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The Cloud over My Heart.
Monday, December 18, 2017      6 comments

I am trying not to fall into the trap of being angry at ME. Trying to get past the negativity that destroys me. It's hard. I had a very bad experience with family at Thanksgiving. I found out how "old-fashioned" and " "out-of-touch" with... Read more
Cookie Baking???
Saturday, December 02, 2017      8 comments

My traditional Holiday Gift is homemade Christmas Cookies. They go to neighbors, business folk, friends, etc. I enjoy baking, and those who receive them are always appreciative. This year I feel a little hypocritical, since eating several of t... Read more
Glad That's Over
Saturday, November 25, 2017      15 comments

I love Thanksgiving. I love having a holiday dedicated to Thanking God for all He gives us, counting our blessings. I love cooking all the family feast favorites and eating them with our family and friends. ... Read more
Monday, November 20, 2017      8 comments

The last few days have been blah. I haven't felt like exercising much, so I've done a little light exercise and tried not to feel badly about it. Not sure what caused the exercise blahs, but today I got out and walked in my neighborhood cemete... Read more
My Afternoon with Princess Pretzel
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      5 comments

So I started the "Jillian" challenge. I did that. Since I am 64 and look it, it is CHALLENGING. Made it through the first four with modifications. Today was Core day. This thin stick is the instructor and it's a form of Yoga called "Stre... Read more
Walking--A Lot
Thursday, November 02, 2017      5 comments

I had gotten lackadaisical about my exercise, especially my walking with Leslie Sansone. I find her enthusiastic, encouraging, and helpful in my weight loss efforts. I can also pick up her videos at garage sales and thrift shops--sometimes uno... Read more
Success at Spark People
Saturday, October 28, 2017      9 comments

Today I read the post of a former leader of a group I respect leave our team because, according to him, we weren't serious enough about weight loss. While I understand his frustration, I think it must be nice never to have hit bumps in the road... Read more
Sunday, October 22, 2017      7 comments

I went to a birthday party today instead of a funeral. I'm at that stage of life when I go to way too many funerals. I love the family of the friend who died but I just couldn't take another funeral. It's been five months since we buried m... Read more
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      8 comments

Our church has decided to have potluck one Wednesday night a month. Sigh. I didn't do too badly tonight, though. I brought stuff I could eat (gumbo without the rice) and enjoyed myself. I had rationed my calories so I could spend more on sup... Read more
In My Journey
Monday, October 16, 2017      7 comments

Thinking today about the folks I've met along my journey, the folks that have helped me, inspired me, encouraged me. Thinking about the folks who set up road blocks for me and therefore taught me to find ways to make my way around those obstacl... Read more
Letting myself go
Sunday, October 08, 2017      6 comments

Hi, everyone. Trying to get back in the saddle again. Got away from my own kitchen and it became all to easy to eat unhealthy stuff. Got away from my wifi and it became too easy to NOT be accountable and not record food/exercise. When I got... Read more
The Gratitude Questions
Friday, August 25, 2017      6 comments

Here are some questiions Latisha asked us today on "Embrace the Journey." 1. When is it important to be grateful? Duh. All the time. Scripture tells us "In everything give thanks." One of my favorite verses, btw. Not the easiest thing... Read more
Requesting Prayers
Thursday, August 24, 2017      9 comments

You may remember my grandson, Brandon, was strapped in the car that rolled three times, killing my daughter. They have discovered a hole in his heart that was not there before. The doctor said it probably happened as a result of the wr... Read more
Healthy Living Equals ?
Wednesday, August 23, 2017      6 comments

Day 5 of 120 minutes of exercise! emoticon Not so great: binged on some homemade oatmeal cookies I made to... Read more
Fruit, Fiber and Exercise!
Monday, August 21, 2017      6 comments

My third day in a row of reaching my 120 minutes of exercise! Cardio today. Pulled out my Leslie Sansone Videos and kicked it! ... Read more

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