SHORYL's Blogs

17 min/mile - fastest walk yet!
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      3 comments

Since getting back on the SparkWagon, I've taken up walking as my primary exercise. I use the route tracker, and the stopwatch function on my iPhone to determine how I'm doing. Since Arianrose is offsite today, I had to take my walk alon... Read more
The Challenge: 5 Goals
Monday, October 04, 2010      4 comments

So, in one of my SparkTeams, this week's challenge is to create a blog post with five goals for October. This is mine. ... Read more
Food Choices and Substitutions
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      0 comments

*Notice* This is a bit of a rant. I've been reading a lot on Spark People about how to make healthy changes, and I've been talking with my partner and thinking about it, too. I also subscribe to the Food Showdown emails. While I complete... Read more
New Blog
Monday, June 14, 2010      2 comments

Ari and I just started a blog about our love of food - 'cuz we do love our food. There will be recipes (not necessarily healthy ones), reviews of recipes we've tried (here and from other sources), reviews of eateries, and other commentary about... Read more
Cardio Must Be Fun
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      1 comments

So, if you read both mine and Arianrose's blogs, you know that she hates doing cardio. because it's more like work than fun. Well, we're in the same boat, the two of us. To be fair, I think I enjoy it a bit more than she does. I find ways t... Read more
Starting a question meme
Friday, June 04, 2010      0 comments

Yeah, there are tons of 20 question memes out there. But they all ask mostly boring stuff. Hopefully this will be more interesting: 1. What genre of music do you listen to most? '80s pop 2. What type of fiction do you read most? Sc... Read more
Fun at the Farmers' Market
Thursday, June 03, 2010      1 comments

What's even more fun than going to the farmer's market? Going to the Farmers' Market with a significant budget *and* doing it during work hours! Yes indeed. We scored big time this week. We got Whole grain bread from a bakery; ... Read more
Re-learning to cook
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      0 comments

So, I used to be called a pretty good cook. Then, a series of events in my life left me unsure of my cooking skill, and reticent about trying to rebuild the skill set. My sweetie has been helping me rebuild those skills. We've been doing ... Read more
PSA: What is a snickerdoodle?
Monday, May 24, 2010      0 comments

With the 100-question survey going around, in which question number 82 asks "Sugar or Snickerdoodle?"; many people have asked what a snickerdoodle is. The short answer: It's a cookie. The long answer: Snickerdoodles are a type of su... Read more
100 question survey that is now floating around
Friday, May 21, 2010      0 comments

1. Do you sleep with your closet doors open or closed? Depends on whether I was the last one in the closet. I'm better at closing the doors. 2. Do you take the shampoos and conditioner bottles from hotel? I used to, but recen... Read more
Farmers' Market Season
Thursday, May 20, 2010      0 comments

I tell myself every year that I will try and buy the majority of my produce from the farmers' market and that I will purchase from the local growers, *not* from the resellers that are allowed at our Thursday "Mall Market" (It's on a street in do... Read more
stealing the Alphabet meme
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      0 comments

I've seen this on at least four blogs, so I don't think I need to credit it to anybody any more... As the rules are stated, if you read it, you have to do it. Here goes: A - Age: 41 B - Bed size: Queen C - Chore you hate: ... Read more
All for the points
Thursday, May 13, 2010      0 comments

The one problem with getting SparkPoints for writing blog posts is I never know what to write. But I'm a sucker for easy achievements, so this counts as writing something.... Read more
It's alive!
Tuesday, May 11, 2010      0 comments

Okay, so maybe not. But it sure is full of all kinds of interesting stuff. That would be SparkPeople, not my blog. ... Read more