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The ‘Ove’ Glove Meltdown

Right now, if you take any 15 minute segment of my time at home, there is at least one instance of me trying desperately to remember, within about 6 feet, where the most likely place for any given item might be. Dishes. Papers. Medicines. Clothes. Food. The dog (probably near the food…) I consider myself a pretty organized person. I’ve…

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My way

When I was a “rebellious” teen, it used to absolutely infuriate me that whenever I would leave the house, my dad would tell me to put on my coat. It did matter if it was -20° or a balmy 65°. “You should put on a coat,” he would tell me as a was going out the door. I would love…

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Timeline

November 4, 2018 My mom, Maggie, came up to visit me. She arrived and went out to lunch, did a little shopping, and then went out to dinner. We watched a movie at home that evening. The reason for her visit was to go to the doctor’s on Monday for her annual oncologist visit . Fifteen years ago, Maggie was…

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Healthy Steps – Weeks 42-45

I need to get this straight. Week 42 was Oct. 31. It was a black-out day. Week 43 was November 7. I gained 5 pounds. Week 44 was November 14. I was taking a workshop in Tubac, Arizona and did not weight in. Week 45 was today. I gained 3.4 pounds and my life in in chaos. I’m working on…

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Healthy Steps – Week 41

My apologies for being late with this week’s post. I had the best intentions, but Wednesday was “dark” for my group, but beyond that, I spent the whole day training and had a long day. Thursday was another training day. Friday I did a WW check in, but didn’t have time to write. And Saturday was… well… a story. So…

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Healthy Steps – Week 40

I just posted Week 39 yesterday, but I’m trying to get more on track. I need it. Another 2 pounds up. But I’m on a normal schedule now with a  fridge full of prepared food and a willingness to work toward my goals for the upcoming week (just like I said yesterday). Eating my prepared food Hit 10,000 all seven…

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Healthy Steps – Week 39

It’s Tuesday, one day before I weight in for Week 40. That should tell you about how I did last week. I gained 4.6 pounds. This was NOT a shocking result. I had the WSO show followed by two days of travel where the most nutritious thing I ate was a box of cheetos. Unfortunately, on Thursday I hit the…

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Healthy Steps – Week 38

Yeah! I didn’t gain this week! Yeah! I did all my goals from last week! Yeah! I’m going to have the same goals this week! Eating my prepared food Hit 10,000 all seven days, taking at least one break/lunch walk Tracking 3 of 7 2 Frappuccinos per day

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Healthy Steps – Week 35-37

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks. The week before I left for Hawaii was full of odd events and doing a blog post just didn’t make the list. When I was in Hawaii I was having too much fun to even think about healthy steps (also, I ate… everything) and when I came back it took all my energy to…

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