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Square One. Again.
Thursday, March 08, 2018      6 comments

This is the song that never ends... never seems to change. Today, I weight 303 pounds. I can't walk long distances as my knee is still not healed. However, that's the lesser cause. I've become sedentary. I ALLOWED myself to become sedent... Read more
Better news about my knee injury.
Friday, August 26, 2016      11 comments

I actually injured the MCL -- Medial Collateral Ligament. Much less complicated than an ACL tear would've been. Still on Prednisone and anti-inflammatory meds. Don't need other pains meds. I'm wearing a compression sleeve and a knee brac... Read more
Oh, my knee!
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      13 comments

When it rains... right? I went to my Doctor on Monday morning -- 6 month check-up. Cholesterol lower than last time, but still a bit high -- from 266 to 210. A1C a bit high at 5.4. So, I have to tweak my meal plan. I can do that! My f... Read more
Today Falls the Lammastide
Monday, August 01, 2016      6 comments

Today falls the Lammastide: The First Harvest of the Season. The full Green Corn Moon falls on August 18th. Tempus Fugit -- Time flies. There are 7 weeks left in the Summer Season. It is 36 days until Labour day. 53 Days until A... Read more
Too much pain
Wednesday, July 27, 2016      9 comments

This kidney stone has me in so much pain that I can't think straight. Pain is making me nauseous. Out of pain meds. I may be away for a few days. Love to all.... Read more
Saturday, July 23, 2016      17 comments

Happy Husband bought me a very nice pair of khaki pants about three months ago. I couldn't even put them on, but he insisted I keep them. "Soon", he said. They've been hanging in the closet... mocking me. Or maybe... they were just w... Read more
So THAT'S why...!
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      6 comments

From June 15 to July 14, I lost a total of nine (9) inches. But, I didn't lose any weight. I just couldn't figure it out. Until today, when I read this Spark People article: www.sparkpeople.com/blog
/blog.asp?post=you_asked_w... Read more
Pray for the Police Officers Everywhere
Sunday, July 17, 2016      9 comments

#BlueLivesMatter Pray for the Police Officers and their families in Baton Rouge, Dallas, and everywhere. They go in harm's way for us every day. ... Read more
Tape Measure Victories!
Saturday, July 16, 2016      9 comments

I first tracked my measurements on June 15. I thought MAYBE I'd dropped a couple of inches. HOWEVER! After having Happy Husband take all of the measurements this morning, I am so delighted to tell you that in one month, I have dropped ***9*... Read more
The SALT Life
Sunday, July 10, 2016      7 comments

I have had a BAD week with sodium intake. I've been over more often than not and now I have the dreaded "salt bloat". ... Read more
No stone unpassed...
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      7 comments

Kidney stones... and aren't those fun? Anyway... a couple of NSVs today: Managed to do three rounds on the stairs without being sick, passing out, or calling for an ambulance! GO ME! Fit into an older pair of jeans in 1X! I w... Read more
25 Pounds down: HAPPY DANCE!
Friday, July 01, 2016      14 comments

Plateau -- broken! I've hit my first milestone of 25 pounds gone and I'm ready to lose the next 25 pounds!!! I've lost 5 times that much. ... Read more
Seven Years at Spark People: Part II
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      4 comments

emoticon "Enlighten, empower, encourage, motivate, elevate, appreciate, recognize, and applaud!" ~ Terri P, L... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Rising Tide and Moon Set: Seven Years at Spark People, Part I
Monday, June 27, 2016      18 comments

emoticon "I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul." ~ William Ernest Henley ~ I first j... Read more
Waiting for a call from my Doctor...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      7 comments

I am either passing the peach-pit sized kidney stone... or I've developed diverticulitis again. Neither one is pleasant -- both are quite painful. I feel like my body is betraying me now that I'm back on track and losing weight. :( ... Read more

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