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My perfect life....I wish...
Saturday, May 03, 2008      5 comments

I want to exercise for at least an hour every day without fail AND love it. I want to be able to eat what I want (within reason, of course) and not gain weight. Is that too much to ask? I'm 5 weeks into the 20 in 10 challenge and my wei... Read more
Friday, April 25, 2008      5 comments

Today I landed in wonderful 150ville and said goodbye forever to the 160's. I am so greatful for this Web site and all the wonderful friends and challenges that are keeping me motivated.... Read more
Food, Food, Food, it's everywhere!
Saturday, April 19, 2008      3 comments

The last two SP polls I have taken helped me identify situations where I overeat. Obviously, it's social situations and family gatherings, vacations, etc. My life is filled with these activities, from work to church to friends to family. This... Read more
Snakes and Daschunds
Saturday, April 12, 2008      4 comments

Yesterday I was sitting on our back steps trimming my 2 long-haired daschunds, Jake and Eddie, when Eddie suddenly became distracted by something in the flower bed. Jake joined him and the two of them came out from under the shrubs with a snake... Read more
30 pounds lost
Saturday, April 05, 2008      13 comments

This is further than I've ever made it on any other "diet". I am so greatful for this website. I feel stronger every day and more confident that I will reach my goals.... Read more
My son is engaged (added picture to blog)!
Friday, March 28, 2008      4 comments

My wonderful son, Matt, proposed to his beautiful girlfriend, Ashley, last night! I'm so happy...she's an amazing girl and she loves my son! Wedding next spring! Another reason to be healthy!... Read more
Back strain!
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

I overdid my exercise this week and strained my back. Now I can't exercise and I am hating it. I'm so worried the weight is going to start creeping back on. I'll be so glad when this is over and I can get back to my routine!... Read more
25 pounds lost...
Friday, March 21, 2008      6 comments

This is a VERY GOOD FRIDAY for me. I hit the "25 pounds lost" mark! I'm halfway to my goal. I've updated my sparkpage...take a look! Carol... Read more
A trip home
Sunday, March 16, 2008      2 comments

We just returned from a weekend in Perry, childhood home. My niece got married and it was all very wonderful. I enjoyed some of my mom's southern cooking. Best of all, several comments were made (some to my face and some to my husband... Read more
You won't get this post...
Sunday, March 09, 2008      4 comments

if you are not a parrothead! Yesterday we went to "Stars fell Over Alabama" in L. A. (Lower Alabama). We spent the day at Lulu's with our local PH pfriends. I bought a copy of Lucy Buffett's new cookbook and got to meet her and get her autogr... Read more
Witness the joy of young love....
Tuesday, January 22, 2008      3 comments

My daughter and son-in-law's wedding video is posted on this website. It is so beautiful. I cry everytime I watch it. She is singing the first song, and my son is playing the violin. The second song is the song Ben and Aimee chose for their ... Read more
A coworker shared this...
Tuesday, January 08, 2008      1 comments

'Twas the week after Christmas, and all through the house Nothing would fit me, not even a blouse. The cookies I'd nibbled, the eggnog I'd tasted At the holiday parties had gone to my waist. When I got on the scales there arose s... Read more
The vacation report....
Monday, November 05, 2007      1 comments

10 days in Vegas...perfect weather...totally incredible! We had such a great time. I had lots of pool time (which is what I love), did some sight-seeing (rafted 12 miles on the Colorado River), saw Jimmy Buffett with thousands of crazy parroth... Read more
Sunday, October 21, 2007      3 comments

My 10 day vacation in Vegas starts this Friday. I plan to relax by the pool as much as I can and stay as far away as possible from all things electronic. No cell phones, no computers... I'm sure I will go over my calories because there are to... Read more
From Las Vegas....
Wednesday, October 03, 2007      2 comments

This week I'm at a conference in Las Vegas. It's beautiful here, but not a place where it's easy to stick to an eating plan. The resort where I am staying is pretty isolated, and the resort resturants are very expensive. I'm sorry, but I can'... Read more

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