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Hospital stay
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      6 comments

I came home from vacation with cellulitis in both legs. Doc admitted me to the hospital. I.V antibiotic, Lasix, hot compresses. Losing fluid weight. I should be going home soon. I've been here 5 days. Doc says, "Patience. One day at a time."... Read more
Lean Cuisine Salad Additions bistro chicken
Monday, June 03, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday I had the Lean Cuisine bistro chicken salad additions for lunch. There were three packets: The packet to microwave had grilled white meat chicken, asparagus... Read more
The value of one pound
Friday, May 31, 2013      10 comments

This morning the scale said I lost 1.2 pounds. Big deal. What's one pound among so many? Here is the value of losing one pound. It's one less pound my frame has to carry around 24/7. It's one step in the right direction. It gives me a shot... Read more
7th Sparkversary - April 2013
Friday, May 24, 2013      4 comments

My seventh Spark anniversary was April 6, 2013. This picture was me in 2002. It was a good period in my life. I walked with a cane because of arthritis (which I was d... Read more
Just for laughs: Perception vs Reality
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      7 comments

You were expecting something else, weren't you? ... Read more
Empty feels good.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      5 comments

Do you know that feeling you get when you're slightly empty? Not starved. Not too full. It's the feeling you have a little while before you eat. Doesn't that feel good? I used to think empty was bad. I have access to enough food so why shou... Read more
Mindless night time snacking
Saturday, April 20, 2013      7 comments

Mindless night time snacking, why did I let you back in the door? I was doing so well. I thought I was invincible in this area. Then I opened the door, and now you have settled in as a full-time resident who is going to be difficult to evict. ... Read more
Today is my birthday
Thursday, April 11, 2013      8 comments

Today is my birthday! Today I am celebrating another year of being... ME! ... Read more
I think I can, I think I can...
Saturday, April 06, 2013      4 comments

Yx9xO98kcBU&feature=share Do you remember the story of the little engine who could? "I think I can, I think I can" is an... Read more
Making slow progress
Monday, April 01, 2013      3 comments

Down .8 pound this week. It's progress, moving in the right direction. One pound a week = 52 pounds a year. ... Read more
This is hard!
Thursday, March 28, 2013      7 comments

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Good health starts in the kitchen
Monday, March 25, 2013      9 comments

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Healthy bananas
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      9 comments

Bananas contain three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Researc... Read more
Healthy fuel
Monday, March 18, 2013      3 comments

This Eating Raw poster was borrowed from my cousin whose cancer is now in remission. She remains dedicated to a healthy eating plan. Our amazing bodies try so hard to h... Read more
You are never too old
Friday, March 15, 2013      7 comments

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