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Deaths and looking forward.
Friday, December 25, 2020      5 comments

Dad died December 17th. Peacefully while on hospice. I was able to grieve for the last 3 months of his life . His passing was easy . Sera my black lab died December 18th after breaking her leg in a freak accident. That completely broke my heart... Read more
Back on the wagon again
Thursday, December 03, 2020      3 comments

Been awhile but fell off the wagon and gained 43lbs. Lots of changes if my life since my last blog. Dad is on hospice now. He has been my rock for so long. It is hard to see the shadow of what he once was. My childhood friend, Michael, is moving... Read more
Finally got this, Bike race and Soulmate
Friday, September 14, 2018      11 comments

WOW things have certainly changed in the last few months. I have finally learned how to eat intuitively without thinking about each meal. Mealtime is not a battlefield anymore. The relief and release of stress is palpable. Food is simply fuel. ... Read more
May already, biking and buddies
Sunday, May 06, 2018      5 comments

I sent this in part of an email to a SP friend: "I used to think I was gonna die by age 65 so why bother. Dec 2015 I had an epiphany at work and wondered why did I have to die that soon? what if I made some changes and see what happens. Wha... Read more
Fell, glad I got that out of the way
Sunday, March 11, 2018      3 comments

The road bike(DRAGONFLY), is simply awesome. The inaugural ride was just 6 miles at rodale park. I can see how the addiction starts now. Yesterday was cold(30F) 10 AM I went on a Genesis group ride(with JEWEL trail bike) for 11 miles. Final... Read more
Saturday, February 17, 2018      4 comments

Bought a road bike today. It is simply beautiful and I have been drooling over it for a month. It was closeout sale and still there so I took the leap. I will get a full bike fit on tuesday and will definitely need some more instruction on this.... Read more
Life Weeds
Monday, January 15, 2018      2 comments

Read a great article on my becoming a minimalist. HEATHER LONGHURST Life Weeds Life Weeds I was sitting in a church meeting the other day. We started talking about some of the really important things that we all want to include in ou... Read more
Job Offer??? Bath remodel saga
Thursday, December 21, 2017      1 comments

Good News! I called my septic guy(George), he gave me another guy(Keith) at bellview pump. Keith came and told me Lowes (@$3500) was nuts. 2 of his guys came monday night and uncovered the pipe and figured out what they needed to complete the jo... Read more
Monday, December 18, 2017      2 comments

I joined a biking facebook page and one guy posted this today. I made up a little seasonal ditty as I rode around town on the fatbike today. I call it "Jingle Bikes". Dashing through the ice, on a Fatboy Specialized I slowly rode awa... Read more
"Instant new YOU just $29.99"
Tuesday, December 12, 2017      9 comments

I wonder why we seem to think we can change a lifetime of bad habits instantly. Where did we get the all or nothing mentality when it comes to getting healthy? I guess that is why all the diet ads push for near instant results. Yes we can do any... Read more
Potent thoughts
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      5 comments

I came across this today on Facebook. 1. There's a lot about our lives we absolutely can't control. You cannot control everything that happens in life, but you can control how you respond. In your response is your greatest power. 2. O... Read more
Back to ONEderland and what is NOT OPTIONAL
Saturday, October 28, 2017      7 comments

Hello ONEderland, we met a few months ago and then I made some lazy, stupid choices and moved 25 lbs away. It really is so good so see you again. I need to review why I left because it was lonely and frustrating there and I don't ever want to go... Read more
helping others help myself
Friday, October 06, 2017      4 comments

I have been emailing another member here on spark. Her story was so familiar to me I felt the need to reach out and support her. I emailed her this yesterday, "I know the struggle you fight. I fought the same battles and had to overcome th... Read more
Creepy Van
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      7 comments

So, I rode a new trail on Monday. North on the rail trail towards Weissport from Slatington. First off, I rode 5 miles before it occurred to me no one knew where I was or when I would be home let alone I was out for a ride. So I called my dad an... Read more
Aug 27, 2017
Sunday, August 27, 2017      6 comments

Well it has been quite awhile since I blogged and truthfully this is almost like a restart for me. I got lazy made wrong choices and gained 25 lbs of the 65 I had lost. I didn't go crazy off the wagon but I lost sight of the reasons why I need ... Read more

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