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  • sensational saturday

    12/7/2019 6:17:04 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I had a lovely half hour walk , I love walking with snow on the ground it is so pretty and the air feels crisp and the sun feels warm A Clean House All ashtrays and cigarettes thrown out,,,,,, Candles lit and glowing Husband home from hospital Josh made us lasagna... Read more

  • Wow! Snowflake photos. Miraculous.

    12/7/2019 2:00:05 PM, by CTUPTON
    QkF_jV5wfrKImVw_ddI36qjg7sBm0Yk I will try to add some photos here more are on the link ENJOY! chris 46... Read more

  • Atrial Fibrillation graphic explanation

    12/7/2019 1:24:43 PM, by CTUPTON
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  • Aloha Smiles

    12/6/2019 7:16:55 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Happy Aloha Friday everyone I had a beautiful half hour walk in the snow and was kissed by the sun A cocoa coffee , warm and sweet and chocolaty Reading by the pellet stove My husband is up walking and sitting in a chair He may be coming home tomorrow !!!! A sma... Read more

  • Photo frames--have you tried this?

    12/6/2019 11:14:52 AM, by CTUPTON

    I just now noticed this "new" thing. It probably isn't new at all!
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  • How to help a caregiver

    12/5/2019 9:43:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • thankfully thursday

    12/5/2019 7:27:53 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I am so very thankful for so many things lately.... That I can see to write this blog That i vacuumed although I left some wood pellets on the wood floor For a nice healthy lunch with my daughter at Hot table A pannini with chicken cheese artichokes roasted mushroom peppers ... Read more

  • waiting wednesday

    12/4/2019 7:51:08 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Just a short note to let everyone know who is praying for my husband he is out of surgery, Yesterday we arrived at the hospital around 9 and he was in surgery at 130 to 530 he did well. Today he was supposed to be operated on at 1030 also more delays and the operation started around one and was ... Read more

  • My to do list today

    12/3/2019 3:58:02 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • December - DO NOT FEAR - work and build strength

    12/3/2019 10:28:04 AM, by LINDAF49

    December - last month of the year - and Dr says NO FEAR!!! you are in good health for your age and many conditions so keep going forward. Yesterday was heart Dr day - new one to me and really appreciated his simple straightforward talk, explanations, listening and planning for future. Aorta i... Read more

  • Miracles on Monday

    12/2/2019 7:27:38 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    We didn't get as much snow or ice as predicted ... so I walked in the snow a great workout and should sleep well tonight My husbands surgery got pushed back to a later hour easier commute, time for breakfast tomorrow A friend my husband works with drove by to plow the driveway w... Read more

  • sunday blessings

    12/1/2019 8:55:41 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    A crisp cold half hour walk time alone with bird songs and sun fluffed pillows ice, and soup for the husband Miss Misha giving me extra exercise with her whining today . Propping up the pellet bag and scooping and filling instead of lifting and pouring, Seeing my son outside and sho... Read more

  • special saturday

    11/30/2019 6:37:14 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I went for a half hour walk this morning it was cold and I was stiff from all the hospital sitting. Boy did it feel good to get out and about , The sun was so bright i waved to a neighbor but not sure which one, My daughter called said she was headed to the hospital with a bagel and coffee, Sh... Read more

  • Lack of cravings. Is it possible?

    11/30/2019 5:14:45 PM, by CTUPTON

    Something has changed! For over 5 weeks now I have been able to stick to a food plan because my cravings are not killing me. Never before have I felt like this. I sure hope it lasts. chris... Read more

  • happy aloha prayers answered friday

    11/29/2019 7:01:44 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    As some of you know my husband was to have surgery on his cartoid artery in his neck to get rid of plaque, His original surgery date was to be tuesday but it was just changed to the friday after thanksgiving, We were to be at the hospital at 6 am, Thanksgiving night they called to say surgery... Read more

  • Happy Healthy Thanksgiving

    11/28/2019 9:07:28 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Hope you all have a happy healthy thanksgiving Everyone PLEASE be KIND to yourself Enjoy the day and your blessings Spread the love Keep looking for Hugs , Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • Don't Let stress take you for a swirl

    11/27/2019 12:50:54 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Everyone knows the holidays are on the way . With them come a multitude of stress and many different kinds. Financial ,family dynamics, high expectation ,are just some of the stresses. Now add family members missed ,what to say and do about holiday questions, the list goes on and on. This year fo... Read more

  • Krispies or no Krispies! That is is the question.

