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Monday, October 02, 2017      2 comments

BP seems to be pretty well regulated, and I'm getting back into the swing of tracking everything. I can already feel a little difference around my middle, so I'm going to try and not focus on it, just on the trillions of mini-decisions we have ... Read more
Nutritional Goals; how do you....?
Tuesday, September 26, 2017      3 comments

So, I've gotten through the icky Dr. appointments I'd scheduled, and have been monitoring the dang BP, which tends now to be too low. I've been tracking my diet pretty well, although I'm shocked at the nutritional deficits I'm running. I t... Read more
Too Low?...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      5 comments

Okay, I said I'd trust the doc, but the ol' BP registered 112/65 and 109/63 last night and this afternoon it 125/73. I guess the new combo of medicine is doing it's work, but what a roller coaster! I've decided as long as I'm feeling dec... Read more
And the struggle is...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      5 comments

BP is coming down on the new meds, but not enough. So, another change to the medications this week. We'll see. I asked her about exercising...she said for right now, she wants me only to walk for two 15 minute periods per day. Now, the r... Read more
At the bottom of the Freakin' Hill...
Thursday, September 14, 2017      4 comments

...and starting to push the stone again! I have gone through the mill in more ways than one over the past two years. Now, I have high blood pressure and am at the heaviest I've ever been. My healthy habits were a constant source of stre... Read more
Hot Stones
Monday, August 31, 2015      2 comments

So, on my birthday spa day, I received a hot stone massage. OMG! I've had one other massage in my life, which was incredible....but OMG! This thing that happened to me on Saturday...I'm just not the same person, nor will I ever be again. Thi... Read more
...and then there was this!
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      4 comments

So, the last blog was "Success!" which is followed by a dear, dear husband making me a big-a banana split last night when I mentioned to the ether that I wished for a load of ice cream. Okay, it was a beautiful ice cream sculpture...and it was ... Read more
Monday, August 24, 2015      3 comments

Back from vacation, and although the travel day was a loss, I can call vacation a TOTAL success! I made sure to do at least 30 minutes of "exercise" walking, along with all the regular movement that comes with being on vacation. In addition, o... Read more
Recipe Ya'll Requested
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      1 comments

Hi! Yep, that chicken recipe was awesome, and I enjoyed the leftovers just as much! Here it is:
pkin-cream-chicken-casserole/ Enjoy! Let me know how you like it! By the way, I found this reci... Read more
I'm Still Here...but Lightly!
Friday, November 21, 2014      6 comments

Hi, Friends! I've been lurking when possible, but waaaayyyy derelict in my posting, talking or anything else. Sorry about that, I've been going nuts with family issues and everything else the fall brings. Challenging, but not altogether bad..... Read more
All Done...!!!!
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      5 comments

No! Breathe! Chill... I don't mean I'm done with SP, or done with learning healthier ways...I'm done with my self-flagellating pity party! I'm so glad that I reached out to a few friends this time around with Spark People. Even though y... Read more
UGH, just, UGH
Monday, November 03, 2014      3 comments

Well, I've really done it this time. I TOTALLY BINGED OVER THE WEEKEND ON HALLOWEEN CANDY!!!!! I don't know what happened, except thaton Saturday hubs and I had LOTS left over, all dumped into a big old bucket. We sat on the sofa, ... Read more
The Weird, Conflicted Day
Monday, October 13, 2014      2 comments

Hey, ya'll. First off, THE HOT RODS WERE AMAZING! All weekend they were smokin' up and down coastal highway. They are all American muscle cars back to beautiful antique cars. Makes me feel sorry for the couple of BMWs and Mercedes we saw the... Read more
Love Means....
Monday, September 29, 2014      3 comments

Marriage is a tricky thing, really. People don't stay the same unless they're dead, and marriage requires and hopes that as the two change they change together and learn to share their new selves fully, bravely and patiently. At least, that's ... Read more
Confessions of a Scale-A-Phobe
Monday, September 22, 2014      4 comments

So, I did it! I waited the month and holding my breath and stepping as lightly as I could, I climbed on the scale this morning. I've lost 5-10 pounds this past month! So, why the frizzy number? Why hasn't my ticker changed? Here's the confe... Read more

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