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Fun day tomorrow with grand children
Monday, June 02, 2014      5 comments

Tomorrow my husband and I are taking our 3 youngest grand children to Desmet, SD to the Little House on the prairie homestead. They will get to ride in a covered wagon and go to school in a one room school house. I can't wait to see their happy ... Read more
My reward for hardwork and dedication to a new me.
Friday, May 30, 2014      7 comments

I have wanted hutch for many years. Over the weekend, we were antique shopping. I found an antique "kitchen cupboard" with a glass front top. I have had a teapot collection for years. I thought this would be a perfect fit. I just didn't know ... Read more
About to goal
Wednesday, May 28, 2014      4 comments

Today was my weekly weigh-in. I am just 8 tenths away from my goal and 1 pound away from being overweight instead of obese. I need to decide what I will set as my next goal. I definitely need to work on my strength training to build muscle mass.... Read more
Wedding rings
Monday, May 26, 2014      8 comments

Yesterday I found out I have lost enough weight to begin wearing my wedding rings again. I am so happy and proud, so is my husband. ... Read more
Friday thought
Friday, May 23, 2014      4 comments

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I shall have the belief that I can do i... Read more
Weigh in day
Wednesday, May 21, 2014      4 comments

I have reached 65 pounds gone. Just 2.4 pounds away from my original goal. Then I will need just 1 more pound and I will be overweight and not considered obese. I may never get to a normal BMI but that is okay. I just want to live a fit and heal... Read more
Early morning fitness
Wednesday, May 14, 2014      9 comments

Yesterday my daughter asked me if I could come to her house early this morning so that I could take her girls to school and daycare since she had an early morning meeting at work.. She said she hoped it was okay if I skipped my fitness since I n... Read more
Wonderful weekend
Monday, May 12, 2014      5 comments

One of my granddaughters graduated Saturday from college. What a wonderful service. Then on to brunch. Sunday I received calls and visits from my children. Motherhood is awesome.... Read more
Tuesday thought
Tuesday, May 06, 2014      1 comments

All life is a chance. So take it! The person who goes furthest is the one who is willing to do and dare. ~Dale Carnegie ... Read more
Recipe app
Monday, May 05, 2014      3 comments

I downloaded the Spark Recipe app a few days ago. Today on my way to the grocery store I was trying to decide what to make for an upcoming family gathering. I decided on taco salad. I looked up the recipe while shopping in the store. I was abl... Read more
New format
Saturday, May 03, 2014      1 comments

It does take some getting used to, but I think I like the .new format I have also downloaded two of the free apps for my smart phone. I really like the Spark Quote for the day. I have yet to use the Spark Recipe app, but I am sure it will come ... Read more
Friday thought
Friday, May 02, 2014      5 comments

You have a clean slate every day you wake up. You have a chance every single morning to make that change and be the person you want to be. You just have to decide to do it. Decide today’s the day. Say it; this is going to be my day. ~Brendo... Read more
Monday thought
Monday, April 28, 2014      3 comments

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. ~Aristotle emoticon ... Read more
Granddaughter keeps me active
Friday, April 25, 2014      6 comments

Our youngest granddaughter came to visit today. I kept her busy helping grandma rake, sweep and prune back old growth flowers. This also got me some extra fitness. ... Read more
Easter
Monday, April 21, 2014      6 comments

Had a wonderful day yesterday with family and extended family. My 90 year old mother had fun watching the little ones Easter egg huntings. They even got to fly kites. When I weighed this morning, I was down six tenths. ... Read more

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