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New Year - New Beginning
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      3 comments

It is the start of a New Year. A time to look back and a time to plan ahead. As I get older, I feel that each year seems to go by faster than the previous one. When I was a kid everything took forever. The school year was endless. Summer ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 'Tis the Season -
Tuesday, December 18, 2018      51 comments

It is a time of celebration. A time for friends and family. A time to adjust to the change of seasons. A time to Rejoice in the end of a year and the start of a New Year. There is so much to do, and I love it all. Our Family won't be com... Read more
Out of sight - out of mind.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018      2 comments

Bottom line - if the bottle is at hand I will drink from it. Well not always.....there are days that I get so wrapped up in life that I don't think to pick up the bottle that is less than a foot away. I think the whole thing comes down to ... Read more
Tuesday, November 20, 2018      3 comments

I can't believe that it is 2 days to Thanksgiving? Where did the year go? This Thanksgiving and Christmas will be so different for us. My husband and I have always traveled home for the holidays to spend time with my husbands family. Each ... Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2018      3 comments

1. Yesterday the challenge was to do 50 lunges. 2. I did an upper body workout before I knew about the challenge. Today I ache. I never thought that I would find muscles that I hadn't already discovered. I went to bed feeling great. ... Read more
Saturday, November 10, 2018      3 comments

Today's challenge is to list 3 achievements. This is a challenge that I can end today or that I can make continuous. The first things that come to mind are: 1.Raising my girls. 2.Retirement. Thirty years working for 1 company. ... Read more
Challenge 11/8
Thursday, November 08, 2018      1 comments

Today's challenge is to switch to whole grain. So far I had to make only one change. Dave's good seed bread in place of the Italian I had planned for lunch. I think I'll fix brown rice for dinner to add a grain to the meal. It w... Read more
Challenge 11/2
Friday, November 02, 2018      3 comments

Today I am to give myself a pep talk. Over the years I have done this and still do but not very often. When times were tough and I was raising my girls I started declaring that I WAS WOMAN AND I WAS STRONG. I CAN DO ANYTHING (Helen Reddy-... Read more
Another Halloween
Wednesday, October 31, 2018      1 comments

emoticon I live in a great place to spend Halloween. The families in our neighborhood really get into it. The hou... Read more
Challenge 10/29
Monday, October 29, 2018      4 comments

Todays challenge is not to munch after dinner. Usually this isn't a problem for me. We have dinner between 5 and 6PM, do evening cleanup and close down the kitchen. Our alarm goes off at 4:30 AM so bedtime is usually no later than 9PM. M... Read more
challenge Sunday 10/28
Sunday, October 28, 2018      1 comments

emoticon Meals for 10/29 Breakfast - veggie omelet, apple cider, and coffee Lunch - salad in a Naan Dinner -... Read more
A road with ups and downs -
Friday, October 19, 2018      0 comments

Loosing weight is and will be a long road with ups and downs. From week to week you can hope, wish, work and want a drop in your weight, but there are so many factors that are involved you never know till you hit the scale. Sometimes when y... Read more
Today's Task
Saturday, October 13, 2018      1 comments

For todays task I am to focus on a health goal. I love cooking and I do it well. My husband and I always have fresh fruits and vegetables on hand. We have cut back on eating red meat. We don't keep soda and sugary drinks in the house. There... Read more
signs that you're getting healthier, happier and fitter that don't involve the scale
Saturday, October 06, 2018      1 comments

Today I am to write about the signs of getting healthier, happier, and fitter that don't involve a scale. The signs for me are easy to see and feel. I live in a small village called Schuylerville that is situated on the side of a hill. M... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What I envision for 10 years from now.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018      10 comments

When I imagine my future I see myself living in Canada on an island that I have visited for the last 10 years. I see myself spending time walking, riding my bike and just enjoying my time with my husband. His retirement is in 5 years and God... Read more

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