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So, this is my life! New hopes, dreams and normals.
Monday, March 14, 2016      18 comments

I didn't rock the pool Sunday so much as I recovered in it for 90 minutes. Ahhhhh. I tried to go again this morning but finally got some sleep and woke up too late. GD came home Saturday. ... Read more
Optimistic start to the weekend.
Saturday, March 12, 2016      18 comments

After I purged my refrigerator I added some no-brainer pre-cut veggies which I will learn to grab instead of crackers. I told DH he's not getting ice cream. I had another sleepover with my pals. It's fun and we played word games until way... Read more
We interrupt this life for a brief message.
Friday, March 11, 2016      16 comments

Janet, are you stressed? (yes) Is your life out of control? (hell, yes) Are you eating without being hungry just because you feel like eating? (duh...) There is a plan for you! Right underneath your fingertips on your keyboard. All yo... Read more
Sweet Caroline!
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      23 comments

Welcome my newest grandchild, Caroline. She's had a tough start; her mom too! She weighs 7pounds and change. It's too late at night to remember. An... Read more
International Women's Day and my blog.
Tuesday, March 08, 2016      11 comments

International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. http://www.internationalwome
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So, how was your weekend? Mine was a blur, full of love and GD is still in the oven!
Monday, March 07, 2016      18 comments

There were many things said in my house this weekend: 2 year old: Open the cabinet. I wanna see. Pop pop sleeping. I need more, no BIG more craisins! (accompanied with lots of whine) I want ipad. I want trucks. I love you I wan... Read more
The only butterball I have a picture of yet
Saturday, March 05, 2016      11 comments

I took the boys to the local park where we saw this tom turkey trying to impress his housemate hen. We also saw an emu, pot belly pigs, goats a... Read more
So much for resting....
Saturday, March 05, 2016      11 comments

I survived the funeral yesterday. Drove 3 hours in the snowstorm. Nothing like old Philly Italians to give me things to see! My future ex-sister in law and I got along great. My brother was a wreck, feeling so out of place. All kinds of endings ... Read more
Miscellaneous long (here's your warning) thoughts. A busy week and I found more pounds!
Friday, March 04, 2016      17 comments

Anyone remember the Muppet Show segment about Rowlf the dog trying to get the cat to leave and it kept coming back? Something exploded during the segment. ... Read more
If only...
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      12 comments

If only: I could choose my meals like I choose my groceries; Volume vs. good ingredients I could walk away from the kitchen every time I think I need something I would realize I AM full and don't need more I thought of the long ... Read more
House hunting vs dreaming.
Monday, February 29, 2016      15 comments

I visit my dear coz in Florida almost every year and talk once a week. We talk of my moving down although DH is not keen on the idea, needing to be close to children. Once the baby is here we shall see them less and less as their lives take on... Read more
End of another challenge? Well....
Monday, February 29, 2016      12 comments

Magically my ticker says 0 today. I should have found the right snacks. I had 30 days. I found some I like, some I like more and some I REALLY like. I am not supposed to eat snacks all day! In a small way I got a hold of my eating an... Read more
24 hours in my life. Fun.
Sunday, February 28, 2016      17 comments

Yesterday started as any typical day. I get up at 5 read, the news, Spark, etc then have a good breakfast in peace. I get DH up at 8ish and his morning routine takes about 2 hours and now it's 11 and he looks ready to fall back asleep. What do... Read more
I decided to go real and got on the scale. Yuck.
Thursday, February 25, 2016      21 comments

216.8 pounds. I refuse to round up. The last time I placed an official weight on SP was 12/2/15 and I was 209. It took 2 months to put on 9 pounds. Since I have been home with DH I have lost the extensive walking I was doing at work. The... Read more
New "old" stuff. Blah.......
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      11 comments

It's raining hard. Thank goodness it's not snow! emoticon I managed to attend my pool this morning. Ahhhhhhhh... Read more

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