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Hey! Where's the Ceiling?!

Saturday, February 11, 2012

I typically interact with the Sparkpeople web-site on my smart phone. Then last July the unthinkable happened. My husband and I took our dogs to get their nails clipped, I dropped by phone somewhere and had to get a new one which finally happened for Christmas.

In the interim, I had to go back to using my old blackberry curve which was like trying to communicate on the internet with cave paintings. Did I go back to sparking on my computer? Of course not. Spoiled child that I am. I just stopped tracking because using a pencil and paper to track it all and then sit down for a half hour would have just been too logical a solution to my dilemma. And hey, if I wasn't tracking who was going to see those bad choices. And with my food choices so out of whack, how could I ever out-exercise them, why try?

Happily, I got another phone and am back to tracking and undoing some of the damage.

I got on the site this morning to respond to a blog posted by someone who has been a real friend to me through this journey and has quietly gone about the business of changing her lifestyle. I find that there are some things you just can't do on a smartphone, like blog or comment more than 5 words. I'm glad I did log on. I forgot how many other resources are on this site. There are so many facets to this site that I never explored before and maybe just took for granted.

I feel like an "indoor" cat that has escaped into the yard for the first time. "What the. . .! Where's the ceiling? This place has no walls. Let me just crouch here for a bit and take this all in . . . and then I'm going to run and play and explore this new place."
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    Choice is such a key word today. Thank you for commenting on my blog. It was a great reminder that I have the choice of how I look at my life (and weight).

    Spark offers lots of "choices" and I'm glad you're checking them all out again! mEeeoooowww. emoticon
    1719 days ago
    Welcome back, wild kitty. LOL.
    1719 days ago
    What a great blog! Never having the perspective of using the Internet on the phone, I find this very interesting. I hope you'll stop back by on the computer more often. emoticon
    1719 days ago
    Diggin & claw whatever you desire. We have thick skins here well most of us anyway! lol Glad you're back & you sound so happy on your blog!

    God bless & let's make it happen!

    1719 days ago
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    Running and playing with Spark People is great. emoticon
    1720 days ago
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