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Cracked tooth

Friday, January 02, 2009      0 comments

This is a picture of a healthy tooth. Mine aren't so healthy. For one thing I have rheumatoid arthritis and know I have week joints and bones. Another thing after years of som... Read more

Baggy Pants

Thursday, January 01, 2009      3 comments

You know I never notice the weightloss on me until I get a look at pictures I've taken. I then realize how much I really have lost and what it looks like to others. I have refuse... Read more

Hot Mineral Springs

Wednesday, December 31, 2008      2 comments

I live just 40 miles west of Hot Springs Arkansas. It is the only town that is located inside a National Park system. I love this town. They have many bath houses and you can fil... Read more

People who steal

Tuesday, December 30, 2008      0 comments

My husband and I are pretty furious. He was going to go fishing this afternoon and when he went to hook up his boat, he noticed that the gas tank for his boat motor was missing. I... Read more

Another day walking

Monday, December 29, 2008      0 comments

Wow I see we can earn a point a day now for posting here. Great idea. I'm finally back on track. I met my sister today and we walked for over an hour. We took lots of photos and then ate at a wonderful healthy salad place. I did more walki... Read more

It's a Wonderful LIfe!!

Friday, December 26, 2008      4 comments

Christmas has come and gone and of course we all ate more than we should have and probably haven't gotten the exercise we need to get. But tomorrow is another day. Chris... Read more

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


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

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