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And finally a snow day

Tuesday, February 09, 2016      5 comments

Hi, We've had some weird weather lately but are having our first snow day of the season. It was so nice waking up this morning to hear that my workplace is closed due to the weather. So far this morning it has just been a bit blustery but t... Read more

Pawsitive thoughts needed

Sunday, February 07, 2016      26 comments

If you've been reading my blogs for any length of time you know my husband and I are animal lovers. We are the proud "parents" to Louisa, Maddy a... Read more

Is there a doctor in the house?

Saturday, February 06, 2016      22 comments

Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet....have you listened to your doctor today? ... Read more

Have you heard the one about the GPS? Why they and our weigh scales are kind of similar

Tuesday, February 02, 2016      33 comments

Hi, Last night as I was walking in the woods, my mind got to thinking (usually never a good sign! ) emoticon bu... Read more

Secret to Success - Finding Happiness Within

Thursday, January 28, 2016      15 comments

Having lived with depression since early childhood, I know the havoc mental illness can play in one's life. There have been times when I'm pretty sure I could not, willingly, find something positive to think or say. When I joined SparkPeop... Read more

Ugh, it's just a number

Wednesday, January 27, 2016      27 comments

Why do we give such importance to a number on the weigh scales? I'm disgusted with myself and I have no right to be. You see, I was debating weighing myself twice a week so after lunch I decided to jump on my scale. Yep, up two pounds since Satu... Read more

When it comes to eating are you a dog or a cat? (you can still read this if you are not a animal lov

Thursday, January 21, 2016      37 comments

Hi, I was just reading this week's lesson in the 100 Days of Weight Loss Challenge (Linda Spangle) and my answer surprised even me....further proof that I could indeed hid my own Easter Eggs Read more

Surprise, surprise - I'm actually enjoying planning my food and entering it prior to eating it

Monday, January 18, 2016      12 comments

Well, who knew that this week's challenge (of the 5% challenge) was going to motivate me. emoticon When I first re... Read more


Sunday, January 17, 2016      17 comments

Hi, Well, it's been an interesting couple of weeks. I joined the 5% challenge (Go Teddies!) and also joined the Linda Spangle - 100 Days of Weight Loss team. The latter is getting me to examine the emotional reasons behind my eating and the... Read more

Anybody out there using Light Therapy for depression/S.A.D.?

Thursday, January 14, 2016      17 comments

Hello! Well we've just had our very first winter storm (yesterday) of the season and today has turned out so beautiful. Despite the cold winds, the sun is out and everything is so bright. Even my mood! Ha! As many of you know, I have l... Read more

First week of 2016 - ups and downs

Saturday, January 09, 2016      19 comments

Hi, It's been an interesting week for me as I've been following along both the 5% Winter Challenge and the 100 Days to Weight Loss challenge. The former is getting me moving again and the latter has made me do some deep self-examining. ... Read more

I need YOUR help!

Friday, January 01, 2016      24 comments

I need YOUR help! Hi, Yes, I'm talking to YOU! I've been a member 5+ years and I'm still here because of YOU, my fellow members of SparkPeople. Whenever I feel like quitting MY journey, it is YOU who pull me up, brush me off and give m... Read more

Best Christmas EVER! What I learned from shutting up my inner perfectionist

Tuesday, December 29, 2015      28 comments

Hi! Both my husband and I agree that this is simply the very best Christmas we have ever had and it took no planning! It started with gifts to other people - I made what I could and we cut back a lot! The kids in our family (spread o... Read more

Recent picture of our dogs

Sunday, December 20, 2015      22 comments

This picture was taken last weekend as part of a fundraiser for the animal charity we are involved with. Louisa, Ginger and Maddy are all rescues a... Read more

Have no idea what to name this blog!

Wednesday, December 09, 2015      20 comments

Hi, Usually I just leave the blog title blank until I'm halfway through writing but this morning I've initially called it "Have no idea what to name this blog". Some of you, (bless you), have contacted me wondering if all is okay since... Read more

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