    11/26/2019 12:08:49 AM, by 2DAWN4

    My grandmother would always make the yummy recipe of Buckeyes using rice krispies. The recipe has been passed down to my mom who made it for years with rice krispies. Recently, I tasted buckeyes that had no krispies in them. They were good but I think I prefer the krispies. What is your choice? ... Read more

  • Ear this!

    11/24/2019 12:58:08 AM, by 2DAWN4

    I have had an earache on and off for the past few days. I have tried a few home remedies and then have used over the counter ear drops. I think it is getting worse so on Monday, I will call my doctor. I usually get sick right before Thanksgiving so I am following my won tradition! Hope none ... Read more

  • Good night all!

    11/22/2019 12:57:17 AM, by 2DAWN4

    Sweet dreams to all!... Read more

  • A time and season for everything!

    11/20/2019 12:54:07 AM, by 2DAWN4

    “The only constant in life is change”-Heraclitus The above words are so true and I have been reminded of this statement over and over again the last few months. It seems like everything is changing everywhere I go but I am glad that the one thing is changing is my weight. Glad to be dow... Read more

  • Idle hands vs. busy hands

    11/19/2019 12:33:02 AM, by 2DAWN4

    It seems that when my hands are idle, I tend to keep them busy by eating. I figured out some ways to keep my hands busy until the urges pass. Here are just a few tricks that work for me. 1. Text a friends or family member. I am lucky to have a big,extended family and a close circle of frie... Read more

  • Take time to snack!

    11/17/2019 11:57:52 PM, by 2DAWN4

    I love to try healthy snacks and sometimes not so healthy ones as well. My top five snacks are: Fresh fruit...any kind . Popcorn Low Fat String cheese Hummus and ... Read more

  • I need to learn to do the DAK

    11/17/2019 6:12:36 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    This morning i awoke to screaming pain in my hip. Funny when I went to bed it was fine. I share a Queen bed with the hubby and my fat cat smoky. By sharing I mean I get a tiny corner and they get three quarters of the bed. I do remember an after midnight stroll to use the facilities and I ... Read more

  • Take time to dance!

    11/16/2019 12:55:33 AM, by 2DAWN4

    Today, while walking down an aisle in a store, an all-time favorite song of mine came across the speakers. Without thinking about it, my feet started to dance. I did a little fancy footwork right there in the toy aisle. It got me thinking as to what songs I will always stop and move my feet too.... Read more

  • Do you have a favorite holiday movie? Here is a list to jog your memory...

    11/15/2019 6:45:55 PM, by CTUPTON
    -movies-list/ I like the Grinch movie. chris... Read more

  • Life on life's Terms

    11/15/2019 3:00:00 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " We don't live life on our terms. It's life on life's terms or not at all." Alex O'Loughlin That one statement gave me so much peace . It gave me hope . It was a huge light bulb that exploded in my head with YES that is the answer, You see I have been fighting , fighting with my self ... Read more

  • Weigh every day???

    11/14/2019 4:54:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    7. Keep track of your progress. Weighing in at least once a day and keeping track of food intake is essential for most NWCR members." NWCR National Weight Control Registry I have heard lately to weigh everyday. Is this new?... Read more

  • Two more vacation days!

    11/14/2019 12:57:34 AM, by 2DAWN4

    I have been on a stay-cation all week and have enjoyed every minute of it. I have not stuck to any of my project plans but every day I have done something fun!... Read more