A Shout Out
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 2 comments
Be Willing to Change
Sunday, June 09, 2013 1 comments
As I shared in my last blog entry, I was asked for weight-loss advice recently. I told the person that I could talk about what I'm eating and what I'm not eating, but my biggest tips have to do with behavior. I talked about finding a foundatio... Read more
What's your foundation?
Monday, June 03, 2013 3 comments
I was recently asked for some advice as to how to stick to a weight-loss/health-improvement program. I'm no expert, and there are lots of people on Sparkpeople with more weight loss and years of success maintaining. But at the time, I was on t... Read more
Back from vacation!
Saturday, June 01, 2013 2 comments
I shared an incredible few days with my college housemates. We stayed in the vacation home of one of the group, on the Sonoma, California, coast. I was thrilled to wear a bathing suit in the hot tub, and come down stairs for breakfast in my ja... Read more
Down a pound!
Saturday, May 18, 2013 2 comments
I've been having grumpy conversations with myself about the scale. Thank goodness I took my measurements a while ago, so I could see on the tape that I'm losing inches. And I've been exercising and had my food on track. But my goodness, why wa... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving, One and All!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 0 comments
What's on your menu this year? We're having loving company, sweet memories of celebrations past, poignant thoughts of those who can't be with us, and lots and lots of gratitude for life's bounty. We're also having turkey, roasted veget... Read more
Food doesn't console...
Sunday, November 14, 2010 2 comments
Food "doesn't console. It doesn't fill up anyone's psychological gaps. All it replaces is the lack of God." -- Marguerite Duras. I just ran across this line by one of my favorite authors. She writes about alcoholism. But, for me, this ... Read more
On Waiting to Love Exercise
Tuesday, November 09, 2010 4 comments
I've just seen another thread on the Fitness and Exercise board begun by a Sparker who is troubled by her/his distaste for exercise. This Sparker asked "what if you hate exercise?" In that question, I hear an assumption that one must love, or ... Read more
It's All Good -- a quick update to my last two blogs
Saturday, November 06, 2010 1 comments
My last couple of blogs have been painful. If anyone's been reading and is left hanging, I figured I should update you... 1. My ex's new wife (kiddo's stepmom) is finally out of the hospital (as of yesterday). She had a total of 3 surger... Read more
Sadness on My Doorstep
Monday, October 18, 2010 2 comments
Bad news this week. My ex's new wife (my kiddo's stepmom) is 34 years old and in the hospital with a pulmonary embolism following surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her groin. Her prognosis was guarded before this happened, and now it's ... Read more
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