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To blog or not to blog
Saturday, August 08, 2020      6 comments

It's been a loooong time since I've written anything here. I make some positive habit changes, but see no positive change in myself. Scale just isn't my friend. Too much time thinking about that, perhaps. I just want to be healthy. T... Read more
Thankful
Thursday, November 28, 2019      2 comments

We drove long distance to our family holiday gathering. To accomodate work schedules, we celebrated on Tues, instead of Thurs (today.) I'd done lots of baking, brought extra food (whether it was needed or not) ... Read more
Letting go
Monday, October 14, 2019      7 comments

I've been extremely stressed about everything, lately. About everything and everybody. It had really gotten me down. I was looking for a meme, of all things, pertaining to it....and happened upon an article about letting go. My first thought was... Read more
Sometimes
Saturday, May 04, 2019      2 comments

Sometimes: the one you lean on for support also needs a shoulder to lean on. the one who is always smiling is actually crying inside. the one who takes care of you needs you to also take care of them. the one you envy doesn't have the pe... Read more
Excuse my ramblings
Tuesday, April 09, 2019      3 comments

I'm the person who doesn't think that disagreeing means an argument. I don't think that when one steps down from leadership, it has to mean that they disappear from the group entirely. Why not still stay involved? Atho, sometimes it's n... Read more
Words R important
Sunday, December 09, 2018      2 comments

"Sticks & stones will break my bones But, words will never hurt me." I remember repeating that. Do you? Words ARE important. They can build you up or break you down. They DO hurt. They can build confidence, or break ones confi... Read more
Good reports make our day
Monday, January 15, 2018      2 comments

Over the years, DH had had high cholesterol readings that worried us, and an addicting soda habit. 7+ months ago, there was blood work; a very rude awakening. Results from the blood work revealed high blood pressure, high cholesterol (stil... Read more
More painting. More cleaning.
Thursday, July 06, 2017      2 comments

Have gone for 3 days of painting & cleaning, so far. Making progress! I had also discovered that the wire closet racks were filthy. I had no clue how I was 'sposed to get THOSE clean. SIL recommended a certain all-purpose cleaner, elbow grea... Read more
Healthy changes
Thursday, June 22, 2017      4 comments

We're on a mission to eat healthier, at our house. I'm finding out that a recipe I may've balked-at-first-glance, may actually be good stuff. Recently, we've tried spinach flour tortillas. Used them, first, in a pizza recipe (using the ... Read more
Wake up call
Sunday, June 04, 2017      3 comments

Sometimes, we're just in a rut, without even thinking much about it. One gets busy with the everyday stuff. Each day runs into the next & next thing ya know.....you haven't gotten much done, not made those healthy choices you knew you ought to... Read more
Sewing thru the storm
Thursday, January 30, 2014      1 comments

There seems to be no end in sight for our snow & arctic blasts. There is nothing like bundling up in double layers to shovel snow, but still feeling the air cut right through you. I haven't been out in the last couple days, at all, b/c of the ... Read more
Lap Quilt Pix
Saturday, October 26, 2013      4 comments

These pix were taken when I was basting the layers together. I just finished it all off, yesterday. I do the patchwork by machine, making sure to zig zag all raw edges. We've had bad luck with gifts that did not have raw edges done like that ... Read more
A meet & greet with our fearless leader :)
Thursday, August 16, 2012      6 comments

I'm a shy person by nature. But, the older I get, the more I realize that I need to grab on to the opportunity when it presents itself. B/c you never know when or if you'll get that chance again. On our road trip across the country to see DD,... Read more
I met a SPfriend! Pix included
Friday, September 30, 2011      12 comments

My trip last week was to see my siblings in order to bury our mom’s ashes. Mom passed away two years ago, but my siblings were waiting for when I could come out and visit…so we could bury them together. And, while that is a somber reason for t... Read more
Before & After pix ... 45 lbs difference
Thursday, August 25, 2011      22 comments

My "BEFORE" avatar. May 2010, I weighed in @ my DRs appt @ 166 pounds. When I joined SP a couple week... Read more

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