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Food for fuel not for escape
Tuesday, February 23, 2021      2 comments

I love food. Nice well prepared fresh food. I like to eat food. I mean, I was married to a chef and prior to that I cooked pretty well myself and still do. I just cook cleaner and leaner and watch portions. Overeating and fat isn’t my friend... Read more
Sunday, February 21, 2021      6 comments

When I got back on track 2 plus years ago I wanted to lose 40 pounds. I passed that goal and at 50 pounds down I calmed my focus a bit but kept on. I then lost 60. And I was fine there. When the pandemic hit I got stressed and lost 4 more. My ... Read more
Okay ... new scale on way
Thursday, February 18, 2021      5 comments

I'm buying a scale to replace my broken one. it will be an eye opener and I'm pretty worried. I know I've gained some weight and I am worried that there will be a difference in accuracy because I'm not sure how accurate the one I had used to be.... Read more
Rainy Days
Saturday, February 13, 2021      1 comments

It's been raining cats and dogs lol It's February and it's chilly and rainy. But this rain and gloom is also making me think about spring. I mean, we aren't going to have spring for another month or so, but this 30s and 40s (sorry friends w... Read more
I need a new scale
Friday, February 12, 2021      2 comments

My Wii fit that I have used for my scale has died. and now I need to buy a scale. I haven't weighed myself in months. I know I've gained some weight because I am pretty mindful, but have been a bit slack here and there. I want one that isn... Read more
Supporting each other
Friday, February 05, 2021      2 comments

I lost one of my dogs the other day. he was older almost 16, but he was healthy up until that and I think it was acute pancreatitis. the thing is, I didn't do aggressive measures. I did some to see if there was any rallying back. if he had ralli... Read more
New MacBook.
Saturday, January 23, 2021      2 comments

I got my new MacBook yesterday. I haven't had a brand new computer of any kind since I got my Mac mini back in 2010. I did pick up a 2011 MacBook a few years ago for $200 and some soap. My Mac mini is tired. I use it in my office mainly to... Read more
Still here. Still here.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021      2 comments

I am still here. I have not left. I just haven't logged on my laptop and blogged or done things like that in forever. I do log in on my iPhone every morning and do my spark points and I track my calories and water. I have been diligent in... Read more
Checking myself.
Thursday, July 16, 2020      2 comments

Checking the empty calories. Been drinking wine “as a treat”. That makes me relax. Next thing you know butter on popcorn. Would rather not put weight back on. . . So, I was allowing myself a glass or two if I was out with friends and I could wa... Read more
Popcorn, Absent Minded Eating and other Musings
Thursday, June 25, 2020      0 comments

I am sure I have blogged about this before, but I really like my late night "snickety snacks." Popcorn is my snack of choice. A few months ago I got really upset with my neighborhood grocery store and their poor handling of the pandemic by ... Read more
64 pounds down
Saturday, June 13, 2020      4 comments

I really had the goal to lost 40 pounds and was okay with that. I felt that when a woman gets over 40 we will have a middle aged spread and there's no way to lose the pooch. I was wrong. That is a myth. An excuse. I started being e... Read more
Nesting ... I'm getting a baby! (puppy, that is)
Thursday, June 11, 2020      1 comments

I am nesting. In about 10 days I will be getting a new puppy. He's a miniature poodle and from the same breeder where my two standard poodles are from. I was going to get one next year, but my friend (breeder) contacted me and asked if I was ... Read more
Friday, May 29, 2020      2 comments

I really need to check my late night snacking. that's the slippery slope. I got a loaf of sourdough bread from a baker at the market the other day and it's so good. Yesterday I had my coffee, my smoothie, my small lunch of a slice of sourd... Read more
Self Examination
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      6 comments

I keep busy. I track my calories. I make things. I’m making soap and body care. I’m spinning yarn and weaving. I’m trying to beef up my online so I can financially survive. I’m finding happys every day and sharing with my friends so they can fin... Read more
My Little Veggie Garden
Saturday, May 23, 2020      3 comments

Slowly coming together. I’ll have San Marzano paste tomatoes, sun gold cherry tomatoes, grapette cherry tomato, tomatillos, eggplants, peppers, hot peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, yellow squash, lettuce, green beans, and cucumbers. ... Read more

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