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Super Blood Blue Moon Coming On Wednesday
Sunday, January 28, 2018      13 comments

Next time this will be visible is 2038. Here's the link that'll tell you all about it. I've a lifelong history of being affected by a regular full moon; who knows how this dramatic pull will play out. Yikes! (smiling) https://www.space.c... Read more
Salt and Cheese Are My Two Main Saboteurs
Thursday, January 25, 2018      16 comments

I've been doing great with sugar and caffeine, but my cheese and salt intake are off the charts. As of today, I'm putting myself on restriction. I recently heard a MD on the radio talk about the various foods he helps people with; he said... Read more
Why I Celebrate my Birthday from Now Until End of February (Tribute to my funny cousin)
Wednesday, January 24, 2018      13 comments

I used to celebrate my birthday on the day I was born, which was also my grandma's birthday. I was named after her. Then, at some point, I started celebrating it the entire week of Feb. 8, but then extended it to the entire month of Feb. ... Read more
Fingerprints, Tai Chi Compliment, Double Trouble, Misc.
Sunday, January 21, 2018      10 comments

I feel as though I'm just catching up with this being the new year, but in reality we are almost to the end of January. I can tell this is going to be another year that flies by. Yesterday, for no reason at all, I smiled to think about my ... Read more
How I've Given Back to SparkPeople During my 9 Years Here
Friday, January 19, 2018      16 comments

Tomorrow is the official day when I joined SP nine years ago. It took me a week or so to come back and actually start using the site after signing up as I felt it was information overload, and that I probably wouldn't stay. (smiling) Since... Read more
BANISHING POST-HOLIDAY LAZINESS
Thursday, January 18, 2018      10 comments

Sometimes I'm a little lazy brat. (smiling) Pushed myself to Zumba class this morning, and all I could think about was the breaded eggplant I'd made for lunch and was anticipating. That, and watching the clock. Yes, I do have fun once... Read more
I Eat Less When I'm Food Tracking
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      15 comments

Most of my nine years here on SP, I thought food tracking was a waste of time. Man, was I ever wrong wrong wrong. Last August/September, I began using this valuable tool and saw my weight drop slowly, but surely. I was amazed. Enter the ... Read more
Doing Well w/Caffeine & Sugar
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      10 comments

I've got both under control in a major way. Just a half of a small mug of coffee daily is fine since I've tried so many times to kick it completely. When I am off added sugar, I feel like a new person. Amazing. Wishing all a happy, h... Read more
Hurts So Good
Sunday, January 14, 2018      12 comments

My arm muscles are aching from strength training, which I've just begun in the new year. Almost all of '16, I had nerve pain in my arm from shingles that diminished my muscle power. Now I'm catching up. This is a very different type of ... Read more
Earth Badge fm FB, Cassava, Appetite from Exercising, and Misc.
Friday, January 12, 2018      11 comments

I tried Cassava chips. Hadn't heard of Cassava before and here's what I found when I researched it: "the starchy tuberous root of a tropical tree, used as food in tropical countries but requiring careful preparation to remove traces of cya... Read more
Why Do Exercises/Yoga on the Floor Make Me Dizzy?
Thursday, January 11, 2018      9 comments

I have many exercise classes available, and I've slowly been trying them all. One thing I've noticed lately is that I have trouble when I have to get on the floor. It varies in severity, but I get a bit dizzy. Yesterday it was a good thing th... Read more
I Should Have Followed my Gut (literally), Turned Around, and Cancelled the Trip
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      13 comments

My blog silence is due to my periodic wanting a break from SP and all things health. I get sick of the entire routine. It's been 9 years this month and it's boring. However, this discontent will pass as I know it has been a wonderful tool and... Read more
Will Wake Up at 3 a.m. for Trip to Rose Parade
Sunday, December 31, 2017      14 comments

I'll be starting 2018 at 3 a.m. to leave my house at 3:45 for the bus trip to the Rose Parade with a wonderful friend of mine. Will layer my clothing as 50 degrees is predicted and makes me shiver just thinking about it. (smiling) I usually do... Read more
As 2017 Comes to a Close....
Thursday, December 28, 2017      13 comments

...I want to thank my SP friends for all their valuable support. This is the only social media I do, and the friends I've made here have been wonderful. As we head into January of the new year, I realize that will be my 9th anniversary on ... Read more
Baffled by Friend's Doc's Diabetes Advice
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      12 comments

Ever since my friend was diagnosed with diabetes about four weeks ago, her doc has been very nonchalant about her treatment. For example, she went in with her number being 620 and they gave her infusions to bring it down. When they reached... Read more

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