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car mishaps and bad weather
Sunday, February 25, 2018      5 comments

Today my oldest dear daughter DD asked to take our car to work. 20 minutes later we got a call that she had been in a fender bender We got to the accident and gingerly approached as all the surfaces were covered in a slick film of ice No ... Read more
Pops and fevers
Saturday, February 10, 2018      1 comments

I went to a great Pops concert last night. At the start of the concert my cell phone which was silenced was vibrating like crazy. Took a quick look. My daughter (who was in emergency yesterday)was freaking out. Her temperature was spiking and ... Read more
I’m back
Thursday, February 08, 2018      5 comments

I am back with renewed vigour. For the first time ever I am having a higher blood pressure. I’ve been sorting through eating plans. There is a lot of contradicting advice. Doing my best. Have had a pretty successful month. To date have lost... Read more
My 11 day cruise to panama with my 90 year old mother
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      8 comments

I was so blessed that my mother asked me to accompany her on this cruise. My husband reluctantly agreed to let me go and he would take care of the house and kids. ... Read more
My difficult year, grieving and love.
Monday, March 31, 2014      5 comments

I had a very difficult year. A year ago my sister was diagnosed with a rare, treatment resistant cancer that is genetically linked. She asked for me not share this information with anyone but my immediate family and my husband. In August she w... Read more
10 years from now
Monday, July 15, 2013      6 comments

Spark coach had a session a few days ago where you were suppose to visualise 10 years from now. who you would be with, what you would be doing etc. Its hard to imagine 10 years from now but it really made me realise that in 10 years from now ... Read more
Saturday, June 09, 2012      7 comments

I turned 49 yesterday which means that today is the first day of my 50th year. Yikes. I thought I'd be at goal weight but the journey I took didn't lead me there. Instead I gained. Sigh. Things I can control is what I put in my mouth and how ... Read more
Lets turn this thing around.
Sunday, April 15, 2012      7 comments

I had a very disappointing weigh in today . This is following a series of weight gains over time instead of weight loss. How do I make this day/ week more successful? I have the exercise down I believe. I think its just the eating/ snacking... Read more
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      9 comments

Weighed myself this morning. I thought about waiting another few days as I did a killer workout yesterday and was thinking about DOMS. Well I'm glad I did but am sorry I waited so long. I am up 10 pounds. Yep ten pounds. The last time I weigh th... Read more
my beautiful run
Saturday, December 10, 2011      6 comments

This morning my ds had a hockey tournament to go to and I was wondering what exercise to fit in to the day. I'm finally feeling better and so I want to start getting my cardio back. It was cold outside so I went into my basement to go on an exer... Read more
revised december plan
Sunday, December 04, 2011      6 comments

I was going to try to eat 1500 cals/day to try and get some of this weight off for christmas. Not working so well. I go into a deprivation/binging/ feeling sorry for myself loop which is non productive and not healthy. I think I'm better ... Read more
My plan for preparing for christmas.
Monday, November 21, 2011      5 comments

I have 5 weeks until christmas. I have been maintaining my weight eating about 1700 cals per day with little physical exertion since september. The theory that I have to eliminate 500 cals/day to lose a pound a week will be the theory for my ... Read more
Frustration and the bright side too.
Thursday, November 03, 2011      7 comments

When I feel okay, I congratulate myself for not gaining weight during this time . When I feel not so good ,I feel frustrated that I haven't lost weight but am in a holding pattern. I never thought I would miss exercise,but I really do. I miss... Read more
bits and bites
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      4 comments

Went grocery shopping today at a food store where they have a toy monkey swinging from the ceiling. When my kids were little they loved that store for the monkey. I got very nostalgic for little kids and realised how important it is to live in t... Read more
Lemonade from lemons.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      4 comments

I wrote a blog yesterday singing the blues about being ill and also have sick family members around me. I may delete that blog as I do not want to dwell in the negative but put a positive spin on the situation Today in a fresh light, the pos... Read more

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