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Where are the veggies in your refrigerator?
Friday, July 24, 2009      3 comments

On the tv show, I Want to Save Your Life, Charles Stuart Platkin does an intervention to get people started on a healthier lifestyle. When he was checking out a participant's refrigerator and pitching unhealthy foods, he remarked on not seeing v... Read more
Side effects
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      2 comments

On the show Speeders, an officer stopped a van for possible DUI. The driver, a thin young woman, had a lap full of candy bars she was in the process of chowing down. She said she hadn't been drinking and didn't do drugs. When she got out of the... Read more
Yummy veggies
Saturday, July 18, 2009      2 comments

Our schedule has been so hectic lately between medical appointments and family in the hospital. We have eaten out more often (not fast food) because we were not home at every meal time. Some meals at home have been quick, sometimes restaurant wa... Read more
Recap of July 9-15, 2009
Thursday, July 16, 2009      2 comments

Two pounds down this week. I will celebrate every ounce lost and avoid feeling disappointed that it is not more. Flashy losses are frequently followed by great periods of gain. This is a lifestyle change, slow and steady. If I had practiced tha... Read more
Going for the World Series
Saturday, July 11, 2009      2 comments

I woke to the sound of crashing thunder, soon adding my own case of hiccups on speed as I stumbled to the bathroom. Oddly, the hiccups subsided precisely when the thunder ended. And in those magical moments when sleep first flees, an exquisite ... Read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      3 comments

I save cards I like in a pretty gift bag, and use them for bookmarks. This pleasant scene invites me to sit on the porch or in the chair under the tree and enjoy the beauty o... Read more
Monday, July 06, 2009      2 comments

As we wrap up our Independence Day celebrations, the following words give us something to think about. Bear in mind how long ago this was written. "When the thirteen colonies were still a part of England, Professor Alexander Tyler wrote abo... Read more
SPEEDERS, the tv show
Sunday, July 05, 2009      1 comments

Amazing are the things one can learn from SPEEDERS on TRU tv. You can be stopped for anything on your vehicle that is not in working condition. It's a no brainer that running will not earn you any points with the officers. Dumb, dumb... Read more
Independence Day update
Saturday, July 04, 2009      1 comments

Time to stick my head out of my little boggy-hole before everything imagines bad things going on in my world. No, no, time is marching along, and I look back in wonderment and look ahead in amusement. Remember, life is a gala celebration, my fri... Read more
Is that all there is?
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      3 comments

Thanks to everyone who left comments on my last blog. There were some very helpful suggestions. The scale is moving down. Can't wait for the official weigh-in next week so the ticker will move again. I've had 8 hours of sleep two nigh... Read more
Ready to go?
Monday, June 22, 2009      6 comments

Yesterday was Father's day. Dad and I went to church in the morning. We met one of my sisters at a restaurant an hour away, meeting her partway so she didn't have so far to drive. I had garden salad, shrimp and bacon wrapped scallops on skewers... Read more
An eventful week
Friday, June 19, 2009      0 comments

After a tiring and frustrating search, we found the car. Leaving behind the usual red sports car for a little more sophistication, comfort for passengers, and more cargo ro... Read more
Tuesday morning thoughts: Spark points, books and other things
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      2 comments

Sunday the spark wheel landed on 20 points. It was the only big number on the wheel. Monday it gave me 50 Spark goodie points. Two points today. Some days the wheel seems to be disproportionately loaded with ones. When the wheel lands on ... Read more
You can be happy if you've a mind to
Monday, June 15, 2009      0 comments

But you can be happy if you've a mind to There was a hilarious drunk driver on a reality show. When cops asked Paul his name, he kept saying his name was Tyrone. He burst dramatically into a Shakespeare scene. He did most of the interview w... Read more
First IM on Spark
Sunday, June 14, 2009      1 comments

First instant message on Spark tonight. Spent a few encouraging moments chatting with a spark friend. Love it! Thank you, Spark People.... Read more

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