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A rollercoaster of mental illness and life updates
Wednesday, August 28, 2019      13 comments

Hi, It seems like forever has passed since I last blogged but it's only been a month. But what a month it has been! I've been on the roller coaster I like to call "my mental illness" and it seemed to be going without anybody at the control ... Read more
Non-scale victories, wedding pic, etc
Wednesday, July 24, 2019      16 comments

Hello! While out for a walk with three dogs yesterday I encountered a couple from North Carolina who were visiting Newfoundland for their first time. When I tried to apologize for our dismal weather of late they interrupted me and exclaime... Read more
It’s never been about the weight
Tuesday, July 16, 2019      21 comments

Hello! Today’s word is “irony”. Ironically, I not only joined but thoroughly enjoyed the BLC round 40. Also, ironically, I decided not to participate in the current 5% challenge of which I’ve been involved with for many rounds. Why the iron... Read more
The nicest thing......
Saturday, July 06, 2019      21 comments

Well, it was 13 years ago this morning that I gave my father one final kiss on his forehead just after he died in his sleep. He had battled cancer for a year and was only hospitalized that final night. Never in pain, never “sick” in the traditio... Read more
Why I bought (and throughly enjoyed) a double scoop ice-cream cone
Wednesday, June 26, 2019      25 comments

Hi! Like the majority of us using Spark, I am here to embrace a healthier lifestyle. Okay, that’s just plain fiddlesticks on my part. If I could magically click my heels together and instantly be my ideal weight AND eat junk food I probably... Read more
A little bit of this and that
Friday, June 21, 2019      21 comments

Well, I survived Spring which really isn’t my favourite time of the year! ... Read more
Take a walk with me in the rain with a dog....pics! Lol
Thursday, June 13, 2019      36 comments

Good morning! Shortly after lunch yesterday I decided to pick up Abby (my friend’s dog) and head to a trail that we both enjoy. It usually takes us about 1 hour and since it goes around a large pond, Abby gets to “swim”. I put swim in quot... Read more
Happy Monday
Monday, June 03, 2019      17 comments

Hi! Since it’s pouring outside I decided to attempt one of those “Walking Away the Pounds” videos one finds on YouTube. I did about 20 minutes and, to be quite honest, I’m feeling it in my hips and knee. Hopefully the weather will clear lat... Read more
Why am I surprised?
Thursday, May 30, 2019      18 comments

I’m having a rough morning - my depression and anxiety are back for a visit. I have been feeling so good over the past month that I guess I, foolishly, thought they were under control. But, like any illness, there will be good days and bad - or ... Read more
A little bit of this and that
Monday, May 27, 2019      17 comments

It’s 9:20 on a Monday night and I’m falling asleep sitting in my chair emoticon I spent several hours outdo... Read more
5% Challenge vs. BLC - if I had to chose.....
Sunday, May 19, 2019      26 comments

Hi, I have been a pretty faithful member of the 5% Challenges for too many years to count. I have been on several teams including the Firecrackers, Cloverleaf and Teddy Bears. All have been positive experiences and I’ve made some amazing lo... Read more
Just some funny pictures from a walk with our dogs
Thursday, May 09, 2019      26 comments

John and I are dog sitting this week so we are making an extra effort to get the dogs out. Our dogs, Maddy and Ginger are 13 and so aren’t quite as energetic as 5 year old Abby. For those who don’t know, Maddy is the Pomeranian, Ginger is a Jack... Read more
The change has to begin with me.....I’m back to my starting weight from 9 years ago
Wednesday, May 08, 2019      24 comments

This is yet another blog written directly to myself but please feel free to eavesdrop. Probably one of my biggest personal challenges is... Read more
I wrote myself a letter this morning
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      22 comments

April 23, 2019 Letter to myself – a reality check about my physical health The elephant in the room, Susan, is your weight and because of that,your overall health so I'm addressing it head on. My mental health is closely tied w... Read more
I'm a glow stick!
Thursday, April 18, 2019      23 comments

Yes, I'm a glow stick...albeit a freckled and overweight one! ... Read more

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