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Update on Sugar

Sunday, January 25, 2015      8 comments

It has now been about two weeks since I posted a blog about how I was going to give up sugar. I am beyond happy to say that it is working!!! It has been three weeks since I have had any of the biggie type of sugary snacks I mentioned in the b... Read more

My Latest Attempt at Kicking the Sugar Habit

Friday, January 09, 2015      9 comments

I have many friends on Sparkpeople. Some have been with me for about six years. Some are very new. To paraphrase the Beatles, in my life, I've loved you all, and I appreciate that you are with me now. Those who have been around for awhil... Read more

January 1, 2015 - A New Start

Friday, January 02, 2015      9 comments

Happy New Year, everyone!! I noted in my status (which is going to disappear at some point) how much I appreciate my Spark friends. I really do!!! I thank you for all your support for the past (I can't believe this) seven years. The cast... Read more

My poochie is gone

Thursday, November 27, 2014      10 comments

We had to put George down today. It is really miserable that this happened the day before Thanksgiving, which is probably my most favorite holiday. His health has been deteriorating for about 2 1/2 years (slowly, of course). He has had diffic... Read more

My Goals for BLC26 (and my other challenges)

Monday, September 22, 2014      11 comments

I know I have been uncharacteristically quiet for awhile. I feel that I owe an apology to my Spark friends, particularly anyone who has reached out to me, but I have not responded. A lot of stuff has been going on, and I can't share all of it ... Read more

Fitbit Comes Through Again

Wednesday, February 05, 2014      16 comments

My Fitbit One died Monday night. I put it in the charger, and since then it will not display. While in the charger it displays "Fitbit 6.60" (I think this is the firmware version) and shows that the battery is fully charged. When I remove it,... Read more

Happy New Year, Everyone

Wednesday, January 01, 2014      10 comments

First of all, I truly wish everyone a Happy New Year. Thank you to all my Spark friends for your love and support during 2013 (and earlier). I feel like I am not always the most attentive friend, but I sincerely appreciate all the goodies ... Read more

What are the odds?

Monday, December 16, 2013      6 comments

emoticon WARNING!!! This blog has nothing to do with diet, weight loss or fitness. In fact, it has nothing to do w... Read more

Please vote for Sparkpeople

Saturday, September 21, 2013      13 comments

A friend shared this link with me, and I think it is such a great cause that I am doing the same. Right now Intuit is running a contest for small businesses. The prize is a commercial during the Super Bowl. I know that Sparkpeople has ch... Read more

I feel like I've been punched in the stomach

Thursday, September 12, 2013      17 comments

No, nothing bad has happened to me. But has anyone seen the news about the fire in Seaside Heights, NJ? Less than a year after Hurricane Sandy? After listening to commercials all summer about how we (New Jerseyans) are "stronger than the stor... Read more

An Afternoon at the Mall

Tuesday, July 23, 2013      10 comments

I am not big into shopping in the mall. In recent years, I have come to dislike it. I've never been a compulsive buyer/spender, and at this point I can't afford to be. When my kids were little we would sometimes go out and walk around a mall ... Read more

BLC 22 Mid-Term - Regroup

Monday, July 22, 2013      8 comments

Here are the goals I set at the beginning of the challenge: 1. Interact with my team on a pretty much daily basis. 2. Keep the streak 3. Before the challenge is over, I will prepare at least two new healthy recipes. 4. Some sort of ... Read more

BLC22 Goals - Part 2

Monday, June 10, 2013      4 comments

To get points for the team, I am adding to what has already been said: 1. I want to interact with my team on a pretty much daily basis. I am on a new team for the first time since starting BLC, and this is kind of a new experience for me.... Read more

BLC22 begins today

Wednesday, June 05, 2013      8 comments

The start of BLC is a lot like New Year's Day. New beginnings, etc. This round will be very different for me because I am on a new team after five rounds on the same team. I am very much looking forward to this new experience. My last rou... Read more

Graduation Day, Part Deux

Wednesday, May 22, 2013      7 comments

Last Friday (May 10) I was in Natchitoches, Louisiana (pronounced nack-a-dish) for my son's graduation from college. Tomorrow I will be in Philadelphia, PA for my daughter's graduation from law school. Not only do I get to attend a graduation,... Read more

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