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Struggling lately with feelings, good bad and ugly. Help? Caution: TL;DR
Monday, May 25, 2020      4 comments

I didn't even get on the scale today because I don't EVEN wanna know. I'm really struggling with getting the weight back off. Last year at this time I was 15 pounds to my goal. Now I'm 30 pounds away and I haven't been this heavy for a long time... Read more
I am not afraid: a clarification
Friday, May 15, 2020      2 comments

I feel this is something I need to say. Your opinion may vary from mine, but that's ok. We can agree to disagree and still be friends and respectful of one another. As I wrote in a recent blog, I refuse to live my life based on fear, and I... Read more
I am not afraid. (Just some thoughts on my reading tonight.)
Thursday, May 14, 2020      3 comments

I refuse to live my life based on fear. II Timothy says, "For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." While all this craziness is going on in the world, and hitting us where we live, I am trusting in God an... Read more
Ever have one of those days?
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      6 comments

So it started out ok. I got my water in first thing, I stretched and did light yoga for 25 minutes, and then walked all my 7K steps. But afterwards...a quarrel with the hubby, and problems with the printer, and then problems with the mouse, and ... Read more
Notes on the day
Saturday, May 09, 2020      2 comments

Got a late start on our weekly drive, but it was a really nice one. So, several things I noted and intend to sketch in my journal: 1. A really neat octagonal-shaped garden shed built on a deck next to someone's home. 2. A white-faced black ... Read more
A little bit softer now...
Saturday, April 25, 2020      4 comments

In the words of the song "Shout" by the Isley Brothers. Last week down a pound, this week up. I probably need to cut out more carbs and sweets, but it is hard. And I do not want to go back to strict keto and the like type of eating, I jus... Read more
A little more effort
Saturday, April 18, 2020      5 comments

Since Tuesday of this week, I've been stepping up my steps (ha, sorry, pun intended!) and getting a bit more walking in, plus a little yoga/stretching thrown in. My back continues to be a kinda stiff, but so far so good. If it feels like it may ... Read more
Cleaning out buckthorn
Saturday, April 11, 2020      3 comments

Yup. I added this as farm work, general in my fitness because gardening didn't quite cover snipping branches, sawing branches, and dragging branches i... Read more
The Quest
Thursday, April 09, 2020      1 comments

This process of getting my back back to where it should be has been long, arduous, and fraught with missteps and peril. But, perchance, I am making progress towards my own holy grail of health, though I be no Galahad nor even Percival. Certes, I... Read more
Yesterday's walk
Sunday, April 05, 2020      5 comments

A beautiful day, a little on the cold side, but April in Minnesota is always iffy, lol.... Read more
A silver lining on an emotional day
Friday, April 03, 2020      3 comments

I received my first ever grocery delivery from a grocery store I really like today. In normal times I loved going in there, they had such great produce and their bakery!! Oh, my! Anyway, I was kind of surprised at my reaction when I realiz... Read more
In possibly poor taste, but I'm gonna anyway, cuz sometimes that's how I roll...
Thursday, April 02, 2020      5 comments

Worked out in my back garden today, cleaning up the old plant debris. The daylilies are starting to push up through the soil of the Mayan temple. I thi... Read more
My journey thus far, Mid April 2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019      5 comments

A picture speaks a thousand words.... I joined Sparkpeople in 2008. My activity was pretty sporadic over these 11 years, although I was back here ... Read more
Move it and lose it...a tale of exercise on this March evening
Thursday, March 14, 2019      5 comments

I started a challenge on the Samsung Health app. Six days ago, thought I'd throw in my cap. 200 thousand steps by the end of March. Can I really do it? It seems a bit harsh... But as of today, I'm at 80 thou... I'm crushing this thing ... Read more
One step back, two steps forward...
Thursday, March 07, 2019      5 comments

Yesterday I got plenty of exercise, but kinda lost it when I did some late night snacking. So today I started the 30 day small changes challenge. I'm damn well gonna persevere and win. And part of the difference this time is that I'm not going ... Read more

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