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Thoughts on Walking Outside
Sunday, November 17, 2019      4 comments

The other day while walking my sweet dog, I had my new coat, scarf, gloves, and ear-covering hat on. I thought about the coat, mostly, how it zips u... Read more
Size 10 Pants, Size Medium Dress
Thursday, April 11, 2019      10 comments

Hard to believe this is happening to me. I tried on a dress that's been in my closet unworn since the 80s, my hippie style back then. I wore it out ... Read more
Six Months Later
Saturday, March 30, 2019      5 comments

Today I talked to a ... Read more
Updating my Blog Entries
Sunday, November 18, 2018      2 comments

I've been using SparkPeople for several years now. Throughout that period, I often had binges and weight gains, including a 30+ gain since the 2016 election results rolled in. I've realized since then I can be as political or non-political as I ... Read more
After Reaching "Goal"
Tuesday, September 18, 2018      6 comments

I did it. I reached the weight goal WW (Weight Watchers) set for me, but am now working on losing another 12. As far as "BMI" goes, it turns out I am still "overweight." I am now, according to my accurate home scale (a WW digital version), .1 of... Read more
Doing Well with WW
Sunday, June 03, 2018      2 comments

Weight Watchers has helped me in so many ways. I wouldn’t have believed how easy it is to follow their plan, and resisted it all my life. What was I waiting for? I’ve finally been on a downward graph with my weight since joining in early Decembe... Read more
Planning a Trip
Sunday, April 01, 2018      0 comments

This Thursday,I’ll begin a six-day trip away from home (by myself) in my car. I’m taking my husband’s huge camping cooler full of fresh produce, lean proteins, and fruit; am very determined not to be tempted by rest stop hotdogs or pretzels, and... Read more
I'm Persisting
Saturday, March 24, 2018      5 comments

Early in 2017, days after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ordered Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to sit and be silent, spurring on the "NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED" meme, this t-shirt showed up online among other products, so I or... Read more
WW really works for me
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      6 comments

I never knew the point system was so much easier than calories. I’ve lost close to 20 lbs. since early December. I felt like wearing a white blouse toda... Read more
Pleased with Results
Friday, February 02, 2018      1 comments

Took this picture today of my attempt to try on jeans a size down. Didn’t expect them to fit, but they did and I wore them all day. Sweet!... Read more
Got my Health Mojo Back
Sunday, January 21, 2018      2 comments

Hello Fellow Spark People, It's been a long time since I've blogged here. Spark People is one of three places where I log my health and fitnes... Read more
My Return to Spark People
Saturday, August 26, 2017      6 comments

Back in April, I was visiting my family of origin and my routine had become radically altered. I was driving "home" to my airbnb when I realized it was four past midnight and I hadn't logged into Spark Pages. I lost my streak of about a full yea... Read more
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      4 comments

I wrote this for a friend today: Declutter Your Home, Get Your Life Back: 1. Begin: Clean out your car, make it nice & empty because you're going to be making lots of HAULS. 2. Setting Up: Get three tarps. They don't h... Read more
Picking Myself Back Up
Thursday, November 10, 2016      4 comments

Dear Spark Community Friends, This is my first blog entry since late September when my husband and I had to say our last goodbyes to our very GOOD dog, Duke, who was a week and a half shy of his 15th birthday. He isn't here to hug anymore, ... Read more
Grieving over a dog
Monday, October 10, 2016      13 comments

Just over a week ago, my husband Steve and I had to take our beloved almost-15-year-old mutt, Duke, to the vet to end his suffering. He'd woken up at 2:30 AM struggling to breathe. It turned out he had fluid on the lungs, congestive heart failur... Read more

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