Hasta el próximo mes
On Monday, my husband and I are leaving for a two-week trip to South America. We will be visiting Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile.
I look forward to sharing my photos and observations with all of you... Read more
A Snowy Grand Canyon Visit
It was a good thing I had visited the Grand Canyon several times before, because during our trip this past weekend, there was a major snow storm - and there was little, if any, view of the canyon.
These are some of the photos I took as we hike... Read more
The Final Days 27-30 with Siebold
My 30 days of compliance with Siebold will end this coming weekend.
It was not a straight run - mostly because of the family visit that pleasantly interrupted my life.
However, Siebold was always there on my shoulder nudging me and talkin... Read more
At the end of the day...
At the end of the day is when the energy is drained, and the strength has waned.
The physical and emotional muscles supporting commitment start to waver.
The best remedies I find are:
--lose myself in a good story- either in a book or a... Read more
Day 25: Comfort Clothing
We are all familiar with the concept of Comfort Food. It’s that soup or stew or hot meal that fills us up and warms us. It ‘sticks to our ribs’ and makes us feel good, inside and out.
Well, I am just now becoming aware of my need for Com... Read more
Day 25: Photos
I am feeling better today. My stomach has calmed down, and I am not so achey.
I spent most of the day processing photos. Let me share some of them with you.
<... Read more
Day 24: Monday
I felt under the weather today, with stomach issues, runny nose, and achey everywhere.
It is no doubt leftover from my whirlwind grandkid time.
So it was a quiet day, spent reading, and putting together some photos from the visit.
My food ... Read more
Day 23: Family visit over - I've returned
The last of my family boarded an airplane yesterday afternoon. My husband and I went to a restaurant for food, then came home and collapsed on the sofa, watching missed TV programs that we had recorded while everyone was here.
And who was ... Read more
The day began with a 3-mile walk. Both my sons and one daughter-in-law also exercised for an hour this morning.
The three grandkids were in and out of the pool all day. We took another long walk to check out a dead snake I saw on my morni... Read more
Just between us older bosom buddies
When it comes to bosoms, mine have always been average. There was just enough to make feminine curves, not so much that they got in the way. They functioned perfectly when it came time to nurse my babies.
Now, as I approach the celebratio... Read more
Day 20 A craving
This morning I have LOADS of cleaning and cooking and preparing to do for the arrival of both my sons and their families tomorrow night.
But before I started any of the work, I took a morning walk.
I actually had a craving for that ... Read more
Day 19 An Inspirational Friend
I have blogged about this friend once before, but I'm doing it again because she sets such an terrific example.
After two years of nursing her husband with ALS and just before his death, my friend was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. She i... Read more
Day 18 Tuesday
This was another good day. Unlike yesterday, though, I did today go to the top of the range again.
The top is a very comfortable place for me, I see.
And that's okay.
If sustainability is a major theme these days - then the top of the ... Read more
Day 17 Monday
Blogging every day here on Spark People has the real benefit of keeping me focused on my diet and weight loss efforts - no matter what else is happening in my life.
It doesn't matter how busy I get - I will, at some point in the day, have... Read more
Day 16 Sunday
Tracking at the top of the calorie range is leading to a slower loss than I wanted.
This coming week I will work on tracking closer to the middle or bottom of the range.
That should help to move the scale down.
My clothes are getti... Read more
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