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Just Do It!!!

Sunday, August 04, 2013      5 comments

Dear Stephanie, It's time to get a grip. The work madness is now over with. Do not beat yourself up for lapses made while in the midst of sheer craziness. You did the best you could. Now ... move on and get with it. You've got a go... Read more

The Spark Solution 2-Week Plan - Week 1

Monday, May 20, 2013      7 comments

This week has been a total success for me. I was actually up a pound when I started the program, so I've lost 2.5 pounds in the past week. My specific actions that caused this weight loss: 1. I lowered my calorie range when I complete... Read more

I'm Not Giving Up!!

Monday, May 13, 2013      5 comments

I've been struggling with the last 15-20 pounds I need to lose for quite awhile. I realize the last pounds are the hardest to go. Being hypothyroid and going through menopause make it even harder. Those are both things that are out of my cont... Read more

December Goal/Commitment - CHECK!! Done!

Monday, December 17, 2012      5 comments

If I can air my dirty laundry (a/k/a my occasional propensity to put something I really want to do off forever) in a public SparkPeople blog, then I find it only fitting that I can also air (a/k/a share) my success!!! I did it. I not only ... Read more

A December Goal/Commitment

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      6 comments

Apparently this is what it's going to take for me to make this happen. I have to publicly proclaim my intentions in a blog, air my own dirty laundry, all in an attempt to force myself to do something I want to do. Last year, one of my most... Read more

Truly a Positive - The Proof is in the Tennis!!!

Saturday, November 17, 2012      4 comments

After my April blog about my foot surgery, I felt it only fair to follow up with a "results" blog. Wow! Enduring the month-long recovery was SO worth it. If you haven't read my earlier blog, there were several reasons I had the bilateral foot... Read more

Turning Potential Negatives Into Positives

Thursday, April 19, 2012      6 comments

After years of foot discomfort AND never having shoes fit properly (bunions), last fall I worked bilateral foot surgery into my spring 2012 plan AND my cafeteria plan for 2012. I probably never would have done this without TOTALLY knowing how g... Read more

Brief Heat & Humidity Rant

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      4 comments

THIS HEAT HAS GOT TO CEASE AND DESIST!!! 107 degrees for Kansas City is HUGE and that is temperature only. Don't even want to see what the heat index was today. I step outside to try and save the lives of the beautiful flowers around my yard ... Read more

Spring Cleaning - Part 2

Friday, April 29, 2011      1 comments

OK, I've now had some time to think. Following is a list of what I want to complete in the way of spring cleaning during the month of May. This is subject to an addendum "Spring Cleaning - Part 3" if I complete this list more quickly than anti... Read more

Spring Cleaning - Part 1

Wednesday, April 27, 2011      0 comments

In my gratitudes tonight, I mention my "spring cleaning" mood/mode. This year seems to be particularly important for me. I've completed some big projects that resulted in us getting our house, yard and water gardens ready for spring earlier th... Read more

It's All In How You Say It

Thursday, April 21, 2011      3 comments

My amazing partner sent this to me today ... and I got multiple messages from it, so I wanted to share. It's even more than "how you say it" ... and gave me so much to think about in all that I have to be grateful for. I don't seem to be able ... Read more

More Winter in Kansas City

Monday, January 31, 2011      8 comments

So I'm hearing anywhere from a few inches to 20-some inches, all on top of a thin sheet of ice, which I know is true because I just drove up my hill into my driveway. FEMA is now declaring a state of emergency (how can this be since it's not ye... Read more

GymBoss - Part 2

Sunday, January 23, 2011      6 comments

I DID IT!! I put it in writing and have now accomplished this one little small goal of mine. I said I would get to it "this week" (see below) and it happened YESTERDAY!! It came set up with a 30-minute interval workout time, with intervals of... Read more

It's Winter in Kansas City

Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

So this is now TWO really big snows that have happened in just over a week, with the first snow not even having a chance to melt before the next one happens. I saw the quote below posted on Facebook today by a friend and thought it merited ... Read more

December/Gripes & Gratitudes

Wednesday, December 15, 2010      3 comments

It is December ... time of consumerism in the United States. No getting away from outrageous mass marketing of any and every kind with new and amazing gadgets that everybody needs right now. And co-workers who debate whether an 8-year old shou... Read more

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