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Healthier Eating is Paying Off!
Saturday, April 03, 2021      8 comments

My last blog revealed that my husband was changing to a healthier way of eating and it is paying off for both of us. This week I have dropped 2.6 pounds. He hasn't been weighing but he has been eating so much better. I am hoping that this will e... Read more
A New Development
Saturday, March 27, 2021      7 comments

A new and beneficial development has occurred in my life. My husband, who is sensitive to gluten, has decided to give up all grains and sugar (especially fructose). Gluten tears up his gastrointestinal track where my sensitivity only makes me re... Read more
Time to Update
Saturday, November 28, 2020      8 comments

I have been intending to update my blog for quite awhile. Blogging is therapeutic as well as a tool for accountability. My eye surgery was such a blessing. In the end I only need glasses for reading. The only downside is that when I look in the... Read more
Sunday, September 20, 2020      11 comments

I am so excited. My cataract surgery was a huge success. I can see clearly out of my right eye again! Colors are brighter and everything is so clear compared to before and my left eye. Someone described it like looking through a dirty window tha... Read more
The Eye is swollen
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      7 comments

Had my eye surgery yesterday. Went for a check up this morning and it is doing well. It is swollen and my vision is blurry. Should be better in a couple of days. Everything else i.e. pressure, etc. is good. Got on the scales this morning ... Read more
The Eyes Have It!
Sunday, September 13, 2020      13 comments

Haven't been doing very well in the weight loss area of my life. Tomorrow I will be travelling to Wichita to have a cataract removed from my right eye. Then in two weeks I will get one removed from my left eye. I am so excited to have dece... Read more
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      11 comments

Well, I have not continued my sugar free challenge as I had planned but by the same token, I have not been too far off. For the good news: My husband and I have been walking a mile 5 out of 7 days a week. It is difficult some mornings beca... Read more
Walking for exercise
Saturday, August 29, 2020      7 comments

Today was the third day that I walked all the way around our Veteran's Lake. Granted, it is only a little over a mile but I am in really bad shape. A couple of years ago I was walking around it multiple times. I am being kind to myself and have ... Read more
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      4 comments

Today was a good day. I walked with my husband this morning at dawn and was successful as far as eating No sugar. I am not going to bore you all by posting each day, unless I have something to share. I plan to stick with the exercise and "no sug... Read more
Where did the time go?
Tuesday, August 25, 2020      7 comments

Wow! Where did the time go? I had intended to blog at least every other day. Well, I made my 21 days, then lie a fool, ate some things with flour and sugar and had some hash browns at breakfast with my daughter yesterday. It was so good to see h... Read more
Success on 21 Day Challenge
Wednesday, August 19, 2020      5 comments

Tuesday was Day 21 of my No Sugar Challenge. Actually, those 21 Days went faster than I thought they would and having no sugar was so rewarding in many ways.. Wednesday, I will be continue with the No Sugar Challenge and I am also going to be ch... Read more
Day 18 No Sugar Challenge
Saturday, August 15, 2020      5 comments

Day 18 and going strong. Last evening my husband and I celebrated his retirement by going to Ponca City to the airport's restaurant Enrique's for dinner. I had fajitas but also chips and queso. The chips are really a no no for me. That and a ne... Read more
Still Going Strong
Thursday, August 13, 2020      7 comments

I haven't blog in a couple of days, but I am still going strong on the No Sugar Challenge. Today is Day 16 . The only sugar I have had was that cheesecake last Friday. I do plan to challenge myself to another 21 days of No Sugar, but also ... Read more
Day 14 of No Sugar Challenge
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      4 comments

Today was Day 14 and it was very much a success. Today was my TOPS meeting and usually I eat things after the meeting is over that are not conducive to weight loss or better health. You know, things like cookies, cake, ice cream, cheeseburgers ... Read more
No Sugar Continues
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      6 comments

So glad to be able to report Days 12 and 13 were successful. Tomorrow (Tuesday) is my TOPS meeting, so I will weigh in and see how much I have lost since starting the challenge. I didn't weigh in last week because I was quarantined becaus... Read more

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