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Let the New Year begin already!
Sunday, December 30, 2012      3 comments

This morning I found new resolve. I actually grabbed my water bottle and headed downstairs to the treadmill, then did weights and stretched. Now I have gained back 20 of the 40 pounds, so more attention to sparkpeople pages and logging everyth... Read more
Slipping Backwards
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      4 comments

I have lost 40 pounds (lost 50) but have gained 10 back. I can blame the grandkids visiting, I can blame it on no time. Or I hate to admit it but I can blame myself for not taking the time, the kids didn't get up till 9 or 10 - due to them bei... Read more
Thursday, October 13, 2011      0 comments

After tasting all the delicious foods of Italy for 3 weeks - gelato (every day), pizza almost every day, lasagna, pasta with sauce, with pesto, with olive oil, bread, oh lets not forget the croissants with chocolate - several times a week - mixe... Read more
Go Go Gadget!
Sunday, May 15, 2011      3 comments

Today I seemed to be going the wrong way on the scale - it could not possibly be the melted brie cheese and Ritz crackers or maybe the sausage wrapped in phyllo dough, or the couple of bites of homemade apple pie and cupcakes I devoured yesterda... Read more
Cigarettes - bye bye
Friday, May 06, 2011      5 comments

The addiction of nicotine knows no boundaries so they (experts) say. Well, today I just set my boundary - no more will I put a bunch of dead leaves in my mouth and light them on fire. I came home from the track yesterday after 3 miles an... Read more
Diligence vs Indulgence
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      0 comments

The smell of freshly baked apple pie is an alarming smell all by itself - but then bring out the chocolate ice cream - Jiminy Cricket - how much will power should one have to have. Friends invited us over for the first barbeque of Spring ... Read more
Easter Sunday: How Blessed Am I?
Sunday, April 24, 2011      1 comments

How blessed am I? 10 things I am grateful for this Easter Sunday 1. Love of a wonderful man. 2. Healthy children and grandchildren. 3. Home and security. 4. Personal well-being. 5. Healthy food to eat. 6. Darryl, Eddie, ... Read more
Sunday Bliss
Sunday, April 10, 2011      1 comments

A year ago I would have been frantically planning and getting ready for the work week. It feels good to know that the days are mine to plan, play and get healthy. I am so proud of myself for going to a friend's house to meet up with the C... Read more
Tea Time
Friday, April 08, 2011      1 comments

Sipping tea, listening to the ticking of clock, refrigerator running, and the cats lazily sleeping in the late afternoon sun, I enoy the tranquility of this day. Rarely am I alone able to be with only my own thoughts. But today is the day! ... Read more
Waiting for Spring
Thursday, April 07, 2011      2 comments

In Maine the snow is slow to go, I blame my sluggish mood on the foot of snow still taking up space on my lawn. The sun is shining, the sky is blue - as soon as this blog is done - I am off for a 3 mile walk. I keep telling myself (kind ... Read more
Foggy day
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      3 comments

The day is overcast with the sun trying to peek through. The scale showed another pound gone - eating healthy and moving is paying off - sticking to it is another story - motorcycle season will soon be here and the road is not kind to those t... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, April 04, 2011      3 comments

My day has started out great - got on the scales and found I broke the 200 mark. Only 50 or so more to go. I have started and stopped so many diets, lost and gained the same 20 pounds a dozen times over in the last 25 years. I could bla... Read more