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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Newton Was on to Something, and I Don't Mean the Fig Kind!
Monday, January 23, 2017      45 comments

As those of you who have been reading my recent outburst of blogs know, I have had a bit of a setback in my brawl with blubber. I set out in January of... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Oh, Be Careful Little Mouth...and Be Stronger Little Ears
Sunday, January 22, 2017      93 comments

There are many things weight-losers hear before, during, and after our quests, and as weight-losers or maintainers, we need to bolster ourselves against these. Of course there are the obviously insulting things or things that are almost passive... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Not a Happy Camper...Because I Feel as Big as One
Saturday, January 21, 2017      99 comments

3/4 of a gold bar. Two gallons of paint. One car tire. Three bricks. One of my Mitzi dogs. Friends, I come to you today in confession. Ove... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "It's tough because of the way I live."
Thursday, January 19, 2017      90 comments

Back in September of last year, when I was coincidentally still 45, the man who will be our 45th president, 236 lbs. at the time, stated that he wanted... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts That Elusive 140s in my 40s
Friday, January 13, 2017      53 comments

Welcome to 2017, Sparkies! I am breaking my long radio silence just briefly so you all know that I'm still alive and sort of kicking, though I admit I'... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Merry Christmas!
Saturday, December 24, 2016      72 comments

Just a simple, kindly wish To all my sparking friends... May you enjoy a Christmas dish And still work toward your thin. And if, by chance, a sugar plum Gets the best of you Just don't feel bad and don't feel glum For you'll fix it when the yea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Upping and Downing...and Rolling Forward
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      52 comments

And Christmas is upon us, or at least it is in a little less than a month, and boy, did I get a really frosty sensation on the scale at my Saturday wei... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Let the Battle of the Bulge Begin!
Monday, November 21, 2016      54 comments

Hi, all. While I realize not all of you are in the States, those of us who are are now in the throes of our foreplay with the holiday season, that inte... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Character Study
Monday, November 07, 2016      45 comments

Tomorrow, it will all be over...maybe. I say this not lightly or with humor; if anything, I say it with sadness and trepidation. I won't go into politics here, except to say that I will be very, very glad when it's said and done and the mud-slin... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A Little Bigger on the Outside...and the Inside!
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      42 comments

Hi, Spark guys and gals! Long time, no blog, and I apologize for that - only I kinda-sorta don't, if I'm being 100 percent honest, which I sort of try ... Read more
I Hope Absence Makes the Hips Grow Thinner
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      50 comments

This is an uncharacteristically short blog because I am very characteristically short on time and mental energy. Even the boyfriend isn't helping, darn him! I just wanted all of you to know that I'm still out here, chugging away at life and tryi... Read more
Find the Intestinal Forty-Twoed to Appreciate Your You-niqueness
Tuesday, October 11, 2016      33 comments

I don't know if 1974 was a good year for wine, as I'm certainly not an oeniphile anymore (I try to avoid being any kind of -phile, though I do apprecia... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Festivals, Funerals, and Furry Friends
Monday, October 10, 2016      45 comments

During this hiatus from Splogging, as I've come to call it, a lot has gone on in my life. I went to a funeral of a church and family friend last week, as he died rather early in life at 63, due to some health complications that may have been inv... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Bye Bye, Sparkies...for Just a While
Saturday, October 01, 2016      52 comments

1. I need to do a LOT of existential maintenance, to tend to some real-life matters, work matters, personal goals, household issues, family and soci... Read more
Forgive Me, Fatter, for I Have Sinned
Friday, September 30, 2016      51 comments

My Sparking friends, I am coming to you in complete honesty today - not that I don't always strive for honesty, but I do tend to water down some of the... Read more

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