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Olds Friends are GOLD
8/22/2014 12:28:32 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Tonight was a cancer benefit dinner, that Du & I had signed up to attend a while back. You know Du thought it was important, since he gave up his firs...  Read more


What a day...
8/21/2014 11:42:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I am totally exhausted. Today has been BRUTAL. They finally told me I could go ahead and post the state Medicaid. That's about $200,000 posting f...  Read more


Test results; must keep on track.
8/21/2014 10:29:43 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Let's start with a definition... Smoldering myeloma - This term is used to mean early myeloma that is not causing any symptoms or problems. Peopl...  Read more


Thursday Evening
8/21/2014 9:16:44 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today I was wakened to my rooster crowing!! I popped awake and did not remember I have chickens! It was so funny! I went to take some pictures of t...  Read more


The trips to doctors begin for Hubby Bill #1
8/21/2014 6:41:55 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The GI specialist looked at all the scans and said the duct is blocked both above and below so no stent possible. They are going to try to do a better...  Read more


Day 48 - you gotta want to
8/21/2014 3:39:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

This is v. similiar to yesterday's Chapter in that what you say determines your course of action. Bottom line: Don't say "I can't". Change that to "...  Read more


I am giving myself a present.
8/21/2014 1:27:12 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I had a great work out this morning. I mean I tore it up. I am doing the recumbent bike to strengthen my knees. They are giving me fits. I can hardl...  Read more


Wednesday Evening
8/20/2014 10:50:16 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Today I watched my chickens in their pen. I have 3 white jersey giant hens and 1 barred rock hen. However, I have no idea what kind of rooster I hav...  Read more


Day 47 - kick the can't
8/20/2014 8:23:15 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Saying “I can’t” generally stops you from being successful. Usually, when people say, “I can’t”, they “provide some sort of legitimate excuse” to jus...  Read more


Update on Husband Bill: Not Good
8/20/2014 6:56:16 PM,  11 COMMENTS

We came home from the hospital a week ago tomorrow. We went to the oncologist yesterday. Pet scan and biopsy shows he has cancer in his liver.... agai...  Read more


Still not back in the Groove on my bike...
8/20/2014 3:53:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Had a good day yesterday, tracking & blogging but no exercise. My husband & I are active members of the BFD Auxiliary. We go to fire scenes & support...  Read more


It's Exciting Again!
8/20/2014 10:47:40 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I remember when I finally bought a scale, almost four months into my weight-loss/getting healthy journey, back in March 2010, and got on it for the fi...  Read more


Tea tree oil is helping bruises
8/20/2014 7:46:29 AM,  19 COMMENTS

I have been surprised how well tea tree oil (and icing) works for bruising . After the chiropractor does the Graston technique on tissue bumps ar...  Read more


The object lesson and other stories
8/19/2014 10:09:55 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Further to my recent blog about my cookbooks: I recently got the Culinary Institute of America's home baking book. There was a recipe for rye rolls w...  Read more


Tuesday Evening
8/19/2014 8:27:31 PM,  8 COMMENTS

My husband just left to pick up my chickens! I am excited! I do not know what kind I will be getting. They are already full grown - so no messing wi...  Read more


8/19/2014 7:31:24 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My goodness how time flies… Been a "bad" year weight wise, but here I am peddling along getting back on track because I didn't want to stay where I wa...  Read more


Day 46 - if not food, then what?
8/19/2014 6:41:41 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The day before was all about making food unimportant. Spangle lets us know that we have to “replace it with something else.” So make a list fro...  Read more


My Fitness Plan or My Car? Hey! They are The Same!
8/19/2014 2:43:20 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Remember to think in FORWARD thoughts and never in reverse. Imagine yourself in a car and just never hit park or reverse... always move forward. Ev...  Read more


Off my Game a little...
8/19/2014 1:18:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Not sure why, but I slept well, but too late. I did not get a ride in yet but still hope to. The temps are rising & I have to take a neighbor to get s...  Read more


Monday Evening
8/18/2014 11:06:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today was an interesting day. I had no appointments and no plans. My mother-in-law came with my brother-in-law to visit us and bring a pair of red pi...  Read more


