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It’s been a long time
Monday, July 20, 2020      20 comments

Hi. Death comes in threes or so they say and sure enough it did. First it was our friend Andrea at age 49, then our friend Brad at age 59 and just this past week Tina at age 49. Tina was the only one who was sick. I’ve experienced loss befo... Read more
I don’t know what to call this blog
Tuesday, June 09, 2020      23 comments

Hello! I don’t even know where to begin. I just re-read my last blog - the suggestions I made to myself never went into practice and I find myself at an even worse spot than ever. Almost two months have passed and I am flailing in waters th... Read more
Flooded basement, emotionally drained and eating like a rabid raccoon
Friday, April 24, 2020      19 comments

Hi! I’m sure that blog title gave you all pause for thought! A special shout out if you’ve never been to my page before but just had to because you wanted to meet the “crazy one” “Flooded basement, emotionally drained and eating like a... Read more
Are you open to joy?
Monday, April 13, 2020      20 comments

Hi! Unless you are living under a rock, I would imagine your life has been affected, in some way, by the COVID-19 virus. I’ve been off work for three weeks now and working from home is difficult when you are a library technician, so my summ... Read more
For those who think they can't do it! 100,000 fitness minutes!!!
Wednesday, March 18, 2020      22 comments

Hi! I joined SparkPeople back in August 2010 and my involvement has always been dependent on my mental health. Sadly, there are huge gaps of when I was just too beaten down to log in, let alone post anything for SparkPoints. Likewise, my in... Read more
Lessons learned from falling off the Steady Shrinker's List
Wednesday, March 11, 2020      19 comments

Morning! Over the past 8 weeks of the BL competition, I have been fortunate enough to have seen a loss each time I weighed in. I've been working fairly hard at it by walking, drinking my water and being careful with what I have been eating... Read more
Lessons learned from feeling like a fraudster for winning “Most Popular Blog”
Saturday, February 22, 2020      23 comments

Good Morning! Full confession, I’m in a mild funk. Nothing to get alarmed about because I’m owning it! Yesterday something set me off (I’m trying to figure out what) and last night I was a self-pitying, unloveable mess. It’s a huge step f... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Weekly weigh-ins are causing anxiety
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      32 comments

Hi! As part of the BLC Winter 2020 team, we have to weigh ourselves on Wednesday and post it to a spreadsheet. There’s nothing too hard about that except I’m noticing that my Tuesdays are now plagued with anxiety. Once I acknowledged this I... Read more
Come along for a winter walk with me (Pictures of dogs!)
Sunday, February 09, 2020      23 comments

Hello! Walking is definitely my therapy and I especially enjoy having the dogs with me to frolic around. Today I took a few photos with the idea of sharing with you all in mind. ... Read more
Setting the park brake
Monday, February 03, 2020      20 comments

While out for a walk this afternoon I had to give myself a wee little pep talk. Actually I’ve been doing a lot of that lately and surprisingly it seems to work. Never mind the people staring at me and watching, with their eyes wide open, as I ar... Read more
Blood results are back...and I have got to make some changes
Thursday, January 30, 2020      20 comments

Hi, Actually part of this blog was typed up and ready on Tuesday but it somehow got lost in the wonderful world of technology. Not that this is going to be word for word as I write as the words pop into my head. I got called back to ... Read more
My 2020 Vision Board
Sunday, January 26, 2020      20 comments

Hello! As part of this weekend’s challenge on the BL we were encouraged to post a vision board. After some thought (and a wee bit of free technology) I came up with this ... Read more
Pride - why is such a double-edged sword
Monday, January 20, 2020      18 comments

Morning! This morning one of the captains of a team I am on indirectly brought up the issue of pride and by the responses it is something many of us struggle with. Why is that? Is it because Pride is listed in the Bible as being one of the ... Read more
A visit to my doctor after a particularly bad case of the “ why bothers”
Saturday, January 18, 2020      24 comments

Hi, Well, I’ve taken the proverbial bull by the horns and have told my doctor I want to lose weight. I think it was always the elephant in the room (no pun intended) especially the past few visits when I went because of increased GERD sympt... Read more
I’m sharing a blog that I think you should read
Friday, January 10, 2020      13 comments

al.asp?blog_id=6644787 Leah is celebrating her 10th Spark Anniversary and she has been nothing but a source of motivation for me. Hers is one of the few blogs I subs... Read more

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