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Double Whammy - But I'm Hanging in There!
I recently posted the following picture on Facebook asking family and friends, particularly in the DC-MD area for a recommendation for a doctor to see for my droopy eyelid. I had been to an optometrist and my family physician who had ordered a ... Read more
One of my ah ha moments!
You will rarely ever, and I really mean never, catch me without having a big top on. I thought it was hiding everything that I knew was there but didn... Read more
Recently reconnected and trying to find my SparkFriends
I first joined SparkPeople in 2009. Was on a roll, then dropped off. Came back, was on a roll, then dropped off again. So I think this is now my 3rd attempt at trying to get it right. Today I decided to go through my 80 SparkFriends to see i... Read more
List of Favorites - Major Overhauling along with my Exercise Routine
A little over a year ago I wrote that I had cleaned up my List of Favorites and removed all things unhealthy. Either I didn't do a good job, or I went back to old habits a... Read more
Immersed Myself in Landscaping
From early spring and for as long as the weather holds up, I have immersed myself in landscaping, then sitting back and enjoying the beauty outside.
I reasoned with mys... Read more
Are Those Cooked Vegetables I See You Eating?
Today I had one of my aha moments. Whenever someone asked if I liked vegetables, I would say only raw. Very few would I eat cooked. I do like collard greens, green beans, spaghetti squash, "candied" yams, potatoes and spinach but only if it i... Read more
The View From Behind ... It Ain't Pretty!!
WARNING: I'm back to my lengthy blogs
I've thought about writing this blog for a very very long time... Read more
Food - Just because it's on my List of Favorites ... Doesn't Make it Right
When I first started using SparkPeople, I was eager to capture everything I was eating to make sure I could analyze my calorie intake. When finding a food, I would always add it to my list of favorites. So, whenever I did eat something, I didn... Read more
Struggling to find Calories on the 17-Day Diet
I'm trying the 17-Day diet, but it's not really too different from the way I've already been eating. What has changed is that I'm going on my 3rd week with no bread AND no pasta or rice.
I've cut all my veggies so all I have to do is grab ... Read more
Redefining What and How Much I Eat!
Last weekend when I found myself struggling to finish my bowl of oatmeal, I finally said to myself, why are you eating so much if you have to force it down? I had made a d... Read more
Taking Exercise Anyway that I Can Get It!!
Fortunately, I was off yesterday when the snow hit, so I didn't get caught up in the horrendus traffic nightmare that so many people experienced. I opened the door at around 11:30 PM just to take a peek at what things were really looking like. ... Read more
More Reason to Focus on the Rolls
I'm excited about being an usher at the Arena Stage this year. However, I've been having those moments that are causing me to rethink my decision. Those moments of rethinkin... Read more
2nd Day of Curves
I think I'm going to like this. Curves closed today at 7:00, so I left work at 4:00 got there about 5:40 and was finished with my workout and stretching by 6:30. They even had a sign up sheet for Zumba - ooh wee if I could start that again it ... Read more
Busier, Than Busier, Than Busy
I've been trying to fill my life with so much activity that I don't have time to fall off the wagon, or do anything to jeopardize my new life style changes. First I decided I wanted to start making loc jewelry for my new hairstyle that is stead... Read more
Nothing to Talk About ... Sort Of
Finally weighed myself after months of putting it off, and I wasn't surprised at the results. The darn thing on the scale had not moved. Oh well - I guess that's a good thing. Because if it didn't move, that meant, while I didn't lose, I didn... Read more
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