Today is a milestone -- my 1,600th consecutive day logging in to SparkPeople. But during that time I'm currently only showing a 22 pound loss? What gives?
Actually, I was down from 290.4 pounds, my highest weight, to 235 at one point but t... Read more
When discussing developing a positive outlook, many public speakers are fond of using the rhyming phrase, "An attitude of gratitude." To me, giving thanks for blessings throughout the day is a natural habit. Sometimes the blessings are small, so... Read more
We all have things we don't like and things we do. Here are some of my thoughts about what I don't like and the positive side of what I do like. Maybe you can relate.
I don't like the way I look Read more
Three weeks ago I wrote about losing another pet, Little Thang, a kitty I took in as a stray eight years ago. When I said goodbye to her I also said goodbye to another piece of my heart as we all do when we lose someone or something close to us.... Read more
We often equate how much a present costs with its quality. But the most precious gifts need not be expensive as Lori (MOMMA_LITTLE) showed in her December 4th blog www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=4... Read more
Last November 11 I wrote of losing my dad, a career Naval officer who died on Veteran's Day:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=3775907
As I thought of him again today, especially ... Read more
Of the things of Dad's I found as I went through things after Mom passed, are three silver-plated trays engraved with his name, given him by shipmates and people he supervised while in the Navy. They have been sitting in a plastic bin with his N... Read more
It is no secret I enjoy words and often find phrases we use funny, contradicting, imprecise...you get the picture -- they make me ask, "Huh?"
Here is part of a current radio ad: "If you owe the IRS over $20,000 or more..." Wait, isn't "over... Read more
What color is your life?
Lately mine has been a blah gray. Oh, sure, there have been occasional periods of brilliant red, vivid blues and greens and bright yellow but those have been overwhelmed by long periods of muddy brown and coal black... Read more