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Looking At The Holidays With Less Emphasis On Food
Thursday, December 04, 2014      16 comments

The holidays are special. We look forward to the festivities and the great food. This year I wanted to avoid the norm. We had our turkey dinner on Wednesday evening at a restaurant. We made some chicken on Thursday. No leftovers either evening. ... Read more
That One Compliment Can Change A Person's Day
Thursday, November 13, 2014      16 comments

I had a good October. I honored my late mother by wearing pink. I also wore my breast cancer awareness bracelets. I did another good thing for me. I walked daily. I also d... Read more
Another Good Month - Lost 7 Inches
Friday, October 31, 2014      22 comments

I had my measurements done today at Curves. It was earlier than usual for me to measure - only 3 weeks. However, we now have a contest beginning and today was measurement day for me. I will say I stepped on the scale first. I have lost 1 pound. ... Read more
A GOOD Week - My Body Fat Is Decreasing - So Happy!
Saturday, October 11, 2014      31 comments

I nervously anticipated my weigh-in/measurement day at the gym this week. Although, I keep active everyday with some form of exercise - I am older. I don't lose weight as... Read more
Monday - Trying To Stay Healthy
Monday, October 06, 2014      18 comments

I am having a nice week. I went to the movie and also took a walk today. It is sunny and warm. I am so pleased with the weather. A few years ago I developed arthritis in both knees. I had to have injections in both knees. I also underwent physic... Read more
A New Day - Another Diagnosis
Thursday, September 25, 2014      22 comments

I have been keeping up with my exercise and my nutrition. Adding more fruits and veggies to my diet everyday. I enjoy it. It makes me feel well. Today I had an appoi... Read more
BLC Expectations
Sunday, September 21, 2014      11 comments

My goals are to eat less carbohydrates. I do this for my pre diabetes and it also helps me lose weight. I always enjoy exercising. I will continue to exercise each day. I will do cardio and strength training during the week. I cann... Read more
Honoring our 9/11 Heroes
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      18 comments

Let the world always remember, That fateful day in September, And the ones who answered duty's call, Should be remembered by us all. Who left the comfort... Read more
There Is Always Something New
Sunday, September 07, 2014      19 comments

When I say that there is always something new - I mean another ailment/problem. As a younger woman, I rarely had any health issues. Once I hit 49 the problems started and have not stopped. This may or not be as big of an issue as my heart diseas... Read more
It has been a rough week
Thursday, August 28, 2014      30 comments

I have been keeping up with my exercise and eating low carb. The low carb is due to the physician's advice, as I have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes. I have heart disease and other health issues. I am definitely on a mission to avoid diabetes.... Read more
Try Something New - Challenge Yourself with BLC 26
Wednesday, August 20, 2014      10 comments

I have enjoyed my rounds with BLC. Not only do we challenge ourself with exercise, nutrition...but we also make friendships with our team mates. It is a close knit community. If you would like to get out of your comfort zone and try something ne... Read more
Changing Behavior
Monday, August 18, 2014      11 comments

Wanting, even with all your heart, to lose weight does not make it happen, as anyone with a stubborn weight problem knows. I know that for me it has been changing my behavior. I look at food as nourishment. I no longer think of food as a re... Read more
Lost 4 pounds and 4 inches in 30 days
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      24 comments

I have tried many different weight loss programs. They all work. But maintaining weight after the "diet" is over is always the problem. How long can I stick with it? Several weeks ago I was diagnosed with pre diabetes. As my parents aged, ... Read more
Exercise And Fun on Our 30th Wedding Anniversary
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      14 comments

We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary on Monday. I remember back to my wedding day. I was 50 pounds lighter. Wow! I had never had a weight problem and certainly never dreamed that I would. But the years (and pounds) have caught up with me. ... Read more
Walking And Enjoying Nature
Thursday, July 10, 2014      10 comments

"Whenever you are stressed or worried or uneasy, take a nice long walk in the nature, touch the ground with your feet, touch the trees with your hands, and the Divine nature of life will flow into you to ease your pain." I read this quote t... Read more

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