EFFIEANNIE   67,798
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Blarney Castle-home of the Blarney stone





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September 2012 Married 45 years



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My husband and I love to travel. We have done quite a lot in Europe, China, Thailand and the Caribbean. We love to watch the travel shows on TV. You learn so much from traveling and it truly broadens your horizons. One thing I have learned is that people are people- all basically the same--all over the world!
My husband and I love to travel. We have done quite a lot in Europe, China, Thailand and the Caribbean. We love to watch the travel shows on TV. You learn so much from traveling and it truly broadens your horizons. One thing I have learned is that people are people- all basically the same--all over the world!




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Member Since: 5/9/2011

SparkPoints: 67,798

Fitness Minutes: 54,601

My Goals:
I would like to take charge of my weight and get healthy. I hate to exercise, but at my age it becomes a necessity, not a choice unless I want to deal with the alternative.

My Program:
I am staying within my calorie goals and eating healthier- working on more veggies. My downfall is not exercising. I am working on this, making slow progress.

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I live in a small town in northern Illinois. My husband and I have been married 45 years and have 2 sons. Unfortunately no grandchildren yet. Effie Annie is our "dogter".

I am a nurse on the brink of retirement. Just having a hard time making the big decision.

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NORASPAT
8/17/2014 11:40:56 AM

I have no clue about lifetime miles myself b ut I must assume you use a Spark tracker. emoticon emoticon Pat in Maine.



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NORASPAT
8/16/2014 8:24:22 AM

GOOD-MORNING, Thanks for reading the blog.
This morning I am feeling much better. I was diagnosed with TESTING all kinds of allergies. After the testing process I did not react to some of them but Mold and Mildew I do believe I am reactive to them and the fall. My allergist used to prescribe a medication of pure Guafenisin. I had to buy it at a compounding Pharmacy and it was great.
Some time, seems like a long time ago it was pulled from the pharmacy shelves. It was only in congestion medication. I did try those high end mucus medications but the other ingredients made me sleepy or sleepless. I gave up looking.
Yesterday I looked through the pharmacy shelves and it was in there with no other additives. I bought a box and as soon as I took it I could feel it begin to work. I did go to bed but since I had that rare nap I could not sleep last night. I went to my recliner and slept, my ticking clock helps me to sleep. (D.H. does not like it. He does like the bird calls every hour during the day so we keep it in the living room).
As soon as I woke up I took another dose of it and I am feeling good so far. I always buy the lowest dose possible.
Pat in Maine. So far so GOOD. emoticon emoticon

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8/12/2014 2:45:03 PM

Good to hear from you. We did Lots of time at the beach here in FL is where we went. It was a staycation...so many places to explore in FL. We had lots of fun! Didn't do well in the photo contest and really wasn't surprised, since there were over 30,000 entries that were so good! The winners were announced last week and were great! Thanks for thinking my photos are beautiful! Meant a lot! I many enter more contests soon! emoticon emoticon



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NORASPAT
8/10/2014 9:58:37 AM

emoticon I ENVY your re-union.

In UK we just walked away from school. No POMP and Circumstance just teary good byes. No class reunion. I forget when I left school. I was 18 and wanted University but we were too poor so I went to be a Radiographer. HUGs and DO ENJOY YOUR DAY !!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon



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NORASPAT
8/8/2014 1:53:32 PM

EFFIE, sorry I am way behind checking in on people.I seem to be always on the o and despite being on the go I have no even thought about using the scale. I found a waistband that is now tight. I have to change my ways.
My cell phone was in the runner of the front seat it had to have fallen from the top. Pants these days have VERY SHALLOWE pockets so this weeken I am adding length to all my pockets. I hope you are enjoying your grandchils, I feel certain he is in to everything. I loved the toddler two. HUGS Pat in Maine.



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