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They Don't Even Want Chubby Corpses For Science!
Thursday, January 12, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday I read an article on the MSN website that medical schools are rejecting chubby corpses as they do not provide the type of learning experience that students need. Too much fat to get through before finding the stuff they are studying. ... Read more
75% Have Broken Their New Year's Resolutions
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      6 comments

I've heard this several times on radio. It's only the second week into the new year, can it be true that this many people have broken their resolutions already? Wishing all a good day.... Read more
New Bootcamp DVD-200 Sparkers got It Free, The Rest of Us Get to Pay for It
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      4 comments

Guess that's just the way it goes sometimes. Not a problem, just an observation.... Read more
Where's Yoovie? Missed Her By 4 Minutes When She Posted That She Was Leaving.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      6 comments

I would have told her that it isn't only about losing weight that keeps people here on the SP site. That, just because she hit a plateau, didn't mean she wasn't worthy of her votes as motivator. During my three years here, I've seen people pop... Read more
Montana Teacher Disappears After Leaving For Her Run (headline on MSN website)
Monday, January 09, 2012      9 comments

I sometimes email SPfriends who hike and/or run in isolated places and ask how they manage their safety in a crime-filled world. Almost all of them respond that they are not concerned, and that one can't live in fear, etc. Wow, my city and... Read more
Could This Be True? They Changed Cookie Monster's Name?
Sunday, January 08, 2012      7 comments

I heard the other day that Sesame Street changed Cookie Monster's name to Veggie Monster. Now, if that's true, it's too bad that we can't even enjoy him singing, "C is for cookie, it's good enough for me" anymore. He was lovable. C'mon, Sesam... Read more
Listed Items Only When Grocery Shopping
Saturday, January 07, 2012      6 comments

My Week 2 focus topic - one of three - is to grocery shop only the items I list before going to the store. In fact, I read a book of tips reently that suggested not to go into any type of store w/o a list. And to stick ONLY to what's on that ... Read more
Focus of the Week-Weeks 1 & 2
Friday, January 06, 2012      2 comments

I've decided that each week I will set a focus behavior to concentrate on. This past week was portion control and another smaller, personal one. I have done fairly well, but am going to focus on them again for Week #2. Additionally, I a... Read more
Reflections Upon Three-Year SParkversary
Thursday, January 05, 2012      6 comments

This month marks three years on SP and I have to say that I've given back as much as possible. Bought products, brought in new members, spread the word, etc. So, with that said, I feel a lot of gratitude. As I read newbie blogs and smile... Read more
A Few Pats On the Back for 2011
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      10 comments

I wasn't going to look back, but on NY Day, I started to remember some things that I did in 2011 that I feel good about. In the midst of continued loss of loved ones, and feeling like it was another year in the grief clouds, I DID manage to get... Read more
The Caterpillar Thought Its World Was Ending...
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      6 comments

...and then it turned into a butterfly. (Proverb) I ran across this proverb on a book cover while in a store this morning. I have felt like that caterpillar so often during this past few years. However, I keep working at life a day at... Read more
36% Surveyed Have Already Broken their New Year Resolutions!
Monday, January 02, 2012      6 comments

I had to smile as I saw this statistic from the Rose Parade TV coverage a few minutes ago. You can't just flip a switch and change behavior. When folks do that to themselves, they're setting up inevitable disappointment. That's one of many re... Read more
Okay, It's Here. Now What?
Sunday, January 01, 2012      6 comments

I'm not concerned about the goals I met last year, or resolutions for this year. I'm more concerned about laughter and peacefulness. Leaving myself alone instead of being so centered on self and weight loss and all that goes along with thi... Read more
Here Comes 2012! Wishing All Sparkers Good Things In the New Year.
Saturday, December 31, 2011      3 comments

The third week of January will mark my three years on this SP site. I've known some of my sparkfriends almost the entire time. While many have dropped off the grid, others have remained and continue to motivate and inspire by their examples. ... Read more
Gratitude For the Bad Things As Well As Good
Friday, December 30, 2011      9 comments

It sounds so cliched, but that which didn't kill me this year, did indeed make me stronger. (Okay, universe, that's enough. I don't want/need to get any stronger!) (smiling) I am thankful for many things; at the top of the list is good hea... Read more

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