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Pottages - Survival of Medieval Peasants
Friday, June 19, 2020      2 comments

I have been cooking medieval pottage. This is throwing everything into a pot and slow cooking - many vegatables, a bit of fruit and spices for flavor. General it is what could be found - doesn’t that sound familar now? I embraced my inner medi... Read more
Guard your mental health
Sunday, March 01, 2020      2 comments

I’m in Washington, first death from Covid-19, store have empty shelves oh #%*€*%!! My main website for info is starting to be slow loading as the hits increase and the data starts overwhelming. Listen and care for your heart. This is just a wa... Read more
Covid-19 Prayers
Sunday, February 23, 2020      1 comments

It is not easy for this body to make it from point A to B with any speed. So I set my alarm for 7am so I could make it to a 10am prayer group. Part of what weighed on my heart was the change in numbers Friday night of Covid-19. I will label m... Read more
First Robin
Thursday, February 20, 2020      2 comments

Our area had a warm 58 degree beautiful day. Also my official sign of Spring, robins showed up today. I am so ready. I called a friend up - broke her away from TV to take a walk. She has had knee surgery and I knew this was a big deal for he... Read more
Sending the kiddo to her room
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      6 comments

Visited new doctor today. Went out to dinner with a friend and still did very well on calorie range, But the biggest two things: 1) Scale is down 9 pounds 2) all the way drive home my head was -still want more stop at McDonald and get... Read more
Technology won’t block my progress
Friday, February 14, 2020      3 comments

I had bought a new computer to support my health reboot. I still can be here on my tiny phone screen but just so much more of a hair pulling experience. I felt like throwing in the towel trying to log food after my new laptop repeatedly froze ... Read more
Great Day
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      2 comments

After a down day today was so different. I even got a dress and make up on and met a friend for coffee. Got and delivered Valentine gifts. I did walking and tracked my food. Nice to know that down days can have a balancing good day. ... Read more
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      3 comments

day 7 stayed down as standing up returns headache. logged food exercise did not happen bite me... Read more
2020 - day 3
Sunday, February 09, 2020      3 comments

Back to tracking again. It has not been my best start, but I am starting. Still haven't gotten my MRI and working with the clinic as of Friday again. Not only (actually to a lesser degree in past few days) are my headaches still daily, b... Read more
trying to find my way
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      4 comments

Anyone that knows me always sees me as an extremely positive person. I make up happy stories to make myself see things in the most positive light. I am a stubborn fighter that has pushed forward on goals. Although I restarted tracking aga... Read more
Road marker
Thursday, January 30, 2020      2 comments

There are points that feel like markers of a new chapter. I have done my classical down turn over winter - it is just me. My hands now have three fingers that are locked. I tried physical therapy and I would work and work to gain movement. Ne... Read more
Tiny Victory
Thursday, June 13, 2019      4 comments

Scale down 2 pounds. 206. Spent morning in screaming pain. Called the doctor. Started bawling- couldn’t stop even after getting off the phone. Doctor called back in afternoon and said they had called in a prescription. Yea done right? Nope ... Read more
Back in the game but let down by Health care
Thursday, June 13, 2019      4 comments

So I did international travel in October/November. Upon coming home I actually did not have a big weigh gain which normally would have happened eating out at restaurants daily. I got referrals to a rheumatologist, so I called and made an appoi... Read more
Sunday, February 03, 2019      5 comments

Of all the changes with weigh lose this wasn’t one I would have predicted. Things I did expect: 📣weight loss - 61 pounds off ✔️ 📣lower BP - from 170/100 to 126/78✔️ 📣Being taken more seriously by doctor - yep the same things I said a year a... Read more
Bumpy ride
Thursday, January 31, 2019      4 comments

Tomorrow is a doctor visit weigh in. This last weekend my family had a gathering to make up for not having a Christmas gathering. I didn’t over eat but I did have a full meal and dessert and ate leftovers the following day. The scale reflected... Read more

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