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SUGAR! and the Spark People Tracker
Saturday, December 03, 2011      18 comments

After gathering comments from SP members about this topic, I am better able to summarize my issue: IF AN INGREDIENT IS ON THE SP "NUTRITION INFO" FOR A FOOD ITEM, IT SHOULD SURELY BE TRACKABLE ON THE SP NUTRITION DAILY LOG. Really, it's... Read more
Has THE BINGE begun?
Sunday, November 27, 2011      20 comments

You KNOW what binge I mean. The Holiday Binge. Most of us, be honest, start at Thanksgiving, with all the pies and dressings and varieties of starchy, sugary foods, and eat our way right through Christmas to New Years! I've done tha... Read more
Saturday, November 12, 2011      21 comments

I was talking with my best friend yesterday about "women who constantly move furniture". His ex-wife re-arranged the furniture almost weekly. He'd come home from work to an entirely different house, quite often. I lived in my last hou... Read more
Update on The Troubles
Wednesday, October 26, 2011      24 comments

My mother really wants to be 60 again, with the freedom that good health, good vision, and driving where you want when you want gives you. None of us can grant her wish. So she’s stuck with being 89, legally blind, needing more and more he... Read more
“The Troubles” or “To be Happy or Safe?”
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      9 comments

Thank you all again for the many good thoughts and words of kindness during the Troubles with my Mother, after her fall, which I now believe was due to her blood pressure dropping drastically and causing her to pass out. The same thing happen... Read more
Living on adrenaline.
Saturday, October 08, 2011      18 comments

Thank you all for your concerns about my mother and myself. This blog is for everyone I haven’t had time to answer. Wednesday, my mother fell while crossing the street by her apartment, going to the Senior Center for exercise. My mother w... Read more
Tiny Little Daydream
Monday, September 26, 2011      13 comments

I've been wanting to do this for at least ten years - I want to have a large Post-It pad printed up with the same thing on every sticky little page: PARKING FOR DUMMIES available at your local library! Try to act like you aren't the... Read more
Best Bet on the Numbers Game!
Thursday, September 22, 2011      8 comments

If you’re not playing the numbers game, your best bet is to play it! I’m talking about HEALTH numbers. Yours. You know, blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, heart rate, and last, but never least, the number of minutes you spend exe... Read more
Have YOU laughed today?
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      12 comments

A friend sent this to me. Let's hope we all have this much fun when we end up here! www.flixxy.com/clark-ret
irement-home-lipdub.htm ... Read more
Change of Mind
Thursday, July 21, 2011      14 comments

Sometimes your mental concept and perception of something is what makes it a success or failure in your life. After experimenting with all sorts of ways of eating, I discovered that low-carb eating took away my cravings and left me feeling ... Read more
Trees and Shade (Photos)
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      18 comments

I've had a little conversation going on with a SP friend about trees and shade, a very important topic in a place where over a month of every summer has temps of 100+. Of... Read more
Friday, July 01, 2011      18 comments

FEAR Some of you may know that I worked in the criminal justice system all my life. When I retired I was in charge of the pre-trial release program in my county. We interviewed inmates in the county jail to determine if they could be rele... Read more
Thursday, June 30, 2011      15 comments

I need a sponsor. Someone to call when I have an overwhelming desire to consume something that I know is bad for my body. Like AA. But EE instead. Emotional Eating. Here I thought I was “knowledgeable” about dieting, healthy eating, and ... Read more
Friday, June 10, 2011      12 comments

I made a trip to my childhood home this week. Have you ever heard the expression, “You can’t get there from here. You have to go somewhere else first” ??? Sometimes it’s true. Especially in the country roads of Texas. I need a toll road th... Read more
Veggies In Your Blood
Saturday, May 14, 2011      10 comments

My DIL had some complications in the second week of recovery from her double mastectomy. She developed a 4" blood clot in her leg. She is a 41 yr. old, healthy, active, working mom, not overweight. She wore the stretch stockings and did every... Read more

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