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Independence Day weekend
Monday, July 08, 2019      8 comments

Another lovely holiday has come and gone. It's good to remember all the things that unite us as Americans. It's a time for family and country, fireworks and parades, ice cream and barbecues, and water fun. ... Read more
The journey continues... (and something for book lovers)
Wednesday, June 26, 2019      8 comments

I've been on a winning streak, motivation running higher for a couple of weeks. Yesterday was difficult. I don't know why. It was the kind of day that can throw me off track. It wasn't for lack of motivation. I woke tired. I had an urge to ... Read more
Light bulb moment?
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      9 comments

The pounds seem to come off more slowly as I age. Awhile ago I wondered how much weight I lost and gained each year. Instead of only looking at the net gain/loss for the year, what would happen if I added each daily loss separately and each... Read more
Speak to yourself with kindness and love
Saturday, June 22, 2019      7 comments

Hello, Summer. It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood. I am soaking in the warmth of this glorious sunshine. The wind is rustling the leaves of th... Read more
Treating my body right
Friday, June 21, 2019      7 comments

It was a wonderful day when the government came out with the DO NOT CALL option to stop all the unnecessary phone calls that haunted our days. Now if they could come with something similar for junk mail. Every day I get a handful of junk mail. ... Read more
My fight with the scale
Thursday, June 20, 2019      7 comments

individual.asp?blog_id=6589988 2BDYNAMIC wrote a blog (link above) about the scale. I agree with her. I don't want to feel bad if the scale doesn't cooperate. I want to... Read more
Happy happy happy. I lost weight on my trip!
Wednesday, June 19, 2019      12 comments

We just returned from another trip, and I'm doing a little happy dance. I lost 6.4 pounds since weigh-in last week! It was not a perfectly healthy meal plan but I celebrate the results! ... Read more
Thoughts for this week
Wednesday, June 12, 2019      4 comments

We leave for up north tomorrow. When we travel, it's restaurant meals, no home cooking. On weekdays we eat breakfast at a restaurant, then someone picks up something from a fast food restaurant for supper. On the weekend we have somethin... Read more
Lesson learned from a co-worker
Thursday, June 06, 2019      8 comments

When we were asked to do a new task at work, most of us would stand around grousing about it for a few minutes. By the time we got done complaining ... Read more
Choose happy!
Monday, June 03, 2019      10 comments

Today is a gift. Today is an adventure we have never... Read more
The long road
Saturday, May 18, 2019      11 comments

My sister and her family lived three hours from the nearest commercial airport. It was more than an hour to the nearest town. The road was long and... Read more
Sharing the view from my world
Saturday, May 11, 2019      8 comments

It's evening and I've been surfing my happy place, SparkPeople. I caught up on some blogs and my Friend Feed. Printed off a recipe for Crunchy Taco Casserole that Kitt52 rated. It's easy enough and family friendly. Here is the link: htt... Read more
Lessons learned from a cough drop wrapper, part 2
Friday, April 19, 2019      6 comments

DUST OFF AND GET UP. This one reminds me of the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you coul... Read more
Taking my own advice
Thursday, April 18, 2019      8 comments

Taking my own advice from yesterday's blog. Live in the present. The past is done. I can't live in the future. I can live healthy in this minute. Fall in love with the process. The course is set. The plan is made. The goals are in place. ... Read more
Getting started...or starting over...and getting back on track
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      6 comments

I survived my second cold this year. I noticed, quite by accident, that the Hall Cough Drop wrappers have inspirational messages on them. They are too good to keep to myself. ... Read more

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