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I'm so excited!!!!! Celebrations!
Thursday, February 16, 2017      24 comments

Are you singing that old Pointer Sisters song now? I have to start with the so excited part, I'll close with the celebration. So I had my annual physical yesterday. Last year at this time my doctor brought up the fact that I was in the ... Read more
Alone on Valentines Day?
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      15 comments

I am single. Most of the time I am completely content with that, notice I said most of the time. There are times when all my friends are with their mates and I feel pretty alone. Feeling alone is usually self inflicted for me. I can be in a ... Read more
Free dinner and a box of donuts
Monday, February 13, 2017      11 comments

I love to wander. If I take a vacation I prefer to go by car. When I travel by car, I have a habit of making unplanned stops when I see something interesting along the way. Sometimes the unplanned stops turn out to be better than the destinat... Read more
What is success? My challenge
Friday, February 10, 2017      8 comments

The question was raised in one of my Spark Teams "What does success mean to you?" Now, there was a time when I would say "reaching my goal weight" but today is not that day. I have been attempting to reach my goal weight for years. If my... Read more
My declaration
Thursday, February 09, 2017      18 comments

I follow a group called Fellow Flowers. February 4 was Fellow Flower declaration day. This was my declaration. For the last thirty five years... Read more
Oh the games we play......
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      11 comments

I had a rough week. There were temptations galore - bagels, cookies, two pizza parties, Super Bowl festivities and more. I managed to do pretty well with most of them either totally avoiding, careful planning or limiting the amounts of my splu... Read more
Holes, pits, and those places you don't really want to go!
Monday, January 30, 2017      12 comments

I just read CompuCathy's featured Blog "The Pit and the Path.... Revelation". I could so relate to her blog. I have found myself distracted and at the bottom of that pit many times. It reminded me of a story I have heard along the way whi... Read more
Feed me more!!!!
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      21 comments

Some of you remember the old cartoons that showed the "good angel" whispering into the character's ear, followed by the "devil" whispering in the character's ear and the struggle the character faced of who to listen to. ... Read more
Uncomfortable spots and procrastination
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      16 comments

Ever procrastinate? Well 15 years ago at Christmas, I didn't call my sister to make plans for the holiday. The holiday was the only time we got together during the year. We are not close. She lives about an hours drive from my house. She is... Read more
I did it!!!!!
Thursday, January 19, 2017      13 comments

Last Thursday, I got on the scale, looked at the number, got on my computer and logged it in as my weight. It was my first step to getting back on the path to a healthier me. I started Sparking....again. ... Read more
Location, location, location......
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      9 comments

I have a rather nice large office at work. I used to have a crappy small office tucked away in a corner. I kinda liked it there! However, the powers that be wanted me more visible and moved me to an office in the central hall - right across f... Read more
OMG! Hidden Figures.... hidden rock!
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      5 comments

Yikes, I tripped over a rock! I stumbled and fell - flat on my face! Stunned, I got up, I dusted myself off and continued on the path. OK, I really didn't trip over a rock physically. Here's how it unraveled..... I tracked my f... Read more
You say you want a revolution?
Monday, January 16, 2017      8 comments

Yep, I'm old. I loved that Beatles song. I've taken the liberty make a slight change. You see, I want an evolution. That's it an evolution - as Webster puts it "a process of gradual, peaceful, progressive change". Every year I pick... Read more
How did I....get here?
Friday, January 13, 2017      21 comments

I've been on SP for some time. Every once in a while I stop and scratch my head and say "How did I get here?". Here is usually a long way from where I intended on being. When I got on the scale yesterday, I was about to utter those words. It... Read more
There is no perfect time Barb, just do it.....
Thursday, January 12, 2017      8 comments

The first of the year came and went. Many people were making resolutions, setting goals, starting healthy eating and exercise routines..... not me. I had holiday cookies left in the house to eat. I had baked a ham on New Years and had leftove... Read more

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