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My New Year's Resolution

Saturday, January 03, 2015      5 comments

So, I finally have figured one out; a very long term goal, but worth it. I am 66 years old. In talking with some of my friends of similar age, we came upon information that the ages 80-85 are the dangerous ones where you can become serious... Read more

Fitbit and the Treadmill

Tuesday, August 12, 2014      1 comments

Okay, so I do the same exercise every day. I walk on the treadmill for the same length of time, same speed, use the same incline intervals, and swing my arms for the same periods of time. Works for me. And, most always, my fitbit register... Read more

Tooth Extraction and Ice Cream

Thursday, August 07, 2014      0 comments

So, in my unfortunate journey to what will probably be a mouthful of more implants than teeth, I had a molar extracted today. It had been drilled and filled so many times its roots just closed up and died, and there wasn't enough tooth left to ... Read more

today is the first day of my streak

Sunday, December 22, 2013      2 comments

Well, Friday held together but yesterday was a bust. But, I am optimistic, and am starting again. A five day streak for me these days is pretty good. to get off the subject of me, we have ahd a really bad (no exaggeration) ice storm i... Read more

yesterday was the fourth day of my streak

Friday, December 20, 2013      2 comments

Actually a very quiet day, I was home by myself nnd was able to do what I wanted to when I wanted to, low stress and easy to follow plan? Well, yesterday, yes. But, for all you emotional eaters our there, you will realize I had a sterling ... Read more

yesterday was the third day of my streak

Thursday, December 19, 2013      2 comments

A difficult day where I managed to stay on plan. Yesterday was the kind of day where I might be likely to feel so sorry for myself, I "deserved" to overeat. Now what kind of thinking is that? It was very busy--a class, a guitar lesson... Read more

this is the second day of my streak

Tuesday, December 17, 2013      5 comments

No caps or exclamation points. I am trying something different, public accountability, to get back to regular healthy eating. Activity is great. I wear a fitbit and ensure I reach my goals and more. I have learned to enjoy movement, espe... Read more


Monday, September 02, 2013      16 comments

Well, I made it out the door under my own steam! My last official day of work was Friday, August 30. I still have a bit of vacation to work off, but the computer, the smartphone, and they keys and key cards have been handed in. I am t... Read more

This and That....

Thursday, August 29, 2013      5 comments

Hello Sparkfriends..... As some of you probably know, I have been lurking, just 1 day away from retirement, I do believe I will have the opportunity to become more active. Two things I wanted to write about ... Read more

Checking In.....

Wednesday, February 20, 2013      7 comments

Hi all, and I want to thank so much all who have asked after me. I think I am slowly returning from hiatus, but with a somewhat more balanced view about using this site.....and I do miss you. I have "lurked" for a while, and responded... Read more


Sunday, January 27, 2013      8 comments

Hello Sparkfriends, wanted to let youy know that I am taking a break from the SP community for a while. I will keep my account active, and will likely continue to log food on SP, as it is the best choicie I have found so far to link up with... Read more

Sparked and Fitbitted.....

Monday, January 07, 2013      9 comments

Sometimes one has a bit of a chance to do some good. So someone at work left their pedometer in the washroom. An email was sent out by the finder, the pedometer was recovered...etc. I saw the pedometer, it was a big, clunky, old thing... Read more


Friday, January 04, 2013      5 comments

I am writing this at lunchtime, after having just finished my final draft of the certification submission I have been writing for work. So what's the big deal? It is my 58th version. It is 40 pages long, with 148 separate attachments... Read more

Back in the Saddle Again.....

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      6 comments

Anyone remember that song? Gene Autrey? Roy Rogers? Although traffic and such will not get back to its usual congested mess until next Monday, I am back at it at work! The big news is that I sent off my retirement letter today. With... Read more

A Mellow New Year's.......

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      5 comments

So, DH and I spent a very typical new year's for us, dinner out and a movie. Dinner for me was one slice of cheese pizza and half a large greek salad, well within my allotted calories for the day. I am feeling very comfortable with my fitb... Read more

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