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My day of Stardom
Monday, February 02, 2015      5 comments

It took me quite by surprise to find that my blog was featured in the Community Highlight this week. I've gotten to meet a lot of Sparkers as a result of blog comments, page comments and Goodies. Thank you all for this amazing support. ... Read more
The State of Dis-Union
Saturday, January 31, 2015      9 comments

I had a stomach virus about a week or two ago....and I lost 6 lbs in short order. ...And then I gained them back and then some. ... Read more
Sunday, January 18, 2015      8 comments

In case you were wondering how on earth I lost five pounds in three days --I did it by jogging. Jogging back and forth from the bathroom to either puke or poop or do them both at the same time. YUCK what a mess. And now my daughter and my h... Read more
Give or take a Hundred
Thursday, January 08, 2015      5 comments

My daughter is very sick...flu or a bad upper respiratory infection. My husband and I were just talking about how I never get colds or viruses....But mycoplasma Pneumonia, endocarditis MRSA, or Encephla-spinal meningistis..? Bring it on! Go bi... Read more
Why the Heck not?
Sunday, January 04, 2015      6 comments

The whole world is crazy busy. I know that because if I need to find a friend to drive me to the pharmacy - a ten minute trip- everyone I ask is too tied up to help. And it's not because it's no fun to go to the pharmacy. I've invited people... Read more
It is a New DAY!!
Monday, December 29, 2014      5 comments

The New Year is breathing down our necks.....and it is a time traditionally of evaluating our year past and setting goals for the coming year. I looked back on my blog, Treasures from Darkness ( www.cynthialottvogel.blo
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Another Feeding Catastrophe Averted
Sunday, December 21, 2014      2 comments

Today my friend Ralph and I went to a nice restaurant in town. It was packed. My decision to go there was based on the knowledge that I can get a large garden salad with a veggie patty to crumble into large pieces on the salad. I ate that....... Read more
Practical Means of Eating Well in a Crowd
Sunday, December 14, 2014      3 comments

Last night went well.. Before I left I had a personal pizza on a whole wheat pita with black olives on it. Then I had a bowl of homemade vegetable soup I'd made the day before yesterday. This really helped me. After I ate the salad I was not... Read more
Making BETTER Choices--when the Best ones are not Possible
Saturday, December 13, 2014      3 comments

I've been struggling this week. I"ve "caved in" a couple of times while eating out. It was my birthday and a friend took me out for dinner to the Olive Garden. MMMmmm breadsticks!! and I was having fantasies of pasta Alfredo...However when the... Read more
Wednesday, December 10, 2014      1 comments

All you are today, is the consequence of your choices. It is true that things happen about which we lack control...sickness, financial issues, etc. But it is true that we have choices in how we will respond to such difficulties. You know the e... Read more
Ho Ho Hum
Saturday, December 06, 2014      2 comments

My house does not have the tiniest bit of Christmas about it. I should at least change the table cloth and get the one with the autumn leaves off of it. I honestly cannot go out to the garage and bring in boxes. I cannot take all the current... Read more
Back in the Saddle
Saturday, November 22, 2014      5 comments

Well I had a week of poor choices. Fortunately for some reason I did not have much appetite so that helped to keep it from being a catastrophe. Then on FRiday I bought some veggies and fruit because we were out of everything. Last night I coo... Read more
Re-Start the Motivation
Thursday, November 20, 2014      3 comments

yesterday was hard. I went to NY to see a neurologist following some visual disturbances I've been having. And she didn't have good news. I left the office with a fist full of prescriptions for MRI, EMG and bloodwork....all to be done by next... Read more
Satisfaction and JOY--the long run destinations
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      1 comments

How cool....and how affirming, to be voted as a featured blog post. HOnestly, there are a lot of other blogs I've written that I thought were better than yesterday's...but hey, I'll take it as I can get it! I was reading an article on Spar... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Never too Late to Get Back up Again!
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      139 comments

I don't know if my weight has yet reflected it, but I've made some really horrible choices in the past maybe four days. I need to do something NOW or I will regain the 14 pounds that I'd lost. What can I do? 1) exercise 2) try not to e... Read more

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