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About dabosslady

Da boss, wife, mom, lobbyist, wanna-be cook, crafter, wood-worker, photographer, gardener, avid reader, occasional insomniac.

The renovation of my body continues too.

Over the last month, I have managed to do at least 30 minutes of vigorous exercise three times per week.  Sometimes I ever do more!  That is precisely 12 more times than I have been to the gym or exercised … Continue reading

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Going vintage or a brand-spankin-new home?

New Construction or an existing home: what’s right for you? Continue reading

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Houston, we have a neighborhood.

The search for our next home continues! In the last few months, we have considered housing options near downtown Jacksonville including San Marco, Brooklyn, Riverside/Avondale, and St. Nicholas, but one neighborhood has kept us coming back again and again, even after touring houses that … Continue reading

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Shopping for a new house.

Now that we have narrowed the geographic search for our next home, we have turned our attention to the house itself.  Like most shoppers, we have the typical set of criteria. Number of bedrooms – 4 bedrooms – one for each … Continue reading

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Four questions to ask yourself before your next move.

Are you moving? Here are the first 4 questions you need to answer before you start shopping for new digs. Continue reading

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Change is comin’

I have an ear worm in my brain.  I keep hearing the John Cougar song “Jack and Diane”, and not the whole thing…just the bridge in the middle.  You know that line, “Holdin’ on to 16 as long as you … Continue reading

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Deja vu

Guess who gained 5 lbs. back over the last 2 weeks?!? I guess that 2017 is going to be my year. Jennifer  

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Moving in the right direction

Guess who finally lost 5 lbs!?! Yes, it turns out that one week of near militant control over my eating has resulted in a little dip in my weight.  Better yet, I was able to enjoy 3 glasses of wine … Continue reading

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Changed/unchanged

I think the harder I try, the worse off I am.  I have been taking on this effort literally minute by minute, making choices to eat, or not eat, one item at a time.  And when I look at the … Continue reading

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Day 9 is fine.

I am not sure if I am technically losing weight, but my clothes do not feel any looser.  In fact, I feel bigger than I did a week ago. But, there are victories in making better choices even if it … Continue reading

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