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Overeating Isn't As Rewarding As it Used To Be
Monday, November 28, 2011      7 comments

In January '12, it'll be three years on SP for me. This past October, I celebrated three years since starting my healthier lifestyle adventure. It was a few months after that when I discovered SP. I've learned a lot and come a long way. ... Read more
Wishing all A Wonderful Gobble Gobble
Thursday, November 24, 2011      2 comments

Yes, folks, my wish for you is a Happy Thanksgiving. And although I've learned a lot about healthy choices here at SP, I am unabashedly looking forward to enjoying yummy stuff today. That's just the way it is. Have a fun holiday. Tha... Read more
At a Point Where Exercise Doesn't Invigorate, It Tires Me
Wednesday, November 23, 2011      5 comments

I think 3 hours a day is too much. It tires me out rather than making me feel better. Wishing all a wonderful Thanksgiving.... Read more
Grazing is Best (another radio report)
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      4 comments

We constantly hear, on the news, about this or that new diet and health discovery. Last night, I heard that grazers - those who eat several times during the day - do best with weight loss. Keeping the body nourished, they explained, makes it l... Read more
New Toy Will Be a Great Exercise Companion
Thursday, November 17, 2011      9 comments

I just received my new Kindle Fire today and am thrilled with it. Love to watch foreign films and can do so while on treadmill, elliptical, or recombant bike. Woohoo, what fun! Wishing all a great day.... Read more
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

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