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Is this a life time commitment?

Wednesday, December 17, 2008      3 comments

I have been doing some thinking and realized today that what I'm doing here is a lifetime commitment...Do I want to really be as healthy as I can be at this stage in life or do I wan... Read more

Sweet Rewards

Friday, December 12, 2008      3 comments

Sometimes I think we grew up being rewarded for good behavior and the rewards we got were "sweet rewards." What I mean is many times, we would receive cookies or candy for just b... Read more

What to do with left over fruit

Thursday, December 04, 2008      2 comments

I had made a fruit tray for Thanksgiving and I have this thing about wasting good food. We had alot of apple and pear pieces left so instead of throwing them out, I made fruit br... Read more

Aging Gracefully

Wednesday, November 26, 2008      3 comments

Aging by Sharon R. Poet "I stood in the line where every body goes, To fix the aging form of skin, hair or nose. But strong as stone, I stood as I studied my reflec... Read more

Blooming Cactus

Friday, November 21, 2008      1 comments

I have 2 Christmas cactus. One was my mother's and other was my dear mother-in-laws. My mother's always bloomed at Thanksgiving and my MIL's at Christmas. It seems they have r... Read more

Cookies VS Fruit

Monday, November 17, 2008      4 comments

Well once there were some Gingerbread men who had a battle with fruit. Who won out??? Well I'm doing some thinking about what I need to do and serve during the holidays. I ... Read more

Fruit Cakes

Friday, November 14, 2008      0 comments

I'm wanting to make some fruitcakes to give as gifts this year. I have looked every where for my mother's recipe. I called my sister to see if she had it and she said she thou... Read more

Two Weeks until Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 13, 2008      0 comments

I hadn't even thought about Thanksgiving lately. I didn't realize it was only 2 weeks away. I have promised myself that this year I won't stuff myself and eat smaller portions and pick the ones lowest in calories if possible. My Daughter-i... Read more

Sisters

Wednesday, November 12, 2008      2 comments

"I think people that have a brother or sister don't realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there's always somebody there, somebody that's family. " Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park, Cat Orgy, 1999 I onl... Read more

Color Changes

Friday, November 07, 2008      1 comments

I think I've had the flu last week and weekend. Felt a little better on Sunday but weak and shaky. On Monday, I asked... Read more

Health issues

Wednesday, October 29, 2008      2 comments

I'm really having some health issues right now. I was started on Crestor almost a year ago and have been having bladder and yeast infection problems. I had trouble before with my kidneys while taking some high powered Rhumitoid drugs so I have t... Read more

Seasonal changes

Friday, October 24, 2008      3 comments

I don't know what it is about colder weather. My body seems to think it is going into hibernation mode and I seem to get more hungry. I have really struggled this week to keep the calorie count within my range of 1200-1500. It has been hitting i... Read more

Priorities

Thursday, October 16, 2008      1 comments

Sometimes we have to take a step back and look at our priorities in life. I've made "getting healthier" a big priority in my life. I've also learned to look at was is the most important thing that is worth using my time for. Some things are nece... Read more

LIMITS

Friday, October 10, 2008      2 comments

LIMITS---Iíve learned this by joining Sparks. I now know my limits and what I can and cannot do. I know exactly how far to push my body before it becomes a chore. I know that I get bored easily (ADHD adult) so I have to change up my routine. I h... Read more

Fitness

Tuesday, October 07, 2008      2 comments

I've joined the Biggest Loser Challenge Team for 12 weeks and am hoping it will push me off this plateau. I'm excited but a little confused at all the posting and what all we are supposed to be doing but hopefully will get caught up soon. I've u... Read more


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