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11/12/13
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      7 comments

I couldn't resist this fun date. After next year's 12/13/14, it'll be a millennium before the sequence is possible again. Wishing all a happy day.... Read more
Sometimes I Snack While Sparking
Tuesday, November 12, 2013      21 comments

Honestly, all this thinking about food makes me hungry. (smiling) I try not to, but I DO sometimes snack. I guess it would be like sipping on a wine cooler during an AA meeting. Or smoking a joint during a break at a NA meeting. Or eating a ... Read more
Gratitude for Veterans' (and their families) Sacrifices
Monday, November 11, 2013      14 comments

Not just today on Veterans Day, but with lifelong deep appreciation and love. God bless all of you. And thank you.... Read more
Day 21 of CCC - Plateau & Avoidance of Self-Punishment
Sunday, November 10, 2013      11 comments

The first week of this calorie correction course saw a 9 lb drop. However, I've plateaued yet stay undaunted in my determination to get back to where I was in March. Before this year's tidal waves of happenings rolled me into shore. My body j... Read more
Too Soon for All this Christmas Advertising
Saturday, November 09, 2013      12 comments

Stores, radio and tv have all started with Christmas music, ads, decorations already. C'mon, it's way too early to start with the superficiality.... Read more
My Huge "LESS IS MORE" Lesson at Lunch Yesterday
Friday, November 08, 2013      18 comments

Sure, I've read about using a smaller plate many times, but have just started to try it this past couple of days. I've also been making myself eat more slowly in order for those 20 minutes to sink into my brain that my stomach is filling up. ... Read more
Two Ideas I'd Like to See SparkPeople Do On This Site
Thursday, November 07, 2013      23 comments

I've sent them this idea awhile ago - I'd like to have a SP journal. It would be a great companion to their books. I'd like to see new goodies that have some focus on pets. I'd give them to friends who just got a new dog or cat, or a trea... Read more
"Frankenfood" GMO Labels Rejected By Washington State Voters!!??
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      18 comments

Before the votes were in yesterday, I read that if Washington voters beat down the likes of Monsanto in requiring GMO labels, it would have opened the door making it easier for other states to follow. But they didn't. Just like we in CA di... Read more
GMO Labeling for My Pets, But Not for Their Human Mom? Go figure!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      15 comments

Here it is, 5 a.m. and I just gave my boys their multi-vitamins for cats. On the label, proudly displayed, says "GMO free." Amazing that food in CA do not have GMO labels on food items, but my pet products do! Day 16 of my calorie cou... Read more
Day 15 of CCC (calorie correction course) - Nothing Like A Pic to Reality-Base
Monday, November 04, 2013      16 comments

I haven't weighed-in for a couple of days, but I've been eating within my range for two weeks now. It feels good to be back on track. HOWEVER, all this time, I've been trying not to get bummed about the re-gained weight. I tell myself tha... Read more
Wondering About Midwest Flood Sparkers and England Hurricane Sparkers
Sunday, November 03, 2013      12 comments

As I've been reading the news of the flash flooding throughout the USA this past week, I wonder how those Sparkers are who live in those areas. Are you guys okay? England has gotten one of their worst storms in the last five years. Pictu... Read more
Day 13 on Calorie Correction Course & Day 1 Caffeine Weaning (yes, again!)
Saturday, November 02, 2013      11 comments

My friend took me to lunch at the Old Spaghetti Factory today and I almost declined the invitation. However, when I started on this correction course 13 days ago, I made a deal with myself that I would learn to get out of the "all or none" mode... Read more
This Year Has Left w/o Me
Friday, November 01, 2013      14 comments

It's like waking up to find it's November already. Where did 2013 go so fast? Hoping to make November as successful as October was for me. It's a month filled with anniversaries of lost loved ones, including my first-born son ( father fig... Read more
I Failed My Drug Test (Another Irony of My Life)
Thursday, October 31, 2013      20 comments

And I don't even take an aspirin, let alone anything else! Last week, I applied for a temporary seasonal job and spent an entire morning driving far to the designated pee lab for the drug test. Got lost, then paid to park, then tolerated ... Read more
Day 10 of Calorie Correction Course - 3 More Lbs Down.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013      18 comments

9 total since 10 days ago. Just by eating in my calorie range and not ginormous amounts of food. Again, this is regained weight so, although I'm happy, I'm not thrilled that this is a road I've travelled and maintained for 5 years. My first r... Read more

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