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Forks Over Knives - Documentary
Thanks to a wonderful spfriend, I found this movie on Netflix. If you have the opportunity (I have Netflix unlimited), it's a great informational documentary regarding food and eating for health. Check it out.
Wishing all a great day.... Read more
Miscellaneous Observations About Sparkers
During my three-year adventure on the SP site, I've enjoyed meeting people from so many different backgrounds and circumstances. How interesting it is to "meet" people with one common goal - better health.
Some of the handles are obvious, ... Read more
My Status Thread is Like the Movie "Ground Hog Day"
I crack myself up with my thread. Seems as though it's always "Day 1 of no sugar" or "Day 2 of no caffeine." Maybe one of these days I'll get past five months of no sugar that I recently did and felt so much better w/o.
Wishing all a fun d... Read more
The Case of the Abandoned Elliptical
I was so excited when I'd gotten my new elliptical a couple of years ago. However, I never bonded with it; the motion isn't comfortable for me and I don't like it.
It's in my bedroom so that I can hop on it whenever I want. I haven't want... Read more
Thoughts Are Seeds We Plant...
...and if you plant crab apples, no need to expect to harvest Golden Delicious.
I read this in a book I'm reading last night and I really want to stop planting crab apples. This past four years' deaths/losses and assorted road bumps have u... Read more
Just When I Thought I was Going to Quit SP, Friends Pulled Me Through
And they didn't even know they had done that. Honestly, I go through this periodically even though I enjoy and support SP in so many ways.
Sometimes I just want to quit and not be bothered due to many factors. But then a bunch of SPfriend... Read more
HCG Banned - Yesterday's News
Heard a short segment yesterday that the FDA has banned the sale of HCG, which they have been threatening to do for a long time. I researched HCG about a year ago, when this forever plateau was getting the best of me, and realized that 500 calo... Read more
My Semi-Annual Huge Supplement Order Just Went In
I know there have been pros and cons about supplements, but I believe them to be a very helpful component to my well being. I haven't been sick in years - partly due to exercise, eating fairly well, taking supplements, and yes, pure luck.
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Forgot to Blog Today
So here I am. (smiling)
Wishing all a good week.... Read more
I Snack When I'm on the SP Site
I noticed that, whenever I'm on this site at night, I tend to snack while reading the information that SP provides. Not a good habit to get into; good thing I'm not attending AA or NA, and I'd be tempted to do those substances while attending t... Read more
Two Cross Goals Achieved In 2011
Despite this having been another tough year of many losses, including the most recent one of a dear friend of 11 years, I have attained two goals while continuing this healthy adventure.
One is no tv. I'm so much happier w/o it in my life... Read more
C'mon...Where Did This Year Disappear So Fast?
I've said this at the beginning of each month, but I really really really can't believe we are into December already. Yikes! Where has this year gone?
Wishing all a great day.... Read more
Here Comes the Detox Illness (why do I put myself through this?)
Even though I don't drink a lot of coffee (a small mug a day and no other caffeinated beverages), I get flu-like symptoms (including awful headache) for a few weeks (yes, weeks!) when I detox from caffeine. I've tried different methods like wea... Read more
Overeating Isn't As Rewarding As it Used To Be
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
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