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The Brief Message is brought to you by Four Hundred and Forty Two Calories
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      2 comments

More than just about anything that is related to this site, what bothers me most are email recipes that are loaded with unnecessary calories; i.e., today's recipe is for a bread pudding with 422 calories and (this is not a type-o) 91 gr of carbo... Read more
 the original shallow depressions were slowly converted to creeks (quote from Apple Dictionary)
Monday, October 30, 2017      6 comments

The black cloud that was living over my head has finally dissipated -- thank goodness -- how would I ever handle a creek? This last episode ended in a 4lb weight gain...maybe that's my, that's something I can handle!... Read more
Some Cats just go through Life being Rubbed Wrong
Friday, October 27, 2017      2 comments

...doesn't mean I'm gonna stop petting cats. Just sayin'... Read more
Life is Like a Box of Chocolates
Saturday, October 21, 2017      3 comments

Then the internet goes wonky and you lose an hour's worth of work...I was on such a good roll, too! Maybe spending a little me time with a few bb King tracks will fix me right up -- at least from being a lot blue to being a medium blue. I have... Read more
My Sister Kathleen
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      5 comments

If anyone can make you believe that there is good in this world it would be my sister Kathleen. She is kind, thoughtful, gracious, loving, giving. She's also had the toughest life of anyone I've met. She knows her life has been rough, but she is... Read more
The good news is good news
Friday, October 13, 2017      2 comments

After posting the heart-on-the-Sleeve blog, dr sent us for the bone scan, but forgot to fax the info to the radiologist, which created twelve hours of more stress plus a lot of time wasted. Our GP (not the specialist) let us know immediately th... Read more
From a binge-eater to an over-eaterer in 6 years flat!
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      6 comments

Day before yesterday I had a bit of a melt down. You know what I mean: over worked, over tired, over stressed, and over lonesome. Then I sat down with a good book and a cuppa for some me time, and was interrupted four times, then it was time to... Read more
I am Worried, but is it for the Wrong Reason?
Friday, September 29, 2017      8 comments

A new stress has been added to my life, and my concern is whether or not I'll be able to keep my predilection to bingeing during stress in check. This, of course, sets of my guilt switch. I am worried about being able to worry and take care of ... Read more
10 Sep 2017 Musings -- Not a Repeat of the 21 February Blog
Sunday, September 10, 2017      4 comments

Beck DID work, but then it didn't. I would still recommend the program. It takes a very disciplined (or compulsive) person to stay with the Beck program, and I do not fit neatly in either category. Beck kept me focused until it didn't. ... Read more
Sunday - It's not the Heat--it's the Humidity
Monday, September 04, 2017      2 comments

I'm still doing great, and I'll do greater once I finish strength training my arms, which I will do after this show is over...not procrastinating, it's all part of the plan. I am committed!... Read more
Saturday - Fitbit Giving me Bits of Fits
Saturday, September 02, 2017      1 comments

For no reason whatsoever, the Fitbit flew out of it's holder, so it wasn't tracking for who-knows-how many-steps/miles? Fortunately it is was found in the parking lot, defunct. Fiddled with it, and it seems to be working just fine, now. It wa... Read more
Friday -- Like Seven Minutes from the Mid Day Sun
Saturday, September 02, 2017      1 comments

104. Still a good day.... Read more
Thursday: Rolling like a River towards the Weekend
Thursday, August 31, 2017      3 comments

i am in a very good place; I think the plateau has been broken. Being the superstitious type, putting that in writing worries me more than a little. If I were more superstitious, maybe I could spit, or something, and block those evil spirits ... Read more
Purposely Vague
Thursday, August 31, 2017      1 comments

Wednesday used to be my favorite day -- afterall, it begins with an upsidedown em--what could be better? Generally speaking, Wednesdays tend to be stressful; climbing uphill away from the weekend, then the rapid descent into finishing up before ... Read more
Tues Day is Done -- All is Well
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      0 comments

As a retrospect why did the down hit so hard? It ruined a streak! Sunlight winked through leaves Eating breakfast out of doors Thoughts of perfect day... Read more

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