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Thursday, April 29, 2021      6 comments

I wonder if anyone else does this. I have a message in my phone’s voicemail of a loved one who has passed away. It’s not that I ever listen to the recorded message. I suppose I could if I wanted to, but I don’t really want to. And I don't want t... Read more
Just Do It !
Tuesday, April 13, 2021      5 comments

My sparkfriend wrote a heartfelt blog today about a thank you card she sent to her doctor many years after he helped her, and invited the sharing of similar stories. I happen to have a story, and it also involves a doctor. Not my MD, but my fath... Read more
21 days
Friday, April 02, 2021      3 comments

As we have read in health articles, polyphenols are plant compounds found in red wine, green tea, dark chocolate, olive oil, and whole grains that are broken down by the microbiome to stimulate healthy bacterial growth (as opposed to the bad bac... Read more
My 12year Sparkversary
Thursday, March 11, 2021      2 comments

A dozen years ago today I began my journey here on Sparkpeople. After being active for many years, five I guess, (not that I remember but my last blogpost was on my 5 year anniversary), I left. I learned a lot about food and about myself, I enjo... Read more
My 5year Sparkversary
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      5 comments

Five years ago today I was a Sparkpeople newbie. Now I am an oldie. (but goodie) I have seen many changes take place on this wonderful site, I learned a lot, and my weight has been non-fluctuating. I think it's mildly funny that in those 5 yea... Read more
epiphany on Epiphany
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

In a couple of months I will reach my emoticon . On the day that I joined, March 11, 2009, I wanted to learn how ... Read more
The Blessing of Silence
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      3 comments

It has been 4 years (to the day) since my last post. Four years. I am a naturally quiet person, would rather listen than talk, an introvert to be sure, but 4yrs is a long time, is it not? You've been hearing Happy New Year all day, but it is ... Read more
Resolution vs. Goal
Friday, January 01, 2010      4 comments

I stopped making resolutions decades ago after having learned they were short-lived. Goals are a fairly new adventure. I have learned a lot about them here at SP and it has changed my trajectory. But it got me to thinkin' ...what is the diffe... Read more
Dancin' the Night Away
Thursday, December 10, 2009      3 comments

Tomorrow is my 9 month Sparkversary and I am celebrating by dancin' up a storm. My thanks to SP for instilling in us the value of setting attainable goals. My new goal for the Winter season was to put an activity in place that I can do indoor... Read more
Autumn Leaves
Monday, September 21, 2009      4 comments

Since tomorrow is the first official day of Autumn, I wanted to share these lyrics of Johnny Mercer . Do you remember the voice of Nat King Cole singing Autumn Leaves? His elegant voice is a part of my childhood, sitting in front of the black 'n... Read more
Fruit named after fire-breathing serpent with wings
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      2 comments

My husband likes to figure things out for himself, so when he got home and saw the striking fuschia-colored fruit on the kitchen counter, he picked it up and said “Wow, what is THIS”? “Isn’t it beautiful? The name really describes it well, e... Read more
Cholesterol drops 44 pts in 6 months, no statins
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      3 comments

Thanks, SP, for supplying me with nutritional info in a way I could understand it and apply it to my daily diet. I thought I was well informed before, but your articles on fats brought clarity to the subject and I started eating in a whole new w... Read more