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Saturday, April 27, 2019      10 comments

There was a mix up and my training went awry yesterday. Paulette missed the message she was to meet with me. No worries as I worked out like a fiend anyway. We rescheduled for next week and I had a chance to give her my "list" of broken parts sh... Read more
Gaining some exercises
Friday, April 26, 2019      11 comments

My gym gifts a 1/2 hour session with a Pilates, swimming or gym instructor for your birthday! While a half hour might not seem to be much, it's an opportunity to learn a few new tricks. What "old dog" wouldn't like to learn a few new tricks? ... Read more
Happily exhausted
Sunday, April 21, 2019      14 comments

My something I share with Queen Elizabeth. Not the fame or fortune. Maybe the regal bearing. The same birthday! What better way to be happy? ... Read more
Busy week past and weekend ahead
Saturday, April 20, 2019      16 comments

I've been attacking some spring cleaning around the house. Although my weekend guests are family and would not judge, I've been cleaning and putting away items needing removal. ... Read more
Rethinking my portions
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      11 comments

Dinner plates in 1950 were 9 inch Dinner plates in 2019 are 12 inch A cup of coffee was 8 ounces Mine is 12-14 A bagel was 3 inches in diameter Mine is 5-6 and taller A bowl of soup was 12 ounces I fill mine to the top, ab... Read more
Rethinking food preparation
Tuesday, April 16, 2019      9 comments

Hmm, I'm not turning this into a series but there is a series of steps I'm taking. My latest focus has been on portions. My food choices and preferences are healthy. I've become more aware of portions. I measure my ingredients and happ... Read more
Rethinking food
Monday, April 15, 2019      11 comments

Er, rethinking the kind of foods to fill in my empty refrigerator. I've had the fortunate experience of both DH and I going our separate ways for a few days. He to the cabin in the woods with his cronies and me to more domesticated places with S... Read more
Steps with friends, Boston edition.
Sunday, April 14, 2019      11 comments

Here are 3 Spark ladies who had a great time. Susannah31, OKM and OJ. After Barb ran her very rainy race-picture needs uploaded, we joined her ... Read more
Lunching with former work buddies
Thursday, April 11, 2019      11 comments

I had a great day today! I went to the retiree luncheon and enjoyed the company of many of my retired peers and then the company of my former employees. The CEO gave a talk on the past years' responses to disasters. I've mentioned I worked f... Read more
Wednesday, April 10, 2019      12 comments

I am lazy. I have plenty of energy to tackle projects. I frequent the gym. I exercise my mind. I'm pretty darned active. I don't exert much effort when it comes to changing my eating habits. Not the diet, the habits! Since I changed... Read more
This week in a nutshell
Monday, April 08, 2019      13 comments

I'm back to normal, whatever that entails! emoticon Still barking like a dog when I cough; it'll take weeks f... Read more
Ripe for excess when under the weather.
Saturday, April 06, 2019      10 comments

I felt sightly ill and entitled yesterday. I skipped the gym with a lot of guilt. DH fed my attitude with a bagel/cream cheese for lunch. Friday, meatless, pizza. 3 slices. Lots of tea. This morning my "out of sorts" is gone and I'... Read more
More working out will be a good thing for more than my body.
Thursday, April 04, 2019      10 comments

My usual Wednesday drill is one hour in the gym then an hour in the warm pool running and doing "jumping jacks" and the like as my aerobic exercises. I alternate every 5 minutes, nonstop while watching the swimmers or simply getting into my own ... Read more
Experiment of one
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      14 comments

I've been experimenting with drugs. emoticon Got your attention, didn't I? ... Read more
Fun weekend
Sunday, March 31, 2019      9 comments

We had some sweet moments yesterday. We took DD2 and SIL2 to our favorite jeweler as they declared they had reached a point where they could purchase a "real" wedding set for DD2. She's been wearing a crystal set which had not only lost luster... Read more

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