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Back to the Future.
Friday, September 11, 2009      3 comments

One of the tough things about having been a dieter for the bulk of my lifetime, is the development of the mindset that life is going to be much more fabulous when I am svelte and toned and have more energy. I am old enough and experienced eno... Read more
Mid-week report.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      5 comments

I am doing my best to build some consistency in my program, now that I am back from my travels. I get up and do my exercise in the a.m. (grateful to be able to do so at this time) I do some "sparking" and I've been trying to do a daily report.... Read more
Staying on track.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      3 comments

It is always nice to get the "free ride" that comes with putting a string of good choices together. The analogy of a car works well for me. The most energy is expended getting the car from zero to any forward motion. If you've ever pushed a st... Read more
Git 'er done.
Monday, August 24, 2009      1 comments

As obnoxious as Larry the Cable Guy's saying can be, it does come in handy every so often. As always, I seek the perfect program to achieve the Healthy Lifestyle and blogging is no exception. When is the best time to blog? The best "time" for... Read more
Sunny Sunday
Sunday, August 23, 2009      1 comments

purslane. one of my new favorite flowers Positives for today. The sun is bright and warm. It is quiet and relaxed around this house. School starts tomorrow.... Read more
Exerting my right to choose.
Saturday, August 22, 2009      1 comments

I choose not to title this blog today. (for a people pleaser, that is a big deal!) Just trying to accomplish all my Spark tasks this morning and get on with my day. I stepped on the scale this morning and liked what I saw and am encouraged to... Read more
Time flies. . .
Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

Last Friday the 14th, my 2 year "Sparkiversary", I got up very early in the morning and delivered my young nephew to the airport and proceeded to travel to Rogers, Arkansas by way of Tulsa, Oklahoma (first overnight with brother-in-law) had brea... Read more
But what about all the starving children in . . .
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      5 comments

The thing that I am struggling with this week is leaving a morsel of food on my plate! This is really tough! Often times I am full before the meal is entirely eaten and I still finish it all. I have measured and correctly portioned and I am e... Read more
Time travel and tiny dishes.
Monday, August 10, 2009      3 comments

Today I started tracking time. I will do it for the week and see where my time goes. And on vacation this past July, I gave my sisters and mom some play dishes that I bought at IKEA. My sister said that she was going to establish her "tiny di... Read more
"Hyper over food."
Sunday, August 09, 2009      0 comments

That is a phrase that we used in my family of origin to describe that beastly behavior that overcomes some of us when the chow bell is rung. As if we haven't eaten for days and we may never eat again. I'm not sure where that comes from, but y... Read more
A few good friends.
Saturday, August 08, 2009      3 comments

It has been so helpful on my journey to the Healthy Lifestyle to have been able to establish a few good SparkFriends. I have quite a few Spark Acquaintances and it is always a treat to share with a fellow Sparker, but there have been a few Spar... Read more
When is a blog not a blog? . . .
Thursday, August 06, 2009      3 comments

When it is a procrastination technique. My word of the day has to be balance. If you are at all familiar with the enneagram. . . the Sufis believed that we approach our world in one of nine ways and I am a number nine. A mediator. It... Read more
Back to business.
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      6 comments

Vacation is a wonderful thing. It helps you view your old routine with new eyes. I had a wonderful vacation. Saw lots of new and exciting things and returned safely home refreshed and renewed. Now I am trying to translate that into some pos... Read more
A month without a computer.
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      3 comments

June was busy and kind of cluttered. It made it hard to get to the computer. I will be out of town for the month of July and I will miss my friendly Spark support, but I'll be thinking of you all. Have a terrific month and I look forward to ... Read more
Sunday's Reflection time.
Sunday, June 14, 2009      2 comments

First let me say how grateful I am for my SparkFriend Wanda who never fails to help be get my head screwed on the right way. She is my valuable treasure and I need to let her know that often. It took me several days to get back online. Somet... Read more

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