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Saturday, March 27, 2021      4 comments

Somehow, I always end up back at Sparkpeople! Like many, I spent much of 2020 freaked out. But it didn't start that way. At first, working from home, isolated alone with my dog wasn't so bad. We went for longer walks, cuddled more, pla... Read more
Anyone want to help me get back on track?
Sunday, June 28, 2020      4 comments

Guys, I'm back and awake again. Anyone want to help me get back on track with fitness? I'm starting easy: http://sparkppl.com/MN5bC 15. minutes of fitness a day for a week. I set my goal pretty low so that it is easy to meet it, a... Read more
2020 Day 6: Boing! And Thank You Jonathan Van Ness!
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      2 comments

A blessed event happened last night. I slept. I slept well - for 7 hours! It's amazing what a difference sleep makes. I feel like a spring that just bounced back into place. I was super productive, in a very positive place, got in all my p... Read more
2020 - Day 6 Womp Womp
Monday, January 06, 2020      2 comments

The Action for Happiness Calendar ( https://www.actionforhap
piness.org/happy-january ) task for today said to say something positive to everyone I spoke with today. Since I only saw a few people today it was an easy task... Read more
2020 Day 5 - An Unmitigated Success
Sunday, January 05, 2020      3 comments

By all rights, today should have been a horrible, mopey day. I had another very rough night of very little sleep - even in spite of Rx sleeping pills. My brain would not turn off, my stomach was in knots, and the dog insisted on hogging the bed.... Read more
2020 Day 4
Saturday, January 04, 2020      1 comments

So far, so good! Kinda. I've met my step goal every day so far...but neglected to blog a day. I'm going to have to set a reminder on my phone. I actually forgot to do it, because blogging/being social on Spark isn't a habit. Yet. Although... Read more
2020 Day 2
Thursday, January 02, 2020      0 comments

I need to get back in a successful mindset. I had it for a while, then I went overboard, then I slacked off. The holidays were depressing, I am more anxious than I think I've ever been and I sort of started wallowing. So I need to change things... Read more
2020 Day 1
Wednesday, January 01, 2020      4 comments

Happy New Year! My resolution this year is to grab 2020 by the horns and make it mine. This will take a LOT of work on my part - for example, staying positive through my job search, hair loss and diet...Let's just say it's a tall order an... Read more
It's every woman's nightmare
Thursday, December 19, 2019      5 comments

My hair is falling out. Like a lot. Big clumps. Of course I notice when I wash my hair that I've got a lot of fallout, but somehow, I thought my hair was breaking because it's winter and I've been wearing hats...or something. This pa... Read more
Never Underestimate Your Influence
Sunday, December 08, 2019      3 comments

Last weekend I was focused and strong. Monday was awesome. I was playing my best game. Getting all my steps in, staying not only in my calorie range, but nailing the ratio of carbohydrates/protein/fat. I was feeling optimistic and strong. ... Read more
This is unfocused word salad
Sunday, December 01, 2019      0 comments

Heaven help me, I joined a challenge. It's been a very long time since I joined one. But since I was invited to join the Biggest Loser challenge for December by OKBACK2MEAGAIN I joined. I need to go read up on what it is I'm getting myself... Read more
My strategy for surviving the holidays, and maybe even enjoy them.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      3 comments

And just like that, the holiday season is upon us. For the first time in a very long time, I’m going to handle this season differently. I’m going to stay present, practice gratitude and be kind to myself. I’m choosing to be grateful for wh... Read more
It's a rough one.
Saturday, November 09, 2019      3 comments

I really, really need someone to tell me that if I have days in which I eat close to the upper level of my range, I'm still "doing it right" and I'm still moving in the right direction. And if I have days where I exceed my range at eat too... Read more
How to Break the Stress/Anxiety Food Connection?
Sunday, November 03, 2019      1 comments

Instead of using the SP app, I've been doing more pre-tracking food on the full site and recording everything else as a note on my phone to log in the evening. Until I find an app that blocks malicious popups or find a job so I can pay for ad-fr... Read more
Advertisers Run Amok, Sparkpeople Abandons Users of Free Service
Tuesday, October 15, 2019      1 comments

I know it's a long shot that Chris Downie or any of his employees will ever see this blog entry. But sometimes it's better to shout into the void than to stay quiet. This is one of those times. I'm sad to say that I'm being forced to leave Spa... Read more

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