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Heading for Maryland
Thursday, May 15, 2014      0 comments

Yesterday was the last day of school. The two teachers and one teacher assistant and I had our combined twenty-five little K-3 graders out on the playground for a piƱata party to celebrate their reading 3000 books this school year. I was asked t... Read more
Following up on my rant...
Thursday, May 08, 2014      1 comments

One "father" of a couple kids at school is never in the picture. He floats in and out a couple times a year and uses those times to try to "parent" the kids and tell us, the school, what we need to be doing to "help" his kids. He had agreed las... Read more
Just let me vent!
Wednesday, May 07, 2014      3 comments

I volunteer at the private /Christian school in the next town and find it very disturbing how many parents expect other people to carry the cost of their child! Oh, they WANT them to have small class sizes and one on one tutoring, but they want ... Read more
Wonderful neighbors here in South Carolina
Sunday, May 04, 2014      3 comments

So different from California where everybody works too hard, but here in South Carolina we gather with neighbors on backyard decks and share food, wine, and good company. It's so peaceful and quiet, such a wonderful way of life. Leaving CA was... Read more
I only lasted 4 days before caving!
Tuesday, April 29, 2014      4 comments

Seemed like a week but as I check it has been only 4 days since I posted how my labs are and how I am supposed to eat so very carefully. Yesterday I fell, HARD. First, my beloved and I shared 1 scoop of ice-cream from Culvers...yum, raspberry!... Read more
Who never sugar could be a "poison?"
Thursday, April 24, 2014      3 comments

Came from the Dr. today to get the latest kidney and liver labs. I told her I felt I was very careful in my eating but sweets were a downfall, even when I made sure not to go over my daily calorie allotment. She told me sugar was "almost a poi... Read more
Bad day at the doctor's office!
Saturday, April 19, 2014      8 comments

Seems I have "fatty liver disease and stage 1 kidney disease"!!! Here I am at my goal weight with a fatty liver? Turns our the culprits are PROCESSED FOODS, SUGAR, and WHITE FLOUR! They are literally poisoning my body so I have to do a RADICA... Read more
Hot flashes and stubborn weight!
Monday, April 14, 2014      2 comments

I'll be turning 61 in a few weeks and don't mind the increase in age but do mind the increase in weight. Here I am, exercising, volunteering, taking care of Mum and eating according to SP but the weight just isn't coming off! Is it because of ... Read more
Off to the gym
Friday, April 11, 2014      5 comments

One pound off since we got back a week ago, not as much as I'd hoped but and least it's something. We are going to the gym then will be working in the garden on a beautiful day!... Read more
Got a new haircut
Thursday, April 10, 2014      0 comments

Beloved took me to the beauty shop for my monthly appointment. Got my hair cut a little shorter in celebration of spring! Then we went to the school we volunteer at so we could do maintenance in the kitchen. School resumes next week so I'll b... Read more
Downloaded 3apps!
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      1 comments

Whee! Have 3 apps on my iPad now that will help me get this weight OFF! Now out with beloved to pay taxes...... Read more
Back on loads of green beans!
Monday, April 07, 2014      1 comments

My favorite food when I need to cut back is green beans. I can eat a big bowl of them because they are delicious, full of fiber, and low in calories!... Read more
Home but weight is UP!
Sunday, April 06, 2014      3 comments

Home now but the scale showed disturbing numbers....seems chicken wings and several glasses of wine every evening are not good for the waistline! Back on loads of fresh, raw foods today and am heading to the gym right now!... Read more
Heading home today
Saturday, April 05, 2014      4 comments

Will be driving all day to get back home by tonight. Will get on the scale in the morning tomorrow to see how much damage I have done!... Read more
Heading home
Friday, April 04, 2014      1 comments

Rested, ready to resume full time volunteering and caring for Mum but I need a break every 3 months. Is that unreasonable to expect?... Read more

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