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A new reason to be healthy

Thursday, August 06, 2015      13 comments

Family is so important to us & our grandchildren just seem to have a special pull on our hearts, or for me that's the case. Now I have another reason to pay attention to my healthy goals & complete them, I have many years I wish to share with m... Read more

August Goals

Thursday, August 06, 2015      10 comments

I took July off from my goals & challenges. Not because I wanted to, but life was just too hectic so I kind of lost my way during July. We celebrated the 4th of July with family, then my oldest son's birthday was the 5th, mine was the 10th & I g... Read more

May Results & June Goals

Thursday, June 04, 2015      9 comments

May was definitely a better month as far as the scales go. Even with all the cookouts & dinners to celebrate, I still managed a 3.2# loss from 183 to 179.8 emotic... <a href=Read more

Memorial Day

Friday, May 22, 2015      8 comments

For the 4th week of the Beautiful Bluebells challenge, I am blogging about my Memorial Day Weekend. Typically we will have a family cookout for Memorial Day, but this year since we have part of our family traveling to see other family & one... Read more

April Results & May Goals

Tuesday, May 05, 2015      10 comments

I'm not sure what happened in April but I had a horrible month with the scales, my weight has crept back up to 183. emoticonRead more

Outdoor fun...

Monday, April 27, 2015      12 comments

For our Anniversary a couple of weeks ago, we decided to stay home & do some sightseeing close to home rather than taking a vacation that required driving several hours to a getaway destination. One of our trips was to Raven Rock State Park... Read more

February results & March goals

Saturday, March 07, 2015      14 comments

February was all about getting back on track & regaining ground after being sick & on weight gaining prednisone. My weight had crept back up to 175.5 but I'm happy to say by the end of the month I had dropped back to 174.4 Read more

January 2015 Results & February Goals.

Sunday, February 01, 2015      8 comments

Woohoo, January was a very good month as far as weight loss, best I can remember in quite a while. I started a new medication for my diabetes, a weekly injection (Tanzeum). It seemed to help with bringing my BS in good control, that plus being ... Read more

My final week of January 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015      7 comments

Sunday I started getting a sore throat. By Monday morning, I added an earache & nasal pressure. I went to the Dr, diagnosis was Strep Throat. & Sinusitis. I spent all week home from work sick, only venturing out to go to the Dr on Monday & then ... Read more

A review of 2014 & goals for 2015

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      11 comments

In reviewing 2014 I see it was a year of a roller coaster ride. I mean I started out @ 176, lost some weight, but would regain it. My diabetes has been a big issue with controlling my weight & especially with finding a medication that would work... Read more

December '14 Results & January '15 Goals

Monday, January 05, 2015      8 comments

So my 1st Blog Challenge for the Snowy Leopards is to review my December 2014 results & post my January 2015 goals. When I went for my annual physical & had my labs done, my DR was very concerned as my Triglycerides were over 400 & my A1... Read more

November Results & December Goals

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      9 comments

Although I didn't quite make my weight loss goal of 182, I'm happy that I at least dropped 0.5# down from 183.5 to 183. Baby steps is what I'm taking as I work to get myself back on track. So I'm at a new weight of 183 to start out Decem... Read more

Kitchen Re-Do

Sunday, November 30, 2014      14 comments

Many of my spark buddies have asked to see before & after pictures of the kitchen remodel project my DH & I took on just before the Thanksgiving holiday. It was a lot of hard work on the weekends, and some long night trying to get it all done b... Read more


Saturday, November 29, 2014      11 comments

This Thanksgiving was a little different but one that was a definitely good change. Each of our kids or their spouses prepared desserts &/or dishes to contribute to the family meal, so it was nice not to have to prepare an entire meal myself fo... Read more

Thanksgiving is coming...

Thursday, November 13, 2014      12 comments

So for week 2 of the BSG challenge, I was asked to blog about the holidays ---whether or not my menus are planned & if shopping is done. I will focus my attention on the Thanksgiving holiday only since it's only 2 weeks away. Originally we ... Read more

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