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This Week's Over!
Saturday, August 13, 2011      5 comments

A little confusion, a bit of stress, a few tears, a lot of smiles, and appreciating family and friends but it's just another week in Paradise! I wouldn't want it any other way. I do have some action items to take care of this coming week that wi... Read more
One of Our Many Secrets of Success!
Friday, August 12, 2011      5 comments

When D and I go out to eat, AND we split a meal, it's always guiltless afterwards! Tonight, we ate Greek tonight, a cup of soup, house salad, DEELISH Greek Chicken Breast with Spinach and about a .25 each of Greek potatoes. It came out to ... Read more
Short and Sweet...
Thursday, August 11, 2011      6 comments

If you really want it, take it! Make that commitment and live by it! This healthy lifestyle is a permanent part of your life. It replaces the garbage you used to eat, and being sedentary, watching life go by. It becomes a daily part of your life... Read more
Being Able to Participate!
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      8 comments

When We lived in the Washington DC Metro Area, D and I were involved in veteran groups, alumni chapters, and charity fundraisers. It was more along taking care of the alumni chapter for eleven years that really took our time. I tried to multitas... Read more
Starred Thoughts
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      4 comments

emoticonToday, I attended the Dunedin CIty Council Meeting in support of the Dunedin Fine Arts Center. I had some bac... Read more
Attack and Resolve!
Monday, August 08, 2011      2 comments

Over the weekend, we bought a frame and did two special order frame jobs for some beautiful art we have purchased at art shows. Today I took the frame we bought off the rack (16 x20) and framed a great painting of flamingos done by a local artis... Read more
Who's kidding Who?
Sunday, August 07, 2011      4 comments

I went down Memory Lane over the weekend with D. We talked about how we used to eat. Without getting graphic....and making myself nauseous, we really did damage to a menu with mindless and senseless eating a few years ago. I realize now that I w... Read more
D and Me and Chili's!
Saturday, August 06, 2011      3 comments

We got up early, had breakfast and did some more power shopping. We looked for more work clothes for her which meant I watched her try clothes on and I give my opinion. It's all good. I also continued my search for the perfect flip flops! But th... Read more
Randomness and Jimmy Buffett
Thursday, August 04, 2011      5 comments

***Today I learned a bit more about the effects of salt on our nutrition. Now all I have to do is get most of it out of my plan. ***I also learned a lot more about how messed up our representatives and senators are in Washington! I knew man... Read more
Let's Talk FOOD!!!
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      5 comments

emoticon Since I have embraced the healthy lifestyle, I have to say that I have discovered some great food. I've di... Read more
The Joy of It All!
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      2 comments

I love doing cardio in the evening. The heat starts to let up and you can feel the Gulf breezes kick up slightly. You still get a good sweat and you can tell your pace is righteous by that. I don't like to look at my count until I get within 5 m... Read more
Still Feelin' Good!
Monday, August 01, 2011      4 comments

Today was a little tense for me in several ways. I had my followup with my doctor today. I had questions answered about where I was going in certain areas of my fitness. In the back of my mind, I am still a little weary about how hard I can pre... Read more
Wake Up Call!
Sunday, July 31, 2011      4 comments

So, the weekend started off interestingly. Friday night, we went to a Greek Restaurant for a dinner date between the two of us. Greek salads, Saganaki (Flaming casseri cheese), Stuffed Zucchini, and Greek Roasted Lamb made the order. Thank goodn... Read more
Just Another Saturday Mental Health Day!
Saturday, July 30, 2011      3 comments

This is a redux of a forum entry I made just now. Got up early this am, had breakfast, and took off to Palmetto. We know someone out there who makes shutter furniture and sells at Art and Crafts Shows. He did one beautiful sofa table for us... Read more
The Game Turned Out to be a Sleeper!
Friday, July 29, 2011      3 comments

Well, there were no fireworks at my poker game tonight. In fact, I didn't play. I watched a cash game for a while then noticed two players that I was not feeling comfy with. That is important enough not to take a seat and mix it up with them. I ... Read more

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