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You can be overweight and fit

Friday, April 24, 2015      2 comments

Sharing AlexsGirl1's encouraging blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=5916190 ... Read more

Journal 4.19.15

Monday, April 20, 2015      3 comments

What a beautiful day! Near 70. Forecast to be warmer tomorrow and Tuesday. Our pleasant winter has turned into the same kind of spring. A few weeks ago, I pushed some pea seeds left over from last year into one of the 3 x 6 garden boxes. Shortly... Read more

Journal day 4.10.15

Friday, April 10, 2015      3 comments

Another busy week. Took the car for service last Friday. A replacement switch for the passenger side window was ordered, and we returned on Monday. That was a crazy day. When we left the house around 7:30 a.m., light snow was falling. By the tim... Read more

Journal 3.31.15

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      2 comments

Oh what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day... It's been wonderful weather though windy this day. Reminds me of Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day. Ran errands after routine dental appt. yesterday. Was dragging this morning... Read more

Journal day 3.27.15

Friday, March 27, 2015      1 comments

I had planned to journal more often but haven't had time. Crazy busy last couple weeks with doctor's appointments for moi and mom plus helping her and Dad file income tax for the first time in years and apply for a property tax reduction. Thou... Read more

Journal day 3.4.15

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      2 comments

I'm writing this for me and don't expect anyone to read it. Thought it might be therapeutic to keep a journal for a while. Today I MADE myself go for a walk and ride the exercise bike for a couple miles and track food. Last week I or... Read more

Need to get motivated

Tuesday, March 03, 2015      5 comments

With the passing of our old sweetie, I've been sad, haven't tracked, haven't exercised. This is silly. It harms me and helps nothing. Gotta remember my comeback motto is No Excuses. Light the spark, girl, and stop moping. Do it. But I sure coul... Read more

The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.

Thursday, February 19, 2015      4 comments

This quotation has been attributed to psychotherapist Rollo May and to columnist/activist Jim Hightower. (HIghtower added, "even a dead fish can go with the flow"). Regardless of who said it first, it's food for thought.... Read more

Had to have our old puppy girl put to sleep

Friday, February 13, 2015      9 comments

We knew it was coming. She was 16 last October. She was doing well until last summer, then too arthritic to go for walks but still able to get around. Then she had a spell... Read more

A snack food find

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      4 comments

I never know how long I'll be gone when it's time for a trip to town (30 miles to grocery store). Taking healthy snacks along works well for avoiding temptations if a quick trip turns into a day of errands. I recently found a breakfast bar I lik... Read more

Musings 1

Monday, January 26, 2015      2 comments

Im a nature girl. I find inspiration in diamonds scattered across a night sky, in the quiet lapping of lake water on rocks down the hill from our home, in the flight of ra... Read more

Healthy portable high protein snacks

Wednesday, January 07, 2015      4 comments

When looking for high protein, low sodium snack ideas, I found this link. greatist.com/health/high
-protein-snacks-portable When I'm out and about running errands I like to take healthy choices along to keep me fro... Read more

Article: Want to Lose Weight? Eat Before 8

Sunday, December 14, 2014      1 comments

Article link shared by a fellow sparker: www.bicycling.com/traini
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ght-loss/want-lose-weight-eat-8 ... Read more

And now for a little humor

Sunday, December 14, 2014      4 comments

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Taking a different approach

Sunday, December 14, 2014      1 comments

Thinking about how bummed I felt last night, I wonder if I'm not my own worst drill sergeant and need to be less regimented attempting improved health and at least some weight loss. Working within physical limitations caused by a heart condition... Read more


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