Emerging from Exile

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I think my pity-party is coming to a close, and it’s about time.  Especially one that is totally self-imposed and unnecessary.  So, I’m trying to emerge from my mental exile.  Of course, I’m writing this on a beautiful day, while sitting on my couch in my jammies at 11:30am.    But writing this is a start…


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“How Can I Miss You If You Won’t Go Away”

back from hiatus


In case you hadn’t noticed, I haven’t been around in a few months.  Like most things, once you change a routine or habit, it’s very hard to get back into it.  I have faithfully written a blog post at least once a week (sometimes more) for several years.  Around January, my normal routines started to change, and it was very hard to get back into a groove, but here I am and hope to stay.

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Annual Mother’s Day Post

I hope you have an enjoyable Mother’s Day whether you are being celebrated or celebrating.  Whether it’s Brunch, dinner, family picnic or just a few “treats”, it’s important to celebrate.  Holidays and celebrations will continue to happen, but the more of them we get through, the more prepared we are for the next one.
I think about my Mom quite a bit, but especially on Mother’s Day.  I often think about her when I’m writing my Blog posts. I know she would have gotten such a kick out of my becoming a WW Leader (she passed away before I did that). My mother was the eternal Weight Watcher. I remember when she first joined WW in the early ’70s. I, as a teenager, even went with her for a while. It was a very different program then, and meetings were a vastly different experience than they are now.


A Guest Post by Jennifer



Ok peeps, be my Dr. Phil for a few minutes…I’m struggling over here.

One of the joys of my life is exercise.  Yes, it took me a while, but believe me, I have MORE than fully embraced my inner athlete.  And that’s my problem.  I am “overdone.

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