A bittersweet decision…saying goodbye!

Both last week and this week have been pretty emotional. And…exciting. And…bittersweet. And…sad. And…stressful. And…exhilarating. And…a slew of other emotions. Honestly, it’s hard to put my finger on it. Maybe it’s because I am not exactly sure how I feel…yet.   (NOTE: To all my WW members who might be reading this, PLEASE read until the end. PLEASE!) SOME BACKGROUND On February 14, 2010 I … Continue reading A bittersweet decision…saying goodbye!

A healthier Thanksgiving!

Three of my favorite dishes at Thanksgiving, besides the turkey, of course, are mock mashed “potatoes,” cranberry orange relish and crustless pumpkin pie! Keep in mind, however, that these haven’t always been my favorite dishes. But a couple of years ago, when the hubster and I decided to host Thanksgiving at our house, we wanted to do a healthier version of Thanksgiving. And, I think … Continue reading A healthier Thanksgiving!

Time to step into the confessional…

Considering the title of my blog, I feel like it’s time for a little confession. I haven’t “confessed” in awhile and now seemed like a good time. So, here goes! As many of you know, I lost my weight through Weight Watchers (WW) – a total of about 60 pounds (or at least I’ve hit 60 pounds lost several times!). I joined WW the week before … Continue reading Time to step into the confessional…

The hard truth…

Warning…I’m in a mood right now (I live in Minnesota, enough said!) and probably shouldn’t be posting, but I’m gonna anyway. It’s about to get real in here. And if I sound like I am standing on a soapbox, I’m sorry. Well, kind of. But not really. Remember, it’s getting real. (This is the first snowfall of the season – November 10 – and we … Continue reading The hard truth…

A little of this and a little of that!

I have to say that I love the fact that my husband, Al, loves to cook. And, it’s pretty dang awesome that he likes to grocery shop as well. Yes, I am blessed. I say that often, but I mean it. I am not sure where I would be without him. Probably living on canned tuna, cereal, apples, bananas and frozen veggies! Not. Even. Kidding! … Continue reading A little of this and a little of that!