Silly Olden-Day Fashion Advice - Do you wear white after Labor Day?
There are some things that stick with me from childhood, even though I know better. For example, I feel that since I live in a year-round sunny place, wearing white all year is fine. And when I do, I imagine that people will recoil in horror a... Read more
The Clarity that Resulted from Recent Blogging
A light went on the other day. Something so simple that was right before my eyes, but blogging brought it into focus.
I blogged about the nail-growing contest I'm having with myself, and how I used to be a nail biter, but conquered the hab... Read more
My Take On Spark Points
It's funny, I've always said that I was a kid who was never motivated by the gold star on top of the school homework paper. So when I joined SP many years ago, I thought spark points were silly. Who in the world would care about virtual reward... Read more
Beck's Green Book - 2200 calories, Daily Weighing, Planning
The Beck green cover is The Complete Beck Diet for Life. Although it includes a bit more stuff, it is basically the same info as in the other two books. The mail brought this and the pink workbook. I opened the package and laughed. Not that ... Read more
Finished Cleaning My Carpets, Now onto Work Projects
I have a small house and a powerful carpet cleaner. Also have a barfing cat and spot cleaning only goes so far. So I usually do these carpets every four months. They were overdue, but now they smell and look WONDERFUL. Hooray for me. That'll... Read more
Water Only, Grocery Depletion, Nails Contest
I've decided to drink water only. Aside from a half of a small mug of coffee in the morning, my drink of choice lately has been water. And it's okay if it gets boring. I feel great with water. I recently slacked off on intake and could reall... Read more
What Food Tracking Has Confirmed About Me This Week
Today is my fifth consecutive day of vigilant food tracking. As suspected, but now confirmed, I am an absolutely hardcore habit eater. Which means that it wouldn't matter how many appetite suppressants I'd take (if I were to erroneously think ... Read more
NSV, Chiropractor, Food Tracking Success, Misc.
There are days I feel thin. And days I feel, well, you know. On one of those you know days, while on my walk the other day, a friend suddenly said, "wow, look at you. you look great." I was shocked because I've been feeling large recently. ... Read more
Beck Diet for Life (green book)
I have the Beck pink book; yes, and have actually read it and tried to work it. I've heard that her blue book is very similar. Yesterday, I found this other one with a greenish color and ordered it at a deep discount. Also got the workbook to... Read more
Staying Healthy - Change your Kitchen Sponge and Toothbrush Often
Yesterday I heard a scientist on the radio talk about how surprised they were to find more microbes in a kitchen sponge than they thought there would be, and stronger bacteria as well. He advised changing your sponge every 10 days to avoid the ... Read more
R.I.P. Glen Campbell
Another talent has left the planet; at least no more suffering. He will be missed.... Read more
Would You Choose Yourself As a Friend?
The other day, as I gazed in the mirror and noticed ever-changing features brought about by time passing, I thought that it's a good thing I've always been comfortable in my own skin. Otherwise, I'd balk at the physical changes that come with c... Read more
VAXXED (the documentary), Update on Relative, Misc.
Anyone else watch this film? I'd love to hear your thoughts. They are not saying NOT to get vaccinated, just showing the effects of the MMR shot - giving 3 at once to such a young body. Interesting.
As I've blogged about before, for a lo... Read more
Forcing Myself to Keep Trying to Track Food
It's super-daunting for me, for some mysterious reason. But I keep food tracking daily and am getting closer to successful completion than ever before. It will be an important tool as I transition from just concentrating on making healthier ch... Read more
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HOW IN THE WORLD DO YOU FORGET A BABY LOCKED IN A HOT CAR?
Of all the human behavior I can understand at least a little, this is not one of them. I remember hectic times raising kids. Very difficult times. Distracted times. But "where's the baby" was like breathing. Knowing where baby is seems to b... Read more