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Unexpected Antibiotic reaction
Friday, August 24, 2012      14 comments

McDonalds and my last blog seem like the distant past to me today. I had a bad reaction to an antibiotic and I thought I'd die ....scared myself almost to death. But I remained calm and first went back to read the drug side effects, then called ... Read more
Victim of a McDonald's coupon
Monday, August 20, 2012      18 comments

I'm a coupon junkie. I can't resist a coupon offer, and I can't turn one down. It's sometimes dangerous to have them around, especially if they are fast food coupons, because try as I might to ignore them, I may very well use one. I used my McDo... Read more
Feeling a peaceful journey today
Saturday, August 18, 2012      10 comments

This current phase of my lifetime weight loss journey has gone on for about 11 years now, and it's not over yet. I have dropped 75 pounds so far and have about another 100 to go. That doesn't bother me very much anymore, not like it used to, any... Read more
FTD Flower delivery
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      12 comments

I received a wonderful surprise delivery today from my wonderful sister. She sent me a lovely bouquet of yellow and white daisies in a vase to congratulate me on my 75 pound weight loss success. Totally unexpected, but totally appreciated. What... Read more
Freedom feels good today
Saturday, August 11, 2012      11 comments

Several events happened yesterday that caused me to feel that I had been set free, to appreciate the freedom that I enjoy. One was physical, and the other was the passing of a dear 93 year old neighbor/friend. When I got word of my neighbor's... Read more
Very seriously celebrating a 75 pound weight loss
Thursday, August 09, 2012      20 comments

Weekly weight loss 7.6 pounds on the digital scale at my Weight Watchers meeting for a grand total of 75 pounds. Same scale, same leader, different numbers! That's what the scale said yesterday, but for today it is only to acknowledge and move o... Read more
Feels like Cabin Fever
Sunday, August 05, 2012      6 comments

I've been in the house since last Wednesday afternoon after lunch with my WW girlfriends. That's a full 3 1/2 days and it's getting expensive!! Last night I called to purchase a recliner for my living room and two flat weave rugs for my kitchen ... Read more
Just too hot!
Friday, August 03, 2012      9 comments

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All's well that ends well
Friday, July 27, 2012      9 comments

Got through the emotional upheaval of the week and now all I have is some anxiety about getting the stuff into my car to take to tomorrow's Chinese auction at my handicapped group. Once again, I'm in charge so I have the most worries and the mos... Read more
Some changes are harder than others
Thursday, July 26, 2012      7 comments

Do you like changes? How do you deal with change? I think the answers to those questions lie in the reasons for the changes. If change is forced upon you it can be very difficult, to say the least. If you initiate the change after much deliberat... Read more
The how-to process that works for me
Sunday, July 22, 2012      13 comments

I got a really good night's sleep again last night and I woke up with a temporary backache, but feeling very refreshed. Feeling so good, my next step was a vow to put the indulgences, both food and emotional, of the past several days behind and ... Read more
VBS experience
Saturday, July 21, 2012      7 comments

Ooops, I did it again. So now the week is over and I can get back to what is normal for me. When I wake up in the middle of the night for commode time, I can stay awake for hours watching whatever interests me, or go back to sleep if I can. This... Read more
In hot pursuit
Thursday, July 19, 2012      8 comments

So I went to my Weight Watchers meeting Wednesday morning and the scale had me at a ONE POUND WEIGHT GAIN..I KNOW IT'S ONLY WATER WEIGHT....and it's only a number######, Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrr, but it still gets to me. I think I belabor the weight thi... Read more
It really bothered me...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      6 comments

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Getting close
Sunday, July 15, 2012      14 comments

Last Wednesday at weigh-in I was down another 3.4 pounds. That gave me a grand total, according to Weight watchers of a 74 pound loss from the very beginning of my current WL journey since 2001. Somehow the Spark numbers come out 73.8, but that... Read more

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