Day 45 - food - important or not?
8/18/2014 6:34:51 PM,  6 COMMENTS

So how often do you think about food? It used to be, and maybe in a different way is still, overwhelmingly important to me. So much so it’s all I co...  Read more


8/18/2014 4:16:40 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I have been treated with much kindness throughout my life. Sure there are the stinkers in there who have been mean for no reason, and I have discovere...  Read more


Survived another picnic...
8/18/2014 1:41:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Didn't get a chance to blog yesterday. My husband & I went to a picnic. I made it a point to eat a very large & healthy lunch before going. Once I got...  Read more


A day of fun and sorrow
8/18/2014 10:15:14 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I know it seems an odd thi ng to say but it was a day of joy shared with family and a day of sorrowful reality. My mother-in-law is terminally ill and...  Read more


Prayers Needed for My Husband Bill
8/18/2014 12:01:36 AM,  8 COMMENTS

As most of you know my husband went through having gall bladder surgery with a cancerous tumor which got to his liver resulting in a liver resection s...  Read more


Sunday slump
8/17/2014 10:29:46 PM,  17 COMMENTS

It's Sunday evening, and it's HOT here. Dreading tomorrow morning. The boss is back from vacation, and she'll find something to be ticked off at me fo...  Read more


Sunday Evening
8/17/2014 8:40:52 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Well, I cannot say I had a splendid day but it was a good day. I was on and off SparkPeople all day today. I watched a couple of movies....act...  Read more


Fire Dept. Lobsterfest!
8/17/2014 2:44:23 PM,  21 COMMENTS

YUM! Fire Dept. Lobsterfest! In our "old" town and with the FD we both volunteered for. If I quit eating for the day--except for fruit an...  Read more


Day 44 - it's not the right time
8/17/2014 2:13:39 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Is there ever a ‘right time’ to lose weight? There are always things that will interfere such as a stressful job, stressful home life, worry about deb...  Read more


Feeling Better
8/17/2014 2:11:44 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I had been stuck in the 171's for over a week. Despite eating right, and walking as much as I could (for three days in a row I got over 10,000 steps--...  Read more


cont. Solution Centered Weight Loss by SP Coach Dean Anderson
8/17/2014 11:19:24 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Our problems each day often repeat. We can figure out solutions so they don't knock us off track. But we need to "head them off at the pas...  Read more


SP Coach Dean Anderson: Solution Centered Approach to Weight Loss
8/17/2014 11:08:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

4. Predict your way to success. SP Coach Dean Anderson Bad habits are often the product of self-fulfilling prophecies. You expect yourself to ex...  Read more


One down
8/16/2014 11:08:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I did my vendor event today. Booked 3 Jewelry Bars. A good restart to my business. There was interest in a couple more so we'll see if it pans out. I...  Read more


Saturday Evening
8/16/2014 8:45:00 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Coming to the end of another day. I had a very laid back, lazy day. I woke up at 6am and by 9am I had climbed back into bed then slept until noon!!...  Read more


The wonderful weekend blessings
8/16/2014 4:58:11 PM,  10 COMMENTS

This week was a LONG one - first of all, I had to get up EVERY day and go to work - that may not seem like much but summer has barely started - not ev...  Read more


Big Ten...
8/16/2014 12:48:24 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Happy to have completed 10.2 miles on my bike, tracked my food & got almost 8 hrs. of sleep...I feel focused & excited to be moving in the right direc...  Read more


8/16/2014 7:00:29 AM,  12 COMMENTS

"There are really only two ways, it seems to me, in which we can think about our existence here on Earth. We either agree with Macbeth that life is no...  Read more


Pierre Teilhard de Chardin quote
8/16/2014 6:52:32 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“God is not remote from us. He is at the point of my pen, my (pick) shovel, my paint brush, my (sewing) needle - and my heart and thoughts.” ...  Read more


Day 43 - choose to - not have to
8/16/2014 5:07:07 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So basically the chapter is about feeling, thinking, saying “I choose to” rather than “I have to” in life. We say, “I ‘have to’ to go to work early”...  Read more


Some Good Things in My Life, as I Try to Find Balance.
8/16/2014 12:08:09 AM,  13 COMMENTS

First of all, I am staying strong in my commitment to lose the weight I gained over the last six months. In the last almost 60 days, I have dropped 14...  Read more


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