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Blissful Day
Monday, November 07, 2016      16 comments

We're having such a beautiful extended autumn here. Yesterday was the last day our golf club was open -- and although my golf wasn't great, the experience absolutely was. Brilliant golden leaves, slanting autumn light, and when we got home... Read more
Wow, What a Great Convo!! No Pie in the Face!!!
Sunday, November 06, 2016      17 comments

Really truly enjoyed all of the wise and rich comments on my (risky) blog yesterday . . . it took trust to put it out there, and I'm grateful that the responses refrained from "blog shaming" -- which is not as painful as body shaming (because tr... Read more
Two Live Sparkies and a Candid Conversation
Saturday, November 05, 2016      25 comments

I've known for a long time that my long-time hairdresser (he's absolutely THE BEST) is a persistent lurker (no Spark Page) on Spark. He's totally committed to health and fitness, tracks nutrition, looks (at 58) utterly fabulous and is one of my... Read more
Shout out to BARB5454: staying on the trail
Thursday, November 03, 2016      18 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=6261243 I've been thinking a lot about keeping on keeping on -- and the role (for me) of the Spark community in doing just that. And then I got a ... Read more
Late to the Party
Monday, October 31, 2016      20 comments

There was a terrific discussion of "Tell Me I'm Fat" on the At Goal and Maintaining Message Board mid-July. JEANKNEE gave me the link www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
ark/team_messageboard_thre
ad.asp?board=0x1111x63727933 ... Read more
Tell Me I'm Fat
Sunday, October 30, 2016      26 comments

www.thisamericanlife.org
/radio-archives/episode/58
9/tell-me-im-fat A Sparkie friend put me onto this radio archive collection which explores the "fat acceptance" movement from a number of different angles. It's... Read more
Low-Key Weekend: Current Reading
Saturday, October 29, 2016      20 comments

Not planning on doing a whole lot this weekend!! I'm at that "yes, gonna survive" stage of recovery from the flu, but still not feeling optimal. So: got the laundry done. Will get to the library. I'm just finishing up the new Ale... Read more
Flu-ish
Friday, October 28, 2016      23 comments

Achy. Sore throat. Running nose. Left work yesterday at noon and slept. Still feeling punk -- and not wanting to spread my germs at work. So: I'm taking it easy, snoozing and hydrating and just generally hoping by Monday I'm ba... Read more
Eight Healthy Habits
Thursday, October 27, 2016      25 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/eight-healthy-habits-
to-develop-while-in-your-2
0s/article32533142/ OK: these are healthy habits researchers believe that 20 year olds should develop -- ... Read more
Sabotaging Thought
Wednesday, October 26, 2016      24 comments

I'm really enjoying the Beck Trek blogs ongoing and of course they're effectively "rebooting" for me and reminding me of fundamental Beck principles (thank you!!). What's my most persistent sabotaging thought? Yup, it's that MAINtenance (t... Read more
BLPS
Tuesday, October 25, 2016      21 comments

Yes., passing the BLPS test once again (size six black leather pencil skirt). I'm not sayin' it's loose. But: it's wearable. And it's inspiring me to keep on keeping on eating within my range.... Read more
Much Better, Thank You!!
Monday, October 24, 2016      19 comments

I'm so grateful for the instant sympathy and support on yesterday's hangover blog. I ate lightly and healthily yesterday, maxing out the protein for satiety -- which really helps with cravings (for me). Reminded myself (thank you, Beck Tre... Read more
Food Hangover
Sunday, October 23, 2016      29 comments

NOT happy with my weight yesterday at the gym: my "official" scales. And, having eaten a substantial dinner with DH (we don't share a lot of meals during the week) I then stuffed myself with additional nuts and chocolate AFTER dinner. ... Read more
Tell America It's Great: Calling All Canadians!!
Friday, October 21, 2016      27 comments

news.nationalpost.com/ne
ws/world/dear-america-your
e-already-great-love-canad
a-social-media-campaign-to
-boost-u-s-spirits-takes-off OK, then Canada -- all together now! There's a creative agency in Toronto ... Read more
Having Fun: Shout out to 1CRAZYDOG
Friday, October 21, 2016      16 comments

1CRAZYDOG regularly shares marvelous quotations. Today's quote? "The journey should be as much fun as the destination." Barbara Edie In the weight loss and weight MAINtenance journey, that's one that I particularly need to keep in m... Read more

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