New Season is on the Horizon!
Sunday, August 30, 2020 7 comments
I love seasons. Each season brings new opportunities and new hopes. I have been doing the 5% Challenges for several years. I've lost track of how many. The challenges represent to me new season, new beginnings. I can begin anew to reach my goals... Read more
Saturday, July 11, 2020 6 comments
This morning started out with a walk. I came home and fixed a satisfying breakfast of 80 grams (1 point) cottage cheese and then filled the rest of my one cup bowl with berries. Eating it was so satisfying and refreshing. I'm finishing up my lem... Read more
More About Diet
Monday, June 08, 2020 6 comments
One of the values of blogging is processing your own journey. My blog two days ago was processing my own weight loss journey. I didn't tell you about every little diet or program, just the major ones that were successes and stand out for me. It'... Read more
The Mullet Diet.
Saturday, June 06, 2020 6 comments
When I was working from home I read an article about Mullet Dressing. It is dressing work appropriate on top and your bottoms being otherwise. Such as wearing a suit shirt and jacket with pajama pants, or a nice top with old ripped jeans or no p... Read more
Another Beautiful Day!
Monday, March 02, 2020 4 comments
Cooler than yesterday, but still the sun is shining and warmer than normal. I have taken the time to go through my clothing and shoes and have things organized for transition into Spring. What do you do to transition into the Spring? I'm not rea... Read more
Sunday, March 01, 2020 3 comments
Happy first day of meteorological Spring! March 1 is the beginning of meteorological Spring. With Lent and the coming of Spring I have gotten back on my diet with new resolve. I tend to use different plans to make my own plan. I take the b... Read more
Happy Leap Day!
Sunday, March 01, 2020 5 comments
My husband and I were traveling home from visiting his parents and his brother's funeral today. On the way home there was a radio show that chose for it's theme, songs with the theme of time. It was interesting hearing back stories about some fa... Read more
Being Mindful About My Spending
Saturday, February 15, 2020 8 comments
My word(s) for the year have been being intentional or mindful in my life. So, I started the year with having a no buy month in January. I also did some things with food, but that will be later. The Christmas bills (not all were for gifts)... Read more
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Sunday, January 12, 2020 9 comments
With Winter in full force many people suffer from SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal Affective Disorder is the low mood and lethargy that is experienced with limited sunlight in the northern states. There is another version of SAD, bu... Read more
Happy New Year! My word(s) for the year....
Saturday, January 04, 2020 3 comments
Happy New Year! How has the year started for you? The year has started out well, but still we are anticipating loss of a family member in the next days. Our faith will hold us during this time. What I want to blog about is my word(s) for t... Read more
Sunday, July 14, 2019 13 comments
Sorry, I haven't been around lately. I've been busy with my teams and the 5% Challenges I do here at Sparkpeople. We just started the Summer challenge. I think I'm seeing progress with my weight. Which brings me to the topic I want to talk... Read more
Today in the Spotlight!
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6 comments
Thank you to all my team mates who sent goodies and notes. Today, I was in the spotlight on the Walkers, Runners, and Joggers team. We are all part of the Spring 5% Challenge. What was surprising is that today is also my birthday! I haven't had ... Read more
Spring is coming!
Friday, March 15, 2019 4 comments
Good morning! I went out for a walk, even though it was cold and I had to walk around ice and snow that is lingering. I got to survey the effects of the flooding here on my walking trail. I live in a town that had lots of flooding in the past... Read more
Cleaning out the Pantry, Freezer and Refrigerator
Saturday, February 02, 2019 12 comments
When I was raising my kids, I remember contemplating the meaning of Lent and Shrove Tuesday. Lent is the 40 Days of prayer and self denial leading up to Easter. It's a type of preparation for Easter. Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent starts.... Read more
Back to Basics
Saturday, January 26, 2019 7 comments
In 2007, I found myself at a high non-pregnancy weight. I was in Barnes and Noble Bookstore, trying to find a diet to follow that would promise the weight would come off. I had been doing South Beach Diet. Like anyone who does low carb diets for... Read more
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