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What a week
7/24/2014 11:54:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Last Friday we dealt with my dad being gone 1 year. Somehow I think 4th of July was harder, since it was our holiday together. Monday night my 2nd cou...  Read more

CONFUSEDBIRD

Finding my green thumb
7/24/2014 5:23:41 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This is the year of returning to what I used to do. Grow stuff. Here is my one and only eggplant. I'm disappointed in the plant but my harvest of...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

Hangman but for music terms--"Hangnote"
7/23/2014 7:40:47 AM,  7 COMMENTS

www.musictheory.org.uk/hang-note.php This is so much fun! chris...  Read more

CTUPTON

hemidemisemiquaver???????
???

7/23/2014 7:37:28 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Quotes: Their gaiety consisted of ruling staves and copying a borrowed duet filled with hemidemisemiquavers . -- Patrick O'Brian,...  Read more

CTUPTON

Wearable Computing Gloves for learning Braille
7/22/2014 6:47:06 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The device evolved from a technology-enhanced glove that teaches beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes, created a few years ago...  Read more

CTUPTON

Exploding "Pyrex" cookware--BEWARE!
7/22/2014 6:38:39 PM,  8 COMMENTS

www.techfragments.com/1608/exploding-pyrex
-cookware/ This makes me mad. Companies changed the composition of "Pyrex" and now we...  Read more

CTUPTON

Best peppermint tea!
7/22/2014 2:36:48 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Carington Peppermint tea. My daughter introduced me to this. Very full bodied and smooth! I had to order it online. I could not find it in the st...  Read more

CTUPTON

Birthday boy GS Ben turns one today!
7/22/2014 5:40:54 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Wow, a year already! Tiny little thing, born a month early gave us all lots of fits. Soon he became the object of his big brother's attention-f...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

I miss "Health in the News" at parkpeople!
7/21/2014 8:44:34 AM,  16 COMMENTS

A link to why ealth in the Nws is not at Sparkpeople anymore. It is a shame. I miss it. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/messageboard.a
sp...  Read more

CTUPTON

Naked
7/20/2014 9:07:44 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Got your attention, eh? na·ked adjective \ˈnā-kəd devoid of customary or natural covering scantily supplied or furnished ...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

Decluttering is turning up loads of stuff I never knew I had.
7/20/2014 2:16:58 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I think some people who used to clean for me just tossed things into cupboards and drawers. Unbelieveable. In the bathroom--a very tiny bathroom...  Read more

CTUPTON

Yet another miracle
7/19/2014 3:04:14 PM,  19 COMMENTS

Today we tried buying DH a wedding ring337 to replace the lost one. I did not know where to go for it. For many months I was very over whelmed thinkin...  Read more

CTUPTON

Progress on reducing my pain!
7/19/2014 8:06:02 AM,  15 COMMENTS

It has not been quick. It has not been cheap. And it took a few years to figure out some things. But I am finally making progress . What ha...  Read more

CTUPTON

SP article: Top 10 things You Can Do At Sparkpeople--who knew!
7/19/2014 7:28:39 AM,  8 COMMENTS

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_ar
ticles.asp?id=1521 Calendar: Top of page TRACKERS/REPORTS/LOTS OF ICONS__PICK THE CALENDAR. I...  Read more

CTUPTON

Nothing special
7/18/2014 8:37:36 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Eating a bit more than I'd like but balancing the load. Not getting as much exercise as I'd like but getting some which is better than what I did th...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

SP article: Making a healthy salad
7/18/2014 7:47:17 AM,  14 COMMENTS

551 Greens! water chestnuts, apple slivers, a small serving of nuts, crumbled whole-grain crackers, and homemade croutons. To make your own...  Read more

CTUPTON

A Yearly Pain awareness week in Canada--who knew!
7/18/2014 6:43:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS

www.canadianpaincoalition.ca/index.php/e
n/national-pain-awareness-week It is very strange but lots of people are unaware of pain they are...  Read more

CTUPTON

Perfect 10 Gymnast
7/17/2014 11:55:27 PM,  6 COMMENTS

youtu.be/GsrJ1jJuhjI This LSU gymnast scores perfect 10s, not just this once, repeatedly. Do you know how much coordinated muscle it takes...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

You know what to do
7/17/2014 10:02:29 AM,  8 COMMENTS

So I have been back on the straight for 3 days now. I did not wake up for any dance classes this week. I have been eating much better tho. I have not...  Read more

CONFUSEDBIRD

Thoughts for a Thursday
7/17/2014 10:01:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I need to blog more! I find it cathartic to write my thoughts and emotions. I'm feeling a tad freaked out by the purchase of the company I work...  Read more

HEATHHILL

Bonus blog, the "why" stage for GS and playing around
7/15/2014 8:40:53 PM,  8 COMMENTS

