First, let me say thanks to all my friends who commented on my last blog that was probably a pretty annoying whine. I'd been sitting on those feelings for awhile, so when I let them out, they were very agitated, and they agitated me.
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Tomorrow is my birthday, and for the first time ever, I'm really dreading it.
It started a week ago, when I was texting with my friend whose birthday was Monday, and she said that she thought she'd be further along in life than she was at t... Read more
I haven't written a blog in a long time. There are a lot of ideas swirling in my head, and I think, "This is brilliant! I should TOTALLY blog about it!" but then I don't. They continue to swirl, and maybe someday, I'll write them all down.
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I've been watching the probably unsurprising uproar about the changes to the SparkPages since I first clicked on a blog link on my Friend Feed and realized there was a change. The changes are fine. I agree that the old pages looked, well, old. T... Read more
The last blog I wrote, I thought I was really focusing on the comfort of sitting down to a really corny movie, but most of the comments were about Self-Care Sunday, so I thought I'd write another one about what I did today for Self-Care Sunday.
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My husband was gone again this weekend. After the last time, I would get the very occasional pang, "Man, I wish I had watched Hallmark Channel movies while he was gone." Weird, right?
I never watch those. I watch the Hallmark Channel, becau... Read more
I dropped my husband off at the airport tonight. I now have nine days, just me and the dog.
Whatever will I do? Suggestions?
Right now, we are chilling on the couch. I am going to the library to do some research this weekend. I'll hav... Read more
It's been a rough month.
I've been committed to visit my grandmother once a year for the last several years. My plan for this year was to go see her in April for her 91st birthday. I say "my" like it was mine, but it wasn't. My sister had a... Read more
I think some people might feel strongly on this issue. Should one weigh everyday? Or will it just cause neurosis? There are ups and downs on the scale. You don't want to be so obsessed with a number. Or discouraged if you have a higher number du... Read more
I read this article today. I skipped the top section, but the rest was a good read, a good reminder of the definition of a calorie and how weight loss occurs:
bachperformance.com/the- dumbest-myth-in-nutrition/ ... Read more
Here are a couple really good articles that put a lot of what we hear about weight loss into perspective:
www.acaloriecounter.com/ blog/why-am-i-not-losing-w eight/
This one I read awhile ago and loved it. Someo... Read more
Today, I Googled a friend of mine from high school. He was actually a work friend, and the older cousin of a good friend. He was morbidly obese. He would eat an entire container of Cool Whip after a bucket of fried chicken. His shirts were alway... Read more
I collect stickers.
It started when I quit smoking. I used to walk into CVS and walk out with stickers instead of cigarettes (now you can't buy them there if you wanted to!), and it got a bit out of hand. People gift me with them, I buy the... Read more