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Caution Ahead - Too Much Grape Sugar

Sunday, October 04, 2015      9 comments

I've blogged several times recently about how good (great) I'm doing with sugar intake. But wait, there are these HUGE, red, seedless grapes that are in season and I'm downing them like m&m's. Too much sugar? I think so. I'd better be carefu... Read more

Popcorn/Soda vs. Roasted Seaweed/Water at the Movies

Saturday, October 03, 2015      11 comments

Yes, I am a strange one. But there I go, bragging again! (smiling) I'm not someone who has to munch at the movies to enjoy myself. However, I knew I'd get hungry in two hours and needed something to stave off the pangs. Yes, I brought roa... Read more

Mayan Exhibit, Eating Right when at Fun Places, Movie Theater Anxiety

Friday, October 02, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday, I went with a friend who is on vacay to the San Diego Natural History Museum to see the special Mayan exhibit that is here until Jan. '16. It was fun as I haven't been there in years. Funny how we are sometimes the last visitors to ... Read more

"If it's not in the house," My Almost Sugar Fiasco, 5-8 lb Goal for October

Thursday, October 01, 2015      12 comments

I blogged recently about a neighbor who is melting away to nothing; I encounter her during my walks and a week or so ago we stopped to talk. She mentioned that she is also working with a nutritionist, and ended by saying, "of course, I just don... Read more

My Spoiled Brat Cat, September Success, October Goals

Wednesday, September 30, 2015      11 comments

My remaining cat, Prince Harry (sitting up in the photo, his brother William died last December before my very eyes. I miss him soooo much), is 11.5 years old and very set in his ways. Yesterday, I put a new bedspread on my bed. He leapt up, c... Read more

Snow Peas, October, More Full Moon Madness

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      8 comments

Since I'm a grazer all day long, I've stumbled upon something that makes me feel full while satisfying my psychological need to graze. SNOW PEAS! They are yummy. So glad I remembered to try them again. I can't believe (and yes, I'm smili... Read more

Blood Moon Eclipse, Hot Weather, Misc.

Sunday, September 27, 2015      14 comments

I'm looking forward to seeing what is predicted to be a beautiful celestial double header tonight. The blood moon will be bigger and redder than normal, and then there will be the eclipse. I have my binos ready; I heard that you can view it th... Read more

Positive Energy Candle for 3 SP Friends Needing Prayers

Wednesday, September 23, 2015      14 comments

I want to protect their privacy, so I won't call out names. But I have three SP friends who need prayers and I've lit a candle. That's my way of sending positive energy/prayer out to the cosmos. One is having surgery tomorrow and I hope s... Read more

Gitmo Prisoners May be Relocated 2 Miles Away from Me!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      4 comments

Last week, I found out that the military base close to my home is one of six proposed relocation sites for those (terrorists) at Gitmo, when it is closed. I alerted the media, local Chambers/politicians, citizens' groups, etc. Not one response... Read more

San Diegans Who've Had Solar Panels Installed on Your House - I Need your Advice

Monday, September 21, 2015      5 comments

I have been researching solar for over a year and instead of being clearer as a result, I'm more confused than ever. I've heard there are over 300 competitive solar companies in-town now, and I have read product info, companies' info, revie... Read more

Endless Shrimp Today for Lunch at Red Lobster

Saturday, September 19, 2015      8 comments

And no regrets. Enjoyed every last delectable bite.... Read more

Proportion Distortion

Friday, September 18, 2015      4 comments

Maybe because I've been thin all my life - up until the past 6.5 years - but when I look in the mirror, I still see the thin version! Yikes! Maybe I have one of those fun house mirrors and don't realize it! (smiling) Wishing all a happy,... Read more

My Maca Experience

Sunday, September 13, 2015      11 comments

A few weeks ago, I asked everyone if they've tried Maca; it's an herb that is supposed to help boost energy. I found a good product and it was inexpensive for capsules. My first- and last - day of using it was yesterday and immediate effects w... Read more

Hot Weather, Eating Cactus, Misc. Update

Saturday, September 12, 2015      6 comments

Thought I'd try to blog at least once a week since my schedule is getting busier and my time on SP is limited. I do try to read and respond to friends' blogs, but will catch up at some point. We've had record high temps this past week or s... Read more

Day 4 is Soooo Much Easier than Previous Days

Friday, September 04, 2015      9 comments

Sure, there will always be more challenging days on this healthy journey of mine. But the first three days of this Big Push were awful. My psyche just didn't want to accept that I'm serious about this stretch from now until February. Th... Read more

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