Signs of spring..
The crocuses are blooming, daffodils are up, a flock of robins in the neighbor's yard..could it be? If so, it's just in time to save me from my last gasp with the winter blahs! I come alive when winter ends..and I can feel it beginning!... Read more
Gym re eval..
Lost 6 lbs, 8.5 inches, and my BMI is now within normal limits since last eval! I'm pleased. I also may be getting a handle on the health issues that have plagued me since our move down here, and be on the right traack..allerges, big time. Amazi... Read more
Haven't blogged for awhile..
between the election, the family upheavals, and the new puppy I just hven't hd the focus to do that. Feel like things may not be normal re family just now, but are becoming our new norm. If it'll fly I will ride it. My life and time seems once a... Read more
I am proud of myself today..
My A1C level was 6.4..controlled by diet and exercise only. I am still "overweight"..but only 2 lbs overweight now. I deserve my own applause because I have learned and made the the lifestyle changes I needed to and am healthier and more fit tha... Read more
My energy is back!
So is my drive toward increasing exercise, and healthy eating. Given the messes we've been through this summer, the amount of quick pick up meals, and the dearth of home cooking and deccrese in the good veggies we're both kind of blah. My stomac... Read more
Low on clories nd everything else today..
not feeling well. My tummy only behaves with broth and yogurt. I did get a brisk walk in however.
We're adjusting to the loss of our dog, but it's still so strange and we miss her.... Read more
Long time since I blogged..
On the personal front, our DIY home reno on our fixer upper is done, just this week. We also had to put down our beautiful canine companion due to cancer, and it's frankly killing us.
On the political convvention front, I think Michelle k... Read more
Rocking the exercise..
working on the food intake..portion control, limiting carbs to wht my nutritonist wnts me to have daily for the diabetes, and finding portion control a rel bugger. Sigh. Like the new gym, nice enough most days to wlk outside too, and I am feelin... Read more
Bad habits are easy to form and..
hard to break. We got into the habit of eating quickie meals, prepared foods, and unhealthy choices when without a kitchen all that time. I am finding it hard now to cut the carbs, eliminate the junk, and get back to what once was our easy norma... Read more
In the past three months we have: stripped wallpaper and old nasty carpet from 6 rooms and 2 bathooms, repaired walls throughout, painted all the rooms, laid hardwood floor in every room but the two baths, gutted the kitcvhen and installed new c... Read more
Wonderful 12/25/11 yesterday..
Four different cultures around the table, four different countries represented, four different world religions, four different cuisines, joined by affection and understanding.laughter and tolernce. Fun, interesting, relaxing and special. If our... Read more
Haven't written in my blog for quite awhile..in the mentime, have gutted a kitchen, denuded 6 rooms and two baths of wallpaper of a hideous nature, removed nasty dusty carpet from 6 rooms and two baths, patched walls , primered, and have four ro... Read more
Sanity gradully returning..
Friend saw her psychiatrist today, and he will help. Her SO will return to the US in the next two weeks..we can do this..
Our grandchild is doing well..preliminry findings are for childhood OCD, not autism.
Closing is tomorrow morning... Read more