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Looking for changes...and finding them
Sunday, July 29, 2012      3 comments

I am post bilateral knee replacement (and I can not tell you how many different Physical Therapy receptionists, when hearing that the reason I wanted to come in for therapy was "bilateral knee replacement" ask, "which side?") and I can see chang... Read more
I have let go of 122 pounds
Sunday, December 11, 2011      3 comments

Jus' sayin'.... Read more
All time fave SP miscue during search
Thursday, December 08, 2011      2 comments

I was searching for "satsuma" and got this: Did you mean sadism? IMPORTANT: Search results show foods shared by other members (but not approved by SparkPeople) Learn More HA!... Read more
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (author Gregory Boyle)
Thursday, October 27, 2011      0 comments

Great book about working with individuals who are or have been gang-affiliated by Gregory Boyle. Tons of quotable moments, to wit: "There is nothing 'once and for all' in any decision to change. Each day brings a new embarking. It's always a r... Read more
Small victories
Monday, June 27, 2011      3 comments

I was at Whole Foods the other day, getting some fruit. I was with a friend who was getting lunch. I had a sandwich that I was planning to eat for lunch. And that's what I did. No extra snack. No caloric beverage. No dessert. For a "splurge... Read more
Link to an article from my gym
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      0 comments
=1088715&hq_l=4&hq_v=67eacb098a#Laura This is from my gym. I love my gym.... Read more
Small victories
Thursday, March 24, 2011      4 comments

I have sciatica. (That? Nothing to celebrate.) So on an endeavor to find the bright side, such as it is... I work up pain-free this morning. I had a great night of sleep, and some interesting dreams. The other day, I'd planned to ... Read more
Spark People Motivator
Friday, January 28, 2011      6 comments
ge_home.asp I must say, I am surprisingly honored by this. I've sort of moved away from engaging in the larger Spark community, and focused the energy I do have on the private team I co-lead. T... Read more
Can't quite remember where I found this....
Monday, September 13, 2010      4 comments

Thought I'd post it, though, because I liked the wisdom. "'Body & Soul, Hand in Hand' Diets are often a joyless time, all about saying 'no' and 'I can't...have that, do that, go there.' You might even feel like your body is your enemy. A... Read more
I have lost 100 pounds as of today!
Monday, April 26, 2010      13 comments

One hundred. What else to say! Whoo flippin hoo!!!! I am awesome.... Read more
The number on the scale does not define me, and yet...
Saturday, April 24, 2010      3 comments

....what the number does represent is the commitment to the changes I've been making this week! I am OVER THE FLIPPIN' MOON!!!!! The nutritionist said it was likely I wouldn't see any weight loss for a couple of weeks, based on her experie... Read more
I went to a nutritionist
Thursday, April 22, 2010      5 comments

I'd long resisted this. I've interpreted for many appointments with nutritionists/dietitians and those appointments were all kinds of miserable. And yet, it seems foolish to not pursue a resource that could help me. Granted, I spent a fair... Read more
What the heck? At my lowest weight so far....
Saturday, March 06, 2010      4 comments

Here's the crazy thing. I caught a cold last week, which passed quickly, but am left with a serious bout of asthma. I haven't exercised AT ALL this week. I weighed yesterday, and I couldn't believe the number. I stayed curious, but didn't get... Read more
You have to be kidding?!
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      8 comments

So, without going in to all the details, I have a colonoscopy (routine) today and despite all the preparations, I have lost NO weight. Come on, throw me a bone, wouldja! Hoping the drugs are good (says the former juvenile delinquent)....... Read more
How many calories go into the process of gaining a pound?
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments Something to think about.... Read more

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