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A Houseful of Men totally by Accident!
Thursday, March 13, 2014      0 comments

Wednesday was an interesting day in Leroy Ohio..anther blizzard condition, high winds and housebound. We had 8 inches of snow before it was all over with. Around 4 pm, The plow truck belonging to son, Paul got buried in our upper drive, and t... Read more
Long Term Bullets.....The Moving Targets in my Life!
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      0 comments

You know, setting long term goals for me is like hitting a moving target. What I wanted in June 2010 is quite different than what I want for my life now. Back then, I was facing about 300 pounds to lose, I was still thinking I would not retir... Read more
Cooking Ahead
Monday, March 03, 2014      2 comments

Today is housebound weather, again, although plow truck did come and also shoveled walks, cleaned car around 11. Just so frigid, -14 windchill, just staying warm. We are on water conserve as the ecosystem is frozen and we are running on reserv... Read more
Marching Forward!
Sunday, March 02, 2014      1 comments

The last few days of February, although not entirely happy, were significant in setting the stage for March. My son was 41, damn I feel old, weather still miserable at -4 windchill today, ate well but set the high end of limits 2 days in a row,... Read more
Getting Over Myself..Happy
Monday, February 24, 2014      1 comments

After a momentary lapse of happy, I had a great Sunday, the day was cold but Sunny. Showered, and felt thinner, I usually weigh only every couple of weeks, however hopped on the scales and down another 2.6 pounds, putting me at 351.6..a loss no... Read more
Solemn Saturday
Saturday, February 22, 2014      0 comments

I was out with friends last evening, had a good time and good visit, ran into several people I had not seen for sometime. Went to bed reasonably early, a restless night. Got up, reshowered, and had several rapid phone calls, all from people wit... Read more
Updating and Restating My Goals...Again!
Thursday, February 20, 2014      0 comments

SP coaching says to restate my goals. I try very hard not to obsess over the long haul. It would make me crazy, I think. I began at 535 pounds, 6/1/2010. I call it my "Mirror, Mirror on the wall day." The day I knew I was fed up, a prisoner... Read more
Monday House Mouse
Monday, February 17, 2014      0 comments

I am hiding out today, even the cat got the message. I am backed up on home computer work, research, devotionals, and house cleaning. Just took the day to prioritize and organize. I Did hop out to get 200 pounds of rock salt, bracing for O... Read more
Catching Up a With Myself
Saturday, February 15, 2014      1 comments

Today, is Saturday, and a day of collecting thoughts and action. It is peaceful, no weather storms, slightly warmer. Water was trucked in from the city, so on the laundry train, and using today to figure out my week. Got weighed today, hit 18... Read more
Santina's Own Recipes...Gaining Confidence
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      1 comments

I have written before of my five generation Italian heritage, both Tuscan and Neapolitan, and my love odf cooking and feeding others. As I am 4th generation on my fathers side and second generation on my Mom's Tuscan side born in America, we h... Read more
Home Cooking Modified
Monday, February 10, 2014      3 comments

My mother, Grandma Louise, Age 89 has been with me for almost a week. She is traditional Italian the whole way, and although she does little cooking these days...we choose too per her, she loves to due revise our cooking activities. We 3 siste... Read more
Caregiving and Happy
Sunday, February 09, 2014      0 comments

Well this has been a week, my 89 year old Mom, Grandma Louise, has arrived at my house for a 5-day visit, such a joy. We are so blessed by her spirit, happy attitude, and still with such a keen mind and interest in life. We are focusing on com... Read more
"Fueling the Fires"
Monday, February 03, 2014      1 comments

This has been a turbulent week. Won a battle with myself, over Bourbon, and fueled my ability to not EMO eat and drink. Won a battle with a court claim, and fueled my pocketbook. Won a battle heading off another man looking for a wife, fue... Read more
"Chronicle and Celebrate My Progress"
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      2 comments

Today, I celebrate my progress and for my appreciation of life: >today at weigh in I passed 175 pound total loss, teaching 177.2 pounds lost since 6/1/2010, Beginning at 535 pounds. >today is day 103 on SparkPeople, I have lost 37.2 poun... Read more
"What is that green bracelet?"
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      1 comments

We are deep in the reality of true winter, yet today is bright, the sun and snow glare requires sunglasses. It's bright in my life in general. I have reached some milestones, that I will summarize tomorrow, all giving me great hope for my imp... Read more

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