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2014 Travels
Thursday, February 27, 2014      25 comments

Writing a blog for the third and final day of the challenge! Nothing weight-related though. I'm doing well with exercise; I've been averaging 18,000 steps per day and keeping up with my classes. I've been sloppy with my nutrition and I've... Read more
Hump Day Funnies
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      19 comments

I have to write a blog today for a challenge, so thought I'd share a mid-week chuckle! ... Read more
Head Hunger
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      21 comments

I am reading through "100 days of weight loss" by Linda Sprangle with a group of Sparkfriends. We have a discussion thread on the Emotional Eating Spark team. Today's topic is "Head Hunger". The author contends that there are times wh... Read more
Last Thoughts on the Race Before Moving On
Thursday, February 20, 2014      21 comments

Thanks to everyone for their support on my blog Tuesday. I can always count on fellow Sparkers to be in my corner and have my back! I guess I didn't realize how muc... Read more
More Thoughts on the Half Marathon
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      31 comments

I forgot to mention a couple of cool things that happened during the race. First off, about Mile 9, a woman & man passed us and she turned around and said, "Are y'all married?" I gasped, "YES." She said, "I want to be just like y'al... Read more
Our 10th Half Marathon!
Monday, February 17, 2014      29 comments

It was in Texarkana, Texas & Arkansas. It swung back and forth between the states. Kind of fun! Before the race: Ha! In front of the Arkansas Razorback HOG! ... Read more
Would You Pay?
Thursday, February 13, 2014      18 comments

LOVED yesterday's comments on the appropriateness of the Spark article on "Making Your Own Girl Scout Cookies." Like all of us, I ignore a lot of what I see on Spark -- I just felt this was particularly egregious-- we are bombarded by unhe... Read more
Homemade Girl Scout Cookies? REALLY, Sparkpeople???
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      24 comments

girl_scout_cookie_recipes I know it's all about "everything in moderation", and I understand that Spark is a gigantic site and not all articles are going to be viewe... Read more
January 2014 Results
Saturday, February 01, 2014      26 comments

Hello SparkFriends! emoticon I haven't been blogging often because I'm active with my Beyond the Scale te... Read more
YAY For Fitbit!
Thursday, January 16, 2014      32 comments

In addition to the amusing "factoid" about the squid, YAY for Fitbit for letting me know my total mileage in 2013! It's the mileage from Casper, Wyoming to BOSTON, Ma... Read more
Mid-Month Check In
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      19 comments

Good afternoon, Sparkfriends! Wow, the month is half over. I've been doing well. I am still working to get back to the lowest weight I achieved in December before leaving on our European river cruise. I have two more pounds to go. ... Read more
Our Europe Trip in Pictures!
Sunday, January 05, 2014      41 comments

Oh my gosh, we had a blast. It was our first time in Europe; we took a river cruise from Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Basel, Switzerland. The draw of the cruise was to visit the Christmas Markets" which are a standard in every village and tow... Read more
Heading Home
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      24 comments

We are in the Boston Airport, ready to start the journey home. As much as I love traveling, I always look forward to coming home! I'm anxious to get back on a normal eating and exercise schedule. I'm also looking forward to catching up wi... Read more
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Friday, December 13, 2013      88 comments

TC and I are leaving tomorrow for a European River cruise! The draw of the cruise is visiting the Christmas Markets of various towns that are located on the Rhine River, although we will obviously be doing much more sightseeing than that. ... Read more
Ice Storm
Saturday, December 07, 2013      28 comments

These are blocking our driveway, which is about 1/10 of a mile long. We are going to try to get out today -- but may have to cut trees to do so! ... Read more

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