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Maria7 - Wednesday Aug 17, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 148.4

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

It has been a pretty, sunny, warm day here in S.C.

 

I've been spending some time with my Aunt (Mom's Sister) for a couple of days, helping her some.

 

 

My weight has come down a little.  I'm being very careful, avoiding the nite-time munchies.

 

 

Hope you're having a good evening.

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 56.6 lbs lost so far, only 8.4 lbs to go!

moogy on 08/17/2011:
I am glad those pesky munchies are not overcoming your sensible brain. I am sure your aunt appreciated you kind company.:) Well done on the weight loss, just goes to show what a little bit of avoidance can do.:)


rockingrobyn on 08/17/2011:
WOW!You're so close to your goal.Keep up the good work.i think all your arty graphics are so cute


hollybelle on 08/18/2011:
Yay! Keep it up. Haave a nice time with Auntie. Keeping busy helps avoid over-eating, too!


V on 08/18/2011:
Great Job Maria!!! Have a good one! I hope your mom is doing well :)



Maria7 - Thursday Aug 11, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 149.4

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

It is a lovely, warm, breezy morning here in SC.  The birds are singing in the trees and squirrels are scampering across the lawn.  I'm sitting out on the front porch, drinking coffee, and keying to you.

My weight has gone up.

Gotta quit giving in to nite-time snacking. 

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Hope you're having a good day.

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 55.6 lbs lost so far, only 9.4 lbs to go!

Umpqua on 08/11/2011:
Good to see you Maria! You know maintenance is a constant struggle, but you also know what you need to do!


liza36 on 08/11/2011:
Nice to see you post! I agree with Umpqua, and I hear from my gals at Weight Watchers who have met their goal that maintenance is sometimes harder than weight loss. I know you can do it - you've done it before!


hollybelle on 08/11/2011:
Good to hear from you! Stop that night-time snacking right now! Seriously - I have tried to eat earlier and no eating after 7:00, but I don't eat dinner until 8:00 or 8:30 sometime, so how can I? I just try to keep it healthy. You can knock those pounds out soon. You know what to do. Keep it positive and let us hear from ya! Have you had any scuppernong grapes this year?


greengirl on 08/11/2011:
hey Maria, nice to see you have posted. I hope you are well and your mother is doing well?? Take care of yourself :-)


rockingrobyn on 08/11/2011:
your doing so good.I saw john 3;16.That's a great verse.I'm christian myself


V on 08/11/2011:
Well Hello there my friend :) I hope all is well with you, Mom and Hubby :)


thinkpositive on 08/12/2011:
Hope you can cut down on the late night snacking. Sounds silly but try brushing your teeth about 7 pm. :)


Soon2BThin on 08/12/2011:
Hello, Maria! Glad to hear you're doing well.


hollybelle on 08/13/2011:
I have only had one batch of scuppernongs. I am like you - I don't like the ones at the grocery store. I like the amber colored soft ones and pick them one by one from the road side produce stand. But I went again today and they didn't have any - no muscadines, either. I was sad. Maybe they will get some more in next week. There is only the one stand that sells them here.


biscottibody59 on 08/13/2011:
Enjoy your evening--good for you getting back after the gains!


rockingrobyn on 08/13/2011:
yes i agree with you about the girl winner.I wasn't sure about the men


panda22 on 08/14/2011:
Hope you are enjoying yours as well =) You will get that number back down, hang in there and wishing you a nice healthy week!


moogy on 08/15/2011:
It always was the night time snacking that undid your hard work during the day wasn't it Maria? Same with me I am afraid. You sound happy and I am glad for that. Thank you for stopping by and saying hello:)


moogy on 08/16/2011:
Thank you for the advice Maria. My flowers are all in pinks, purples, whites and a lemon and white. I love them. Makes me smile just to go out there for a little trimming of dead heads, watering etc. I am even looking forward to the heat hitting the pot I have the tomato seeds in so I will have fresh tomatoes to pick for salads during the summer. Look after yourself:)



Maria7 - Tuesday Jul 26, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 148.0

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

Today is my birthday.  I thank the Lord for it.  God is good.  I visited Mom at the nursing home for hours today, who was in bed (she's been sick) and cleaned out her closet (an HOURS job).  The CNA's there at the nursing home tend to grab whatever is in front in her closet to put on her each day and Mom said she's been wearing the same sets of clothing over and over as the front of her closet is the only part that has been getting rotated.  When I took out clothes from the middle and back of her closet and showed them to her, she exclaimed gleefully that she felt like she was shopping today as she had forgotten she had a lot of those clothes that have not been being put on her.  So, I rotated her clothing to put what she's been wearing a lot in the middle of her closet (clothing for cooler weather in the back) and beautiful clothes, including Cracker Barrel shirts matched up with pants to make sets of them in the front.  She was so happy! 

