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moving forward - day 4
Monday, August 17, 2020      12 comments

despite a bad sleep night (there was a sunset i had to catch, and i couldn't fall back to sleep after that), i followed through on exercise - the plan is a different 5 mile leslie sansone video at least 5 nights/week (nights because that's when ... Read more
back on track... day 3
Sunday, August 16, 2020      10 comments

or at least trying. thank you, old friends - it was fun to see the names of my old cyber friends. partners in weight loss - and maintaining. it's 3 days since TheDecision. NoBreadCrackersCheeseChips; 1/4 bakery goodie instead of 1/2; ... Read more
sigh... an imposter
Saturday, August 15, 2020      18 comments

it's been forever. or so it seems. and then i saw there were spark goodies. and messages. and yes, today should have been celebrating 7 years of maintaining. so i felt i had to fess up - and it's been so long i couldn't even find my way to this... Read more
day 5. mountain crossing.
Monday, January 06, 2020      17 comments

the trip was less eventful than many winter crossings over the mountain pass - it helped that we got an early start, and had daylight all the way. i'm fairly pleased with the food choices i made for the day, and took claire on a decent walk once... Read more
day 4. travel.
Sunday, January 05, 2020      20 comments

time to travel. not as far as I'd like, or had planned. we were supposed to leave for molokai on wednesday, but in a burst of overconfidence, i had overlooked one of the boxes for claire the border collie to enter hawaii without quarantine, and ... Read more
day 3. regrouping
Saturday, January 04, 2020      19 comments

first, thank you all for the warm welcome back - wonderful to see so many old friends, and a few new ones too. i find i am digging out my old healthy habits - the ones that brought me to maintenance back in 2012 and served so well until lat... Read more
day 2. challenges.
Friday, January 03, 2020      19 comments

aren't they all. don't feel like it. do it anyway. good intentions. waylaid along the way. exercise goals are always met, as long as there is enough sleep, and yesterday was no exception. but meal planning - yes, i planned, and ate. but then the... Read more
day 1. i'm back.
Thursday, January 02, 2020      36 comments

title says it all. i thought i could do it on my own, but weight has been inching up since september. and the new year (new decade!) is the perfect time for starting over, right? life is pretty much the same, though with more of an emphasis... Read more
morning cuppa spark - travel mode... morning check in
Friday, November 02, 2018      21 comments

making a list and checking it twice... i love the way the apple laptop and iPhone interconnect when i make a "to do" list - and yesterday it seemed to be a mile long. started off with a haircut, ended up with a three course vegan restaurant meal... Read more
morning cuppa spark - travel mode... and time off!
Wednesday, October 31, 2018      19 comments

it's travel time, and none too soon - this last week of pressure with work and sleep deficit has seen me sneaking a few more of DH's potato chips (darn that man!) and even (horrors!) his crackers and cheese in moments of weakness when my resista... Read more
morning cuppa spark - finding your groove spark lesson
Saturday, October 27, 2018      18 comments

and that's a wrap. another week gone by, goals pretty much met. weight pretty much ok. and blogging pretty much going on - not my perfect daily blogs, goals and weight from when i am spot on - but maintaining. even with work kicking up a notch, ... Read more
morning cuppa spark - fall walks
Thursday, October 25, 2018      20 comments

well, hunting season wasn't exactly over on sunday as we thought; when we went out to one of our regular hikes first we saw one truckload of hunters on a road that is never traveled, followed by a second, and then a third was parked - and we rea... Read more
morning cuppa spark - vegan green soup (aka clean out the fridge soup)
Tuesday, October 23, 2018      17 comments

today's shout out goes to watermellen - while she was making and blogging about cauliflower soup this weekend, i made a similar soup, accomplished similar tastes - vegan style:-) i had been saving broccoli stalks and had one limp crown, so ... Read more
morning cuppa spark - random spark thoughts...
Monday, October 22, 2018      22 comments

some days it's as though a message is waiting there just for you. today the shout out goes to HOLLYMA48 - she wrote a blog last month about "why i can't leave sparkpeople". and i'm still here. i spin the wheel every day (well almost, it... Read more
morning cuppa spark - update and mary's mini
Sunday, September 16, 2018      20 comments

so we've been home a few days, battling jet lag and the vestiges of the wretched cold. got on the scale the day after we came home and weight was beyond "scream weight." i'd been toying with the idea of a "diet" called mary's mini - referring to... Read more

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