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I Can't Believe It!!!

Tuesday, September 15, 2009      8 comments

WOW! I rarely look at my accomplishments on my Spark Page, so was really surprised when I saw them today! 478 days of Log In 53 weeks of 150 min. of Exercise 474 days of 8 or more glasses of Water 420 days of 5 or more Fresh Fruits an... Read more

Lake House Seems So Empty

Monday, September 07, 2009      5 comments

From Friday afternoon until Monday morning the Lake House was teeming with activity. With 9 adults, 8 kids and 4 dogs, there was never a dull moment - except when everyone went to bed. And after a day fishing, boating, wakeboarding, water skii... Read more

Mom, you're trying to kill us with fat!!!

Thursday, September 03, 2009      5 comments

After my husband and I had been away for three days, our 13 year old grandson said to his mother, "Mom, Grandma has been gone for 3 days and you are trying to kill us with fat!!!" She had given them fried fish, fried chicken, and French fries i... Read more


Saturday, August 29, 2009      6 comments

This morning when I got on the scales I was so excited. After missing a few days of exercise when at Lake House and sitting in front of computer almost all day, my weight crept up 3 or 4 lbs. Then first day home we had several appointments sta... Read more

Is This A Swan Song???

Saturday, August 22, 2009      9 comments

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I WILL Get Caught Up With My Sparking!!!

Thursday, August 20, 2009      2 comments

I was very tired today! Guess I was just worn out from doing so much yesterday. Baked Chuck's birthday cake and prepared a special, but very nutritious dinner for 8. Today was busy as we got ready to go to Lake House where we plan to spend th... Read more

THE 50 LB. DAY!!!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009      8 comments

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The Garbage Casserole

Monday, August 03, 2009      9 comments

One day our younger son paid me the highest compliment!!! He said I could "make a gourmet meal out of the garbage". He really meant "out of the leftovers". And that is what I did today for DH and myself. I had leftover: brown rice green... Read more

The New Pool is Ready

Wednesday, July 29, 2009      3 comments

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Saturday, July 25, 2009      4 comments

Did I say we wouldn't go to the store this week-end? Did I say we would eat the food that is on hand? Did I say we wouldn't spend all the time cooking? Guess who has to eat her words??? I went to the store and spent $45.00. The big beauti... Read more

The Lake House

Friday, July 24, 2009      3 comments

After Chuck and I both had check-ups with the dermatologist, we continued on our way to The Lake House. Takes 1 1/4 hrs. to get here and we haven't been here since last October. Much of our furniture is here as well as china and many lovely p... Read more

FINALLY!!! Another pound is gone!!!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009      6 comments

April 8th is the last time I recorded my weight. I am very happy that my weight never went way up except when I had some fluid retention. I tried various means to knock off those last two lbs., such as going to high end of calories, low end an... Read more

Metabolism Change after all these Years???

Saturday, July 11, 2009      2 comments

Do you think it is possible? Do you think my metabolism has actually changed after all these years? My whole life, if I went to a picnic and ate anything, I would gain 5 lbs. and then have a terrible time losing it. These last 9 days I ate w... Read more

April 8th to July 4th, a long time!!!

Sunday, June 28, 2009      3 comments

Having lost 48 lbs. in one year on Spark People, I was a bit discouraged that I hadn't lost 50 and reached goal. After all, I lost steadily without plateaus so assumed those last two lbs. would be off in no time. I just flippantly set my goal ... Read more

FRESH, FRESH Eggs for Breakfast!!!

Saturday, June 20, 2009      3 comments

Early this morning our 7 year old grandson came to the 2nd floor of the Carriage House withn 4 lovely, fresh, brown eggs he just gathered from his beautiful hens. For Christmas he wanted chickens and he got them. The first batch were gotten by... Read more

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