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Learn something new=Protect your brain
Monday, November 13, 2017      9 comments

This past Friday I had my first Mahjongg lesson. It's being taught by a private person who plays twice a week. She was a special ed teacher for many years. One of the hardest things about the game for me is to remember that it isn't Rummy or Rum... Read more
Thursday 11/9
Thursday, November 09, 2017      6 comments

We had our work holiday potluck today. The company provided Turkey, gravy, stuffing and mashed potatoes. Everyone else pot lucked the rest. I brought Praline Yams. The only green stuff was salad so I filled half of my plate with it. There was al... Read more
Wednesday 11/8
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      8 comments

I hope I didn't give anyone the impression that I'm too scared to be happy about retirement. I am a little apprehensive with all the concern about medical expense, taxes and the ACA but I am really looking forward to all I've planned for with AA... Read more
Retirement is on the horizon. There is no going back now
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      13 comments

Yesterday I started the process for retirement. I had a 1/2 hour phone conversation with my replacement and told our corporate service center that 1/31/2018 is the day. I'd love $20 word for something that sounds good, has been planned for, but ... Read more
Tuesday a better day
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      5 comments

It is amazing how much better you can feel when you have a good night's sleep. Anyhow, we went to see the SJ Sharks hockey team play the Toronto Maple Leafs. Last year the Sharks let their best player go, Patrick Marleau, to the Maple Leafs. Pad... Read more
Monday, October 30, 2017      5 comments

Today I had Kashi Go Lean Crunch with flax and honey with Strawberries fro the farmers market. They said they were dry farmed. I'm not sure what that means but they were $3 a basket compared to $8 a basket across the way and they taste really go... Read more
Sunday Great day
Sunday, October 29, 2017      4 comments

I just had a great breakfast that included: Almond Butter,Bread, whole wheat prepared from recipe, Joney from local bees, Apples/ a Bananam Grapes, a Mango, an orange a Pear, Regular Coffee, and Coffee-Mate. then my husband and I went out fo... Read more
Saturday-great day
Saturday, October 28, 2017      6 comments

Every Saturday my husband and I go to a local breakfast resturant then I walk home from there 3.3 miles and heads off to play softball. I also then drove halfway to the supermarket and parked the car amile and ahlf from the supermarket and walke... Read more
Friday-I'm dragging
Friday, October 27, 2017      8 comments

Somedays, even though I get enough sleep, I'm still exhausted. Today is like that. My husband and I have a deal, if we haven't reached our step goal we'll walk together in the evening. My husband plays vintage softball on Tuesday, Thursday and S... Read more
Thursday = All good!
Thursday, October 26, 2017      5 comments

Last night's dinner turned veggie. We had eggplant Parmesan. My husband said it is one of his favorite meals. We had it with a huge salad with carrots, bell peppers, cucumber, red leaf lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Everything except the cucumber ... Read more
New Goal
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      8 comments

My good friend GolfGMA has suggested that I use a Spark challenge for my next goal. I got a lot of good ideas from my friends here. Since I already love my 5% challenge. I'll track how I do on the two Living the Good Life things we have each wee... Read more
I need new goals
Monday, October 23, 2017      8 comments

I suddenly realize that Candy is out of my life, I never drink coffee after breakfast and I have grown to love water so 64 ounces is nothing. I need something that has at least a little challenge to it. Gotta come up with something new. Any idea... Read more
Oct 19
Thursday, October 19, 2017      8 comments

Probably because I had such a bad night on Tuesday night I slept great last night. I feel pretty good today. As far as goals go I was done with Coffee at 10:30 this morning Candy was easy Water from yesterday was over 64 ounces. Today ... Read more
Oct 18 Back to goals
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      6 comments

All went well water, coffee and candy It is amazing how many candy dishes there are around here but with a little mindfulness I'm able to cruise right by Coffee done by 10:30 Water is on track 48 oz so far but I'll certainly get ... Read more
I love the 5% challenges
Monday, October 16, 2017      8 comments

I've been a member of the seasonal 5% challenges for years now. I believe they helped me to get to my goal weight and keep me there. Everyone tracks fitness, weight and living the good life (LTGL) points that include tracking your food, drinking... Read more

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