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Teaching an Old Cat some New Tricks
Sunday, July 24, 2016      15 comments

I've been on SparkPeople for a lot of years, and I'd fallen into an exercise routine. There was some variation between seasons - my goals always were considerably different in the winter than in the summer - but basically my year to year goals ... Read more
A Day in the Life
Saturday, June 25, 2016      10 comments

Sometimes Life is Roller Coaster I started the day out well. I did a morning yoga workout and took a short walk in the cool morning air. Then I skyped my dad, to make sure he was doing OK. He's 91 and has been struggling to get his a-fib... Read more
Friday, January 01, 2016      4 comments

CERIUSLY copied this from JAZZEJR's blog from today. She re-blogged it from June 30 2012, when she got it from BBONET who got it from Musolf6, who got it from... Saturday, June 30, 2012 Taken from BBonet's blog Please respond that yo... Read more
Warm Vanilla-Spice Tea and other pleasures
Friday, November 20, 2015      8 comments

Winter is always a struggle for me, as the long hours of darkness creep into my soul and blacken out memories of the summer sun. I miss my outdoor cycling. I hate having to bundle up against the cold. My office is cold, and I end up wearing l... Read more
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      5 comments

Wednesday November 11 2015 is Day TWENTY-EIGHT of my current On Plan Streak. Yup, it's been 4 solid weeks of eating within my proper ranges of calories, carbs, fats, protein, and fiber, and getting 7-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day.... Read more
Tuesday, November 10, 2015      4 comments

Tuesday November 10 2015 is Day TWENTY-SEVEN of my current On Plan Streak. Somehow there seems to be Halloween candy every day in the breakroom. There's a large-size plastic pail on one of the tables, and every morning it seems to have been re... Read more
Monday, November 09, 2015      3 comments

Sunday November 8 2015 was Day TWENTY-FIVE of my On Plan Streak, and Monday November 9 2015 was Day TWENTY-SIX of my On Plan Streak. The streak rolls on!... Read more
Sunday, November 08, 2015      4 comments

Saturday November 7 2015 was Day TWENTY-FOUR of my current On Plan Streak. It was also my mother's birthday; she would have been 91. She passed 7 years ago; I still miss her. I'm not much for putting flowers on the grave; mom (who worked for ... Read more
Friday, November 06, 2015      5 comments

Friday November 6 2015 is Day TWENTY-THREE of my current On Plan Streak. The hunger that plagued me yesterday was thankfully gone today. On to tomorrow and Day 24.... Read more
Friday, November 06, 2015      6 comments

Thursday November 5 2015 was Day TWENTY-TWO of my On Plan Streak. It was a tough day. Not because I was surrounded by temptations (although there was still a big bucket of leftover Halloween candy in the break room), but mostly because I was f... Read more
Wednesday, November 04, 2015      8 comments

Wednesday November 4 2015 was Day TWENTY ONE of my current On Plan Streak. Isn't there supposed to be something magic about 21 days? 21 days to make a new habit? Or something like that... Anyway, today makes it 3 full weeks on plan. My eff... Read more
Tuesday, November 03, 2015      4 comments

Tuesday November 3 2015 was Day TWENTY of my current On Plan Streak. The salesman from R & L dropped by today and brought fresh donuts from Stonehouse Bakery (the better donut). This was tough, because I do love donuts. Especially from St... Read more
Monday, November 02, 2015      3 comments

Monday November 2 2015 was Day NINETEEN of my current On Plan Streak. It was a terrible day at work. I started at 4:00am, trying to do inventory. At 7:00, there was a shouting match that resulted in a guy getting sent home for the day. At 9:... Read more
Sunday, November 01, 2015      4 comments

Sunday November 1 2015 is Day EIGHTEEN of my current On Plan Streak. This ties my previous streak which ran from September 25 through October 13. So now I've been On Plan from October 15 through November 1, and I see no obstacles in my near fu... Read more
Sunday, November 01, 2015      4 comments

Saturday October 31 2015 was Day SEVENTEEN of my current On Plan Streak. I can feel my body composition changing, although I have not seen much of a change on the scale of late. Weight loss must be coming soon though....the fit of my cloth... Read more

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