Tuesday, July 24, 2012 8 comments
I read in the health noews about anidea that the New York City administration has come up with. The proposed rule put forward by Mayor Michael Bloomberg would restrict the sale of sodas and other sugary drinks to servings of 16 ounces. While n... Read more
Calvinism and positive thinking...
Sunday, July 22, 2012 9 comments
I am really fascinated by Barbara Ehrenreich book about the dangers of fanatic positive thinking... she says that the origin was the burdon of calvinism in 1800 century when americans was so occupied with sin and fear that they developed a lot o... Read more
Fooling the scale
Saturday, July 21, 2012 18 comments
We don´t talk about it that much but I am sure we all do it - try to find out how to fool the scale in order to make it show less than it might be in reality. I read this post this morning from a fellow sparker that weighed in in the nude every ... Read more
Motivation and helping others...
Thursday, July 19, 2012 11 comments
With the help of a spark friend I started to analyze motivation for the umptieth time and then it dawned on me - motivation is what makes me start doing something but it is a bummer when it comes to keep me doing it... To demand motivation to ... Read more
First week with BL LiMeS
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7 comments
Half way through a challenge I have joined a team that probably has something to do with the biggest loser idea... I don´t quite get it but it does not matter, my reason for wanting to be there was that a Spark Friend I really like pronounced th... Read more
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 8 comments
When I found Spark People in 2009 I joined the team of "class of september 13-19 2009" that had a very good leader and some of the members did really great! But slowly the activity got less and less and nowadays it is mostly me entering the room... Read more
What about the truth?
Tuesday, July 17, 2012 7 comments
I am reading Barbara Ehrenreich "Bright-sided. How the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined America" (in UK "Smile or die" how positive thinking fooled America and the world" I have read her before - "nickel and Dimed" ma... Read more
Did good, but...
Monday, July 16, 2012 7 comments
Yesterday was excellent healthwise... I did bike with the dog, I ate three blanced meals, I drank my water , slept well, performed well at theatre... but... ..I do have a creeping anxiety and on my way back from theatre I was feeliing low. ... Read more
Sunday, July 15, 2012 7 comments
I have learned that I am not very good with result goals - I did join a team BL LIMes (hence the design of my page...) that has a summer challenge going on, but I did it because one of my oldest Spark Friends is active there and I want to keep i... Read more
AA and me
Saturday, July 14, 2012 12 comments
I read a blog from a spark friend who needed to get sober but thought AA was too religious - it made me think about me and AA - I have been a member for seven years and sober as long. I sometimes joke and say that I am one of the few alcoholics ... Read more
Friday, July 13, 2012 5 comments
Thursday, July 12, 2012 6 comments
I am making practice hoops for Mimulus summer camps – when daughter learned that there is going to be hooping on that camp she got really inspired and askt to borrrow the i-pad to google for new tricks she wanted to learn new tricks with the hoo... Read more
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 4 comments
Yes I had it and yes I had more than I should have. Muckily the kids liked it so they finished it off before I coul go bingeing on it... Dauhter says she enjoyed her birthday. I don´t know if it is true but they seemed to have fun, we sang ... Read more
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