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IF NOT NOW WHEN??
Friday, August 28, 2020      12 comments

How many months have passed, how many times have I started a weight loss journey only to abandon the plan a few days later, how many 5 lbs have I lost and regained over and over?? Too many that’s how many. On August 12, 2020 I made a commi... Read more
Challenges
Sunday, April 05, 2020      11 comments

Right now the world is facing the Challenge of a lifetime, this Covid Pandemic is unprecedented, the isolation is foreign, the fear is real, this disease is deadly. It is of utmost importance that we adhere to the pleas of our countries to Stay... Read more
A letter to a friend
Friday, December 08, 2017      13 comments

Dear friend: So you blew it yesterday and today is/was the wedding shower. What's done is done and that's all there is to it but tonight and tomorrow are unmapped territories, we can start a new route and tell ourselves we can and we will... Read more
Life on the Farm Continues
Monday, October 16, 2017      12 comments

When I reread my blog Life on the Farm October 15, 2017 this evening, half of it was missing. My computer some nights doesn't want to "compute" Spark People and it was horribly slow last night and isn't much better tonight. So this is a continu... Read more
Life on the Farm, October 15, 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017      8 comments

Even though things are a little topsy turvey at our place with DH suffering with cellulitis in his leg I was determined to make the most of it and have a pleasant, peaceful day. After getting the necessaries done for DH I headed outdoors where ... Read more
As I see it - - - -
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      11 comments

Someone posted this a few days ago and I thought I’d elaborate on it “EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE" "Watch your thoughts, it becomes words." "Watch your words, it becomes actions." "Watch your actions, it becomes habits." "Watch yo... Read more
All fired up!!!
Thursday, October 06, 2016      2 comments

A team member posted this and I hope I am allowed to expand on it, it has impacted me that much and it goes like this: "I heard a report yesterday that we are all at the lowest weight we will be this year and it will take 5 months for most ... Read more
9-9-99
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      6 comments

September 9, 1999, (9-9-99) is the day that my beautiful daughter passed at age 26. Alcohol and Drugs don't mix and they take too many lives and cause so much heartache. My gal was very young when she got into the stuff and although she was in... Read more
Attitude
Sunday, May 22, 2016      6 comments

The dictionary describes attitude as: the way a person views something or tends to behave towards it, often in an evaluative way. Here is how I evaluate my weekend: My bro and his SO (Val) arrived early Friday afternoon, we had lunch... Read more
CHANGES
Friday, May 20, 2016      7 comments

I couldn't get to sleep last night and of course my mind wandered from subject to subject and one of those subjects was Spark People and how much I like being here and how much I've gotten out of being here. I haven't been doing so well about ge... Read more
A calorie is a calorie is a calorie or is it?
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      12 comments

"A Calorie is a unit of heat used to indicate the amount of energy that foods will produce in the human body." OK I get that. But is every calorie burned in our bodies the same way and more importantly do our bodies store all calories in the s... Read more
Getting to know me
Friday, October 30, 2015      9 comments

Where is your cell phone? In my purse!! Spouse? yes and he is such a big teddy bear! Your hair? brunette with grey at temples and a bald spot on the top of my head. Hairdresser says it is just a patch of pure white hair!! Your... Read more
USUALLY
Thursday, October 15, 2015      8 comments

Sugar sugar ---remember that jingle? Had a nice beat---And once again it beat me!! We had a funeral in my family 10 days ago so that meant travelling which meant long hours sitting in a vehicle and also meant stress and unhealthy funeral food.... Read more
Sneaking up on Maintenance!!
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      6 comments

I am 3.4 lbs from MY goal and not what someone else figures I should weigh!! Now to maintain, something that I have never done. Oh, I've been at goal before but immediately the scale started going up and in a hurry!!! My attitude was wrong al... Read more
To go or not to go
Monday, September 07, 2015      3 comments

It is truly fall here in Strathmore, Alberta the past 5 days. Lots of garden/yard work to be done, cattle to round up and bring home and my thoughts are turning to getting away for a bit this winter!! Love that thought, love laying on the beac... Read more

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