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Back on track!
Monday, April 16, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday was the last day of a very long week. My husband and I followed a 7 day "de-tox" program. The only thing that kept me going was repeating to myself that I could do "ANYTHING" for a week. Hubby lost 12 pounds and 6 for me. ... Read more
Where my head is right now...
Friday, April 13, 2012      3 comments

Most of you know that I don't tend to write blogs every day. It's not a matter of not thinking about weight issues, triggers, temptations, getting fitness in, roadblocks, etc. I constantly think about and struggle at times with many of these t... Read more
So, what do you know about begonias?
Friday, February 10, 2012      5 comments

My daughter gave me the most beautiful yellow begonia plant last May for Mother's day. I brought it inside when the weather started to change and it did quite well on the back porch which is not heated but is inside. When the weather got reall... Read more
Meatloaf Report
Thursday, February 09, 2012      7 comments

I made meatloaf from ground chicken and a few of you said you were interested in how it turned out for us. Well, it wasn't bad, but not something I think I will be hurrying to make again. It was not dry, just the opposite, it was seasoned fin... Read more
"Blonde" Meatloaf and Other Moments
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      4 comments

I've been home sick today, but if your house is like mine, that doesn't get you out of cooking, at least if you want to stay on your eating plan! ... Read more
Late January Report and February Goals/Motivation
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      4 comments

I should have gotten this done a week ago, but here goes on staying accountable for January goals: Goal #1, weight loss 4-6 pounds. Lost 7 pounds for January! (zumba classes helped on this one!) Goal #2, Exercise for at least ... Read more
I'm so excited and I just can't hide it!!!
Friday, January 27, 2012      9 comments

I weighed in this morning and 2 more pounds down!!! I love the Zumba classes I started taking 3 weeks ago. Last night's class was the most intense, and I was feeling 'not so lost' with the steps! I like working up a good sweat, and I think it... Read more
Na-na-nah-na, na-na-nah-na, hey, hey, hey, goodbye!!!
Thursday, January 19, 2012      10 comments

Dinner is done and hubby is watching Illini Basketball. Usually I watch with him, but I have more pressing business to take care of this evening. I am going upstairs to my bedroom to clear out all the size 14's that are now too big for me. Th... Read more
Odds & Ends...
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      3 comments

I should be working on getting my sales tax into our great (known across the nation as the most corrupt) state, but here I am at the computer in my husband's office, which is next to my picture framing shop, answering the phones for him because ... Read more
Gonna keep it simple for another month!
Monday, January 02, 2012      4 comments

Okay, this will be the second time this blog is written today. The first "draft" somehow disappeared into cyberspace. ... Read more
Nice little surprise today!
Monday, December 05, 2011      6 comments

Today I reached for a pair of slacks that I couldn't fit into 6 weeks ago just to see if I made any improvement. I wasn't expecting for them to fit, just hoping to get them up over my hips. I was thrilled when they not only came up over my hip... Read more
November goals met, (barely), Now time for December, (keeping it simple)
Thursday, December 01, 2011      0 comments

In November I just wanted to get my food and tracking under control, and get back into daily activity. It was hard to track food in the beginning of the month as my computer monitor died. My son fixed the problem, so I was able to track for th... Read more
So I am putting a drive-thru window in at my house...
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      0 comments

It had been a very stressful few months, and I really didn't want to have the Thanksgiving meal this year at my house. I told my husband the only thing I wanted to make was reservations. He said he was okay with that, but then would say thing... Read more
Goodbye May, Hello June!!!
Thursday, June 03, 2010      4 comments

I knew May was going to be crazy, but I didn't think it would be as nuts as it was. It seemed that I hit the floor running every morning and didn't stop until dropping into bed at night. I literally could not find the strength or time to get o... Read more
Great April, but something has to give in May...
Thursday, May 06, 2010      6 comments

This was how April goals went: Continue to track food and fitness daily. emoticon Continue to be smo... Read more

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