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Straight Into the Arms of Food

Monday, October 15, 2012      8 comments

I felt like crap all weekend. Saturday, I stayed pretty much on track with food, but I was also a total couch potato. Yesterday, did what I had to do and was on track unt... Read more

Still Sore But Holding My Own

Wednesday, October 10, 2012      4 comments

I am so glad I participated in the Toastmaster show last night. It was a lot of fun! As sore as I was, I still got in some steps before the taping. Still, I was glad that we got through it quickly and I got home earlier than I expected. T... Read more

With Apologies to Southwest Airlines...

Monday, October 08, 2012      7 comments

My feed lied to everyone today because I was stunned last week. When I went to the doctor last week, the visit included the obligatory step-on-the-scale. I emptied my pockets - keys, cellphone, pedometer, coins...But I was fully clothed, inclu... Read more

A Hidden Blessing?

Sunday, October 07, 2012      10 comments

This week, I joined the Overeaters Anonymous team on SP. (Does that make me not anonymous?) I have never properly dealt with my emotional issues surrounding food. This is modeled after the 12 step program of Alcoholics Anonymous, so the first ... Read more

Mixed Bag on Fasting Blood Test Results

Saturday, October 06, 2012      5 comments

To my surprise, I had good numbers on all of the test results except for one. Some of the numbers were better than good. Whew! The one that is higher than it should be is LDL. So I have some work to do!... Read more

Muddled Thoughts

Thursday, October 04, 2012      5 comments

This morning, I went to Kaiser for what turned out to be 5 appointments. I have never before been able to schedule everything on the same day, let alone all on the morning. First was the fasting blood test. I have terrible veins that collapse... Read more

I Talked to Mom Angell Today!

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      3 comments

What a day! The Oakland Athletics clinched the division, so my hopes for an OAK-SF World Series are still intact. A friend loaned me some money and insisted on buying lunch out. I went with her thinking I knew what I was going to have, b... Read more

A Better Day

Monday, October 01, 2012      5 comments

Thank you, Spark Family, for your support! You made the difference today! At certain times of the day, it was almost as if you were with me, talking with me, helping me think before I made a food choice. My attitude is what is better today. ... Read more

I am a Wreck! First Step of Twelve

Sunday, September 30, 2012      4 comments

The rent bill arrived Friday night. When I did my forecast of funds for the next two weeks, I was stunned to see that, after all of the bills are paid, I will be in the hole about $16. No groceries for two weeks, no nothing else. My finances ... Read more

I got to see Shuttle Endeavor fly over Moffett Field!

Friday, September 21, 2012      14 comments

Last night, on TV, I saw Shuttle Endeavor fly low over Phoenix so former Rep. Gabby Giffords and her astronaut husband could see her overhead. It was an inspiring clip! She also flew over White Sands, NM (one of my favorite places) which was an... Read more

Mom Angell Moves to Hospice Care Tomorrow

Sunday, September 16, 2012      10 comments

One of the twins posted a note on her facebook page that Mom Angell is returning to the convalescent home, to the high care wing where she will be getting hospice care. The twin is flying there next week. I've never been in this situatio... Read more

Mom Angell & Other Developments

Friday, September 14, 2012      9 comments

I have not heard any more news about Mom, but I did learn that the girls do not expect that I will be able to fly out there to see her before, as one said, Mom transitions, but they will have the service in the town where she lives in MO. Then ... Read more

Please Pray for Mom Angell and All the Family

Thursday, September 13, 2012      13 comments

I just learned that Mom Angell has been in a convalescent home for two months, was moved to the hospital (another stroke is suspected, and I did not know this was not the first) and may be moved to hospice care tomorrow. The girls think this ma... Read more

The Price of Tonnage

Monday, September 10, 2012      7 comments

I've gained a few pounds recently. I don't need a scale to tell me that. My joints feel it, the change in my center of gravity reminds me of it and the increased lack of balance underscores it. My clothes don't hide it, my short sleeves d... Read more

A Blog I Have Been Avoiding

Sunday, September 09, 2012      10 comments

I have not wanted to share what's going on, or what's not going on, in my SP journey. But, one of the tenets of my SP family is that we do reach out. As I said in my status this morning, I have read many wonderful and inspirational blogs today... Read more


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