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Bites, Licks, and Tastes? Not On My Radar. Maybe someday.

Saturday, December 18, 2010      3 comments

I just read my sparkfriend's blog (JLITT) and she mentions blt's. Of course, I've read of this behavior before and even have a friend who does this routinely. Have to admit that I am in awe of those who can do just a bite, lick, and taste.... Read more

What My Interview Suit Told Me the Other Day

Thursday, December 16, 2010      8 comments

Ouch! Yikes! Holy guacamole! The other day I had a meeting, and it's been awhile (maybe 6 months) since I had to don my "interview suit." You know, that one that you go to for the ultimate professional look? I was astonished (not in a go... Read more

Making Peace w/My Huge Pumpkin. Now I'll have to Watch a Video for Cooking Pumpkin Seeds

Monday, December 13, 2010      8 comments

Since October, I've had the biggest, fattest, perfectly shaped pumpkin that I've grown attached to. (yes, I am strange.) But it's time to let go, and I know there will be a huge amount of internal matter and number of seeds that I want to cook... Read more

Watched a Video to learn How to Eat my First Pomegranate

Sunday, December 12, 2010      6 comments

I've eaten the seeds before, but never picked them out from the fruit before. Always bought them in a container with the work already done. So I had to go to the web and take a mini-lesson on how to do this; didn't have a clue as to how to be... Read more

Okay, Sometimes I Get Fascinated by the Gimmicks.

Saturday, December 11, 2010      3 comments

Even though I ignore most of the gimmicky things that come along for beauty and weight loss, there are a couple of things that make me curious because I read about the one or two people who've had marvelous experience and success. One is t... Read more

Second Year Done, Second Sparkbook Ordered. Let's See What Happens Next.

Friday, December 10, 2010      5 comments

In a few weeks, it'll be my two year anniversary on SP. Wow, what a wild ride this has been! In mostly good ways. (smiling) Last year, I ordered the new SPbook, read it, and then gave it to someone who was unable to get it at the time. ... Read more

Roses Blooming In December!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010      7 comments

I was out watering this morning in San Diego, and even though the mornings are cold, it warms up nicely. I noticed that a few of my miniature rose bushes are blooming (red, yellow and white), and it brought tears to my eyes. So much loss t... Read more

Off to the Concert to see Trans Siberian Orchestra

Friday, November 26, 2010      6 comments

I'm going to the matinee today to avoid traffic tonight at their second performance. If you've never seen this show, and you like rock and performance, you will never forget TSO. As far as Thanksgiving, I won't dazzle you with how much I a... Read more

Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 25, 2010      5 comments

Wishing all a safe, happy, and healthy Thanksgiving.... Read more

Turning Grief Into Gratitude

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      6 comments

I've been trying to practice redirecting the sadness of loss into concentrating on how thankful I am that I have had all of those lovely people in my life. Lost 8 in the past two years. And I miss my dear cousin (who was like a sister) who dep... Read more

This Year, No Pumpkin Pie Fantasies!!! That's How I know I've truly Left Sugar!!

Tuesday, November 23, 2010      7 comments

Here goes the same ole song... Prior to 4-5 years ago, I had a lifelong curse of being able to eat anything without weight gain. A curse because it spoiled me into thinking that I'd be that way forever and ever. Not so with the intro... Read more

"Exercise Is Irrelevant to Weight Loss!" WHAT?????

Thursday, November 11, 2010      9 comments

There was a radio caller who self-proclaimed that he is a trainer. Said that losing weight is solely about what you ingest, and that exercise means little more than keeping body in a somewhat tuneup mode. He said that all exercise does is ... Read more

A Couple of Cross Goals Achieved - Hooray for Me!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      10 comments

Done with recreational shopping. And zero credit card balance for good. Feels very good. It's been coming slowly, but now DONE! Wishing all a wonderful day.... Read more

Waving Bye Bye To Myself in the Mirror

Tuesday, November 09, 2010      9 comments

After a two year adventure into this healthier lifestyle change, I THINK I'VE GOT IT! (Finally!) Usually loving absurdity, fun, and frolic, I'm a person who has been steeped in loss, sadness, and grief for the past few years. As such,... Read more

HOORAY FOR ME! 4 lbs Lost this Week!

Monday, November 08, 2010      6 comments

I'd gained 8 lbs over this past four months of grieving. Finally, I kicked my own butt and got rid of sugar. Keeping caffeine to a minimal amount. And have lost 4 of those 8. I can feel the difference! Wishing all a great day.... Read more


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