Losing a Spark friend
Sunday, October 21, 2018 17 comments
I've just learned that a Spark friend of mine passed away a couple of days ago. She was a Co-Leader of a team I was on for a long time. Eventually, she left SparkPeople, I think because of her health problems, but we continued to keep in touch. ... Read more
Wisdom from "My 600 lb. Life"
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 14 comments
"There is no life situation that justifies making unhealthy choices." Dr. Nowzaradan I really thought there was... chronic depression, an abusive childhood, anxiety disorders, PTSD. But he even told a mother with a hospitalized disabl... Read more
Betrayed/Violated-Am I the only one?
Thursday, March 09, 2017 15 comments
I feel betrayed and violated every time SparkPeople makes sweeping changes without asking for input from us, the users. First, they ruined my Spark page. Now, they're ruined my Start page. I just can't believe the cavalier way they make these "i... Read more
"Just because it's hard, doesn't mean you can't do it."
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 16 comments
The other day my daughter and I were talking about my desire (and struggle) to eat within my calorie range. We were discussing a specific point and I said, "I could 'try' to do that, but it's hard." She said, "Just because it's hard, doesn't mea... Read more
Getting some traction.
Saturday, September 03, 2016 8 comments
I feel like I'm finally getting some traction in my quest to get on track and stay on track. There are several reasons for my optimism. A big change in my eating came about when I started the SparkPeople Fiber Challenge. It's not an exaggeration... Read more
Tiggers and Eeyores
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 11 comments
I'm fascinated by an article I read today about Tiggers and Eeyores. It was referring to people who are perpetually cheery to the point of being annoying (Tiggers) AND about the people who are gloomy to the point of being annoying (Eeyores). ... Read more
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