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Happy Birthday to Me and My Dearly-Departed Grandma
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      16 comments

Happy Birthday, Grandma. I miss you so much. Thank you for all the love. And sharing your name. Love you tons - always.... Read more
Any Advice From You Nurses Out there on Y. Infections Besides Avoiding Cheese and Bread?
Saturday, February 04, 2017      8 comments

It has been ages since I got a yeast infection and I am a person who understands my body pretty well; I also need to understand cause and effect. For me, this seems to have come out of the blue. I thought it was a minor irritation at first fro... Read more
How I Plan to Welcome February
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      14 comments

If my schedule permits, I plan on attending some new exercise classes as a way of welcoming February. And since I celebrate my birthday all month long, it'll serve as a type of celebration as well. Wishing all a great day. (I'll even sett... Read more
My First Yali Pear
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      9 comments

It came wrapped in mesh and inside a container. The produce guy said they are tastier than regular pears. I was curious. Just had one of the two I bought. Nothing I'd write home about. To each her own, right? Weather has been crazy. L... Read more
January Overview
Saturday, January 28, 2017      9 comments

Overall, I am pleased with my January efforts. I worked hard on a lifelong habit and have "almost" eliminated it. Due to its sensitive nature, I'd rather not get into specifics. But any bad habit eliminated is a good thing. I'm also plea... Read more
7-DAY MENTAL DIET
Friday, January 27, 2017      12 comments

I heard a brief snippet of Tony Robbins talking about this seven-day mental diet. For seven days, to eliminate negativity. Not that you won't have a negative thought, but just that you don't dwell on it, state it, and switch the mental channel... Read more
RIP Mary Tyler Moore
Thursday, January 26, 2017      8 comments

Another's departure once again changes the world by her absence. Sad.... Read more
EIGHT YEARS AGO TODAY, I JOINED SPARKPEOPLE
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      14 comments

I honestly can't believe it's been eight years since I first joined SP. I think I read a short blurb in a magazine and thought I'd check it out. At first, I was overwhelmed by the amount of info and thought I'd never be able to navigate th... Read more
Even a PARTIAL Rainbow Thrills Me
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      9 comments

As I write this, there is a beautiful, wide partial rainbow outside my window for my enjoyment. Does that mean that I can only make a partial wish? (smiling) It's a wide one, but doesn't arch to full - yet. Maybe in a little while it'll ... Read more
Food Tracking, Rain, Misc.
Monday, January 23, 2017      8 comments

It's been about two weeks since I began to seriously and consistently track food intake. Wow, what a great tool it is to actually see what's going into my body! Tracking is becoming a good habit, one that I resisted for a long time. Lots ... Read more
If You Don't Need It, Love It, and/or Use It...
Thursday, January 19, 2017      15 comments

...get rid of it. That's the advice I heard from an "expert" on a radio report talking about decluttering. I am not a hoarder, but have accumulated things over the years that I have been gradually letting go of. I no longer feel the need to ... Read more
Starting to Celebrate My Birthday - Three Weeks Early
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      8 comments

Yes, I smile each year when I blog about this. My dearly-departed cousin used to tease me that I celebrate my birthday the entire month. But just before she passed, and it was the end of January, she commented that she was surprised that I had... Read more
Blueberries, Skewed Priorities that Made Me Laugh at Myself this Morning
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      9 comments

I usually walk twice. Once in the morning before starting work projects, and at the end of the day. This morning I really had to smile at how silly I am sometimes. I was thirsty and forgot to bring my water bottle. I immediately thought, "no... Read more
Blue Monday Theory Is Now Debunked
Monday, January 16, 2017      12 comments

In 2005,the third Monday of January was theorized by a Welsh psychologist to be the gloomiest day of the year. He came up with this using a "scientific" formula. Since then, however, it has been widely discredited as not being Blue Monday sinc... Read more
THINGS I'VE LEARNED (OR RELEARNED) ABOUT MYSELF AFTER 6 DAYS OF FOOD TRACKING
Sunday, January 15, 2017      12 comments

It's startling to see intangibles, like the number of daily calories ingested, become tangibles through food tracking. Six days ago I decided to begin this and make it a habit. I'm surprised at some of the lessons it has reminded me of... ... Read more

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