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Accomplishment/s for 2013
12/10/2013 7:59:20 AM,
Sad but true,
There is but one...
Survival - plain and simple-
Not much fun.
(Lots more losses this year. But I honestly DO have fun daily...
SparktheSeason Dec 9
12/9/2013 11:39:45 PM,
ideally I snack on this and I love pretty much all of it...
but too often I give in to these:
today I had these:
A Salty Tale
12/9/2013 12:18:45 AM,
Yes, I know,
It's all my fault
That I ingest
Too much salt.
It's gotta end
So I'll make this vow
To turn a new leaf
And start right...
SparktheSeason Dec 8
12/8/2013 5:48:52 PM,
Best part of Winter:
a terrific list...
another terrific list...
Christmas! It's the day we celebrate my savior's birth...
Porky Pig Sings Blue Christmas
12/8/2013 12:34:42 AM,
Wanna laugh out loud or at least smile? Go to youtube and search the above headline. Be prepared for a fun treat....
SparktheSeason catch-up: Dec 2 thru 7
12/7/2013 5:41:34 PM,
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Many thanks to all of you who commented on my last two blogs. There are a lot of sweet people here! Thank you fo...
Seeing Stars, Not Bars
12/7/2013 10:48:23 AM,
There are so many great quotes from Nelson Mandela that I can hardly choose. He said that, from his little prison cell window, he could either see st...
I've been sick....
12/6/2013 9:02:33 AM,
I have been sick this week. Monday I could not get out of bed at all. It was miserable. I did not throw up, but there was nausea,...
Life is Tough
12/6/2013 7:07:57 AM,
Scott Peck, the author, said it best,
This you must embrace,
If you want an easier life,
Challenges you must face.
Accepting the premise th...
Perception - And my personal existential question
12/5/2013 12:38:19 AM,
Years ago, I went to a
An absurdist comedian
Did all sorts of the
Suddenly, he fell to the floor
The Power of NEGATIVE Emotions
12/4/2013 8:10:20 AM,
No one's knocking happiness,
Let's get that straight right now.
But those not-so-happy little bugs
Can really help - here's how.
I'm sad, I...
I Braved the Scale Today (and survived to tell about it)
12/3/2013 12:10:10 AM,
It's true, indeed, I braved the scale
And survived today to tell the tale.
The number didn't rise at all,
So the holiday wasn't my downfall.
If You're Ever in the SP Gameroom - Please Help Reach a Million
12/2/2013 12:16:21 AM,
Just for fun,
If you visit the gameroom
Please help reach a million
On the message board
That has my name.
Just for fun....
Dec. 1 - SparkTheSeason
12/1/2013 5:46:48 PM,
Photo Challenge: Dec 1 - Lights.
This is my tree from 2011. It pretty much looks the same each year, but with a star most of the time... this one ha...
Caffeine Detox Flopperoo
12/1/2013 12:13:37 AM,
I gave it up for four days straight.
Had no headaches, felt so great.
Sorry to say, it's over now;
I drank some coffee and wow-oh-wow!
My Black Friday Curiosity
11/30/2013 12:38:41 AM,
I never shopped this day before
So I set foot in a nearby store.
Took one look around, then fled;
Curiosity sated. Enough said!...
The Pumpkin Pie
11/29/2013 12:59:15 AM,
What can I say,
It's once a year.
A tradition of sorts,
The worst kind, I fear.
I'd intended to freeze
The pieces, I wrote.
FOR THIS AND SO MUCH MORE
11/28/2013 11:25:37 AM,
For a year of constant loss and sorrow,
Worries beyond compare,
And more lost loved ones.
For a very bumpy road with
No GPS to show me the way...
RE: Last Weekend, I Celebrated, My 10, Year Anniversary, In &, @ My, Flat (Sunday 23rd, November 200
11/28/2013 7:48:21 AM,
RE: Last weekend, i celebrated, my 10, year Anniversary, in &, @ my, Flat (Sunday 23rd November 2003 - Saturday 23rd November 2013).
I cannot, be...
My First Pumpkin Protein Smoothie
11/27/2013 12:19:32 AM,
I finally made it, after having planned to do so days ago. It turned out delish, although more like custard with a spoon than a smoothie through a st...
Does Anyone Wear (or has ever worn) TUK shoes? If so, what's your take?
