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Brief Update
Saturday, November 17, 2018      13 comments

We FINALLY got enough boxes unpacked that I can fit my car in the garage. Not a moment too soon, since it started snowing the day we accomplished that. So lately it's all been about unpacking boxes and either finding a place for the conten... Read more
Update: Finally living in the new house, regrouping
Saturday, July 28, 2018      14 comments

I was doing pretty well in 2017 until September and October when it turned out that the new house was missing a pretty important element that was necessary for it to comply with NY State building codes. I ended up with the contractors, the code... Read more
Back after a Lot of Stuff happened
Saturday, August 05, 2017      19 comments

I moved back to NY State two years ago with the bf and we're homesteading off the grid in the Adirondack Mountains, living in a cabin built in 1880 (yep, pretty primitive), while building a passive solar house. Although we're not in the new... Read more
Back on the bike
Monday, January 19, 2015      15 comments

My fitness has really suffered during the past 3 months. My bf moved down to AR from NY to join me and brought a nasty head/chest cold that knocked us both flat until the end of December. I also traveled three times in three months for work. ... Read more
First tornado warning
Friday, October 03, 2014      22 comments

Ever since having been relocated here, I have dreaded the possibility of dealing with a tornado. I grew up in CA so I am just fine with wildfires, landslides, riots, and yes, even earthquakes. I lived for the last 20 years or so in the Nor... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Weight Management Superstars! 14 THOUSAND pounds, kept off for almost 800 years!
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      118 comments

None of us here want to lose the weight only to turn around and gain it back. So just getting it off is only part of the battle. KEEPING it off is the real thing, if we really want to reclaim our health and all the other things that come along... Read more
More paddling in Arkansas
Saturday, July 26, 2014      14 comments

I got back in my whitewater boat on July 4 and spent the last three weekends in it, and some weekdays. July 4 weekend I went camping with a colleague at a local lake... Read more
Paddling in Arkansas
Sunday, June 15, 2014      54 comments

Some of the most critical boxes have been unpacked, I have a functional kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom. My living room is my gym. I haven't really tackled the tv room or the office yet. And there are of course still boxes in all of those room... Read more
Weekend with LESLIELENORE, goodbye NY
Tuesday, May 20, 2014      22 comments

I am being relocated to Arkansas soon for my job, and LESLIELENORE came to visit for the weekend to say "goodbye" and help me get ready for the move. The cats are always interested in helping with packing. ... Read more
Aww, thanks for the shout out!
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      15 comments

BOPPY_ wrote a blog post yesterday about the skill set he thinks is necessary for reaching goal weight and staying there. He wants to find a way to make those skills more accessible to more people: http://www.sparkpeople.c
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Seriously? An ad to promote paranoia in relationships?
Monday, March 10, 2014      16 comments

I don't usually see these things on my computer because I'm blocking ads and flash in my browser.. I only saw it because I was browsing with my phone. And this is exact... Read more
Berating yourself is damaging.
Sunday, March 09, 2014      11 comments

I saw the following image recently on a Facebook post of someone who wants to lose weight: I too was dissatisfied with my health and fitness, in the beginning. And ther... Read more
Riding horses in Chile
Monday, February 03, 2014      14 comments

Uploading photos at this hostel is ridiculous. I spent 30 minutes on the first attempt and it got to 97% before dropping the connection, forcing me to start over from scratch. (I've already cropped and shrunk the photo to make it as small as ... Read more
Penguin Cuteness
Monday, February 03, 2014      14 comments

Waiting to ride horses in Chile but in the meantime I thought some of you might enjoy this picture my friend Axel took while we were in Antarctica. The chicks are ado... Read more
Kayaking in Antarctica
Saturday, February 01, 2014      15 comments

My first movie, ever, cobbled together with footage from the Coolpix plus whatever stills were available during the "down" time while returning through the Drake Passage. vimeo.com/85572530 I used whatever video edit... Read more

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