How Do Caffeine-Free People Keep their Energy Up?
Since I've had no caffeine for 16 days, I also have less energy. How do caffeine-free folks do it? I miss the little jolt I got from a small amount of coffee each day.
Also, is it my imagination, or are fewer Sparkers blogging and huddlin... Read more
Wouldn't You Know It... Guess What I Won Today?
Just when I'm getting into a nice, healthy groove, I was the 8th caller into a radio station while working on my computer.
Won a gift certificate to Black Angus restaurant. Gotta tell ya... Yummy stuff.
Will go on the weekend and not ... Read more
New Rule, New Layer of Change in Eating
I've been doing very well with my no sugar, no caffeine changes. They are biggies for me and I really feel the difference in a good way. (of course, I miss the coffee jolt, but not the taste)
Yesterday, I implemented another big change - ... Read more
Theater Popcorn Calories Equal WHAT???? Are you Kidding Me?
It's been on the radio news several times in the past couple of weeks...
Recent studies have revealed that popcorn sold in some theaters contained the equivalent calories of 3 BIG MACS!!!! Wow! Now there are rumors that there is a plan be... Read more
Spring Has Sprung, And So Have I
Feeling like I really have to amp-up getting back on track. Have been discombobulated for a long time due to so many losses and personal bumps in the road, and keep trying to make it all right again.
Wishing all a warm, lovely Springtime... Read more
OMG! St. Patrick was Scottish! Happy St. Paddy's Day!
St. Patrick: Man, Myth & Holiday Learn interesting facts and tidbits about the beloved St. Patrick.
(CREDITED TO CATHOLIC ONLINE WEBSITE)
St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world's most popular saints.
Apostle of Ireland, born ... Read more
OMG! WATCHING THE JAPAN TSUNAMI IN REAL TIME
Oh, how awful! My city sits on several major fault lines as well, so I understand this potential. My prayers go to the people of Japan in dealing with this tragedy.... Read more
OMG, Is It Really March Already?
Where did January and February go so fast?
Yikes! Time is fleeting.
Wishing all a wonderful day.... Read more
Where's My Scale? (and my socks)
Okay, it's been so long since I used the scale that I don't even remember where it is. If I had to guess, I'd say I last weighed around 2-3 months ago. Before beginning this healthier lifestyle change 2.5 years ago, I never weighed myself or e... Read more
Apple Cider Vinegar... POOF, My Appetite Is Gone!
I recently discovered and researched the many benefits of apple cider vinegar, including taking a tbsp before a meal (about a half hour or so) and my hunger disappears. Since I just recently discovered this, I've forgotten to do this most of th... Read more
The Loss of Yet Another Friend
Today I got word that a friend I used to work with passed away after her 13 year battle with lung cancer. Very sad.
And I have two other dear friends who are in stage four of their own cancers. I guess I'd better learn how to deal with th... Read more
Be My Valentine
Wishing all a warm, wonderful day.... Read more
MY FUNNY VALENTINES - A TRIBUTE TO PRINCE HARRY AND WILLIAM
Yes, they are named after the royals. (smiling) Their mom was named "Princess Ragamuffin" when I went to get them shortly after their birth approximately seven years ago.
These boys, pictured on my sparkpage, are the gifts that keep on g... Read more
Moderation is NOT My Middle Name
I've been on SP for two years and have done several good things toward a healthier lifestyle.
But the better I do, the more I realize what a way to go I still have in doing many things in a healthier way.
It amazes me that, with my all... Read more
WHERE DID SHE GO? (When SPfriends leave the Site)
I just clicked on the page of a long-time, very visible sparker and POOF - NO longer on SP! Where did she go? Why so quickly? And w/o a word! Okay, I know we all make our choices for various reasons, and I respect that. Maybe she didn't wan... Read more