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Sometimes you feel like a nut…sometimes you don’t!

Holiday cookie exchanges are a lot of fun.  You see people that you may not see often and catch up on what is going on in their lives.  There’s laughter, reminiscing, and cookies!  For the one I went to last week, we were to make (not buy, oh no, no, no) four dozen cookies to […]

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Humpty Dumpty and I

Just like Humpty Dumpty, I have fallen off my sugar-free regime.  I’d been doing so well, what could it hurt if I ate a little sugar and flour here and there???  Well, it seems that sugar wants sugar!  If I eat something with sugar in it, I get back my sugar cravings…those little monsters I […]

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Day 1 – AGAIN!

Halloween is one of my favorite times of the year.  Imagination runs wild, and we suspend disbelief to welcome zombies, vampires, and the like into our homes.  Candy is supreme during this time.  You don’t want a trick, then hand out a treat.  Of course, the treats are displayed in the stores much earlier to […]

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Pesky Plateaus

Gosh darn it all, I’m at another one of those pesky plateaus.  You know how it is.  You get to a certain weight, then you go up a little followed by down a little.  It’s maddening.  It doesn’t seem like anything is happening.   However, the scale isn’t the only way to measure weight loss.    You […]

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A Tale of Two Weddings

I have two nephews who got married one year after the other.  When my nephew, David, was going to marry his lovely bride, Brooke, I wanted to lose weight for the wedding.  I set a goal I thought was attainable and worked to meet it.  I was 235 pounds, and my goal was to be under 200 pounds within […]

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