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Saturday, October 26, 2019      8 comments

How do I explain the weight gain over the past two weeks? There's a road sign in Germany that always strikes me as funny when I see one - ... Read more
Saturday, October 12, 2019      9 comments

And EAT I did! Buffet style breakfast, lunch, and dinner and SUCH good food, especially the cheese and bread. I gained 2 pounds and something! But I trust it will be gone again by next week. Part of the gain was just that I ate something when I ... Read more
I Love My Job(s)
Saturday, October 05, 2019      10 comments

I teach English at a language school in downtown Stuttgart. It's one of my jobs and I'll share more about the other one soon. This week, I turned in my notice at the language school. I'll continue on as a freelancer, but I'll be giving up the co... Read more
Dessert for Breakfast
Sunday, September 29, 2019      5 comments

I'm stuck at the same weight as last week. I'm not at all concerned and am actually a little surprised I didn't gain because I was definitely on and off the wagon this past week. I'm glad the 5% challenge is starting up again soon. I'm looking f... Read more
All the Pumpkins
Sunday, September 22, 2019      15 comments

I finally made it to the annual Pumpkin Exhibition in Ludwigsburg. I've been meaning to go for years but this is always one of the busiest seasons for me with new English classes starting, the new semester at the Bible school kicking off, the Oc... Read more
Saturday, September 14, 2019      9 comments

In the New King James version, I Peter 5:8 says "Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour." I think I've posted this before, but it bears repeating: ... Read more
Hole in the Wall
Saturday, September 07, 2019      11 comments

I slipped back through that wall I crashed through two weeks ago, and landed back in the 140's this week. My working vacation last weekend (Wednesday - Monday) took a lot out of me and I was hit with fatigue after I got home and went back to wor... Read more
Miss me?
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      9 comments

I've been trying to keep a regular rhythm of blogging on Saturdays, but I was away this past weekend at a church conference. It ran from Wednesday evening to Friday night, but Saturday morning I met some friends from Florida at their hotel for ... Read more
Did you hear the CRASH?
Saturday, August 24, 2019      15 comments

That was me, breaking through the 140-pound barrier! emoticon ... Read more
Ms Green Jeans
Saturday, August 17, 2019      10 comments

Remember this guy? If you do, you're showing your age! emoticon ... Read more
Summer Sloooowness
Saturday, August 10, 2019      6 comments

Only 0.2 pound down this week, but I think it has to do with...never mind, TMI. emoticon I’m sure glad I have... Read more
A minute on the lips...
Saturday, August 03, 2019      9 comments

This morning, I did my monthly measurements. I was surprised there wasn't more movement because things are definitely fitting better, even loosely in some cases. I did lose a whole inch off my hips, but everywhere else is pretty much the same. I... Read more
Heat Wave
Saturday, July 27, 2019      4 comments

We had a heat wave in Germany and across much of Europe this past week. I'm so grateful for my students, who somehow managed to persevere in our un-airconditioned classrooms with the construction noise going on across the street. Not exactly ide... Read more
It's Something!
Saturday, July 20, 2019      7 comments

It’s not nothing! I kind of like double negatives although, as an English teacher, I know I should avoid them. ... Read more
Provence Pix
Saturday, July 13, 2019      6 comments

Bon week-end, everyone! It’s my weekly check-in. I’m happy to report that the weight I picked up during my family reunion/vacation is gone gone gone, and then some. Now is when it gets serious --- over the past years since the regain after reach... Read more

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