OMG, I forgot this. Have you seen the IKEA commercial where the bad kid gets time out in the kitchen? Yep, that's where we are. "What's this, Nana...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

Wow, my first featured blog. I appreciate the votes!
7/15/2014 8:30:13 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Mostly I am glad I have Spark friends who continually encourage me to do the right thing for myself and sometimes scold me when I don't 334 I love...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

An email I get to prompt me to use 10 min. decluttering.
7/15/2014 5:23:34 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Simply Placed will send email alerts to get stuff decluttered! chris Time for the Tuesday Ten Minute Toss Challenge! RIGHT NOW spend 10 mi...  Read more

CTUPTON

Did you eat your frog today? Better yet, eat an elephant!
7/15/2014 10:36:20 AM,  19 COMMENTS

What is the best way to stop procrastinating about some big, ugly chore facing you? ANSWER:Eat an Elephant ! Q: How do you eat an elepha...  Read more

CTUPTON

Please don't tell me my weight
7/15/2014 8:39:09 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Yes maybe I have been in denial this pregnancy over my weight. I can still do all my jumps in WERQ and I can still stand for an 8 hr day at work just...  Read more

CONFUSEDBIRD

triumph! three wins in one
7/13/2014 10:54:01 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Yesterday's gym adventure was a real triumph. First, I called the field house at the park to ask about how to join the fitness center... and if it wa...  Read more

BELLCAT22

Feeling like I'm getting it. Fit, that is.
7/12/2014 9:50:15 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I had an epiphany this morning. I have time to care for myself, and I am doing so. In the years since 1999 I'd been helping caring for first...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

craving elliptical, dreading crowds
7/12/2014 12:21:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The thing I miss most about a gym membership is access to elliptical machines. I crave that real cardio workout that I just can't reproduce by joggin...  Read more

BELLCAT22

ALCAT food sensitivity (blood) test
7/12/2014 10:54:59 AM,  7 COMMENTS

www.alcat.com/landing/food-sensitivity-tes
ting.html A chiropractor signed me up for this test. A person came to my house to take the blood s...  Read more

CTUPTON

Kicking around a name
7/12/2014 9:55:19 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been wanting to name a baby boy after my grampa for a few years now. When he came thru ellis island from Transylvania his name was Enrich Jack...  Read more

CONFUSEDBIRD

A bit more food sensitivity information.
7/12/2014 7:53:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

OH--I Overlooked I had a mild reaction to gluten/gliadin, including malt, spelt, wheat, oat, rye. Mild reaction to casein so limit cow and goat'...  Read more

CTUPTON

Unexpected results of a food sensitivity test
7/12/2014 7:46:23 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Huh!!! Severe intolerances to these foods: carob40, onions 36940, peanuts40, string beans37340, tapioca40, vanilla 40 (avoid all of these for 6...  Read more

CTUPTON

Spark teams; no time to play in the sandbox.
7/12/2014 6:54:44 AM,  9 COMMENTS

As I clicked the flags to give points I thought about not playing with my teams. I've met a few friends on teams. My interests change as do the ch...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

"Being" and not "Striving"
7/11/2014 8:50:35 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I am focused these days on just being the best i can be each day. I am close to my goal, and so I am acting as if I am there already. Instea...  Read more

SUSANNAH31

Project Wellness 2014
7/10/2014 11:01:36 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It's surprisingly helpful to read my old blog entries. I'd forgotten some of the granular details of my first, very successful foray into wellness wi...  Read more

BELLCAT22

Run, Janet, run!
7/10/2014 7:23:36 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I got off my chair and out the door. I just started running. I ran to the end of the drive and kept on going. I got to end of the street and kep...  Read more

OVERWORKEDJANET

I Paid That Debt
7/10/2014 2:28:25 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Sometimes the universe gives you a swift kick in the pants. There was one tiny loose end still connecting me to my ex-husband... The bank account I op...  Read more

WOLFKITTY

Goodbye June, Hello July
7/9/2014 11:42:46 PM,  0 COMMENTS

June was a lovely month. I did notice myself eating to soothe myself when I was concerned about inconveniencing someone else, and my weight hasn't re...  Read more

INTIBLUE

I was called the energizer bunny! Me! It is miraculous!
7/9/2014 5:45:25 PM,  17 COMMENTS

At the pool the exercise was to lay on your back and raise your legs with one foot on top of the other. Toe to heal--not crossed. It is an abs exerci...  Read more

CTUPTON

167 Spark teams--Is this too many?
7/9/2014 6:57:28 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Of course I cannot post often on all these 167 teams! I use "Recent Posts" to help me post consistently on a bunch of these teams. I join...  Read more

CTUPTON

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