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Highs and Lows
Friday, January 01, 2021      4 comments

The highs and lows of my 2020. HIGHS: 1. Health – no one in my immediate family has suffered with Covid-19! 2. Retirement – I retired on August 1st – one year early! 3. Goal – I exceeded my goal to walk an average of 5 miles every ... Read more
My two left feet.
Monday, December 14, 2020      2 comments

Over the course of the last 15 months, I have achieved a lofty accomplishment: my very own personal trifecta! It was not my goal; it was purely accidental. My trifecta: break, sprain, strain. Break: during yoga class, I tripped ... Read more
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Sunday, September 09, 2018      15 comments

Today, I found a new way to measure success on my healthy lifestyle journey. No, it is not the scale and how much weight I have lost, nor is it whether my clothes fit better. Nope, it is not how many calories I have eaten or how many minutes I... Read more
A random missive.
Saturday, September 09, 2017      8 comments

It has been a quiet Saturday morning. No rushing around town to do errands. Fun thoughts have filled my mind. I ruminated on each of them for a bit and then moved to the next. Then, I decided I should capture some them -- for prosperity's sa... Read more
Do you hear me now?
Sunday, June 18, 2017      2 comments

Do you hear me now? I often tell (accuse) my husband of not listening to me. His response is always the same: I speak softly and he does not “hear” me. This leads to my raising my voice and loudly telling him, again, what I previously sa... Read more
I am grateful.
Friday, June 09, 2017      5 comments

This morning when I stepped on the scale, I had lost weight. And, I was grateful. Over the course of the last three weeks, I always thought I would gain a pound or two. You see, three weeks ago today, I had surgery and have been on restrictiv... Read more
Are SparkStreaks habit forming?
Saturday, May 27, 2017      8 comments

Today marks 126 days that I have logged in to SparkPeople and 126 days of tracking my food and water. They are my SparkStreaks. I am surprised by how quickly time has passed; how routine it is for me to turn to SparkPeople and continue my “str... Read more