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Rewards versus Sensibility
Monday, March 04, 2013      4 comments

"I believe in giving rewards and positive reinforcement for a job well done, but can we raise ourselves a little higher than the dogs and give rewards that have longer-term benefits? How can a poor food choice be a true reward anyway?" ~Jill J... Read more
Monday, December 24, 2012      3 comments

IF YOU SEE A FAT MAN… Who's jolly and cute, Wearing a beard and a red flannel suit, And if he is chuckling and laughing away, While flying around in a miniature sleigh, With eight tiny reindeer to pull him along, Then let's fac... Read more
To the Newbies and the Doubters!
Sunday, September 09, 2012      6 comments

I have a Spark buddy named Andy. He was posed a question by newbies on why he spent so much time on the computer/SparkPeople. I just had to share it, because to be successful with anything, you do need to spend time understanding how things real... Read more
Happy New Year - The Charles Schulz Philosophy
Saturday, December 31, 2011      4 comments

The Charles Schulz Philosophy (This is marvellous!!  Scroll thru slowly and read carefully to receive and enjoy full effect) The  following is the philosophy of ... Read more
Rememberance Day - Please take a Pittance of Time
Friday, November 11, 2011      1 comments

Below is a link to video that sends us all a powerful message at this time of year. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
2aPf5f75hq4 ... Read more
I Wish You Enough
Saturday, March 21, 2009      7 comments

This was sent to me by e-mail, and I felt I had to share this. Recently I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure. Standing near the security gate, they hugged... Read more
Ode to being 50
Tuesday, March 10, 2009      4 comments

Below is a link that is a twisted tune to Born to be Wild called 50 & wild. It may be considered racey, and you may need to wear depends, because you may roflyao www.youtube.com/watch?v=
u7jA-Yxox4o ... Read more
Attitude is Everything
Thursday, February 19, 2009      7 comments

There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head. "Well," she said, "I think I'll braid my hair today." So she did and she had a wonderful day. The next day she... Read more
What Makes Change So Difficult?
Saturday, November 22, 2008      8 comments

A POETIC INTERLUDE:AUTOBIOGRAPHY IN FIVE SHORT CHAPTERS by Portia Nelson I I walk, down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in I am lost.... I am helpless It isn't my fault. It takes forever to fi... Read more
Rememberance Day - Please take a Pittance of Time
Tuesday, November 11, 2008      5 comments

Below is a link to video that sends us all a powerful message at this time of year. www.army.forces.gc.ca/ch
/english/Docs/TKeng6mb.wmv ... Read more

Monday, October 13, 2008      7 comments

Dear Santa's L.I.L. Helper, Thank you for another great year with SparkPeople. I have maintained the weight you helped me lose even though it has been challenging at times. Here is this years wish list; I wish and really want to... Read more
Will I live to see 80?
Friday, August 15, 2008      6 comments

I recently picked a new primary care doctor. After two visits and exhaustive lab tests, he said I was doing 'fairly well' for my age. A little concerned about that comment, I couldn't resist asking him, 'Do you think I'll live to ... Read more
Mathematical Viewpoint
Sunday, August 10, 2008      3 comments

This is a strictly mathematical viewpoint... it goes like this: What Makes 100%? What does it mean to give MORE than 100%? Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We have all been to those meetings where some... Read more
Something we should all remember, "your bank account."
Friday, July 25, 2008      9 comments

I had to share this e-mail I received today. Your bank account. A 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud man, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o'clock, with his hair fashionably combed and shaved perfectly, even though h... Read more
1st Year Anniversary
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      9 comments

Today marks the 1st year anniversary of my journey to a healthier lifestyle. As they say "You have come a long way, baby". I may have lost the weight and reached my goal, but I have gained so much by being here on SparkPeople. I have found ... Read more

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