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Is this really Christmas season?
Sunday, December 07, 2014      1 comments

For a lot of reasons I am having a problem this year of getting into the holiday. Age, no job, weather very warm, too much time to sit and think I guess. Eventually the holiday will click in. In past years I was alaways working up to Christma... Read more
Weekend is here
Saturday, December 06, 2014      1 comments

Weekends can be a problem for me. I usually run some errands and then slug for the football games. Thus time of year there are few yard chores to take care of. I try to fill that time in with some treadmill or recumbent bike riding. Snacki... Read more
Up early
Thursday, December 04, 2014      3 comments

Finished my week with a loss from thanksgiving week. Did much better this year. I have started drinking green tea instead of coffee and also not adding salt once my food is plated. Hoping this will help with my bp which I am monitoring twice ... Read more
Hump day but busy day.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014      0 comments

I am really looking for a job, even part time jobs. There is no rest at home with all the chores I have the free time for. Tree relocating, plumbing repairs in the bathroom, dog bathing and grooming. Never ending. The chores do keep me from s... Read more
Awake and bored.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      5 comments

Couldn't sleep. Stayed away from all the snacks. Got a big glass of water beside me. Monday was a busy day of house repairs. My exercise got pushed back till evening but I know I walked a lot in my trips to Home Depot for parts. Tomorrow Im... Read more
A new month
Monday, December 01, 2014      2 comments

Well I survived the month of the feast with a very minimal gain. This is motivating m to focus on the next month. You can't let the past few weeks destroy your december effort. This year was my best november in a long time. So everyone get b... Read more
Time to get busy.
Sunday, November 30, 2014      0 comments

Really feels like the holiday is over now. This is the first Thanksgiving I wasn't employed so I did not use the holiday to rest. Of course I would rather be employed but the economy caught up with the company I worked for. So now I renew my ... Read more
Miss the old holidays.
Saturday, November 29, 2014      4 comments

Family is out of the area for both of us. We chose to live here because we have a home here. This is the house my parents raised me in so it was easy coming back here. Now as I am older I wish we were closer to our families. We always have h... Read more
I survived turkey day feast.
Friday, November 28, 2014      1 comments

I was dreading the holiday feast. My better half kept me on track with her motivation about eating in moderation. Normally I would spend the rest of the day and evening with turkey sandwiches but this year only one small one on a bread thin. ... Read more
Happy holiday.
Thursday, November 27, 2014      0 comments

Sunny but cool ouside. My housle smellls of turkey in the oven. Dogs on my lap. My wifE Finally waking up. The bed is so warm and cozy I don't blame her not wanting to get up. I wouldn't either but the turkey needed to be started. Well ... Read more
Holiday panic has started.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      3 comments

Dropped some coupons off at my neighbors. They were pre planning black friday I am sure. I never get the urge to join in the madness. Most years I use the holiday weekend to relax but this year being unemployed I have had plenty of free time.... Read more
Days before the feast
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      1 comments

To me this is a in between time. I know I want to celebrate the holiday but the food landmines wait for me. My relatives are thousands of miles away for both of us. We will celebrate being together for our 18th. Holiday season. We both have ... Read more
Late nights are hard.
Monday, November 24, 2014      1 comments

I can eat healthy all day, exercise several times and Instill fall pret to the snack urge. Our snacks are healthy homemade or portion packs of certain calories. Just gets so frustrating. I'm good till about 10 pm and then the snack devil atta... Read more
Crazy weather.
Sunday, November 23, 2014      0 comments

Sitting here with the window open having my morning coffee. Two days ago freezing, tomorrow dropping back down. Plants are having a terrile time. Birds hiding in thevshrubs are feeding like crazy too. Hope it settles down soon.... Read more
The season is here
Saturday, November 22, 2014      2 comments

Went to let the dogs do their business last night and one person has Christmas lights up. Guess they have to be first. Even bjs is offering black friday sale prices this weekend a week ahead. Is it too early or am I getting too old?... Read more

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