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a sweet moment, keeping it light
7/26/2014 1:38:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My husband and I were leaving the house yesterday a yellow swallowtail flew by him and he asked if I saw it, I said no as I had turned to shut the doo...  Read more


What an awful lunch
7/26/2014 1:36:16 PM,  4 COMMENTS

lima beans, codfish, flax seeds and cumin I won't do this again! I am not craving things. I guess that is a good sign. chris...  Read more


Saturday 7/16/2014
7/26/2014 1:11:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Up early as usual, put more stuff up on Ebay, made coffee, took care of cats and dog, then went to Farmer's Market. Walked around for 3 1/2 hrs. Got s...  Read more


In 2008 someone wrote this about giving up dairy. It is news to me!
7/26/2014 12:13:32 PM,  4 COMMENTS

NOTE: I did not write any of this! chris "There is an interesting section in the book "skinny bitch" about dairy which explains a lot about...  Read more


Menus based on my food sensitivity testing--oh my!
7/26/2014 11:54:04 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I just made a green smoothie from kale, peppermint tea, and coconut. No dairy is listed on the 4 day rotation diet they gave me. I normally would...  Read more


Goals for the weekend
7/26/2014 9:19:32 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I will track my food and Today I won't drink any pop even though I am craving it. Tomorrow - I will get in 3000 steps and I won't slack on...  Read more


7/26/2014 1:00:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

What a bust day be blessed sending prayers hygs and light...  Read more


Good, solid day.
7/25/2014 11:35:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today went fairly well. My boyfriend's dad was a little annoying and wouldn't stop talking, but at least he wasn't angry today. I did my strength...  Read more


Tiring (for me) "fun" trips for my disabled husband
7/25/2014 6:25:25 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I really would like my husband to experience more than our 4 walls here in the condo. I am so involved just doing the required things I don't have en...  Read more


Is life a game? If so I'm not even in contention
7/25/2014 1:12:53 PM,  5 COMMENTS

When I wasn't sick god I had so many "so called friends and family was a lot closer" but when I got sick I found out who really cared and loved me and...  Read more


Dealing with inconsistency and making excuses!
7/25/2014 8:50:58 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am still pushing thru. Losing very slowly due to smaller amounts of exercise and inconsistency in eating. My husband FINALLY found a job (let's ho...  Read more


A techy spoon to help people with hand tremors!
7/25/2014 7:28:03 AM,  8 COMMENTS
iors-with-tremors-164492.htm is a website with wonderful tips for caregivers...  Read more


Psoriasis Abysis
7/25/2014 3:22:09 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am in hades. Fire red burning, crazy itching psoriasis flare which has thrust me into a nightmare of pain is my fate. Again. Yes, again. ...  Read more


Visual Motivation
7/25/2014 2:34:11 AM,  7 COMMENTS

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7/25/2014 12:27:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Be blessed and sending prayers love light joy and happiness hugz...  Read more


The Grand Is Visiting
7/24/2014 9:25:27 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Our grandson is here visiting for hubby's 60th birthday. He is so big! When they are so young, a year makes a big difference! When we last saw him,...  Read more


My shoulder might have been less damaged if....
7/24/2014 8:35:06 PM,  11 COMMENTS

My shoulder might have been less damaged if....I had known enough to move it more. I had plenty of physical therapy. And I moved it as much as po...  Read more


Feeling Slow Today
7/24/2014 7:30:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today has gone pretty well. I'm still sticking to my fitness plan I wrote down in my new notebook, and I think my idea of adding stickers every day I...  Read more


My "Free Day" August 31, 2014
7/24/2014 5:49:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I am implementing a technique where I will write down (post here) every food I crave when I am craving it during the next month with the promise of be...  Read more


7/24/2014 12:13:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Bery bad day nothing was good so life is live love light joy and laughter sending prayers and hugz...  Read more


Struggling with...
7/23/2014 11:15:45 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Struggling with Self Discipline I would love to be training for a marathon but in all honesty my biggest challenge right now is simply staying tr...  Read more


Today is (thankfully) better.
7/23/2014 6:36:21 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So, today is way better than yesterday. I woke up around noon, went downstairs and got to hang out with my boyfriend's mom and her three dogs, which w...  Read more


doing a little better today
7/23/2014 4:57:01 PM,  1 COMMENTS

No back spasms, just a little pain left over. I didn't do a lot of walking around work today, but when I did I took the stairs and no elevators. I'm...  Read more


This And That......
7/23/2014 10:50:30 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Last Friday, I was given a new home program and released from physical therapy. This is a big relief because it takes up a lot of my time. On Monday...  Read more


Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
7/23/2014 8:36:08 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Today I can't rejoice because everything is good in my body, mind and spirit but my soul can rejoice in the Lord! Hallelujah 104 I rejoice in the know...  Read more


Hangman but for music terms--"Hangnote"
7/23/2014 7:40:47 AM,  7 COMMENTS This is so much fun! chris...  Read more



7/23/2014 7:37:28 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Quotes: Their gaiety consisted of ruling staves and copying a borrowed duet filled with hemidemisemiquavers . -- Patrick O'Brian,...  Read more


Happyhump day
7/23/2014 12:31:49 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Sending prayers and blessings live life to the fullest hugz...  Read more


Crappy day was crappy.
7/22/2014 11:48:29 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was pretty terrible. I think I've mentioned briefly before that my boyfriend's dad has an anger problem. Every few weeks or so, he'll have...  Read more


Wearable Computing Gloves for learning Braille
7/22/2014 6:47:06 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The device evolved from a technology-enhanced glove that teaches beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes, created a few years ago...  Read more


Exploding "Pyrex" cookware--BEWARE!
7/22/2014 6:38:39 PM,  8 COMMENTS
-cookware/ This makes me mad. Companies changed the composition of "Pyrex" and now we...  Read more


Starting back slowly
7/22/2014 3:33:29 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Been gone for the past few days, my back started spasming on Thursday, so I was pretty much out of commission for the weekend. Today I started walkin...  Read more


Best peppermint tea!
7/22/2014 2:36:48 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Carington Peppermint tea. My daughter introduced me to this. Very full bodied and smooth! I had to order it online. I could not find it in the st...  Read more


The Catch-22
7/22/2014 2:18:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm really sore this morning. That happens every day, and I'm fairly used to it. Here's the thing: usually when I do my exercise, the soreness go...  Read more


7/22/2014 1:35:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am frozen in a hell of depression headache with low energy and the hungries plaguing me. Been this way for days. Goddess what put me here? If...  Read more


never 2 decent days in a row
7/22/2014 12:49:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a decent day, so why would I ever think I'd have two in a row? So on days like today when every joint in my body feels like it's being c...  Read more


7/22/2014 12:28:42 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Be blessed and enjoy life sending light love joy happiness and prayers and many many blessings hugz...  Read more


I Used To See Food As... Food
7/21/2014 7:22:19 PM,  3 COMMENTS

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day but for me, EVERY meal has to be important. Proper nutrition, avoiding excess sugars, while...  Read more


Been a long time since I posted a Blog....Stuff you all missed
7/21/2014 6:50:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Not sure I remember how. Last was in 2011. Yikes! Now things have really, really changed. I'm now working from home in a job I adore. I'm a...  Read more


Staying strong despite distractions.
7/21/2014 5:55:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today is going a bit better. I managed my 30 minutes on the bike last night, which felt awesome. I slept pretty well, had leftover yummy Chinese food...  Read more


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