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...And Then The Dam Broke.
Saturday, June 15, 2013      11 comments

My mother is moving this weekend from a house she has lived in for more than 30 years. She has sold the family property that has belonged to my father's side of the family since the 1880's. While I am not at all pleased about this, I am not allo... Read more
Sleep Tight, Sparkers.
Friday, June 14, 2013      7 comments

I just wrote out a big, ranty blog about my mother. Then after writing it, I realized if you Sparkers read it, then you would have the yucky, kaka feeling that I have inside right now. I don't want you to feel kaka inside, you marvelous Sparky p... Read more
Something To Chew On...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      8 comments

Hey Sparkers! Here's a little science to spice up your day! It's a study out of Harvard concerning your red meat consumption. “This study provides clear evidence that regular consumption of red meat, especially processed meat, contrib... Read more
Snake Oil Smoothie
Monday, June 10, 2013      8 comments

I was thinking of going to Jamba Juice today, and see they have a "Lean Advantage Boost™." I tell you right now, I distrust any food that has a trademark symbol on it, especially a food with a name like "Lean Advantage Boost™." So, I decide... Read more
Sunny California
Friday, June 07, 2013      6 comments

Well, it's finally here. The 100+ degree weather of the Central Valley is upon us. The chances of me going out to exercise are nearly zero percent. If you've ever exp... Read more
The Rains of Castamere
Monday, June 03, 2013      9 comments

Well Sparkers, if you watch Game of Thrones, you know last night was a tough episode to sit through. A friend of mine and I have spent the day enjoying the wails of horror that keep coming from Facebook and Twitter. Everyone seems really upset a... Read more
Note to Self...
Saturday, June 01, 2013      9 comments

Dear self, Stop doing stupid things that you know you shouldn't do. Sincerely, Me.... Read more
Dog Day
Thursday, May 30, 2013      11 comments

I just got done telling a random person here on SP that the lifestyle changes we successfully make when times are tough are the ones that will stick with us, and that we shouldn't try to make things too easy on ourselves. We should challenge our... Read more
All Work And No Play...
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      4 comments

I have a list of things to do today. I suppose it isn't a super long list...but it feels like it to me. First, I have to get through my work day. I am watching the clock closely. It seems to be moving slower the more I look at it. It's one ... Read more
Saturday, May 25, 2013      10 comments

SO, I'm just sitting here, watching my Spark People homepage flash articles and images in front of me and then THIS pops up... I sit there staring at it until it van... Read more
Friday, May 24, 2013      3 comments

So, after writing my last blog about being back in the 120's, I started thinking about maintenance again. I wandered into several calorie calculator sites. Every last one of them told me to maintain my weight, I have to eat 1650 calories a day. ... Read more
Back In The 120's
Friday, May 24, 2013      6 comments

Yep, after my whining in my blog on May 21st, I am happy to say, that as predicted, I finally lost a pound. It was a pound and a half to be exact. So, when I woke up this morning, the scale said "128.5." It's the first time I've weighed in ... Read more
Food For Thought
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      6 comments

With the upcoming March Against Monsanto coming up this May 25th (which I plan on attending), I thought I would share this article with you health-minded folks. You see, GM foods are everywhere here in the USA, but much of the rest of the world ... Read more
Stuck Again
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      5 comments

So, after nearly a month of not losing a single pound, I started to panic. Yes, I have been eating outside of my range, but I've been betting on my average over time. You see, if I add up all my calorie counts for May, then subtract out my exerc... Read more
Reading is Fundamental
Thursday, May 16, 2013      8 comments

Always remember, when responding to a blog or message board post, read the blog/posts completely....otherwise you will sound like a crazy person. That's my advice for the day, Sparkers. ... Read more

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