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Quick update on today's interviews...
Friday, October 08, 2010      7 comments

They both went well. One is more preferable to me than the other monetarily and work wise, it is calling on architects, builders, etc for a commercial building product. Company car, big draw, benies. The other is in-home sales, Home Dep... Read more
October 1...
Friday, October 01, 2010      7 comments

September is over and I'm not sorry to see it go. That month was a real trial for me and the best that I can say about it is that is is done! So, October 1, 3 months left in 2010, what a year this has been so far. I hate to wish away time but... Read more
Good news to Share...
Thursday, September 16, 2010      17 comments

I got some good news today. I went to see the surgeon as recommended by my doc to follow up on the results of 2 mammograms and a sonogram. She checked me out, looked at all the results of this years and last years tests and said that she reall... Read more
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      7 comments

It's official, I'm in one. It's cool and cloudy today, no sight of the sun. The car is in the shop and the repairs are going to be somewhere between "ouch and wow". I haven't heard back from the interviews of Friday. My friend ca... Read more
Going for the finish...
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      9 comments

I'm grateful for SP. This morning when reading a daily or a weekly story, I read something by....sorry, I forget who, that they were told by their trainer. It zinged me. This person was not happy with the results that they were getting in the... Read more
The California Delta... a travel blog with pictures!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      10 comments

I'm back from 5 days in one of my favorite places in California, the Delta. It's a unique place, a convergence of rivers, canals, marshlands and swamps that create a water highway in the center of California. Levees that were built to protect ... Read more
Is it worth the work do-over...
Monday, August 16, 2010      7 comments

As I was trying to delete a duplicate picture on my blog, I also deleted most of my blog. So here we go again, hopefully more concisely this time. It was a great time at the Delta. This is a trip that we have done several times in the las... Read more
I had a major life event this weekend...
Monday, August 09, 2010      10 comments

I think I'm still in shock, my only child left home for supposedly the last time this weekend. She's 23, working full time, and it was time for her to leave the nest and stretch her wings. I am used to her absence, she hasn't been home muc... Read more
So I just figured this out.. 6 months of sparking later...
Friday, August 06, 2010      7 comments

I just figured out how to really use the recipecalculator feature of sparkpeople. I have been on this website for 6months and been frustrated by how hard I found it to use the calculator and enter recipes. It still feels clunky to me to have t... Read more
Just sparkin' along...
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      7 comments

Nothing earthshattering here. I'm back strong on my program after several days off last week. I have a boat trip coming up next week and I'm going to wear a bathing suit for the first time in a few years, tried on my old one, size 10, that fit... Read more
180 days of sparking...
Saturday, July 24, 2010      11 comments

Today is 180 days of Spark People. Since I lean toward nostalgia anyway, I like to look back at what has changed in 180 days. My weight of course, 6 months later I am 24.5 lbs lighter. I weigh under 150 for the first time in 10 years. ... Read more
Me and my HDL...A 40 day challenge
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      8 comments

Well I have finally got the cholesterol thing straight in my head. Triglycerides high-bad, LDL- high bad, HDL- low bad. The past couple of years my triglycerides have been the issue going from high to higher, to dangerously high. This year, t... Read more
Yippee Skippee...!!!
Tuesday, July 20, 2010      7 comments

Today was my annual check-up with my physician, normally something I kind of dread. Last year after looking at the results of my bloodwork and checking my blood pressure, my doc hooked me up to an EKG machine before she would let me leave the ... Read more
I read the news today...
Sunday, July 18, 2010      7 comments

About a conference that recently took place at Stanford University where researchers from around the world convened to discuss the serious health risks of prolonged sitting or "inactive physiology". It seems that preliminary research ha... Read more
here's a little thing that made me happy today...
Friday, July 16, 2010      9 comments

As some of you know, peanut butter is one of my trigger foods. I can go into a mindless coma eating spoonfuls of the stuff, and boy, does it wreck havoc on my food plan. My friend Brenda and I were talking the other day and she told me a... Read more

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