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Making Work for Myself

Wednesday, April 10, 2013      1 comments

I've been gardening, and gardening, and gardening. It's been a learning experience and a good workout. My motto must be, why plant something once when you can plant it three or more times. Iím working on my biggest yard ever and starting f... Read more

Two Months: What I've Learned and How I've Done

Saturday, April 06, 2013      2 comments

When I woke up on April 3rd, two full months using SparkPeople to keep me on track were officially behind me, and I was starting month three -- without hitting the snooze button. I learned a surprising thing about myself along the way. I'm ... Read more

Second Pedometer Bites the Dust

Friday, March 22, 2013      0 comments

Who goes through two pedometers within six weeks!? Wonky readings, messed up number displays, resetting at random. I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong with them, except perhaps purchasing such cheap gadgets to begin with. They were cheap. ... Read more

Six Weeks and Going Strong

Thursday, March 21, 2013      1 comments

Hereís a quick accountability summary of my first six weeks on SparkPeople. In general, Iím still feeling fine. Although the initial excitement and ďrah-rahĒ has waned a bit, my motivation is at a comfortable level and has become consistent. ... Read more

St. Patty's Day Accountability

Tuesday, March 19, 2013      1 comments

I didnít track on Sunday because I wasnít sure of the amounts or the ingredients in the food that I ate. Using the tracker would have been a mess, and so I decided to take a blank for the day and write this accountability blog instead. The... Read more

Transformational Weekend: A DIY Project

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      1 comments

A story and pictures of my adventures in outdoor beautification this past weekend. We rent an apartment in a house with a big yard thatís more than a little shabby and muddy. The owner hasnít worked on the yard at all, ever, except to have someo... Read more

Motivational Image & Vision Collage

Thursday, March 07, 2013      0 comments

Here is my motivational image and vision collage. I have posted this to my SparkPage and set it as the wallpaper for my laptop. The collage is made from all my own pictu... Read more

Four Weeks of Feeling Fine

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      0 comments

By the close of today, I will have spent four solid weeks wheat-free! My body is thanking me for it. I wish I could bottle this feeling and store it up for those times when I think Ė just possibly, maybeóI can eat a wee bit of wheat without re... Read more

Twelve Days and Counting

Monday, February 18, 2013      1 comments

Thought this would be a good time to make note of some of the improvements I've seen over the last 12 days of being wheat-free. Since I joined SparkPeople, I've had a lot of social engagements (with copious wine) and then last week was up and d... Read more