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Remembering Ruby (This One Really Hurts)
Why is the sun shining? Why is it a gorgeous day? It should be raining, it should be cold and gloomy outside, just as my heart is. The roads and streets should be full of cracking ice, cracking as if glass. My heart feels shattered like ice or... Read more
Thanks, VERNEJORDAN! (Another Story About SparkPeople Helping Each Other!)
Back on my virtual journey. I was surprised to learn it had been more than 30 days since I had calculated my distance. This means I walked past Eureka, CA on July 15 and did not even know it! I'm not getting in as much mileage thanks to the te... Read more
A Virtual Vacation
I've been watching "Most Extreme Airports" on the History Channel as I've been sparking. The #1 most extreme airport is Lukla in Nepal. The airport is actually named for Sir Edmund Hilary and his sherpa guide, but they call it Lukla. The prog... Read more
The Call, 10 Calories et al
I spent a couple of hours getting ready for The Call. Norma, our top lawyer (senior VP) wanted me in on the call with the requesting attorney to discuss the progress we've made in responding to his subpoena. I was very aware that this could ma... Read more
Carbo Load, Walking Wounded Little Girl and Admitting I Need Help
I did not blog yesterday. I did not have much to say and I was so tired, I could hardly keep my eyes open. I didn't want to go to sleep, but I had zero energy.
We had pizza last night from Little Caesars. I ate four pieces, yes, four! It wa... Read more
It Probably Was Emotional Eating
I was over on calories by about 200. This evening, after work, BF and I went to test drive a newer used car. I liked the car but did not love it. Then, when it got to talking numbers, turns out I could not afford this car if I want to keep my... Read more
I'm not really progressing. More or less on target with food, not enough exercise but I'm trying to keep the tendonitis at bay. I completely forgot about yoga class today! Monday is the day I get to meet with the requesting attorney and my sup... Read more
Mostly on Track Today and Bug Thoughts
I ended the day on track nutritionally except for being very low in fat. Go figure. Must be because I skipped the chance to have a Reese's Dark...!
I got over 7K steps, still moving gingerly not because the tendonitis is bad but because I... Read more
Please Pray for Michael
Yesterday's headline about a workplace shooting in Albuquerque did not generate a call, so I know Larry is ok. Thank you, Lord!
I don't spend much time on Facebook, but I went on there tonight and found, to my shock, that the son of a clos... Read more
Greek Yogurt, Blog Comments, Pray for Larry and Other Thoughts
An early blog today just because of my yummy discovery. Several of my Sparkfriends have commented how much they like Greek yogurt. I thought it would be a food on my "later" list - later being when money is not in quite such short supply.
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Spark Wheel, Sidewalk Cracks and Family Thoughts
I've been absent from blogs lately. Friday night, I stayed up too late. dozing off while watching TV and Sparking. I was so exhausted from the week. Saturday, I was doing some Sparkinging close to midnight and did not get everything in before... Read more
Mahalo Party Reverie and Other Thoughts
Obviously, I have been off track in small ways for a while. I don't want to exercise. I am tired beyond description. Some of that was running on adrenaline yesterday because of my party. Then I did not sleep much last night and today was the... Read more
Two Small Food Experiments and Bestifar Thoughts
I walked a total of 2.8 miles today, though not all at once. Tendonitis is back...
At lunch, I had shrimp and broccoli and, spur of the moment, sprinkled in a few sunflower seeds. I am not crazy about sunflower seeds, but I bought some sh... Read more
Food and Spark Streaks
Today was my first chance to solve my curiosity about Subways breakfast menu. They open too late for me to take advantage of their healthy offerings during the work week. I had the egg white and cheese muffin melt with spinach, cucumbers and a... Read more
Happy Fourth of July!
Today, I stepped on the scale and saw a 2 pound gain. Lack of exercise (tendonitis), guessing instead of measuring, possible time of the month - all contributions to the result. Underlying it all is a lack of passion... Read more