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I have become a Spark People advertisement!
Sunday, June 20, 2010      4 comments

I am almost to what I set as my goal for next year. I wanted to get to 210 lbs. by February 7th, next year. I am at 229 lbs. and it hasn't been 6 months since I joined Spark People. I haven't been in the 220's since 1997. I have changed m... Read more
Today, dh needed a brake job on his truck.
Saturday, June 19, 2010      0 comments

We had to have a brake job done on dh's vehicle today. I'm counting my blessings that we were able to pay the bill. I am not binging because of nerves and will have more of a weight loss to report tomorrow, be the Lord Willing. The heat and ... Read more
I have an overhead light in my living room.
Friday, June 18, 2010      2 comments

Two electricians came today and did work on the main level of the house. The plug for the pool filter was not up to code (it was too close to the pool) and they fixed that, so we might work on opening the pool for the summer. The cover fell i... Read more
Three pounds gone.
Thursday, June 17, 2010      3 comments

Three pounds is the most weight I have lost in a week without being sick. Perhaps the hot weather acts like a sauna.... Read more
My prayers were answered.
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      5 comments

Monday night into Tuesday morning, I was awake all night long. When I am stressed, I don't sleep. My mother taught me instead of staying in bed and watching the clock, to get up and read or do something. I didn't go to bed, but decided to wor... Read more
One day at a time.
Saturday, June 12, 2010      3 comments

Today, Saturday, be the Lord Willing, my son and husband hope to put a gate on the catwalk that goes down into our back yard in preparation of getting another rottweiler. We don't know if we have been selected to get her, but having a gate ther... Read more
The blouses my husband bought for me.
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      3 comments

When I weighed 265 lbs. not that long ago, I carried most of my weight on my stomach and abdomen, I still do. KMart was having a sale and I was sick. I asked my husband to go to the store and buy a couple of blouses for me. He came b... Read more
I went for a walk tonight.
Friday, June 04, 2010      3 comments

I counted 15 minutes of heavy cleaning today and did my mile and a tenth walk this evening in 30 minutes. I had to take my shoes and socks off and put on flip flops when I was done. The top of the sock made a ring around my leg as if I had t... Read more
My leg has been acting up. The history of my foot/leg injuries.
Thursday, June 03, 2010      4 comments

When my children were little, I was loading them into our car into their car seats. A Roadway tractor trailer was double parked in the street to the rear of my car. I put my daughter in on the back passenger side and was putting my son in on ... Read more
The chair.
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      4 comments

We went over to our son's last evening at 6 P. M. for a cookout. It started to rain after we got there and our son stood out in the rain bare-chested and grilled on a gas grill. His girlfriend has two boys and the youngest one was dropped off... Read more
Goofing off has a payoff.
Sunday, May 30, 2010      4 comments

I am addicted to being online and looking at the wealth of information about things. I was on Thursday night and decided to do a search for 2X dresses for under $15. I thought second-hand clothing would come up on e-bay or other similar sites,... Read more
Damage control-chores that are no longer a bore.
Saturday, May 29, 2010      7 comments

Dh and I helped clean the church building and he and two other men did the mowing there. We came home and boiled some chicken breasts to make chicken salad. I took a nap while he went to the nursing to take Mom to bingo then he went to the dr... Read more
I am looking into getting another rottweiler.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      4 comments

Today I watched two movies, Norma Rae and Brubaker. I visited Mom at the nursing home and took her laundry over. Dear hubby and I did the grocery shopping this evening and I gave him his B-12 shot. I spent a lot of time pouring over the inter... Read more
Aunt Jean's birthday party.
Monday, May 24, 2010      3 comments

Saturday, we got up early and drove to Dover, Ohio for my husband's aunt Jean's 80 th birthday party. Several of the family had driven there for this event. Jean is not able to walk unaided, but she asked for help in order to show us a fam... Read more
Taking the time to notice the little things.
Friday, May 21, 2010      4 comments

I went outside on the front porch and noticed a bird going to the dandelions that had gone to seed and eating the white puffs of seed. That was a first! I didn't know that anything ate those seeds. Prior to this year, we had put weed killer o... Read more

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