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Insufferable But All Right
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      10 comments

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. I had ... Read more
Birthday Eve
Thursday, October 13, 2016      19 comments

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
Oct-Sober and Other Things
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      17 comments

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. ... Read more
Sunday, May 22, 2016      24 comments

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
SparkPeople's "Customer" Service
Sunday, May 08, 2016      19 comments

This is so the kind of blog that I would pretend that I was going to register a very serious complaint, but I just can't today. ... Read more
Self-Care Sunday: Trails, Beer and Cookies
Sunday, April 24, 2016      11 comments

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. ... Read more
A Hallmark Weekend
Sunday, April 17, 2016      11 comments

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
Friday, March 18, 2016      11 comments

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
Pretty Low
Sunday, February 21, 2016      14 comments

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
Weighing Everyday - The Evolution
Sunday, October 04, 2015      21 comments

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
Have Only Been Maintaining - Bonus! A Cool Tool
Monday, September 07, 2015      12 comments

Do you know why I haven't really been losing anything, just sticking with the same three or so pounds the last little while? Hormones? Genetics? Nope. Check this out: ... Read more
More Weight Loss Sanity
Monday, June 08, 2015      8 comments

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:
dumbest-myth-in-nutrition/ ... Read more
Now I Understand Why I Haven't Been Losing Weight!
Thursday, May 28, 2015      8 comments

Here are a couple really good articles that put a lot of what we hear about weight loss into perspective:
eight/ This one I read awhile ago and loved it. Someo... Read more
Please, Take Care of Yourselves
Monday, May 25, 2015      13 comments

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
Changing Focus
Friday, May 22, 2015      10 comments

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

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