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The Big "C" Has Reared It's Ugly Head Again!
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      4 comments

In September, my oncologist said I was doing so well in my 8 years since breast cancer diagnosis. He thought when I reached the 10 year mark, he would release me to my regular doctor. How excited I was. I had no trouble after the mastectomy and ... Read more
45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old
Thursday, October 25, 2012      8 comments

45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old 1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good. 2. When in doubt, just take the next small step. 3. Life is too short not to enjoy it. 4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your frien... Read more
I Blew It (For Now)
Thursday, October 20, 2011      8 comments

I have been working so hard to keep my calories & carbs down and the blood surgar is not going down! I am very discouraged. So what happens? My husband brings home Mint Oreo cookies. I have not had trouble saying no to things like that. But not ... Read more
Unbelieveable - 8000 calorie burger
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      4 comments

Anyone hungry? www.examiner.com/parenti
0-calorie-burger ... Read more
Good Day
Saturday, July 23, 2011      3 comments

Today has been a good day. I was busy cooking, sewing, washing clothes, cleaning. I was able to get a couple of projects done that have just been hanging for way too long. It is a good feeling to accomplish so much.... Read more
When are we going to slow down?
Friday, February 18, 2011      3 comments

Environmental activist Jeremy Rifkin was one of the first to raise questions about the desirability of speed in his 1987 book Time Wars: We have quickened the pace of life only to become less patient. We have become more organized but less ... Read more
Don't Believe Everything You Hear.
Thursday, February 17, 2011      3 comments

A gentleman was meeting a friend in a restaurant and as he went in, he noticed two pretty girls looking at him. "Nine," he heard one whisper as he passed. Feeling pleased with himself, he swaggered over to his buddy and told him a girl... Read more
Be sure to come to a complete stop!
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      4 comments

A police officer stopped a motorist for failing to come to a full stop at a stop sign and proceeded to give him a ticket. The motorist protested, "Don't I get a warning?" The officer replied, "Sure. If you don't come to a complete stop... Read more
Carbs Help You Lose Weight
Friday, January 28, 2011      1 comments

Carbs have been an issue for quite some time. I read this interesting article yesterday. I hope you glean some good info from it. shine.yahoo.com/channel/
p-you-lose-weight-2442968/ ... Read more
Changing Up Things
Monday, January 24, 2011      3 comments

I am doing well with exercise & nutrition but I am stuck in a rut. Basically I eat the same things because it requires little thought and they are healthy. I am doing the same exercises because it requires no thinking or planning. This is ... Read more
I've Learned My Lesson
Saturday, January 22, 2011      8 comments

I am meeting a friend for brunch at Panera Bread and thought I would go to their website to check for calories/fat/carbs, etc. Was I ever surprised! ... Read more
Life is Uncertain
Thursday, January 20, 2011      3 comments

This blog is not directly related to healthy living but it is on my heart. One of my friends mother is dying from cancer. It is very sad. The family is very tight knit and Mom is the center...keeping everything going smoothly. She is only 65 and... Read more
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      4 comments

I am still spending way too much time thinking of and planning my food each day. I either have trouble getting in enough calories or carbs or getting in too much sodium. I'm not even concentrating on fat, potassium, fiber, cholesterol or calcium... Read more
It is Getting Easier
Monday, January 17, 2011      3 comments

I am not struggling so much with eating healthy. I still have to stay close to the nutrition tracker but I am sure that will get easier in time. It is also easier in the grocery store. I stay away from the aisles that have things I can't ea... Read more
A Test of My Determination
Sunday, January 16, 2011      2 comments

Things have been going pretty well since I started my healthy living on Jan 1. I eat healthy and exercise. Now I am facing a pretty significant change in our lives and it is very stressful. I hope I am able to handle it without resorting t... Read more

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