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Finally the mountain roads are opening (the dirt ones!)
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      4 comments

It takes time to re-build a road, even the dirt ones. The high mountain roads were heavily eroded by the flood, the bottom-of-the-canyon paved roads were generally completely washed away. In other words, access has been limited to non-existent.... Read more
You have 3 months left!
Thursday, September 26, 2013      7 comments

So, here's my suggestion. If you haven't done it already, write down a weight loss, fitness, and/or health goal for the rest of this year, including what you plan to do to MAKE it happen. Then, go through your list carefully, looking for negativ... Read more
The Road to Normal
Tuesday, September 24, 2013      4 comments

They opened up the road into town yesterday! Just one lane, but finally! No more major detours adding 30 minutes to your trip! OMG, it was heart-stopping to see the major devastation due to flooding near the bridge! Not just water -- there w... Read more
and, actually, I was right!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      5 comments

We received a community-wide e-mail yesterday telling us all that CLEARLY we had ignored the previous announcement asking us to be EXTREMELY conservative with the little bit of water we did get 2 days ago-- because it was now all gone. Hardy-har... Read more
9-16-2013 Personal History Catastrophic Flooding Update
Monday, September 16, 2013      5 comments

Some news reports call this a FIVE-Hundred Year flood. Water on tap is completely gone. Our Home Owners' Association president e-mailed us this morning asking all to reduce flushing (pouring rainwater into the toilet bowl). I lived 20 yea... Read more
Personal History of the 100-year Flood, Boulder CO, 2013
Sunday, September 15, 2013      6 comments

Although the term has gone out of favor officially, I'll use it: it is a 100-year flood, folks! That means every year, there is a 1 in a 100 chance that it will be this bad. Boulder has NEVER had this much rain so fast since it started keeping r... Read more
LC calorie cycling week 16: final report
Sunday, September 08, 2013      3 comments

So here is my final report on the results of cycling while doing Atkins. The half week is due to starting on a Friday, but I prefer reporting on Mondays. Having 2 reports reveal daily fluctuations. Here's the list: Friday reporting ------ OR... Read more
by Nancy Howard, SP blogger, 10-31-09 : Optimist, Pessimist, Realist
Friday, September 06, 2013      2 comments

"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails." William Arthur Ward I love this inspirational quote! I came across it last week after experiencing some major obstacles here at home... Read more
LC calorie cycling week 16
Monday, September 02, 2013      3 comments

It has been a difficult week. It has been a difficult 2 months for me emotionally, and that has led to physical reactions. And of course, I've been coping with physical therapy and recovery from ACL surgery. My cycling experiment has been put... Read more
I think, therefore I am.. going to start temporary weight maintenance
Thursday, August 29, 2013      1 comments

I made it through the day with good intentions. Evening and hunger tripped me up. Still, I managed not to pig out. Food has been a lot on my mind lately. And it doesn't help that there are chocolate-covered almonds sitting on the kitchen coun... Read more
LC calorie cycling week 15
Monday, August 26, 2013      2 comments

This is my second-to-last post on the subject of my experimentation with cycling. If I was reporting on Friday, I'd say I lost 3.6 pounds from the week before. But I am reporting on Monday, and I have to say that I've gained 0.2 pounds sin... Read more
Once a (sugar) Addict, ALWAYS an addict. Now what?
Wednesday, August 21, 2013      3 comments

I suppose.... emoticon ....that I may have celebrated losing 45 (now WHY should that be any different than losing 44???) pounds by EATING too laxly on Monday. I am saddened that I would so easily and quickly slip into choosing sugar to eat.... Read more
LC calorie cycling week 14
Monday, August 19, 2013      1 comments

I lost 3 whole pounds this last week! Woo Hoo! I've still been planning my eating a day in advance. I've recently been having a little difficulty sticking to my food PLAN for the day -- but I've had NO problem sticking to my diet! I will... Read more
LC calorie cycling week 13: psycho problems?
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      6 comments

Thank you EWEFLUFFY and WOUBBIE for your insightful comments. They helped direct my thoughts to more useful directions. I think my number of problems with staying on my diet last week is because I am not meeting my psychological needs. S... Read more
LC calorie cycling week 13
Monday, August 12, 2013      5 comments

week 12.5: lost 1.2 ------------------ week 12: lost 1.8 lb TOTAL LOSS: 15.6 lbs I really thought I should've lost more this week. But I am having problems with lots of little wobbles. Temptations. Boredom. Lack of focus. I'm not hu... Read more

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