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Non-weight loss Vent -- Enter at your own Risk

Saturday, July 10, 2010      35 comments

I will try my best to make this sordid tale short. Those who have read my past blogs know that I do not have the best relationship with my husband's family. Well, yesterday, everything came to a head. I'd have to go back over 30 years to explai... Read more

Just for the Points

Friday, July 09, 2010      9 comments

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Twinkies, Rocket Fuel and Mediocrity

Thursday, July 08, 2010      15 comments

Yesterday, I was struck with the thought hammer and it was of sufficient enough force to jolt me out of mediocrity. In my blog yesterday, I wrote that I wanted to live more than a mediocre life and that I would think about how to accomplish that... Read more

Coffee Brews Thoughts.....and Changes

Wednesday, July 07, 2010      16 comments

I was struck with the thought hammer this morning and boy, did that hurt. It happened as I was pouring a cup of coffee. It suddenly struck me that I have been doing this ex... Read more

They Just Wouldn't Understand

Sunday, July 04, 2010      30 comments

I attended a family bbq yesterday. These were folks on my side of the family who I feel more comfortable with though in reality, they are probably no less obnoxious-prone than DH's side of the family (who by the way, put the DYS in functional). ... Read more

A Blog To Explain My Blogs

Thursday, July 01, 2010      13 comments

I'm going against one of my favorite quotes now. It's a line from Benjamin Disraeli, "Never complain and never explain." However, today I feel compelled to make an exception to this great advice. I have been so encouraged by SparkFriends c... Read more

I'm The Biggest Liar

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      24 comments

Let me splain with a little background. For the first 30 years of my life, I was a pretty fit person. Not thin, just an average-sized gal. I didn't really pay a lot of attention when I start picking up 5 pounds here and there. Each year, I cont... Read more

Get In The Game

Tuesday, June 29, 2010      13 comments

I have always been a sports enthusiast. Growing up, I played in several youth leagues including basketball, bowling, softball, tennis and track. I'm also a pretty decent pool, ping pong and horseshoes player. There are so many analogies between ... Read more

Flipping the switch for another AHA moment

Sunday, June 27, 2010      15 comments

Taking Responsibility....Making Choices.....Dealing with Consequences. These are the stuff life is made of. It's what you grapple with late at night standing in front of an open refrigerator looking for a 'snack.' You had a hard day at work, t... Read more

Let's play...FAMILY FEUD!!! This should be fun...

Sunday, June 27, 2010      5 comments

Posting this from another SparkFriend who posted it from her SparkFriend who posted it, well you get the picture. BTW, this is not my real blog for today -- that's a-coming later! Let's Play Family Feud!! I can't wait to read your response.... Read more

No More Smalling of Me

Saturday, June 26, 2010      4 comments

Just a nice poem to share that I found in searching for inspirational verses -- Enjoy emoticon No More Smalling... Read more

What's Wrong With This Picture?

Friday, June 25, 2010      23 comments

It doesn't really take a person a long time to discover that life isn't fair. I think it happens somewhere around the age of two! So for most of us, we are not necessarily any longer looking for fair. Take relationships -- I don't believe ther... Read more

Dipping my toe back in the Spark Community Pool -- and the water's fine!

Thursday, June 24, 2010      14 comments

I can hardly believe it myself -- I was off Spark for one week and it was indeed a funny feeling. Can't say it was like withdrawal, but yet there was this vague feeling in the back of my mind that I forgot to do something that day. Read more

Hi, My Name is Alice And I Used To Be Trapped in Fatland

Wednesday, June 16, 2010      12 comments

Well, my name isn't really Alice, but it seemed appropriate for the story come on, work with me okay. But I really was stuck in Fatland for many, many years. Fatland isn't so much a place, as it is a state of mind. Some of the sights and sound... Read more

I Nominate Myself for the 'Oh No She Didn't' Award Today

Monday, June 14, 2010      30 comments

It has been over a month that my scale has stayed at a very stubborn 225. I swear at times I wanted to squeeze it until all the little green digital numbers popped out of its steel gray case. Read more

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