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Thursday, January 09, 2020      4 comments

I have committed myself (again) to another 6 months of getting healthier. I lost 5 pounds my first week (probably mostly water) and have gained 2 pounds back. But I will not give up this time out of frustration. I'm determined to keep going. ... Read more
The most peaceful place
Sunday, December 29, 2019      4 comments

Right now I am in my parish church awaiting Mass to begin. I come early so that I can meditate and prepare my day. This holy place is still beautifu... Read more
Starting New Years one week early
Wednesday, December 25, 2019      3 comments

Well, I'm back again for the umpteenth time. I hope all had as good a Christmas as possible. Now that the holiday is almost over, I've decided to start my return to Spark People a week before everyone else starts their yearly resolution of l... Read more
Sunday, March 17, 2019      5 comments

I just received this photo a friend of mine took last night. I can truly see now how out of shape I let myself become. I like to watch what I eat but... Read more
Birthday Girl
Thursday, February 21, 2019      5 comments

Today I'm 71. This morning I went to Silver Sneakers and worked out for 60 minutes. I did a lot of walking, about 1 1/2 hours. Drank a lot of water. Then... A friend took me out to a birthday lunch where I had grilled salmon, grilled v... Read more
Yesterday's dinner
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      2 comments

Two small boneless pork chops, baked sweet potato, steamed asparagus and tomatoes, 3 ounce cup of applesauce, heated blackberries. It was delicious!... Read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2019      3 comments

I know that the Keto diet is all the rage but is it healthy? To me, consuming so much fat doesn't seem the very best thing for the heart and arteries. I probably don't understand it completely. Can someone explain the benefits? Thanks. (I'm... Read more
Here comes another year
Monday, December 31, 2018      5 comments

I thought I'd finally get through a year since 2014 without a death in my family. I was close. My whole family was close. Then, on December 20, my sister died. She had a massive heart attack. Susan was the 7th person in my family to pass aw... Read more
It's flu season.
Monday, October 01, 2018      4 comments

Tomorrow I'll be getting my annual flu shot. This is so important. Please get your's.... Read more
I want to exercise
Thursday, September 06, 2018      4 comments

This summer has been so bad that I have done little exercise, Silver Sneakers a couple of times, short (sometimes, very short) walks, only a couple times with Leslie Sansone (I don't have air conditioning, so my apartment's too hot). I can't w... Read more
Senator John McCain
Sunday, August 26, 2018      5 comments

Just one word is needed - HONORABLE... Read more
Should I maintain or continue losing
Monday, July 09, 2018      5 comments

According to my BMI I am still 10 pounds overweight. I have been trying to lose those 10 pounds for a couple of years. Every time I lose 5 of them it is not long before I am back to those 10 overweight pounds. I am really trying. Lately, tho... Read more
Lord, it's hot!!
Saturday, June 30, 2018      2 comments

Nuf said.... Read more
Silver Sneakers
Monday, June 25, 2018      8 comments

Today is my one year anniversary as a Silver Sneakers member. I can't believe I've stuck to it for a year. I go 2x's a week for a 60 minute workout for seniors. I look forward to going. I've met so many nice people my age there. If you are... Read more
Week three, again
Friday, June 08, 2018      4 comments

Well, it's week three of another do over. So far, so good. I didn't lose this week. I stayed the same. I call that a win. So, in three weeks I'm down over 7 pounds. On the advice of another member, Activegrandma, I ditched my midnight snac... Read more

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