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PJH2028
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embark
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      10 comments

just a little ditty about touch stones talismans and, well, habits: so... All this past year i've had a blue water bottle that started my morning. i liked this blue water bottle especially for it's diameter, for its particular height ... Read more
Can I See Progress? (photos) -- & a turning point?
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      10 comments

This is what I've been saying. I've been doing what I've gotten used to to doing SP wise this past March-August... and there's been not a lot of measurable progress. ... Read more
rewind forward
Saturday, August 13, 2011      1 comments

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48 hours - wherever you go there you are
Friday, August 12, 2011      1 comments

Reflections of these past two days: 1) Drinking alcohol and going out to hear music (first time in eons) is fun. 2) Day-After drinking alcohol translates into leaden/heavy body (lower stamina and reduced lung capacity) as well as big 'hun... Read more
woulda/shoulda/coulda --- a whine for no one but me
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      2 comments

1) I've been treading water financially. Bravo on the one hand. O f*** on the other. 2) Living below my means in order to stave off anxiety has, over decades, caught up with me... and now there's less room to wiggle - and I can not forget abou... Read more
what's in my way?
Monday, August 08, 2011      1 comments

besides me. i mean. is it all me? I'm embarrassed (ashamed of, apologetic for...) by my apartment. It goes underground most of the time. But at a few times a week or month (for years) especially when out of towners come to see me for the ... Read more
Mid Term Goal 9#'s away!! -- eeny meeny miny moh - need to pick a reward.
Thursday, July 28, 2011      4 comments

I just moved two stones into the goblet. 184.2. There are 9 stones in the little holding cup, which means I'm nine lbs from Goal #1. Wow. Goal #1 175. (Future goal 145 -- another 30 stones waiting in the big jar #2) ... Read more
Chilled Cucumber Soup Recipe (yum!)
Sunday, July 24, 2011      3 comments

3 Medium Cucumbers (peeled then diced) 1 cup cold water 1/4 cup diced onion (white or sweet are best) 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp minced garlic 1.3 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper 2 Tbsp cream or half an... Read more
Jump in the River
Sunday, July 24, 2011      2 comments

I'm writing this down. Marking it. In today's paper, the Sunday section, a quotation inset for a little profile on someone or other... made me tear up, tear way up. The quote: "(Mydad) always said, 'Jump into the river. It will just move a... Read more
Onward & Downward -
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      6 comments

SPARKING INTO 2012 Onward & Downward Anniversary Celebration and Year Two Goals in the works Wow! This year feels great. And felt great, every day. That's the miracle I see today. I'm enjoying this. I am not confined by... Read more
184/8 and pivoting toward year 2 - JULY 2011
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

Wow. Almost a year. Just a week shy of a year of Sparking. I had a slacky sort of last few weeks. I've been a little loose with tracking. Accurate, but the choices I've made can stand improving. I can and think I will re-consider the who... Read more
AAD
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      2 comments

It's AAD - Ass Awareness Day (haa hhaaa ) I enjoyed inventing this acronym while dancing around with Joe at the Launderette this early a.m. So...is it smaller? It's shrinking every day, he says to me. He's such a good sport, and such a... Read more
Checking All In
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      2 comments

June 15, 2011 Didn't weigh in today. Am I still in the 180's (189 May 30, after stepdaughter's wedding). ???? Where have I been for a month? Trips. Anticipations. Foot injury. Excuses and explanations for why I haven't been "all in" this mo... Read more
going going - gets hot (and the tough don't go there?)
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      1 comments

I'm avoiding cop-out land. I've been tempted, but I'm not going there. 1) It's HOT. Too hot. (and the building i rent in has inadequate electricity so power surges hugely compromise what the little a/c unit is capable of) -- more diatri... Read more
Just sayin'
Monday, May 23, 2011      5 comments

1500-1700 calories a day. That's what I've been eating since i got back from Athens. Not bad, right? It's the high end of my range. And, as I've seen for months, my weight loss is slooowww even at the low end of my range. Yep, the updown/keepy... Read more

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