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I'm Celebrating 4 Years with Spark!
5/22/2014 3:04:45 AM,  22 COMMENTS

Four years ago, I stumbled onto SparkPeople.com and discovered a host of tools to help me become healthier and increase my fitness. New friends...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

Summer Plans
5/18/2014 1:40:59 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Ive been trying to write a blog about my summer plans. I started making a list. You know the kind of thing: types of exercise I will do and...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

Going to San Francisco
5/16/2014 1:40:11 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I am making plans to spend part of the summer in San Francisco. I have a friend who lives there and when she goes on vacation she invites me to...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

CELEBRATE WORLD LAUGHTER DAY Sunday, May 4th
5/4/2014 5:53:09 AM,  23 COMMENTS

What a wonderful idea - setting aside a special day to remember just how good it feels to laugh. The health benefits of laughter are well estab...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

WHAT REALLY MATTERS - When Life Gives You Lemons
4/30/2014 5:20:57 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Oh how many times have we been told what to do when life gives us lemons. Here are a few options: These ideas are humorous when thi...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

Goals: Renewing the Basics
4/7/2014 1:33:27 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Extravagant flowers planted in Autumn, sleeping through Winter, only to burst forth in Spring, awakening us to Hope and Renewal. ...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

ABC's of CJ
2/11/2014 1:19:49 AM,  20 COMMENTS

A is for Age: 68 B is for Booze: Just use a little wine for cooking C is for Car: Honda Civic, it's old but it's still going - just like m...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

Back at it...Again
12/31/2013 12:07:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Dear readers (if there are any), Here I am at SparkPeople again. Three or four years ago I joined for the first time. I lost a lot of weight and...  Read more

HEATHLIN

MY THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS
11/15/2013 11:56:21 PM,  16 COMMENTS

When Thanksgiving time comes around I tend to become very literal minded. I look at the word Thanksgiving and I automatically say, Hmm, this...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS
10/25/2013 12:36:26 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Since Charles Schultz first aired his television special, “It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”, I have followed the example of Linus and...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

EXERCISING – when it's cold outside. Brrr!
10/18/2013 12:31:08 AM,  9 COMMENTS

First, let me make it clear that this is NOT a picture of me. When it is that cold you will find me indoors staying warm and sipping fragrant t...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

AUTUMN CHANGES
9/23/2013 9:15:14 PM,  14 COMMENTS

One look outdoors reveals the natural changes that come with autumn. The nights become longer, skies clearer and stars brighter. Day after day...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

RECIPE: Tuna and Rice
9/17/2013 2:21:49 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Here is my variation of an old favorite - a tuna rice casserole that is just as good warm as it is leftover and served cold as a salad. And esp...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

Only One Goal
9/5/2013 8:25:15 PM,  20 COMMENTS

Each month the A&I Team prompts us to write about our goals - looking at how last month went and how we want to proceed for the next few weeks....  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

IF I WAS ALONE ON AN ISLAND . . .
8/30/2013 12:10:22 AM,  12 COMMENTS

This week our A&I Blog Challenge is to write about what we would want to have if we were stuck on an island. Im starting with the assumption t...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

MY FAVORITE EXERCISE
8/23/2013 9:48:55 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Please imagine really fun and colorful pictures for this blog. I couldn't get them to load so I'm leaving it up to you to create any you want. ...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

WHY I JOINED SPARK
8/18/2013 2:04:53 AM,  26 COMMENTS

Years ago this was all the activity I could manage. I was trying to recover from several car accidents (yes, 3 in as many years). I developed fib...  Read more

CJWORDPLAY

Woe is me!
5/19/2013 8:48:36 AM,  17 COMMENTS

#1 on my to-do list today is visit a CVS clinic regarding the sinus infection that came on last night. I have no energy at all, and my head feels lik...  Read more

SABLENESS

Grocery Store Workout
5/17/2013 10:04:20 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Yesterday's shopping stop turned into some bonus fitness minutes by simply Walking briskly through all aisles twice Reaching/stretching for ite...  Read more

SABLENESS

Monday's goals CAN DO
5/6/2013 12:33:22 PM,  10 COMMENTS

30 min exercise - 3 min to go. I'm staring at lots of small print at work, have to take stretch breaks, and went for short walk on lunch break. I'll...  Read more

