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Janet
Join me on my journey to a healthier me.
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Something new...just to make it interesting...spice it up a bit! I came across these little (I mean really mini) squash yesterday at Overwaitea. They looked so cute I just had to take them home. (and they only took 6 minutes to boil to perfection) Trying to change your eating habits... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2010 at Janet's blog
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This is day two for my "getting healthier" new effort. I should call it effort #78 or something like that because it seems like I am always picking myself up and starting again with this weight loss adventure. But the great thing is that I am making the effort again.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at Janet's blog
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It seems weird starting off my blog with the same old battles that I have faced many, many times. It just goes to show that bad habits are hard to break. I chose my blog title because it is so easy to put off watching what I eat today and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Where do I start to get back into my Little Black Dress Journey? Maybe this is it, just a little start. A peak into my blog world...and a little excitement stirring. A lot has happened since I stopped my blog...some good things, some great things and some things I still... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I am taking a little break in my blog. But the Little Black Dress Journey is an on going adventure. I will be back soon! Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Off to see my family in Kelowna. Creston asparagus for the barbecue pot luck and wine for the party! Can't wait to see everyone. Catch you next weigh in! Have a good weekend everyone! Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2010 at Janet's blog
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We are busy packing for the big move. Our house is sold, our move out date is set for June 22. We have a lot but no house plan yet! But, we do have a temporary place to call home. We have a family cabin and we have been given... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Mothers Day is the one day of the year when we acknowledge our mothers but I must say my kids make me feel special all year long. I have the two most amazing kids. They are fun, they are smart, brave, kind, curious about life, adventurous, silly at times, and... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I was chatting on Facebook with my wonderful niece last week and she told me that I had motivated her with my blog. She has been changing her eating habits and has lost almost 10 pounds! Way to Go! She is the one who really motivated me this week to... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I was going over some of my old blog posts and noticed that my post on March 9 I had lost 10.2 pounds. That was almost 2 months ago and I have struggled to pass that weight loss ever since. I am now just over 12 pounds lost. Wow. I... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I want my pre-baby body back! Ok... I realize this is just a little too much to ask for 25 years later but when read a Weight Watcher Ad yesterday with that heading it got me thinking. What body can I realistically get! I would love to loose 60 pounds,... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Well I did it. One whole week of writing everything down. Following the Weight Watcher plan I was allowed 24 points of food a day. Some days that didn't seem like very much and other days I didn't use up all the points. Writing everything down really did keep me... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I have been adding, calculating and measuring all my food. I have been writing EVERYTHING down and trying real hard! For my lunches I have been taking Weight Watcher frozen dinners or making salads. When I come home from work I am... STARVED but I am trying to either have... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Ok...I have been at this for almost two and a half months. My weight loss has been to say the least slow...up and down...and I really want to step it up a notch. When I started The Little Black Dress Blog, I was all pumped up and excited that this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I am married to a very sweet man! It was my birthday yesterday and my husband wanted to do something to celebrate. We decided to go gambling in Bonners Ferry, Idaho and out for dinner. We arrived in Bonners around 5:00 so we decided to go to one of my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Tonight I Must Party!!! Another Birthday... I am getting older way too fast. I think time should definitely slow down ...these wrinkles are showing up overnight!!! I have 3 wonderful girlfriends that happen to have 3 wonderful husbands and we get together for each of the girls birthdays. They are... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Tax season...yes, I am a little behind this year. There are people who have already got their refunds in the mail and I still have not filed mine! Maybe because I know I have to pay so why be early right? I just have to add up all those receipt... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2010 at Janet's blog
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It is time to change up the wardrobe... I spent a weekend in Edmonton a few weeks ago and I tried on several tops, which I really needed for spring but nothing fit right. I mean really...ladies...I was shopping in West Edmonton Mall, if I couldn't find anything there where... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Hi Everyone! Wow a lot has happened in the last week. My brother who broke his back in SEVERAL places is up and walking (braces in place) and they are even talking about sending him home! That is just too crazy. I am happy he gets to go home soon... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2010 at Janet's blog
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One step at a time.....I am back, if only to explain my absence. As you probably guessed I am having some bumps in the road of "Life". I have a brother who is very near and dear to me (and 5 other wonderful siblings) who has had a bad skiing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Life is what happens while you are busy making plans to do other things! I am just posting my weight today. I know it was suppose to be Monday but, we were unexpectedly away. There are many things in Life you can not plan and have no control over. This... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I recently went shopping with my daughter Jaylene... for her wedding dress. I had no idea how emotional it would be. I do not cry easy and I am pretty good at holding my emotions inside but..when you see your daughter in a wedding dress, even if it is the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2010 at Janet's blog
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My daughter Jaylene told us to bring our swimsuits to Edmonton. Jaylene and her fiance Kyle, wanted to take us to the Water Park at West Edmonton Mall. When Duane reminded me to pack my suit...I just groaned inside. I had two days in Edmonton before the Water Park outing.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2010 at Janet's blog
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I must have been a turtle...I don't know how many times I have heard from people how much weight so+so has lost in such a short time. Or when I haven't seen someone for a few months and they have dropped a ton of weight. And me...record breaking weight loss... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2010 at Janet's blog
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Wow...what a whirlwind this last week has been. Actually this last month has been a little crazy. I have been to Lethbridge, Kelowna twice and to Edmonton. I have been having a lot of fun but my diet has suffered. On our way home from Edmonton my husband said "you... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Janet's blog