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Multiple Thanksgiving feasts...oh my.

Sunday, November 23, 2014      8 comments

This year appears to have three meals for thanksgiving! First at a church, second tonight at the church I attend, and third was changed as we got invited to a couple's home for Thursday. I ate properly at first dinner. I ate more at seco... Read more

Cold snap, progress and Burt's Buzz

Thursday, November 13, 2014      12 comments

Winter fell suddenly here the other day, early, but this happens every few years, and now a high of 30 and low of 15 is our normal. Neighbors left for two weeks, and did not prepare the water tank for their animals, thinking it was to be the us... Read more

I remember before recycling

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      9 comments

This recycling thing has me thinking sometimes. Like I watched a youtube video, bragging that this restaurant did not take out it's trash, yet in the video I saw food put in styrofoam containers. It was great his veg scraps went to chicken... Read more

5lb loss and .... hairstyles

Saturday, October 18, 2014      10 comments

Had a good week with some exercise and calorie tracking. Scale registered 5lb loss. I was surprised, so moved the scale to a new location, balanced it out and tried again. Yup. 5 lbs. We will see what it says next Wednesday. I know th... Read more

Blue moon red moon dancing to a happy tune...weight lost

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      11 comments

I remember years ago, when I lived in Nebraska, and went outside late one night to see the blue moon, along with neighbors Bill and Blanche Highfield. It did not take long, and the moon seemed to be more gray than blue to us. This morning,... Read more

Fall Frenzy Challenge and my Flex

Friday, October 03, 2014      7 comments

Small amount of weight lost since the beginning of the challenge, which I like, as they encourage me to remember to do strength exercises. For the rest of the challenge I need to get my heart beating more to keep up the loss of weight. I am ge... Read more

Food products: Shrinking sizes increasing prices

Saturday, August 30, 2014      13 comments

Today my hubby bubby wanted more ice cream that was on sale. Blue bunny brand and I looked at the amount on the carton. 1.65 ??? What? I remember when it said 1.75 and years ago 2 but when did this latest shrinking come to his ice cream? ... Read more

The Dog Days of Summer

Saturday, August 23, 2014      9 comments

Okay this isn't about dogs. We do have a sweet lab mix dog, rusty in color, from across the road, that visits for water, cat food and attention, and uses my north yard as her personal toilet. It is about the sultry days of high heat ... Read more

A bit faster

Thursday, August 21, 2014      13 comments

After just finishing the summer slimdown challenge my result was that I have more arm muscle and core muscles, and my measurements are the same BUT I can jog in place faster and longer than ten weeks ago. Success! The new fall challenge I ... Read more

Eating 'on time'

Wednesday, August 06, 2014      7 comments

I like to have my last meal at 5pm, but when pork chops are thawed out, and husband's job has him out until 9pm, then I break that rule. Since I have acid reflux problem, this is a sticky wicket for me. So eating earlier is much better for... Read more

Sleep schedule

Friday, July 11, 2014      12 comments

My husband's summer job has him leaving home at 4:30am, so at 3:30am we both get up to the alarm, get dressed, make some oatmeal & coffee. Then I turn on the outside hose, to spray the truck windshield to clean it for the day. I pack his lunch t... Read more

Husband on his tractor

Saturday, July 05, 2014      17 comments

My husband on his hand crank old John Deere tractor (green one!), Fourth of July parade in our home town.... Read more

Didn't hear a thing.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      14 comments

There has been one top piece of metal roof on the old barn that was sticking for for a month or so. This morning a storm came in, and winds that I did not hear, being so tired from working gravel. We got up at 4:30am to get a lunch pa... Read more

Food needs more tweaking

Tuesday, June 10, 2014      10 comments

For the beginning of the year I focused on getting used to staying in my range. Now with the second half of the year on me, I can see by the tracker I need to eat more protein, more calcium, less salt, more fiber. I am doing this a step at ... Read more

Husband home nonstop five days

Saturday, June 07, 2014      12 comments

Oh the 24/7 routine, cook, clean, cook, clean... I am staying on track and in range. He is eating things he brought home like potato chips, dip, and chocolate bars. Me: snack is a measured amount of raisins. Today is a rainy day so h... Read more


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