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Left fork, right fork, or no fork!
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      8 comments

I have, by the grace of God, remained strong throughout the past week, and put that inner strength to good use by abstaining from the compulsive overeating that had begun to become the norm for me. I continued to stay focused on the next weigh i... Read more
The Greatest Motivator
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      3 comments

Today I discovered that the greatest motivator for me was to lose 2.2 pounds at my weigh in. I've lost that and more in the past, but today was different. It made my days of struggle last week all the more worth while, because I did so well on... Read more
The end of the amazing saga of the crumb cake
Monday, March 24, 2014      11 comments

IT'S OVER! emoticon ... Read more
The continuing cake saga
Friday, March 21, 2014      6 comments

My daughter was able to fit me in at the salon where she works on Friday mornings, so I went over for a shampoo and blow-out. I feel like I emerged new woman. I love the nice people who work there so I brought them a cake today, a nice butter p... Read more
I Kept my promise
Monday, March 17, 2014      13 comments

Today is St. Patrick's Day, a big day at our house because I'm of Irish heritage, and most of all, my wonderful grandson is named Patrick. He's the light and joy in my life, all 22 years of "himself," as the Irish say. Tonight we will have corn... Read more
It was a carb kinda day!
Friday, March 14, 2014      4 comments

Once a month I attend the home extension group that I belong to. there are quite a few chapters and the one I attend is filled with wonderful ladies of all ages and many have become my good friends over the years. We do crafts, community work, c... Read more
spring you are welcome here
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      4 comments

Second attempt at a blog today. The first went into cyberspace again. emoticon ... Read more
The binge is over for now
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      5 comments

HaHa!!!!!I think I ended my food binge last night when I watched the 26th and final episode of HOUSE OF CARDS on Netflix. Today I have to go out to a doctor's appointment and I won't be sitting on the couch involved in my latest "Series Binge" a... Read more
Long road ahead, short road backwards
Monday, February 17, 2014      6 comments

So last night I was DESPERATE for emoticon ... Read more
Easy Creamy Avocado and pasta dish
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      3 comments

Creamy Avocado and Pasta Entree Ingredients: 1 portion cooked Cellantani pasta 1 Firm ripe avocado 1 Cup frozen mixed veggies cooked (optional) Olive oil (to taste) 1 tsp Garlic powder I like coming home from an afternoon out ... Read more
Easy Comfort Soup; warm and cozy
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      7 comments

I want to share one of my favorite soup recipes with you, but I don't have the nutrition values, so I'm just doing it between you and me. You can do the rest-it's easy enough! Ingredients: Combine the following: 32 ounces low sodium broth, c... Read more
20 feet just became 40
Saturday, January 25, 2014      12 comments

I love using the Rollator to walk! I doubled the distance during physical therapy yesterday. Walked 2x to the front door and turned, then sat on the Rollator seat for a few minutes and told the therapist I was ready to go again. So I did, but... Read more
When 20 feet seem like 20 miles
Monday, January 20, 2014      7 comments

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New Year's Day in the ER, but its all good!
Saturday, January 11, 2014      8 comments

I managed to survive and have a Merry Christmas, but I was back in the ER to have my leg wound stitches removed on New year's day. From there I was admitted for six days for to undergo a strong antibiotic intravenous treatment. Apparently my leg... Read more
I almost didn't have a Merry Christmas!
Wednesday, December 25, 2013      11 comments

Merry Christmas to all. Today was especially good for me because I survived a very bad fall from my Hoveround power chair on Sunday evening, and could have been a gonner. I wound up in the ER with a bad head bump and a gash requiring stitches... Read more

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