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Wednesday, April 04, 2018      3 comments

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Waiting for rain
Tuesday, April 03, 2018      5 comments

In Texas, when the weatherman says there's a thunderstorm coming, you pay attention due to wind and possible hail issues. Hopefully we'll get a few inches of much needed rain and no damage.... Read more
Final Push
Monday, April 02, 2018      2 comments

The next two weeks will be crazy at the community tax center where I volunteer. Have to focus and make sure I get my water in every day and a few moments for me. Wish me luck!... Read more
Peep's Easter
Sunday, April 01, 2018      0 comments

My parakeet is named Peep because when liberated from the pet store, he made no sound for weeks. Literally not a peep out of him. He views new toys with great suspicion. Nevertheless, I got him a small Easter basket, made of shreddable chew stri... Read more
Hanging in there
Saturday, March 31, 2018      3 comments

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Fridays are for the birdz :)
Friday, March 30, 2018      4 comments

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National Vietnam Veterans' Day
Thursday, March 29, 2018      2 comments

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Passing inspection
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      1 comments

Today was one of those confound the parakeet days. We do this every time I clean the cage. Peep flies up to the curtain rod and supervises the whole process. Then there's the get reacquainted phase where he explores/inspects every little thing, ... Read more
Rainy days
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      1 comments

The weather has changed and we are to have more rain. It is also my mother's birthday, which I remembered with a bouquet of flowers--something she would have loved. She's been gone 15 years now, but I the memories of her light and laughter offse... Read more
Breaking bad habits
Monday, March 26, 2018      5 comments

I am dealing with an urge to eat. I am not hungry. I crave food. It is what I call the arsenic hour, that time of day when I must use all my willpower and determination to resist and hold on for dinnertime. I am drinking water and distracting my... Read more
Slowly and steadily
Sunday, March 25, 2018      3 comments

Finally got through the 230's and the forever plateau this morning. 229! Now to keep going, just taking it one day at a time, with occasional tweaks to nutrition and exercise.... Read more
Sunny weekend
Saturday, March 24, 2018      0 comments

Got some things done and crossed off the list after sleeping in a bit. Mood was better today after a strange week. Peep, my parakeet, is in ninja stealth mode, super quiet for some reason. Will try to coax him to sing. Maybe some millet will hel... Read more
Friday, March 23, 2018      3 comments

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A fresh new day
Thursday, March 22, 2018      1 comments

Weather is nice and sunny, but not too hot yet. A good day to be out and about, enjoying the breeze here.... Read more
Second day of Spring
Wednesday, March 21, 2018      2 comments

They got the bomber today. Yesterday was bad since his bombs went off near my home. I stopped taking my walks due to the trip wire he had used. Took today off and will resume my walks tomorrow. Managed to curb my emotional eating and stuck to pl... Read more

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