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Sunny Funny Saturday

Saturday, June 05, 2010      4 comments

Another day to get it right My path here as been bright. And although I've done pretty well Not good enough to call "swell." I've got 20 more to go, I say, So here it is - another day To put on a smile and walk the walk So I won... Read more

Loss, Grief and Letting Go

Friday, June 04, 2010      7 comments

For past three years eight loved ones died And my sadness was something I've tried to hide. Now three more are very ill And so much of this grief is with me still. But with SP I've learned to eat and drink A healthy way that makes m... Read more

New Walking Shoes

Thursday, June 03, 2010      5 comments

Rockin and rollin in my new shoes Is this exercise, or just the blues? Feel like I'm 6 feet in the air And walking like a drunk w/o a care. How to adjust to these funky new shoes Or is it just more money I blew On yet another workout... Read more

Jury Still Out on New Athletic Shoes

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      5 comments

The other day I bought those shoes with the thick soles that make you work out your upper legs and butt as you walk. You kinda roll on them? Someone told me they are advertised on TV and have a special name,but these are not that particular br... Read more

Plateau Woes

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      8 comments

Roses are red, Violets are blue, My plateau is my way To a total boo hoo. Working hard To lose more weight But nothing happens So I debate. Should I continue This life of food woes When the plateau tells me No matter ... Read more


Monday, May 31, 2010      6 comments

To all of those who gave their lives At home or far away, You are treasured and remembered Each and every day. Happy Memorial Day. God Bless America!... Read more

Rhyming My Weigh With Water

Sunday, May 30, 2010      9 comments

Water, to me, is as needed as air. I drink and I drink with not even a care About soft drinks or coffee, as far as I see There's nothing like water - as good as can be!... Read more


Saturday, May 29, 2010      8 comments

In thinking of my Uncle Sal, He was my uncle, was my pal. At 16 he signed his name And then a Navyman became. Grandma cried to see her son - A child whose life had just begun Go to fight in the Korean War, But Uncle Sal would hear ... Read more

Rhyming My Weigh Through Stress #4

Friday, May 28, 2010      5 comments

Earthquakes abound each and every day, Crime rises nearby in so many ways. Drivers make their own rules as they drive, Gosh, I'm surprised I'm even alive! The cortisol from this stress makes me fat, So what is it I can do with all t... Read more

Rhyming My Weigh to a Healthier Me #3

Thursday, May 27, 2010      4 comments

Myhormones raged beyond control And turned me into a fatty mole. After a lifetime of being lean Extra weight made me feel mean. What to do with this blubbery self? I kinda put it on a shelf And ignored it for a little while, But... Read more

Rhyming My Way to Thankfulness #2

Wednesday, May 26, 2010      4 comments

For three years now I've had to cry For nine dear ones who went and died. My response - besides the tears - You guessed it, lots of cheers Through food that made me feel so yucky But now I am much better and feeling lucky. To hav... Read more

Rhyming My Way Through Weight Loss #1

Tuesday, May 25, 2010      3 comments

I went out-of-town, and was in a fright Of all of the junk food that would be in sight. My idea before leaving was to eat anything, It's a vacation, so hey, have a food fling! Alas, I sometimes amaze myself too As I chose a day-lon... Read more

Pigging Out on Healthy Food

Thursday, May 20, 2010      6 comments

This is something I still have to rein in...With the onset of Spring and Summer comes all these things I'm addicted to; namely, berries and watermelon. Today was a feast for lunch - scallops, artichokes, and watermelon. Unfortunately, because ... Read more

To 14-Day Cleanse.. Or Not. That is the Plateau-Breaking Question! Any Advice?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010      7 comments

I found a Spark suggestion area for plateaus from a sparker who said she broke her plateau with a 14-day cleanse. She was nice enough to send me the recipe and I've been debating whether to give this a try. Yes, it worked great for her. A... Read more

My Plateau Done Me Wrong

Monday, May 17, 2010      7 comments

Yes, it's a new C & W song I'm writing. It's a sad ballad, but take heart, it ends on a happy note - one of hope. Maybe. I've been on this lifestyle change journey for a year and a half. I lost the entire 34 lbs in the first 6-7 months a... Read more

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