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Walking in the Rain
Saturday, February 06, 2010      10 comments

There's nothing like walking in the rain. Maybe because San Diego gets so little, but to me, it feels and sounds magical. The negative ions feed my soul. And walking is the best stress reliever I know. It's my fix for everything. Just got in... Read more
The Up Side to a Stressful Situation
Friday, February 05, 2010      12 comments

Okay, brought my Harry into the vet this morning. She's a great doc who does not try to up-sell and guilt you. He's got a corneal ulcer which is common for this breed of cat. He's got antibiotic eyedrops and I should see improvement soon. In... Read more
When Your Pet is Sick, The World Goes Sideways
Thursday, February 04, 2010      12 comments

Well, my Prince Harry has an eye closed. I've researched what to do and have been treating it tenderly. But will probably have to take him to the vet tomorrow. Honestly, this is not a good time for vet bills. On top of everything else, a pet... Read more
The Rainbow in My Room
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      6 comments

For background info, and sparing readers redundancy, please read yesterday's blog. I just set up the Rainbow in My Room and closed myself in the darkness of the bathroom to test it, then the laundry room. It is soooo pretty and will be a ... Read more
The Moon In My Room
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      10 comments

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
Sunday, January 31, 2010      13 comments

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
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

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