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Not ready to be a vegan, but need a healthy change
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      6 comments

It's all over the television and internet about an ex-president becoming a vegan and following a heart disease prevention vegan food plan. Having recently suffered such excruciating indigestion, back and abdominal pain myself, I had begun to won... Read more
Awaiting Irene
Saturday, August 27, 2011      12 comments

I'm awaiting the arrival of Irene on the South shore of Long Island. I just had a second healthy breakfast, but a second meal, nevertheless. My faith and trust is in God, and my prayer partner and I have prayed already today, so I believe we're ... Read more
All's well that ends well?
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      7 comments

Today wasn't one of my better days; I woke up with severe indigestion, back pain, and a bad attitude. I went to my Weight Watcher meeting where the scale had me back up 3 pounds from the 4 pound weight loss of last week. Then I had a very high ... Read more
Bring on the cool weather!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      2 comments

Now that the weather has cooled down for a few days water retention is taking a U- turn and I lost 4 pounds in the past week:) So looking forward to getting back to normal again with cooler weather and leaving fluid retention behind! So tired a... Read more
When it rains it pours
Monday, August 15, 2011      7 comments

Everything was going along just fine until a certain letter on the co_puter wouldn't print out; then I couldn't sign in to Spark for the _onth of August because of the letter and e-address and password etc; Then we went away for a few days and b... Read more
Feeling grateful for "LIfe as usual"
Sunday, July 31, 2011      9 comments

by now everything is the way it was before the hand procedure and I can use both hands freely: Sundays are for church; afterwards stop at "The Barn" drive-up window for the Sunday paper; coffee and a bagel if they have any pre-wrapped bagels l... Read more
Procedure successful
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      5 comments

The procedure I recently had on the left hand for Dupetryn's contracture went very well and the "pinky" finger is now practically straight; or at least not bent at a 45 degree angle inward ; It was scary not knowing what the results would be bu... Read more
20th anniversary
Thursday, July 14, 2011      14 comments

TODAY IS THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DAY I STOPPED SMOKING. emoticon I CAN REMEMBER THE PLACE, THE TIME, AND... Read more
The recovery process
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      5 comments

I wrote what I thought was a great blog entry yesterday, but it disappeared into the blogosphere before I could post it. That was very depressing because it took so long to type it all out with just one hand. In the end it turned out to be a c... Read more
Staying on track
Saturday, July 09, 2011      4 comments

I'm so convinced that as the mind leads, the body follows. More convinced than ever, in fact, as I prepare ahead of time for upcoming events and manage to stay on track and focused when I am surrounded by definitely poor choices. I do what I am ... Read more
HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY
Friday, July 08, 2011      7 comments

It's my one and only darling grandson's 20th birthday today, and I got to spend a couple of hours with him this afternoon, and we'll have his birthday dinner a little later. "Somehow?" my grandson has stolen my heart in all the best of ways, and... Read more
Water weight
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      6 comments

It's so humid that my arms are sticking to the table as I type this blog. I'm dealing with water weight, but am losing in spite of it. Last week I gained 1.2 pounds and this week I lost 1.2 pounds. I almost didn't get on the scale at Weight watc... Read more
Commitment
Saturday, July 02, 2011      7 comments

You never know where or when that AHA! moment is going to come! A few days ago, as I tried to pin my daughter down to come to a little BBQ at my house on July 4th, she did what she so often does that drives a commitment, goal oriented person li... Read more
Salt in disguise
Monday, June 27, 2011      7 comments

It was so comforting to read all the comments on my last blog about my swollen feet. I have to blog again because I found the CULPRIT ... Read more
My shoes don't fit today!!
Sunday, June 26, 2011      9 comments

My daughter joined me at church today which was really a blessing. Not wanting to let go of our limited time together, I invited her to have lunch after church. Thank God for a smart, health-conscious daughter who helped me choose the healthy ea... Read more

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