Being the only one in the crowd
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      7 comments

Three times in the past week I had occasion to do some summer holiday dining with friends, and I was so surprised to be the only really health conscious person in any of the groups! My friends ate whatever was in front of them regardless of the... Read more
Thursday, July 05, 2012      10 comments

I just got back from a Weight Watchers meeting. It wasn't my regular Wednesday meeting, so none of my WW buddies were there. As a result, I didn't share my GOOD NEWS, and I have to do that somewhere or BURST, so I will share it here...I was down... Read more
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      8 comments

I have calmed down mentally since Friday night's trip to the dentist. I have yet to pursue the oral surgery that is needed, but have used the occasion to hone my food choices even more. I just don't fool around very much with my food anymore, an... Read more
Friday, June 29, 2012      2 comments

I haven't been to the dentist in almost a year. The last couple of times I went it was just so the doctor could glue in a post and crown that kept falling out. The last time it fell out I couldn't find it for days, so I never returned with it. t... Read more
Thursday, June 28, 2012      6 comments

Just watched the Spark video YOU CAN DO IT that was on Spark Guy Chris Downey's friend feed and it really motivated me. I need a jump start every so often, like most of us, and this was it for me today. My new goal, and I will put it on my goal ... Read more
Two hungry grey kitties
Friday, June 22, 2012      12 comments

This week I had a little visitor every morning at my front door. She's the tiny charcoal grey cat that has a tiny face and a big belly. She always looks pregnant, and maybe she is. She's very ferral and I wouldn't even want to pet her , but she ... Read more
The best birthday
Thursday, June 21, 2012      10 comments

My birthday was so special this year just because of the people that I spent it with, and all the friends I've made at Spark who sent greetings and goodies,and the friends that sent greetings on facebook, and in person. This year nothing wen... Read more
Monday, June 18, 2012      11 comments

TOMORROW IS MY BIRTHDAY. I'm taking today to get used to the idea, so it won't come as such a shock tomorrow. LOL ... Read more
Small goals, Big joy
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      8 comments

For the longest time I have dreamed of picking up a light salad for dinner and driving to the water to eat and relax. Sometimes I do that after church for lunch, but the sun is out, it's hot in the middle of the day and then I have to get back t... Read more
Still battling the bloat
Saturday, June 02, 2012      6 comments

I'm still battling the bloat. Part of the problem is that it is just from the waist down, mostly my lower legs and feet, because i sit just about all day in my wheelchair. i have been trying to put my legs up and it helps a bit, but not a lot. N... Read more
Fighting fluid retention
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      11 comments

It's a rainy day again today but it's okay because I'm starting to get rid of the bloat. This has been the worst year for fluid retention that I can remember, as my body reacts to every change in the weather as never before. In April when the te... Read more
Memorial memories
Monday, May 28, 2012      4 comments

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Take time to unwind
Friday, May 25, 2012      5 comments

As I come to the end of the week, I notice a bit of a difference in my anxiety level in that I'm a lot calmer and less stressed out than when the week began. I had a few bad days when I didn't feel too well, and some blues along the way as I mis... Read more
Decisions, decisions
Tuesday, May 22, 2012      6 comments

Today I'm experiencing the results of positive decisions I made for me. They're really small in the grand scheme of things, but like practice strokes in a golf game, they help you shoot for the long range goal. First, I cancelled my lawn guy fo... Read more
Know better, do better
Friday, May 18, 2012      6 comments

In his book WEIGHT LOSS BOSS, CEO OF Weight Watchers, David Kirchhoff tells you that getting to your lifetime weight goal is about making yourself and your health a priority. He speaks from experience, and so do I, when I say that for me, that ... Read more

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