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I came home and cooked supper for Hubby and me.  He washed the dishes after we ate.  He already took me out to eat for my birthday present before today, my choice.  

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Our Daughter came by for a few minutes, so we got to see her.

A very happy birthday!

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Hope you're having a good evening!

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 57 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!

moogy on 07/26/2011:
You are a wonderful blessing to your mother. So lovely to be able to return the love and care she gave you as a child. When I had a big vegie garden I had about ten different types of vegies and used the companion planting method and rarely lost any due to insects, except for the cauliflowers the white moths loved those. I hate to use pesticides. Have a lovely day Maria:)


V on 07/26/2011:
Happy Birthday my friend..You are a beautiful person inside and out :) I wish you many more years of happiness and joy...Have a wonderful day :)


Umpqua on 07/26/2011:
Happy Birthday Maria! It sounds like you had a wonderful day spent with the people you love :-)


panda22 on 07/27/2011:
Happy Birthday!!!, belated now, sorry! ....what an extremely nice day you had, and well deserved :). I love what you did when you visited your mom, that must have meant so much to her, you are such a great daughter! Thank you for the comment =). I am so glad to be back posting here again, definitely missed it!...... Hope you have a great day and rest of your 'birthday week' ;)....ps my twin cousins share the same birthday as you, i thought that was really cool lol


hollybelle on 07/27/2011:
Happy belated Birthday, Maria! Many hapy returns of the day! How nice that your mom was happy about her clothes. So glad she has you to do that for her!


thinkpositive on 07/27/2011:
Happy Birthday. Your mother is so blessed to have your support.


liza36 on 07/27/2011:
Happy Birthday!! I'm glad it was a good day. I really appreciate your comments yesterday. It's wonderful to have such a supportive community here!


mcwoo40 on 07/27/2011:
Sorry i missed your birthday Maria,i'm sure you had a great day with lots of goodies!!!!


Em17 on 07/27/2011:
Happy belated birthday =). When I look in my closte I wish I had a shopping spree =). Have a good day


biscottibody59 on 07/28/2011:
Happy Belated Birthday to you--sounds like you celebrated well:-)


greengirl on 08/01/2011:
Belated birthday wishes and a hug winging their way to you for here in England :-) You are a wonderful daughter Maria. I hope you have a fabulous day xxx


moogy on 08/06/2011:
Thank you for the kind wishes Maria. You wouldn't like to come and cook me some chicken soup would you?



Maria7 - Friday Jul 22, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 147.4

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

I hope you are doing well.   I'm doing pretty good, still visiting Mom at the nursing home most days, sitting with her and making sure all is well with her and she has whatever she needs.

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Hubby is doing okay, too.  (We're going on 22 years anniversary in October.) 

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It is reported that it got up to 100 degrees fahrenheit today here...yes, a little warm but this is typical for this time of year...very warm and humid... 

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Hope you're having a good evening!

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 57.6 lbs lost so far, only 7.4 lbs to go!

V on 07/23/2011:
Have a good one!!!


greengirl on 07/23/2011:
Hi Maria, nice to see that things are pretty good with you :-) Have a lovely weekend !


moogy on 07/23/2011:
Sounds like life is going with the flow with you Maria. It is good to keep it low key when the weather is so hot. Stay cool lovely lady:)


biscottibody59 on 07/25/2011:
Stay cool girlie--we're supposed to get even more of a blast if the forecast for early August holds out!

Enjoy your week!


selina on 07/25/2011:
Thank you, Maria!

Glad to hear you are well despite these awful hot weather.


thinkpositive on 07/25/2011:
Always nice to read your entries. Take care.


liza36 on 07/26/2011:
Glad to hear you are doing well, and your mother is too. Stay cool - it's awfully hot!



