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A little NSV for me
Tuesday, September 30, 2014      8 comments

Today I really feel old. I had two 70+ birthday parties to go to this weekend and for some reason that has really gotten to me. I have a goal to see my my three grandchildren (ages 6 1/2, 3 and 16 months) thru college. I don't just want to be th... Read more
5K today sweaty but super happy
Thursday, September 18, 2014      11 comments

Today was the 17th annual fall classic fun run at my company. emoticon This is the 4th one I have participated in.... Read more
Chocolate is my Fall 5% Challenge trigger
Thursday, September 04, 2014      3 comments

I am a Chocoholic, plain & simple. Give me a nibble of chocolate emoticon and there is no stopping me until the w... Read more
Don't mean to complain
Monday, August 18, 2014      4 comments

For the first time in almost two years, my weight seems to be tipping up. Not much, but I ended the the Summer 5% challenge weighing more than I started with. I have to concentrate on the fact that my clothes still fit and I still feel great. Bu... Read more
Wow my spotlight day!
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      11 comments

I can't believe that Susan chose this day to make my Spotlight day. It happens to coincide with my 42nd wedding anniversary. My husband and I decided we can't celebrate until Thursday because we are both really busy but being in the spotlight is... Read more
I feel so secure!
Thursday, July 03, 2014      7 comments

Today was my Weight Watcher meeting. My regular leader has been on vacation and the substitute is awesome! I have heard so many great ideas from her. The one I got today I just have to pass on! She suggested that you choose some computer th... Read more
Sabotage, over and over again
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      8 comments

The next 5% challenge starts this weekend so why did I do it?!? Last night was my yoga class' monthly eat dinner out evening. We went to the Rok Bistro in downtown Sunnyvale. This is NOT a place for a diet www.rokbistro.com/ ... Read more
Who knew we were trying to be healthy?
Monday, June 09, 2014      4 comments

Over 15 years ago we remodeled our kitchen. It really needed it (old appliances, avocado colored boomerang Formica and very dark cheap cabinetry). Why am I telling you about this now? Well 15 years ago I had no idea, I’d be eating a mostly, supe... Read more
One more good bye for Dad
Thursday, June 05, 2014      4 comments

Last night our synagogue engraved my Dad's name on our memorial wall in their beautiful memorial garden. It feels really great to have his name there since he wanted to be cremated, it's nice to have a place to go to see his name next to my Mom ... Read more
I refuse to let the scale own me.
Thursday, May 29, 2014      13 comments

I have been really bummed out for the last three weeks and I know why even though I'm having trouble admitting it. After over two years of maintaining a one pound range around my goal weight for some reason the scale has started to move in the ... Read more
I am what I am
Thursday, May 15, 2014      9 comments

I've loved being a member of the the SP At Goal and maintaining group for a couple of years. They are a great resource for people who are maintaining. TinaJane76, one of the leaders periodically sends us a sparkmail to highlight somebody's blog ... Read more
Another spark of Joy
Monday, May 12, 2014      11 comments

As I've blogged before, I'm fortunate to work at a company that supports our good health. They offer cash incentives to use a pedometer and walk, walk, walk among other things. Today I went out for my usual Monday power walk-45 minutes of 15 mi... Read more
Out from under the specter!
Friday, May 09, 2014      7 comments

I feel great. Today I've stayed within my calories, easily without feeling deprived. I power walked to Target 3 1/2 miles away and came back toting 15 pounds of groceries on my back. This weekend will be an awesome Mother's day celebratio... Read more
Weekend glow!
Monday, May 05, 2014      5 comments

Just mailed off all of the little pieces for the Life Insurance company for my dad and it feels really good to have that out of the way. I finally called the VA and got the right forms to fill out so I'll send that in tomorrow. This weekend... Read more
Still working on it.
Monday, April 28, 2014      5 comments

I still have to call the VA off ice to find out what is happening with his benefits. Do it today! Got my nephews info Called life insurance folks back to figure out the tie up.... Read more

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