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DC Trip
Thursday, October 25, 2018      7 comments

We took a quick getaway to visit my god-daughter at college in DC. She was able to spend the weekend with us doing touristy things and then we were on our own for Monday and Tuesday. We visited Lincoln's cottage. Abe Lincoln's sanctuary whe... Read more
I've got the power
Thursday, October 18, 2018      8 comments

There is always room for improvement...... in everything. I started WW in January and became a lifetime member in May at 150. I have recently d... Read more
Every Day is a chance to be Great
Sunday, October 07, 2018      6 comments

Still struggling. Trying to get my mojo back. Two steps forward and one step back but that is okay, I am learning. I have been successful in the past and I will be again. ... Read more
When your cart loses a wheel or the cow is out of the barn
Monday, October 01, 2018      7 comments

In June, I became a lifetime member at WW along with hubby. We were rolling along and doing great. I was cooking a lot, we had greatly reduced our d... Read more
ALZ Walk
Sunday, September 23, 2018      9 comments

Yesterday hubby and I completed the Walk to End ALZ. This is a cause near and dear to our hearts as my mother died from dementia and her sister has it now. Together hubby and I raised over $2000!! I am lucky to have such generous family and f... Read more
Things Rattling Around in my Head
Thursday, August 30, 2018      3 comments

Kind of been in a funk for the past week. Another of my HS classmates died. That makes the 4th one this year. 59 is way too young to leave this earth. I do know that one of these "kids" died from colon cancer and two of the other three had heart... Read more
Sunday, August 26, 2018      11 comments

Sometimes a non-scale victory comes out of no where. You aren't expecting it or looking for it. That's what happened to me today. I was getting a massage this morning when the woman, who's been on maternity leave for the past 3 months, sa... Read more
Post Vacation - Still Working on My Mojo
Sunday, August 12, 2018      5 comments

I was doing great with Weight Watchers and maintaining my weight prior to vacation. Even on vacation I was doing better than I am now. Frankly, I am struggling a little to get my mojo back. I need to go back to basics and go into my obsessi... Read more
What I learned During Vacation
Monday, August 06, 2018      4 comments

Vacation............ but a distant memory now as I am back at work today. But those memories are sweet. Time off, day trips, spending time with friends and family, and ....... food. ... Read more
It's Vacation Time!!
Thursday, July 26, 2018      8 comments

Hubby and I are enjoying a staycation for the next two weeks. We've had a few things to take care of at home and then have done and planned some excursions. On Tuesday we went to the Garden in the Woods. A botanical garden that is about an ... Read more
Am I on Maintenance or Still Trying to Lose?
Wednesday, July 18, 2018      5 comments

I am trying to figure out if I want to lose a few more points or just maintain what I've lost. I'm kind of getting use to where I am but think that I could stand to lose some more weight particularly around the middle. ... Read more
Quick Blog - What's New
Wednesday, July 11, 2018      6 comments

I haven't blogged in a bit so here's a quick recap. I am still on weight watchers and although I want to lose a few more pounds, I seem to be on maintenance. What I mean is that I am not being as diligent at tracking and am eating too much ... Read more
The View is Better Looking Up w/e 6/20
Monday, June 25, 2018      3 comments

I've been away from my routines, my goals, and my plans. Life happens. emoticon I am a planner and when I d... Read more
Spreading the Wealth w/e 6/12
Wednesday, June 13, 2018      7 comments

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results." — Willie Nelson I am not a follower of Willie Nelson but I think this quote is appropriate for me. I have been working at releasing my negativ... Read more
Yes, I Can
Friday, June 01, 2018      4 comments

I have been going to a wellness coach at work for a while now. She has helped me to slowly go from a realist (sometimes negative) person to a (mostly) positive person. Part of that process has been just taking time to think before reacting to ... Read more

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