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"Normal" eating
Saturday, November 17, 2018      14 comments

What's normal for me? No mindless searching of cabinets for stored goodies. No getting up to find a snack when DH has gone to bed. Back to my lower carb and well "vegetabled" plates. Preparing in advance. Telling myself "no" and wal... Read more
Thursday, November 15, 2018      14 comments

My second day back from vacation I saw my surgeon for knee follow up. We were both pleased at the performance I've gotten out of the repair. Not so happy on the standing long jump I did with a grandchild in September that still has a new section... Read more
The vacation series, I have fun
Wednesday, November 14, 2018      8 comments

Self explanatory There are so many things I could say ... Read more
The vacation series food blog
Wednesday, November 14, 2018      5 comments

Continuing my R&R I tried this, billed as the best Bloody Mary in Hawaii This, my new favorite Mai Tai ... Read more
An overdue and brief vacation blog series
Wednesday, November 14, 2018      12 comments

As vacations go this one was all about R&R, not much on discovery. I played here Looked at rainbows here ... Read more
Tracking food, my missing ingredient
Tuesday, November 13, 2018      10 comments

No matter how many times I think (say) it, it needs to be repeated. Tracking food helps me control my eating. When I *finally* determined I could get a good grip on my eating, I tracked what I ate. I started loosing weight, started fee... Read more
Struggling to choose good food
Sunday, November 11, 2018      10 comments

I was so confident that once I returned home, I'd go back to my recently good ways of eating. emoticon The eas... Read more
Observation of patrons in a smorgasbord
Wednesday, November 07, 2018      14 comments

DH and I took our third annual trek to pick up a smoked turkey for part of our Thanksgiving meal. The store is part of a complex that includes a locally famous smorgasbord amid the Amish farms. We've never eaten there so took the opportunity tod... Read more
Practice what I preach
Tuesday, November 06, 2018      13 comments

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My tribute to WATERMELLEN'S Charlie
Sunday, November 04, 2018      12 comments

Lived on a kitchen cabinet door; forever on my hard drive. Sweet, smart Charlie.... Read more
My big girl runs a bit today in a Half Marathon
Sunday, November 04, 2018      9 comments

My daughter (mom to the 3 germ monsters) runs our local half marathon today. She's stepped back from running a bit since the last two kids but she and her husband are devotees of color and mud runs. Last year her BIL ran the NYC Marathon, also g... Read more
The Tracker is good not only for daily use but history as well!
Saturday, November 03, 2018      8 comments

I faithfully tracked food for the first 10 days of my trip. When we shopped I picked the ingredients needed for perfect breakfasts and I started my days right! I didn't snack as we were on the run most days and I prefer not to eat in a car or wh... Read more
Happy Halloween!
Wednesday, October 31, 2018      9 comments

I picked candy for the kiddies in the hopes I'd not like what we go. Fat chance but I'll try sticking to my Mentally Tough guns. It turns out the scale only went up two pounds on my trip which tells me I have changed my habits! I'm already bac... Read more
Keeping that vacation feeling
Sunday, October 28, 2018      12 comments

I'm baaaaack! emoticon I have never been so tan in my life! My brief stand on the scale told me I found 3-... Read more
I am
Monday, October 22, 2018      11 comments

I am tan. I have overeaten. I have had one too many happy hour Mai Tais. I am still having fun.... Read more

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