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Walking is Wonderful

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      31 comments

Today I was able to enjoy a walk each with 2 friends. It may be dreary outside, but the sunshine of friendship brightens up even the rainiest of days. I wish you all a wonderful day!... Read more

Such a Pity Party!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      18 comments

It's Tuesday now and after a night's sleep, I was angry this morning for those self-pitying feelings I blogged about yesterday! Oh my gosh. But I guess we do need to be gentle with ourselves sometimes and just accept the process. Feeling bet... Read more


Monday, March 23, 2015      13 comments

I never used to think about exercise. Didn't ever (except when getting my body ready for DD's wedding) think about doing exercise every day. Now I do. And I DO count heavy cleaning as exercise if and only if I sweat while doing it! So whe... Read more

Another buffet today

Sunday, March 22, 2015      13 comments

Yep, we are attending another buffet dinner tonight! Oh my goodness. Well, I am fully prepared for it...know exactly what I'm going to choose and in what amounts. I just have to keep remembering how long after I quit smoking that I want... Read more

Fake it until you make it?!?

Saturday, March 21, 2015      12 comments

I know that saying, but I feel like an impostor. I'm not a thin person...I'm a fat person masquerading as a thin person and that fat person is fighting to get back out! Yep, it doesn't take much to give that fat person some strength...just a l... Read more

Canada Blooms the Home Show and Cooking

Thursday, March 19, 2015      14 comments

I love to cook. It's a fabulous pass time and I love to be creative when I cook. Now I love to create new recipes which are healthy, low calorie and yummy! We attended Canada Blooms and the Home Show in Toronto today where I purchased a... Read more

National Thin Person's Day?!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      20 comments

Today is St. Patrick's Day. How very nice that we celebrate being Irish, even if we're not. So why not have National Thin Person's Day? This at least is something people could aspire to being. We could all eat salad and baked salmon while we... Read more

4th Day of DH's Birthday Celebrations

Sunday, March 15, 2015      13 comments

Well, today is the 4th day of DH's birthday celebrations and today I will have to gird my loins with ALL of Beck's tools. And I will. I will because I don't have another big loss in me folks. This afternoon both my daughter and her fami... Read more

Today is Day 3 of DH's 3 day Birthday Celebration

Saturday, March 14, 2015      12 comments

Not sure why he's wanting to celebrate so hard this year...guess he's really happy to have made it to age 63!!!??? Anyway today is day 3 of the 4 day birthday celebration DH planned for himself. I'm only up 3 "salt pounds" this morning so I gu... Read more

Date Day Thursday

Thursday, March 12, 2015      15 comments

DH and I have been doing Date Day Thursdays every Thursday since before really brightens the week! We take turns choosing what we'd like to do. This week is DH's turn. It doesn't usually involve food, but today we are going... Read more


Tuesday, March 10, 2015      15 comments

I was blessed with a thin face. When I was 50+ pounds overweight, it was a blessing. Now that I've lost that weight and almost 60 years old...not so much. The gaining and losing of so much weight, so many times has taken a toll on the elastic... Read more

REQUESTED BLOG: Hidden Exercise

Saturday, March 07, 2015      13 comments

I've had a request to tell you about my "hidden exercise routine". So, how many times have I sat through a meeting and done nothing! Plenty! Not any more though....I'm not going to waste my time doing nothing when I can be fitting in FA... Read more


Friday, March 06, 2015      11 comments

Two days ago, The World Health Organization again made their recommendations known about our sugar consumption. They recommend that we do not ingest more than 10% of our total energy consumption (calories) in sugar. They go on to say that a fu... Read more


Thursday, March 05, 2015      11 comments

Ok, so there are many many facets to weight loss, however, the single most important thing is how many calories I eat. I can focus on healthy foods...but it's the number of calories in those healthy food that matters. I can focus on ex... Read more

It's good to be a BOTTOM FEEDER!!!

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      15 comments

The local newspaper ran an article on addictive foods last Saturday. I'm sure NOBODY is ready to hear this, but here are the 5 most addictive and the 5 least addictive: MOST ADDICTIVE: 1) pizza 2) chocolate 3) chips 4) cookies 5)... Read more

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