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What to do with frozen spinach
Monday, February 24, 2020      10 comments

I have a couple of large bags of frozen, chopped spinach that I want to put to good use. I usually get little blocks of frozen spinach that I use for one particular recipe. These new bags are larger and (maybe) more versatile (rather than one f... Read more
The Problem with "Finding My Why"
Saturday, February 22, 2020      8 comments

I've struggled with "finding my why" ever since I joined Sparkpeople. I've written about that before so I won't repeat my struggles here -- but my latest thought on the 'why' problem is that I can't see it. Goal setting always starts with h... Read more
Overate at dinner
Friday, February 21, 2020      8 comments

Hubby came home with fish and chips - and side salads - and dessert. A pig-out! I hadn't planned on it; I'd had a lot of carbs for the day already. At least I skipped dessert. And I didn't eat all the fries - it was a huge portion - and I took ... Read more
Writing to lose weight
Thursday, February 20, 2020      5 comments

I was reading through an introduction to the Full Plate Diet and found this instruction: "Write a paragraph that describes what it’s like to be overweight. Write another paragraph describing how different things will be when you’re at your... Read more
Back to Sparking and losing weight
Wednesday, February 19, 2020      5 comments

Took some months off - don't really have a good reason - I think I just got overwhelmed - there's a lot of family stuff going on in the background that has me rather stressed out but I am (finally) learning to be stressed and not turn to food fo... Read more
Be renewed
Thursday, May 30, 2019      5 comments

I'm still plugging away at excavating the junk in my head - looking at who I want to be and how to get past my own hangups. Something fairly... Read more
Be truthful
Friday, May 17, 2019      6 comments

Along with all the other junk in my head that I've been uncovering I'm realizing that I'm not as truthful as I think I am. I don't generally lie to... Read more
Be aware
Tuesday, May 07, 2019      7 comments

Being aware is kind of like 'being conscious' but I'm making the distinction for my own purposes. In my effort to reclaim my 'self' and my life I'... Read more
Be conscious
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      4 comments

Have had a lot of things going on (some good, some not so good) but still been doing a lot of reading and talking and introspection behind the scene... Read more
Be real
Monday, March 25, 2019      6 comments

Excavated another sector of my brain junk over the weekend. Hubby and I had a long, long talk about a bunch of stuff that we had been postponing... Read more
Be present
Friday, March 22, 2019      7 comments

In my on-going search to find and work through all the junk in my head I'm going through a series of questions from a couple of different books and ... Read more
Be happy
Monday, March 18, 2019      6 comments

"Be happy" sounds so trite - - and somewhat selfish - - but Be Happy is one of my goals that I'm working on for the next few months. It encompasse... Read more
Be compassionate to yourself
Friday, March 01, 2019      3 comments

Was reading a book that mentioned an obesity study from 15 or 20 years ago (or maybe a bit longer than that) The doctor who was running the study was seeing the same pattern repeat in a large number of his patients - - they would lose substanti... Read more
Fantasy - it's all in my head
Wednesday, February 13, 2019      3 comments

Uncovering my false thinking is tough - something in me doesn't want to face reality so I'm mentally kicking and screaming whenever I start to expose a 'lie' that I've been living. I'm just getting started and I know I have a long way to go. ... Read more
Strange day
Tuesday, February 12, 2019      4 comments

emoticon I've been a little stressed for the last couple of days, not sure why, no reason that I can think of but I ... Read more

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