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A Day with the Grands
Saturday, December 07, 2019      14 comments

Yesterday was a long day. We had an early morning call to see if we could watch the one year old grand because his sitter was at the Emergency Room. We were already expecting to have his 3 year old and 11 year old cousins after school until t... Read more
Leftover turkey recipes
Monday, December 02, 2019      12 comments

We look forward to the leftover turkey after Thanksgiving. It's delicious in sandwiches, salads, and soups. It can shine in pasta or stir-fry dishes. I plan to make a spinach, turkey, pomegranate and apple salad for lunch today. Just ... Read more
Wisdom acquired on the journey: tips to make your plan easier
Sunday, December 01, 2019      14 comments

I have been doing this for a very long time. Some things worked. Some didn't. I've reached a place of strength on my journey that works for me. Whether you are new or been on your way successfully for years, I hope you find a nugget in the... Read more
The plan for Thanksgiving week
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      10 comments

It's Thanksgiving week. We all want to navigate this week with no weight gain. With mindful eating, that is possible. I plan to enjoy one plate of the wonderful Thanksgiving meal. That is one PLATE, not a supersized platter. If not full af... Read more
Why is Thanksgiving so late this year?
Monday, November 25, 2019      10 comments

Our American Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month, as designated by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Because the month starts on a Friday this year, the fourth Thursday is November 28. It was the same in 2013. A... Read more
Moving More and Sleep
Sunday, November 24, 2019      5 comments

This blog is especially for my Spark friends doing IF or OMAD. I had only been following this plan a short time when I got an urge to move. I had to get up and DO something that involved movement, so I cleaned. It was a novel experience. N... Read more
Roasted Vegetables day
Monday, November 18, 2019      11 comments

We are a fan of roasted vegetables. It's a great way to get even the pickiest eater to eat veggies. It's a good way for ME to eat cooked veggies I u... Read more
One day it will be you!
Saturday, November 16, 2019      12 comments

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A good day for me
Thursday, November 14, 2019      10 comments

It's cold and snowy here. We've set new records for cold this month. I've had early morning for appointments this week. Brrrrr. * * * * * ... Read more
Saturday morning blessings
Saturday, November 09, 2019      7 comments

Weekend is here. What a lovely thing weekends are. Feeling happy, blessed, and grateful. Thank you for this moment when everything is going well. ... Read more
Do it now.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019      8 comments

I like lists. They keep me organized. This morning I checked two more things off the to-do list. I rotated the clothes I've been wearing this ... Read more
Down 40 pounds
Saturday, November 02, 2019      13 comments

Awesome milestone at weigh-in yesterday. Down 40 pounds this year. ... Read more
Encouragement from fellow Sparkers
Monday, October 21, 2019      14 comments

Happy Monday! It may be a little gloomy and cold outside today but it's a good morning inside. I am bubbling over with motivation and encouragement. My tank of healthy ideas is full. Some of it comes from my fellow Sparkers. https... Read more
Funny story: Doing lunges in the back yard at night after work
Friday, October 18, 2019      7 comments

watch?v=BQQ_ZyIyors Here is a clip from a reality police show. (No violence or bad language.) It tickled my funny bone. A man called the police because he thought someone was walking around ... Read more
Perceptions on Aging
Thursday, October 17, 2019      8 comments

watch?v=bcrEqIpi6sg Rows and flows of angel hair And ice cream castles in the air And feather canyons everywhere I've looked at clouds that way But now they only block the sun They r... Read more

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