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My ah-ha! moments of the day......

Thursday, December 22, 2011      7 comments

Had two insights today, thought I would share, they may help others! Those who have gotten to know my virtual self are well aware that I am a binge eater. Yecch. I am working very hard on managing this kind of eating, I am so committed t... Read more

Hand Injury, again......

Sunday, December 18, 2011      5 comments

This is so like me.... Thursday last week I was making chili. We use canned kidney beans. So, I was cleaning out the cans preparing them to put in the recycling, when RIPPPPPP!!!!! right across the top of my right hand thumb, a two in... Read more

The Sweet Spot of Guitar String Changing

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      4 comments

If you have been following my friend feed, you will see day after day of string changing, and tuning, and tuning, and tuning...thought I would say a bit more. Non-musicians, feel free to skip this one, but, you might find it interesting. T... Read more

I kept up! I kept up! I kept up!

Wednesday, December 07, 2011      8 comments

Did I happen to mention that I kept up? emoticon So, I was in downtown Toronto today for a meeting. The offi... Read more

The Zen of Hooping

Wednesday, November 16, 2011      6 comments

Actually, I have no idea what that means, but it sounds cool. So, in travelling around these Sparkpages, I could not help but run across MOSTMOM1. It started with the guinea pigs, which I had as pets for years. They are sooooo stupid and ... Read more

Binging, cravings, and just plain hunger....?

Thursday, October 27, 2011      2 comments

So, I have been reading a lot about the above. And thinking. For 13+ months, I have been one of the 5%, maintaining a loss of just more than 100 pounds. What a lot of work1 Could I fall of the 5% wagon? You betcha! Sparkpeople, ... Read more

The Story of my Chocolate Bar.....

Thursday, October 20, 2011      5 comments

This happened on Monday. So, I was in a big hurry to get out of the house on Monday morning. I had to travel to one of our offices a bit far away, the weather was poor, and, I had changed my lunch bag. So, in my hurry and confusion, I... Read more

I won a fitness award!

Wednesday, October 05, 2011      8 comments

Would you believe it? I have won the Pedometer Challenge at my place of employment! I am 63 years old, and with the exception of the past 13 months or so have been overweight (usually obese) my whole darned life. Our typical demograph... Read more

More vision problems....sigh.....and getting older

Friday, September 30, 2011      2 comments

Getting older is a journey that can be strong and meaningful. But, it is also fraught with these darn medical things, and although thank G-d mine have been minor, they do get me down at times. So about a year ago, I started having thes... Read more

Falling off the wagon and getting back on again....gracefully!

Friday, September 23, 2011      0 comments

So, Yesterday was a difficult day. My weight was way down, too far down I realize now, and I was feeling irritable and hungry. The workday was spent dealing with difficult HR matters, and then there was a difficult volunteer meeti... Read more

I cooked for myself today....

Wednesday, September 21, 2011      2 comments

Does not sound like much, but.... So my spouse is working tonight, so it is dinner on my own. A few months ago I moved beyond packaged diet meals--too much sodium, not enough volume. For dinner I eat protein and vegetables. I had som... Read more

A Year's Worth of Maintaining.....

Monday, September 19, 2011      4 comments

So it is May 18, 2009, Victoria Day in Canada, and there I am. I weigh 212 pounds, on my 5'1", small-boned frame. I just tried to play my classical guitar for the first time in a long time, and I cannot manage to keep it on my lap.... ... Read more

I spread the Spark at work!

Monday, September 19, 2011      4 comments

Couldn't find any palce else to put this... I am on my employer's wellness committee and recently I organized a presentation to the committee about websites that folks could use to manage their weight, fitness, general quality of life. We ... Read more

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