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So much for my mini goal to blog daily again..already missed yesterday!!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Hi I'm a day late with this blog..so much for mini goals..the rest are going better :)

I was in the field most of yesterday summerfallowing ...we stopped for a quick lunch in town..the Co-op was having customer appreciation so free lunch and hubby needed stuff,too. Then back to the field when we got home and I worked late so had a late supper..I had a large spinach salad with lots of veggies and a fresh peach for dessert :)

My neighbor had phoned so I returned her call, we hadn't talked for a couple of weeks with her being away and I having the granddaughters here. Sad news is her adult daughter's cancer has come back and she needs treatments again.

By then I was cvompletely out of steam so headed off to bed..the rest of my goals are coming nicely..have inched a bit closer to my tracker..hope to be back at it by Sept 1

Thanks for dropping by..keep on Sparkin'..I'm back to the field again today...

Love Donna emoticon

  
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DUSTYGIRL25 8/18/2011 12:44PM

    Glad you are putting rest first. Blogging is nice but since you are such a busy person getting enough rest is more important.
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PARKERB2 8/18/2011 12:38PM

    You are a busy lady! Glad to hear you are getting to track a little. Have a good work day today. Later. emoticon

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Today's blog and some mid-August goals :)

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Hi..just a quick blog and some quick goals!!

Thanks to everyone who stopped by and commented on my blog yesterday :) Yeah I'm very proud of my sweet granddaughters :)

Today I mostly stayed on track with food, did lots of exercise including running up and down stairs just for the fun of it 10 x and walking out in the pasture to bottle feed my little calf (hubby's idea not mine!!) He finally turned them out of the corral.

Yesterday I rode horse for the first time this summer..it felt good to be back in the saddle again :)

I worked out a plan in a 3 subject note book of things to work on and of course my health and spark were one section..so here's some back on track, mini goals for the last half of August

Get back to drinking at least 8 glasses of water!!
Get back to tracking all my food (just in a note book for now..back on Spark in Sept!!)
Get back to doing lots of fitness minutes..and tracking
Get back to blogging daily..this is day 2 :)
Get back to what sparked me to lose 25 pounds last year and continue from there!!
Get back to racking up the Spark points..try to get to next level by Sept 1 :)

There that should get me back on track...let's see if I can Spark some weight loss and get back on track for Sept!! I'm also going to go surfing..to some blogs to find some more inspiration..wish me luck!!

Today I also met with my slo-pitch team women for a send off to one of our team who is off to Edmonton for special radiation treatment..she has to stay in a closed room for 5 days with no out side contact and have meals send through a slot in the door..then driving home her husband can't be in the car with her for very many hours so they will have to stop lots..then she'll be off work for quite awhile..keep her in your prayers through this ordeal!!

Well I better go for now , thanks for dropping by and keep on Sparkin'


Love Donna emoticon

  
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ABBABOO 8/17/2011 5:33PM

    Hey! I love the look of your spark page!! sounds like you are on your way with continuing working on your goals! emoticon

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Back on track Monday...blog about cooking camp and grandkids (pics)

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Hi all...I'm ready to get back on track for the last half of August...I'm having a catch up day... I want to get back on the program after slacking off during my granddaugther's visit.. we had a blast at swimming lessons and grammy's cooking camp :)

I'll post some pics of the weeks...and share some of the fun stuff we did.

I'll put some goals for the last half of August...and my get back on track plan but for now it's time to post some pics...

The Granddaughters and me at grammy's cooking camp..My sister made the hats and aprons... Bon fire the last night..



Breanna in her cooking gear..



Taylor making her smoothie of the day...



girls in their hats and aprons :)....



I'm having a bit of a time downloading the right pictures so I just changed some of the captions..I must still be too tired to think straight or I just don't know how to download pictures very good..haha :)

Anyway thanks for dropping by and keep on Sparkin'

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PARKERB2 8/16/2011 2:59PM

    Great pictures. Glad you had a wonderful time. The granddaughters are beautiful. I know your very proud of them. Have a good day.

