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Look for the rainbow
Friday, October 29, 2010      4 comments

I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself, what a wonderful world I see skies of blue and clouds of white The bright blessed day, the dark sacred night And I think to myself, what a wo... Read more
My week with Dad at the hospital
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      8 comments

For those of you who don't already know, Dad has been in ICU since Saturday after passing out at home. He has blood clots in the lungs and a urinary tract infection. They have give him a thorough check up with lots of tests. He is receiving good... Read more
Caregiver Fair
Thursday, October 21, 2010      1 comments

A couple weeks ago I attended the free annual Caregivers Fair at a local college. There were 50+ exhibitors in the main hall. I received giveaway items and information from the vendors, and learned what was available in my area. There was ... Read more
A Year for the Roses
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      8 comments

This has been an outstanding year for the roses. We've had the craziest weather, s... Read more
Monday morning
Monday, October 18, 2010      6 comments

A new week. It is gray and cloudy today, so we will create our own sunshine. Goodbye, old germy bugs from last week. Hello, sunshine and renewed energy and vitality. ... Read more
Saturday dinner and television tour
Sunday, October 17, 2010      5 comments

Down 5 more pounds, woohoo! Being sick is not a good way to do it, but at least something good came out of this:) I'm not back to normal eating yet. My tummy gets upset if I stray from yogurt and toast, soup and crackers, tea and toast. ... Read more
Lord, send your angels to watch over me
Friday, October 15, 2010      8 comments

When I'm alone and the light slowly fades Cold with the night closing in I know the shadow of almighty wings Lord won't you send them again Sometimes the child inside of me cries With fears of the dangers unknown And questions wit... Read more
Hidden calories in Autumn treats
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      3 comments

Yikes! Take a look at this article, "The 4 Most Fattening Fall Foods." Many of these treats are as many calories as a meal. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
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What I learned from Kim Bensen's book, FINALLY THIN!
Sunday, October 03, 2010      5 comments

Kim Bensen lost over 200 pounds and kept it off. This is the first person I've read about who has the same messed-up metabolism from yo-yo dieting. We both experience extreme, rapid weight gains. What did I learn from the book? ... Read more
Wonderful Friday morning
Friday, September 24, 2010      5 comments

Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon? The world's a nicer place in my beautiful balloon. It wears a nicer face in my beautiful balloon. We can sing a song and sail along the silver sky. For we can fly, we can fly, Up, up and ... Read more
Coffee and tea and the java and me
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      5 comments

One morning I posted on Facebook: " A morning visit with the roses, reading Psalms, hazelnut coffee, Sarah Brightman and Josh Groban... Could this morning be more perfec... Read more
The Writing Diet
Saturday, September 18, 2010      3 comments

I am reading Julia Cameron's book, The Writing Diet. I've read the first few sections. It seems she is saying that journaling helps us face and deal with the reasons behind overeating and bad habits. What she says rings true with me.I ha... Read more
Caregiving is a series of new realities
Sunday, September 12, 2010      4 comments

4EJSkJlh_fg Nobody knows the trouble that I've seen Nobody knows my sorrow Nobody knows the trouble that I've seen Glory hallelujah Sometimes I'm up and sometimes I'm down Oh, yes Lo... Read more
For Mary: Family Feud Game
Sunday, September 05, 2010      3 comments

You are ( not ) allowed to use my answers ... you must use different ones!!! Remember, you can't use the same answers as the person who sent it to you.... 1. Name something you use in the shower?... water 2. Something people ha... Read more
Sunday, September 05, 2010      3 comments

On impulse, I stocked up with a weeks worth of FullBar products. They were created by a physician who works with WLS patients. One bar with 8 ounces of water a half hour before a meal creates the same effect, making one feel full. It doesn't ha... Read more

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