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Hello! Doggy news.............

Thursday, November 13, 2014      21 comments

Hi, It seems like forever that I sat down to write a "newsy" blog. Don't hold your breath, either because this one is going to be relatively short. Just touching base. I'm feeling better and returned to work this week after being off s... Read more

A very quick hello

Monday, November 10, 2014      17 comments

I'm still here! A lot has happened in the past few weeks but the main thing is I'm still here. Right?!... Read more

Coming clean about mental health - I've got a serious question to ask.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      24 comments

Hi, Well, I'd really like to know what in the heck is wrong with me. Yes, I know I have generalized anxiety disorder (actually I didn't until I heard my doctor tell a neurologist a few days ago) and I have severe clinical depression. ... Read more

Look after the pennies.....

Friday, October 24, 2014      17 comments

Hi, Today was another of those awful days when I just felt like a complete failure. One of the things that has been bothering me is that I haven't been keeping up with Spark. It's even to the point where I scribble my mileage down on a slip... Read more

Let's try this

Thursday, October 16, 2014      30 comments

Hi, I'm attaching (err, trying to attach) a link to a wonderful video that was recently shot in the capital city, St. John's, of my home province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Many of you know that I struggle with mental illnes... Read more

Very inspiring picture for those struggling........

Wednesday, October 15, 2014      13 comments

For those of you who can't see what it says.... "On particularly rough days when I'm sure I can't possibly endure, I like to remind myself that my track record for get... Read more

Why I am the worse possible choice for "motivator of the day"

Tuesday, October 07, 2014      26 comments

Hi, While I sincerely appreciate the congratulatory messages, I really have no idea why or how I was selected as "motivator of the day". And I feel like a big, fat failure! Right now I couldn't motivate a slug, and in fact, that's what I fe... Read more

Sick, tired, overwhelmed - but still pushing!

Monday, October 06, 2014      16 comments

Hi, Whew, I'm really fighting the good fight with depression and anxiety right now. My moods are all over the place but mostly fluctuate being crying my eyes out and feeling normal. Luckily, feelings of anger are rare, although there are ti... Read more

For anybody struggling to eat healthy on a budget - check out this free resource

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      23 comments

Hi, I guess because I work in a library I come across all kinds of sites, newsletters, etc when I'm doing a bit of research. Anyway, I found this site that mentioned a woman who is trying to make sure all people, even those on food stamps, ... Read more

A funny picture for those doing the 5% Challenge

Monday, September 22, 2014      20 comments

Yes, I walked today! I had to force myself and this is what I looked like after 40 minutes of walking........... Tropical Storm + Not wanting to Let My Teammates Down = Sati... Read more


Saturday, September 20, 2014      25 comments

Hi, Thank you all for your concern, as always. I've been advised to keep a "mood" journal (I actually typed in the moody, which is perhaps more apt emoticonRead more

Oh, dear! Hi, my name is Susan and I'm an Emotional Eater!

Monday, September 15, 2014      24 comments

Hi, A special shout out to my SparkFriend, CERIOUSLY, for reaching out through the miles and giving me a gentle nudge in the right direction. Because of her, I've joined up with the next 5% challenge and I'm proud to be a teddy bear once ag... Read more

When all else fails .... # 1 habit of healthy lifestyle

Saturday, September 06, 2014      33 comments

Hi, As many of you know I've been on a self-imposed Spark break for several weeks. I left, not knowing when I would return but confident that I WOULD return. As I write, I'm not even sure that I'm back, despite blogging at this very moment.... Read more

If you read my last blog this is the follow-up....please read

Sunday, August 24, 2014      33 comments

Hi, As many of you know by now, my last blog struck a chord with many SparkPeople members. Some of you wrote on my SparkPage, some sent SparkGoodie, some sent me a private SparkMail and MANY of you commented directly on the blog itself. T... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A very hard blog to write - why I'm walking away

Monday, August 18, 2014      182 comments

Hi, Most of you probably don't know this but I'm in a horrible place mentally, right now. I've never one to be overly anxious but these past few months have seen my anxiety levels reach unprecedented levels. My psychiatrist and I have delve... Read more

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