Monthly Archives: November 2009

Retirement

My mom called me this week in a rather upset state of mind. She is about to turn 65 years old at the beginning of the next year. She is trying to decide whether to retire now or wait another … Continue reading

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HCG diet

I am thinking of starting the HCG diet and am wondering if anyone out there has had any experience with it? THis is the diet eat only what is here, plain and simple…(first 26 days) google pounds and inches and … Continue reading

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Something worked.

For as long as I can remember my skin has been broke out. It started driving me crazy a few years ago. It just didn’t seem right that a woman in her late 30′s would still be seeking the right … Continue reading

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Sore Throat?

Since cold season is upon us I thought it would be interesting to share some sore throat remedies. Do you have one that you swear by? You can gargle with warm salt water. Gargle with hydrogen peroxide. Straight or diluted, … Continue reading

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Enough is enough!

About two weeks ago I came down with a really bad cold. I have since decided that I very likely had the H1N1 virus. Now that I am feeling better it is easy to see why people are becoming so … Continue reading

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Is it just me?

I don’t know why, but this time of year is so overwhelming for me. I’m having a real hard time getting excited about anything. There is so much pressure to buy the right things and make sure everyone you know … Continue reading

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It is hard.

We are raising a very stubborn 3 year old. He is very independent and strong willed. Right now he is sitting on the time out bench because he just hit me for the first time. He has never done anything … Continue reading

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Yoga?

I have the hardest time with yoga and pilates–I do them here and there and don’t feel like they are doing anything! My sister, who is in awesome shape, swears that anytime she hits a plateau this really jump starts … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers Core?

I did weight watchers several years back and did well with my weight loss (got my lifetime), but didn’t make good food choices, I simple ate junk less often and exercised every day. Now I’m trying to curb my carb … Continue reading

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Can we build it?

We have been unable to find a couch that will fit in the front door of our house. This has left us using several chairs instead of a couch. For the most part this has worked out but I really … Continue reading

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Toddler hair cuts

I would appreciate any and all suggestions to help me convince my son to get his haircut. He is three and usually will let us cut his hair if there is a good bribe in the works. However he is … Continue reading

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Watchful eye…

I am beginning to appreciate the idea of keeping our computer in a main area of our house. My older son used to have to keep his school computer in his room. The school upgraded to laptops this year and … Continue reading

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Pumpkin shortage?

I was at my local grocery store and the night stocking manager mentioned there will be a major shortage of canned pumpkin this year. He spoke as if it was EVERY store in the West that would have a short … Continue reading

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