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Farewell to My Favorite Author, I Miss you Already! (JD Salinger) And Sugar Issues

Saturday, January 30, 2010      7 comments

Even though he was an extreme recluse (which I can identify with and fantasize becoming), there is a comfort just knowing that some of your favorite people are still sharing space on this beautiful planet of ours. The only book I have rea... Read more

Thinking of Relocating to AZ. Any Feedback?

Friday, January 29, 2010      4 comments

I want out of my high cost of living city to an easier one, without giving up good weather. I understand the summers are brutal in AZ, and I've been through that before in Palm Desert for a couple of years. Any feedback - pros and cons - would... Read more

Maybe, Maybe Not

Thursday, January 28, 2010      8 comments

I've frequently mentioned this forever plateau I've been on and how it almost discouraged me to the point of stopping the whole process of losing weight. I've also read that this may be my goal weight according to my body's reluctance to give u... Read more

Amazing That January is Over

Wednesday, January 27, 2010      6 comments

Wasn't it just yesterday we were celebrating the new year? How is it almost February already? My month has gone well in the health dept and I'm pleased with food and exercise program. Haven't lost, but maintained. Several semi-occasions ... Read more

On Cruise Control

Tuesday, January 26, 2010      3 comments

Nothing to write about today. Just cruising along fine.... Read more

Could've Done This, Should've Done That.... But Did the Best I Could

Monday, January 25, 2010      9 comments

I really don't spend a lot of time in my life looking back and doing the shouldda wouldda, couldda dance. HOWEVER.... Today is Day 365 since I joined SP and I look over my year. Yes, I'm happy with my progress in many ways other than weig... Read more

Day 2 - There Was No Day 2, Sad but True!

Sunday, January 24, 2010      6 comments

Thanks to all who sent me messages with kudos and awards for my attempting caffeine detox. I appreciate the support, but have failed. I made it 24 hours and could not stand the beginning of the migraine ordeal. I'll try again at a time when... Read more

Second Time Trying to Caffeine Detox - Day 1

Saturday, January 23, 2010      9 comments

I did this in October of last year, and lasted three weeks without coffee. Even though I don't drink a lot, I hate the way it makes me feel. For me, detoxing is about eight days of unreal headaches and various body aches. It's like what I see... Read more

362 (approx.) Blogs later - Who Would've Thought I'd Celebrate Spark 1-Year Anniversary?

Friday, January 22, 2010      14 comments

No wonder I have a tough time lately coming up with blog topics! Aside from missing a few days, I've blogged daily for a year now. Can't believe I've been on Spark for so long and am proud that I stuck with it. Not usually a joiner, even onl... Read more


Thursday, January 21, 2010      5 comments

I'd really find that useful, and hope that Chris is considering that possibility. In 4 days, it'll be my one year sparkaversary. The time has gone by quickly, and I'm thrilled that I've stuck with it. Have a wonderful day, friends... Read more

Do I Need This? No, I put it back.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010      10 comments

I've started celebrating my birthday. It used to be that I not only celebrated the day, but the week. Then I started celebrating the entire month (February). And now, I start in January. In fact, I guess I celebrate every day in a number of ... Read more

Drinking Lots of Water

Tuesday, January 19, 2010      3 comments

It's finally raining in San Diego, after a long drought. Reminds me to keep my water nearby and guzzle it. Have no topics to share today, but wishing all a happy evening.... Read more

How My Plateau Nearly Did Me In (But I Didn't Let It)

Monday, January 18, 2010      7 comments

At this time last year, I'd lost most of my current weight loss (34 lbs.). I'd begun the healthier lifestyle on October 13, 2008. Came to SP in January '09 with a loss of approx. 31 and then lost a few more. Spent most of '09 whining about wha... Read more

I Don't Like Some of the "Good" Stuff I Used to Like Anymore

Sunday, January 17, 2010      6 comments

Never thought I'd start to dislike the taste of things that had been my favorites prior to starting this healthy journey in October 08. I'd bought a small container of potato salad, which I was going to allow myself, keeping within my calorie r... Read more

Honestly, You Will Not Regret Seeing the Orangutan & the Hound

Saturday, January 16, 2010      1 comments

Hound & Orangutan video:
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