end of grossly obese (ugly words). I tried and tried to lose weight. Sneaking a little of this and that which I shouldn't. But because of my age (over 60) my metabolism slowed way down a... Read more
Why lose weight? What is the result of weight loss?
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      1 comments

I've seen this question asked several times in the last few weeks. Its hard to answer it in a short post. I'm almost at goal (2 more pounds) So here goes..... Health: My blood pressure was out of control, even though I was heavily medica... Read more
Coffee with Sugar and cream, please
Saturday, June 11, 2016      10 comments

What do you put in your coffee? These are my thoughts.... Cream, milk, half & half, or creamer? Cream? Higher calorie, one ingredient. Milk? lower calorie, one ingredient Half & half? milk product, with more calorie than milk, but less ... Read more
Remembering on Memorial Day
Saturday, May 28, 2016      1 comments

Why do we have Memorial Day? For some it's a day for a BBQ. For others its a way for honoring the dead. To me, its a day of remembering those that served our country, and also for family members that have passed. Last year, my husband and ... Read more

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