Maria7 - Wednesday Jul 13, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 146.8

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

Got on the scale this morning and it read 146.8.  Down another pound, yayyyy!   

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Hubby  is at work.  He works outside mostly.  We are having typical July 90's degrees weather and VERY HUMID.  Please pray for him that he will not get over heated and that he will stay well hydrated.

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The missing neighbor's cat that I've been taking care of for months, was back on our front porch this morning lying contentedly in one of the chairs, stretched out, when I peeped out the window after I got up, after he had several days' rondevous with a lovely young cat across the road.  All I've got to say is he can take himself right next door to where he belongs (He's not our cat!) and don't be expecting McDonald's here anymore!   I had called and called him when he was missing, so worried about him, and walked around our house, looking for him, even looking under the decks and looking up and down the road in front of our house for him and I didn't know he was ignoring me the whole time I was calling him until I just happened to see him across the road in front of another neighbor's home acting like he was in gagaland love with a black beauty, following her around and when I called him very loudly over and over, he ignored me.  When I told Hubby, his reply was that the cat would be back over here again in a day or 2....well make that several days and sure enough Hubby was right on.  So...the cat can just take himself right next door to his owners and face their many dogs he is terrified of and let them take care of him as it should be.  I started feeding him months ago cause I felt sorry for him when he looked poorly and he was hanging around here.  (I know.)  I've already even been talking to Hubby about us hiring someone to come over and feed him when we hopefully take our little fall vacation this year.  (I know...we shouldn't have to do that!)  So...just wanted you all to know he's FINE.    Any comments about this are welcome.

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Hope you're having a good day!

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 58.2 lbs lost so far, only 6.8 lbs to go!

hollybelle on 07/13/2011:
Awwww, kitty, kitty! HOpe this finds you doing well - looks like you certainly are with another loss! YAY!


Umpqua on 07/13/2011:
I'm glad the kitty is OK, and you are doing great with another loss! I hope your hubby is OK with the heat today, ugh. Have a good one!


greengirl on 07/13/2011:
So glad the cat is back. He must have been doing a little courting :-)


thinkpositive on 07/13/2011:
And that's a cat for you! So independent. Great job with weight loss!


moogy on 07/13/2011:
As I suspected, they do take care of themselves. Obviously the cat over the road was more enticing than you and even food!! LOL At least you don't have to worry now and I am glad for that. Good job on the weight loss Maria, you have been being a very good girl this week:)


moogy on 07/14/2011:
Thank you for stopping by. I hope that you enjoy your day as well and that you manage to stay cool.:)


biscottibody59 on 07/16/2011:
Hope you have a good weekend!

Thanks for your thoughtful comments--it's been a slow recovery IMO--though I have not clue really, since I've never had anything quite like this!


just42day on 07/16/2011:
Yeah on the return of the cat and another loss for you!


mcwoo40 on 07/17/2011:
Just passing to say hello,your doing well my friend :))


just42day on 07/17/2011:
Yes, July is a nasty, hot month! The good news is the month half way over!


V on 07/17/2011:
Great job maria!!! You are doing fantastic!!


moogy on 07/17/2011:
Hi Maria, Thanks for stopping by, I hope that you enjoyed your weekend. I hope you kept cool during this horrible weather.:)


selina on 07/20/2011:
Hi Maria! I enjoyed reading your account on the cats :) so sweet! Stay well!



Maria7 - Monday Jul 11, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 147.8

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

No, autumn is not here yet, but it is fixing to look like it in my house after I do my autumn decorating!  Yes, I know it's still summer here but when you're in the mood to decorate, why not go ahead and do it?  Besides, I've had the spring/summer decor out since very early this year...   

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Anyway, hope you're all doing good.  Hubby  is at work.  He's doing well.  My Aunt had a birthday recently and I visited her and took her a gift and hugged her and told her I love her.  She is Mom's only Sister.  (Mom is the baby.)  She lives at her home with her Son.  

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The neighbor's cat, whom we feed and take care of has disappeared since day before yesterday and I have looked and looked for him and called him and he is GONE.  I hope that wherever he is, he is being well taken care of and is loved and happy.  He is such a sweetheart.

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Got on the scale this morning and it read 147.8.  

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Hope you're having a good day!

