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My Homemade, From Many Sources, New Eating Plan

Friday, October 02, 2015      11 comments

Okay everyone, here it is. This is what I've been doing this week. According to Sparks I've lost 2 lbs. but according to my calculations it's more like 3 lbs. When I wrote my last blog, I said the plan had to be comfortable, workable, and ... Read more

I Hate To Call This a Pity Party, But That Is What It Is

Saturday, September 26, 2015      9 comments

I fell asleep on the couch after supper with all the windows open and then woke up with a headache and freezing as the temps dipped down into the 50s and the cold air was rushing in. I spent the whole evening yesterday reading the Whole30 ... Read more

Weight is UP, panicking, so what do I do now?

Monday, August 24, 2015      12 comments

Now what have I done? I am in serious trouble with my weight. My scale has been broken (needing a battery) for a week so I have not been able to weigh myself in just about forever. I had two vacations and a wedding in between. Read more

Food Tracking--It's Not For Me (My Opinion Only)

Monday, August 04, 2014      12 comments

After I wrote my last blog I realized that getting so worked up over food tracking was making me crazy and eat more. I donít know how to explain it but, trying to account for everything I eat somehow makes me eat more. If I see that I donít ha... Read more


Sunday, August 03, 2014      9 comments

The diet demon-the scale-got to me this morning...back up a couple of lbs. the last few days in spite of tracking all week and increasing my steps a few weeks ago. So yesterday I didn't track...poo and I just ate what I wanted. I have to d... Read more

Help! Belly Fat-How do I Get Rid of it?

Wednesday, July 02, 2014      5 comments

I have a problem. Itís not a big problem but just an annoying one. I have belly fat. Iíve had 8 children so I know it will never be all gone but if I could just reduce it I would be so much happier. I would look better and feel much b... Read more

One-Room Schoolhouse Visit (Pictures)

Thursday, June 19, 2014      12 comments

Every year at this time my friend Polly and I host children from our local school at a visit to the Doolittle School (1848-1952). They participate in events that would have happened back then such as a spelling bee and learn about the difference... Read more


Monday, January 27, 2014      13 comments

The baby's mom is going to frame it and put it on his bedroom wall.... Read more

2013 vs 2014

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      9 comments

2013 was a kind of neutral year for me. Or maybe it just felt that way because it was the beginning of my fourth year without my man. I think of him daily and miss his cheerful smile and uplifting attitude. It doesnít get any easier as the year... Read more

Happy New Year!

Friday, November 15, 2013      10 comments

If you are wondering why I titled this the way I did, it's because this year I'm starting my New Year early. NOW. I'm not going to wait for January. I plan to be crazy for a year...not the mental crazy but fun crazy. I've ... Read more


Monday, November 04, 2013      10 comments

Excuse me if I complain today, but I just have to get it out of my system. I've been feeling down today. Things just don't seem to be going my way. Sure I still LOVE my activity tracker, and I use it every day, and I get my 6,000 steps in a... Read more

My SP Activity Tracker Came Today!

Friday, October 04, 2013      6 comments

When I got the mail today the first thing I saw was a thick white padded envelope from SparkPeople. I tore it open and there it was: emoticonRead more

Back to Square -1

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      9 comments

I weighed myself this morning and I almost fell off the scale when I saw the numbers on there. Makes me never want to eat again. I haven't weighed myself in a few weeks. And here I thought I was going okay with my eating. I even had a sala... Read more

Pictures~Some Odds and Ends

Wednesday, August 14, 2013      13 comments

I had a contest on Facebook this week to see If I could get 100 LIKES on my Facebook page for my new book. Tonight I reached 107 LIKES so I revealed the cover on the page. I'm putting it in this blog so my Spark friends can see it too. Here... Read more

More Beach Time (Pictures)

Thursday, August 01, 2013      9 comments

The whole family at the beach. The Girls. Read more

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