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The Moon In My Room
Over the past two years, I have lost seven loved ones (friends and family members) and have 3 others how are in Stage 4. The sadness and grief tidal waved me and has caused major changes in my personality and life even though I've worked hard t... Read more
What I Do While I'm Sparking
I decided to cut down my time on this site a bit because it was getting to be too much computer time. What I try to do when I'm sparking is keep refilling and drinking water so that the time is put to good use. And I also have a mini cycle und... Read more
Farewell to My Favorite Author, I Miss you Already! (JD Salinger) And Sugar Issues
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?
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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?
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
HOW ABOUT A WORKBOOK TO ACCOMPANY THE SPARK BOOK?
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.
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
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)
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