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Thursday, February 09, 2017      3 comments

How quickly the days go by!!! The month is about 1/3 gone! Got exciting news tonight! Our granddaughter who is a senior at Butler University called to tell us exciting news. She is going to NYC for 5 days to film the Westminster Kennel Dog ... Read more
5 Years of Spinning the Wheel
Monday, August 22, 2016      5 comments

When I divide 1825 by 365, I get 5. That means the trophy I received today marks 5 years of spinning the wheel every day! Not sure how I managed to do that, but I did. We live in three different houses but I always drag my computer wherever I... Read more
Thursday, June 16, 2016      6 comments

My hubby often eats cereal for breakfast but due to lactose intolerance it has been low on my list of breakfast foods. But this morning we both had a Raisin Bran Granola from Aldi's (190 cal. per cup) topped with fresh strawberries, red raspber... Read more
I'm off to a Good Start on Ash Wednesday!
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      4 comments

Day's not over, but it has been a good one! Dished up fresh fruit salad for breakfast, then remembered I said I would weigh and measure. so put fruit into measuring cup and guess what! I had the exact amount I wanted. Even weighed the Greek ... Read more
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      11 comments

Yes, it is Fat Tuesday and I am too fat!!! And a friend just left a whole lemon pie and a plate of cookies at our house! Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and I have decided to glorify God by doing the following - don't eat when not hungry, no sampl... Read more
Reflection on Exercise
Saturday, September 12, 2015      5 comments

No, I am not addicted to exercise. Sometimes I wish I were. My favorite exercise is water aerobics and I really enjoy it when done with a group as when I am in Florida for the winter. In NC I use my son's pool in our backyard as long as the ... Read more
1460 = 4 years
Sunday, August 23, 2015      4 comments

Just happened to look at the days I have spun the wheel and thought 1460 was a neat number and when I checked it out, it was exactly 4 years. I have been on SP since 2008, lost 50 lbs. in 14 months, maintained very well until the past year when... Read more
Thursday, December 25, 2014      14 comments

In six days I will complete my second 100 Days with No Sweets!!! Has it been difficult over the holidays? No, not really. Was I ever tempted to give in and eat some goodies? Sure, I was tempted, especially when I made chocolate coated ca... Read more
Saturday, September 06, 2014      4 comments

100 days ago I joined a Spark Team called 100 DAYS TO A NEW YOU. I had gotten to the place where I wanted too many sweets and my weight had crept up from maintenance some 15 lbs. so I decided to take the challenge of 100 days with NO SWEETS. ... Read more
Our Wacky Red Male Cardinal
Sunday, June 22, 2014      3 comments

He is beautiful! He is bright red! He is persistent! He is wacky!!! For 3 months this beautiful red cardinal has flown into our windows with all of his strength! Not once a day! Not twice a day! But countless times a day! Not one w... Read more
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      7 comments

Back in February I wrote a blog stating I had lost all respect for Dr. Oz because he was promoting this weight loss product which we all know is fake. Well, today on the Noon News I heard that Dr. Oz was going to Washington this afternoon to d... Read more
Saturday, June 07, 2014      6 comments

Finally got in a full hour of water aerobics - and I am very tired tonight. Going to bed early. Grandson graduates tomorrow evening and service starts at 8 PM. Guess I'd better take a nap or I will never stay awake for it. Hope I have time... Read more
Day 5 / NO Sweets
Tuesday, June 03, 2014      6 comments

Did it! Only 95 more to go!!! May have been a tad easier today, but find I am eating good solid food and ending at high end of calorie count. So now I will work on NO Sweets along with lighter snacks. PS Got to talk to sister tonight a... Read more
Days 3 & 4
Monday, June 02, 2014      2 comments

Not really easy, but I have now completed two more days with NO sweets. And to this I must add, my younger sister came through very serious surgery at Cleveland Clinic today, but there is a rough road ahead. She has a great faith and we ar... Read more
Days 1 & 2
Saturday, May 31, 2014      2 comments

Joined the 100 Day Team to help with my battle of eating sweets. And I have just completed the first two days! Yay for me! Baked for grandkids this morning, then baked for DH. Never even licked my fingers! ... Read more

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