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A Winner is Just a Loser Who Tried One More Time
4/19/2014 11:49:38 AM,  11 COMMENTS

That is so true! So many people have told me that they could never do what I have done, but I don't believe it. Why? Because I didn't believe I cou...  Read more


Fuhrman Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash
4/19/2014 9:40:08 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash 1 medium onion, chopped ...  Read more


The scary part - losing control of tracking
4/19/2014 9:31:35 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Thursday and Friday were step back days for me. Thursday I ate way above but I managed to track it all anyway. I found myself for the first time i...  Read more


To remind myself ....
4/18/2014 4:15:31 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I liked that checklist of Seven Habits of Successful Dieters. I just put a note on my google calendar to reassess every 6 months using that sam...  Read more


Finding That 25th hour
4/18/2014 1:48:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I work 4 days of 10 hours then off 4 days. Finding time on the 4 days off isn't a problem. Finding the 25th hour on the work days is where I will be...  Read more


Darn, a shoulder replacement is in my future
4/18/2014 11:27:33 AM,  23 COMMENTS

I had the second 'cortisone" shot over 3 weeks ago. Only a little improvement in pain. I went back and the doctor spent a long time with me. He took 4...  Read more


4/18/2014 10:57:47 AM,  1 COMMENTS

There is always hope so keep fighting!! ...  Read more


4/18/2014 9:48:29 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Seven Habits Of Highly Successful Dieters and my own "grade" for each. To be honest, my average grade seems to be a C+ between 24 and 3...  Read more


4/17/2014 10:08:22 PM,  11 COMMENTS

My cable and Internet were both dead last night (so long, Spark streak). I am SO relieved to be back online!...  Read more


The MOST Important Job in the World!
4/17/2014 10:02:37 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Wonderful video.
ughest-Job!/#.U1CF5Mf63eY If you still have your mom with you, thank her...  Read more


100 Days of Happy - Day 8 -- Losing Weight & Regaining my Health!
4/17/2014 1:53:35 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Finally, on Day 8 of my 100 Days of Happiness Challenge, I get around to mentioning how happy having lost weight and getting healthy makes me ea...  Read more


Not going away for Easter
4/16/2014 10:03:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

We were going to go into Saskatoon for the weekend. There is an annual car show that Ted loves and I was just going to stay at the hotel downtown and...  Read more


Days 6 and 7 -- REAL HAPPINESS
4/16/2014 8:59:50 PM,  14 COMMENTS

On Day 6, we were at the Cancer Treatment Center (CTCA) and I took a picture in the cafeteria and posted it on Facebook, as part of my 100 Happy Days...  Read more


Kellogs Blueberry Mini Wheats
4/16/2014 6:42:20 PM,  11 COMMENTS

180% of daily values for iron? WOW! Today I had a big bowl for breakfast an in the evening I had more! That made my iron for the day be too...  Read more


Different books by Dr. Joel Fuhrman
4/16/2014 6:24:28 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Fuhrman has other books. 149 And they are repetitive. The food plan is about the same but the plan for diabetics is much stricter. - 411 Two ye...  Read more


Creamy Cucumber Soup
4/16/2014 12:18:57 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 13 mins Total Time: 33 mins 4 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon oil, olive, extra-virgin 2 clo...  Read more


Call the firing squad!
4/15/2014 10:49:34 PM,  20 COMMENTS

Back to work today after being off sick yesterday. I come in to an irate email from my boss. Out front of the building are a couple of rock planter bo...  Read more


Momentum is building
4/15/2014 7:53:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This morning as I was getting dressed for work I noticed that my clothes, including my bra, seemed to fit nicer. I've only lost 8 pounds, so I'm not p...  Read more


How to get to my Amazon review of Fuhrman's book about diabetes:
4/15/2014 5:43:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS books The End to Diabetes reviews ctupton or whatever name I used there....  Read more


A big accomplishment--no , sorry, not a weight loss....
4/15/2014 5:40:47 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Finally I have established mornings as my pool time. People around me have gotten the message, finally! It only took a bunch of years of course....  Read more


