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3/3 missed it
Monday, March 04, 2013      5 comments

Some how I missed a day somewhere...but going to post my blog now for yesterday and then will post another later this evening on how my day went today. Yesterday was strange. I think I was in la-la land somewhere. I thought I had posted to ... Read more
What we eat!!!
Sunday, March 03, 2013      12 comments

For my 5% challenge team I'm to blog every day on my progress this week. Well like the cartoon says, we are what we eat. If I eat bad then I pay for it not only with weigh... Read more
Exercise
Saturday, March 02, 2013      12 comments

I am not fortunate to have any exercise classes near me and at my age would be self conscious wearing skimpy clothing in one anyway. With the 30lb loss from last year I cou... Read more
Sleeping late
Friday, March 01, 2013      10 comments

Since I'm retired now I can go to bed late and get up late if I want or I can go to bed early and get up early. It is my choice now. In my working days, I always had to get u... Read more
1st day of the rest of your life
Thursday, February 28, 2013      7 comments

We can only live in the present time. The past is behind us and the future is not here yet so make the best of the time you are living in. Exercise and eat right and do th... Read more
heavenly day
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      5 comments

This will be short tonight. I had a full body 1 hour massage this morning. And since I had an art guild board meeting at 1 I just stayed over at the gallery and took photos to set up a blog for our art guild and gallery. But the massage was h... Read more
Choices
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      8 comments

Pretty well explains it all!!! All through life we have choices..We can choose to be happy or sad or mad or angry or stressed out. We can choose to exercise or become a co... Read more
Perceptions
Sunday, February 24, 2013      6 comments

I grew up super skinny. In fact my mom worried about me and was always trying to fatten me up. I remained skinny until my son was born and was then I put on the pounds that... Read more
Stumble
Saturday, February 23, 2013      5 comments

Part of our journey here on SP may cause us to stumble from time to time but we need to pick ourselves up and dust off the cobwebs and begin again. Dance if you stumble.!... Read more
Snacking
Friday, February 22, 2013      11 comments

I have been trying not to snack much. I usually will count the calories and measure out any snacks I want for that day. My calorie count ranges between 1200 and 1500 calori... Read more
Gum chewing
Thursday, February 21, 2013      9 comments

One of my favorite diet tricks is chewing gum. When I think I want something to snack on, I grab a piece of gum instead. My favorite is Eclipse winterfrost as the minty fl... Read more
Penny Rugs
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      5 comments

I had a couple of people here who asked what penny rugs were. They are basically wool mats that have designs appliqued onto them. The name pennys come from the fact that i... Read more
talked too soon
Saturday, February 16, 2013      4 comments

The shot worked wonders and I over did myself and wrenched my knee. The bad side effects of the shot is it wires you up and you can't sleep. And that is exactly what happened last night. I barely got 2 hours sleep last night and then due to exha... Read more
The shot works wonders!!!
Friday, February 15, 2013      5 comments

Well I'm happy to say but the shot worked wonders and I'm back in the land of living. I figured being a steroid shot that I would be wired too much to sleep last night but I slept the night through and think it had something to do with being so ... Read more
not the flu
Thursday, February 14, 2013      7 comments

Went to the clinic today and I have bad sinus infection. They gave me steroid shot and prescription for antibiotics. I'm hoping to feel better by tomorrow.... Read more

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