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Timber Terror, a 22 Year Wait
Monday, April 01, 2019      4 comments

Timber Terror is a wooden roller coaster that opened at Silverwood in 1996. It was called the Grizzly. My husband and sons were among the first to ride it. I watched from the sidelines with my daughter who was too small to ride; and I too large.... Read more
Looking Forward to Summer
Saturday, March 30, 2019      7 comments

The snow is melting. And I am thinking of all the things I want to do this Summer. I'm not worried about dieting for that beach body. I'm thinking of all the fun I want to have. All the life I am going to enjoy. My starts for my garden have be... Read more
Granddaughters first movie
Sunday, November 12, 2017      5 comments

Got to go with my granddaughter to her first movie. It was a family every. My Little Pony. She loved it. Glad I went. Popcorn smells and popcorn everywhere. I'm thing just a taste won't hurt. Then I tell myself, yes it will. I would not sto... Read more
Feeling Better and Recovering Faster
Tuesday, October 31, 2017      6 comments

So I changed from low carb, which I do OK on to Keto. Mainly because I have a lot of pain issues and I wanted to lower my inflammation. I still have issues with pain, but wow! What a difference! I've been able to do 10,000 3 days back to back... Read more
10,000 steps
Monday, October 30, 2017      4 comments

I can't believe I got in 10,000 steps today. Took all day. I still can't do it in one walk. But I just worked on it off and on all day. I got to this goal much sooner than I thought I would.... Read more
Got angry and went for a walk
Sunday, October 22, 2017      8 comments

So something happened that I didn't like and I can't change. So instead of eating I went for a long walk. Drank some water. Sometimes you just have to accept things you don't like and make the best of it. I happy I didn't eat a bunch of junk... Read more
Lost a wonderful young friend today
Friday, October 20, 2017      8 comments

I had the privilege of helping out a young teenager a few years ago. She was often misunderstood and people often gave her a bad time. She was honest and direct. She spoke up for others. She wanted to change the world for the better. She was v... Read more
Walked twice the distance in the same amount of time
Thursday, October 19, 2017      5 comments

So I got out my tennis shoes. Haven't worn them in a year. Went for my walk and decided to go a little farther. Then a little farther. I realized I had a better pace but I was still surprised to find that I had gone twice the distance in the sam... Read more
On Keto and daughter wants to go to Olive Garden
Thursday, October 19, 2017      7 comments

So my daughter has been having a hard time keeping food down. She's managing a meal a day. Yesterday she had success with Olive Gardens soup. Which is good. So after the doctors she wants to go there. I'm doing Keto. that's like carb heaven. ... Read more
I'm back
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      7 comments

Wow it's been so long I lost all my Spark points. I've kept most the weight I lost off. But it's creeping back. So I'm back at it again. I want to lose what I gained and another 100 lbs... Read more
Back in the Saddle Again
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      4 comments

I will be starting a new lifestyle of eating in a few days. Have to wait to be able to go grocery shopping. Going by my doctor's plan which would best be described as low carb and low fat. Although I am going by net carbs and I can have about 5... Read more
The Battle
Monday, March 07, 2011      5 comments

1.) Have I put my **everything** in to this Battle? Yes I feel I have. I have been ill and had family life happening here and I have not let that stop me from my goals. I have gone a little slower than I would have liked, but it was the bes... Read more
My New Way To Eat Breakfast
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      6 comments

It is not that the idea is new to me. It is not that I haven't tried it either. I just never made it a habit. My breakfast usually includes cereal. It has to have enough protein and fiber in it for me to buy it though. Chocolate Frosted Min... Read more
Trying To Behave
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      3 comments

I am sick and I know I should not do cardio or this illness will go into my lungs. I can feel it wanting to go now as it is. But I want to eat. It has been a stressful week and I need sleep. I am having problems sleeping tonight. So what I ... Read more
My Motivation
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      5 comments

My Motivation I have to lose over 200lbs. At one point I was over 400lbs. My scale does weigh higher than that, so I don't really know how much more. I have to lose a lot of weight before I can see it. So I try not to think of the scale as ... Read more

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