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New Years Eve 2010!
I just wanted to say Thanks to all my SparkFriends, the SparkGuy, and all the SparkCoaches because I am headed in the direction I want to be in more than just weight loss. I am learning so many things and I can only thank God and SP for this jo... Read more
I love SparkPeople and how it is constantly in a state of change. All Good Changes! I really don't want it to not change. Changing it for the better, changing it to keep up with all the new things that are being discovered about good health a... Read more
The Day After Christmas!
Twas the day after Christmas and I was sitting at the window looking at all the darkened Christmas lights hanging on lamp posts and neighbors eves, and shrubs. They seem so sad, unlit and dripping with cold rain, swaying in the wind, waiting!
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Merry Christmas, Everyone!
I'm spending the day "loafing". I've gone for a walk, closed the books on 2010, except for one account and we're going to the neighbors for dinner. I won't be eating much as I have no appitite! Doctor fixed tha... Read more
I've been a Turtle too long - Doctor says
I've been a turtle for awhile, loving the easy pace, not feeling the pressure of having to climb over some obsticle in a rush, only to fall down the other side, breathing hard and feeling exhusted, but this turtle now has to kick it up a notch, ... Read more
A Thanksgiving Discovery!
Every Thanksgiving I, like most SparkPeople, are trying to figure out how to get through the food fest day of the year without gaining weight. Most of us are probably thinking, "If I can just maintain, I'll be happy, never mind about losing wei... Read more
Yikes! What Happened???
Our pool heater is dead! Every morning I go to the pool to check on the temp and pray that they fixed it yesterday and that it is at least getting warmer, but no luck. Having a pool that feels like ice water in Florida is like - have I moved t... Read more
Fresh Veggies Everywhere!
I went to a hydroponics (plants growing in water) farm not far from home and actually picked my own Swiss Chard and Spinach. I haven't been able to do that since my mom had a garden and she grew green beans, both red and white Swiss Chard, beet... Read more
I know I eat breakfast every morning, but I also know that I am never hungry until nearly noon. I have spent most of my life not eating breakfast, but since I joined SP I have learned the reason for eating breakfast is too great to ignore and fa... Read more
Update on the book signing Events
The St. Pete Event on 12/11/10 has been cancelled.
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Link to The Double K Ranch book
I'm resubmitting this blog because I've been advised that the link doesn't work. I had trouble with it myself so I'll put it at the end of this entire thing. What I discovered is, you don't want the www. on it but you do want the http:// and m... Read more
My book is published and I have book signing events all over the place!
Wow! I woke up this morning to a pile of emails from my publisher and I already have 3 books signing events scheduled and the book isn't even on the shelves yet, and I don't have any for myself!
I can do double duty here, if my SparkFrie... Read more
I was surprised when a friend asked how I was the other day. She asked as though she hadn't seen me in a few weeks. I replied with the basic, "Fine," and started to move on to other subjects.
She stopped me and asked, "How are you?" Again w... Read more
NP/W1/D2 - the dilemma
I usually max out my SparkPoints on a daily basis, that meaning that I get all the points I can get on that day. I do everything I can to get the best number of SparkPoints I can get. So this is the dilemma - if I max out everyday, when a chal... Read more
New Plan/Week 1/Day 1
Somewhere back about 3 years ago, I started walking. Actually, my husband started walking and I felt bad because he went alone at 6:00am in the dark while I sat around doing nothing so the second day I went with him. It was fun! and I didn't s... Read more