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The Lonely Dos Equis....
Thursday, May 02, 2013      4 comments

We're not big beer drinkers. My husband's preferred cocktail is a gin and tonic, while I generally opt for a glass of red wine or a vodka tonic. Of course, alcohol consumption at our house has plummeted since we've become SparkPeople (we rarel... Read more
Climbing out of the pickle jar....
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

Five weeks ago today, my husband and I started on SparkPeople for real (I made an earlier short-lived attempt in January by myself, but I was overscheduled at the time and didn't really have the mental bandwidth to learn what I needed to do and ... Read more
An Ode to Bacon
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      3 comments

In days before March, Saturday mornings found me Indulging in one of my favorite vices: I’d fry up some bacon along with my eggs, And savor a couple of glorious slices. But since I’ve been Sparking and reading food labels For nu... Read more
I can't wait to tell the folks at Medco to go jump in a lake...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      3 comments

After my team and I were "downsized" as part of a corporate reorganization, I ended up on my husband's bare-bones insurance plan. It's one of those high deductible plans that forces you to pay through the nose until you've spent thousands of do... Read more
Failure is not an option...
Thursday, April 11, 2013      0 comments

I just got done walking this morning (only 30 minutes rather than my goal of 45, but I overdid it a bit by increasing my speed AND raising the incline on the treadmill the same day - NOT a good way to do it!). But I'm thinking a lot about t... Read more
Give me Hawaii... just hold the coconut water
Monday, April 08, 2013      4 comments

I'm a fairly new SparkPerson, and I'll be the first to admit that I'm still learning about (and getting used to) the website. The other day I listened to SparkRadio, and I heard Karen and Lilly talking about coconut water and how it's impor... Read more