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learning to swim when a kid
Saturday, August 04, 2018      6 comments

I almost drown twice. Once for real as dad was suppose to be watching me at man-made lake on my grandfather's farm. I took one step too many and down I went as big drop off. I'm not sure how but I fought my way back up to where I could stand ... Read more
frozen veggies and my crockpot
Friday, August 03, 2018      5 comments

I buy lots of frozen veggies now instead of canned as per what I read at SP they are healthier and no salt. I do buy canned beans and diced tomatoes. Have been able to find some that have no added salt. yesterday I put a small boneless steak ... Read more
surprising news from oldest son
Thursday, August 02, 2018      6 comments

My son had wanted to go to college, police academy and then maybe after few years as policeman join the FBI. This has been what he has said for about the last 4 or 5 years. He graduated 2017 and went a year at local Junior College. He did not... Read more
beginning 8-1-18 month long blog
Wednesday, August 01, 2018      6 comments

It is a new month and I am going to try to blog everyday. Things going ok are my dog, Micky is walking better most of the time and I lost some weight in July but still struggling to exercise so losing going very slow. Several things need fixed... Read more
senior center
Wednesday, July 18, 2018      7 comments

Back in the fall of 2016, I was starting SP (my second time around) and found the Senior Center close to where I live. Both boys were in high school so I had from 6:30 to 3 to myself. As I was trying to exercise more, I tried some different cl... Read more
two walks today with Pebbles
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      4 comments

I was able to walk at 9:15 am. it was hot and hope in future to walk earlier before sun is fully up. then we walked again at 8 pm which was much better with the sun down but still light. they were both to the end of the block which is about a... Read more
what to say
Monday, July 09, 2018      4 comments

I often click on the new blog button. I stare at the blank boxes. I am not able to think of anything worthwhile to write. my mind says just type something. not every blog you read is about anything major. but it all goes unsaid more often t... Read more
ate pizza
Friday, July 06, 2018      8 comments

I get these little microwave frozen pizzas for the boys and me but seems they have gotten tired of them so thought I could eat a couple for lunch today since I've been doing fairly well per this morning's weigh-in. I took 2 out and heated the s... Read more
first walk in a long time
Sunday, July 01, 2018      8 comments

I'm doing well on mostly drinking water. No soda in more than a month. I have really increased my fruits and veggies and cut back calories. A last piece of the puzzle is exercise which I haven't done any in maybe close to 2 years. I think ab... Read more
Micky, the dog
Thursday, June 28, 2018      4 comments

My friend had a roommate that needed to find a home for her father's dog. Her father had been in the hospital for a while and one of his childre... Read more
I just read about Koko
Saturday, June 23, 2018      3 comments

Koko died this week at 46. I'm sad. It is a great loss. I always enjoyed hearing about her and the Gorilla Foundation where she lived. She had a pet cat. She understood over 2000 word and could sign 1000. She also watched TV and painted. ... Read more
i'm worth it and so are my boys
Thursday, June 21, 2018      4 comments

I read in someone's blog about buying fruit and/or veggie trays at the store (wish I could remember who wrote that) and how they really don't cost all that much more than a bunch of junk food or a meal out. I started buying some (but only ones ... Read more
which day of the week
Monday, June 18, 2018      11 comments

I use to weigh on Friday but then go off healthy eating for the weekend if I lost weight. it was working for me but I think it also made it easier for me when I stopped losing and logging on here to go back to bad eating habits. I was planning... Read more
Friday, June 15, 2018      1 comments

some days I can't seem to get enough water and feel thirsty even after taking several big drinks. other days like today, I have to remind myself to drink my water as i'm just not very thirsty. I wonder why it has to be all or none but I never ... Read more
losing track of time
Saturday, June 09, 2018      3 comments

It is hard to keep track of the days and the hours when you have no plans or appointments. I just looked at the clock as was thinking it was late and it is only mid-afternoon. I need to start going out for a couple of hours maybe to the senior... Read more

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