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Milestone 1-17-11
Monday, January 17, 2011      5 comments

I got on the scale this morning and I felt good. I looked to make sure the big lines which bracketed the scale needle were the ones I thought they were. They were. 175. Actually the needle was below that but at this point I am not about to quib... Read more
The bicycle.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      1 comments

several years ago My son saw the neighbor lady leading a very nice clean bike out to the trash cans. he asked why. she replied that she figured someone would take it before the trash pickup truck came. There was nothing wrong with the bike. Sh... Read more
Living in the moment
Sunday, January 02, 2011      1 comments

Have you ever gotten into your car to go somewhere and miss or almost miss your get-off, or turn because you are on auto-pilot to go to work? I have. Have you ever gotten into bed and been unable to remember what you have done or been tha... Read more
It 's a mystery that I enjoy.
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday I had the privilege of going out in the rain to shop with my dear daughter. As I was walking across the puddle strewn parking lot my slacks got heavier. The fact is that they were quickly getting soaked about the hem. This would not... Read more
Wednesday, December 15, 2010      3 comments

For years I have heard it said and I have said myself: I should write a book. I now have been bothered by a book idea for some time. I say bothered because I know that there are so many books out there written by witty and talented people that... Read more
Friday, October 29, 2010      2 comments

Went to morning Mass today and a lady who has not seen me for several weeks commented to me that she thought I must be losing weight. She congratulated me. I felt weird. You see, I have done nothing to try to lose weight that I had not been doin... Read more
Thursday, October 28, 2010      1 comments

Ego plays a huge part in ones battle against Type 2 Diabetes. When I was told I was 'borderline' I determined that with diet and exercise I would control it. I listened to the nurse counseling all 12 of us in her Type 2 Diabetes awareness class.... Read more
Goin' to Kauai!
Friday, February 13, 2009      4 comments

I almost cannot believe that my fantabulous daughter invited me to accompany her to Kauai for a week! You have to understand that she is a very special woman. I might be just a little bit prejudiced, but I am a rather objective person a... Read more
January 2009
Sunday, January 11, 2009      5 comments

Like everyone else I have spoken to this year, I have gained some weight. I actually reached 180, but I never recorded it as I was not able to admit that I had gained so much. Christmas around our house seems to involve food as well as the ope... Read more
12/14/08 Milestones passed again and again
Sunday, December 14, 2008      6 comments

I just re-read a blog I wrote last July. It doesn't even sound like me. I have gained and feel that there are just not enough times left for me to re-lose the weight that wants to find me each time I lose it. I have to do it howsomever many ti... Read more
Monday, July 07, 2008      6 comments

I am old enough to remember long car trips with over eager children sitting in the back seat and yearning for release from the stuffy confines of a 1952 Dodge 2-door sedan. Air conditioning was not an option and being the youngest, my assigned ... Read more
Sunday, July 06, 2008      4 comments

We are 70+% water, the earth is covered by about 70% water and we don't get the message. We take pride in the ability to go without going to the bathroom for 12 hours at a stretch without even thinking what this "accomplishment" might be doing ... Read more
Sunday, May 25, 2008      3 comments

"How do I love thee, let me count the ways" the poet said and I paraphrase it as "How do I reward thee, let me think of one that is not food." When I was more actively involved in mothering, working and volunteering I used to reward myself... Read more
Monday, May 05, 2008      2 comments

I took my measurements for the Swimsuit Bootcamp. I will have to dig out my measurements for the biggest Vivian to date. I buried them somewhere in the hopes that they would go away. I know I have lost two inches around my waist as I have had t... Read more
Ah, bread
Monday, April 21, 2008      3 comments

In all of the research that is going on in food development, I hope that someone an a backroom somewhere is working on developing a vegetable that tases like bread. Preferably it will have the nuttiness of a good wheat, the texture of Russion R... Read more

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