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A journal of my daily struggles and accomplishments whether it is my weight, exercise, motherhood, being a wife and a friend as well as my love of beautiful things, clothes, shoes
and accessories


July 31, 2018

I have been blessed to have many friends throughout my life - both men and women. High school friends, college and graduate school friends, single friends, married friends, professional friends, work friends, Pgh friends, Boston friends, NJ friends, Colorado friends, n...

July 30, 2018

About 10 years ago, I went to CU Sports Medicine for a tennis injury. When the Physical Therapist came in, she asked me to stand up. After eyeing me up and down, she diagnosed me with:

* You are overweight (Check)

* You are flat footed (Check)

* You are severely pronated...

July 27, 2018

Brad's company's 20th anniversary party was yesterday which meant another round of chafing dishes and endless beer and wine. Never - I repeat Never - decide to cut your calories during the summer and holidays. The best time is February, March and October. Well now that...

July 25, 2018

Yesterday was the day from hell and I think I lost many sanity.  I did not have 10 minutes to even write my blog, but I am back!!

This whole blog is a one day at a time thing. I really need to take web design class, but who has time. I think I finally got a comment sect...

July 23, 2018

I love weekends, but they are like the friends who dare you to do bad things. This is how I break down my weekends:

Friday = Free for all

Saturday = Sanctioned for fun

Sunday = Show penitence

Friday night started out innocent enough, Brad and I met some people at a mi...

July 19, 2018

 Starting in May with graduation parties till  the end of summer when parties and weddings start to slow down, it is BUFFET time. Those darn Swedes who invented buffets are responsible for my buffet glutony!

These are the strategies when there is a buffet...

July 19, 2018

It is that time of year - There are certain times in your life when wedding invitations load your mailbox and that is when you graduate high school/college and when your children graduate high school/college. I realized in my staff meeting today that Brad and I are at...

July 17, 2018

We celebrated Brad's birthday at one of our favorite restaurants in Boulder. I have to tell you that I get so excited when we are going somewhere fancy because it feels so exciting, delicious, civilized and well fancy.

I study the food and cocktail menu online for days...

July 16, 2018

When it is all said and done, good friends are what life is all about. 

I am always amazed that I continue to learn. Seriously I am 57 years old and I keep thinking I know it all or at least I let everyone know that I think I know it all (I guess that makes me a kn...

July 13, 2018

We all know commitment is being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc.; however, it is a funny word which I think we do not always take seriously. There seems to be degrees of commitment so even if someone commits, they may relegate that commitment as a lesser dedication...

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