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Girlfriend Reunion
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      1 comments

In about two hours, three of my very best friends from high school are arriving for a visit and we are going out to lunch. Mary and I have kept in close contact since high school, but I kind of lost track of Diane and June. We connected through ... Read more
Post Vacation
Monday, October 12, 2009      0 comments

Well it was back to aerobics and back to keeping track and eating the right foods. I have tried to analyze my eating during our week long stay in Aruba. I did stick with a healthy breakfast and included fruits and vegetables each day. Lunches we... Read more
Friday, October 02, 2009      2 comments

This summer on the Cape was a challenging one for gardeners. It rained so much and was cool until mid July. I was pretty much ready to give it up for a lost season, but my peas and beans must have loved that weather. The squash did not fair so w... Read more
Have you noticed?
Thursday, October 01, 2009      2 comments

I don't know if you have noticed this, but I find myself saying to my husband, my friend on Spark People said or did this or that. I guess that means that SP has really become one of my social groups. That puts a smile on my face. You can never ... Read more
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      3 comments

My husband and I are going to Aruba with his brother and wife. Yesterday I was thinking about the trip and a memory of almost 30 years ago surfaced. I was only 28 and had just been through the difficult year when my first husband had been diagno... Read more
Are you making a difference?
Monday, September 28, 2009      0 comments

The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention. - Barbara Walters This was from one of SP email messages today. It really hit home because I have been struggling with the fact that being retired now I have so much more ti... Read more
Sciatica Update
Saturday, September 26, 2009      1 comments

I guess two days of rest really helped my to feel better. I even went on a 10 mile bike ride today and still feel fine. Did lots of stretching today.... Read more
Thursday, September 24, 2009      0 comments

My sciatica has given me problems over the years and I have gone through physical therapy for it in the past. When I started out with SP I was experiencing some pain in that area, but I just used the stretches and icing that I was taught by the... Read more
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      0 comments

As I enjoy a 1/2 cup of lowfat vanilla ice cream, with one tablespoon Hershey's lite Chocolate Syrup, and 7 walnut halves broken over the top, I'm so glad I have given up my glass of wine with supper. It frees up these extra calories so i can en... Read more
Monday, September 21, 2009      1 comments

I had a great time this past weekend with my husband. We enjoy visiting the coast of Maine. It was so last minute though that I did not pre-plan for how I was going to navigate through my eating. The first day we left before breakfast, so a... Read more
Hiking Weekend
Thursday, September 17, 2009      0 comments

My DH and I are leaving early tomorrow morning to go to Maine coast. We have a favorite hiking area and of course, Freeport for shopping.... Read more
My "Trouble" Spot
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      2 comments

As part of the strategy for my current stage in the SP program I am supposed to post a blog about my trouble spot. Well pick one? There's that love of anything salty and crunchy, like tostitos, chips, popcorn. I am trying to tackle this by... Read more
Ready, Fire, Aim
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      1 comments

I spent a few hours working on my bathroom today. We have been living in our house for nine years now. We built the house ourselves and were a bit rushed to get moved in so decorating decisions were made quickly. We have now decided it is time t... Read more
Down 3 1/2 pounds
Monday, September 14, 2009      1 comments

I guess it was not necessary to be so nervous about the weigh-in. I'm now thinking, I should have known that if I stuck below 1300 calories and continued with my cardio and strength that I should have known it would happen. I do have to admit th... Read more
Weigh In tomorrow
Sunday, September 13, 2009      0 comments

I do my weigh in and measurements on Monday. I have worked very hard this week to stay below 1300 calories, only going over on one day. I only had a glass of wine on Friday when an old friend called and wanted me to meet her for a glass of wine.... Read more

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