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Happy Thanksgiving Weekend, Canadian Spark Friends
Sunday, October 13, 2019      19 comments

Hope you enjoy a wonderful holiday. I'm amazed at how well I'm doing with all things pumpkin. Wow! By now in the season, I've usually downed a few pumpkin pies. Wishing all a happy, healthy day. "Only those who dare to fa... Read more
Another Lb Down & What I Forgot to Explain in Last Blog
Saturday, October 12, 2019      23 comments

I'm not usually a person who cares about the scale, so yesterday's blog was unusual in getting excited about a lb lost. I've been on SP for almost 11 years (in January) and my main goal has been to continue to make healthy choices. Howev... Read more
Even a 1 Lb Loss Thrills Me
Friday, October 11, 2019      27 comments

There was a time, not so long ago, when I would scoff and think "only ONE lb." But now that I am on a mission in many ways, this particular one lb is meaningful as it points the way to the right direction I'm headed. A huge NSV yesterday made ... Read more
"We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds...
Thursday, October 10, 2019      20 comments

...our planet is the mental institution of the universe." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Wishing all a happy, healthy day.... Read more
Halloween Candy Bought for Trick or Treaters
Wednesday, October 09, 2019      24 comments

I am determined to win my sugar battle. I've tucked the Halloween candy stash away and am on a good streak with sugar. My nemesis, which I plan to win against if it's the last thing I do. (smiling) I bought the candy at a great price before t... Read more
"If I Should Meet Thee...
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      28 comments

After long years, How should I greet thee?- With silence and tears." Lord Byron October and November are a bit tough as they are full of loss dates. I don't hide in a corner and cry all the time. I DO enjoy my days. But parts of ... Read more
"MORAL INDIGNATION IS JEALOUSY WITH A HALO" - H.G. WELLS
Monday, October 07, 2019      16 comments

I'm hoping for a less stressful week. Last week, had to find someone good to repair dryer. This week, it's something else. Finding good people is such a hassle. Plus, damage to my back fence is caused by a homeowner next door who lives in a ... Read more
Today was the Occasional Weigh-In
Sunday, October 06, 2019      20 comments

I weigh myself every few months and mostly go by how my clothes fit. Never owned a scale until I came to SP almost 11 years ago. Have never become a fan of it, but admit it is a tool to keep track. I have to be in a certain frame of mind ... Read more
National Do Something Nice Day
Saturday, October 05, 2019      18 comments

Who needs a special day for that? Have a fun weekend, friends. "You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club." Jack London... Read more
I Survived Red Lobster's Endless Shrimp Lunch Yesterday
Friday, October 04, 2019      20 comments

No kidding, I love shrimp. I enjoyed yesterday's lunch without pigging out. In fact, later in the day I told a friend how it went and what satisfied me. He said, "wow, in the past, that would've been the appetizer for you." Don't you just lo... Read more
"We all live with the objective of being happy...
Thursday, October 03, 2019      22 comments

...our lives are all different and yet the same." Anne Frank Yesterday was the first day I skipped pool class. On Monday, my acu doc and I hit upon a factor I'd never considered before in what was triggering hip pain in that class. ... Read more
ME AND HALLOWEEN
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      19 comments

I decorated the yard yesterday and it looks so cute with all of the spooky stuff hanging around. Also picked up this sweatshirt that I'll wear on my walks in October. (and maybe all year long) Wishing all a fun October day. p.s. The w... Read more
"When you are good to others...
Tuesday, October 01, 2019      19 comments

...you are best to yourself." Benjamin Franklin Wishing us all a happy, healthy October.... Read more
MY PAL, KAYA
Monday, September 30, 2019      23 comments

Some of you may recall that a few months ago, I helped a friend who is ill find and adopt a new fur baby. Well, it took awhile but was worth the wait. I visit her once a week as he is a neighbor around the corner from me. She is the most lov... Read more
National Coffee Day
Sunday, September 29, 2019      20 comments

I'm still doing half of one small mug of coffee each morning. Didn't start drinking it until way into adulthood. My mattress saga continues. I've blogged about it in the past and now the other hip is starting to hurt. On my 3rd mattres... Read more

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