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Gee no one has ever said this.
Sunday, January 17, 2021      12 comments

January 17, a day I expected to weigh at least 20 pounds less than my last post September 23. I am pretty sure I have gained, but I haven't weighed myself. I just know my stretchy pants are tighter. I have started and quit a job and bought a new... Read more
Hoarding lids.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      9 comments

My husband bought me a cute affordable house close to the city before we were married with the thought if something happened to him I could afford the payments (morbid, I know, but he's a scientist and a planner). Over the past 5 years, our life... Read more
Is it 7 o'clock yet?
Tuesday, September 22, 2020      4 comments

I'll never forget a line from The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Rhoda and Mary were talking about getting ready for a date (I think) and one of them said, "Oh, I need to lose 30 pounds by 7'oclock." Is it 7 o'clock yet? We have to remember t... Read more
Barry Manilow saves the day
Thursday, September 17, 2020      5 comments

My husband bought me a house for my 50th birthday, a year and some days before we got married. I thought it was a good deal, affordable for me if anything ever happened to him and in a working class neighborhood close to the places we enjoyed go... Read more
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      3 comments

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Positive Vibes and mindless ramblings.
Monday, September 14, 2020      10 comments

Today, I choose to be grateful. I start 1 of 3 terms left of my masters degree. I have to remind myself that I have a safe, privileged life. I... Read more
Lifting each other up
Saturday, September 12, 2020      7 comments

My husband used to be an avid road-rager. Cut in front of him? Oh, he will pass you. Go to slow? You're going to get the horn. It was unhealthy and ... Read more
Dealing with the pandemic
Friday, September 11, 2020      5 comments

I miss my family and friends. I was in the hospital in April. When I was being discharged, I was told that I had been exposed to Covid sometim... Read more
Never give up, never give in
Thursday, September 10, 2020      4 comments

I almost killed myself getting gastric sleeve surgery. In 2011, the last time I posted on this page, I was really going to lose the weight! I was running, eating right and I met the man of my dreams. Cute shoes on our second date led me to... Read more
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      7 comments

A few days before I moved back to Ohio from California, my friend and I visited Point Reyes Lighthouse in Northern California. To view the actual lighthouse, we descend... Read more
Wow, time flies.
Monday, July 25, 2011      7 comments

I am at my top weight -3 pounds. Again. I decided to try Spark People. Again. I couldn't believe that I originally set my goals 749 days ago. I left some of the info up so I could look at it myself. I graduated from nursing school and got my LP... Read more