Enjoy the Sunshine

Here in Illinois, we are enjoying temperatures nearing the 60’s. This came after a nearly two-week period last month of freezing weather and repetitive snowstorms. Looking outside now, it’s hard to believe how miserably cold we were or how much snow and ice had recently covered our rooftops, streets, and driveways. However, one caveat toContinue reading “Enjoy the Sunshine”


Don’t you hate it when the scale in the doctor’s office adds 5 or 6 pounds to your weight? I understand the white coat syndrome that makes your blood pressure reading higher at the doctor’s office too, but it can all be discouraging. I lamented the same to my doctor yesterday, and he only smiledContinue reading “CELEBRATE SMALL SUCCESSES”

Take Something Off Your Plate

I used to love smorgasbords until I realized how much they helped me overeat. Of course, I also noticed others who loaded up their plates and couldn’t eat all they had. As the idiom says, perhaps their eyes were bigger than their stomach. In other words, those with wasted food at the smorgasbord thought theyContinue reading “Take Something Off Your Plate”