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Jan 4 &5 Day slip
Saturday, January 05, 2013      5 comments

Well let a day slip by me yesterday without posting. Our oldest son finally came for his Christmas visit as snow and ice had hindered him the week before. He only brought the grandson but that was good as last visit with them, he was so tied up ... Read more
Jan 3. Creating a better self
Thursday, January 03, 2013      9 comments

Aren't we all here at SP trying to create a better version of ourselves? I know I am. I'm determined this year to make myself healthier and stronger and smaller. Did ... Read more
Jan2 Portion size
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      14 comments

Are we really careful with our portion size? Do you still measure your portions or eyeball it? I find myself sometimes eyeballing my portion size and most of the tim... Read more
Jan1 New Beginnings
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      8 comments

Well this is a day of new beginnings in more ways than one.. First it is the start of a New Year. Did you make resolutions? Only thing I resolved to do is to get back on track with dieting and exercise. I did watch what I ate today but didn... Read more
Early Christmas
Friday, December 14, 2012      8 comments

Well I have been so blest this year..I really was not expecting anything for Christmas as hubby and I usually buy when we need things and we live comfortably so usually rare we buy things..But hubby has been making furniture since retirement and... Read more
Slacking???
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      9 comments

What me slacking???? Yes I have been slacking the last week...since the 5% challenge ended for fall, I've been slacking..one problem I've had is I've had a hard time posti... Read more
Tea
Friday, December 07, 2012      7 comments

Many of you here know I'm a tea drinker..I really drink it all day long..decaf in the afternoons but mostly like my different black teas. I don't particularly like green t... Read more
Desires
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      8 comments

I love this SP saying...we have to desire to change before we can make changes..Desire has to come from within..you can't get healthy to please others and you can't get he... Read more
My day
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      10 comments

I finally finished shelling the 25pounds of pecans!!!!! YEA!!!!! Now that they are finished I can really clean my living room floors and then get back to hooking that family crest tapestry. Had a board meeting at the art gallery..we did l... Read more
JUNK FOOD
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      6 comments

I think this week has been a really trying week for our 5% challenge but then again it has stretched me..I have done really well not eating junk food all this week until to... Read more
Pumpkin Roll and Cheesecake
Friday, November 23, 2012      7 comments

Maybe I need to make up a poem about these 2 villans..Well do want to tell you a funny story..I am really bad about making new recipes and then sharing them before I've tested it out..I should know better at my age to make a test one first befor... Read more
Things
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      7 comments

This sometimes is so hard to accept..things happen out of our control and we moan and groan about it but yet it doesn't help but make us more miserable..All through life we... Read more
Amazing!!
Sunday, November 18, 2012      8 comments

We are all pretty amazing!!! We need to make this our mantra and speak it over ourselves every day even if we don't feel like it...... Read more
Rejoicing
Friday, November 16, 2012      12 comments

Today I'm rejoicing....I felt so much better even though I had some sniffles but got to meet the son and DGD and their friend Auntie Cincin...we watched Miss Molly sing 2 song... Read more
Excitement
Thursday, November 15, 2012      9 comments

Today I'm living life with excitement..Ever watch a dog especially when they play. They put their whole life into it and are so excited..just full of joy and excited for a pe... Read more

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