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Busy Week
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      10 comments

Very busy week – meetings or events every night. First bike ride of the year on Saturday morning – 12 miles. Hoping to start riding to work next week. Golf outing yesterday in Kearney – great fun. Started a little chilly, but ended up ... Read more
June 13, 1970
Sunday, June 13, 2010      8 comments

Today is my sis and her DH's 40th wedding anniversary. Did I call to wish her happy anniversary? No. I called to complain about RailEurope and the fact that I couldn't get a reservation on the train from Edinburgh to Leuchars an... Read more
Too good not to pass on
Sunday, June 13, 2010      12 comments

Sent by a 3D Friend: Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster. Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh mu... Read more
'Greek' Soy Yogurt
Friday, June 11, 2010      8 comments

I’ve decided to finally use my 10 year old Donvier Yogurt Maker, so bought 0% FAGE (fabulously smooth Greek yogurt) and HyVee Organic Unsweetened Soy Milk Looks like I’ll need: 2 quarts of the milk 1/2 cup of skim milk powder 1/4 c... Read more
Thursday, June 10, 2010      8 comments

"One-Moment Meditation® Day 23 - Multitasking: Let's Get a Grip" gives 6 steps to focus (on anything actually...) www.oprah.com/spirit/One
Multitasking-Lets-Get-a-Grip 1. Stop 2. Clea... Read more
Self Acceptance & Spark
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      9 comments

“Self-acceptance comes from meeting life's challenges vigorously. Don't numb yourself to your trials and difficulties, nor build mental walls to exclude pain from your life. You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confr... Read more
Home Shape
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      6 comments

I played golf with the Goddesses (yes – we call ourselves the Golf Goddesses) last night and everyone wanted to hear about my weight loss journey. (Too bad you can’t see strength gain…) Their comments and reactions were varied – everything... Read more
Accepting Feelings
Monday, June 07, 2010      11 comments

It’s one of those rainy spring/summer days; days that make me a little drowsy, a little sad and a lot introspective. As part of my journey, I’m learning how to meditate in a moment (emphasis on learning). Today (day 20 in my journey), the focus ... Read more
Everybody Else - Expectations
Sunday, June 06, 2010      9 comments

I logged into Spark this evening to find comments to my blog about meeting WALKINGANNIE. BAGGYPANTS5 suggested meeting an e-friend might not meet expectations. I want to thank her (and tell her I love her username) for making me contempl... Read more
Too Excited!!!
Saturday, June 05, 2010      9 comments

We completed all our errands/ 'to dos' today and although late, I feel great! We still have not finalized trains (stressor) and thus overlapping hotel accommodations for our upcoming trip to Britain, but with any luck I am going to share t... Read more
Voting with My Fork: Day 6 - Protein Supplements
Friday, June 04, 2010      9 comments

Great DailySpark article this morning about protein supplements and since I just started adding Dream Protein to my regimen, sent the Consumer Report article to my doc. www.dailyspark.com/blog.
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Voting With My Fork: Day 5 (Recipe)
Thursday, June 03, 2010      4 comments

Happy to report that I was within range on potassium yesterday; no spuds, but tasty whole wheat pasta… emoticon... Read more
Voting With My Fork: Day 4
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      6 comments

Although my father joked that everyone dies of a heart attack (our heart stops beating…), heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the US; and the latest statistics show 32% of non-institutionalized adults ages 20 and over have hypert... Read more
Voting with My Fork - Day 3
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      4 comments

Sorry for the downtime over the holiday - it was wonderfully refreshing and full of fresh fruits and veggies. ... Read more
Memorial Day
Sunday, May 30, 2010      4 comments

Tomorrow is Memorial Day in the US, a day to remember our dead. We pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom as well as those we have lost in our immediate and extended families. In the Midwest, we visit cemeterie... Read more

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