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 57.2 lbs lost so far, only 7.8 lbs to go!

V on 07/11/2011:
Have a good day my friend :) I hope the cat comes back..


greengirl on 07/11/2011:
I love your Autumnal theme :-) How are you these days Maria?? I hope the cat turns up safe and well. Have a good day :-)


hollybelle on 07/11/2011:
Aw, kitty "runned" away??? Maybe he'll be back...nice to see your post.


Umpqua on 07/11/2011:
It sounds like you're doing great! I hope the kitty is OK.


Umpqua on 07/11/2011:
It sounds like you're doing great! I hope the kitty is OK.


thinkpositive on 07/11/2011:
Sad when a pet disappears. We lost a dog & he turned up around 12 miles away 4 months later.Hope your cat returns soon.


moogy on 07/11/2011:
Cats always seem to find someone to care for them, I always think that a cat allows the family they live with to care for them. Rather like having cooks and a clean up crew. If they don't like the family they find another. We knew a cat for whom three families were caring and thought that they owned!! Aparrently the cat just shared herself around!!! Thank you for the welcome back;)


biscottibody59 on 07/12/2011:
Hope you're having a good day there! Good going on the weigh-in!

ps thanks for your concern, I'm feeling a little better every day--very close to 100%, but I can't quite claim that today!


hollybelle on 07/12/2011:
Yes! I thought of you when I posted about Miss SC. I wondered if you had heard her story. She's a very pretty girl! I think she has a good chance at Miss America!


V on 07/12/2011:
Have a good one my friend :)



Maria7 - Monday Jul 04, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 148.4

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

I've been reading some here off and on although I haven't posted a new entry in a while.  I'm still doing okay.  Still very involved in church, playing the piano, singing and occasionally giving a Bible message.  Still visiting Mom at the nursing home most days, sitting with her and making sure all is well with her and she has whatever she needs.  My very handsome, sweet Hubby is still doing okay, too.  (We're going on 22 years anniversary in October.)  He and I had a cookout on the back deck today and we grilled out hamburgers and we took Mom and her roommate plates each of a hamburger, fries, and a piece of apple pie when we visited them today (after permission from their nurse for them to have the food).  Her roommate hardly ever gets any visitors, so we have 'adopted' her.

I just can't understand why the majority of nursing home residents get no visitors, not even on special holidays....  Are people really that into only themselves?  There they were, the residents, lining the hallways at they sat in their wheelchairs, with hope in their eyes that someone would come to visit them, and hoping for a kind word or a smile when someone would pass by them.  I did speak to them and tried to cheer them up talking to them a little, but most of them seemed depressed.  There were very few of them with visitors, I think only 2.

It is reported that it got up to 103 degrees fahrenheit today here...yes, a little warm but now I hear thunder nearby and it appears rain may very soon be on the way...

As for weight, not overeating continues to be a struggle and although I'm up a little more than last time I posted, I'm not overly concerned with that right now...I guess cause I'm still wearing size 8, which was my real goal and at one time I was over 200 pounds.  (205, wore size 20-22.)  So...what is 148.4 to be concerned about?  Hehehe!  No, it is NOT 140.0, my goalweight...but it is also not 205.0, either.  I could do better with my eating but I am enjoying eating and thanking the Lord for His many blessings which include food and I am very active and try to not obsess over not being at exactly 140.0 while staying on guard to try not to leave the 148 number, hahaha!   

Hubby and I recently lost a very close friend, a neighbor, who was like a Daddy to us both for many years.  We visit his widow often and take her plates of food (supper) usually when we visit her.  Please remember her in prayer as she is really having a time adjusting to his sudden passing.

Also, our longtime Pastor at church announced he will be leaving in a few months.   He is very loved and no one could ever take his place.  Please pray for him and for our church. 

 

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Hope you're having a good evening!

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 56.6 lbs lost so far, only 8.4 lbs to go!

V on 07/04/2011:
I have missed you so much Maria!! :) Happy to hear that all si well with MoM!! I am hoping that you will like the pastor that replaces the current just as much :) Sorry to hear about your close friend... Sending lots of love your way, i bid you a good evening :)


thinkpositive on 07/05/2011:
So nice of you to visit with other residents when you visit with your mother. Sad that they don't have visitors. Your weight loss is quite a story. Congratulations on such success.


