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Looking Over January's Goal & Onto February
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      10 comments

Yes, this month went fast. Time is flying by. Did great with no added sugar and will continue that while I set a new goal for Feb. It will be a less public one as it's a bit personal and tied to emotional roots. At some point, I will t... Read more
San Diego Crisis Going on Right Now (p.s. now sounds like false alarm)
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      10 comments

Active shooter at the Naval Hospital, with very few details available at the moment. I have a dear relative who is parked and works nearby. Very scary. Praying.... Read more
7 years ago Today I Joined Sparkpeople
Monday, January 25, 2016      14 comments

Happy anniversary to me!... Read more
"You Can't Start Walking on the Road of Peace Until...
Sunday, January 24, 2016      8 comments

...you cross the bridge of forgiveness." "Forgiveness isn't like a light switch, it's more like a dimmer switch." I thought these were memorable quotes I heard on NPR this morning when the host was interviewing a former inmate who'd ju... Read more
2 LBS DOWN AND CONTINUING TO MOVE SOUTH - (excited!)
Thursday, January 21, 2016      11 comments

When I do the right things for my body, it returns the favor. I awoke feeling "lighter" today, but didn't have expectations when embarking on that dreaded scale. Delighted to see the fruit of my labor from less cheese, less starch, stickin... Read more
5 Planets Visible (Not since 2005), and MY LUCKY DAY (must have had an angel on my shoulder)
Wednesday, January 20, 2016      9 comments

There are 5 planets visible in the southeastern sky right before sunrise. Missed it today, but plan to take a peak in the next few days. Not since 2005 has this happened. Wow, I must've had a guardian angel on duty this morning. During m... Read more
What Blood Pressure Is & How to Control It Yourself - Ben Fuchs, Critical Health News
Tuesday, January 19, 2016      10 comments

I thought I'd share this info from my fave pharmacist, Ben Fuchs, from his blog at Critical Health News. Later today, heading over to visit another art museum. Sun is out and it seems that the frigid temps we've had for several weeks are g... Read more
GLENN FREY R.I.P.
Monday, January 18, 2016      10 comments

Another shocking loss of a musical legend. I'm bummed.... Read more
I Know What to Do, I Know How to Do it.... So, Why Don't I?
Monday, January 18, 2016      8 comments

On January 25, it'll be seven years for me here on SP. I never thought I'd stick it out this long. Needless to say, but I'll say it anyway - I'm glad I did. There are so many more things I need to change although these seven years have he... Read more
Day 17 Update - No Sugar
Sunday, January 17, 2016      9 comments

To clarify upfront, in my life this means no added sugar. I don't sweat the stuff that's already in food. I wrote recently about having done well with no sugar until last October; not only the holidays hit, but also a new wave of stressful... Read more
Clarification of Yesterday's Blog About Tackling the Scale and Maintaining
Saturday, January 16, 2016      7 comments

Lest I mislead readers of yesterday's blog, I AM NOT at goal weight and maintaining. I'm maintaining the loss I had prior to coming to SP, which is still fine for me. Old friends have heard this a million times, but I was thin all my life ... Read more
YAY...I FINALLY TACKLED THE SCALE AFTER MONTHS OF IGNORING IT
Friday, January 15, 2016      9 comments

It had to be done; I had to know where I was after ignoring the scale for months. Fortunately, maintaining, as I've done most of the time during my seven years on SP. So, at least I know and it's a starting point. Not sure how often I'll wei... Read more
Ben Fuchs' Info on Viruses
Thursday, January 14, 2016      7 comments

Ben Fuchs is a pharmacist who writes a daily blog at Critical Health News. His info is always interesting and informative for me. I thought this blog about viruses was worthy of sharing. Viruses The universe is filled with a lot re... Read more
Beck's Email - WHY WE EAT DESSERT - AND YOU SHOULD TOO!
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      9 comments

You can get on Judith Beck's list and get her occasional emails. I thought this one I received the other day is a good reminder. Why We Eat Dessert - And You Should, Too! We believe that eating dessert, and for many dieters (ourselves ... Read more
At Some Point I'll Have to Get On the Scale
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      11 comments

I don't even remember the last time I weighed myself. Sure, I know it's about how clothes fit and all that, but I really need to know in order to have some sort of benchmark. Since I never even owned a scale until about eight years ago, it... Read more

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