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Daily Passage (copied)
Monday, October 29, 2018      8 comments

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Happy Thanksgiving
Monday, October 08, 2018      12 comments

What a beautiful day it is here in southern Ontario. It is 73*F (and feels like 77*) [I still have trouble thinking in Celsius but it is 23*C and feels like 25*C)] We are not cooking a turkey. Our daughter was here on Saturday (minus he... Read more
Happy Anniversary
Thursday, September 20, 2018      20 comments

Today is the anniversary of the day I discovered Spark People fourteen years ago. How well I remember that night. When we first got on the internet, I started looking for help with losing weight. Back on that Monday night, Spark People entere... Read more
Home Again
Wednesday, September 19, 2018      12 comments

I left Ontario on August 29. It was August 30 by the time I got to Nova Scotia. My sister met the train and took me on many wonderful day trips while I was there. On Sunday my train was scheduled for 4:06 p.m. We went for one last visi... Read more
Down with Self-Doubt
Monday, September 10, 2018      14 comments

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More Vacation
Saturday, September 08, 2018      11 comments

After we visited the blueberry farm with the sunflowers (yesterday's blog), we went to Johnson's Mills, New Brunswick. We hoped to see some sandpipers. ... Read more
Trueman Blueberry Farms
Friday, September 07, 2018      11 comments

One afternoon, my sister and I drove to Trueman Blueberry Farms in Aulac, New Brunswick. https://www.truemanblueb
erryfarms.com/ She had been there with a friend and wanted me to see the sunflowers. It was beautiful. There ... Read more
Vacation Pictures
Sunday, September 02, 2018      9 comments

Someone asked for some pictures from Nova Scotia. The internet is slow here but I will see what I can do. Friday afternoon we visited Herita... Read more
Saturday, September 01, 2018      11 comments

Here I sit in the 'cage' (screened portion of the verandah) because this is one of the places my laptop will connect to the internet. I am wearing a sweater because the early morning is cooler than I am used to after the hot Ontario summer we h... Read more
How to Stay on Track
Saturday, August 25, 2018      11 comments

These are hints we all know but sometimes we need to be reminded. 1. Stay on your plan. Whatever your plan is – keep it up! It’s working and that’s wonderful! Instead of thinking “the plan worked, now I’ll go back to my old ways,” j... Read more
50,000 Steps
Friday, August 24, 2018      11 comments

My son, Brian, celebrated his 50th birthday on the 23rd. He wanted to do something significant to mark his day. He decided he would rack up 50,000 steps. He told us anyone who was interested could join him for any part of his run/walk. I... Read more
Thursday, August 23, 2018      12 comments

Last month, I saw this shirt on Facebook. Right away I wanted one but I did not want to spend what they wanted to get it, so I saved a picture. ... Read more
"A Lesson From the Lawn" (Copied)
Monday, August 13, 2018      13 comments

It is a month since I worked on a blog but I am doing all right. Some days are better than others but isn't that true for everyone! The 'Lesson from the lawn' reminded me that we just keep going (and growing). Have a good day! Bounce ... Read more
Day 11
Wednesday, July 11, 2018      9 comments

The 30 Day Walk This Way Challenge - I walked for 20 minutes today The 'Find 10' Challenge - I started a new active habit The Diabetes Weight-Loss Challenge - I saved the carb-counting chart for reference ... Read more
The Power of a Streak
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      7 comments

Tonight there was an inner battle about whether or not I would go for my walk. It was the thought of losing my 9 day walking streak that 'forced' me out into the world. Wiggles (the dog) was very happy that I walked and once I was back home, ... Read more

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