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Simple
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      27 comments

It's simple. Eat less. Move more. Not easy. Nothing new here.... Read more
Quick Heal: Thanks for the Comforting Suggestions!!
Monday, July 14, 2014      18 comments

Wow, that "mouthful of blood" thing was pretty horrifying but (and despite the fact that there was a smaller wound on the roof of my mouth too) it's resolved itself with amazing speed. Thanks for your advice and comforting suggestions -- t... Read more
"Block" Tracking . . . and food injuries!
Sunday, July 13, 2014      21 comments

I do quite a bit of exercise tracking by grouping . . . and noticed yesterday on my "friend feed" that although my cardio appears (30 minutes on the elliptical) only the first of a dozen and more ST exercises showed up. So nope, I did NOT go to... Read more
Getting older . . .
Saturday, July 12, 2014      15 comments

Dear Charlie, our beloved golden retriever, was ten in May. He had had two major surgeries in the prior six months. (It's his unquenchable enthusiasm for socks. And yes we do practice safe sox all year round. Soxual abstinence altogether in... Read more
Watermellen recipes!
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      17 comments

I really DO love watermellen. And I had HALF of a (very small, seedless) watermellen for supper . . . about 3 cups cubes. But here are some stunning watermellen recipes . . . gotta try a couple before watermellen season is over. ... Read more
Anticipating Happiness
Tuesday, July 08, 2014      21 comments

There's an interesting article in this morning's Globe and Mail about anticipating happiness. Unfortunately it's not in the online version so I can't provide a link. But the gist is essentially this: happiness research establishes that we actu... Read more
What Do We Value? And Why It Matters To Value Ourselves!
Monday, July 07, 2014      21 comments

It's not what we SAY is important to us, so much as how we spend our time and our money, which demonstrates what we value. Really value. I have to remind myself about this over and over again. So many people (and maybe especially women) ... Read more
Much much better . . .
Sunday, July 06, 2014      14 comments

. . . the left knee, that is. And I don't believe it's a joint problem but rather more of a tendon/ligament issue. Feeling more optimistic! Thinking about a trip this afternoon to the beach! It would be the first "local outing" for that ... Read more
That Left Knee . . .
Saturday, July 05, 2014      9 comments

Played nine holes of golf last night . . . yikes! Pretty painful left knee. Got the to the gym today: 30 minutes on the elliptical, upper body weights, lower body weights, stretching, used the foam roller on the hamstring, calf muscle and... Read more
The persistent impulse NOT to track . . .
Friday, July 04, 2014      25 comments

I track my nutrition every day. And I have for more than five years. And I know that for me it's essential to maintaining weight loss. But still . . . . still . . . when I believe that I've eaten "too much" there is a huge temptati... Read more
Hungry at Bedtime . . .
Thursday, July 03, 2014      16 comments

This is a persistent issue for me: I'm at the end of my day, within my calorie range but still some "room", and I'm tempted to eat. Especially if DH is eating. Whose calorie range for weight maintenance is (roughly) twice mine. ... Read more
How I Spent Canada Day!
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      17 comments

A long morning sit on the verandah -- with its red and white Canadian flag fluttering in the breeze! A bowlful of minestrone before golf. Just about everyone on the course was dressed in some variation on a red and white theme. TUFFMUFFIN ... Read more
Still Canadian!! Sing Along
Monday, June 30, 2014      18 comments

I'm so proud to be Canadian! Tomorrow's Canada Day, July 1st -- And once again, here's the "I am Canadian" song for which I wrote the lyrics (French and English) in celebration of Canada's 125th birthday, waaaaay back in 1992, music by Lo... Read more
When Did I Become an Athlete? Shout out to ONEKIDSMOM
Sunday, June 29, 2014      17 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=5728172 Barb "tris", oh yes she does. Take a look at her incredible blog today, "When Did I Become an Athlete?" All of us are athletes, she reminds ... Read more
It Never Gets Old . . .
Saturday, June 28, 2014      14 comments

. . . sitting on the verandah on a summer morning with Charlie and the newspaper and a cup or two of coffee, interrupted only with periodic trips to the laundry machines to flip things around and hang things and fold things. Simple pleasur... Read more

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