11/26/2013 5:29:01 PM,
I'm on the fence about ordering them even though they have many positive reviews on Amazon. Just curious if any of my SP friends like them or how com...
Day 3 No Caffeine & No Headache? Could This be True?
11/26/2013 8:35:46 AM,
In the past when I've attempted giving up coffee/caffeine, even though just one small mug daily was imbibed, I went through weeks of awful body and he...
Day 2 No Caffeine. Day 36 Calorie Correction Course.
11/25/2013 8:37:19 AM,
Last night, after my first day of no caffeine, I was so tired that I laid down at 6 p.m. and was out for the night! Yikes! This is day 2 and I'm awa...
Eat It vs. Drink It- Same Calories?
11/24/2013 12:41:13 PM,
It seems like a dumb question, kinda like that pound of feathers vs. pound of gold they asked as kids. We always thought a lb of feathers was lighter...
Spent the Day Helping A Friend through A Very Bad Gout Bout
11/23/2013 9:18:49 AM,
Yesterday I spent most of the day helping a friend who couldn't even stand up due to gout. These bouts are coming more frequently and it is sad to se...
#SparkTheSeason Consistency Challenge
11/22/2013 8:53:10 PM,
Have you read this blog idea? I think it's a good one not to miss. December is often the hardest month to stay on track...
Here's the link to the...
My New Detox Technique-Making it Taste Yucky
11/22/2013 8:50:21 AM,
I'm trying to wean myself from caffeine. Even though I only drank one small mug a day, it was slowly progressing to more because I was making coffee...
Bowl of Candy in the Dentist's Office
11/21/2013 9:27:30 AM,
Last week, I stopped into a nearby dentist's office. I'm looking for a new one and like to meet the folks and look around before deciding.
RE: My Upcoming Tribunal Hearing.
11/21/2013 7:31:44 AM,
RE: My upcoming Tribunal Hearing, as many of you, know i am dreading, this day which i, have now got a, date for & that, date is 12/12/2013 Thursday,...
I Threw Away M & M's
11/20/2013 8:29:57 AM,
I found a little package of m&m's left over from Halloween. Instantly tossed it without wanting it. Woohoo for me!
I've written a couple of blo...
The Eeyore in Me Will Never Die!
11/19/2013 3:45:07 PM,
I'm going a little bit crazy today. I can't really say why. I'd love to blame my TOM, but it's way too early for that. I'm in a very similar mental pl...
1 Liter of Water Goes Bye-Bye While We Sleep
11/19/2013 1:23:18 PM,
This weekend, I was mattress shopping. On the counter of the mattress store was a beaker that held a liter of water. WOW! They were reminding folks...
Day 29 of CCC. Down another lb. And my pumpkin pie plan for Thanksgiving.
11/18/2013 8:30:48 AM,
It's day 29 of my calorie correction course and another lb is gone. That's 10 so far. Lest we get too thrilled, this is my catching up from re-gaine...
I stumbled, I got up, and I tried again - a few times....
11/18/2013 2:27:27 AM,
In the past I have lost and gained a vast amount of weight.
145 At the age of 19 I was 250lbs and managed to lose 100lbs in about a year - thi...
Progress, of sorts
11/17/2013 11:45:05 AM,
Has it really been almost a month since I last wrote? Really? Well, okay, time really does fly regardless of whether one is having fun or not. Actuall...
Ouch - this headache. Down to half of a small mug of coffee. (detoxing)
11/17/2013 1:09:21 AM,
Well, I may just forget about weaning myself slowly and bite the bullet. Started the migraine I get from getting rid of caffeine and this won't be pr...
To My Beloved Baby Boy who Departed on This Date
11/16/2013 9:20:52 AM,
They said that time would heal my heart,
Perhaps I know that's true.
But a huge piece is no longer there -
In fact, it left with you.
Unintended Benefit of Eating Less
11/15/2013 9:51:33 AM,
Spending less on food!!! I keep thinking I need to go get groceries, but this is my day 26 of the calorie correction course I've been on. Since eatin...
11/14/2013 12:46:54 PM,
Last night I skipped my run and didn't make my step goal. I made plans to visit a friends and watch a movie and drink beer instead. So instead of runn...
Rediscovering my ooomph
11/14/2013 3:27:49 AM,
Even though I have been active with CrossFit for the past couple of months I have not done much else other than some walking sometimes and a lit...
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