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Plus ça change...The more things change...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      3 comments

...the more they stay the same. In a featured SP article today is the story of the medication I took for morning sickness with my first child 40 years ago, but 3 years later it was taken off the market, and there was NOTHING to help me with the... Read more
My day in the spotlight
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      5 comments

Who knew what power a few sweet words can have in a person's life. My spotlight day could not have been better timed. I received in the mail today the report of my IRS audit for 2010 & 2011--a meaner document you'll never see--well, I shouldn'... Read more
Happy Easter, Everyone!
Friday, March 29, 2013      7 comments

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As seen on an SP Friend's page
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      11 comments

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Instructions for Life
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      5 comments

~Dalai Lama 1.Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. 2. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson. 3. Follow the three R’s: - Respect for self, - Respect for others and - Responsibility... Read more
OK, now let's get SERIOUS...
Sunday, March 10, 2013      9 comments

Looking down through some of my team mates' weight logs, I see some question marks and exclamation marks, suggesting, "With all my activity, why am I not losing?" Now we know it took weeks of bad habits to put it on, so we should not be sur... Read more
I'm drinking water...
Friday, March 08, 2013      3 comments

...but without the exercise today. I think today is our last day for this challenge, and I'm just as glad. It's not an easy one when you're on vacation. Here's what I realize though: Don't they say it takes 28 days for a habit to really "sti... Read more
Drinking water with exercise
Thursday, March 07, 2013      6 comments

Didn't do it yesterday--I was trying to get packed and headed out of town to catch my flight today--just didn't take the time to drink it past 4 cups. Today--I couldn't on the plane, but I'm trying to make up for it now that I've arrived at... Read more
Still not yet a habit
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      10 comments

OK -- I won't give up, but I'm beginning to doubt my need for 8 whole glasses of water. My body just won't let me swig that much. Even with my reminders, I still got only 6 glasses yesterday. I'm going to count my 2 cups of green tea. There!... Read more
Exercise-water habit
Monday, March 04, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday I was home all day, and my computer reminders worked fine since its loud alarm "found me" wherever I was in the house. Stop drop, give me 10 and drink your water! That's the way it made me feel after a while. Today I'll try to view... Read more
The StanApp
Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

Thanks for all your suggestions to help me remember to exercise and drink water at intervals throughout the day. I've decided to get the StanAPP for my Iphone to remind me. Thanks to MarciaC10 for alerting me to her blog that gives a wonderfu... Read more
A New Habit
Saturday, March 02, 2013      16 comments

A new habit that I will implement this week and hopefully make a lifelong habit is to exercise in spurts throughout the day and tie drinking my water into those short exercise sessions. From what I've read, exercising throughout the day sho... Read more
Down with the scale!
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      7 comments

On the TV show, "The Talk" today, they were discussing whether they were slaves to the scale. I liked what one viewer tweeted (paraphrased closely): "I won't be a slave to the scale; I know I'm overweight--I don't need a reminder." ... Read more
Time for a hearty laugh!
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      7 comments

Don't read this if you've just had surgery; you'll bust your stitches. emoticon A WOMAN ' S WEEK AT THE GYM... Read more
5% Challenge is open to old and new members!
Monday, January 28, 2013      5 comments

If you have already indicated your intention to join the Winter 5% Challenge, you need to go to the site below and officially join. If you would like to join this challenge for the first time, or after having been away for a while, you also... Read more

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