I didn't have a cookie...
Friday, December 03, 2010      8 comments

or a muffin, or buy a chocolate bar from the vending machine today. I know. That doesn't seem like much, does it? However, one thing I've learnt over my years here at sparkpeople, is that, I cannot be tricked into believing that HAVIN... Read more
Tired, Tired, Tired
Monday, August 02, 2010      10 comments

So, I weighed myself today and recorded the resulting amount. *sigh* I'm way off track. I'm gaining quite consistently and I'm tired of it. I'm tired of getting out of breath doing simple exercises again. Tired of not fittin... Read more
Challenge - blog about what I like about myself
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      7 comments

Hmmm.....good question. I think I am a warm and friendly person, and I pride myself on being able to get along with just about anybody. I have a strong faith, and strong convictions. I think those things are important. I also apprec... Read more
Now what?
Monday, June 14, 2010      8 comments

So, I am almost at the end of my first 5K training program, and I compete this coming Sunday. what I am wondering is what to do now. I am up to running for 4 minutes at a time, with 1 minute walks in between. I do that 8 times to complete... Read more
Dresses to wear to the 'Wedding at the Burrow'
Sunday, June 13, 2010      8 comments

I have chosen two dresses, as I am unsure how formal the Wedding at the Burrow is going to be. One is longer, and more formal, the other more semi-formal. They are both in red, of course. As a Gryffindor, there wasn't really any other colour... Read more
Whole Foods Update
Thursday, June 10, 2010      9 comments

So, the whole foods challenge has come and gone, and I did stick to my plan as written below 100%. emoticon ... Read more
Whole Foods Menus for the Week ...
Sunday, May 30, 2010      5 comments

I love whole foods challenges. They are a real challenge for me, but I feel so good when I eat foods as close to their natural state as possible. Plus, I always have great weigh-ins at the end of the week! Monday: Breakfast: whole cooke... Read more
Neither a Borrower nor a Lender be...
Thursday, August 27, 2009      14 comments

While I've long been a Shakespeare fan and do enjoy "Hamlet", this line from Polonius to his son Laertes is, to me, complete crap. My neighbour and I are often lending and borrowing from each other, and have developed quite a close relation... Read more
Friday, May 08, 2009      11 comments

Having the tendency to dwell too much on negatives about myself, I welcomed the chance in a current challenge to focus positively on some of my accomplishments. When I stop to think, I realize that I have been successful in three different ... Read more
Bad Habits
Monday, April 13, 2009      5 comments

I have three bad habits that I've been working on this week: PRIORITIES I have been taking time to pray and meditate daily since last summer. A worthwhile activity to be sure, but lately I've been slipping into the bad habit of putting a... Read more
Sunday, November 09, 2008      7 comments

I was reading a motivational article recently that hit home. www.sparkpeople.com/reso
sp?id=634&page=2 It reminded me that motivation is not some magical concept that some people have and som... Read more
Aw shucks...
Thursday, August 28, 2008      7 comments

I just got an email saying I had received enough votes to be a SparkPeople Motivator! Now this blog isn't to toot my own horn, but to thank all of you who voted for me as a motivator. Thank you so much for your vote of confidence! It... Read more
I have a theory - part deux
Wednesday, August 20, 2008      2 comments

In my last installment of "I have a theory" I hypothesised that I would plateau again at around 145. Yup. That happened. I MAY have broken through it now, but *sheesh* if I saw 145.6 or 146.2 or 144.8 ONE more time ... ... Read more
Happy Anniversary to me, Happy Anniversary to me!
Sunday, July 06, 2008      7 comments

emoticon I just realized, it's my Spark-aversary today! I joined on this day last July. And what I have learn... Read more
Isn't it strange...
Thursday, May 29, 2008      3 comments

... how when you learn a new word or concept you then see that word many times in the subsequent days? I was sitting at work today and was thinking about worry and I came up with a blog entry about it. I then logged on to my computer just ... Read more

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