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31 Days to Healthier Holidays - December 6
Monday, December 06, 2010      4 comments

Today's Tip: Focus on the People Spark says to take the focus away from food at holiday gatherings, and focus instead on the people, or the traditions, or the trappings of the holiday.. I like this advice and will do my best to foll... Read more
31 Days to Healthier Holidays - December 5
Sunday, December 05, 2010      3 comments

Today's Tip: Try Healthier Recipes Spark says that it might be helpful to counteract the extra goodies that are around by having some healthy alternatives to snack on, and that when those goodies are in your house, you tend to eat more of ... Read more
31 Days to Healthier Holidays - December 4
Saturday, December 04, 2010      5 comments

Today's hint: Simplify your gift list To cut down the stress of those long gift lists, Spark suggests drawing names, or donating money in the names of gift recipients.. Over the years, as our family has grown, and more and more "littl... Read more
31 Days to Healthier Holidays - December 3
Friday, December 03, 2010      5 comments

Before I launch into today's tip, I'd like to report on how I did with the previous tips.. I went to a Christmas lunch yesterday and the menu choices were a seafood dish that included shrimp, which I am allergic to, or roast beef. So of co... Read more
31 Days to Healthier Holidays - December 1 and 2
Thursday, December 02, 2010      7 comments

I read the blog 31 Days to Healthier Holidays yesterday and was inspired to try to blog every day in December using the guidelines on that calendar. I wish I had sat down at the computer last night and begun that instead of the grazing and eati... Read more
Another Eureka Moment
Thursday, October 21, 2010      9 comments

Okay, I have a question: how many of you start tracking your food on many days, but as soon as you go "off program," don't track any more for that day? That woman in the corner, with her hand half way up, covering up her face? That would ... Read more
Starting Over
Monday, September 27, 2010      11 comments

So it's been an interesting couple of weeks. And I'm not going to rehash them. I am just going to say that I got on the scale last week and really looked at what it read and actually thought about it. You know how that creep starts, a pound, ... Read more
Okay, I heard you...and I thank you!!
Saturday, September 18, 2010      7 comments

There were so many thoughtful and supportive responses to my blog that I thought the best way to respond to everyone, since spending the morning here at the computer responding individually goes against my goal of MOVING as much as possible, was... Read more
I Can't Hear You....
Friday, September 17, 2010      13 comments

So here I sit at 6:15 in the morning, sipping my coffee and wondering what the heck is going on inside my brain. In spite of saying I "want" to get back on track, I have not, not since well before I went on vacation in late August. I suppose t... Read more
I'm On a Kick..
Monday, July 26, 2010      6 comments

I lately find myself on a self-imposed "personal responsibility" kick. I just read this quote, from an unknown sourse and it resonated: "People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The... Read more
What Would You Do?
Monday, May 31, 2010      9 comments

So I was thumbing through my new AARP Magazine (I still can't believe I'm old enough to be eligible to be a member of AARP, but that's a blog for another day) and I read an article about a new feature they will be starting. The feature is to hi... Read more
Tony Plays Hockey (video blog)
Friday, May 14, 2010      6 comments

He is number 8, he is wearing green hockey gloves and yellow socks, and the camera pretty much stays on him the whole time, I think you'll be able to figure out who he is!... Read more
Today's Daily Inspiration
Friday, April 23, 2010      5 comments

Well, this started as a private journal entry, but thought it would make a good blog. Today's Daily Inspiration from Spark is entitled: The Wisdom of Listening. It says: Wisdom has two parts: 1)-Having a lot to say. 2)-Not saying it. - ... Read more
I am going to do it, I don't care what I say!!!
Friday, April 16, 2010      11 comments

I am sitting here about to commit to something that inside my brain is a BIG DEAL. I'm not sure it really is a big deal, but it feels like a big deal... Yesterday, I was thinking about the fact that after a couple of really good days of ea... Read more
Revving up...
Friday, March 19, 2010      6 comments

I feel like I am on the precipice of something big here, yet, I can't really put my finger on why I feel that way. I have been plodding along, doing a little here, a little there.. Eating well as much as possible, sneaking in 20 minutes of exe... Read more

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