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Updated, Renovated, and Remodelled!!!
Friday, June 22, 2012      5 comments

Here are four of the things that I have always done wrong and have prevented me in the past from staying on course and reaching my ultimate destination. My GPS is now set. I leave Saturday June 23, 2012. My journey is being logged as I write ... Read more
Bus Boat Buggy Cab Subway
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      5 comments

No its not ‘planes, trains, and automobiles’. Nor was it like my last ‘organized’ trip with the ‘bus, boat, buggy and train’ that I took in 2009. However I sure had a great time. This time I wasn’t alone either and that made everything so much... Read more
OOPS!!!!
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      3 comments

Like I've said before, I never make the same smoothie twice. This morning, I had to add more milk in order to be able to drink it. I also managed to save a 12 ozs glass of it to have as my dessert at lunch time. I finished the avocado that I ... Read more
Smoothie Anyone?
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      7 comments

I thoroughly enjoy my smoothies for breakfast. My problem is that I never make it the same way twice. I just throw in whatever I have on hand and I keep alternating between soy milk, skim milk, yogurt, cottage cheese, cooked oatmeal or flaxse... Read more
Smoothies Anyone?
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      3 comments

For any of you who may have read my last blog, I managed to last the full week. In total, I had fourteen smoothies. Yes, one for breakfast, one for lunch and that lasted seven days. I did not eat a real healthy dinner and I cheated quite a bi... Read more
Little SHAKE versus big SMOOTHIE.......Here I Go!
Thursday, December 02, 2010      7 comments

I was recently invited to participate in this ‘lose weight quickly’ scheme. You must admit that we all tend to get a little excited when there’s a remote possibility that we could be at our goal weight in a few short months versus taking the ne... Read more
THE RICHES OF MY YOUTH
Sunday, June 06, 2010      7 comments

My mother was a stay-at-home mom. Dad was a hard-working man earning a small time pay. They had six hungry mouths to feed besides themselves. We were three girls, three boys and we never ever went without a meal or love. Their strong beliefs... Read more
LOOK MA......NO FEET!!!
Thursday, April 01, 2010      9 comments

For the first time in many days, I was motivated and inspired to exercise. Today was April 1st and the first day of our April challenge. Let's count steps. Now for those of you who have heard me complain before about pedometers, you will know... Read more
BLESSED WITH WORDS
Sunday, January 24, 2010      10 comments

From the time I was a young child, I have had an insatiable urge to write. Mostly, I write about things that I've personally experienced. One never needs to be a professional writer or published author to acquire immense benefits from the act ... Read more
MIRACLES DO HAPPEN!
Monday, January 11, 2010      22 comments

I had not done well before and during the holiday season. I had suffered from more than one cold and lacking energy, this had thrown my exercise regime off schedule. I was doing much less and I was eating more......definitely some comfort food... Read more
TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT.....THAT IS THE QUESTION!
Thursday, January 07, 2010      6 comments

I realize that I shouldn't blog at least until I have thanked all those readers who took the time to read my last blog. However, I do plan on doing exactly that this weekend. The office work that I am employed at, is the busiest during the fir... Read more
LEADING LADY!
Monday, January 04, 2010      13 comments

How many of you have heard the saying, 'Life is NOT a dress rehearsal!' Now, be honest....how many of you live as though it is. We only get to go around once. We're given the tools and yet we so often fail to implement them. We are convinced ... Read more
SOMETHING OLD....TO BEGIN ANEW!
Friday, January 01, 2010      6 comments

That's right....today....the PRESENT....I have dug out an old book.... the PAST....to put me back on the right path headed toward.....you guessed it....my FUTURE I'm certain that many of you are already familiar with this book. It was ... Read more
THOUGHT PROVOKING!
Thursday, December 31, 2009      6 comments

I sincerely hope that not only did everyone have a great holiday season but that you all took some time to set some goals for yourselves. Goals are important! They are something to reach for, to hope for, to achieve. Some people say that they... Read more
Turkey please......NOT more soup!!!!
Tuesday, December 22, 2009      6 comments

Here we go again! I'm quite disappointed in myself. In recent years, if I managed to succumb to one cold over the winter, that was it. This year, I've managed to come down with a second one and all within a two month period and the winter has... Read more

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