Umpqua on 07/05/2011:
It sounds like all is going well for you, although I'm sorry to hear about your friend and pastor. I hope you have a great week!


hollybelle on 07/05/2011:
Welcome back and thanks for posting and letting us know how you are. I missed you! I was thinking about you the other day because the little produce stand that has the scuppernongs in August is setting up right now and will probably be open for business the end of this week! I can't wait for those grapes! I know you enjoy them, too. It is sad that the nursing home residents don't have visitors - people ARE that into themselves....it's sad. You mom is very blessed to have you visiting and knowing she is still important to you. It's sweet you have adopted her roommate, too. Blessings just multiply! It's hard to lose a pastor. It always takes me a long time to get used to a new one! I am sorry to hear of the loss of your friend/neighbor. Post again soon - it sounds like you are doing ok food-wise. Our weight is ging to vary some. My new goal is just to keep it within a few pounds - at least when I get back to my goal weight-that is! LOL


biscottibody59 on 07/05/2011:
Wow, you're doing well maintaining! Sorry to hear about your neighbor--so nice of you all to step up and help his wife. Sometimes common courtesy isn't too common these days.

As for the families of the nursing home residents. We just aren't geared in this country to deal with aging in any way and some children when confronted with a parent who isn't behaving how they remember, actually think of their parent as dead ("She's not the mother I remember." for example) in order to cope with their feelings. Therefore they can excuse themselves from visiting EVER--it sounds cruel, but it's a common reaction. Not the only reason, but I guess it works for some people--in another context it works for someone in my family--I don't get it. AT ALL.


KathyBlue on 07/06/2011:
Good to hear from you, girl! :)


V on 07/06/2011:
:)


mcwoo40 on 07/08/2011:
Hi Maria,thanks for your words of support.Keep us posted on your progress.it's been sunshine and showers here :( I finish next sat for a week so the weather better buck up,take care


moogy on 07/10/2011:
Sounds like you are going to have to go through some grieving Maria. Losing someone who you loved and your pastor will be difficult but I know that you will trust the Lord to give you the strength to cope with the changes that life throws at us. It is lovely to come back in time to catch a post from you. I am glad that you are enjoying life and no stressing too much about the numbers. I know what you mean about the sadness in the nursing homes, I hope I go before I get to that stage! I am glad that your mom is doing well and it is so lovely of you to adopt her roommate, I bet she feels very fortunate. Congratulations on your anniversary, treasure each moment Maria:)


selina on 07/11/2011:
Hey Maria! Good to see you here! Have a great summer!



Maria7 - Friday Jun 10, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 148.0

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends!

 

Hope you're having a good day!

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 57 lbs lost so far, only 8 lbs to go!


Maria7 - Wednesday May 25, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 147.6

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Good morning!

It is another pretty, sunny day here with the birds singing happily in the trees outside.  The temps have been getting in the 90's F each day.  Too hot to do much gardening unless I go outside very early in the morning to do it.   I did hoe some grass out of one of the flower gardens yesterday.  Above is a photo of a daylily that bloomed in our front yard recently.  There are lots of these gorgeous flowers in the front and back yards.  This is my favorite kind of flower. We have two kinds of them...singles and doubles, where the inside of the flower is doubled.  I like the old-fashioned, simple, single kind the best, which always blooms first.   I always look forward to their blooming each year.  I love their cheerful colors of bright yellow, burgundy and orange, with their little tiger stipes on the petals.   

As for weight, the scale reads 147.6 this morning and I think realistically I should have made my goalweight be 143.0 instead of 140.0, cause that would give a stretch from 138-148 leeway, with five on either side of 143.0, but I will leave it as is (the 140.0 goalweight) for now.

 

 

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Hope you're having a good day!

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 57.4 lbs lost so far, only 7.6 lbs to go!

loveray on 05/25/2011:
Glad to see you back!! Missed you. xoxo


Umpqua on 05/25/2011:
Good to see an entry from you and I love daylilies as well! I divided a bunch of mine last year so I should have a good show when ours bloom next month!


selina on 05/25/2011:
Hi Maria! Wonderful to get a comment/message from you! Thank you for welcoming me back - I hope to linger around longer this time, too! When my husband is home all day long, it seems like I'm busier and don't have much time to come online....

