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A life changing anniversary
Friday, December 08, 2017      16 comments

34 years ago, December 7, 1984, I took my two small children, (THEN aged 3 & 6) and got on a plane with a good friend and her daughter left the USA in a snowstorm. 13 hours and 8 time zones later, we landed in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. My friend ... Read more
The day that will live in infamy
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      4 comments

Today is Pearl Harbor day, the day that will live in infamy. ... Read more
YUMMY veggie burgers
Monday, December 04, 2017      3 comments

A friend posted this video to facebook, some of them sound Delicious!! 8 Amazing Veggie burgers https://www.buzzfeed.com
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Happy Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 23, 2017      4 comments

To all those who celebrate/observe the day, Happy Thanksgiving, I hope you have a lovely day with family or friends. I am not cooking the who... Read more
We will have a Thanksgiving
Monday, November 20, 2017      3 comments

1st off, I am American born and raised, my husband is American born and raised but for 30+ years he has been working and we have been living in Saudi Arabia. I hate it, but my husband is here, our kids are grown with kids of their own, so this... Read more
I quit!!!
Wednesday, November 15, 2017      8 comments

10 Years ago that is, gained 25 lbs, developed Thyroid problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, and menopause. Don't know what started what chain there but it all fell downhill from there. Except my nose, I can smell everything, even things th... Read more
World Diabetes day
Tuesday, November 14, 2017      6 comments

Today, NOVEMBER 14, is World Diabetes Day! EVERY NOVEMBER 14TH is Diabetes Awareness day! Please find information on this, find a cure! There should be more information made public about this day! I guess National Donut day is more important... Read more
Another Weigh in
Thursday, November 02, 2017      9 comments

For today's EMERALD GEM BIGGEST LOSER TEAM weigh in I was down another 3 pounds. I think most of that was from being the toilet a lot the past couple of days. Something I ate just didn't agree with me. I fixed chicken noodle soup from scratch... Read more
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      6 comments

Halloween is not celebrated, Not observed or recognized in this country, it is forbidden, NOT allowed and against the culture here. Once upon a time when the compound I live on was ALL Americans or all Westerners we would all decorate houses i... Read more
Better Weigh in
Saturday, October 28, 2017      7 comments

This past week is was cool-er here in the land of sand to get outside and walk. I am starting out slow and working up and this week was a good walk week. I got out 4 out of 4 week days and am building up the time and distance. Eating healthi... Read more
So discouraged today
Thursday, October 19, 2017      6 comments

Today was my weigh in for my Emerald Gems Biggest loser Fall challenge and it did not go well. This is getting me so very discouraged! I ate better this week, I got better sleep, I drank my goal of water, I got in real walking workout outs... Read more
Restart update
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      9 comments

It's finally cooled down a little bit in the mornings and less humid so I am able to start walking outside again. Start slow with short distances and timings and build up. It may only be mornings so far but I have to start somewhere and I am d... Read more
My Thought for today
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      5 comments

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Restart update
Saturday, October 14, 2017      4 comments

Doing ok, some days are better than others due to husband's schedule. My schedule revolves around his. since his stroke a year ago, I have to wait and see what his plans are day to day. He does work 5 days a week, he walks after work then does... Read more
My Thought for today
Friday, October 06, 2017      6 comments

Today's National Day Calendar day is: Introducing #PlusSizeAppreciationDay - recognizing the stigma of how we are supposed to appear in society... Read more

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