500 days of logging in
Monday, March 18, 2019      20 comments

I was surprised by the 500 days of logging in to SparkPeople. 564 days ago, we were hit by hurricane Harvey. 500 days ago, we were trying to survive the aftermath of a hurricane.....worst air during clean up. 500 days ago, I was told I had lu... Read more
2019 5% Winter Challenge
Thursday, December 06, 2018      10 comments

Hurricane Harvey made a direct hit on our little southern Texas town in August, 2017, I found out I had lung cancer in November, 2017 and 3 days later my husband had a massive heart attack. I have completed surgery, chemo and radiation. My husba... Read more
Fight or Flight
Sunday, November 11, 2018      15 comments

It's been a long 18 months--- March 2017- cracked pelvis August 2017- direct hit by Hurricane Harvey November 2017- lung cancer for me....massive heart attack for my husband The last year, there's been surgery for me, pneumonia for b... Read more
Hurricane Harvey
Saturday, September 09, 2017      16 comments

I live in Rockport, Texas. My husband never evacuates. I always evacuate. This time I stayed with my dear husband and sweet terrier. Category 5- Good grief! August 25th - 26th was 24 hours of worry (our condo creaked once during front of storm),... Read more
Spring 5% Challenge 2017
Friday, April 07, 2017      13 comments

I was not sure I would be participating in this challenge. On March 1st, while gardening, I tripped and fell, literally could not get up. ...not good when you are 70 years old. ... Read more
Saturday, July 16, 2016      6 comments

This past week, I had a difficult time with "bad sugar ". emoticon Fortunately, I gained less than 1 pound (0.8). This next week, I'm going to... Read more
Can't walk outside?
Saturday, June 25, 2016      11 comments

Our weather has been so hot and humid in South Texas that it is a challenge to get in a good walk, especially with my little dog. Then, this morning, the first day of Summer Challenge, thunder and heavy rain. ... Read more
Am I ready?
Friday, June 24, 2016      7 comments

Tomorrow is the start of the Summer 5% challenge. emoticon I am preparing a lot more than I have in a long time, but I still have more to do. ... Read more
Summer 5% Challenge - Update
Sunday, June 12, 2016      9 comments

Summer Challenge starts in a few weeks. I will use this blog to record my commitments. emoticon My commitment for fitness: Line dancing... Read more
Seeking Motivation
Saturday, March 26, 2016      16 comments

It has been a long time focused on my health but not weight as part of my health. I made a small start by being part of Winter 5% challenge. I lost 5 lb., gaining back 3 lbs. I am fighting back by using "outside motivation". I have joined ... Read more
100 Days of Weight Loss book Group starting August 1, 2015
Thursday, July 30, 2015      8 comments

I have written this blog twice. Both times when I put in a picture, all my writing was erased. So, I will just share that I have my 10 reasons for weight loss wriitten down, a diet and exercise plan. I have been unfocused since January 2015... Read more
More Nana pictures!
Saturday, May 02, 2015      11 comments

Being a first time Nana when many of my friends are great grandparents is amazing! Of course, I share pictures of Charlie Robert, named after my husband and his paternal grandfather. ... Read more
I'm a Nana!
Friday, April 17, 2015      17 comments

What an adventure! Our first grand child was born Tuesday- Charlie Robert, named after my husband and his paternal grandfather, 7 lbs. 15 ounces. A little jaundice but doing well. ... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      10 comments

A fresh wreath on the door A little frosted tree A poinsettia on the table ... Read more
Snow in Northern Virginia
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      8 comments

What a nice visit with our DD, SIL, and their dog, Harley. Today, we have snow in Northern Virginia- something a South Texas lady loves! ... Read more

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