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Plus-Size

Friday, February 27, 2015      13 comments

What an interesting article in this morning's paper about whether plus-size modelling actually creates positive body diversity. www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/relationships/is-plus
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eating-positive-... Read more

Sitting With Emotions: a moving experience!

Thursday, February 26, 2015      25 comments

I really enjoyed the comments on yesterday's blogs. It's interesting to me: lots of people have never used excess pounds for "protection": and they seem to be people who've not experienced huge spikes in weight. Makes sense. So, continu... Read more

Wanting AND Not Wanting to Lose Weight

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      20 comments

FEEDTHEHUNGER writes terrific blogs. Here's the link to her page, if you haven't yet sampled some of her wit and wisdom. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=5878537 And (without s... Read more

Continuing to Track . . .

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      27 comments

. . . even though I've had no success in shaking that darn half pound) at least on my home scales: the gym scales are cooperative). And so: I'm just not going to worry about it. It can't be "real" weight. It's gotta be a technical/e... Read more

Deep Freeze Redux

Monday, February 23, 2015      25 comments

We're right back into it this morning at -22C. And more snow too! Finding my newspaper in the driveway required great bravery and considerable search-and-rescue skills: I can well understand that the delivery person doesn't want to get out... Read more

Lovely Weekend Continues . . .

Sunday, February 22, 2015      18 comments

OK, then: the scales at the gym (proper balance beam scales) weigh me a full pound lighter than the scales (cheapy digital) at home. Guessing you can tell which scales I prefer!! Had my olive green leather pants taken in dramatically (... Read more

I am happy

Saturday, February 21, 2015      26 comments

Do you have those random moments when you become aware of happiness? Just walking down the second floor hall of my house on a Saturday morning -- dim and rather shabby-- heading up to get a third basket of laundry: and caught myself thinkin... Read more

Bzzzy Day --

Friday, February 20, 2015      21 comments

Sometimes the work just piles up and Friday is especially bzzzy -- if I'm hoping to have free time on the weekend. And that's OK. It was interesting. It was productive. DH was wearing his new bird-patterned bow tie that I found for h... Read more

Imitation Game

Thursday, February 19, 2015      30 comments

I don't get to the movies very often. But this was one we wanted to see: DH's mother worked as a code-breaker during WWII and we had enjoyed the Bletchley series on Netflix. What a brilliant movie about the development of the machine t... Read more

Why They Call it "Work"!!

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      26 comments

Because: it's work!! Yup, now I remember. Interesting, challenging, fascinating . . . and a significant portion of it still is something nobody would do voluntarily without being paid for it. *post-holiday head-nodding* OK ... Read more

When Dawns Are Dark And Dreary . . .

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      23 comments

When dawns are dark and dreary And days no promise bring When every cloud is weary Set out to meet the spring When every cloud is weary Set out to meet the spring!! On my, it's dark and dreary here today. Reminding me of this old... Read more

Still Cold Cold Cold

Monday, February 16, 2015      19 comments

It was all I could do to stick my head out the door long enough to pick up this morning's newspaper . . . BRRRRRRRRRRRRRR! But: it's bright and sunny and supposed to warm up a bit (day started at -24C, and has now moved to -19C with anticipated... Read more

Too C-c-c-c-c-c-c-old!!!!

Sunday, February 15, 2015      31 comments

It WAS too cold to cross country ski. WAY too cold. Got into our ski clothes, got out to the golf course ski trails, got out of the car and the wind was blowing fiercely -- the kind of wind that makes your face feel immobile. Other skie... Read more

Happy Spontaneous Valentine's Day!

Saturday, February 14, 2015      28 comments

Love Valentine's Day -- and it's off to a good start! Yup, I mean: laundry and soup making (minestrone) are already done, and pretty soon and before I buy groceries I will be xc skiing even though it's cold cold cold. And it won't be pri... Read more

Why I Don't Post Photos (Often)

Friday, February 13, 2015      27 comments

Too dumb. Technically challenged. No kidding. Gahhh. So pleased that I actually managed to post one from my iPhone while on holidays -- and tried to post another and got it upside down and then had a hideous time figuring out h... Read more


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