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We buried Sassy, our last furbaby
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      19 comments

We buried our last furbaby today. Sassy was 15 years old. I woke up to find that she was unable to walk or stand. SweetieOfStar spent the last few hours just holding her. She's with her sister, Tigger, that we lost last year. Tigger spent... Read more
The Great Lakes and Headaches and a Laugh
Tuesday, July 09, 2019      7 comments

It's that time of year again. Michigan is surrounded on three sides by the Great Lakes. The second X had to travel for work. He'd leave, go out of state, and his headaches would clear right up. The second he stepped off the plane, the headaches ... Read more
California friends
Sunday, July 07, 2019      2 comments

To all those in California who have posted they're safe, I'm very glad to see it! I used to live in California in the 50's and 60's. I've felt earthquakes, and know how very scary they can be. I've even been through two of them here in Michigan.... Read more
Saturday, July 06, 2019      5 comments

To update --- my sister has found a place to stay. When she went through what passes for social services, the landlord refused to work with them. She found someone who'd had their power shut off, and the person's brother was able to pay to have ... Read more
Monday, June 10, 2019      8 comments

Need Help in Arizona I'm sorry to have been silent for so long. We've been sick the last couple of weeks, and it culminated last night with having to take SweetieOfStar to the V.A. hospital. He's okay and back at home. But . . . I just... Read more
Gardening sore
Thursday, May 16, 2019      7 comments

Ow . . . I went outside and used the large "loppers" to get some of the grape vines away from the front windows and off my bushes. Oh, my. They're lighter weight and made for people with arthritis (easier to use). It's been so long since I've do... Read more
It's a win
Tuesday, May 14, 2019      1 comments

I was able to get outside for a short time today. There were two stinging nettles beside my front door. Were. There's still one more. Vines are growing on the bushes outside my front windows. And it looks as if there are trees trying to grow in ... Read more
Hopefully a Loss Day
Monday, May 13, 2019      5 comments

Another sinus headache day today. Phhhlllbbbttt!!! emoticon I didn't feel up to doing much, but I did have to go ma... Read more
Gain Day
Sunday, May 12, 2019      6 comments

Today was a great Mother's Day. I had dinner with 3 of my sons (my daughter was sick), GS2, and got a call from DS1 in Virginia. Barbecued hamburger with tomato, onion, & Dijon mustard, slow cooker ribs (Famous Dave's barbecue sauce), taco salad... Read more
Loss Day?
Saturday, May 11, 2019      6 comments

Today was pretty awesome. We were able to get out and pick up a small package at a Walmart that was about 9 miles from the house (it was the only store I could find that carried it). This Walmart was something else! I went in the front door, and... Read more
Friday, May 10, 2019      9 comments

It's time for me to make some goals for my weight loss. In the next 12 weeks I want to lose a minimum of 4 pounds. I can exercise 6 days a week (strength training at least twice a week), keep within my calorie goal range, and up my protein. ... Read more
Reevaluating my goals
Thursday, December 20, 2018      5 comments

I am, by nature, one who obsesses. I think and rethink and hash it over until it's way overdone! But all-in-all, I haven't set any specific steps for my goals. I went to a free webinar just a couple of days ago. As many great articles as I've ... Read more
Thankful for all the hugs, love and sympathy
Sunday, November 11, 2018      8 comments

Thank you to everyone who sent hugs, love and sympathy for the passing of my orange tabby cat, Tigger. I can't tell you how much it means to me and also to SweetieOfStar, who has read every single one! Your messages have touched our hearts, and ... Read more
Tigger passed over the Rainbow Bridge today
Saturday, November 10, 2018      15 comments

I've been crying off and on most of the day. We lost our orange tabby cat, Tigger. I had to call my youngest son to come over because she passed away behind our couch, and we weren't able to reach her. Bless his big heart, he came right over, an... Read more
2018 Fall 5% Challenge Community
Monday, September 24, 2018      6 comments

I'm joining the 2018 Fall 5% Challenge Community. It runs 8 weeks, starting in October. So 5% for me will be, more or less, about 12.5 pounds. I'm older and my weight hasn't come off easy in the past so I'll do my best. The motto is "Strive for ... Read more

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