Welcome to my Self-Isolation and Self-Quarantine going on 22 Years


Welcome to #Covid19 #Coronavirus #SelfIsolation #SelfQuarantine, or as I like to call it: Every normal day of my life, now with added bonus of yet another disease/virus/harm intent on killing me. I've been disabled (multiple health issues going on 22 years). How have I coped? By keeping busy, filling my hours and days. How have … Continue reading Welcome to my Self-Isolation and Self-Quarantine going on 22 Years

Dating at 50


Now that I've had a chance to catch my breath, I've been interested in dating again. Not sure where to look, I turned to personals sites, one well-known. I'd been a member for a month and nothing was happening, so I cancelled the rest of the membership. Who I'm interested in dating is a professional … Continue reading Dating at 50

Fruitless Apple-Shaped


Been thinking about exercise, my body and the progress the past ten years. I realized I'd been trying to lose my stomach the entire time. It was after my transplant that I gained weight, especially around my waist. The waistline has stayed pretty much steady the past 10 years, no matter how much I exercised, … Continue reading Fruitless Apple-Shaped

4th Quarter of 2018


We're in the last quarter of 2018, last gasp to accomplish those New Year's Resolutions. I've shared my fight with weight all year long, what worked (temporarily) and what didn't. I'm still fighting,  moving forward. Time to take stock of what you wanted, how far you've come and what you can do the last three … Continue reading 4th Quarter of 2018

Weight Loss Journey


The past six months or so, I've shared weight loss ideas and my journey over the past ten years. I started out with 3-hour workouts about ten years ago, with my 'Simple Healthy Fresh' Cookbook and Lifestyle. It was that exercise program that almost destroyed my health, leaving me with significant health issues, from plantar … Continue reading Weight Loss Journey

Lost 14 lbs in Two Weeks


  My inspiration was a friend who lost 27 pounds in less than two weeks using the Fruit and Vegetable Smoothie Plan. He added powders according to his health care practitioner and followed their advice. Since I have so many food allergies (carbs, dairy, histamine-foods), I used the fruits and vegetables I'm allowed to have. … Continue reading Lost 14 lbs in Two Weeks

March is My Birthday Month!


March is my Birthday Month! I'll be 49 on March 12, a milestone I'm quite proud of, because twenty years ago, I learned my Kidney's were failing due to Alport Syndrome, as described in my book on the link. My Kidneys would fail two years later, in June 2001 and I would receive a transplant two … Continue reading March is My Birthday Month!

Happy February!


We made it through the long year of January. Honestly, did January feel like it dragged for months to anyone else? February is finally here, the shortest month to slog through. Hat tip to everyone dealing with the cold and snow of Winter. My little Island in the corner of the world has had marvelous … Continue reading Happy February!

2018 New Year New You


Want to start off wishing you a Happy 2018 after a stressful 2017. So many venues are picking up the 'New Year New You' so thought i'd pick up on it as well. Time for evaluating those resolutions, dropping those that don't work, keeping those that do. Last New Years, like so many, I resolved … Continue reading 2018 New Year New You

Last Quarter of the Year


COMMENT ON THE BLOG'S WEBSITE Last quarter of the year, October-November-December is here. With it comes the onrush of holidays, festivities and change of seasons. During which, you must remember to keep up those New Years Resolutions. Remember those from New Years Day? Promises to lose weight, take a class or two, repaint and repair … Continue reading Last Quarter of the Year