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Reminder to self... never add an emoticon at the end of a blog. It makes them disappear.

Friday, May 29, 2015      7 comments

I just wrote an amusing (to me, anyway), blog about getting things ready for a sale at church... I've rented a table and am trying to get rid of some stuff... but when I tried to add an emoticon, it disappeared. So... I'll write after the... Read more

Mid-May, and I'm Not Where I Planned To Be...

Saturday, May 16, 2015      10 comments

and that's because I made a realistic plan but didn't follow it consistently. - I didn't start another long-distance walk on the treadmill after completing my hike from Land's End, Cornwall, to John O'Groats Scotland - I didn't consistently ... Read more

Time to Regroup

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      7 comments

I've been struggling since November, and have regained some of the weight I worked so hard to lose last year. I think that part of the problem is that I am especially busy in the winter, particularly with church activities. First there's... Read more

Woo Hoo! I'm an Hourglass

Monday, January 19, 2015      13 comments

Hourglass - top and bottom equal, middle narrows in... only problem is, I'm sure there is supposed to be more narrowing... I joined a 90-day challenge started by my friend PIXIE-LICIOUS (check out her Spark Page, she's a great Spark Friend,... Read more

Thank you to 2 great Spark Friends

Monday, January 12, 2015      8 comments

Two of my Spark Friends stepped up to help when I asked for a buddy to help me get back on the straight and narrow. A great big "thank you". Thanks, also, to several others who weren't in the position to be my buddies, but who wrote very suppo... Read more

I need a special Spark buddy to help me get back on track

Monday, January 05, 2015      3 comments

I really messed up over the holidays... well really for the past 8 weeks... and I hope that one of my Spark Friends will step up to help me get back on track. No point going into the reasons I messed up, I'm sure some of you would recognize... Read more

Planning for Dinner Out

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      4 comments

Tonight we are going to the Christmas party for one of Peter's pipe bands. They hold it at The Keg, and I've been spending the last hour going over their menu, checking the nutritional values, and trying to plan what I will choose. To make it ... Read more

The walk continues... less than 100 miles to go

Monday, November 24, 2014      8 comments

This wasn't a very impressive month, but in spite of two cataract surgeries, I managed to walk 58.5 miles since I last wrote, and am about 5 miles beyond Alness, heading for Dornoch... don't you love some of the Scottish names? I joined Loc... Read more

Two inspirational quotes for today...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      14 comments

that I read on SP today "If it was easy, everyone could do it!" and "Tired of starting over? Just stop quitting." Remember... emoticonRead more

Not sure what to call this...

Sunday, November 02, 2014      14 comments

This has been a bad week. I've been doing lots of extra cleaning, because I won't be able to do a lot of bending for the next month because of my cataract surgery. I haven't done as much walking, under 15 miles last week, and haven't done my S... Read more

Better to err on the side of safety

Monday, October 27, 2014      7 comments

As a result of some unwanted posts from someone called JESSICA4LOVE, I've been reminded not to be quite so open with my activity feed. From now on I won't be posting that I'm going away, for example. I'll wait until I'm home again to comment on... Read more

This Week We Lost Our Innocence

Thursday, October 23, 2014      14 comments

Canada lost two soldiers this week, and Canadians lost their innocence. We grieved when terrorists killed people in other countries, but now it is home-grown terrorists, on Canadian soil, and somehow that makes it more real. Last night, in... Read more

Plan for tomorrow

Tuesday, October 21, 2014      6 comments

1. Up, shower, breakfast 2. Go over readings for morning study group 3. Eucharist and study group 4. Drop off church kitchen laundry 5. Drop off toque and knitted squares for AIDS orphans at church 6. Lunch with Gwyn ... Read more

I'm 10 lbs. from goal, and getting scared

Monday, October 20, 2014      13 comments

You see, I'm really good at losing weight. I've done it successfully many times, both on my own and following a variety of programs. What I'm not good at is keeping the weight off. I'm so determined that this time will be different, but... Read more

The walk continues...

Thursday, October 16, 2014      2 comments

Time to catch up a bit. Since I last posted on September 6, I've stepped it up and walked 118.60 miles Total walked to October 11/14: 939.82 miles I left you at the Falkirk Wheel, built to connect the Union Canal with the Forth and... Read more

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