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Article with list of 100-calorie switches
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      4 comments

The following articles is great for people needing to CUT calories, but I likeit because it gave me ideas for ADDING calories. It's worth a look from everyone, for whatever reason: "50 Easy Ways to Cut 100 Calories - Lose Weight Without De... Read more
Back in the pool!
Monday, August 19, 2013      4 comments

My month of being away from the pool is OVER!! Today I spent two hours inthe therapy pool exercising and walking! That water is pure heaven to and for me, so I am a very happy camper right now!! ... Read more
Where I am in my journey
Sunday, August 18, 2013      3 comments

This is the 'where I am in my journey' blog that I doubt will interest anyone because it's just too specifically ME... and its usefulness to others may just be nil! -- For almost 7 years I have consistently followed and refined my habits ... Read more
Streaking is always a Winner!! Go for it!
Saturday, August 17, 2013      5 comments

Two little old ladies, Connie & Evelyn, were sitting on a park bench outside the local town hall where a flower show was in progress. The short one, Connie, leaned over and said, 'Life is so boring. We never have any fun anymore. For $10.00 I... Read more
Key Ingredient in Journey: Accepting Responsibility for Choices!
Friday, August 16, 2013      1 comments

A Healthy Reflection SparkMail article back in 2008 addressed a question that is huge... or SHOULD be huge in almost any journey of lifestyle change: .................. A HEALTHY REFLECTION ...from 2008:.................... =========... Read more
Challenges - the home-team advantage
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      2 comments

Challenges are a big asset to many here at SparkPeople. I don't do well with them myself because by nature I'm contrary to prescribed competition. I don't enjoy comparison in competition because win or lose someone is elevated and someone put do... Read more
Nutritional Density is a Dynamic Goal When Achieved!!
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      2 comments

As a SP member progresses on his/her journey, many needs and goals change as others are attained and become healthy habits in an evolving lifestyle. At this point I am beyond my first and most significant goal: Nutritional Density is no l... Read more
Don't Wait for Real Life to Begin!
Thursday, August 08, 2013      4 comments

Colin Hay's life experience (falling from the high of Men at Work stardom to performing to tiny groups... and bouncing up into another direction) contains a lesson to us all. Listen to his words spoken and THEN to the words of his song: ........ Read more
Is this a "test"!?
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      4 comments

One of my good SparkFriends has braved many truly difficult issues with an edurance that goes far beyond ordinary strength of will; she amazes me! While I cheer her from the sidelines, she jumps impossible hurdles and simply squashes others int... Read more
Staying on-track and jumping hurdles
Saturday, August 03, 2013      5 comments

SP and my dietician changed so much in both my habits and preferences. Seven years ago I was unhealthy mess, dubbed malnourished by my doctors and R.D. (registered dietician) due to all sorts o tests and the way I ate only 500-800 calories a d... Read more
Stairway to Heaven - an analogy to the journey
Thursday, August 01, 2013      5 comments

Aha! You thought I was going to show you a video of this old gal singing? Nope. Nada. Nyet. This blog is about pushing beyond one's limits. And a now-illegal hike represents the journey to a goal- any goal. Before viewing the v... Read more
"..Take time for YOU!"
Thursday, July 25, 2013      4 comments

Some people in our lives -- whether in 'real life' or via this cyber-connection vehicle of communication between minds -- have a lasting impact on us that we carry with us long past the connection's possibility to remain intact. Such a person w... Read more
This is the 2-2-2 Stage of my Journey
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      3 comments

When it coms to my strange health journey (is that 'strange health' journey? or strange 'health journey'? lol ok, it's the latter; see? punctuation does make a difference!), I am finally albeit slowly progressing out of this long (10 months!) ... Read more
Hot weather: my beverages of choice
Thursday, July 18, 2013      4 comments

A SP blog that I just read detailed all the qualities of various purchased 'iced teas'. I simply shook my head. You see, I don't like fast food, don't like these weird pre-fab beverages either. But back to the iced tea. I love... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Donate? Repurpose? I do both.
Thursday, July 04, 2013      60 comments

Surely the advice to dump the old skinny-clothes - or the old now-too-big ones! - has much merit. Many people need to do this to break free of thought-processing that hinders progress. However! (Oh, come ON: you KNEW that was coming! l... Read more

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