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SparkPeople Helped Change My Life
Saturday, July 30, 2011      7 comments

SparkPeople Helped Change My Life! As a Spark member, I spent hours 'lurking' online; reading other people's motivational blogs and success stories, cooking sagas and grocery-shopping stories. The negative stories helped me 'wake up' to p... Read more
Veggifying My Diet and Upping My Activity
Sunday, May 01, 2011      1 comments

I'm back to Veggifying My Diet. Less meat and cheese, and more veggies. It's easy to do because I love vegetables, but I often have trouble remembering my commitment when I'm standing hungry in front of an open, well-lit fridge. Doc says tha... Read more
Not A Big Ass Again?!?!
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      3 comments

That's right...if you spell COMPLACENT wrong, like COMPLASSENT, there will be a big ASS right in the middle of it. That's what I'm learning now - that complacency can lead to a great big ass! It's true that since losing 60'ish pounds, I've l... Read more
Happy Galumphing
Saturday, January 22, 2011      8 comments

For my Spark friends in warmer climates, here's a description of the pre-game schedule before going on a winter walk with Charlie the Wonder Dog: I start with a cheery, convincing "Charlie, let's go for a walk!" He comes galumphing from wh... Read more
Update After Two Months Away From Spark
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      6 comments

Since I last Sparked.. I have travelled to Washington and England, and I've gained approx. 6 pounds. The trips were great: the weight gain pisses me off because I did it to myself. ... Read more
The Radio In My Head Plays All Food, All The Time
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      3 comments

I am totally obsessed with my food choices. It's not all I think about but it's right up there on my mental hit parade. I must have 0% greek yogourt in the fridge, edamame in the freezer and oatmeal in the kitchen cupboard at all times. ... Read more
I'm Sending Up Flares. Don't Restrict The Call To Firemen. Send Any Men.
Sunday, October 17, 2010      8 comments

I've changed from a contentedly-single widow to a ready-to-date-someone woman. Perhaps it has something to do with the passage of time & the looming 'empty nest' but I'm not interested in the 'why' of it all. Whatever the reason, my attitud... Read more
NonStop Adventure in NYC
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      5 comments

I just came back from a 3 night/4 day vacation in NYC. It is so lively and exciting there: it's a nonstop adventure! At home, I use my car to get everywhere, and I take Charlie the Wonderdog on a 1 hour walk everyday... ... Read more
The Water Is The Same Colour As My Nail Polish
Monday, August 30, 2010      6 comments

Wonderful holiday with no desserts or alcohol consumed over the entire 7 days. ... Read more
A TeeterTotter For One
Monday, July 26, 2010      5 comments

It would have been my 27th anniversary on Sat. Other people don't know if they should mention it or not but I celebrate it. Why be sad? How is that helpful to me or anyone else? So, as my personal celebration of the day, I took some visit... Read more
Holiday @ Home: A Wonderful Day
Sunday, July 11, 2010      3 comments

Here is the play-by-play of today's great day: *a 45 minute walk with Charlie the wonder dog, followed by *a leisurely drive to the accompaniment of music from the Broadway channel on my free (for 5 more months) Sirius satellite radio, follo... Read more
Fore!
Saturday, July 10, 2010      4 comments

One golf lesson later, here I am ready for the practice range. Size medium t shirt, size 12 shorts, size medium glove and DD's clubs + good attitude despite dreadful perfor... Read more
16 Q&A, Just For The Heck Of It
Sunday, July 04, 2010      1 comments

1. Name something you use in the shower? Body wash 2. Something people hate to find on their windshield? Parking ticket 3. Name something a man might buy before a date? What's a date? 4. What is something you cook in the... Read more
No More Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda: Now's The Time For Gotta & Gonna!
Friday, July 02, 2010      11 comments

No more Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda. Those are not my words anymore. My words are Gotta and Gonna (If I was to be gramatically correct, my words would be Must and Will - but for the purposes of this blog, they don't flow as well.) Gotta, as in ... Read more
I Said It Then And I'll Say It Again Now
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      5 comments

I'm feeling reflective so I took a look at what I'd written on my Sparkpage over a year ago. Was there anything that should be updated? I looked and decided...NO. The content still has meaning for me. In fact, if I was starting with Spark no... Read more

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