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facing the root
Sunday, August 14, 2016      3 comments

Sixty plus years I have lived and usually I go along, get along, putter, without much thought or direction. For at least 40 of those years I have been trying to lose weight, keep weight off, or "look pretty." Something in the last few days has... Read more
beach wisdom
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      3 comments

Having some time at the beach, alone, has been wonderful. emoticon I love having my family with me, but this year... Read more
I'm Baaaack!
Saturday, August 06, 2016      3 comments

Wow, can't believe my last blog entry was in January! So easy to drift away from the habits that help life make sense. And so much harder to rein myself in and get back into those habits. Right now life is really busy--I am working closer to ... Read more
walking again--a bit
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      2 comments

Stitches are out of my foot! I'd do a happy dance, but that is hard in a walking boot. First shower in a month--bliss!!!! Now recovery phase, and I don't know how long that will be. Hopefully no more than 4-6 weeks, because I have signed up ... Read more
Friday, January 08, 2016      1 comments

I was sitting at the table yesterday, watching icicles melt and it seemed to be an image of my journey toward being healthy. Icicles don't melt all at once; they don't suddenly release from the eaves of the house. No, they drip slowly, one sma... Read more
7 League Boots
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      0 comments

I want 7 league boots! But Zappos doesn't stock them, not does any other on-line or brick and mortar retailer. I know they are only in fairy tales, but I act as if they are real. I want to de-clutter my home, lose weight, tone my muscle... Read more
the scooter is still my friend
Monday, January 04, 2016      1 comments

Thought I would get the stitches out of the bottom of my foot today, but the doc said I wasn't healing as fast as he had hoped (diabetes may be a culprit here) and he wanted to check again in another week. So I am still fighting the snowy groun... Read more
looking for the silver lining
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      1 comments

So, I want to give a HUGE shout-out to any of you who have been in a cast or in any way immobilized for any length of time. I never thought about how limiting and down-right annoying this would be until I had foot surgery. And I have only been... Read more
Saturday, December 26, 2015      2 comments

Today I am happy. Having battled depression and anxiety for most of my life, this is a pretty amazing statement. There is no particular reason, nothing great has happened, the sun isn't shining, I haven't lost 10 pounds this week. But I am st... Read more
need to pay attention!
Thursday, December 24, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday I whacked my healing foot because I wasn't paying attention. I missed the scooter with my knee and without thinking, put my foot down to steady myself. OUCH! I don't think I pulled out any stitches, but I sure went back a few days o... Read more
single day lesson(s)
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      0 comments

Unpleasant truths I learned yesterday 1. Looking at the number on the scale and freaking out does me no good. 2. Skipping and workout and wallowing in guilt does me no good. 3. Guesstimating nutrition information does me no good. A... Read more
new exercise strategy post surgery
Friday, December 18, 2015      6 comments

Foot surgery went well. I actually had two fibromas, not one, so the surgeon had to remove one tendon and split another in half the long way. I'll have to wear some good arch support to prevent sagging (just like the rest of my bits and pieces... Read more
this or that?
Friday, December 11, 2015      2 comments

I read a lot of articles on this website. Six a day. And most of the articles on nutrition say to listen to my body and stop eating when I am full. They also say to not start eating if I am not hungry. OK. Got it. nutrition track... Read more
my shape isn't "shapely"
Thursday, December 03, 2015      2 comments

I've been working on getting into shape. Actually working pretty hard, so I took measurements today. Hips and chest same measurement; waist, 1/2 inch more. Apparently the shape I'm getting into is a rectangle! But it is better than a circle.... Read more
Saturday, November 14, 2015      1 comments

I hate being sick. It interferes with life so much. I can't go to play practice. I had to miss a day of work (hard, when I only work one or two days a week), and that put co-workers in a bind. I had to cancel reading with my grandson (no voi... Read more

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