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Another blog that wouldn't post.....
Friday, October 21, 2016      6 comments

Hmmmm...had a lot of problems with wifi while visiting Mom. I spent most of the days sitting with my Mom, while she watched TV in the activities room or Her room. I have never watched so many episodes of the watching Gunsmoke, Andy Griffith and ... Read more
Quick Thoughts on Monday
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      8 comments

Gotta head to bed ASAP as I am up early to get on a plane to visit my mom. I greatly appreciate Tami's help as I try to figure out ways to stay in the lanes of the 5% challenge while being out of my element - and it being emotionally difficult f... Read more
The blog that wouldn't post yesterday so posting today...
Sunday, October 16, 2016      8 comments

Today was a good day! I lost 2 pounds but didn't even know it was that much until I this afternoon. I weighed myself, wrote it down, then went on with my morning. I have such an uneasy relationship with the scale but being on this challenge has ... Read more
Rain Rain please stay
Friday, October 14, 2016      7 comments

I woke up to a darker morning and the promise of rain. This is so exciting to those of us in California! And sure enough, it's rained all day. I had the windows open for a good part of the day just to smell it and hear it. ... Read more
The season of being thankful
Thursday, October 13, 2016      5 comments

That's how I am feeling after receiving such wonderful supportive and empathetic comments from the blog shared earlier this week. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. ... Read more
What's Eating Me
Wednesday, October 12, 2016      9 comments

This feeling your feelings stuff is hard. And some of mine are buried pretty deep. Like many, eating when I'm not hungry, or eating something that I know isn't good for me, is a signal that something else is going on. And although I know this in... Read more
Food for Thought
Monday, October 10, 2016      9 comments

Hello and hope everyone made it through Monday without too much trouble... emoticon I had a busy weekend, spen... Read more
Week 2 of the 5% Challenge
Thursday, October 06, 2016      5 comments

I'm enjoying this 5% challenge. One thing for sure it has done for me is make me re-think exercise. I love to work out, and doing something almost every day is a "get to" for me. But I've found that I'm doing a bit more, and trying some new thin... Read more
Being Kind
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      10 comments

There's a saying: Be kind, because everyone is fighting some sort of battle. I'm not always the kindest person. I can be impatient, and am working through some issues related to caretaking, so sometimes get annoyed if I find myself in situ... Read more
Life Gets in the Way Sometimes
Sunday, October 02, 2016      5 comments

Poor K, my husband, has been really sick. He did actually go to the doctor ON HIS OWN, meaning without me pestering him, last Thursday. She said he had a virus but gave him antibiotics anyway (a pet peeve). Yesterday, he was really coughing and ... Read more
Fat to the Finish Line - on Netflix
Friday, September 30, 2016      6 comments

Hello and happy Friday! It finally feels like fall here in Sacramento. Slight breeze, leaves rustling, and it's not 100 degrees! Even with the great weather, I like to go to the gym on Friday so off I went. Did elliptical for 35 minutes an... Read more
Is it Fall yet?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      6 comments

Gosh I am ready for cooler weather. I do not mind the heat here after living in the south for many years, but I'm a bit done. It was 100 degrees here. I got out of the house after going for a run/walk because my hubby is sick and I feel bad sayi... Read more
Mindful walking - scents and smells
Monday, September 26, 2016      3 comments

I have been working on several topics off line, with the 30 day blog challenge as well as the Fall 2016 5% -- but both challenges have topics that I want to spend a bit of time with, so haven't posted them yet. So I"m here right after my morning... Read more
Blog Challenge Day 3 - Who I am Closest To
Wednesday, September 21, 2016      3 comments

I'm fortunate that I have a good marriage and good friends in my life. I find that how close I am to each of them varies with the ebbs and flows of life. Right now, I'm very close to my husband because we spend a lot of time together now t... Read more
2016 Fall 5% Community Challenge - 10 reasons (Motivation Topic)
Saturday, September 17, 2016      5 comments

Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. I have more than 10 and may add to this, but wanted it here so I can reference it as the challenge progresses. ... Read more

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