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Kings Park, Botanic Garden and Zig Zag Drive Day 8
Monday, April 08, 2013      2 comments

We started off our tour at the War Memorial from which there were wonderful views of Perth and the Swan River. We then head across the park to the Law Walk, which is a 1 1/2 mile bushland trail that showcases great views and a large array of wil... Read more
John Forest Park and Noble Falls Day 7
Sunday, April 07, 2013      2 comments

Today some of us headed to John Forest Park and Noble Falls. The park had nice hiking trails with great views of Perth and many exotic wildflowers. Noble Falls were smaller than I had expected, but I love the sound of running water so it was ver... Read more
Rottnest Island Day 6
Sunday, April 07, 2013      2 comments

Knowing that we were going to take a 1 hour ferry ride to Rottnest Island this morning, I got up and took my bonnine early. The ferry ride wasn't too choppy and, while I looked for whales, dolphins, and seals, I didn't see any. Rottenest Is... Read more
Perth Day 5
Friday, April 05, 2013      2 comments

Today we started out with a tour of the Swan Bell Tower. This tower is an architectural wonder that I can only describe as a futuristic looking space ship. The views of Perth and the Swan River from the tower are fantastic. There are 18 bells in... Read more
Cervantes and Nambung National Park Day 4
Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

What a day! We took a bus to Cervantes, a beautiful little coastal town on the Indian Ocean. It was then on to Nambung National Park where we saw the pinnacles and stromatolites. I was amazed that you could have desert and ocean right next to e... Read more
Candy, Wine, Scenery Day 3
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      2 comments

I started out my day with a trip to the Margaret River Chocolate Factory. Need I say more? They had every kind of chocolate imaginable. I did mostly stick with dark chocolate nut clusters, but I had to try a few dark chocolate creams also. ... Read more
Fremantle Day 2
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      2 comments

Monday was a beautiful day to cruise down the Swan River to Fremantle. I made sure to take my Bonnine before we set out so that I did not wind up feeding the fish. We had a nice relaxing cruise with plenty of interesting scenery along the way. T... Read more
Perth Day 1
Monday, April 01, 2013      3 comments

I made it to Perth yesterday and after getting settled in at the Quest on James I grabbed a shower and a nap before setting out for London Court. The weather is wonderful and Perth is a beautiful city. I am enjoying all the unique shops. I ... Read more
Eating Out
Thursday, March 14, 2013      6 comments

I am going to be eating out several times in the next couple of days, but I am feeling strong right now and like I can make wise decisions. I hope I stay strong when faced with actual menus. Even though I am planning on corned beef and cabb... Read more
Finding Inner Strength
Monday, March 11, 2013      2 comments

I had an emotional upset yesterday that actually made me lose my hunger (appetite sounds better but I had no hunger). I don't remember the last time I was so upset that I had NO desire to eat. I actually had to force myself to eat a little bit f... Read more
New Start
Saturday, March 02, 2013      5 comments

I need to readjust my sleep cycle so that I can participate in more morning activities. I am in the habit of staying up until 2 or 2:30 in the morning and then sleeping in till 11 am or so, which means that I usually miss Ladies class on Thursda... Read more
2013 Why I Want To Lose The Weight
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      4 comments

2013 is the year I am going to lose this weight and keep it off for good! I have a 4 year old grandson whom I am convinced will be scared for life if I am not around to spend time with him. I know this sounds a little narcissistic, but if this i... Read more
Stepping Out On Faith
Friday, February 08, 2013      4 comments

This is my first blog and since I don't journal this seems strange to me, but I am going to give it a try. I have told my doctors that if they would get my migraines under control then I would get my weight under control. While they are not gone... Read more

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