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To Blog, or Not to Blog..... That is the question

Monday, November 23, 2015      7 comments

I find that after I write a couple of blogs, I feel this inner pressure to write very funny, entertaining, insightful blogs so that people will enjoy them and respond. So then, I don't blog because I can't think of something new and interesting... Read more

My inner child is having a tantrum...

Monday, November 16, 2015      7 comments

So, when I eat in an unhealthy way.... It is not because I'm hungry. All that "when you're hungry you make poor choices" stuff may be true... But not for me. It is not because I'm emotional. I am not an emotional eater. I used to think I ... Read more

Getting the hang of "will-power"

Thursday, November 12, 2015      4 comments

"It's just mind over matter!" emoticon Well... no. It's not quite that easy. It has taken me years to get... Read more

What's the deal with dairy???

Tuesday, November 10, 2015      6 comments

Almost everywhere I look I see articles letting me know that dairy is "horrible" for you. They say things like, "The only reason for dairy is to help a baby calf grow into a big, fat, cow." Read more

The Next Five Months!

Monday, November 09, 2015      5 comments

OK. My Spark-Coach assignment is to blog about my visualization into the future... Here goes. I can't even fathom 10 years into the future, so I'm sticking with the short-term future visualization. I have two big family events coming up in... Read more

OK. It's Official. I'm Old... and I'm taking suggestions!

Sunday, November 08, 2015      5 comments

Don't misunderstand. I love my age! I have earned every one of my 44 years on this wonderful earth! And there is only one alternative to getting old... right? I am good with it. Read more


Tuesday, May 26, 2015      7 comments

This is the big question: Why does it only take 3 days to gain back all the weight that you lose in a month??? emoticonRead more

Could use your input on this... Please?

Friday, May 15, 2015      6 comments

OK. Here's the story. I am having company this weekend from overseas. They are sleeping at my house and I have been cooking up a storm! I am thrilled to have them as I haven't seen them in some time and I am so happy to be returning the fa... Read more

OK... On the mend.

Thursday, May 14, 2015      6 comments

So my should is thankfully healing. I was able to Zumba and work up a real sweat even without using my arms during the workout... Focused a lot on upping the intensity of my lower body workout to compensate for not moving my arms. It felt gre... Read more

The Princess and the Pea....

Monday, May 11, 2015      5 comments

That is my husband's loving nickname for me. It doesn't take much to really take a major toll on my body. My alignment must be just so - or I break. emoticonRead more

I brought my dead orchid back to life!!!!!!!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      3 comments

OK. I have totally earned my Green Thumb! emoticon (let's just pretend that one's green...) I had this beauti... Read more

My new favorite lunch!!!!

Sunday, May 03, 2015      5 comments

It's so good I just had to blog about it!!! Morningstar Chipotle Black Bean burger Joseph's flax, oat bran, and whole wheat pita (60 calories, 6 protein, 4 fiber, 8 carbs, 2 fat!!!) about 1/4 of an avocado, sliced one sliced Italian t... Read more

Weigh-in Day!!!! This is why it's not just a number...

Friday, May 01, 2015      6 comments

So... After not stepping on the scale since Sunday morning... I stepped on the scale. These are my stats: Weight: Since Last Friday: -0.1 lbs. Since Sunday: -4.4 lbs. Fat percentage: Since Last Friday: -2% Since Su... Read more

These calorie ranges are CRAZY!!!!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      3 comments

OK... I know I exercised a lot yesterday. Logged over 20,000 steps (It was just too beautiful a day not to walk!) and went to Zumba in addition to Cosco shopping and other errands. My calorie range was suggested to be between: 2814-3164 ... Read more

The scale... A habit so hard to break!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015      6 comments

So... I'm a big believer in weighing every day. The irony is, as I'm reading an SparkBlog about how weighing every day is a habit I need to break, one of the blogs that is highlighted on the right side of the page as one that I might be intere... Read more

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