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Lessons learned from disappointment at the scale
Sunday, January 14, 2018      25 comments

Hi, If you read my blogs this is basically a follow-up to my “only” blog. However, if this is your first time you’ve read one of my blogs ( ... Read more
My 8 reasons why I don't drink water - debunking my own beliefs
Thursday, January 11, 2018      19 comments

I, Susan, have a lot of trouble reaching the goal of drinking 8 glasses of water a day and boy do I have some dandy excuses! 1. I will have to... Read more
The four letter word we all need to banish
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      39 comments

emoticon The idea behind this blog came to me a few days ago when I read a response to a comment I made on on... Read more
I have a secret.....
Friday, January 05, 2018      29 comments

Hi! I'm writing this because I was just reminiscing about my past involvement with SparkPeople and especially my participation with the ongoing 5% challenges. I haven't always been a Teddy Bear - I did spend some time on the Cloverleaf and ... Read more
Making a very important choice
Monday, January 01, 2018      22 comments

Hi, So, here I am feeling quite blah and I feel like I’m forcing myself to blog. Why? Because it will be helpful to get it off my chest and will also serve as a reference for future “episodes”. Plus, it may resonate with one or two of you a... Read more
~ The Susan Plan ~
Friday, December 29, 2017      25 comments

Hello, I’m in the mood for a bit of reflection this morning and as I was setting up my weigh-in post for the Winter 5% Challenge I was filled with some pretty serious self-doubts. Yes, I did lose 5% of my weight in the Fall challenge but do... Read more
Walking in subzero temperatures (picture)
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      27 comments

Hello! I'm sure some of you know I'm Canadian (and a few might even know I'm a Newfoundlander) but living on an island in the North Atlantic Ocean poses some unique challenges. All flights to and from the island portion have been cancelled ... Read more
I got a flashlight! WooHoo
Monday, December 25, 2017      21 comments

Merry Christmas to all of those who celebrate. Actually my psychiatrist, who isn't of the Christian faith, says it is never wrong to wish somebody a Merry Christmas (or other holiday) because it just means you care. Christmas is certainly ... Read more
All because I wanted to save the batteries!
Friday, December 22, 2017      22 comments

Hi, As some of you already know, I took a tumble while out walking a few nights ago and managed to strike both my head and my tailbone. It was basically my own stupidity that caused it but we all seem to do silly things when not paying atte... Read more
T'is the season for giving - what are you giving yourself this year
Monday, December 18, 2017      22 comments

Hello! Well, here it is exactly one week before Christmas Day - eek! I cannot believe it is that time of year again which is quite funny because it is not like they change the dates from year to year! ... Read more
I love wrong number phone calls
Friday, December 15, 2017      26 comments

Hello! One of the joys of living in a small town is getting wrong number phone calls. Our number is very similiar to the local SPCA - not a good thing for somebody like me who LOVES dogs. My husband always jokes that when people call us ins... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Who wants to start the New Year off with a bang?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017      34 comments

Hello my dear SparkFriends, Hands up who makes New Year's resolutions to become healthier and fitter? Do you need a gentle nudge? Do you need support? I think many of us begin each year hoping that this year will be different. I know I've s... Read more
5 ways to not "fall off the wagon" this holiday season
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      15 comments

emoticon T he holiday season is upon us and, if you are like most people, you associate this time of year with... Read more
My "me" day backfire
Monday, December 11, 2017      18 comments

Hi, I was all set to enjoy a "me" day today and even took the day off of work to enjoy. I wrote a list of things that I needed to do and then cross-checked with my "wanted to do" list and the same things showed up near top of the list. I wa... Read more
Not every day can be a good one
Sunday, December 10, 2017      19 comments

Hello, As I type this it is about 9:30 p.m. and I'm in my pj's with Ginger curled into my side. John has taken the other two around the block and Ginger and I are just being lazy. For whatever reason yesterday was not a great day mentally f... Read more

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