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Spread the SPARK: Join the National Weight Control Registry!
Sunday, May 24, 2009      3 comments

I joined the National Weight Control Registry last year and they've sent me their annual questionnaire packet to complete to update their records. I LOVE being part of this study because I sing the praises of SPARKPEOPLE every time I correspond ... Read more
Michael Pollan: We Are Responsible for Wise Food Choices!
Friday, May 22, 2009      3 comments

The more I hear from Pollan the more I just LOVE THIS MAN! Here is another great article that just does my "Fighting-Corporate-Control-of
-Our-Bodies" heart wonders! :-) blog.buzzflash.com/analy
sis/774 The arti... Read more
Revisiting Graceland
Thursday, May 21, 2009      3 comments

I had such a great time on my treadmill this morning boogie-ing along to songs from Paul Simon's old "Graceland" album that I just wanted to pass it along to others... If you're looking for some great upbeat music with a south African groove tha... Read more
Relay For LIFE!
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      0 comments

SparkPeople is all about LIVING OUR LIFE, so how fitting is it that our local SparkPeople members rally for the American Cancer Society's RELAY FOR LIFE?!?! I've started up our own SparkPeople Team for the Relay For Life and have our Team p... Read more
Pumped Up: Local SparkTeam Rallying...!
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      3 comments

It looks like my local SparkTeam may take me up on my suggestion that we have a SparkPeople contingent joining in the fun of our local Relay For Life fundraiser for cancer. www.relayforlife.org/bin
ghamtonny I'm no... Read more
"Don't Buy Any Food You've Ever Seen Advertised!"
Monday, May 18, 2009      7 comments

Many of you are familiar with Michael Pollan. Here is a link to a recent interview with him in which he pronounces: "Don't Buy Any Food You've Ever Seen Advertised!" www.alternet.org/story/1
40029/ Now that comment... Read more
Temporary Setback
Saturday, May 16, 2009      5 comments

Well I did it to myself, so I have nobody else to blame... While mowing today...two hours of cardio...YES! :-), I managed to hit a stone which popped out and slammed into my ankle bone. Didn't think much of it at the time other than grumble... Read more
Thursday, May 14, 2009      2 comments

I'm forwarding this from ZIRCADIA's blog as it's just TOO GOOD TO MISS! VIDEO OF CHRIS DOWNIE TALKING ABOUT HIS UPCOMING BOOK: THE SPARK! "KSIGMA1222 posted the link on his blog of the video he took. I haven't looked at it -- at work ... Read more
Time...Striving for Passion!
Monday, May 11, 2009      4 comments

I woke up to the shocking news of the death of a dear neighbor last night. He was 61 and playing with his beagle when a heart attack struck and took him from the world. He will be deeply missed by myself and many, many others. It is such a ... Read more
Notes on my 1st SparkPeople Conference in San Diego
Sunday, May 10, 2009      9 comments

Thank you, thank you and THANK YOU to Chris "Spark Guy" Downie and all the wonderful & positive staff of SparkPeople for assembling such an inspiring day of speakers, activit... Read more
Back to my GRAND...!
Saturday, May 09, 2009      3 comments

Felt good to clock in 1,000 calories on my treadmill tonight! Did my strength training and mowed the lawn earlier. Noticed something which I *think* is progress of sorts: After I finished my treadmill session I checked my heartrat... Read more
Catching Up w/ MORE CA Fun!
Friday, May 01, 2009      6 comments

Today went on a nature hike in Del Mar, caught up with the seals sunning themselves on the rocky shores of La Jolla and walked the beaches of Torrey Pines. Getting ready to set sail and catch up with some pre-conference socializing with oth... Read more
Climbed A Mountain Today...TWICE! :-)
Friday, May 01, 2009      6 comments

Twice...? Yep, forgot the camera the 1st time...lol! And that's not the LEAST of what I've been cramming into my WONDERFUL stay in San Diego...! My sister has been QUITE the gracious host and has shown me all around Balboa park. Earli... Read more
35th Class Reunion
Sunday, April 26, 2009      7 comments

Recently I've been invited to my 35th class reunion. I have never been to even ONE of my reunions! Finally, thx to my accomplishments and the support of SparkPeople, I think I might just go! Well this inspired me to try a new way of Sp... Read more
Care For a Spin on a SAIL-Trike?!?!
Sunday, April 19, 2009      5 comments

Check out this AWESOME gadget! www.treehugger.com/files
th-whike.php Of course we ALL would rather PEDDLE, but what fun it might be to *coast* along @ 30 mph...! :-) Don... Read more

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