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Wow! Now that's encouragement and support! Thanks SparkPeople
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      3 comments

I was just blown away today to find that my last post, "Good Diet Girl' was voted a featured blog post. I was feeling pretty desperate that day and reached out to Spark. But more so! I was really blown away by all the supportive and excellent ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Good 'Diet Girl' but what about the long haul?
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      15 comments

Sooo, in my first week on Spark I got all geared up. Yeppo, I printed my food journals, printed my weight and measurement chart, started a journal. Cleared the house of carb tempters, stocked up on protein snacks - all the useful, good things to... Read more
Starting over again
Monday, May 15, 2017      7 comments

So I ran from stress into, once again, the world of comforting carbs. Yes, that kind of food still eases my stress, being overwhelmed and so on and so. But I woke up today and said now, this day is the time to renew and begin again. I also we... Read more
I've been hiding
Friday, August 26, 2016      1 comments

As some of you know, my sister had a medical incident in March which left her with cognitive damage. She is steady improving but through all this, I have taken over managing many aspects of her financial and practical life. It's been intense a... Read more
What would you think about if you weren't worrying?
Wednesday, June 29, 2016      2 comments

BobcatGirl made a great post today about worry, asking "Would it help?'
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Things are recovering - me too
Sunday, April 03, 2016      3 comments

After almost a month in hospitals [my sister was eventually moved to a University hospital], she is now in a Rehab center where she will receive cognitive and physical therapy. They never discovered a concrete diagnosis but she had a type of un... Read more
Living Stressfully Again - my sister is very ill
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

Last year June to December involved the illness of a dear Elder friend and involved a hospitalization, nursing home, assisted living and finally her passing. It was a difficulot time and my husband and I had had a lot of responsibilities as her ... Read more
Traveling - Off the Grid and Back Again
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      1 comments

I was fortunate to spend 6 weeks this winter in Florida and Savannah. emoticon Last year was a stressful one wit... Read more
Sunday, February 14, 2016      8 comments

In all our quests to grow, relearn, learn anew and change, most importantly, remember to... ... Read more
Wishing you all good things in all ways. Onward we go!
Thursday, December 31, 2015      3 comments

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Pizza Pizza! Thank you almond flour
Thursday, December 31, 2015      4 comments

I was so excited about this just had to post. Pizza was a great favorite of mine before I discovered that carbs are just not friends of mine. I've tried other lo-carb recipes, like the cauliflower crust, but it was so NOT pizza, I gave up on t... Read more
Guilt-free healthy "Carbs" I can live with
Monday, December 28, 2015      7 comments

Since I have been struggling with 'carbs' I decided to try out some carb-tasting recipes that are not actual carbs. As a result, my new ally and best friend is Almond Flour, sometimes called Almond Meal.. To my taste, almond flour makes a... Read more
Wishing you Wonder and Delight!
Friday, December 25, 2015      2 comments

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The Year of Carbing Dangerously
Monday, December 21, 2015      4 comments

New Year's Even 2015 was the first time I had a 'snack atack' since I began with Spark in 2013. Plans went awry and I found myself by myself and 'celebrating' with a whole bag of potato chips. Not the worst binge I could have done, but the fi... Read more
My Dear Elder Friend Is Now At Ease
Monday, December 07, 2015      7 comments

My 86 year old friend slipped away last night. She is now at ease and a space for Peace has opened. She had declined so much in the beginning of the week, but her son flew in on Thursday for what he knew could be a last visit and she had a 'r... Read more

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