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Going on vacation..
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      2 comments

I'm going out to the desert for about a week. I'm going to be good and walk, eat right , take pictures and soak up some sunshine. Enjoy your week. ... Read more
Helping a loved one..
Sunday, March 08, 2009      0 comments

Random Acts of Health If you're not comfortable with talking to loved ones about the touchy subjects of health and weight loss, you can still help them lead healthier lives by practicing "random acts of fitness." There are dozens of small t... Read more
It was a nice day.
Monday, March 02, 2009      0 comments

Today was so awesome. I had time to take a nice walk and look at the beautiful clouds in the sky. We had a few little showers. It's good to be alive! ... Read more
Tears and smiles
Sunday, March 01, 2009      0 comments

I had a very emotional weekend. Friday evening my granddaughter, her boyfriend and their baby (my little Mikala) moved to Phoenix, AZ. It was a rather sudden decision on their part and it was hard to say goodbye, but I know she is only a s... Read more
Healthy Reflections
Saturday, February 28, 2009      1 comments

You can complain because roses have thorns. Or you can rejoice that thorns have roses. - Ziggy The secrets of positive people Positive people tend to have many similar characteristics, such as respecting everyone's contribution... Read more
Good day, 2/26
Thursday, February 26, 2009      0 comments

I was so close to giving up. I've been really paying attention during this last week to my goals. I'm down 2 lbs. from 196 to 194. I haven't changed my ticker, I just got tired of the up and down cycle I was on and wrote down my weight ... Read more
A good day, 2/25
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      0 comments

Stepping closer to the light at the end of the tunnel Hard times are inevitable--death, financial struggle, family problems, the loss of a job, depression--all of these tough times are just seasons. Abraham Lincoln once said, "This too shal... Read more
It was a good day .
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      1 comments

I have been completing some things that need to be done regarding my mom's passing. It has helped me to at least make a start at doing some of these. I am staying focused on eating well and getting enough rest. Putting things off can'... Read more
Mom's dishes.
Thursday, February 05, 2009      1 comments

I put my mom's dishes in my cabinet today. Pretty pink floral pattern. They were my grandmother's before mom and now mine. So many memories of them. I am going to make an album of memoirs and keep it on the shelf next to the dishes for th... Read more
Enjoyed playing with grandkids today
Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

A great way to get exercise and relieving stress for me is visiting my grandkids. I climbed stairs and sat in the floor and played board games. ... Read more
Gained , but back on track today..
Saturday, January 31, 2009      0 comments

I have been slipping up so much the last few days, actually weeks. One day all will be going good then I will mess up and eat the wrong things. I know a lot of it is emotional eating. Dh is bored and that doesn't help. I know I can ta... Read more
Catching up
Thursday, January 29, 2009      0 comments

Today my Dh went to jury duty and I will use the time to catch up on my emails and some drawer cleaning. I'll take a good walk , too! ... Read more
wintery in CA
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      1 comments

It has turned colder here in southern CA. The hail and ice were actually a nice change. I guess this is our winter. We will be returning to WA in a couple of months. I have enjoyed visiting friends, children, grandchildren ( great-grand... Read more
It has been a good day
Thursday, January 22, 2009      0 comments

I have had a really good day walking, went to see a movie, out to lunch with my husband and enjoyed my birthday. I miss mom always but keep a part of her with me. Do what you can to make your days great, be thankful. Jo Ann ... Read more
Returning after mom's passing...
Saturday, January 17, 2009      5 comments

On Dec. 20th my mom passed away in her sleep. My dh and I traveled to Texas and had her funeral. It was hard to say goodbye to my mom. she was a very dear, loving person. I was glad that she didn't suffer and went on to a better place. ... Read more

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