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Tuesday, November 25, 2014      7 comments

Alrighty... just need to vent. Hosting has fallen to me over the past few years... mind you I had skillfully avoided this for decades. There will be 12.5 attending and yes I ordered dinner and planned what else was needed. My problem lies ... Read more

Feeding the Soul Instead of the Stomach.

Sunday, November 23, 2014      9 comments

Gotta say, there's a connection between the "comfortable life" and "comfort food". - WATERMELLEN Ah yes feeding the soul instead of the stomach. Yesterday was a day for that. Special Olympics held the Fall State games, so the mom's had a bi... Read more

Hoping the Storm Will Clear

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      5 comments

Birds sing after a storm. Why shouldn't we? --Rose Kennedy I have been dealing with digestive issues for over two years now. My A1c has gone from 5,7 to 8. Having a 7 is what is the usual goal. Getting those numbers can be achieved by d... Read more

Welcoming Change

Friday, November 14, 2014      3 comments

There has been much talk about change lately. And many changes have taken place. Yet I still cling to the familiar that isn't working for me. Like the freshly fallen snow I awoke to this morning, I need a new perspective. I have changed,... Read more


Thursday, November 13, 2014      5 comments

Thank you for all the kind and supportive comments on yesterday's blog and for that matter on all my blogs. One thing this past Veterans Day taught me was to have a little more empathy, Not only to those that have served, but to to all mankind... Read more

Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      4 comments

The day offered many opportunities for expressing gratitude for service by our veterans. My sweetie rarely speaks of his service. Upon his return home he was not welcomed, but was greeted by protests and shunned. Of course this only added to the... Read more

I still can do what I can do.

Thursday, October 23, 2014      5 comments

It's been a bit of a struggle as of late with my digestive issues. I have fallen back into old ways of eating and adopted adaptive behaviors in order to get things done. For example: I'll have breakfast after going out and running errands. ... Read more

Well that didn't work!

Saturday, October 18, 2014      8 comments

Went back to my doctor and have yet another pill. ARGH!!! If this doesn't work it's off to the GI doc. What is infuriating is that usually folks with GI issues lose weight, me not so much. So ... What's a girl to do. Exercising has gone to t... Read more

Pumpkin here, Pumpkin there, Pumpkin everywhere.

Saturday, October 11, 2014      5 comments

Whatever happened to moderation! emoticon Read more

Adaptive Behavior

Monday, September 29, 2014      7 comments

Yes I did go to the Doctor and received yet another pill. UGH! I'm giving it some time, but am disappointed that the source of my digestive system distress is still a mystery. I would like to thank all my Spark friends who have urged me to a... Read more

Ran away from home..

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      8 comments

I decided to put my stuff on hold and go see the grand kids, Yes I did adaptive stuff that really wasn't in my best interest, like not eating until 2pm. However that helped me get through the ride without incident. Now I that I have settled b... Read more

Facing Challenges

Wednesday, September 17, 2014      8 comments

I am an adaptable creature. Finding what works, the easiest route. For example: Since my digestive issues are such that I need to stay near porcelain facilities, my solution, not eat until after running errand. Then come home to eat breakf... Read more

Great News!!!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014      9 comments

The Ton of Fun Challenge will be repeated in January!!!! emoticon Read more

Stuff Happens .."Oh Well"

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      9 comments

Yesterday I composed a wonderful blog about Music, as I was about to post when my computer crashed. "Oh well" Having that "Oh, well!" response that Dr. Judith Beck suggests helps me to move forward. Yes that may have sucked, but what can I do ... Read more

Missed the ToF Picnic.

Sunday, September 07, 2014      7 comments

Bummed about not making it to the Ton of Fun Challenge Finish Line Potluck last night, my body made other plans for me. I really wanted to see the smiles on the faces as their award(s) were announced. I still do not know mine and will share once... Read more

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