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How Wonderful When Old Sparkfriends Reappear!

Tuesday, November 15, 2011      6 comments

The other day I noticed how many spark friends have disappeared from the site. However, it's great when one reappears - as has happened today. Wishing all a wonderful day.... Read more

Hallowed Grounds (Documentary)

Thursday, November 10, 2011      5 comments

If you've never seen this documentary, try to tap into it on Netflix or Amazon. I think it first appeared on public television, but I found it a couple of weeks ago. A beautiful tribute to those who've made the ultimate sacrifice. God ble... Read more

Is It November Already? Where did 2011 go?

Friday, November 04, 2011      7 comments

I'm honestly blown away by how fast this year has evaporated. Just received my new scooter and going to assemble it this weekend. This is a Razor scooter, built for adults, but just like the kids' model in how you push and ride. Should be ... Read more


Monday, October 31, 2011      6 comments


Night Exercise

Saturday, October 29, 2011      7 comments

I've noticed that doing any type of exercise in the evening tends to keep me awake. Guess I should avoid it as much as possible. Wonder if anyone else has that happen to them. Wishing all a fun weekend.... Read more

Toblerone vs. Grapes. Which Won?

Thursday, October 27, 2011      7 comments

So, the other night I dreamt I ate a Toblerone and when I awoke, I was very relieved that it was just a dream. The idea was based in reality as a friend parked a honkin big Toblerone in my fridge and it's been staring at me (and calling my ... Read more

The Scale Saga - THE Weigh-In After 7 Months

Wednesday, October 26, 2011      7 comments

Okay, Mondays are my official weigh-in day now and this past one was the first time in about 6 or 7 months. I'd promised myself the number would not throw me off if it wasn't what I wanted. I have two "good" scales (fairly expensive that ... Read more

Is This Worth It?

Tuesday, October 25, 2011      7 comments

The other day, on the radio, a couple of people were tossing around the notion of why bother eating right. They sited both Steve Jobs and Linda McCartney as having been vegetarians (it was reported that at times Steve was a fruitarian, which I'... Read more

Heading Into 4th Week & Weigh-In After 7 Months of No Scale

Monday, October 24, 2011      5 comments

I'm starting Week 4 of this vegetarian diet that unexpectedly popped into my noggin after reading the book "Eat to Live." I have resisted bringing out the scale, but realize that I need a benchmark in addition to how loose my clothes are fittin... Read more

I Can See My Nether Region Again!

Sunday, October 23, 2011      4 comments

I'd been slim all my life up until a few years ago when stress, hormones, overwork, (and overeating?) piled on extra pounds. So, it took me awhile to see myself as someone who had extra weight on her frame. That said, I am working hard at ... Read more

Swapping the Grocery Cart for Hand Basket

Saturday, October 22, 2011      5 comments

I've been noticing all the changes over the past three weeks since starting this vegetarian regimen. Among them is my shopping behavior at the grocery store. I swapped the grocery cart for the hand basket noticing that, not only do I need fewe... Read more

Sugar Nation (new book)

Friday, October 21, 2011      6 comments

The other night, as I was falling asleep, I heard the author of this new book guesting on a radio program. Although some of his info is already known, he states some mind-blowing facts about sugar that were timely reminders as to why I am cutti... Read more

Now I See How Much of This Is All In My Head

Thursday, October 20, 2011      6 comments

I have three solid weeks spent on this new vegetarian lifestyle. In this short time I have seen: 1. Elimination of cravings that formerly controlled me, 2. Elimination of night time munchies, 3. Feeling full rather than feeling hungry, 4. Feeli... Read more

Night Eating/Cravings Have Left Town

Wednesday, October 19, 2011      6 comments

Another huge change I've noticed this past three weeks with my having become "vegetarian" is that the lifelong behavior of night eating has subsided. No hunger, no cravings. Nada. Nothing. Zip. Zilch. Zero. Another minor miracle! Wis... Read more

Tried to Force Myself to Buy Chocolate Covered Almonds This Morning

Tuesday, October 18, 2011      8 comments

Long story short, I've been thin all my life. In past few years, gained weight due to stress, overwork, hormones, etc. (and yes, thinking I would forever be able to eat anything and not gain) I've hated the extra weight and can attest to ... Read more

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