Monthly Archives: January 2010

Getting old.

I feel really blessed that my husband is able to fix and renovate most of the things around our house. He does and amazing job with just about everything that he does. This makes it hard to complain when something … Continue reading

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Organic for us!

After watching the movie “Food Inc” I am now a believer in buying organic foods whenever possible. If you haven’t seen this movie I would encourage you to track it down and watch it. I am soooo willing to spend … Continue reading

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Clearly better.

There haven’t been many changes that have occurred as a result of my weight loss. For some reason my clothes still fit about the same even through I have lost 25 pounds. It is a little weird to me to … Continue reading

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Would you do it?

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It isn’t easy.

The diet I am following has been one of the best plans I have every followed. I don’t really remember exactly how I found out about it. I think I may have been researching diet pill side effects when I … Continue reading

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Growing up.

Our older son is reaching the age where we have to begin talking about puberty and growing up. We have been gently trying to talk to him about the changes that will be taking place in his body over the … Continue reading

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Haiti

Looking for a place to donate to relief in Haiti? I have read so many mixed things about donating safely. This is a list I found that seems to be reliable information. American Red Cross website (link), by calling 1-800-REDCROSS … Continue reading

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New job.

The other day I was hired for an work at home job. I am really very thankful to have this job because of the flexibility it offers and the extra income it will provide out family. I have done a … Continue reading

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Bento boxes

We gave DS10 a bento box shipped directly from Japan for Christmas. I pack it for his lunches a few times a week and he loves it! We love getting so creative and fun with his food. Anyone else do … Continue reading

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What is the deal?

I am eating about as healthy of a diet as I have ever eaten in my life. You would think that my body would just go crazy but it really hasn’t. My husband joked that my system would go into … Continue reading

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Great advice!

I had asked in a previous post about any gardening advice that people might have to share with new gardeners. I have already gotten some great tips and thought I would share: * patio container gardening (easy for lazy retired … Continue reading

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Stabilizing

Last week I finished the first phase of my new diet routine. I am now in a phase where I am trying to stabilize my weight at the point where I currently am. I really thought this would be easy … Continue reading

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New gardeners

I am going to be working with some new gardeners and I need some hints that have helped you. If you were a brand new gardener, what would you like to know from the beginning and if you have never … Continue reading

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It feels weird.

My total weight loss now equals about 25 pounds. It is funny to have lost this much weight so quickly. I am still getting used to feeling the bones in my body. The last time I weighed this little was … Continue reading

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What do you avoid?

I know there are things out there folks can’t eat due to allergies, but I’m wondering what foods/ingredients do you avoid by choice? And what is your reasoning for it? Such as high fructose corn syrup. I know this is … Continue reading

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A good match.

There has been many times in my life when I wondered whether my brother would ever find someone to share his life. I love my brother but he has many qualities that would make it hard for someone to share … Continue reading

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Shoveling snow.

There is something about shoveling snow that I enjoy. I know this sounds crazy but it is true. Most of my female friends wouldn’t be caught dead shoveling snow and consider this to be work that men should do. I … Continue reading

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Wii Fit Plus

For Christmas I received a copy of Wii Fit Plus. I have to say I really enjoy it much more than the previous version. I found the older version a little bit cumbersome to use. To be honest it spend … Continue reading

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Irked…

I am taking a moment to gripe about something that really has nothing to do with anything that I typically write about. We have a therapist who is supposed to come to the house twice a week to meet with … Continue reading

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A new scale?

The diet I am following recommends that people have a scale that measures very small increments of weight gain or loss. The scale I presently own is one that I bought at an electronics store several years ago. I have … Continue reading

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