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Results of Yesterday's Famished Day
Wednesday, August 22, 2018      19 comments

So, yes, some days will be like that. I'll be hungrier and more vulnerable in making food decisions. What helped most is the awareness, and blogging sure does clarify and focus me on the issue of the day. After awareness came all the good... Read more
It's One of Those Days I Could Eat Everything in Sight
Tuesday, August 21, 2018      18 comments

I've often blogged about how increased activity equals increased appetite for me. My plantar is getting better (although oh-so-slowly), and my activity is on the rise again. So is my hunger level. Yikes! Wishing all a happy, healthy day.... Read more
I'm Not a Joiner
Monday, August 20, 2018      25 comments

When I stumbled upon SparkPeople by accident, I thought it looked great. But told myself that I'm not a joiner and don't enjoy group activities. (maybe one reason being that in childhood, had to do them) Ten years later (almost), here I am st... Read more
Is Green Tea Over-Hyped?
Sunday, August 19, 2018      16 comments

For a long time now, green tea has been heralded for its health benefits, yet I've never met anyone who uses it and raves that it does all that it claims. I've a box of tea bags here that I've had for awhile, and yesterday I researched th... Read more
Mega-Thanks for Reality-Basing Me Yesterday
Saturday, August 18, 2018      16 comments

I know better after all this time on SP (almost 10 years!!!). Already understanding all the reasons you told me in your responses yesterday did not prevent me from reacting with my heart instead of my head. I never even owned a scale until com... Read more
Weigh-In Day. Throwing Out the Scale. Disgusted. Perplexed. Discouraged. Puzzled.
Friday, August 17, 2018      27 comments

Last week, I set Fridays as my weigh-in day. Have done a month of amazing stuff - everything right. This past week, I've amazed myself. So, this morning, on the scale I go and.... UP A POUND. Throwing the scale away. This is ridicu... Read more
Rest in Peace, Aretha
Thursday, August 16, 2018      12 comments

And thank you for all the great music. (which I'm playing all day today)... Read more
8-16-18 - a Palindrome
Thursday, August 16, 2018      12 comments

All week, the dates are palindromes. What fun! Have a good day, friends.... Read more
Wrestling with the Biggest Boogieman Saboteur in My Weight Loss Journey
Wednesday, August 15, 2018      14 comments

It's a lifelong habit that never challenged me until about 10 years ago, when I packed on weight for the first time in my life as a result of over-working, hormonal changes, less exercise, over-eating, etc. I currently go to bed and have tw... Read more
What I've Learned from Watching the Bears at Brooks Falls in Alaska - This will Change my Life
Monday, August 13, 2018      12 comments

I've decided to take a page from the bear book and make my body use the remaining fat on my bones first whenever hunger strikes. That is, I've put myself into voluntary hibernation in a sense that will require my body to use what is already ava... Read more
Almost A Miracle- I've Lost My Desire for Coffee/Caffeine
Sunday, August 12, 2018      23 comments

For those of you who've known me awhile, you know that I have tried to kick caffeine throughout my nearly 10 years here on SP. Even though coffee is the only source, and I drink just half of a small mug of coffee daily, I'm very caffeine sensit... Read more
One of These Days I'll Have to Take Out the Scale
Friday, August 10, 2018      19 comments

I think I last weighed myself in February. Never a fan of the scale, before SP, I never even owned one. But now that I am on a mission to get this done, I think I need to have a benchmark as one tool to measure progress. No matter how I tell ... Read more
A Young Girl w/Leukemia Requests Postcards for Her Birthday
Thursday, August 09, 2018      12 comments

I saw this and am going to send some from San Diego. In case you're interested, here's the info and her address. https://www.koco.com/article
/oklahoma-girl-battling-le
ukemia-asks-for-postcards-
for-her-birthday/22678601 Hav... Read more
Making Peace w/My Hair Roots to Minimize Hair Color Chemicals Seeping into My Brain
Wednesday, August 08, 2018      21 comments

I've blogged about this before, and it's definitely a first-world challenge, and not the biggest one I currently face in my life. I'm trying to see how long I can go between colorings; it's the only vanity thing I do and I enjoy my hair color b... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts If It Weren't for Food Tracking, I Would've Eaten Another Pound
Tuesday, August 07, 2018      28 comments

I stopped myself at half the container, one pound. Then I thought I'd check the food tracker to see whether to finish the other pound. Yes, I'm addicted to blueberries and these were on super-sale and are super-yummy. But now I have room... Read more

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