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Happy Thoughts
Thursday, March 19, 2020      17 comments

What a time we are living in! Try as I might to avoid the news, I get updates all the time. right now I am on our patio and looking through Spark where the positivity is fantastic! And I'm looking at the bright blue sky and just enjoying th... Read more
Every Day Something New
Sunday, March 15, 2020      17 comments

Here in Florida we are adjusting to a new way of life. Friday we got the news that all dining rooms and the fitness center were closed until April 6. Our friends stopped after learning that and we had wine out on the patio and I heated up pizz... Read more
Catch it Quickly
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      15 comments

We have been in Florida for about 6 weeks and just loving it. Now that the big things have been done in the house we are finding time to just "live" here and not feel like we are in the construction/design business. For the most part I've bee... Read more
A whole different life!
Saturday, February 01, 2020      17 comments

It is hard to believe that just three weeks ago we got to Florida and there was so much to do! The house was basically a construction zone and thankfully we had our bed assembled. Three short weeks later it feels like a home! got the fallin... Read more
Settling in to Our New FL Home
Tuesday, January 21, 2020      17 comments

it is hard to believe that two weeks ago we were leaving Mt Kisco, NY to drive to FL. And today we woke up in our new Florida home and it is really getting to feel like home. While I came here in October to get the internet hooked up among the... Read more
All our bags are packed...
Monday, January 06, 2020      19 comments

All our bags are packed and we are ready to go! The POD got loaded and amazed at how much got in there! It got picked up today and will be delivered to our Florida house on the 15th. Realized that we do not have one lamp in the new house sin... Read more
What Will it Take?
Thursday, January 02, 2020      15 comments

For years I chased the "best diet" hoping against hope that I'd find that magic bulllet where I'd lose weight and keep it off. Of course the fallacy of that thinking was that I figured I'd go on the diet and when I hit my goal I could basically... Read more
Changing Food Preferences
Sunday, December 29, 2019      14 comments

Back in October 2011 I decided to make some changes and one change was to choose to eat healthy most of the time. Over time the way I eat has really changed and I pretty much follow Michael Pollan's advice to eat "real food, less of it, more pl... Read more
...Yet we do it!
Saturday, December 14, 2019      17 comments

emoticon Cloudy this morning and rain predicted throughout the day. When I took Fletcher out it wasn't rainin... Read more
The Power of Spark
Sunday, December 08, 2019      19 comments

This blog could also be titled "the power of communicating goals" since that is what happened. On Friday I posted about the Jingle Bell Run/Walk we planned to do on Saturday. It's a 5K at a local college and benefits The Arthritis Foundatio... Read more
When Exercise is Non-negotiable
Monday, December 02, 2019      17 comments

Years ago I made a decision that daily exercise was non negotiable. It hit me this morning that that decision actually makes it easy to get up and go. It was snowy this morning and more snow on the way. Didn't want to get stuck at the club. ... Read more
Go Ahead. Eat Your Holiday Feelings
Sunday, November 24, 2019      15 comments

This article in the Sunday Review section of the New York Times, really got me thinking. https://www.nytimes.com/inte
ractive/2019/11/23/opinion
/sunday/emotional-eating-h
olidays.html Brought up so many of my "old" thoughts a... Read more
Diet Studies
Wednesday, November 13, 2019      13 comments

No surprise! Just read an article in the NYT's about the issues with studies on diets: https://www.nytimes.com/2019
/11/13/opinion/diet-resear
ch-nutrition.html?action=c
lick&module=Opinion&pgtype=Homepage Or go to nytimes.com a... Read more
Navigating Vacations
Tuesday, November 05, 2019      18 comments

In this case "navigating" is the right word since we took a river cruise up the Danube which was fantastic. I'd always heard about cruising and seems like LOTS of food was part of the description. I was determined to have fun and not gain weig... Read more
Heading Home!
Thursday, October 31, 2019      18 comments

After two weeks we are heading home and right now at the airport in Prague waiting for flight to Frankfurt and then on to JFK. And what a two weeks it has been!!! This has been a real challenge to keep the food at a healthy amount especial... Read more

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