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Too Busy this week! But not too busy for a walk!

Friday, April 15, 2011      4 comments

Such a busy week. TOo busy at work and home and extracurriculars. Taxes, too. finally done with those, and it's the weekend, so I can relax a little. One thing that I did really well this week: I got out or a walk at lunch EVERY DAY! No... Read more

Where do weekends go?

Saturday, April 09, 2011      1 comments

Saturday night already. WOW! ... Read more

Pink Rhinoceroses and SparkPeople Benefits

Saturday, April 02, 2011      2 comments

In posting to some blogs and commenting on some people's SparkPages today, it got me really thinking about how much this (SP) has helped me. I have been in SparkPeople for nearly 3 months, and it has made a great difference for me. Now... Read more

April, April, Where is the year going?

Friday, April 01, 2011      1 comments

It's April already? Seems like it was just Groundhog Day! I have been fairly successful with what I wanted to accomplish at the general level when I came here over 2 months ago. I still have over 130 pounds left to lose out of my goal of ... Read more

Sping is here?

Tuesday, March 29, 2011      1 comments

We had a few days of Spring weather, then we went back to Winter. The calendar says it's Spring. If this IS Spring, I need a new calendar. I am all primed to get outside and get moving again. I'm tired of hibernation! Winter is over, so... Read more

Thanks, I needed that!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011      1 comments

Here's a link that I picked up from MadKapKid:
-reasons-to-be-happy-today/ I really enjoyed it, and I hope that you do, too. I have been so busy the past few days -- and will be fore the ... Read more

Slow, Dreary, Chilly Sunday

Sunday, March 20, 2011      0 comments

I thought that Spring would be here by now. emoticon I know that it's official tomorrow... but it sure would ... Read more

Two Months In (plus a few days)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011      0 comments

Just a few days ago, I hit my 2-month Sparkiversary. I have been doing well with the start-up. Now I need to do some add-on. I need to build up. Time to sit down and plan some newer goals to challenge myself to advance. I'm getting bett... Read more

Time (for a) Change

Saturday, March 12, 2011      4 comments

Time change tonight. Time to change batteries in Smoke Detectors. Time to change all sorts of things. Time to change my routines so that I'm in Spring mode and Spring MOOD, rather than the old Winter Blahs. Time to SPRING AHEAD! ... Read more

Musings for Lent

Wednesday, March 09, 2011      6 comments

OK, it's Lent. For many people that means it's time to re-examine their lives and make changes. Sort of like Spring cleaning for the soul. Part of it is discipline, like the Catholics who give up meat on Fridays. Part of it is symbolic, ... Read more

Dreary, Rainy Day... but a Sunny Outlook

Saturday, March 05, 2011      2 comments

emoticon It's dreary & rainy outside. Even the dog doesn't want to go outside for very long. Read more

Is SparkPeople Keeping Me Up At Night???

Saturday, February 26, 2011      3 comments

I am just completing Week 2 of the Official Better Sleep Challenge. If you haven't done it, I recommend it, and I'm only half way through!!! Week 2 has been a bit of a struggle and a bit of a success. - I did NOT get to bed on time EVERY... Read more

6 days straight under 2000 calories!

Sunday, February 20, 2011      4 comments

Until yesterday, when we had a birthday celebration in the family, I had a run of 6 straight days of under 2000 calories. (Yes, I did make sure not to go too far the other way. I kept my daily intake above 1600!) I have a personal goal to hav... Read more

On a roll

Wednesday, February 16, 2011      2 comments

The habit is taking hold. I'm starting to "automatically" eat fewer calories in the day now! It's not as hard as it was a month ago. I'm more aware of what I'm eating, and I have been able to keep the calorie intake at a reasonable level.... Read more

Carpe Diem -- and Stop Carping about it!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011      3 comments

One of those days where i could complain and carp, or I can turn lemons into lemonade. Well... emoticon So... Read more

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