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New Week, New Activities & Friends
Sunday, January 29, 2017      28 comments

Oh my! I haven't blogged for a while. First the SP news. I am going into Week 3. of the BLC 33- Determined Desert Tortoise. Week 1 ... Read more
An Extraordinary Life
Monday, January 16, 2017      33 comments

I recently read an article entitle How to Have An Extraordinary Life. While some of what I share is quotes from the article, I am hopefully explaining how we all have a higher power, what ever you call it, within us. For me, it is the Holy Spiri... Read more
Don't Stay Where You Are Because You Are Afraid to Leave
Wednesday, January 11, 2017      31 comments

2016 was year year of many changes. I had a choice, to go into panic mode and wring my hands, or accept that change is part of life, and do my best to deal with it. I have been active on Sparkpeople since September 2015. I have learned so m... Read more
Saturday, December 31, 2016      33 comments

New Year's Eve, the end of 2016. I called my Mom, this would have been her and Dad's 60th anniversary had he not passed. When I was living in Oregon, I would take her to dinner on the Coast, we would stay in a motel and dress up. So today I a... Read more
State of the Union 12/22/2016
Thursday, December 22, 2016      33 comments

OK, the union is more like getting my mind and body on the same path. My weigh in this week was down- I am happy about that! I joined the BLC 32 15 week challenge and am proud to say I lost 20#'s. I am celebrating that because I have ne... Read more
There's A Pill for That
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      27 comments

There’s A Pill for That by Lorraine Brooks And its what we look like that matters. People make comments that sometimes are cruel And can leave our emotions in tatters. We live in a world where performances reign And if w... Read more
Fun Christmas Music
Friday, December 09, 2016      18 comments

I am limping into the 21st Century. When I married STBEX, I had an extensive music collection. When we moved into the Motorhome, he copied all the discs onto an IPOD classic. Well fast forward 7 years later and there is a lot of music that isn'... Read more
Functional Fitness
Thursday, December 08, 2016      31 comments

I am going to be 67 soon. I am still striving to be at the corner of Happy & Healthy. Some things are working well. My nutrition program is functioning. I am using the KISS method- Keeping it Simple Sunny. I have used the nutritional tracker to ... Read more
Sasscee Girls
Monday, December 05, 2016      28 comments

The big event for me was the Sasscee Girls Brunch at a local resort. Oh my, there was so much food! I followed my plan and stayed within my calorie allowance- HURRAY! I did have a shooter of chocolate cake for dessert, which is the equivalent... Read more
Nov 30th Recap
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      31 comments

Time for the monthly recap. Has it only been a month? It feels like much longer than that! I lost 2 lbs. this week, but only 5# for the month. Last month I lost 10#'s, I was kind of hoping to see that number again. But I will accept and b... Read more
Nov. 28th. New beginnings and Bagles
Monday, November 28, 2016      42 comments

I did it! I officially adopted Ringo yesterday. Ringo is about 8 years old, with rescues, it is difficult to ascertain a certain age. He is a cros... Read more
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      38 comments

I had surgery Monday, stayed overnight in the hospital and was discharged Tuesday afternoon. I am thankful for my surgery team. For the anesthesiologist who listened to my concerns and got me through recovery without nausea or grogginess. For th... Read more
Recovery Day
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      24 comments

My BFF's drove me to Mesa yesterday for my pre-op appointment. We left at 8:30 a.m. and got back to Tucson at 9 last night. I was SOOO tired, which meant I didn't sleep well. Go figure. Anyway we left early so we could go to IKEA! I am not... Read more
Sunday, November 13, 2016      25 comments

Sometimes, you get messages from various sources. When you get the message consistently, you have to stop and reflect on what lesson the Universe is conveying. Today was such a day. First, LEANJEAN posted a beautiful blog about her memories... Read more
Eat a Rainbow
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      28 comments

One of the challenges this week was to eat the rainbow. Well, as a household of one, that was a lot of veggies. Then I found this rainbow soup! It makes 9 cups of soup. So I took my trusty Mason jars and filled them with this soup. I have to s... Read more

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