Thighmaster & Blue Man Group
I've made a new rule for myself. I've decided that, whenever I'm on SP site, I have to use my thighmaster. Sitting here right now with my thighs starting to hurt. Ouch. So, the longer I'm here, the more these thighs will burn. See how it g... Read more
My Plateau ALMOST Did Me In
It's been about three years since I started this journey. Prior to about five years ago, I'd never had a weight issue. But then, tons of things changed. And so did my body. It took me awhile to fully realize, despite buying clothes in larger... Read more
Floaters vs. Sinkers (Indelicate topic, but part of good health)
Last blog, I talked about how naked I feel when my tongue is critiqued for health issues as I stick it out for a group to see and photograph.
Another topic that is strange to discuss is specifics on regularity. The Chinese doc at the acupu... Read more
"May I Take A Picture of Your Tongue?" she asked.
When I recently went back for some acupuncture treatments, I smiled when the graduating acupuncture practitioner/student asked that question. "Sure, as long as I get the proceeds if you use it in an ad campaign," I joked.
Seriously, they t... Read more
My New Walking Poles
For the past year or so, I've been looking at walking poles online and pricing them. Last year on SP, I posted a blog asking if anyone uses them when they walk and only a couple responded yes.
In my own neighborhood, I've only seen one p... Read more
Ponderings During - and Preparation After - The Big Power Outage
This week, I am buying more items to update my emergency kit. Lantern, stove, mini-generator, etc. An ounce of prevention, etc. etc.
While sitting in the dark last week and gazing at the starlit sky, I was reminded once again of how fra... Read more
In Memory of Those Who Died on 9/11/01
I have never forgotten. And I don't need a day of events to remember. It is forever etched in my heart. Not only those who died, but those who were injured or have gotten sick from the effects of first response.
God Bless America.... Read more
End of the World - When Your Internet Goes Down for Over 24 hours!
Yesterday was the first day I didn't spark in over 2.5 years! After the major power outage we experienced in soCal, when the electricity came back on, the internet did not.
Man, talk about feeling disconnected from the world! It felt stra... Read more
Hey, East Coasters...Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On?
Hope all are okay and not too shaken up. You stole our thunder; California is supposed to get those shakers.
Seriously, stay calm and remember to duck and cover. (although I always do what they say not to and run out of whatever building I... Read more
Condolences to those In Ohio
My deepest sympathy to family, friends and other citizens saddened by the recent shootings. Words fail me.... Read more
Where-oh-where are my July Awards?
Maybe they stopped giving them out? I should have earned a bunch for July. What's up?... Read more
The Dukan Article I Read & What I Feel Is True for Me
I don't pay attention to diets, and never have. But the other day, I read an article on the origins of the Dukan Diet and how popular Dr. Dukan's book has been since its 2000 publication date.
Well, as I read the details, I could see wha... Read more
Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity? A Clue to My Fatigue?
I have been wondering why I don't have the energy level I expect, and thought it was due to not having caffeine for the past three months. I'm healthy, eat well, exercise, etc.
Then I read (more like scanned) an article about Electromagnet... Read more
Wearing PJ's to Grocery Shop?
I had to smile this morning, as I came out of the grocery store and saw yet another shopper entering in her pj's. This has become more common than you'd imagine. It lead me to wonder if anyone else lives in a town where this happens.
Ther... Read more
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Hooray for No A/C Days!
I appreciate a/c when it gets hot, but prefer natural air. This is day two of no a/c and I am loving it. Simple pleasures.
Speaking of which, I was thinking this morning of how many simple pleasures add to the quality of my miserable (oka... Read more