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Two years later...
Monday, March 28, 2016      13 comments

Yep, it was exactly two years ago today that I last got on here and put down my deepest (and not so deep) thoughts. I thought I was starting over. But alas, something derailed me at the time, and I have no idea what it was. I'm sure I thought I ... Read more
Time to face the music
Friday, March 28, 2014      4 comments

Yep, I'm a champion at being in denial emoticon The thing is when I look in the mirror I don't really see a fat pe... Read more
Hello again
Sunday, September 25, 2011      4 comments

I don't know where the summer went! I know fall only officially started on Friday, but it has felt like it's been here a few weeks. I do know that I have NOT been on track and I have no more time to waste. I went to the doctor this past week ... Read more
Circle of Life
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      4 comments

Just returned yesterday from spending a few days with DH's family after his mother died last week. She had been declining the last several months and she was ready to go. We were so happy that she got to meet her youngest great grandson when ... Read more
Today's Poll
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      4 comments

Today's poll was especially interesting to me and I was heartened by it. The question was "Has your significant other ever made you feel bad or embarrassed about your weight?" I answered it with my loving DH in mind, with a resounding "NO"!! ... Read more
Brief Pity Party....OK it's Over
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      5 comments

I'm in a bit of a funk today. I know I'm just tired and I'll be fine but.... Came into work where we have had 29 call-ins so far due to weather and people not getting in. Almost 50 of us stayed over last night. I'm working six days this we... Read more
New Concept in Healthcare
Friday, January 28, 2011      6 comments

The hospital system that my husband and I both work for sent us a letter outlining changes for 2012. Several years ago they initiated a $40/month Wellness credit to be applied against our insurance if we completed an annual physical and had rou... Read more
I'm conflicted over who should win the NFC Championship
Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

emoticon Yes, there are many things in the world that are far more important. But the matchup between the Chicago... Read more
Day 17
Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

Yep, I'm finishing up day 17 with no Diet Coke. My youngest daughter checks up on me every day via text to make sure I'm staying strong. She's already asking me if my clothes are getting looser yet ... Read more
2011 WILL be the Year!!!
Monday, January 03, 2011      3 comments

I had a birthday a couple of weeks ago.....59. Not terribly important except for the fact that it means I will turn 60 this year!!! As the kids say, "OMG". It doesn't seem even remotely possible, but it is and I'm grateful for it. But I do n... Read more
Words to Live By
Friday, October 15, 2010      5 comments

The best six doctors anywhere And no one can deny it Are sunshine, water, rest, and air Exercise and diet. These six will gladly you attend ...If only you are willing Your mind they'll ease Your will they'll mend And charge you n... Read more
Love My Girls
Thursday, September 23, 2010      2 comments

Had a brief, but terrifying scare on Monday. With my family history of breast cancer including losing my sister at 36, my older daughter decided to have a mammogram last Friday. On Monday, she got a voice mail from the doctor asking her to cal... Read more
I WON'T Grow Old!
Thursday, September 16, 2010      5 comments

I read this uncredited quote the other day...."You won't grow old until regrets replace dreams. " I'm still dreaming and have few regrets so I guess I can stay young for a while yet. Hope you are all able to count your blessings and do a litt... Read more
The Weekend of Heat
Thursday, September 09, 2010      1 comments

We've been back for a few days now, but I thought I'd share some of last weekend. Friday at 4:00 PM in Tempe, AZ it was 111 degrees - I am sure that's a personal record for me. DH said, "Let's take a walk just so we can say we did it" ... Read more
Dry Heat is Still HOT!
Thursday, September 02, 2010      3 comments

I'm flying to Phoenix this afternoon to meet up with DH at his daughter's. I just checked the weather and saw that it's supposed to be 107 today and 109 tomorrow ... Read more

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