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Finish 2010 in a BLAZE, Not Embers of a Dying Fire!
Sunday, September 19, 2010      14 comments

We can't always control our bird, our children, our cats (thought I'd lost Bugsy when she sneaked out and spent the night in the garage), our signifcant others, or ourselves. We just have to do the best we can to survive and grow, with lov... Read more
Will YOU Be In The ELITE 5%? OR, Will You GIVE UP?
Saturday, July 03, 2010      10 comments

One of my favorite SparkPeople articles is the one that discusses what it takes to be in the 5% of people that research has shown can maintain a weight loss for more than two years. Here's a link to the article, called "5 Secrets of the 5%". ... Read more
WHAZZUP!!!!
Sunday, May 30, 2010      6 comments

Hi, YINZ! It's a beautiful day. Spending time with DH and the cats. Weed-pulling, grilling out, smelling the flowers. Taking a walk later. I keep running inside to check on WHAZZUP with my SparkFriends. That's WHAZZUP with ME. If ... Read more
What If the ONLY Fun We Have Is Over-Indulging?
Friday, May 28, 2010      6 comments

Hi, YUNZ! I was all dressed up today attending the induction into the 2010 Milwaukee County Senior Citizen Hall of Fame of my very dear friend, VI, who frequently dances near me on the Seniorgee dance team, since we're the same height. ... Read more
SparkTeam Leader of the Month
Wednesday, May 12, 2010      9 comments

I have some people to thank. Earlier this week I began to receive very nice comments from fellow SparkPeople members, congratulating me for being selected as the SparkTeam Leader of the Month for May. It seems I'm often the last to kno... Read more
They Call Her the Streak! Likes To Turn the Other Cheek!
Thursday, May 06, 2010      20 comments

Hello, everybody, this is YOUR ACTION NEWS REPORTER with all the news that IS news across the nation. What's this talk that's going around about BARBARA_BOO'S STREAK? No, it's not about her running down the street NEKKID. It's not about... Read more
Seniorgee Rocked Bucks Playoff Game!
Monday, April 26, 2010      14 comments

It will take too long to share this with all of my SparkFriends individually. So, I will post the information here. Here's a link to a TV news story that ran last night about Seniorgee, the Senior Dance Team that I have been on for 4 years... Read more
Falling In Love With SomeONE or SomeTHING Melts the Fat!
Sunday, February 14, 2010      11 comments

Happy Valentine's Day! Money, money, money, something else marketers have dreamed up to make our wallets THINNER. The day can bring on many emotions, and they're not all HAPPY. Most of us have had to live through times when we didn't ... Read more
Seniorgee Dance Team 2009-2010
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      15 comments

Here is the current Seniorgee team photo. You can easily spot me. I'm the one making the gang signs. So appropriate for a 67-yr-old...LOL! If I hadn't taken that f... Read more
Simple Solution to Nightowl Overeating!
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      10 comments

I have stumbled upon something that is helping me stop overeating at night. And it seems TOO SIMPLE TO WORK. A major long-term goal for me is to live my life WITHOUT OBSESSING ABOUT FOOD AND WEIGHT. I've managed to get my weight down duri... Read more
Fork ME! I'll Never Smile Again
Saturday, October 31, 2009      14 comments

WELCOME to my “GOAL-MET HALLOWEEN PARTY”. I did NOT reach my SparkPeople Goal Weight today, as I predicted I would, back in May. So, I have shot myself in the foot, I guess. As far as I know, no bullets ricocheted off any innocent bystanders,... Read more
I've Got Troubles Of My Own
Saturday, October 24, 2009      8 comments

Here we go with another SONG. Music speaks to me. What can I say? As a teen, one of my favorite ELVIS songs was "DON'T TELL ME YOUR TROUBLES." It went something like, "Don't tell me your troubles. I don't want to know. I've got tro... Read more
Unshopping in the bedroom, a NEW Thrill!
Thursday, September 24, 2009      9 comments

"I Found My Thrill on Blueberry Hill" is a song that has always brought me more pleasure than even the tastiest, gooiest dessert. Imagine that! We surprise ourselves sometimes, especially when we find we get a thrill from an UNEXPECTED sourc... Read more
BOOgity BOO loves you!
Friday, September 04, 2009      6 comments

I always worry that people can feel overwhelmed by looking at the numbers of others. SparkPeople is a NO BULLY ZONE. We caution others to avoid feeling reluctant to post SparkPoint numbers that look low to them. And, on the flip side,... Read more
Cry, Cry, Baby! SING to me, Janis!
Monday, August 31, 2009      5 comments

Music speaks to me, especially in songs I first heard from JANIS JOPLIN. "CRY, CRY, BABY" is a song that touched me deeply years ago, and it still does today. "... I swear I'll always, I'll always be around If you ever want me Come... Read more

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