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Updates - Fridge, Cat's Eyeballs, Caffeine Detox, etc.
Sunday, August 03, 2014      16 comments

Hi there, spark friends! Hope all's well at your little corner of the world. Thought I'd pop in to update on a few topics. Thanks for all the feedback on fridges. After careful consideration, I ordered and have mine being delivered next ... Read more
Cable Co Disconnected Mine By Mistake
Thursday, July 31, 2014      15 comments

So, for two days I was w/o internet and we know what that feels like! Plus, I rely on it for my business. Come to find out, the cable company disconnected mine by mistake instead of the neighbor's. Supposedly, they are going to credit m... Read more
2 Days w/o Internet is Like Being Stranded on Desert Island
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      11 comments

Cable guy just left and I'm back online. Will blog more about it next time. Catching up with work and emails. Have a great evening.... Read more
Got My First-Ever Bee Sting
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      19 comments

Yesterday, I'd just started out on my walk and WHAMO, this bee comes flying into my lower lip and locked its stinger into it. Never having had a bee sting before, I didn't know if I was allergic or not. Turned around and went home, treated it,... Read more
Slow Caffeine Detoxing vs. Suddenly Stopping - Day 1
Monday, July 28, 2014      10 comments

I've been through this so many times in the past six years I've been on SP, that it's almost embarrassing to write about trying again. But these blogs are for ourselves, first and foremost, and writing about it reinforces the new behavior. No ... Read more
Fridge Shopping/Researching - Any Advice from Those You Love or Hate?
Sunday, July 27, 2014      18 comments

I've had many refrigerators in my life, but none that I really cared for. It's about time to replace my currently dying POS (smiling) and have been researching for a long time. Honestly? You can look at consumer reports all you want, and stil... Read more
Pretty, New Dinner Plate Set
Friday, July 25, 2014      14 comments

I've had my eye on it for awhile, but $120 is not what I wanted to spend. It's hand painted and so much fun to look at that I'm thrilled to say I just unpacked it. Got it at Ross for $35!!!! I love it when I can get some household stuff for a... Read more
Two More Reasons I Feel So Thankful
Thursday, July 24, 2014      10 comments

I've had a very strong gratitude feeling lately, and after reading the following on a news site this morning, I'm even more grateful. "Worldwide, more than 130 million girls and women have undergone female genital mutilation and more than 7... Read more
Alpha-Linolenic Acid (ALA)
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      11 comments

Has anyone out there had experience with this? A friend gave me some as he knows that I am trying like crazy to build up my immune system before the next season of flu and pneumonia descends upon me. Many of you know I have had a few bad bouts ... Read more
Today's Frustrations with Customer (non) Service
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      11 comments

I had a round of errands to do this morning, and had two frustrating situations in a row with customer service. The first was at a retail store where I hadn't gotten a cart because I only needed a couple of things. We know how that goes, right... Read more
Feeling Very Thankful
Monday, July 21, 2014      15 comments

After yesterday's ER visit, I have a very strong feeling of gratitude for good health. I never take it for granted and know how fragile and tenuous life is. Wishing all a happy, healthy day.... Read more
5 hrs in ER, Helping Friend
Sunday, July 20, 2014      18 comments

Is there anything more motivating than seeing how taking care of our health may prevent doc visits and other medical emergencies? Sure, there's stuff beyond our control, but it sure renews my commitment to taking care of myself when I see what ... Read more
1400 Calories from Watermelon & 2,000 Fitbit Award
Monday, July 14, 2014      19 comments

Okay, yesterday's 2,000 total calories were made up mostly of watermelon!!! SP tracker gave me 700 calories for each half I ate, and yes, I ate the entire thing. Have another one today. (smiling) Just got my 2,000 mile award from FB, but I... Read more
Creature of Habit
Sunday, July 13, 2014      13 comments

One day this week, I decided to wear my watch on the other wrist. I already wear it on the non-traditional one, so this was back to wear most have it on. I have to smile at how I kept thinking I'd forgotten to put on my watch, briefly not real... Read more
Satiation
Friday, July 11, 2014      14 comments

Long ago, when I read about this technique in a Psych class, I laughed and thought it was ridiculous. Now, decades later, I tried it and have eliminated two behaviors with it. One was sugar awhile ago. When I reached the point where I didn't ... Read more

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