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Another day with arthritis
Thursday, April 19, 2018      4 comments

Yesterday was my annual mammogram appointment. Long walk through the buildings to reach the department. The technician was very kind and gentle. I cried when I had to put my left arm on top of the machine. Surprisingly, when the technician put m... Read more
Mental Age vs Physical Age
Friday, January 26, 2018      6 comments

The hardest part about getting old is feeling old. When I was a teen, I loved it when people thought I was older than I was. Somewhere in m... Read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      5 comments

Having a bad week. Chronic pain, escalating. This is me trying to get out of bed. It may be the recliner tonight.... Read more
Emotional eating
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      9 comments

A wise person said that if you eat when you have problems, you created another problem for yourself.... Read more
Personal musings on water and sleep
Thursday, January 18, 2018      6 comments

2 glasses in the morning, which would be before taking a morning shower and before breakfast plus 2 glasses, one before lunch and one before di... Read more
Monday, January 15, 2018      8 comments

Any time is a good time to re-set, re-adjust, re-start, and re-focus. Start where I am right now. It has nothing to do with the new year because... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Trigger foods and cravings
Wednesday, October 25, 2017      13 comments

Visualization assignment from Spark Coach: "Today, imagine that your biggest trigger food is sitting on the kitchen counter. Watch yourself pick it up and toss it in the trash without even considering eating it. How does it feel to be in total... Read more
Healthiest Fast Food Options
Friday, October 20, 2017      8 comments

p?id=1193 Most of us have had that moment when we check the nutrition for a restaurant online and realize the food we thought was a healthy choice was loaded with un... Read more
You don't need the scale to tell you what kind of shape you are in.
Thursday, October 19, 2017      8 comments

You don't need the scale to tell you what kind of shape you are in. You can decide. I heard this today on Spark Coach. Here is my recap of what Chris D. SPARKGUY said: Sometimes you are going to do everything right, and the scale isn't ... Read more
Head games
Sunday, July 30, 2017      11 comments

Well, am I surprised. I was sure there would be a well-deserved blip on the scale today because of how I ate yesterday. I didn't go crazy but I had some Muddy Buddies and Turtle Chex Mix. The amazing thing now is that when I snack, I never eat v... Read more
Halfway to 3 years cancer free.
Monday, June 26, 2017      9 comments

Another good visit with the oncologist. Only 16 more months to be cancer free for 3 years. Then no more oncologist appointments. I've been all over the board weight-wise since having cancer. I lost a lot of weight very quickly at first whe... Read more
Welcome, June
Thursday, June 01, 2017      13 comments

May, with the ups and downs, is written and done. Today starts a new month,a fresh slate. It's not an all or nothing journey so we may not reach perfection, but we can make June awesome! Stick with those goals. Let them shape our behavior. ... Read more
What does 300 - 400 calories look like?
Friday, May 26, 2017      7 comments

p?id=1260 What Does 300 Calories Look Like? written by Nicole Nichols You have to take a look at this article. It's a quick read, mostly pictures. It's stuff most... Read more
Measuring Progress
Thursday, May 25, 2017      10 comments

Excellent article by Spark staff writer, Liz Noelcke: MEASURE PROGRESS WITHOUT THE SCALE. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
sp?id=487 Her opening sentence gives me something to consider: "Fr... Read more
Pondering weight loss mystery
Saturday, May 06, 2017      16 comments

It's a mystery. I was feeling disappointed in myself last night for being over on calories, eating higher carb foods prepared by others. Feeling heavy, moving slow. When I weighed this morning I was down 0.4 pounds from yesterday. H... Read more

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