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Bright Line Eating Video 3
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      33 comments

Tried to post the link, without success -- but the third video in the Bright Line Eating series was offered yesterday, free: and it's on Susan Peirce Thompson's website together (with the first two and the susceptibility quizz) if you give up... Read more
Just Fuel . . .
Monday, December 28, 2015      26 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/he
alth/i-hate-food-for-some-
of-us-eating-is-just-about
sustenance/article27936872/ I'd never say that I hate food -- not at all. And I'm not so disinteres... Read more
Resume Fast: RE-ZOOM!!
Sunday, December 27, 2015      22 comments

KRISZTA11's blog today points out that the Susan Peirce Thompson videos are free again for a short period of time. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public_journal_individu
al.asp?blog_id=6053200 SPT applies the scien... Read more
New Wallpaper
Saturday, December 26, 2015      29 comments

That's a watermellen lapel pin -- on the pocket of a red quilted jacket. Most of my sparkly stuff disappeared with the break-in last July: but they missed this one! (Still on the jacket . . . ). Hope everyone who celebrates had an e... Read more
NEW WATERMELLEN PROFILE PIC!!
Friday, December 25, 2015      27 comments

I've got a new profile picture -- a terrific image made especially for me by my talented DD. Who found a blue Tshirt on the street for the background (yes, she's MY daughter: and remembers very well when I found a pink flannel plaid shirt i... Read more
Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24, 2015      32 comments

So lovely to be home on this sparkling sunny day! Work set aside. Last run to the grocery store done and unpacked. Everything we need or could want right here, in our home. Dear son appeared at 6 pm last night: and everyone is delighte... Read more
Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      28 comments

Nope, although she borrowed the title, it's not the collection of essays by Joan Didion which is on my mind. In the run-up to Christmas, it's the original 1919 poem by Yeats I'm thinking about. Year after year, no matter what our circums... Read more
A little Christmas prep . . .
Monday, December 21, 2015      22 comments

Yesterday we finally got a few strings of outside lights up -- and our Christmas tree: a balsam fir, smaller than usual but still very pretty and smells lovely of course. The Christmas ceramic village is on the mantel too. And most of the... Read more
All My Yesterdays: Will I Respect Myself in the Morning???
Sunday, December 20, 2015      21 comments

Or instead face that "walk of shame" . . . to the scale! Weighed in yesterday at the gym (on the proper balance beam scale) and I'm doing OK. Not brilliant but within my acceptable "range". And I ate better yesterday: not at the top... Read more
TO-MORE-O! Shout out to NELLJONES
Saturday, December 19, 2015      23 comments

NELLJONES is one of the longest and most successful maintainers here at Spark People: and a wise and wonderful person. Some 40 years ++, and she looks just fabulous. Haven't met her yet? Here's a link to her Spark Page. w... Read more
Not Yesterday: Today FOR SURE
Friday, December 18, 2015      21 comments

Gahhhh, another busy busy day yesterday with one of those work/social thingies which I'd completely forgotten about popping up in my calendar at the end of the day, speeches droning on until after 9 pm. And a sit-down dinner thingy too. ... Read more
Calorie Creep
Thursday, December 17, 2015      28 comments

I'm tracking -- and I'm seeing an upward trend. Too many days at the upper end of my calorie range. Yup. And it's dark. The days are short. And it's busy at work. Nuts in fact. Busy at home too. Too many demands on l... Read more
Be Yourself
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      15 comments

ca.style.yahoo.com/post/
135204646750/you-shouldnt-
be-afraid-of-being-yourself "Be yourself, everyone else is already taken." Advice we're often given: and yet it can be hard to follow. This 12-year-old fro... Read more
We stand
Monday, December 14, 2015      24 comments

"We stand" is part of our national anthem: "O Canada, we stand on guard for thee." And I've been reviewing with interest the national and international press following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's greetings to Syrian refugees on Thursday at ... Read more
Feeling Proud to be Canadian
Sunday, December 13, 2015      24 comments

The first Syrian refugees arrived in Toronto Thursday evening and our new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was at the airport to greet them. In shirt sleeves. Low key and kind. "You are home," he said. Simple, moving. One of those j... Read more

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