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Another Hip Replacement.
Saturday, October 10, 2020      5 comments

Never did I think that I would face another Hip Replacement so soon. We, my mother's kids, must have inherited her bad bones. All my siblings have had one joint replacement or another. I am facing my third! Getting ready for Tuesday! Both of my ... Read more
Update to Feb. 16, 2019 Blog.
Sunday, April 21, 2019      4 comments

Just a quick update: I did discontinue rehab, ordered by the surgeon. Once I experienced pain in both of my hips (one replaced 8 years ago) and my ankle (injured and broken 2 years ago) the surgeon stopped my Physical Therapie. On my own will, I... Read more
I lost more weight, and faster than intended.
Saturday, February 16, 2019      8 comments

Our WL Leader, Ellen, congratulated me for losing more weight, than the 5% intended. SP, then, suggested I share it with the community. So, here it is. I started the Blog and, then, it disappeared. So, here I go again: I had knee surgery last ... Read more
A comment on our 2017 Starfish Summer Challenge....
Thursday, August 31, 2017      3 comments

Yes, Laurel was able to send a message to us. See under 'comments' in the Starfish 2017 Summer Challenge. She has also been communicating on FB. So glad, things are looking up for her. Big relief on my part.... Read more
More on the Hurricane Victims.....
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      4 comments

For those who know Laurel, she let us know via FB, today, that she, her husband and Sadie, their dog, had to move into a Motel 6, as they could not use their toilet at home, and apparently had no water. They are only 30 min. from home, which wil... Read more
A good Friend and her Family made it through Hurricane Harvey
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      7 comments

For four days, now, I have worried about our good friend and 5% Starfish Team Member, Laurel (ROCKPORT9). Rockport, where she lives, was hit hard by Hurricane Harvey. Today, I finally got a sign of life. I can't tell you, how much relieved I am.... Read more
Had to share this with you......
Monday, July 31, 2017      6 comments

I don't blog often, but just discovered this Spark Recipe this morning and wanted to share it with you, because it is so simple, fast and good. The link I copied and pasted did not work, so, here is the recipe: Submitted by: REBECCAFR... Read more
How are we doing with Portion Control? This was the question from one of our 5% Challenge Leaders.
Saturday, April 30, 2016      8 comments

This is how I responded: I keep a small kitchen scale on my counter, at all times, that shows oz., pounds, kg. and grams. I have a huge inventory of food posted in my 'Favorites' and also use my 'Frequent' postings often. I also have memori... Read more
A Remarkable Young Man
Wednesday, September 30, 2015      12 comments

I have met a young man on SP, today, who has lost a lot of weight, and continues his journey to get to his goal weight. His SP name is ON2VICTORY. What impressed me, and therefore want to share it with others on the 5% Fall Challenge, or any S... Read more
Owls in our backyard
Thursday, July 23, 2015      12 comments

These past weeks, we were able to observe an owl family in our backyard. First, we saw the mother push her two young ones out of the nest and then hurry them on from bush to bush and rock to rock. There, they sat for a long time, before the moth... Read more
My son the chef! Can I afford to visit him?
Saturday, November 01, 2014      5 comments

My son is a very creative cook with a fulltime job, a wife, two kids and a dog. In other words, a very busy young man. His children just changed preschool, which is closer to home (no longer 30 minutes out of his way to drop them off when going ... Read more
A post that made me smile.
Monday, May 05, 2014      6 comments

I thought this was very touching, but also very funny: www.youtube-nocookie.com
/embed/eqEkPjUbmIA?rel=0 A father with a big heart, wanting the best for her daughter and, obviously, approving of the groom.... Read more
This is to my friend Dachelle (MATTEROFHEART).
Saturday, March 22, 2014      5 comments

TODAY IS A NEW DAY. you can start fresh, wipe the slate clean. BEGIN AGAIN. TODAY, YOU CAN EMBRACE kindness. practice COMPASSION. STAND UP FOR JUSTICE. talk to strangers. ASK FOR HELP. LISTEN with your who... Read more
Wished Humans could get along that well.....
Tuesday, March 04, 2014      2 comments

It warms your heart: The love between a dog and orangutan. www.trueactivist.com/gab
d-next-will-warm-your-heart/ ... Read more
Did you ever order something from Amazon? This is what happens.
Sunday, March 02, 2014      4 comments

ow-the-amazon-warehouse-works Amazing!... Read more

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