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Halloween candy

Here’s some of the Halloween candy that’s waiting for trick-or -treaters. Nevemind that we usually only get about 10. You gotta be prepared, right?  What do you do to cope with candy in the house? I usually let myself have whatever I want &#8211…

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Prepared

I’ve been really bad at being prepared for the day lately. Yesterday my afternoon snack was a package of Sour Patch kids. Today will be different, doggone it!   Share Tweet…

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Movie night 

Tonight we saw the movie, “Sully,” with Tom Hanks.  My palms were sweating during the crash scenes, and the tension had me shoveling milk duds into my face one after another. I didn’t eat the WHOLE box though. I considered my restraint rather heroic, actually…

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P+P!

Here’s my egg scramble with steamed (microwaved) broccoli and a sprinkle of cheese. Great way to start the day with a P+P! Share Tweet…

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The FFF Plan

Most diets and exercise programs work – until you quit. This is different – it’s a lifestyle, and it boils down to three simple goals you strive for every day: Daily Goal #1 – Water: Each day, drink 48 ounces water (6 cups). Natural flavors, a slice of…

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Looking at life through the filter of gratitude

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”-Wayne Dyer This is a great quote to read as I decide on my three daily gratitudes (coming up with 3 things to be grateful for is part of the FFF Guide).&nbsp…

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Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps is an overcomer. Share Tweet…

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Water

“He who has health, has hope. And he who has hope, has everything.” -Benjamin Franklin The easiest FFF habit is to drink water. It may be the easiest, but you have to pay attention. Then, after awhile it becomes a habit. If you aren’t in the habit yet…

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Dealing with temptation

I just came back from a relaxing and fun weekend with my FFF sister Trudy. There was a neighborhood reunion at her beautiful vacation home on Hood Canal. I was lucky enough to be invited along – a lot of people, fun and FOOD. (And luckily some walking.) The food…

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Happy Birthday to me

Today’s my birthday. My daughter, Kelly, told me once that if you’re going to lie about your age, you should lie older. That way people will think you look really good for your age. So today I turn 60. Okay, that’s not true. Today…

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