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Wow my spotlight day!
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      11 comments

I can't believe that Susan chose this day to make my Spotlight day. It happens to coincide with my 42nd wedding anniversary. My husband and I decided we can't celebrate until Thursday because we are both really busy but being in the spotlight is... Read more
I feel so secure!
Thursday, July 03, 2014      7 comments

Today was my Weight Watcher meeting. My regular leader has been on vacation and the substitute is awesome! I have heard so many great ideas from her. The one I got today I just have to pass on! She suggested that you choose some computer th... Read more
Sabotage, over and over again
Wednesday, June 18, 2014      8 comments

The next 5% challenge starts this weekend so why did I do it?!? Last night was my yoga class' monthly eat dinner out evening. We went to the Rok Bistro in downtown Sunnyvale. This is NOT a place for a diet www.rokbistro.com/ ... Read more
Who knew we were trying to be healthy?
Monday, June 09, 2014      4 comments

Over 15 years ago we remodeled our kitchen. It really needed it (old appliances, avocado colored boomerang Formica and very dark cheap cabinetry). Why am I telling you about this now? Well 15 years ago I had no idea, I’d be eating a mostly, supe... Read more
One more good bye for Dad
Thursday, June 05, 2014      4 comments

Last night our synagogue engraved my Dad's name on our memorial wall in their beautiful memorial garden. It feels really great to have his name there since he wanted to be cremated, it's nice to have a place to go to see his name next to my Mom ... Read more
I refuse to let the scale own me.
Thursday, May 29, 2014      13 comments

I have been really bummed out for the last three weeks and I know why even though I'm having trouble admitting it. After over two years of maintaining a one pound range around my goal weight for some reason the scale has started to move in the ... Read more
I am what I am
Thursday, May 15, 2014      9 comments

I've loved being a member of the the SP At Goal and maintaining group for a couple of years. They are a great resource for people who are maintaining. TinaJane76, one of the leaders periodically sends us a sparkmail to highlight somebody's blog ... Read more
Another spark of Joy
Monday, May 12, 2014      11 comments

As I've blogged before, I'm fortunate to work at a company that supports our good health. They offer cash incentives to use a pedometer and walk, walk, walk among other things. Today I went out for my usual Monday power walk-45 minutes of 15 mi... Read more
Out from under the specter!
Friday, May 09, 2014      7 comments

I feel great. Today I've stayed within my calories, easily without feeling deprived. I power walked to Target 3 1/2 miles away and came back toting 15 pounds of groceries on my back. This weekend will be an awesome Mother's day celebratio... Read more
Weekend glow!
Monday, May 05, 2014      5 comments

Just mailed off all of the little pieces for the Life Insurance company for my dad and it feels really good to have that out of the way. I finally called the VA and got the right forms to fill out so I'll send that in tomorrow. This weekend... Read more
Still working on it.
Monday, April 28, 2014      5 comments

I still have to call the VA off ice to find out what is happening with his benefits. Do it today! Got my nephews info Called life insurance folks back to figure out the tie up.... Read more
Stress, thy name is daughter Part 3
Saturday, April 26, 2014      6 comments

For my Dad PG &E our power company is certainly one of the least customer support company's around. I discontinued my father's gas and electric on 4/2. I handed in the keys to his apartment on 3/31. On 4/20 I got an email that his closed ac... Read more
Stress, thy name is daughter II
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      13 comments

For my Dad I still have to call the VA off ice to find out what is happening with his benefits. I have to send a copy of my father's death certificate to his anesthesiologist. ... Read more
Stress, thy name is daughter
Monday, April 21, 2014      17 comments

My dad died over a month ago and my tasks as executer of his will are driving me crazy! I've decided to keep track of all of the things I have to do here so I won't miss anything Here is the list: I have to call the VA off ice to find ... Read more
I'm a Teddy bear and I love this challenge
Friday, April 04, 2014      8 comments

Tomorrow the 2014 Spring 5% Challenge starts. We have 8 weeks to do as many minutes of fitness activities as we can do, Live the Good Life with a weekly healthy activity challenge and to weigh in and watch our progress towards losing 5% of... Read more

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