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Dilemmas and Advice
Friday, March 11, 2016      0 comments

As you may know, I haven't worked since November. I have been on some really good interviews but with no positive outcome. Part of it is age, part of it is salary based on experience ( I am not cheap) and yes a big part is that I GIMP. I tr... Read more
Laughs at the Gym
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      1 comments

Last year, I attempted to go back to water aerobics which I love and had worked in the past for me. Funny, more than 10 years later I was still just about the youngest person in the pool. A septuagenarian came paddling up to me. "Hi, I am Bob... Read more
Why Not?
Friday, February 19, 2016      0 comments

Well, here we go. I hate not being able to walk. It's the way I think, the way I process. I hate the way I look when I walk right now. I look like some sort of non-comic spastic parody. I hate that I have to wear flat oxford type shoes. ... Read more
Celebrating Valentine's Day, the Smoky Way
Monday, February 15, 2016      1 comments

Well, things have been a bit tough lately with my not working in months. We have been very frugal and watching every cent. Last week I went on an encouraging interview. It was one of those 2 on one deals as well. As a treat ( I have a friend... Read more
Fear of Scale
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      2 comments

So after doing well being home and getting through the holidays, I went off the rails. Made that outrageous Babka. I did go to the gym. Then came the snow. I can't walk into gym. It is difficult for me to change the spectral leg. Snow make... Read more
The Weight of Weddings
Monday, February 08, 2016      1 comments

Not really weight. There is a lot of "weight" around weddings to be shed. The youngest SS is getting married in August. DH is now to be part of the wedding party. This is going to be wild to say the least. Truth is stranger than fiction. S... Read more
Weight, Perceptions and Mother
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      1 comments

I thought I had already blogged about this before but see I have not, maybe just in chat. Late last year I weighed less than my mother did for most of her life and I am two inches shorter! My mother came out of the hospital after having me, we... Read more
Before, after and Age -it's not just hair!
Wednesday, September 23, 2015      5 comments

Someone asked for before and after. The salon has this on their site. I never realized my hair had gotten so long! My mother subscribed to the theo... Read more
Sunday, September 20, 2015      10 comments

I did it. I said I was going to and I did. Almost 6 hours worth. I hate being in salons. My mother disliked the cut and curl concept in my childho... Read more
Today is the Day
Saturday, September 19, 2015      1 comments

Yes, the day has arrived. I am going for the full deal – cut, color, highlights, gloss, mani-pedi and make up. It seemed so far away when I started and went much too fast. Well, I am under the weight I originally set out for but not at the ... Read more
When it rains
Friday, September 04, 2015      4 comments

I am having problems at work. Change in the organization and I am no longer allowed to work at home, even with the doctor's note. I am getting it sorted but in the meantime it's having a significant financial, mental and physical impact. I hav... Read more
Josie Maran Bear Naked Nail Wipes
Saturday, August 22, 2015      2 comments

I have been promising for longer than I care to admit that I would start sharing about beauty products for Staging Our Comeback. Mine is in a little over a month. But I think one needs to continue evolve and grow. Never stop planning improveme... Read more
Coming Back Moving Forward
Saturday, August 08, 2015      1 comments

My milestone birthday is less than two months away! Changes in latitude, attitude and gratitude. I started to lose weight when I focused on being healthy instead of dieting. Yep, I slip, slip all the time but I get back on track. I think more. ... Read more
Teeth and Age
Saturday, July 18, 2015      3 comments

I read a long time ago that if you dreamt of losing your teeth, you were dreaming about age. In a non-coincidence just before my 30th birthday I dreamt all my teeth fell out. Now I am older and definitely have teeth issues. In fact, I believe... Read more
Thursday, July 09, 2015      3 comments

Another morning with things starting out badly. The train came in on a different track. I sit so I get right on an escalator. Different track. There is an elevator though, so I gimped over and there was a crowd including a young healthy woman... Read more

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