If I had known
Yoinked from an email I got today:
"I always used my shampoo to wash the rest of my body while in the shower. It was just easier to lather up my hair and use the extra suds on my body instead of soap. Then I saw the words printed on my sham... Read more
Glad it's mostly gone
It's been nearly 2 weeks, and my big chest cold is almost gone. (I have a cold, I have a big chest, hence, I have a "big chest cold".) The coughing has backed down a lot, and I no longer hock up a lung when trying to clear my throat.
YAY!... Read more
I hab a cod
Yes, I'm sick today. It takes a lot to admit it, and even more to stay home because of it. I have a nasty chest cold. My chest is big, so it's a BIG cold. :-D
I got the cold sometime last week, and it started to show up late in the week... Read more
It only took me 26 years.....
Well, I have some good news to share today. After 26 years of trying, I finally weigh the same as what I did when I was 16. :-D Yep, I'm finally really under 190. HOORAY!!!! And yes, I was a fat kid. :-D So, that's one more milestone completed. ... Read more
Of Weekends, Hormones and Status not Quo
So it's Wednesday, and I've been meaning to share my weekend with you since Monday. I'd offer excuses, but they're all pretty lame. So I'll just trudge on. :-P
It must be perimenopause that threw me for a loop this past weekend. Friday ... Read more
Ok, who stole my Bic?
Mondays. About the only thing worse in a workweek is Monday Mornings.
I've been trying all morning to find that bounce in my step, that smile on my face, the joie de vivre that I normally have.
I think someone stole the Bic ... Read more
No, I will NOT accept bleeding toes
So I bought new sneakers last week at a sports store, instead of a department store, following the advice of my orthotics specialist. She even gave me 3 brands with specific model numbers to try on, which I brought with me to Source for Sports.... Read more
I saw stars today
And it wasn't the good kind.
Over the weekend, I sat wrong on a chair, and aggravated yet again my tailbone's bruising. It wasn't just a 5 minute "sit here for a moment" thing, it was repeated bad posture over a couple days, and up to an h... Read more
What did I just get myself into?!
So, I'm feeling really good about my healthy lifestyle changes and results lately, especially after having bought those size 18 pants a couple weeks ago. Today, I decided I wanted to share my successes with one of my bosses. Being a new agency... Read more
In 18 Days
In 18 days, I will celebrate 2 years on SparkPeople. I can't believe it's gone by so quickly!
There was only one other weight loss program that I've followed that lasted longer, and I still use many of those healthy habits today.
Duri... Read more
Why I make soup that I won't eat
This past weekend, I spent a good 4 hours in the kitchen, peeling, dicing and cooking up a stewpack of root veggies, for a "fricot au poulet" (chicken stew, Acadian style) that's taking me a couple weekends to put together.
I've been saving... Read more
I haven't been able to do THAT in over 20 years!!
No, not THAT! Remember, I'm the one who needs the eyebrow pencil to draw them back in after the weekends, because I get lots of "waggly eyebrow" action. *snicker*
No, today was an accomplishment, a goal that I didn't expect to reach until... Read more
All week, as I walk the mall hallway, I keep passing by 2 particular stores that are selling Valentine's chocolates for half or less than half price. All week, I have reminded myself that since I didn't buy any before Feb. 14th, I didn't need a... Read more
Unexpected Twist with Operation Beautiful
Today is a much better day for dealing with my Winter Blues. I have several super-duper SparkFriends who picked me up when I was down, which helped a lot to write up the notes for Operation Beautiful.
A couple days ago, I put an Operation ... Read more
That was unexpected ... and welcomed!
Today, I finally admit that I'm the middle of Winter Blues. It's snowing, My Guy will have to plow for what seems like an eternity, he's bummed out about his job, I'm bummed out because he's bummed out, and it's still snowing.
Did I mentio... Read more
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