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My motivation is a little black disk

Monday, November 10, 2014      9 comments

Back in 2011, my company got into to the good health business by letting everybody have a little black pedometer and started tracking our steps on our computers. The first year my daily step average was 4,310 steps. There were days when the only... Read more

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its Trouble it empties today of its Strength!

Tuesday, October 07, 2014      8 comments

I should have that saying tattooed on my forehead. Yesterday I had a punctoplasty. It is a 10 minute out-patient thing where the surgeon dilates the opening in your eye that leads to your tear duct and snips a little bit to allow the opening to ... Read more

Here is today's score

Thursday, October 02, 2014      3 comments

This Vocabulary score thing is really interesting. They chose the words you get so you may not get the highest score even if you get them all right. Since you get points for speed you can get hit the wrong answer just because you are rushing whi... Read more

A little NSV for me

Tuesday, September 30, 2014      8 comments

Today I really feel old. I had two 70+ birthday parties to go to this weekend and for some reason that has really gotten to me. I have a goal to see my my three grandchildren (ages 6 1/2, 3 and 16 months) thru college. I don't just want to be th... Read more

5K today sweaty but super happy

Thursday, September 18, 2014      11 comments

Today was the 17th annual fall classic fun run at my company. emoticon This is the 4th one I have participated in.... Read more

Chocolate is my Fall 5% Challenge trigger

Thursday, September 04, 2014      3 comments

I am a Chocoholic, plain & simple. Give me a nibble of chocolate emoticon and there is no stopping me until the w... Read more

Don't mean to complain

Monday, August 18, 2014      4 comments

For the first time in almost two years, my weight seems to be tipping up. Not much, but I ended the the Summer 5% challenge weighing more than I started with. I have to concentrate on the fact that my clothes still fit and I still feel great. Bu... Read more

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, Id 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


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