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BLC#20 - Finish STRONG challenge for final week
Sunday, December 02, 2012      5 comments

The BLC (Biggest Loser Challenge) #20 (Round 20) is coming to an end very soon. Our final, week 12, weigh-in will be on Wednesday. This blog is part of our weekend challenge. O: Overcome the obstacles of the BLC/Holiday Break. Journal or ... Read more
Grocery shopping and landlord's dog
Saturday, November 24, 2012      25 comments

I've been meaning to do this some week, so here it is. This is my "haul" of weekly grocery shopping. Yes, that's all to feed one person - but aside from the produce, ... Read more
Straight to the point
Thursday, November 22, 2012      24 comments

What? ME?! Actually, I'm not talking about my blog getting straight to the point. Instead, I was thinking about the vision that many of us have related to losing weight. ... Read more
An old Thanksgiving memory and saying I Love Food
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      23 comments

On another forum today someone was talking about looking forward to the L-Tryptophan nap. I realized that in 43 years, I have never once sat down to a Thanksgiving dinner at which the goal was gorging myself. Of course, the first 18 years ... Read more
Fourteen months along - super sweaty day
Sunday, November 18, 2012      36 comments

And not from heat. We'll see how well that picture comes out. That is the back of my shirt I wore at the gym this morning, after I'd finished my workout. The top little... Read more
Changing our viewpoint
Monday, November 12, 2012      18 comments

From the SP motivational calendar for Sat/Sun: ** Keep things in perspective. Most setbacks are easier to handle when you avoid making mountains out of molehills. Don't let a missed workout or extra cookie throw you off track. Pick yours... Read more
Mini-update on NaNoWriMo
Sunday, November 11, 2012      15 comments

(( For those who haven't seen or don't know, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month - a challenge to writers to put aside their excuses and just write, trying to get at least 50,000 words down in November. Check ... Read more
Inspiration from the unexpected places
Thursday, November 08, 2012      20 comments

You've probably noticed this about me - I get my ideas and inspiration from all over. While I do limit my exposure to things like news and celebrity nonsense, I don't limit my exposure to things I agree with. I'm quite willing to read a book p... Read more
Election Day 2012
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      23 comments

I'm a U.S. Citizen. I voted. I'd missed a couple of elections and was actually listed as "Inactive Voter". ... Read more
Do it for ...
Friday, November 02, 2012      25 comments

As I've mentioned several times, I'm participating in NaNoWriMo -- National Novel Writing Month ( ). The goal is to write 50,000 words in a novel or novels in November. This morning a Pep Talk was broadcast fr... Read more
BLC#20 - S.N.A.C.K. Weekend Challenge
Thursday, November 01, 2012      8 comments

S - Strategize. emoticon Make a meal and exercise plan for the upcoming week. ( One time points for 200 point... Read more
"This is gonna take FOREVER!"
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      21 comments

The first thing I think of with those words is trying to tell a young child that it is several months until their birthday or Christmas or what-have-you. Heck, with Christmas looming, some kids feel like that when it's only days away. We a... Read more
October Summary (a day early) and November plans
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      17 comments

I'm doing this a day early for a few reasons. One is that the goals for October won't change at this point whether I did them or not. Another is that I'll be participating in the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) and want to clear my mi... Read more
Some thoughts on guilt
Sunday, October 28, 2012      21 comments

A while back I had been searching up some information on guilt. What exactly was it? Was there any positive benefit to it. I'm pretty sure it was someone's blog or status or comment that sent me off down that particular rabbit's hole. Guilt,... Read more
BLC#20 - Rainbow of Freggies List for reference
Friday, October 26, 2012      28 comments

I'm not calling this definitive or anything, but I needed a list and this Sparker had one posted over a year ago:
al.asp?blog_id=4194385 . Copying it here with my edits. ... Read more

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