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Firecrackers And Freedom - July 1, 2011

Friday, July 01, 2011      2 comments

No long blog today. No deep thinking. Just a wish that all take a moment on The Fourth to remember how we got here as a country and how many made sacrifices to preserve our freedom. No other country in the world can say that.... Read more

The Evolution Of A Congresswoman - June 12, 2011

Sunday, June 12, 2011      2 comments

Today I saw the long-awaited pictures, finally published, of Gabrielle Giffords. I have been waiting expectantly since first hearing of the awful shooting back in January, when we would be able to catch a glimpse of how her recovery was progres... Read more

Taking A Moment - May 29, 2011

Sunday, May 29, 2011      0 comments

We all lead busy lives, and we all are here to get the much needed support to continue with our weight loss project, but today, I want to take a moment's pause to remember our veterans who were flung into harm's way, in order to keep us free. ... Read more

Obesity And Brain Damage - Ooooh Really? May 25, 2011

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      6 comments

As if I needed a new reason to lose weight, here is something I have not come across yet, until today:
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Packing A Lunch For The End Of The World - May 21, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011      8 comments

I was thinking yesterday how "The End Of The World" as we know it, is supposedly coming today. This definitely is not in my schedule, and especially not now: We have great theater tickets for a Broadway show in June, and I still would like to ... Read more

And Once Again The Universe "Self-Corrects" - May 18, 2011

Wednesday, May 18, 2011      1 comments

This is going to be short, sweet, and to the point: Every now and again, when we see something woefully wrong and out of place, it is heartening to see that sometimes, the universe gets it right and "self-corrects". Even in SP land, what t... Read more

Mixed Feelings - May 16, 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011      6 comments

I usually start my mornings with SparkPeople, idly spinning the SP wheel. After racking up my points for the day, my next stop is to check out the daily blogs. Today was not a good morning. To my horror I noticed my profile staring at me as o... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Can FOUR THOUSAND People Truly Be Wrong? - May 12, 2011

Thursday, May 12, 2011      109 comments

Something occurred today that has deeply troubled me: One of the most popular bloggers on this site, one who has truly motivated many, with over 4,000 followers, felt impelled to leave this site. This is the second instance in as many week... Read more

If I Am Not For Myself, Who IS For Me? - May 5, 2011

Thursday, May 05, 2011      3 comments

This is basic. And, no, it's not my original thought, but one that has always had strong meaning for me. One has to be strong, confident, a warrior, in fact. One must believe in what one has to offer. No one gets rewarded who cannot ex... Read more

It Is So Incredibly Easy - May 1, 2011

Sunday, May 01, 2011      0 comments

Bet you thought I was going to say, "It's so incredibly easy to lose the weight, that it is the maintaining that will prove to be the harder of the two tasks." Well, that's not where I am today. What is so incredibly easy, is to gain back ... Read more

What Does It Take? February 21, 2011

Monday, February 21, 2011      2 comments

What does it take? emoticon To be focused? Read more

I'm A Regular! January 9, 2011

Sunday, January 09, 2011      0 comments

I learned something interesting tonight. I renewed my membership at the local "Y", and as the young woman started going through the directory looking for me, I took out my membership card to assist her with the spelling of my name. She was som... Read more

Thanksgiving Blessings - November 25, 2010

Thursday, November 25, 2010      1 comments

In the hustle and bustle that is inherent in this day, I had to take a momentary pause to reflect. It's what I do, so bear with me. What is so striking about this uniquely American family holiday, is that no matter what your faith, we all ... Read more

For Those Of You Who Abhor Exercise And Cardio Especially (Just For Laughs) - October 30, 2010

Saturday, October 30, 2010      2 comments

If HE can do it, why not YOU?
rAdZ2Dg2bUA How's THAT for motivation? Here's hoping this link works, Nu... Read more

What IS It? - October 17, 2010

Sunday, October 17, 2010      5 comments

I have noticed lately that quite a few Sparkies have hit a wall. People who have been overweight for decades, let alone years, are disappointed with their: (1) plateaus (2) back sliding (3) lack of motivation (4) lack of progress ... Read more

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