90 Days of Purge - Day 2 - June 25
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

Day 2 6/25/13 Today I purged: Home clutter - Baby clothes from 1988 Life clutter - Insecurity and the feeling I don't belong Baby Clothes - This is a happy purge, because I cannot honestly refer to my son's baby clothes I had carefu... Read more
90 Days of Purge - 6/24/13
Monday, June 24, 2013      3 comments

I read an article about a blogger who committed to 365 days of purge in her life. Her intention was to clean out her clutter. She spent an entire year removing things from her home - at least one thing every day. Sounded like a good idea to m... Read more
Time to Practice What I Preach
Monday, April 18, 2011      1 comments

I always knew this day would come. I've been preaching the benefits of low carb eating for years. I've responded to my husband's eating of pie, cake, cookies, candy, etc. with "that sh_t will kill ya" for even more years. While that kind of s... Read more
Now Hating the Words "Lymphoma" and "Throat Cancer"
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      9 comments

The biospy on my husband's enlarged lymph node showed nothing. The doctor said we had three options: - biopsy again - ouch! - do nothing and watch it - remove the node He talked us through all of these, all along saying "everything... Read more
How Much Do We Hate the Word "Lymphoma"!?
Thursday, October 21, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday my husband had a needle biopsy on a lump in his neck. It's a lymph gland that was swelling up and down as the result of a bone infection he had last year - and then it never went down. That's the good news, but still we have to be su... Read more
The Search for the Perfect Enchilada Finally Comes to An End
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      2 comments

If you read my earlier blog, you know that we have an abundance of squash from our garden - and we hate squash. So in an effort to use up just one more of those 50 squash (we're down to 48 now!) last night was dinner with Rachael's Food Networ... Read more
Why Is Every One Around Me Overweight?
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      7 comments

Maybe it's because I'm writing this blog, but suddenly I am noticing the number of women around me who are overweight. Like yesterday at Sam's, I'm there during the early business hours so there are a smaller number of people in the store - and... Read more
Quality Over Quantity - Losing Weight with Rachael Ray
Sunday, October 17, 2010      0 comments

I lost only 1/2 pound this week which is a little disappointing but I am not surprised. I'm still figuring out the rules of my "Losing Weight with Rachael Ray" program. In my first week I faced a few challenges. 1. Figuring out the rig... Read more
Just Because I Eat Moose Doesn't Mean I Like Sarah Palin
Saturday, October 16, 2010      7 comments

You know how every guy has his obsessive hobby right? It can be football, baseball, working on cars, racing motorcycles - the list is endless. But whatever it is, our guys are IN to it. Well my husband's thing is hunting. Not the kind of hun... Read more
We're Nebraskans - Why Did We Wait 31 Years to Grill Flank Steak?
Thursday, October 14, 2010      3 comments

Flank steak, where have you been all my life? Rachael's contribution to our diet last night was Dry Rubbed Flank Steak with Basil Butter from the June/July issue with Every Day with Rachael Ray. We are big grillers at our house I have no idea... Read more
Don't Blame it On Rachael...Blame it On the Frankenchicken
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      2 comments

Smart Chicken is expensive! So all I can say is thank God I didn't spend my money on the Smart Chicken. It would not have made this night any better and I would have just felt worse for wasting my money. Rachael and Food Network joined our p... Read more
Beginning the NBLC4 by Losing Weight with Rachael Ray
Monday, October 11, 2010      2 comments

I started my official weight loss program with Rachael (and other guests will join us too!) yesterday - 10/10/10 seemed lucky to me. I weighed in at 141! Ouch! I remember while pregnant I hit 140 and thought I would NEVER weight that much ot... Read more
Rachael Ray / Britney Spears Night - A Huge Success!
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      1 comments

Our first Rachael Ray night was a huge success - turning my squash hating husband into a squash eater - and you don't even know how shocking that is. My daughter Rhiannon and her husband Dan joined us. Rhiannon and Dan are not fans of "Glee" b... Read more
Losing Weight with Rachael Ray!
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      5 comments

Today begins the first day of my new program which I am calling "Losing Weight With Rachael Ray!" Rachael isn't exactly known for her low-cal, low-fat recipes and that's exactly the point. I am out to prove that you can lose weight and still ... Read more
Girl Crush - Stevie Nicks and Rachael Ray
Sunday, September 05, 2010      1 comments

All of you who lived in the time of "Rumours" know that Stevie Nicks is the one and only Gold Dust Woman. Beautiful, mysterious, unique and talented beyond description, Stevie Nicks is my first and only lifetime girl crush. I wanted to look l... Read more

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