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Week 2 Continues
Wednesday, September 30, 2020      7 comments

It's not really week 2 but that's what I'm calling it. It is amazing to me how I can be flying high one day and down the next. Had some challenges at work last week and it messed me up and all my plans were trashed. Not getting into it... Read more
Week 1 Successes
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      4 comments

I completed week 1 of my new adventure and I feel like I am doing okay. Food is still a bit of a challenge. I am on the see food diet when there's something like chips or sweets available. Answer to that is to get them out of the house. ... Read more
I am like the ant moving the rubber tree plant
Saturday, August 29, 2020      6 comments

"Just what makes that little old ant Think he'll move that rubber tree plant Anyone knows an ant, can't Move a rubber tree plant But he's got high hopes He's got high hopes He's got high apple pie In the sky hopes" I have dec... Read more
And the beat goes on
Sunday, August 16, 2020      6 comments

Another day, week, month in lockdown. Nothing changes, no one learns, more people become infected with covid, and, sadly, die. Those of us that follow the guidance are safely at home, or wearing masks and social distancing while in public, even ... Read more
New Month
Sunday, August 02, 2020      5 comments

I am doing a bit better with food and exercise and continue to make tweaks to things every day. Last week was vacation and honestly I don't remember much about it because every day was the same as the previous. We did spend an afternoon wi... Read more
Short Blog
Thursday, July 23, 2020      16 comments

I am still here and trying....... but not too hard. Work is super stressful and I have lost some of my organization because I learned that being organized takes time. In any case, I am still trying. I never quit. I might fail at the m... Read more
6/26 Better Week
Friday, June 26, 2020      8 comments

This week has been a good one. All quiet on the home front. The kitchen is finished. It came out great. We are done with the crazy cabinet guy. I still have some boxes to unpack but I have an excuse. ... Read more
6/12 Long Week
Friday, June 12, 2020      11 comments

This has been a long week on many fronts. I slipped a bit on my plan. I think it was because of many factors. Work was INSANE. We are in the midst of 2 huge enterprise projects and on top of that a bunch of little projects were added on ... Read more
1-Week Progress
Friday, June 05, 2020      10 comments

A week has passed since I started buckling down on my eating and kicked up my exercise. I have been following the weight watchers plan and really cut down on my snacking, which was definitely two-thirds of the problem. I've really steppe... Read more
Oh the ups and downs
Saturday, May 30, 2020      11 comments

In general, I am well. I have a roof over my head, a job to go to, and people that love me. I am still struggling with consistency in food and exercise. I have gained about 5 lbs on top of my 4lbs from vacation in February. Right now I'm in the... Read more
Still Working on Basics
Thursday, May 14, 2020      12 comments

How easy is it to get in a funk and forget all the great things you learned about yourself and how to take care of yourself. For the past six yea... Read more
Going Back to Basics
Saturday, May 02, 2020      10 comments

I must admit that I have been using my "captivity" as an excuse to eat more. I have purchased foods that had previously been banded. The results are not good. My weight has crept up to an unacceptable number. Truthfully, it had been creeping u... Read more
The End of an Era
Saturday, April 25, 2020      15 comments

Today my uncle was laid to rest. Another victim of Covid-19. He lived in a nursing home for the past 10 months since his last surgery for a broken hip. I think he mostly liked it there since my aunt died and he was all alone. These times ar... Read more
Amplify the good
Saturday, April 11, 2020      13 comments

These are definitely times of uncertainly where things are out of my control. I can only control myself and the goings on within my house, except hubby, of course. LOL! We have been working from home now for a month. Mostly it is okay. I ge... Read more
Shopping Adventure - Our New Norm
Sunday, April 05, 2020      9 comments

Not much has changed in our routine over the past couple of weeks. We are limiting ourselves to one trip to the store a week. We go during the senior shopping hours. I've never been so happy to be a senior. ... Read more

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