You Lose It
4/15/2014 1:25:50 PM,  19 COMMENTS

This morning I decided it was time for me to get back to doing my indoor walking as the weather is too fickle to depend on for an outdoor walk....  Read more


Yeah! I am published at least on! Book review.
4/14/2014 8:32:38 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Yeah! Amazon accepted my review of Dr. Fuhrman's The End of Diabetes book....  Read more


Old lady on a cruise
4/14/2014 6:19:09 PM,  18 COMMENTS

An old lady was standing at the railing of the cruise ship... An old lady was standing at the railing of the cruise ship holdingher hat on tight,...  Read more


Old folks jokes
4/14/2014 6:11:10 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Joke of the day for dementia caregivers (Come gotta laugh!) The nice thing about being senile is you can hide your own Easter eggs. ...  Read more


Dress For LESS and Have FUN!!!!!!!
4/14/2014 2:37:26 PM,  16 COMMENTS

With age comes wisdom. Or at least that's what we hear. I have come to believe it's true in how much I spend on fashion. Or maybe it's the fact t...  Read more


Tracking difficult foods.
4/14/2014 12:37:51 PM,  10 COMMENTS

In the SP message boards is Diet and Nutrition. There is a thread about "Tracking DIFFICULT Foods."
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Monday misery
4/14/2014 11:52:02 AM,  26 COMMENTS

Home sick today. Given my left leg (which has a tendency to ache when I'm trying to sleep) and my jaw (which felt fine when I sat upright but throbbed...  Read more


Bath Time
4/14/2014 11:01:43 AM,  4 COMMENTS

The past couple of days I've been thinking that it might be nice to have a bath. Warm and relaxing. Well, we have one of the old 80's fibergla...  Read more


Day 4 and Day 5 - 100 Days of Happy
4/14/2014 10:04:55 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I did post to FB last night, we hosted sons and their families for an early Easter dinner and Egg Hunt yesterday, and that kept me pretty busy all day...  Read more


Life Changing
4/14/2014 2:24:08 AM,  77 COMMENTS

I went to a conference this weekend where they were talking about changing lives by being a "Spa-Girl." Yes, I'm a spa girl, I pamper women as one of...  Read more


Wake-up call . . .
4/13/2014 10:14:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I thought I was having it tough b/c I have given up sugar but still have cravings for it and haven't lost as much weight yet as i thought i was going...  Read more


A few tidbits about the new nutrition label.
4/13/2014 4:20:29 PM,  12 COMMENTS
ld-know-about-new-nutrition-labels Info about this will be popping up in the news, internet, faceb...  Read more


My thoughts: Eleven Signs it Might be Time for Asssted LIving
4/13/2014 4:11:16 PM,  17 COMMENTS

I went down this list and maybe my family should put me in assisted living. Boy I would love that!!! There is no chance of that happening however! ...  Read more


Freedom Sunday; the Strength training plan continues
4/13/2014 4:04:50 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I gave away a booklet of McDonald's coupons to a little girl at church who greeted me with the church bulletin. What a wonderful trade! My plan...  Read more


Watch for current info about FDA new nutrition label format
4/13/2014 3:51:54 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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Eleven Signs it Might be Time for Asssted LIving
4/13/2014 2:28:00 PM,  9 COMMENTS

No this is not me....just an internet picture.
e-question So many of use are dealing with...  Read more


Last blog for today--honest!
4/13/2014 8:42:10 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I really planned to stop blogging after the last joke, then I came upon this: The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Ameri...  Read more


Day 3--100 Happy Days
4/13/2014 8:40:38 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Du and I went out of town yesterday, to a bowling tournament, and didn't get home until almost dark. I did take time to snap a picture of the forsythi...  Read more


ten dollars
4/13/2014 8:22:33 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Ten Dollars Every year, Smitty and his wife Martha went to the State Fair. And every year, Smitty would say, "Martha, I'd like t...  Read more


A Secret of Living
4/13/2014 8:20:36 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Long Happy Life A woman walked up to a little old man rocking in a chair on his porch. "I couldn't help noticing how happy you l...  Read more


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