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the turbulent month of May
Wednesday, May 15, 2019      10 comments

I'm going to try to log a blog here twice a month just to keep to some sort of commitment on Sparkpeople while I'm officially in a maintenance mode. Last month we discovered that my mother-in-law has a tumor in her breast (actually 4). A bi... Read more
Writing a Book
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      11 comments

The last three months I haven't been as active on Spark as I usually was. I don't expect that to change. Why? Because after a year of losing weight and working out, I'm ready to get ON WITH MY LIFE. It's hard probably for people to understa... Read more
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      8 comments

So I have a lot to catch you up on Sparkfriends. A year ago I had a mammogram that ended up having some drama. Luckily for me it was just a cyst and my followup mammogram last month showed it being gone (I contribute this to a good diet). ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Living my best body
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      25 comments

Amazing lunch with DH today - Chickpea burger on greens I haven't lost much this month and that is okay. Truly it is OKAY.... Read on about why. ... Read more
Grocery goody round up
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      9 comments

Wow! Where did March go?? I've fallen in love with this Morningstar brand (found at Target). The sausage patties and links are so delicious! I ... Read more
juggling life
Thursday, March 21, 2019      11 comments

I've not been as active on Spark as I usually am and that is probably going to continue for another 45 days or so. Some thoughts about life and juggling follows. ... Read more
All the bird houses done
Sunday, March 17, 2019      8 comments

Last Saturday and this Saturday we spent it mounting the bird houses we had made for the nature center. If you want details about the project check this other post out: https://www.sparkpeople.
com/mypage_public_journal_... Read more
Update on moving downward
Friday, March 15, 2019      14 comments

About 10 days ago the scale was frustrating me again. Watching it stay steady day after day got me thinking, "Oh, I guess my weight loss has slowed ... Read more
Writing Deadlines
Wednesday, March 06, 2019      8 comments

emoticon I work best with deadlines, especially for my writing. I've set a publication date of May 1st and I'm goin... Read more
Bird house project at Oxley Nature Center
Sunday, March 03, 2019      11 comments

I've now been doing nature walks (as weather permits) every week. Some of those walks are done at the Oxley Nature Center in Tulsa, OK. ... Read more
Comparison photos
Saturday, March 02, 2019      19 comments

Last April (2018) I took some photos. I had already come down from 287 to 253 (34 pounds) and I was feeling like a tiger! ... Read more
Goodbye February - Roaring into March like a Lion
Thursday, February 28, 2019      7 comments

After two weeks at being 205.8, I finally got the scale to budge, begrudgingly it seems. It took lowering my calories (1583, 1570, 1248, 1421, 1492)... Read more
Amazing day connecting with a fellow writer
Wednesday, February 27, 2019      7 comments

I now have gone to the writer's critique group 3 times and at the last meeting, I approached one of the other members about becoming my (paid) proofreader. We just really clicked in the meetings and I liked how she proofed the material that we a... Read more
Nutritional Goals updated again for 2019
Monday, February 25, 2019      7 comments

The great thing about keeping records is that I have a lot of data that I can go to when I need to figure things out that work for me. Lots of info ... Read more
the Experiment is already paying off
Saturday, February 23, 2019      7 comments

I started an experiment last Thursday. First, I blogged about going back to examine my numbers https://www.sparkpeople.
individual.asp?blog_id=6569625 and found that ... Read more

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