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Beck's Email - WHY WE EAT DESSERT - AND YOU SHOULD TOO!
Wednesday, January 13, 2016      9 comments

You can get on Judith Beck's list and get her occasional emails. I thought this one I received the other day is a good reminder. Why We Eat Dessert - And You Should, Too! We believe that eating dessert, and for many dieters (ourselves ... Read more
At Some Point I'll Have to Get On the Scale
Tuesday, January 12, 2016      11 comments

I don't even remember the last time I weighed myself. Sure, I know it's about how clothes fit and all that, but I really need to know in order to have some sort of benchmark. Since I never even owned a scale until about eight years ago, it... Read more
R.I.P. DAVID BOWIE
Monday, January 11, 2016      13 comments

Awoke to the sad news that David Bowie has died. RIP. Watched a portion of the Golden Globes last night; never saw so many skeletal women in one place. They keep getting thinner and thinner. Not much to say. "We can be HEROES, for... Read more
Day 9. Obesity is a Disease? Another Ben Fuchs' Interesting Blog
Saturday, January 09, 2016      8 comments

Ben Fuchs is a pharmacist who writes a daily blog at Critical Health News and posts many interesting health articles. Thought I'd share this one; the end of the article can be found at this website. Just google Critical Health News. ... Read more
Day 8. Watching Dear Relatives Not Doing Healthy Things & Getting Sick
Friday, January 08, 2016      8 comments

I've tried to influence those near and dear to me when the timing was right; I did make some good inroads. But I have a few people in my life who are not eating well (in fact, total fast food diet) and not exercising in some cases. It is r... Read more
Day 7. New Fitbit's Mine, and Working Fine
Thursday, January 07, 2016      9 comments

However, it was not simple to replace the Zip with the Zip on the FB syncing website. In fact, it was a huge pain in the patootie. Maybe because I have Windows 10. I was lucky to have had a friend here who helped me finally get it to read the... Read more
Day 6. Getting Back on the Wagon is So Much Easier with SP
Wednesday, January 06, 2016      9 comments

The other day I blogged about how I sometimes wondered if I was wasting my time along this seven years on Sparkpeople. Of course, I know it hasn't been a waste of time and one of the biggest ways I know this just raised its hand to be noticed. ... Read more
Expensive Mattress Mistake
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      10 comments

Last year, I bought a very good mattress set that seemed comfie at the time. However, I soon realized that I am not a person who does well with these new pillow top mattresses. I need a plain ole spring mattress. My sleep quality has rea... Read more
Day 4. "..then Just Stay Fat" (book), New FB, Misc.
Monday, January 04, 2016      13 comments

I downloaded the above title on my Kindle; it was offered free and thought it would be just another this and that full of worn-out tips. Instead, it was written in an entertaining style, sources credited along the way, and no-nonsense tips by a... Read more
Day 3- Feeling Naked without That Rascally Little Friend, Fitbit
Sunday, January 03, 2016      11 comments

I bought new batteries, thinking the supply I used to revive FB Zip weren't new/fresh enough. Nope, it's not a battery problem. I've contacted the company and will see what they have to say in an email response. Meanwhile, after a couple ... Read more
Day 2 - I've sometimes thought I was wasting my time on SP during my 7 years here...
Saturday, January 02, 2016      9 comments

....but always come to the same conclusion - I haven't. My half-hearted efforts have at least helped me maintain the weight I lost before coming here, and I really don't have that much left to go. What this site has done is keep the health... Read more
Day 1. Green Tea was Making Me Jittery & I Wondered Why
Friday, January 01, 2016      13 comments

First things first and, yes, this is the first. So.... HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL! Here's to a happy, healthy one for each and every one of us. Last week, after reading so many past articles about the miracle of green tea, I decided to buy a b... Read more
IF YOU WATCH THE ROSE PARADE TOMORROW...
Thursday, December 31, 2015      13 comments

...please watch for the band from Mira Mesa High School and wave to San Diego when they play a tune. They are around the corner from me and I've several dear alumni of that school in my life. Blue Ribbon school, which is admirable in a state ... Read more
Goodbye to Several SP Friends in 2015
Wednesday, December 30, 2015      11 comments

This year saw the departure of several of my SP friends; some passed away, and others just disappeared without a word. They are missed and remembered. Wishing all a happy, healthy 2016.... Read more
Death of my Dear Fitbit - RIP (not sure I'll replace)
Tuesday, December 29, 2015      10 comments

When I got my step total for this week, it confirmed what I'd only suspected; my FB done died. Yes, I've changed the batteries. It was on and off all week. I've ordered a fresh supply of batteries and will see if it has to do with old batteri... Read more

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