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I Updated My Book Preview - What Do You Think?
Saturday, July 21, 2012      18 comments

I have been out of commission for quite a while because of a knee injury, but something good did come out of it. As many of you know, I was writing a book about butterflies. The injury allowed me to spend a lot of time writing and that was a goo... Read more
What A Wonderful Birthday!
Friday, June 01, 2012      11 comments

No, we didn't get to go away like we had planned, but it was a beautiful day anyway. Vince is getting around a lot better and he even sneaked out before I got up and bought me flowers and a very special butterfly cake. I also had four Mona... Read more
We Will Get Through This!
Friday, May 25, 2012      11 comments

Well, this certainly stopped my whining about a little pain in my knee. This morning, Vince took a tumble down the stairs and hurt his knee very badly. Nothing is broken, but in a way, this is worse because it may take six months or longer ... Read more
Kicking My Own Butt!!
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      11 comments

OK, Here I am right back in the same old pot. I gained weight again this week and I was so disappointed in myself. I have been so wrapped up in writing that I haven't even tried to fit in a lot of time for exercise. Normally, LCW would really... Read more
A New Birth!
Monday, April 30, 2012      12 comments

I had about a month long pitty party because I was feeling sorry for myself. I don't even want to go into the details, but I am over it. I almost quit my BLC team and that would have been a disaster because, they are the ones that made me see ... Read more
Friday The 13th - WooHoo!
Friday, April 13, 2012      7 comments

So today was Friday the 13th and I had a really good thing happen. I have had one or two Monarchs emerge from their chrysalis over the last two weeks, but today, I had 13!!! Can you believe it? I was talking to a friend showing her the ten b... Read more
Spring Is Really In The Air!
Wednesday, March 28, 2012      8 comments

The days have been warm and beautiful, so it only seems natural that we would be seeing more and more butterflies in the air. I just had a group of twenty butterflies that I released during the month of March and my two Swallowtail butterflies ... Read more
It's Vegas Baby - Weekend Challenge, Here I come!
Friday, March 09, 2012      7 comments

Maybe it's because I lived in Las Vegas for five years before moving to Florida, but I really embraced this challenge. I loved the Deal Me In challenge on Thursday so much I am using that concept to do my circuit training. This one is a ch... Read more
My New BFF with Updated Picture
Saturday, March 03, 2012      10 comments

Wow, how often do you get a chance ... Read more
Doing the Olympic Challenge!
Sunday, February 26, 2012      14 comments

I'm really loving this Olympic challenge. Starting from the Olympic Trials: Push-up Test - 45 Crunch Test - 57 3-Min Step Test - 116 1-Mile Walk Test - 14:17 I am really proud to say that in my age group, I did excellent in every... Read more
I'm Getting There! Me at 150, Taken 1-28-12
Saturday, January 28, 2012      25 comments

Part of this weekend challenge is to blog about health/fitness/wellness, so I asked Vince to take a current picture for me. My face is red, my hair is wet but I am smiling... Read more
Cabin Feaver Remedy 1/20 thru 1/23!
Friday, January 20, 2012      6 comments

I like starting out by making friends with everyone on your team. I sometimes get too busy and doen't even meet everyone. By making it a part of the challenge, I'll meet them all for sure! I also like that there is a spreadsheet that I could pri... Read more
Getting Ready For The Weekend Challenge!
Friday, January 13, 2012      11 comments

I HAVE A DREAM WEEKEND CHALLENGE This Challenge will run from Friday, Jan 13th Midnight 12:01AM thru Monday, Jan 16th11:59PM Each item completed is worth 10pts. (a total of 50pts/day possible). D = DO! It is that simple! Stop dela... Read more
2012 Goals - I Just Needed Them In Writing To Make Myself Accountable!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      11 comments

With the help of BLC-17, I had a much better weight loss in 2011, but as soon as that session ended, I put on two more pounds, so I know I can never let my guard down. I really need to stick to the lifestyle that is going to keep me healthy. Tha... Read more
Butterfly Kisses!
Saturday, December 10, 2011      4 comments

I have found that Monarchs are really affectionate. I wonder if, because I handle them from the time they are caterpillars, they sense that I won't harm them. We recently had a batch or Monarchs that all had some kind of deformity. This ranged ... Read more

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