STRINGS58
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Hi Sparkfriends
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      6 comments

I appreciate all the spark friends who have kept in touch with me while I've been on the periphery. I'm not ready for hiking in Wyoming (that will happen in July) and I'm working on getting myself back into gear with exercise and meal choice. I'... Read more
I wasn't gonna blog today but . . .
Saturday, April 14, 2012      4 comments

I was responding to a team post and this came out: "Well, this is what I'm planning to do * get my exercise space clear - I'm more likely to exercise when I keep that space clear * write out my plan for exercise this week and spend time w... Read more
You say you want a revolution, well, you know. . .
Sunday, April 01, 2012      6 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
uKHgVN7Bjww I went to my level 3 EFT (emotional freedom technique) training. I am going for certification as my training goal. I was really ready for some personal stuff. There were 2 issues, th... Read more
2 steps backwards, time for a step forward
Monday, March 19, 2012      5 comments

So, with renewed effort to reduce my weight, I'm seeing the problem areas in clear focus, as I gain weight. This weight is in "the range" where I've been going up and down, so it will come off. This weight came on quickly, like 4lbs in one day, ... Read more
I need help - extra calories late in the day
Sunday, March 11, 2012      8 comments

I decided to put it out there. I have some things that I can do, forget to do, override when it's time to do -- all to curb the accumulation of calories at and after the supper meal. Sometimes I will get started on a theme (of eating) and I don'... Read more
March 8 to July 8 Transforming me
Thursday, March 08, 2012      7 comments

I haven't been using SP to my full advantage as of late, because it's been ridiculously busy. Well, I pulled out all the workout programs I have and there are a couple with good diet plans, and I have my ideas of what I want for an exercise prog... Read more
the culprit
Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

I'm here but just barely as things have been uber busy and they may stay that way. I'm getting back to a regular exercise routine, but still learning balance. The real culprit though is me -- I eat indiscriminately, snacking on chocolate as such... Read more
check in
Monday, February 13, 2012      7 comments

I shoulda known that when my free weekend got busy, that I was just headed in for a crazy busy week. Happy V day and "singles awareness day" as my daughter called it in middle school. We have a concert that night which means dress rehearsal toni... Read more
Will wonders never cease
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      13 comments

On Mondays, I get off work around 7 - and last night it was 7:45 before I had finished up. I hadn't exercised yet, but I had brought clothes and done some research. I have access to 2 gyms without big fees or gimmicks. I had never used one and s... Read more
Yessss!!!
Sunday, January 29, 2012      10 comments

My weight is down 2.5# from where I started with my "smart-focused"week. There are some rules, like 10 minutes of exercise at a minimum before I go to work in the morning, and I need to make my best food choices whether I like it or not. We... Read more
Here we go!
Monday, January 23, 2012      13 comments

I've been listening to spark friends who have corrected weight with low calorie eating. Historically, 1,000 calories a day has been too difficult - so I made a plan that alternates 1200 and 1000 calorie days and has different daily exercise goa... Read more
Checking in
Friday, January 20, 2012      5 comments

Happy Friday, Shabbat Shalom -- Today my husband is playing the last of his Bach Suites. A friend has a mid-day meditation program and my husband chose to do all 6 of the cello Bach Suites for this. I think he is planning to tackle sonatas next.... Read more
Eat a Rainbow? New Year Salad
Sunday, January 01, 2012      6 comments

While I'm at it -- for some reason it's a Southern tradition to eat Black-eyed Peas on New Year's day. I don't know the reason, but I like Black-eyed Peas, so, why not? ... Read more
baked french toast casserole request
Sunday, January 01, 2012      4 comments

gosh, I tend to eyeball measurements. I cut about 8 pieces of oatmeal bread into one inch cubes. Spray a pan with olive oil spray - I used my middle pyrex pan, not the 8x8, but the 10 x 8 maybe? Mix cinnamon (about 1-1&1/2 t. ) ... Read more
Best Quote to start New Year 2012!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      6 comments

(wait for it) Me: "Do I look disgusting?" I had taken off the long sleeved t-shirt and was wearing a tank top. We went on a First Day Hike at Colt Creek State Park (Florida). Hubby: "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder" We did ... Read more

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