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Bagel Bypass
Monday, July 19, 2010      7 comments

I planned on stopping for a bagel and cream cheese today but when I got to the counter to pay, I found myself holding a small box of Special K red berries and skim milk. How did that happen? ... Read more
Step away from the cupcakes and no one gets hurt
Saturday, July 17, 2010      24 comments

For lack of a better word, I fondled the cupcakes at the supermarket (with my eyes). I picked up the package and thought about it. Good sense won out and I am already feeling lighter. I carry my spark friends with me wherever I go. Her... Read more
Inspiration is everywhere!
Saturday, July 17, 2010      4 comments

I ate beets today! I'm not saying that it is such a remarkable feat that there should be a parade down Main St. for me, but it felt like a significant moment at the salad bar. I also had tomatoes, spinach, grapes and a few chickpeas. There was s... Read more
Beer and Tacos
Friday, July 16, 2010      8 comments

It occurred me while driving home from work that my hubby would probably be a happy little camper if there was beer in the fridge. I abhor the parking lot of the place, but I went. I tucked my car into a far corner from the door and went in and ... Read more
Subtle changes
Friday, July 16, 2010      7 comments

I'm smiling at myself in the mirror, enjoying the hint of a dimple returning. On Fridays, I like to stop at Panera Bread for a little end of the week chill time. This morning, I stopped but did not have a monstrous breakfast as I have had in the... Read more
C is for Commitment
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      18 comments

There! It happened! I did not get up this a.m. --- might be Real Housewives of NJ related where I stayed up past my bedtime. Ridiculous. BUT....I am committed to working out today even though I did not get up this a.m. to go to the gym. I will e... Read more
Done and Done
Monday, July 12, 2010      7 comments

Besides sparking, I'm into facebook, and very recently, twitter. Today I came across a post from Kurt Warner (football player). Here's what he said that spoke to my heart: "I DON'T WANT 2 WORKOUT! Ever been there? Not going to dwell on it, ... Read more
Lost and Found
Monday, July 12, 2010      6 comments

It was hiding for a while. I'm not sure if it was under a rock, or perhaps in one of the cabinets way back under the sink, but it doesn't matter any more. I found it: my passion for life. I was caught up in one dimensional thinking, lettin... Read more
Case of the sickies
Thursday, July 08, 2010      6 comments

Feeling much better now --- but no gym and little movement for me today. I hope to be back to "normal" tomorrow. I was totally punked out this a.m. and even stayed home from work and a meeting. This too shall pass. Hope everyone is staying cool!... Read more
118 Days and 17 Minutes
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      12 comments

Alarm went off at 4:50am. I squished my head into the pillow. I really wanted that sleep, but there was a good possibility I would lay there and not be able to sleep anyway. I rolled half way over and prayed, "Jesus, let me get up and go, but I ... Read more
Cleared the table,now just need to clear my mind
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      5 comments

Table cleared.. emoticon Water bottles filled and put in fridge for morning. ... Read more
It All Starts Somewhere
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      9 comments

I don't think I'll have any trouble sucking down water today. Geez, it is hot and steamy today. I decided that I am going to try to leave my office when I want to eat. I did bring my lunch as I most often do, but I always eat at my desk. I get i... Read more
Friday, July 02, 2010      11 comments

Sometimes, I am all for censorship. Not the kind where you're burning books because you disagree with the doctrine, but the kind where the description is superfluous to the story. Last night I was working and a patron told one of my staff that "... Read more
Never Say Never
Thursday, July 01, 2010      8 comments

One of my very best attributes is that I rarely give up on people. OK, sometimes this does not always work out the way I plan, but on a day like today, when a kid I have nurtured and mentored and tried really hard to help, shows me that he is li... Read more
Pretty Woman
Thursday, July 01, 2010      7 comments

Remember that movie with Julia Roberts and Richard Gere? One of my favorite lines from the movie is when she defiantly tells him, " I say who, I say where, I say how much." Ok, well, I am taking that same tact for myself. I get to make the decis... Read more

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