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MARCIAC10's Blogs

The "Chirp"
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      3 comments

Okay: my dumb thing for the day. I just changed out all my smoke detector batteries this summer. So I started cooking lunch and heard that familiar "chirp." What?? I mean it's only been two months and they were brand new batteries (woke me up... Read more
Scale Saga
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      8 comments

We bought a scale years ago and used it, a plain digital scale. Then we joined WW and found our scale at home wasn't that accurate so we bought a Jenny Craig digital that was more accurate (we'd weigh on it at home and go to WW and the weights ... Read more
Saturday, September 17, 2016      5 comments

I moved from Louisiana to Arkansas in 2014 and my doctor warned me that I would have a problem with allergies due to the move. Didn't happen. I moved to SC in April of this year and now I'm having a bad time with allergies. Fall has been ... Read more
NY Times Article: Why Low Fat Diets Were Recommended
Monday, September 12, 2016      2 comments In a nutshell: "internal sugar industry documents, recently discovered by a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, ....suggest that five decades of research into the role of nutrition and hea... Read more
A Rant against my Doctor but also to Myself!
Thursday, September 08, 2016      3 comments

I'm rebelling against my doctor. My glucose levels were a bit high, not enough to go on medications and my cholesterol levels are high. He wants me to go on a low fat diet (for cholesterol and a diet for my glucose levels. I did the heart hea... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge: You Know You Need To!!
Thursday, September 08, 2016      2 comments

I've been a long time 5% Challenge member. I've taken a few challenges off when I needed to take a break mentally and physically but I always come back. I just took a complete Spark break due to a move. I knew life would be very busy and I al... Read more
My Sister's Visit
Sunday, June 26, 2016      0 comments

I hadn't seen my sister in a year. We used to live 700 miles apart and kept in tough by email (she's not very tech savvy so doesn't text or Skype/facetime). Now that I've moved we're only 2 hours apart so she came to town yesterday to spend th... Read more
Cat Litter and Sister Visiting
Thursday, June 23, 2016      2 comments

The next few days are busy, after the last week that seemed to drag! DH is finishing up packing up his junk, I mean things, from the detached apartment at our house in Arkansas so he can store them in a closet/bedroom neatly and then put th... Read more
Since I've Been Gone
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      4 comments

I took a Spark Break and it's been good. But I've had a lot of changes in that time. I finished the 5% Winter 2015 Challenge and took a break as I knew a lot of changes were getting ready to happen. We started house hunting in Novembe... Read more