147 sounds not bad at all! 143 sounds like a perfect place to aim at. Keep it up! I, myself, gained several pounds during the time Husband was recovering... I don't do very well under stress :(

Daughter is doing great, thank you! She had her ballet recital the other day and looked lovely - she loves to dance and finds that the exercise is great to keep her fit! In two weeks she has her tap dancing recital - I'm looking forward to it!

Sounds like your mom is doing well, you are busy socializing and active at church - life is good!


selina on 05/25/2011:
Lovely flower! I also found out I have lilies in the front yard, too (as well as tulips, lilacs, irises and a bunch of perennial flowers that the tenants planted while they were renting the place.) Yesterday, I moved a rhododendron that was not doing very well in the sun to a shaded area. In it's place, I planted a blueberry bush with lots of berries already on it, which I found at Whole Foods Market... can't wait to see them ripe. I love gardening!


hollybelle on 05/25/2011:
I saw your commnets to me, but hadn't seen any posts from, you and I always look forward to seeing yours. Sounds like you are busy in the yard. We're having husband's family over for Memorial picnic at our house on sund 5/29 and we are Almost Ready. Have to do some clean up a a couple of beds and we'll be done. Have been pressure washing the deck and patio and that has taken time away from the gradening chores! I need some daylilies, I think, maybe the dogs would stay out of them!!


liza36 on 05/25/2011:
I guess summer is here, with those kind of temperatures. I think you should feel fine about changing your goal weight. It sounds realistic and one you can maintain with 5 lbs either way. Have a great day!


mcwoo40 on 05/25/2011:
Sounds lovely where you are Maria.We have just had bad winds and rain thrown in on occassions.Nice to see you popping back.I'm 9 weeks back on the healthy eating plan and lost 32lbs,still along way to go.Hope the family are ok,your mum too.Take care :)


V on 05/25/2011:
I missed you :( How is mom doing?? I hope well :) I know you can do this Maria, you are very persistent :) Have a wonderful day :)


moogy on 05/25/2011:
I woke up this morning thinking about you and was so glad to see a post up from you. Otherwise, I was goin' a huntin' for you!!!! LOL I think it is wise to set a slightly higher goal weight, one that you are not fighting to keep at and give yourself some leeway. Too hot for me where you are as well but the garden sounds delightful. Have a wonderful day Maria:)


~Moody~ on 05/25/2011:
Hihi Maria! Good to see you back!

The flower is so pretty~awww...Temps have been up n down here in WV, but the 90's are supposed to hit next week..hot!!

Hope you have a wonderful day!!


selina on 06/20/2011:
Thanks Maria! My knee is completely healed now (it's about time!) and the visit with my visiting friend went very well. She was so jet-lagged, though, because of the time difference and was falling asleep as I talked with her. The 22-hour air travel was not easy on her. She had a tour of the white house yesterday (Sunday) afternoon - there are benefits of having a cousin working at the white house, haha As for myself, I'm still trying to get a white house tour ticket for months with my congressman, with no success...

Hope all is well with you, your family and your mom!



Maria7 - Friday May 13, 2011
(Moderation)
Weight: 148.2

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

 

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Hello, Friends...

It is a pretty, warm, sunny day here...how are you doing?  As for me, I've gained just a little...scale reads 148.2 this morning and although I'm not at 140.0 goalweight, this is working okay for me.

What have I been up to lately?  I'm still going back and forth to the nursing home, visiting Mom...still playing the piano at church (re: above gif...and practicing here at home)...still have lunches out with friends sometimes...etc.

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Hope you're having a good day.

Love, Maria

 

  

Progress as of today: 56.8 lbs lost so far, only 8.2 lbs to go!

V on 05/13/2011:
Have a wonderful weekend Maria!!! Lots of love to your MOM :) I know you will get the weight back down to where you want it to be :)


legcramps on 05/13/2011:
:-)


hollybelle on 05/13/2011:
Hi Maria. Thanks for your comments, lately.


Umpqua on 05/13/2011:
Sounds like all is well Maria, have a good one!


moogy on 05/13/2011:
I am happy to see a post from you and that you are feeling good.:)


V on 05/13/2011:
Yep still on Vacay til Monday :( LOL!!



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