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5 years later
Sunday, July 03, 2016      7 comments

I just got a flashback from facebook to a 5 year old blog I wrote and as I reread it, I'm reminded why I started the journey in the first place and how successful I was.......except I've regained a lot of the weight, and I'm not walking as much.... Read more
Lab Week is not Healthy
Saturday, April 25, 2015      3 comments

I've worked in the same job for 42 years now. In mid April we celebrate lab week and at the hospital we do that with food. Monday was breakfast pizza and there was enough left for lunch....why did I keep grazing? Tuesday I was off, I did much be... Read more
SO HOW will I accomplish my new habits???
Sunday, March 03, 2013      5 comments

Mostly it's a matter of understanding that changing is going to make me feel better, walk faster, breathe easily and my knees won't hurt as much. I need to get a grip on this and start losing because baby David should be walking sooon and I need... Read more
Improving on Bad Habits
Saturday, March 02, 2013      6 comments

I grew up with 4 siblings and we fought over the biggest piece of cake... I need to realize that taking a small piece can be even more satisfying. I have a problem with snacks....can't stop if I start eating from the big bag.... I need ... Read more
Starting Over
Friday, September 28, 2012      4 comments

The last five weekends have been wonderful. I have been to a friend's cottage on the lake, where we rubberstamped and ate, then Labor Day weekend I went to Girl Scout camp, where we crafted and ate. The following weekend was spent with friends, ... Read more
Wooohoooo! I Feel Good
Thursday, July 12, 2012      2 comments

Weeks ago I was playing with my goals and fitness and I set a modest goal to burn 1500 calories a week. Most of my exercise to lose the weight I have lost so far, is just plain walking and IF I walk 2-3 miles a day, I can easily burn that many. ... Read more
I'll try to make this brief!
Saturday, July 07, 2012      7 comments

It hasn't been the best of months. I turned 61, had to put a 13 yr old dog to sleep, worked too many doubles (yes the $$ is great, but it tired me out). The boss has been a b!#@# and it's hot outside. I've regained over 10 lbs that I worked hard... Read more
A Really Good Friday
Friday, April 06, 2012      1 comments

During the Lenten season one of our Russian Orthodox churches makes pierogies as a fund raiser. The whole congregation works together, men peeling onions, others making the dough and the older ladies pinching the pockets of dough. My girls and I... Read more
I Feeeeeeeel Good!!!
Friday, March 23, 2012      3 comments

It's the WEEKEND, and I just got home. On the way home I stopped by Freck's house, so she could borrow my car to pick up her bike at the bike shop. She didn't want to ride it during rush hour downtown. I was going to watch my DGD Alexis, but al... Read more
Sparking at Work
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      2 comments

I had someone ask about Spark today. She knows I have used it and now she wants more guidance on using SP tools. I went right online and sent her a SP invite....do you know where to find it if some one asks you? Under My trackers dropdown, you w... Read more
It's a BOY!!!!!
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      16 comments

Oh BOY!oh BOY! oh BOY! We have a new GRANDSON and he only weighed 10 lbs 2 oz. Way to lose some weight Haddiego! Guess I need to go shopping for some 6 month or BIGGER clothes for the little tyke. Mom and baby are doing well...for you ladies, YE... Read more
A surprise Baby shower
Sunday, January 15, 2012      7 comments

So today we had a surprise baby shower for DD #2. My family does like to cook good food. I had taken my Black Bean and Corn Salsa and Tabouli Salad, so there were 2 healthy choices. I ate veggies and some yummy homemade soup too. The problem was... Read more
Bad week for blogging
Saturday, January 14, 2012      10 comments

The 5% winter challenge is asking us to blog this week....and I am on vacation. Had dinner out at Friendly's with DH before I leave and ate a sensible dinner entry {Sweet and Spicy Shrimp 480 calories and yummy} only to blow it with a Gingerbrea... Read more
Wish me luck!
Friday, November 04, 2011      7 comments

In 2 days I leave for Houston for Girl Scout convention. I have been struggling the last 2 months to maintain and finally got back into the 160's this morning. Next week there will be lots of eating out and temptations. I'm packing m swimsuit an... Read more
I'm sick of rain
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      9 comments

My area is in a state of emergency. Mom and Dad are at my sister's house, because their house was evacuated during the floods of 2006 and they are predicting it can get that bad. Frecks96 has pumped water from her basement. Haddiego is home safe... Read more

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