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Met a Goal
Saturday, June 23, 2018      14 comments

Today I reached the goal I had for the trip - down to 160! It feels good to be consistently losing again. I know the reasons, too - I'm consistently exercising and consistently NOT grazing in the evenings. Those two things alone have made a big ... Read more
It's Getting Real!
Saturday, June 16, 2018      7 comments

Ouch! Yesterday, I got the first of the vaccine shots I need before I leave for Kenya in 18 days. It was a 4-pack of polio, tetanus, dyptheria and something else. In 10 days, I'll get the yellow fever and hepatitis A shots. I also got malaria pr... Read more
1.2% is better than 0%
Saturday, June 02, 2018      10 comments

Soooooo...I didn't lose the 5% in the Spring Challenge but ended with an overall loss of 1.21% (nerd version). Somehow, I lost 2.5 pounds this past week despite - or maybe because of - taking Thursday off and hardly exercising at all. I even go... Read more
5% Endspurt and Summer Plans
Saturday, May 26, 2018      11 comments

The Spring 5% Challenge wraps up in a week! Where did the time go?! I've been absent from the message boards this round. I just had to make a decision to limit my participation to posting in the tracking threads for my team, the Firecrackers. ... Read more
Lost and Found
Friday, January 12, 2018      9 comments

On my way to my gramma's funeral in CT, my bag got stuck in Atlanta. I had posted a prayer request on Facebook and here's the follow-up post: "UPD... Read more
Not quite ready for take-off...
Friday, January 05, 2018      14 comments

I'm flying from Germany to Connecticut in the morning, so I will be taking off IRL as well as with the 5% Challenge teams here online. I weighed in early so I don't have to do that when I'm in a rush tomorrow morning Although this is probab... Read more
I don't really feel like blogging...
Saturday, October 07, 2017      15 comments

...but I'm gonna anyway! emoticon First off, a big thank you to those faithful friends who've posted "likes... Read more
It's a Big Deal!
Saturday, April 22, 2017      17 comments

Yesterday was my 10th Sparkiversary! emoticon ... Read more
What a beautiful day to start something new!
Saturday, April 08, 2017      14 comments

It's a great day for starting a new 5% challenge with the Firecracker team. I reeeeaaallly need this challenge. Even my "fat jeans" are tighter than they should be these days. UGH! Suffice it to say that a very long, stubborn case of bron... Read more
Re-mind and Re-place
Saturday, January 21, 2017      10 comments

Can you read this? Yes, friends, I've gotten to the point where I need to write things on my hand if I want to remember them. Somehow, my list-makin... Read more
The Year of "Re"
Saturday, January 14, 2017      12 comments

2017 - New Year, trying again! 5% Challenge starts today but I've already started on my way down. Too hard to choose one word so I'm focussing attention this year on words that start with "Re-", like RENEWAL and RESUME - as in commitment and goo... Read more
Old Hat
Sunday, October 30, 2016      7 comments

05LHM6HC Is that what an art dealer's hat looks like? It's not an old hat... Read more
My Weekly Blog Post...one week late
Sunday, October 16, 2016      8 comments

So much for that October resolution! I will do better! I've been to Switzerland and back. It was an awesome retreat, as it is every year. What was special this time around was the large number of "newbies" and the way in which members of the org... Read more
Me again - October goals
Sunday, October 02, 2016      9 comments

Love this! I had never heard this quote before today! And it's a perfect tIme to set some monthly goals. Haven't done that in ages, but it's a goo... Read more
Good morning, Weekend Warriors!
Saturday, October 01, 2016      9 comments

emoticon I'm on vacation! I have the long holiday weekend to catch up on stuff here at home and then pack for ... Read more

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