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Coconut Cream Pie
Monday, May 17, 2021      5 comments

My True Love's dad hinted at wishing I'd make a coconut cream pie, and so I did! Never made one before in my life. I've made approximately 5 pies in... Read more
Caffeine Laughs Last
Saturday, May 15, 2021      12 comments

I woke up around 3:00 this morning, mind racing with thoughts of My True Love's upcoming birthday party. I lay there lazily for an hour, hoping to eventually fall back asleep, as I usually do. Nope. And then I remembered my most excellent idea f... Read more
Happy Mother's Day!
Sunday, May 09, 2021      12 comments

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! May your children joyfully acknowledge that you raised them. ... Read more
The Joy of Life
Friday, May 07, 2021      9 comments

Talk about a juxtaposition. Just as I was uploading this "joy of life" image, a news report came on about the terrible situation in Yemen. I immediately... Read more
Gratitude = Perspective
Thursday, May 06, 2021      10 comments

Gratitude journaling really works for me. I'm restarting this habit. I started this four years ago when some friends gave me a gratitude journal in ... Read more
What a Difference a Day Makes!
Sunday, May 02, 2021      5 comments

What a day! I had a lot in mind for our Saturday, and WOW we actually did ALL OF IT -- and then some! * I primed two walls in the basement. ... Read more
May Day: New Goals
Saturday, May 01, 2021      4 comments

New month, new goals, new season, new warmth, new growth..... hmmmm feels like something NEW around here! ... Read more
April Goals: How'd I Do?
Friday, April 30, 2021      13 comments

Wellllllllllllllllllllll..... I made some progress... not all the progress I intended to make, but hey, it's something! I lost two whole pounds... Read more
129.6
Saturday, April 24, 2021      7 comments

For me 130 is the number I don't want to go over. I just feel too pudgy at that weight. I've been yoyoing right around 130 for months, and today I drop... Read more
Feelin' Good
Thursday, April 22, 2021      10 comments

I've got a couple good days under my belt and am feeling better about my fitness. I can achieve my goals even if I fall short on daily goals sometimes. Long term, I'm on track. Yay! ... Read more
About that BOOT....
Monday, April 19, 2021      6 comments

I am seriously kicking myself. I've been eating unhealthfully and too much for two solid weeks, culminating in a girlfriend sesh last night during w... Read more
Still Rebooting... Try, Try Again!
Saturday, April 17, 2021      5 comments

I'm in one of those phases of just wanting to EAT. What's up with that?? Working on it. This is no way to lose 5% in the next two weeks. I'll get it... Read more
Reboot Starts Today
Monday, April 12, 2021      7 comments

My True Love's mom passed away a week and a half ago. It's been a very full time -- full of memories and love and appreciating her and our time toge... Read more
I Thought We Had More Time
Monday, April 05, 2021      10 comments

My fiancé's mom died on Good Friday. She was diagnosed with cancer just 3 months ago. Treatment seemed to be going well. And now she is gone. So many memories... so much inspiration... she was a great role model in so many ways. I value th... Read more
April Goals
Thursday, April 01, 2021      4 comments

I do not know what happened to March. I think there were only 2 days in March this year for some reason. Strange.... Happy April! Spring is the... Read more

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