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A Word from my "Other" blog
Tuesday, October 14, 2014      3 comments

As I have mentioned in the past Sparkpeople.com has been a big part of my life in my attempts to lose weight and regain strength. IN the past several months it has been all I can do to drop in on the RAD team (Rheumatoid Autoimmune Disease) whe... Read more
Desperate Moves for Desperate People
Monday, October 06, 2014      2 comments

Well, my box of books arrived. How exciting to see my name on the front cover and picture on the back. (of course the pic was taken a few years ago, a few pounds ago and a few (lot) of gray hairs ago....but hey it's how I'd like to be remember... Read more
My life in 7 points
Friday, September 26, 2014      5 comments

I have a lot to say....since almost a whole month has gone by since I last did much of anything on Spark's site. Here's a quick summary: 1) My book is now being printed. I should receive my first box of books any day now. 2) My weight has... Read more
In Production!
Friday, September 05, 2014      5 comments

That's my manuscript...not me. My days of "production" are long gone. I got the email today that said that everything that my manuscript needed was done and now they are going about typesetting it and printing the galleys. I am REALLY curious... Read more
short note....
Thursday, September 04, 2014      5 comments

Today I have been busy readying my manuscript to send via email to the publisher. Ran into a snag and have to wait for a phone call from them. Paid some bills and now am signing onto Spark for the first time in a while. I cannot decide if... Read more
Juggling Treatments
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      7 comments

I weighed myself this moring...in my PJs and with a full bladder....and I weghed 223 which his down from 230 very recently. Then before I got into my shower I thought "What the heck" and stepped on the scale. 221! This is the lowest I've been a... Read more
Teeth and Poor Choices
Saturday, August 02, 2014      5 comments

Yesterday was notable for several reasons. 1) I emailed my manuscript in to the editors at my publishing house and now will be waiting for their report. And 2) I went to NY for some blood work and also a visit to the dentist. I have Sjogrens... Read more
Ten Minutes
Monday, July 28, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday I got up my nerve and went to church. I showered the night before so I could rest until 10:00, the time when Ralph would pick me up to go to church. The new recliner was lovely. Silent (unlike the groaning one I have at home) and co... Read more
Sick Puppys and Church Attendance
Friday, July 25, 2014      3 comments

Well my three friends visited last week....and I promised them I would do my best to attend church on Sunday. Then pastor visited and said they'd installed a new electric recliner for me to use in church instead of the one there which every chi... Read more
Sick Puppys and Church Attendance
Friday, July 25, 2014      0 comments

Well my three friends visited last week....and I promised them I would do my best to attend church on Sunday. Then pastor visited and said they'd installed a new electric recliner for me to use in church instead of the one there which every chi... Read more
wow! Real KEYS!!!
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      3 comments

About two weeks ago my beat up laptop finally expired. :( Then, through the incredible generosity of a friend, I was able to order a new Dell Latitude...which goes retail for $1200 and which I got refurbished for $350. It arrived yesterday an... Read more
And so it Goes
Saturday, June 28, 2014      4 comments

I really wish I could go somewhere this summer. With every summer that passes I slide further and further away from "health" and "strength" But our garage needs a roof, our deck needs to be power washed and sealed. We need new kitchen floors...... Read more
10 suggestions for meeting my goal
Sunday, June 08, 2014      4 comments

yes.I lost 8 lbs in the hospital....came home on oral steroids and gained 6 lbs back. I struggled with despair.Why is it that I'm having such a hard time BEING GOOD on this Eat To Live program.the first time I went in gung ho and jubilated as th... Read more
VICTORY
Thursday, May 29, 2014      4 comments

I got home from the hospital yesterday.As I dressed to go home, I noticed something. Yes, I all swollen and puffy from the steroids. But my huge GUT that has been growing larger and larger,suddenly seemed a little smaller.Sure enough, my pants ... Read more
no place like home
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      5 comments

It is 4:47AM, and I've been up since around 3:00. Steroids make bad bed mates.so here I am ,starving and wish I g I had ordered more for breakfast.even though they have been tapering the steroids, they are still peaking in my bloodstream. It wil... Read more

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