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I have to remember this NSV from today
Saturday, May 21, 2016      7 comments

I went to the grocery store, to pick up a few things. I listened to my body, and only got the things I needed for the next two days. Avocados were $1, so I bought two I didn't NEED, other than that I stuck to my list, I put ME 1st, and asked ... Read more
I made my body scream at me
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

I've known for about two weeks I am going to be making a day trip to the Bay Area, about 7 hours drive time round trip. Sitting for extended perio... Read more
Animal rescue day 2
Thursday, May 19, 2016      13 comments

Hubby and I had a basic plan for getting mama and the last two kittens today. He went off to work and about an hour later he came back with them. Apparently someone else was able to catch them, which is a good sign for their adoptibility. One... Read more
Animal Rescue
Thursday, May 19, 2016      11 comments

I knew I would not be able to work up until retirement with the combination of chronic health issues that I have. My plan was to become a kitten foster for a local animal rescue when I did. I had no idea though that I would be sidelined from ... Read more
I traveled through time and space to make myself happy.
Thursday, May 19, 2016      6 comments

Our teams were challenged to be purposefully happy 10 minutes a day. Read more about it on my blog from May 15th. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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A song, a photo, another song, first steps and a revelation.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      6 comments

youtu.be/RCTMTflcuug Roller falling incident, 5/13/16 photo 5/17/16 (this is just a photo, not an excuse). Eva Cassidy. ... Read more
Meal planning
Tuesday, May 17, 2016      11 comments

Successfully navigated through my 3rd meatless Monday despite myself today. I've been shopping on Sunday evenings with my husband, but didn't this week. One reason was that the shoppers in my local store wipe out the specials in the meat depar... Read more
Vision Blog
Monday, May 16, 2016      8 comments

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10 minutes of happiness
Sunday, May 15, 2016      9 comments

It's so hard to believe. Saturday began the last week of our 2016 Spring 5% challenge. It's been an amazing experience and I have to say, all in all its been a great experience. I love my team, the ... Read more
Why I plank, where it's going, and the road to getting there.
Saturday, May 14, 2016      9 comments

It doesn't take a rocket scientist to look at me and know that I need to improve my core strength. When I found the plank challenge on Facebook, that seemed like a great place to start. You can read about the 30 day plank challenge here. ... Read more
Planks, NSV, Meatless Monday 2 of 5, and Roller Falling
Friday, May 13, 2016      7 comments

I feel like I'm in a constant state of reboot right now with my journey to better health. I have been intentionally eating more, to get in the 1300-1500 calorie range, because I was worried about dropping weight too fast, and my energy was low.... Read more
A visual aid
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      12 comments

One of my challenges, being 6'3 is that I can gain quite a bit of weight before it becomes noticeable. The flip side is that it also doesn't show much when I lose it. So today, as I drug in the box from Amazon with the 35 lbs of dog food in it... Read more
Meatless Mondays 1 of 5
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      10 comments

My first meatless Monday was a success. Recently I read this article on sparkpeople about the benefits of incorporating meatless meals into your diet. I have literally been wanting to do this for decades and was never able to make it a h... Read more
April results, May Goals
Sunday, May 01, 2016      11 comments

Goals for April: Lose 8 lbs (weight on April 1, 295.6) 4/30/16 280.2 Lost 15.4 lbs emoticon ... Read more
I met the neighbors boxer today
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      5 comments

Today was the second time a boxer came running up on me and my dogs on our walk. Not knowing if he was dog friendly, I put my dogs back in the house and set out to catch him. It took quite a few treats to convince him, but I eventually got him... Read more

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