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17th of May
Thursday, May 17, 2018      3 comments

Already...! These past six weeks have been a strange combination of emotions and experiences.... I'm in need of some down time of "just normal routine", but that isn't really happening either. I am slowly getting back to some of my routine... Read more
1st of April already....
Sunday, April 01, 2018      2 comments

Writing with mixed feelings today. So much is going well right now --!!--...except...I haven't been paying enough attention to my Journey here on Spark! My poor scale has to put up with a few extra pounds that should have vanished into thin ai... Read more
Just about St Patrick's Day!
Tuesday, March 13, 2018      1 comments

This spring is slipping by.... almost St Patrick's day, which is kind of special to me. I love the Irish music, but seldom go out anywhere now. Will just listen to some at home...and perhaps have my morning coffee in the Irish Belleek cup! My... Read more
February 1/3 Gone...!
Saturday, February 10, 2018      2 comments

February 10th tomorrow.... 1/3 of the month, and I'm not 1/3 of the way to my goal! Oh, but it was such a good week. "Freedom of the Hills" was the title of a book on mountaineering published many years ago...and aptly described our four ... Read more
Ever Heard of the Bouncing Plateau Game?
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      2 comments

LOL---that seems to sum up my month of January. I didn't really lose...and I didn't really gain. I've been encouraged with the results of my exercise: tossed on my 21lb pack today for our 3.5 mile walk and felt fine. I only had about 31 m... Read more
Monthly Challenge Checkin
Friday, January 19, 2018      4 comments

My weight hasn't moved in the right direction yet. I know from previous experience though, that it will take several weeks of "back on track" habits to see progress. I can feel it happening though! On the eating front: I'm back to two veggie... Read more
One Month Personal Challenge
Sunday, January 07, 2018      0 comments

Dear Self, I've been musing on this for a few days.... I've been gone from home and routine since mid-December, and although I kept some healthy habits, it wasn't enough. My eating actually wasn't *too bad*...made better choices on my meal... Read more
October 2015
Thursday, October 29, 2015      10 comments

Dear Friends, I (obviously) don't blog a lot...but today its time to put something "out there". The last few weeks have been interesting for me. I've learned many(!) new things and gone through some of those personal reflections we ofte... Read more
22 March 2014--12/52
Saturday, March 22, 2014      7 comments

Not sure how my blogs got off the Wednesday schedule...other than that Life isn't always “ordered” as we might wish! So this is the middle of week 12 actually. And it finds me at peace. Serenity: I faced some lingering financial issues... Read more
16 March 2014-- 11/52
Sunday, March 16, 2014      1 comments

And here it is almost two weeks later....! So a bit of a catch-up and look ahead.... Timeline: Foot surgery was 10 days ago and went well. He didn't have to do the part that would have left me No Weight Bearing for three weeks, so my h... Read more
5 March 2014--10/52
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      2 comments

March already...Oh My! And this is the start of a four month journey again. My last four month journey started on Oct 24th when I had my right foot surgery...and tomorrow, I have the left foot done. Hey, gotta have a matching pair, right?! L... Read more
24 Feb Week 8/52
Monday, February 24, 2014      1 comments

Oh has it already reached the end of Feb?? Especially without me having reached some goals yet?! Arrgghhh!! Even if there are some "good reasons" it is personally disappointing. But it is what is is.... So here is my summary for the... Read more
8 February 6/52
Saturday, February 08, 2014      1 comments

So here it is another week past.... We were somehow magically transported into a Winter Environment this week....the Low of 15, with 20 kt winds reminded me of Canada. Its now warmer, along with snow the last three days--almost 9 inches--and ... Read more
31 January 2014- 5/52
Friday, January 31, 2014      2 comments

An interesting, educational week for me! First off...I've noted that since I started this blog, I've changed format. It raised a little yellow flag for me because I'm wondering if my focus has changed too...?? I don't want my Life to fo... Read more
27 January 2014- 4/52
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      1 comments

So here it is eleven days since my last entry. So much has been going on... Weight: Our 4 day trip to Cannon Beach (more later...) did indeed throw me off track. Amazing how 1500 calories worth of CheeseIts in for days and a handful of... Read more

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