SABLENESS

What's in [my] name? Requiem for Sable
4/7/2013 7:42:23 PM,  10 COMMENTS

He was a big beautiful Maine Coon, black with a thick double coat that needed lots of brushing and an especially long handsome set of whiskers. We me...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 86 Better than expected dr appt!
3/27/2013 10:02:00 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Surprise--in spite of a month of not so great eating, my bloodwork looked good. This doctor's scale showed two pounds less than the one I saw Monday....  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 85 Never mind those other days; today was GOOD!
3/26/2013 8:16:38 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Oof. Bad week; stress eating; dragging through the days after a couple nights of insomnia. I'm sure my bloodwork will reflect all that at tomorrow's...  Read more

SABLENESS

Days 76 & 77 turning around
3/18/2013 9:33:33 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Having some computer issues, GRR. Good meals today and out for a walk on break to clear my mind....  Read more

SABLENESS

Days 71-75 MIA almost a WEEK???
3/16/2013 6:33:52 PM,  7 COMMENTS

THANK YOU, friends, for comments, goodies, encouragement on being in the Meow Spotlight. I appreciate every one of you. I had choices to make th...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 70 ASK for help when you need it
3/11/2013 12:25:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

After nearly a month that included being away for an 8 day retreat, daughter moving across the country, and big workload, "I'm so far behind, I think...  Read more

SABLENESS

Days 67-70 Ready? Set for Monday
3/11/2013 6:57:41 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Where did the weekend go? After a day of exhaustion, I worked hard on getting caught up. I made crockpot chili, hardboiled some eggs, and the house...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 66 Almost Friday!
3/7/2013 8:39:13 PM,  5 COMMENTS

1) What new habit you wish to develop? DONE 2) How will you do that? DONE 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? DONE ...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 65 Feeling worn
3/6/2013 9:25:08 PM,  10 COMMENTS

1) What new habit you wish to develop? DONE 2) How will you do that? DONE 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? DONE ...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 64 Gotta be a better one!
3/5/2013 7:17:26 AM,  7 COMMENTS

1) What new habit you wish to develop? DONE 2) How will you do that? DONE 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? DONE ...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 63 cont'd: And I thought last Monday was hectic
3/4/2013 7:57:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Whew. I was thinking this Monday had to be better than last. Work got crazy, I was sent on runs to south and north county, got back 15 min after I'm...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 63 How to encourage myself - got it!
3/4/2013 9:33:52 AM,  4 COMMENTS

1) What new habit you wish to develop? DONE 2) How will you do that? DONE 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? DONE ...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 62 strategy
3/3/2013 5:57:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

1) What new habit you wish to develop? DONE 2) How will you do that? DONE today 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track?...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 61 All on my own
3/2/2013 9:14:57 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Week 2 Blog topics for Winter 5% Challenge 1) What new habit you wish to develop? 2) How will you do that? 3) What are you doing to encoura...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 60 Daughter's moving day
3/2/2013 8:53:53 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Bittersweet day. I am proud of how my daughter has handled her move, organizing details, researching her new home and area, lining up job possibiliti...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 59 counting down...
2/28/2013 8:15:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

After having had such a wonderful time of retreat that I haven't had time to blog about, it's been hard having a really hectic week. Tired has been a...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 58 midweek peak and heading for the weekend
2/27/2013 9:33:27 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Food - good Exercise - 10 min snatched here and there We had a low key family dinner this evening, just me and my husband and our two daughters...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 57 Tues catching up
2/26/2013 9:32:59 PM,  8 COMMENTS

food - so-so. I know I'm doing some stress eating, but less than yesterday. Doesn't help that I'm having dental issues that affect what I can eat, n...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 56 Monday Monday
2/25/2013 9:41:17 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Over cal I'm sure, but no idea how much; no time to track. Exercise 5 stretch + 18 walk = 23 Had a really hectic first day back to work. I go...  Read more

SABLENESS

Day 55 Packing
2/24/2013 10:50:43 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Calories 1494 Exercise 120+ I worked hard today helping my daughter with her packing. The movers are coming early tomorrow, and you truly don'...  Read more

SABLENESS

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