This is one of my favorite songs of all time, and it also rather neatly sums up how I've been feeling.
Yesterday we returned from NYC, where we'd been for three days. I got in a ... Read more
Do I believe in New Year's Resolutions? Absolutely. I'm living one, and today is one year full of one.
Last year, 12/31/2007, I promised myself I would treat myself better. Not d... Read more
Today was the final weigh-in of the year and it did not disappoint. I lost 1.8 lbs. and made my 7th minigoal. My next one is another 12 lbs. off. This one took me 63 days since the la... Read more
It's the third night of Chanukah tonight. And, it's time for the month in review.
Measurements (as of yesterday)
* Bicep 13.25" up .25" My highest was 19", overall I'm down 5.7... Read more
I love this song, plus today is the first big snowfall of the year for Boston. A foot or more is expected. Guess how I'm going to get my cardio today.
I took the half day off (I ... Read more
February is colder, and January is snowier, but December takes it for Seasonal Affective Disorder. And that may seem to be nuts when you think about it, because January has its share ... Read more
I am back, from Thanksgiving, of course. And, eh, it was nothing exciting. That's not necessarily a function of how the holiday was. Rather, it is how I personally fee... Read more
Like many, many other Sparkers, I am about to embark upon Thanksgiving. Tomorrow, my husband and I depart for Manhattan, to have the meal at his parents' apartment. We'll return on Fr... Read more
It's time for the month in review. Since this one is probably as close as any one of these that I'm going to do for the middle of my journey, well, that's the reason for today's song... Read more
I thought of this song because I've got a little over 96 lbs. to go to hit my big goal. And then I heard that line, the one I put in the title, and thought that would be a good idea f... Read more
Be aware re the video that at about 1:33 Sting drops the f-bomb plus there's some odd/questionable imagery, particularly towards the end (it is, after all, Frank Zappa... Read more
There are days when, I admit, I get bored with all of this.
After all, it's an enormous amount of navel-gazing that goes on. Day in, day out, whether I want to think about it or ... Read more
Including today, there are 52 days left in the year.
Yeah, I can hardly believe it myself.
Same number of weeks there are in a year.
Same number of cards in a ... Read more
Today is the last day of a very special farewell tour.
Okay, well, maybe it's not that special. But it's a definite farewell tour. As in, I will never, ever see these things agai... Read more