PORGY_58's Blogs

The Laws of Ducks
Tuesday, April 08, 2008      2 comments

You wonder "why a duck?" The Laws of Ducks Duck Law No. 1: If it walks like a duck, talks like a duck, looks like a duck and cooks like a duck, it's a duck. Restatement: All things are known by their attributes. Duck Law No. 2:... Read more
The Redwood Table: A Child's Story
Monday, April 07, 2008      2 comments

We have all experienced the loss of someone ... yet, we sometimes forget that the loss can effect even the youngest child. They grieve just as we grieve. They understand just as we understand. Never discount that understanding because the los... Read more
A Duck's Tale ...
Friday, April 04, 2008      1 comments

I have been asked by several folks to post a little information about a great challenge called Treadmill Mania. First and foremost, the challenge is open to any form of cardio i.e., treadmill, elliptical, or your own two feet hitting the pa... Read more
This Old House
Monday, March 31, 2008      3 comments

I had a great weekend ... albeit a bit chilly outside. The Duck headed south to her cabin and her hubby. The plan for the day was for me to get there and then we would go to the Market on the Square to get some fresh produce. Along the wa... Read more
Self-contemplation ...
Friday, March 28, 2008      1 comments

I sat in bed last night with my little journal and started contemplating my life for 2008. For the first time in nearly 50 years, I can honestly say that my life is focused on me ... and not someone else. Now, that might sound like self ... Read more
Live by the rules you set and lose the weight you choose.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

It is so easy to get discouraged when trying to lose weight in order to better your health. We all have had to go our own routes to reach our weight loss goals. As most of you know I had to opt for Weight Loss Surgery and some would thin... Read more
What do cabbage, olives, mushrooms and a little cheese have in common?
Tuesday, March 25, 2008      1 comments

Absolutely nothing until you steam a few cabbage leaves, allow them to cool and then wrap the other ingredients inside. Then top with your favorite tomato sauce sprinkled with a little parmesan cheese bake until hot and the cheese is bubbly ...... Read more
A picture says a thousand words ...
Monday, March 24, 2008      4 comments

This weekend I took a break, sat down, and watched a little television. I contemplated getting up to get something to drink when a Juicy Juice commercial came on. Now, mind you, I have seen this commercial many times and ignored it because it ... Read more
Setting goals ...
Friday, March 21, 2008      0 comments

I believe that setting both short-term and long-term goals is a good thing. So I decided to challenge myself for the upcoming month. I have lost over 40 pounds since January 15th ... 43 pounds to be exact and I am more than satisfied with... Read more
Will wonders ever cease ...
Thursday, March 20, 2008      3 comments

Wow ... I have lost over 40 pounds since January and today is the first day that I have received sincere compliments from co-workers. First thing this morning I had to run downtown to the office to pick up some documents to take to my boss ... Read more
Chicken stock recipe ...
Tuesday, March 18, 2008      0 comments

Hey all ... here is the chicken stock recipe that made my life heaven before, during, and after surgery. It is great to freeze for use at a later date. 1 whole 2.5 tp 3 pound chicken 3 Carrots, cut in half 3 celery stalks, cut in hal... Read more
The Duck is Spring Cleaning ...
Monday, March 17, 2008      2 comments

I started my Spring cleaning this weekend. Sure you would expect my house to be cleaner than when I started. But, nooOOOOOOooo, that's not the case. I have clothes and plastic containers everywhere. The problem the Duck has is that she i... Read more
The Duck went bra hunting
Sunday, March 16, 2008      5 comments

Hey ... don't laugh! It is not a funny nor pretty subject. But the "girls" definitely need support since I have lost weight. So, I did the research and found out that you are to measure your ribcage below your breasts ... I came up with a... Read more
Why is it when we hit 40 ...
Saturday, March 15, 2008      5 comments

OK ... folks it is time for a reality check. Why is it when we hit 40, that our bodies seem to break down? Or at least it seems that way. Could it be that it is because the average lifespan for a human is 80-85 years of age and we are halfway... Read more
Are you a Joe Blow or Priscilla Priss?
Wednesday, March 12, 2008      3 comments

Weird isn't it ... there are times when an obese person can be completely invisible whereas there are other times when they are the object of unwanted attention. We, the obese, have all been treated rudely sometime or another, we are often... Read more

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