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November 11, 2019 - Thankful and yet sad
Monday, November 11, 2019      7 comments

Yes, I do appreciate those who have served our country in the military. But I can't help thinking of all those others that serve outside of the mili... Read more
November 10, 2019 - I did everything right, turned the corner after a sleep-deprived night
Sunday, November 10, 2019      7 comments

Yesterday I literally 'ran out of gas' around 5pm. The truth is I was laggard all afternoon and ready for bed by 5:30. I managed to stay up to 6:30 whe... Read more
October 31, 2019 - Buy no candy, eat no candy
Thursday, October 31, 2019      7 comments

This works for me! ... Read more
October 30, 2019 - Sleepless in San Diego
Wednesday, October 30, 2019      4 comments

Have been getting 7 1/2 hours the last several nights. Last night 'not so much'. Bed time was later and I was still keyed up. Fell asleep at 11ish b... Read more
October 29 - Dis Couraged
Tuesday, October 29, 2019      7 comments

Yes, a little Discouraged is when you jump on the scale and it's up 1/2 pound after a good eating day, lots of water, 7+ hours of sleep/rest and 30... Read more
October 28 - Be Strong - overcoming weakness
Monday, October 28, 2019      5 comments

Let this time be different. New regain high...why am I so weak when it comes to food? It used to be 'a good thing' when people said "I have a ... Read more
October 22, 2019 - Turning the corner
Tuesday, October 22, 2019      8 comments

When one is embarking on any course of action, whether it be to lose weight or get over an illness or achieve financial freedom, one reaches a point where they fell they are ... Read more
October 22, 2019 - weird health
Monday, October 21, 2019      5 comments

Broke down (?) and called my doctor for an appt. Friday. Sinus thing going on and bacterial so amoxilian prescribed for 7 days. Then Saturday, my foot started hurting around my 3 lower digits, slightly red like I had dropped something on it (and... Read more
October 17, 2019 - Fighting off feeling poorly
Thursday, October 17, 2019      8 comments

Developed a horrible sore throat driving back from the Great Central Valley of California after visiting family & friends and attending my 50th High School Reunion. ... Read more
October 16, 2019 - Cool Sculpting
Wednesday, October 16, 2019      9 comments

Not an ad, just an observation...had my first of (2) session last night. www.coolsculpting.com/ No matter what I have done in my weight loss journey my formerly flat as a pancake stomach has stubbornly resisted minimizing attempts. So,... Read more
October 11, 2019 - time to get back on track
Friday, October 11, 2019      6 comments

Great getaway but came back with a bad cold. So trying to rid myself of this sore throat and headache and stuffed sinuses. Think I will 'flood' it out with lots of hot tea an some natural cures. So, of course my whole eating plan and exerci... Read more
October 2, 2019 - Off on another milestone adventure
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      5 comments

Yes, will be off the SparkPeople radar for several days as I make another trip to Ripon formerly known as 'the home place'. Stopped feeling like home a long time ago. Where is home? Somewhere in the late 50s I think. Smallville has changed so mu... Read more
October 1, 2019 - 149 days to retire and 149 pounds this AM
Tuesday, October 01, 2019      4 comments

Wow - wonder if there is a connection? Karma? Can I lose a pound and a day? Silly, yes but as I face my 50th High School Reunion this weekend I wonder why I have put on these extra 'new' pounds after hovering at 147 for a few months. I had hoped... Read more
September 27, 2019 - Emotional, sad and on the edge = grieving
Friday, September 27, 2019      7 comments

The day has come and my dear neighbors & friends of 25 years are driving away to their new home 3,000 miles away. I am happy for them, but I am miserable for myself. ... Read more
September 24, 2019 - being a better friend
Tuesday, September 24, 2019      7 comments

As I approach retirement, which comes with a 'loss of work friends', I vow to nurture by current friends and expand my circle. Expanding the circle is especially important as I 'lose' friends like my dear next door neighbors who are moving to Te... Read more

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