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Cheers to Changes...Big and Small...
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      4 comments

I’m finding that I CAN live without the sappy sweet artificial creamers that I love SO, SO much. I would not have thought this just two days ago before I made the commitment to ditch them for 14 days. You know the ones. The Coffee Mat... Read more
"Just Do It" for 14 days....
Monday, June 18, 2012      11 comments

Gonna be sticking to the Scarsdale Diet for 14 days just to shake things up a bit. As I wrote before, I’ve used this plan to great effect in the past, I love the no-nonsense approach of the author (long dead after being murdered by his sn... Read more
100 laughs is worth 10 minutes of exercise. Jokes for nerds....
Sunday, June 17, 2012      3 comments

Most of these were taken from a vlog that Hank Green puts out on his uTube Channel and website: nerdfighteria.info/index
RDS! Given the title and topic of my last blog, I decided to ri... Read more
Heisenburg Uncertainly Principle Challenge
Sunday, June 17, 2012      4 comments

I was reading about the Heisenburg Uncertainly Principle the other day. This led me create a challenge for myself. I’m going to challenge myself for the next 14 day with sticking with the Scarsdale Medical Diet. The only reason it i... Read more
Pet peeve....
Thursday, June 14, 2012      11 comments

As I grow older and hopefully wiser, I am trying to be unabashedly positive about my life and all of the many blessings bestowed upon me in so many large and small ways. I find great pockets of soft, warm joy opening up in my mind when I work r... Read more
Spark People who I stumbled upon....
Thursday, June 14, 2012      1 comments

Back from a brief sojourn from home to explore college towns with my DH and oldest DD. So much thinking and reflecting while I was away; I hardly know where to being! Much of it had to do with that melancholy feeling I'm experiencing as I ... Read more
100 laughs a day is equal to 10 minutes of exercise! How can it can get any easier than that?
Sunday, June 10, 2012      4 comments

I'm sure these have made the rounds, but they made me giggle. Hope you like! ----------------------------
- The older you get, the tougher it is to lose weig... Read more
Hi, my name is Michelle and I abuse food
Saturday, June 09, 2012      5 comments

My intent with this blog is to continue documenting my weight issues from the past for my own personal weight loss journey. I want to acquire the tools to ensure that when I lose the weight, I can maintain it. The IOWL episode I’m going to... Read more
3 Mile Fun Run and voices in my head....
Friday, June 08, 2012      2 comments

I was at the gym yesterday and as I was leaving, I picked up a copy of Ohio Sport and Fitness. It was a thin little journal and when I turned back the cover, in big bold letters I see, "Biathlon Run/Ride/Walk. It touted a 2 mile Family Wal... Read more
What I need more of:
Thursday, June 07, 2012      3 comments

What I need more of: 1. A diet I can maintain forever 2. Physical activity I can do and keep doing 3. SparkPeople 3. Fitting #1 and #2 and #3 into my life ... Read more
I am becoming a “Spark People”
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      4 comments

I have been a "tracking member" on and off (mostly off) since I joined Spark People in 2009. I was not really a “Spark” person. I was just a person who, on and off would use a web site with a really great food tracking feature and had a kind o... Read more
Positive Affirmation. Six Words. What's Yours?
Monday, June 04, 2012      6 comments

Modeling the "six word memoir" genre of writing, I thought I would start a thread for six word affirmations. A "six word memoir" is your life in six words e.g. "Plays hard, but rarely for keeps." or "I have become my own avatar." ... Read more
Papilio Polyxenes Populate Pretty Parsley Patches
Sunday, June 03, 2012      1 comments

This is my third and final blog on caterpillars. My musings started with one sentence from a Spark Friend leading me think about caterpillars, transformations and way that many, many Sparkies use butterfly imagery on their Spark pages. In fac... Read more
Evolution of Beauty
Friday, June 01, 2012      3 comments

If you have the time....Here is a link that is an eye-opener. I make my daughter's watch this at least once a year. See the Dove "Evolution of Beauty" on YouTube www.youtube.com/watch?v=
omBfg3UwkYM I have ... Read more
Caterpillar question...and patience....
Friday, June 01, 2012      2 comments

I asked the question “Is the caterpillar embarrassed by her by nature, by her reflection, by her facade before she becomes a butterfly?” in my previous blog for a reason. One of my dear Sparkie friends shared some personal insights in her b... Read more

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