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  • ABC THINGS TO DO INSTEAD OF EAT!

    6/4/2020 7:39:49 PM, by CTUPTON

    A list is in the Evening Eating Team. Just to remind myself!! OK A alter my too long new pants 'I bought fabric glue to do this. Only one leg is done --after 2 weeks! chris... Read more

  • 8 Lessons Learned From 7 Years of Sparking

    6/1/2020 9:19:58 PM, by A-NEW-CHAPTER

    Sometimes I just need reminders about how to do this weight loss thing. Often I'm second-guessing my plans or seeking out a 'new' diet. Or I'm looking for that 'magic pill' that will help me lose weight effortlessly, preferably while I sleep, and while still eating all my favourite junk foods. ... Read more

  • Flowers!

    6/1/2020 6:14:37 PM, by CTUPTON

    “I must have flowers, always, and always.” ― Claude Monet www.google.com/search?q=monet&
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  • Cravings of mine or a cat who wants food every minute

    6/1/2020 6:01:50 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Thoughts for this new month

    6/1/2020 2:53:25 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • A miracle for me--a gradual one but still a miracle

    5/30/2020 12:40:34 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have been realizing how far I have come. I am so grateful for that. And I have my spark friends-YOU!- to thank. If not for support here, I have a feeling my weight would have ballooned in the past 10 or so years. You have helped me just day by day do the best I could. Other "diets" and... Read more

  • A month of daily small challenges. Fun!

    5/29/2020 5:31:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    https://www.sparkpeople.com/my
    spark/calendar-challenge.a
    sp?calendar=10 I love the graphics on this calendar. I am on day 1. Tell someone your goal(s). OK. My goal for today: Don't nap today! It wrecks my sleep during the night. chris... Read more

  • Walking - starting over

    5/29/2020 2:29:32 PM, by A-NEW-CHAPTER

    I've been dragging myself through a minimum of 10 minutes walking just so I can say I did *something* for fitness. I do better if I 'walk' indoors to a Leslie or Jessica or similar video but I've hurt my shoulder (and I think I have kidney stones) so I haven't been wanting to do anything that... Read more

  • Maybe this will get me to do a daily walk

    5/28/2020 3:31:04 PM, by CTUPTON

    Your choice: -go for a walk -clean the car Your choice: -go for a walk -put my clothes away Your choice: -go for a walk -sort garage stuff Your choice: -go for a walk -wash windows Your choice: -go for a walk -clean the fridge Your choice: -go for a wal... Read more

  • potential improvement ahead after all this time

    5/28/2020 12:22:30 AM, by RKOTTEK

    www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-28
    /bom-winter-outlook-2020/1
    2292658 bush fires are now gone hope you can read the link cheers richard... Read more

  • Lighted flowers for the yard!

    5/26/2020 8:31:49 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Easier to put on brand of compression stockings.

    5/25/2020 10:48:58 AM, by CTUPTON

    Ugh--cellulitis. Done antibiotics ,etc. DONE. Found my compression stockings, which I was not wearing. 198 I use "Tubi- something or other. You cut the elastic tubes to length.. Much, much easier to put on than any other things I tried. I had started walking, 20 min... Read more

  • What do these things have in common?

    5/25/2020 10:40:27 AM, by CTUPTON

    What do these things have in common? 38 Please read the following article to find out. 58 https://www.sparkpeople.com/bl
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  • Cellulitis advice

    5/23/2020 12:06:58 AM, by CTUPTON

    From what I found, walking helps circulation so it is good for cellulitis. I tried to copy some of the article but it did not work.. 24 Darn. Walk to increase circulation, drink a liter of water daily, moisturize the skin, elevate legs often and more info. Pain killers if need... Read more

  • Darn! A new health problem.

    5/22/2020 2:07:23 PM, by CTUPTON

    ankle cellulitis I am finishing an antibiotic. It seems to have cleared up. But scary. Whole leg itched and swelled and a purple area at the ankle. I have been walking much more. 20 min. about 2000 steps. Maybe 2-3 times a week. I thought this would be good for circulation. I never exp... Read more

  • My 2 new veggies

    5/20/2020 4:40:19 PM, by CTUPTON

    Lately I have a big salad of these mixed together. Dressing "mayo" in blended with orange juice or 1 orange if I have it. In the salad I put craisins 50% sugar or golden raisins. Maybe a protein of some sort like chicken or imitation crab or tuna or whatever. ... Read more

  • Chili for dinner--yum

    5/20/2020 4:29:33 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • My doctor might be better than I thought-maybe...

    5/13/2020 11:03:11 PM, by CTUPTON

    I finally figured out how to use the doctor's portal. It's only been 6 months. 24 At my appointments he says almost nothing. I talk lots. Mostly about all the ways I am trying to improve my health. He barely acknowledges what I say. ANd it seems he has to force himself to listen to me. UG... Read more

  • Things NOT cancelled !

    5/13/2020 10:47:27 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • To all mothers!

    5/10/2020 5:37:31 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Moms are beautiful!

    5/10/2020 10:18:21 AM, by CTUPTON

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  • snowin' again aw geez

    5/8/2020 8:41:13 PM, by CTUPTON

    How we stay warm in Buffalo: ... Read more