...about my new profile picture, it's a pair of size 6 jeans that I should be fitting into soon. I tried them on the other day and they're still too tight to be comfortable, although I could probably get the zipper closed if I really tried!
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I've stayed home from work the past couple of days. Yesterday, I went for a walk in the late afternoon and took some photos. Resting today, back to work tomorrow.
Casting a long shadow with the sun at my back:
I got back from the retreat in Switzerland two weeks ago, and am just now getting around to posting a few pictures as I said I would. Sometimes I wonder if going on vacation is such a good idea! Kidding really, but I have been struggling to get ... Read more
As I wrote yesterday, I'm leaving on Tuesday for a retreat in Switzerland. This is the view I'm looking forward to, posted on Facebook by a friend who is already there, setting up for the event:
With the BLC starting up in just a few days (September 14th!) and the 5% Challenge a week or so later, I decided it was time to update my Spark page. My new profile pic is CAMO Boo (Go, CAMO!) and the background is a reminder of my word for the ... Read more
Today I signed up for the Fall 5% Challenge. I'll be a Firecracker again, and have signed on to be on the team of leaders for this round. If you want to know more about the challenge, read this great blog post by my Spark friend KATELJM: Read more
Once again I'm pushing the reset button. Last week's challenge helped me better see the changes I need to make. Sometime in the weeks ahead, I'll write about the decisions I need to make in the year ahead as I reach retirement age. I don't plan ... Read more
This week on the CAMO team of the BLC, we're doing a Special Operations challenge. We choose the areas we want to work on in the week ahead, work our plan then report back at the end of the week.
My Special Op is REGROUPING. The end of the ... Read more
My weight line on the Spark tracker keeps jiggling up and down, but still I'm showing a 7-pound loss for the 8 weeks of the 5% challenge. Back and forth is OK as long as it's mostly forth! Congrats to the other 5% losers and thanks to my fellow ... Read more
Today is a day off for me - it's Ascension Day and a bank holiday in Germany. Tomorrow is "Kalte Sophia", the day for Saint Sophie, and thus the name day for an old friend. I have to remember to call her - in Poland where she's from, name days a... Read more