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Several Prayers Came True This Year
Sunday, December 27, 2015      4 comments

Several of my prayers have come true this year. First of all, I found out that I did NOT have cancer after receiving a bad medical report in October. Thank God for THAT ! Also, I had been praying for a girlfriend IRL (in real life) ... Read more
Had a medical scare - and found out I have a lot of people in my life who love me
Saturday, December 19, 2015      7 comments

The past couple of months have been a whirlwind. I had had pain in my hip for many months so my doctor ordered an X-ray. The radiologist reported that he saw a "neoplasm" (cancerous growth) in the L5 vertebra which he added was "probably meta... Read more
I'm overweight but otherwise healthy.
Monday, August 31, 2015      6 comments

I rode my bike over to my doctor's office and picked up a copy of my last blood work results and then spent an hour writing a blog about how great my results were . . . . and then when I went to post it . . . it DISAPPEARED ! DARN IT ! ... Read more
RECIPE for A Good Morning
Sunday, August 30, 2015      8 comments

Step One: Have an alcohol-free evening and go to bed at a reasonable hour. Step Two: Sleep at least 8 hours on a good mattress. (I don't ... Read more
Do you always eat breakfast ?
Monday, August 17, 2015      11 comments

I found an old magazine "all*you" from August 23, 2013 and I discovered something interesting in it. You know how everybody ALWAYS said you should ALWAYS eat breakfast ? Well this article by Aviva Patz said the "old rule" was that ... Read more
Whipped up a batch of homemade doggie biscuits today.
Thursday, August 06, 2015      7 comments

Here's the recipe: 1 cup boiling water 2 Bouillon Cubes (beef or chicken) 1 cup oats 1 cup cornmeal 1/3 cup butter melted 1 Tablespoo... Read more
Why do you drink to excess ?
Friday, July 31, 2015      5 comments

On my recent vacation, I read an excellent book titled "Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs" by Johann Hari As the name suggests, it is about drug addiction and drug dealing and how our current "war on drugs" ... Read more
One Day at a Time. . . .
Thursday, July 30, 2015      7 comments

. . . . . . is the inscription on my new silver ring and my new mantra. One Day at a Time . . . I Will - stay alcohol-free I Will - ... Read more
What are the symptoms of an Alcohol Use Disorder ?
Monday, July 06, 2015      6 comments

This is from "Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and your health" a booklet published by the National Institutes of Health/US Dept. of Health and Human ... Read more
I don't want to get Alzheimer's
Thursday, June 18, 2015      8 comments

Here are some "good things" in my refrigerator and pantry right now. I read an article in Prevention Magazine titled "Eat this way and Avoid... Read more
My weight went up over the past year !
Sunday, June 07, 2015      10 comments

I've gained weight over the past year - which is VERY aggravating, but it's my own fault. I started with SparkPeople in Sept 2012 and lost 40 pou... Read more
Update on WATER DIET
Sunday, May 24, 2015      9 comments

Memorial Day Weekend Well I've been on this WATER diet for over a month. I can't believe I haven't been blogging. What's Up with that ? ... Read more
FINALLY - I'm NOT feeling like Crap
Wednesday, April 29, 2015      6 comments

My morning is "pink and white" (like the photo) FINALLY ! I've been alcohol-free for an entire week and FINALLY I have some energy this morning ! It paid off. ... Read more
A Shopping Trip Today Cost Me 4 Whole Cents ! !
Saturday, April 25, 2015      8 comments

Isn't my new metal candelabra cool looking ? My sweetie found it in the shed on the property of our little apartment building. Apparently it had been left by a tena... Read more
Thursday, April 23, 2015      10 comments

Okay, so I haven't been doing very well. I've been drinking. AND EATING ! And I've gained 20 pounds over the past year. I'm UPSET with myself. So I came up with a ne... Read more

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