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Feeling excited!
Wednesday, January 22, 2020      1 comments

I’ve embraced a whole food, lower carb diet and I feel fantastic. It’s been a while since I’ve experienced mental clarity and energy like this. ... Read more
Feeling sad.
Thursday, August 04, 2016      7 comments

It's been quite a morning and it's only 10:15. I realized I hadn't seen any FB posts from my friend Barbara in a while so I searched her name. I had just reconnected with her in the Spring and was hoping to get together with her sometime soon.... Read more
Staying on track
Monday, February 10, 2014      3 comments

Today I joined a weight loss web site with my daughter. You contribute $10 to the pot and if you meet your weight loss goal (4% of your body weight) then you and whoever else meets their goal, split the pot. Well, so far the pot is $1,970.00 ... Read more
Can't stop the "crazy" roller coaster!
Monday, February 03, 2014      1 comments

Too many things going on lately, kind of makes the head swim! I have to keep reminding myself that I can't "fix" everyone's problems and laying in bed rehashing things isn't beneficial to anyone, specially me. SOOooo, how to improve things... Read more
New goal - run a 10K
Thursday, January 16, 2014      5 comments

I've been looking and looking for a new goal. I'm just one of those folks who needs something to work towards. I need that extra "push" of a deadline. Well, I've decided to run the Capital 10K in Austin. I walked/jogged this race 2 yea... Read more
Things I've learned about my juicer
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      7 comments

I've had my juicer a week now and have really enjoyed making fresh fruit/vegetable juice for myself and my long-suffering hubby. It doesn't take long to figure out that some veggies are a bit "tarter" than others but I just keep telling mys... Read more
Loving my Juicer
Thursday, January 24, 2013      5 comments

Well, today is day two of using my juicer. I bought a Bella brand juicer which runs about $67 on Amazon. I started my day with a lovely juice which consisted of: Grapefruit, 2 celery stalks, 1 cucumber, 1 inch of fresh ginger root, 1/2 ... Read more
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I purchased a juicer. I'm so excited! I've been making fruit/veggie shakes in my blender but now I can try the Reboot type juice fast. I tried my first juice this morning and it really was quite good and refreshing. Now I'm going... Read more
Big surprises
Sunday, December 23, 2012      3 comments

Today is a new day and I'm ready for some CHANGE! A couple of weeks ago I had a partial nephrectomy. Basically a small part of my right kidney was removed along with the nasty little tumor attached to it. The pathology report came back and I ... Read more
Plodding on through the heat
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      0 comments

My daughter and I went on a 2 mile run this morning. Funny how running with a 17 year old really encourages me to run faster ... Read more
Today is a new day!
Tuesday, June 14, 2011      2 comments

Well, this has been a roller coaster month! My daughter got married on May 30th. That was a big part of my goal. I wanted to buy a Mother of the Bride dress that I actually LIKED and felt good in. With that in mind I ran, worked with weig... Read more
adding support
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      3 comments

Well, my daughter, Michelle, and I have decided to work out together at the rec. center and to get the expert advice of a personal trainer. We had our assessment test today so we now know where we stand and what we need to work on. I also lear... Read more
Time to get back to business
Thursday, January 14, 2010      0 comments

Well, i figure it's about time i got off my back side and worked on getting healthy and back in shape. I'm tired of standing behind everyone in family pictures, i'm tired of seeing a picture of my self and cringing. I know what it takes to los... Read more