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JXNCHICORY
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Being on a "plateau" for a while ...
Monday, September 29, 2014      3 comments

as in, roughly at least a year now, I am going to try hard to get off and start down the scale again! I went to a Silver Sneakers class last Tuesday, and nearly fainted. Had not realized it had been so long since I was there. Will try again tomo... Read more
Lap warmer
Sunday, January 26, 2014      5 comments

I have what my eldest daughter refers to as a "cat growth" keeping my lap warm. Of course, while you have a cat growth, it is impossible to get up! ;D ... Read more
Can't remember how to change my profile picture
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      1 comments

Tomorrow, January 16, will be my 6th Year anniversary on SparkPeople. I want to change my profile picture to reflect this milestone, but can't remember how to get that icon into my photos so I can make the switch. Comments/HELP? I have pro... Read more
Memorial Service
Tuesday, December 17, 2013      2 comments

A young friend and her 14 yr old son were murdered on December 5th by her abusive estranged husband, who also killed himself, leaving their three young children orphans. I attended the memorial service this afternoon. It was very well done, sens... Read more
Looking Forward to Solstice
Monday, December 16, 2013      3 comments

Winter Solstice, when the days start getting longer again, is this Saturday. I think it's a great reason to celebrate! ... Read more
Importance of Sleep
Monday, December 16, 2013      3 comments

I just wanted to share this link to an article from The National Institutes of Health about the frequent link between hypertension and sleep apnea. If you're snoring or not breathing regularly when you sleep, it can cause high blood pressure. ... Read more
Grateful
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      1 comments

May you all have a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.... Read more
Great party last night
Friday, October 18, 2013      1 comments

Had fun at a great party at a neighbor's home just a block from mine last night. Wondered who else would be there, and several other friends also showed up. Good time. ... Read more
Tired and depressed tonight
Saturday, July 20, 2013      3 comments

I don't know how to get the people in my [real ] neighborhood working together again as a team. There used to be more cooperation, and some great progress was made. But recently there have been some changes in leadership, and things seem to be u... Read more
Spoke at the Governor's Energy Forum
Thursday, February 14, 2013      2 comments

Today our Michigan governor's office held the first of several public forums that they have scheduled about energy. I attended, and had to drive to the state capitol to participate. There were lots of facts and figures bandied about, which was w... Read more
Journaling Little Steps, 01/02/13
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      0 comments

Planning things to do to get better organized for success at several goals. 1. Will relocate bins to set up a recycling sorting system 2. Will re-activate laundry sorting system used previously 3. Will organize morning exercises to incorpo... Read more
Meaning of the Season
Monday, December 24, 2012      0 comments

Just remembering that the short days of winter here in the northern hemisphere can be especially trying for many. LOVE is the real reason for the season, whatever one's religious beliefs may be. ... Read more
Empathy
Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

I did not hear about the Connecticut shootings until almost 4:00 this afternoon. So sad for all the victims of such a horrible crime, including that young man who did it, because he obviously needed some kind of help that he did not receive. Tha... Read more
How to log a workout class?
Friday, August 31, 2012      1 comments

Some advice is needed here re. how to log the 30-minute workout class I participated in on Tuesday. Am I supposed to log each of the rapid-fire exercises we did? ... Read more
Yesterday's Workout Result
Thursday, August 23, 2012      2 comments

It felt really good to go to the Y and accomplish a workout yesterday afternoon. I pedaled for 25 minutes on the stationary spinner cycle, and worked up a sweat. Then I showered off and went swimming for about 35 minutes. It feels like it was en... Read more

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