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Just thinking.......................
Monday, December 16, 2019      4 comments

It's been a long time since I've written one of these blogs. When I was first working at my lifestyle change, I wrote lot's of them. My thinking out loud and working through things forum. I'm winding down to the end of 10 years here and s... Read more
"I recognize that rock"
Saturday, May 04, 2019      4 comments

Long ago, far far away...the family would set out on a car trip. Perhaps we were going out to pick wild blueberries. Or maybe we were trying to find a remote cabin or something. The purpose of the outing doesn't matter, just that we wer... Read more
Amazing How Things Happen When You're Not Looking
Saturday, April 13, 2019      3 comments

Yesterday was a day of torment for me....As I was preparing to really get started with my day, my husband said "I can't get on line" This then led to a long day of being the in-house tech support. Often, when something like this comes up... Read more
I'm so Easy......LOL
Monday, March 11, 2019      4 comments

My friends all know I have been suffering from way too much winter. Living in the northern Midwest, that's kind of an annual phenomenon. But this year, with especially heavy snow accumulation, a relative having a building with a roof collapse ... Read more
Through the Looking Glass and Under the Microscope
Tuesday, March 05, 2019      8 comments

I used to post a lot of these blogs. When I first joined Sparkpeople, I found it cathartic to type out all the ups and downs, the baggage that I carried from the past and the new found discoveries on this journey. Now, in my tenth year h... Read more
We're still having fun...and you're still the one!
Sunday, January 27, 2019      3 comments

I discovered Sparkpeople the end of January 2009...time flies when you're having fun they say and here I am 10 years later...still having fun and still thankful to Sparkpeople and all of the great friends I've collected here. Here, I lost w... Read more
Continuous Play Mode
Monday, July 02, 2018      5 comments

This analogy may be lost on those of a certain age but others will be able to relate. The overarm is set to the side and I am in repeat continuous play mode. If that is not immediately apparent, I am referring to the little trick we ... Read more
Setting a different goal
Thursday, February 22, 2018      11 comments

In the years that I have been a member here, I have set a lot of goals. Weight loss, eating the rainbow, running & within the running goal many specific distance & pace goals. I set many mini goals like water consumption, drinking ... Read more
Progress isn't always easy to see
Monday, February 05, 2018      3 comments

February already. Time flies when you're having fun right? LOL So we look for progress and how do we see that when the measures we have, the scale & the tape measure, don't show great change? We need to remember there are many measures o... Read more
9 years? What have I been doing all that time? LOL
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      6 comments

This week marks the anniversary of my finding Sparkpeople. 9 years ago this week. Gosh, how the time has marched on! And so have I according to my fitbit and garmin. LOL Sometimes, I think that others might wonder why I still am so devo... Read more
Tuning in....Turning on
Saturday, January 06, 2018      6 comments

Today I woke up feeling like cooking up some things for my quick grab snacks or meals. The sorts of things that would be met with lots of resistance if they showed up on our shared table. My husband is not crazy about lentils. That's not ... Read more
Can't start a long trek without first tying your shoes! LOL
Thursday, January 04, 2018      4 comments

I awakened this morning and gave my first focused thoughts over to how I would choose to start my day. Would I allow my OCD tinged habit of grabbing the tablet and following my sequenced routine? Would I get up and do those morning str... Read more
It's ALL About Choices
Monday, January 01, 2018      4 comments

The start of a new year and many people make resolutions for the year ahead. I'm not a resolution maker. Statistics show many resolutions only make it a short distance into the year anyway. But I do end each year thinking about where I ... Read more
Thinking like a naughty child
Thursday, December 28, 2017      6 comments

Can you remember being a small child who wants to do something that you knew was not allowed or was bad but you couldn't resist being naughty? Of course you got caught with your hand in the cookie jar and probably got a spanking (if you're my a... Read more
Every Silver Lining Has a Cloud.............
Friday, May 19, 2017      5 comments

My insurance has a reward program for doing the things that are good for our health and I just received the Fitbit Aria scale that I ordered with my points. Such a cool thing to be able to get something like this that I would likely NEVER have ... Read more

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