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It was the rum balls fault
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      5 comments

My daughter mentioned to me that with caring for an infant and 2 year old she wouldn't be baking including my rum balls I had been thinking I really should bake for a couple of folk besides my daughter. So I made the rum balls on Monday but coul... Read more
Busy Busy
Wednesday, December 22, 2010      2 comments

Like most of us have found myself being overwhelmed by what seems to be done. I got started late though most years I do but this year I wasn't even sure if I wanted a Christmas after losing my mother the day after Thanksgiving and at my husbands... Read more
Actually Lost Weight
Sunday, December 19, 2010      4 comments

Considering all I've been through since before Thanksgiving when I finally got on the scale I just figured I had gained. But wow, have lost 2 pounds. Granted I'm where I was a couple of months ago I still feel good I know though I definitely n... Read more
Where Has Time Gone
Saturday, December 18, 2010      6 comments

Can't believe it's been a month since I've visited, let alone posted onto Spark. November and going into December was quite a period of time. When I last posted hubby had gotten a new job. Then he created a huge stress. A friend called him one... Read more
Change in Schedule
Monday, November 15, 2010      7 comments

After 3 years hubby has a job. Not what he wanted nor at the pay but it is for a company that seems not to be hurting too bad-WalMart. We should be happy and I am but we are on a totally new schedule. He is working graveyard that is 10PM-7A... Read more
Why Is It So Hard
Saturday, November 13, 2010      6 comments

Losing weight is quite simple eating right and increasing movement but it can be so difficult. My husband is a smoker and he just doesn't seem to see that eating for me is like smoking for him and it certainly doesn't help that he is a junk fo... Read more
You Know it's Time to Lose It...
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      11 comments

It is definitely time to make a BIG EFFORT Why Let's start with my pants I can barely zip them up and oy are they tight around the thigh Have to leave pants unzipped when I bend over to put on shoes Feel tired lifting my legs Am huffin... Read more
Eating in the Old Days
Monday, November 08, 2010      4 comments

Just finished a marvelous book, if you are a history and foodie buff called Fannie's Last Supper, Re-creating one amazing meal from Fannie Farmer's 1896 Cookbook The author moves into an 1880 house in Boston near where Fannie Farmer lived and ta... Read more
Time in Richmond, VA
Sunday, November 07, 2010      3 comments

I hadn't plan to but as things do happen ended up living in Richmond,VA for 15 years though never really called it home. Yet I do have a specialist that I did not give up when I moved 90 minutes up the road to the Capital of the Union (vs Rich... Read more
Been away
Thursday, November 04, 2010      4 comments

Over the years as I've been making my journey to good health I have been going forward and then taking steps backward. For a number of reasons I leave the road. A lot of it is my emotional being. Looking at my life right now my doctors have s... Read more
Another Week of Gaining
Sunday, October 17, 2010      3 comments

I had originally set Saturday as my weighin day and being part of a team I've have joined that is suppose to be the day. Unfortunately yesterday I got on the scale I got on and it was up again. Three weeks 3 pounds. I try to log in everything I... Read more
A Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
Thursday, October 14, 2010      9 comments

My favorite children's book is Alexander and the Horrible No Good Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst. Throughout the day as everything that can go wrong in this young man's life does his response is I think I'll move to Australia And having woken up... Read more
Too Much Information
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      7 comments

Today while doing my volunteer thing at the library I was amazed on how many books out there are related to the healthy life style. At your library you can find a book on every type of diet possible and all types of nutritional information as ... Read more
Walked, Saved Gas and Felt Good
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      5 comments

I am lucky because I live relatively close to a number of places that I go to regularly. One of the places is the library where I am a regular volunteer. It is a mile which is about the limit to how far I can walk and it is up hill. Unfortunatel... Read more
Quit Spark
Monday, October 11, 2010      16 comments

I have been with Spark for a few months and unfortunately my total weight loss has been very small So should I just stop. It does take a lot of time not only tracking food and exercise but then there is all the time spent on the computer. I ha... Read more

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