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Needing to Vent ~ From Large to the Dreaded X-Large
Sunday, May 15, 2016      10 comments

I have almost given up on ever getting my weight down to goal and thinking maybe this is my goal weight. emoticon ... Read more
St. Patrick's Day At Our House (pictures)
Friday, March 18, 2016      13 comments

We had our fabulous yearly St. Patrick's Day Celebration at our house today. All the family attended. I did pretty well with portion control. ... Read more
Thursday, December 24, 2015      13 comments

I have been preparing for this holiday all this week. First we put up and decorated the tree. I wrapped presents all this week, a few each day and... Read more
My Fall Photos
Wednesday, October 28, 2015      14 comments

The other day it was sunny and the fall colors were superb so I went roaming about taking all kinds of pictures. Here are some of them: ... Read more
Adjusting My Eating Plan - Adventures in Eating
Sunday, October 25, 2015      15 comments

I'm back with another update on my plan and progress. I am learning so much about myself in this process. I'll have to admit I was almost ready to give it up yesterday as I was starting to feel deprived, but I think I figured out what the p... Read more
Progress on my new Eating Plan or How Goes it?
Monday, October 12, 2015      14 comments

I'm here to report my progress on my new Eating Plan. This week I tried to switch from my milk chocolate as a reward for doing my exercise, but after three days I decided I didn't like the dark chocolate and it was not seeming like a rewar... Read more
My Homemade, From Many Sources, New Eating Plan
Friday, October 02, 2015      14 comments

Okay everyone, here it is. This is what I've been doing this week. According to Sparks I've lost 2 lbs. but according to my calculations it's more like 3 lbs. When I wrote my last blog, I said the plan had to be comfortable, workable, and ... Read more
I Hate To Call This a Pity Party, But That Is What It Is
Saturday, September 26, 2015      9 comments

I fell asleep on the couch after supper with all the windows open and then woke up with a headache and freezing as the temps dipped down into the 50s and the cold air was rushing in. I spent the whole evening yesterday reading the Whole30 ... Read more
Weight is UP, panicking, so what do I do now?
Monday, August 24, 2015      12 comments

Now what have I done? I am in serious trouble with my weight. My scale has been broken (needing a battery) for a week so I have not been able to weigh myself in just about forever. I had two vacations and a wedding in between. ... Read more
Food Tracking--It's Not For Me (My Opinion Only)
Monday, August 04, 2014      12 comments

After I wrote my last blog I realized that getting so worked up over food tracking was making me crazy and eat more. I don’t know how to explain it but, trying to account for everything I eat somehow makes me eat more. If I see that I don’t ha... Read more
Sunday, August 03, 2014      9 comments

The diet demon-the scale-got to me this morning...back up a couple of lbs. the last few days in spite of tracking all week and increasing my steps a few weeks ago. So yesterday I didn't track...poo and I just ate what I wanted. I have to d... Read more
Help! Belly Fat-How do I Get Rid of it?
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      5 comments

I have a problem. It’s not a big problem but just an annoying one. I have belly fat. I’ve had 8 children so I know it will never be all gone but if I could just reduce it I would be so much happier. I would look better and feel much b... Read more
One-Room Schoolhouse Visit (Pictures)
Thursday, June 19, 2014      12 comments

Every year at this time my friend Polly and I host children from our local school at a visit to the Doolittle School (1848-1952). They participate in events that would have happened back then such as a spelling bee and learn about the difference... Read more
Monday, January 27, 2014      13 comments

The baby's mom is going to frame it and put it on his bedroom wall.... Read more
2013 vs 2014
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      9 comments

2013 was a kind of neutral year for me. Or maybe it just felt that way because it was the beginning of my fourth year without my man. I think of him daily and miss his cheerful smile and uplifting attitude. It doesn’t get any easier as the year... Read more

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