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Discouragement, Discouragement, Discouragement
Sunday, March 11, 2012      4 comments

This has not been a good day so far for me. So discouraged!!!! First woke to cold rainy day. Having RA, these kinds of days make me want to roll back up in the covers and sleep all day. Time change didn't help either. But knowing how my body fee... Read more
Spring 5% challenge assignment 3
Saturday, March 10, 2012      1 comments

This was my daily assignment for today: Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? I want to get my body healthier and by losing weight it will help with the RA, liver and bowel ... Read more
Spring 5% Challenge Team
Friday, March 09, 2012      2 comments

I've read of others joining challenge teams and had once tried the Biggest Loser Challenge Team. I was put on a team that was just "blah" and didn't at all try to challenge each other or help each other in anyway...it was not a good experience f... Read more
wonderful rain
Thursday, March 08, 2012      1 comments

Woke up this morning early to a light rain. We have so needed it. Ate an early breakfast and headed to town to the local grocers to stock up on some of the weekly specials. When we got home, I had time to get out and do a short walk before the r... Read more
Beck and Call
Wednesday, March 07, 2012      1 comments

Well thought with the colon cleanse I did last week for the colonoscopy prep had fixed me somewhat. But today have really had the problems. I had been thinking of canceling my appointment with the gastrologist this coming Monday. Well guess not!... Read more
Spring gardening
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      1 comments

Today we got 2 of our clematis and 1 lilac bushes in the mail. So we headed to town and bought a livestock panel and 4 fence posts to make a trellis. So we finally got it up but still need to get another piece of the wooden trellis to go at the ... Read more
Yard Dogs
Monday, March 05, 2012      0 comments

We have this thing for rescue dogs. Here are our 2 yard dogs. Both were rescued. The larger one Lulu was a puppy that someone was getting rid of. We couldn't bear to see he... Read more
Blooming!!
Sunday, March 04, 2012      0 comments

Thought I would share a couple of pictures of our blooming garden. We have quite a few fruit trees but the Ozark plums are always the first to bloom. We had slight frost th... Read more
My little Fat Gracie
Saturday, March 03, 2012      3 comments

We found Gracie on the side of the road down from our house. She had a little brother who was almost dead. She was so thin that you could count her ribs and she had so little ... Read more
Birthday surprise
Friday, March 02, 2012      1 comments

Nope today is NOT my birthday but it is coming up soon. We had not planned anything in particular to do and since I had missed my son's birthday this past week due to the fact that he was off shore working..so he arrived home yesterday for his 3... Read more
Slow day
Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

Today has been so gorgeous again. Sunny and warm. I've tried to be outside as much as possible. The miniature hyacinths are in full bloom and noticed the 2 fattest bumble bees ever guarding them. The Ozark plum trees are about 1/3 bloomed out..s... Read more
Pure Torture!!!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      3 comments

Well it has been pure torture the last couple of days. I made it through Monday on the liquid diet getting ready for my colonoscopy on Tuesday..I had one last glass of gatorade with the miralax mixed in that I just couldn't get down..took me too... Read more
Seeing Yellow Instead of Red.
Sunday, February 26, 2012      2 comments

Well today is my day to mentally prepare myself for Monday and Tuesday. I have a colonoscopy scheduled for Tuesday at 11 a.m. That isn't so bad but it is the prep day before hand. So tomorrow I start all liquids, 4 dulcolax tablets and an entire... Read more
Triggers
Saturday, February 25, 2012      2 comments

You know the saying "you can't teach an old bird/dog new tricks"...well it isn't quite correct...I will be turning 61 in a few weeks and thought I had heard it all...as they say know your triggers...what triggers emotions, what triggers over eat... Read more
Night with the light house
Friday, February 24, 2012      1 comments

Well had to sleep with this little clip on my finger last night to test to see if I quit breathing at night...D--- I know I have been cussing a lot lately but when you feel like a pincushion and mushroom at the same time and then what the H---is... Read more

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