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Friday, April 23, 2021      1 comments

And I’ll be back at my 60# down. I’m so determined to not get that weight back on. My new normal is not overweight, but healthy and “slender”. I’ve been keeping it real for a few years now and as long as I stay mindful and diligent, I am ok. ... Read more
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

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