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Into The Great Wide Open: Celebrating 3 Years of Maintenance

Thursday, April 14, 2016      20 comments

Thank you to everyone for all your SparkGoodies and SparkPage comments praising my third year of maintaining my weight loss! My apologies for delaying my heartfelt gratitude for your ongoing support! I continue to move forward in so many wa... Read more

Intermittent Fasting: Works For Me!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016      21 comments

It was cool to see a nod of the head from SP's dietitian Becky recently:
p?id=2083 This is a good read if one is interested in incorporating Intermittent Fasti... Read more

Building The Healthiest Life Possible!

Monday, December 28, 2015      18 comments

JEANKNEE recently asked my thoughts on the 80% - 20% split on the importance of food choices versus exercise for weight loss. My answer turned into a blog! :-) We are all an experiment of ONE, right...? So everyone's mileage may vary.... Read more

Sparking Through The Holidays

Wednesday, December 23, 2015      17 comments

Hello everyone...just a quickie note to let you know I'm still kickin' and Keeping the Spark through the holidays. I've been more rock-solid than ever in my commitment to living free from sugar and processed carbs which has counter-intuitively (... Read more

New / Old: It's All Good!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015      15 comments

Enough slacking! A "hills" ride with the bike club over the past weekend had me *GASP* WALKING up a hill on a climb for the first time since like forever! It was a new hill for me, so I don't know if it was one I would've climbed successfully in... Read more

Another Year Younger!

Friday, October 23, 2015      21 comments

Just checking in to let folks know I'm still Sparkin' in whatever ways I can. Although my workouts have taken a hit, I've really, really locked in on healthy foods and loving the Beck "no-choice" strategies with food: I'm loving my "no-proc... Read more

The Way Wings Should (Thx to VALERIEMAHA!)

Wednesday, September 16, 2015      10 comments

VALERIEMAHA recently shared this sublime verse from Rumi: THE WAY WINGS SHOULD – RUMI What will our children do in the morning? Will they wake with their hearts wanting to play, the way wings should? Will they have dr... Read more

A New Life!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015      22 comments

Just a quickie today, life just doesn't know how to slow down...whew! After a long, long weekend of struggles and waiting, my son & daughter-in-law are proud parents of a healthy baby boy! It's an amazing thing holding a new life in on... Read more

Action-Packed Summer Keeps Rolling On!

Friday, September 04, 2015      12 comments

Heading out with friends tonight as Binghamton comes ALIVE again this weekend with First Friday
comingevents.html and our first LUMA Festival Read more

Hosted 3 Pro Bicyclists for the Chris Thater Races

Saturday, August 22, 2015      13 comments

Just a just never stops for reflection much these days...whew! So cool to welcome three pro bicyclists to my humble abode as they are riding in the Chris Thater races this weekend:
emor... Read more

I'm Confessin'

Wednesday, August 12, 2015      25 comments
1F3SvkHcrvM Okay, comin' clean here: It's been several months since I've stepped on a scale. Haven't bothered tracking my food either. More recently life has been presenting many opportunities an... Read more

How Does the Universe DO This...?

Wednesday, August 05, 2015      19 comments

I had the pleasure of hosting my first traveling bicyclist last night, courtesy of : Jakob has come all the way from SWEDEN to land in New York City with his bicycle & gear and is Indiana-bound for his studie... Read more

Forward Ho!

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      13 comments

You folks are just wonderful! REALLY appreciate all the support from each of you! So here's the update, re: atrial fibrillation: My e-mail to the NP: Hello Jenn, I'm back from my vacation during which I did some bike riding, ... Read more

Lake of Childhood Dreams

Monday, July 13, 2015      19 comments

What a wonderful vacation I've had! Reconnecting with family (our annual reunion is always around July 4th), beachcombing along the shore of Lake Michigan, riding my bike around, often with the company of my nephew from Portland who doesn't own ... Read more

Who Couldn't Love A City Like This?

Thursday, June 25, 2015      19 comments

Who can't love noodling about on one's bike through a city as gorgeous as this? That little girl's brother was oogling my bike and I said "do y... Read more

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