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BLEGNER1 8/16/2011 2:49PM

    After the camping and swim camp you should get rested and then be ready to set the world on fire. The pictures are great and thanks so much for sharing
God bless
Barb

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Having a relaxing Sunday....

Monday, August 15, 2011

Hi..I'm still relaxing after having my 2 granddaughters here for 2 weeks of swimming lessons and cooking camp...We all had a great time..will blog later with some pics and details.

Attended a wedding yesterday..son was in the wedding party and we worked a bar shift..it was lots of fun but was a long day after 2 long weeks!!!

I spent today watching 2 movies after doing the chores and returning some phone calls... tomorrow I'll start catching up what needs to be done.

Hope your summer's going great ..thanks for dropping by and keep on Sparkin'

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MT-MOONCHASER 8/15/2011 9:49PM

    I'm glad you had a great couple of weeks with your grandkids.

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DUSTYGIRL25 8/15/2011 10:41AM

    Sounds like a very busy and fun time. Glad your finally getting some rest now.
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FRIENDOFBACH 8/15/2011 12:52AM

  Sounds like a great life!
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Sitting with my feet up...

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Hi..it's been awhile since I've blogged so here goes a catch up blog...

Had a really busy week..and very stressful...Monday was an early a.m. appt for oil change in Weyburn..got home and had a few trying calls with my daughter... can't seem to help her ...just keep trying to encourage her :( Fought a huge prairie fire about 10 miles away from our ranch..we were there a few hours..it was blistering hot and the wind was wicked but it was finally under control and burned about 50 acres on the neighbours :( Tried talking to my daughter and it was going nowhere.... I lost my patience and ended up hanging up and now feel bad and she won't answer now :( feel like I burned that bridge...

Tuesday was hot, hot, hot..went to town to get a tire fixed and worked around home....Wednesday took a day off and spent the day in Regina with my sister and tried to get some stress relief..we had a fun day :)...Thursday was a cattle round up in the community pasture and did some catch up work around home...

Yesterday I iced a cake for the bridal shower center piece and after lunch went to town and got the shower ready with the other hostess..the shower was great fun until the end when the town was under a tornado warning!!! Talk about clearing out a hall!! At least we cleaned up fast too and got home safe and no tornado :) but some more stress..and oh my aching feet!!

Today after chores we went back into town to work the 2 shifts at the outdoor music festival..morning shift at the gate and afternoon shift and the food booth. Now we're home..I'm sitting with my feet up..boy do they hurt :( Hubby's out baling..I'm watching a movie....

Tomorrow I hope to do some more catching up..yard work, house work etc.... July is flying by and the little granddaughters are coming for swim lessons Aug 1... I can't wait but I have lots of stuff to do to get ready !!

Better go..hubby just came in with the tractor and broke down the baler :(

Keep on Sparkin' Have a great rest of the weekend..thanks for dropping in...

Love Donna emoticon

  
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KMICHA 8/10/2011 5:42AM

    Wow! You have been busy! No wonder I haven't seen you around more! Hope things are better for you today! Happy Hump Day!!

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BIGBADMOMMABEAR 7/25/2011 12:36AM

    No wonder you have your feet up!

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RPM123 7/24/2011 10:23PM

    wow, i hope this stress is reduced soon! Boy do you deserve to relax!

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DUSTYGIRL25 7/24/2011 1:42PM

    Sounds like your keeping a very busy schedule. I hope your daughter comes around soon. She's missing out on such a wonderful Mom! Hopefully time with the grandkids will bring you much joy!
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WATERMELLEN 7/24/2011 10:28AM

    We lurch along from crisis to crisis: good thing we're resilient, right? That mother/daughter relationship is so rich and complex and confusing and difficult and . . . can't believe the bridge is burned (but may require a row boat in the meantime!!).

All best to you. Take care of yourself!!

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RANCHGAL9 7/24/2011 9:04AM

    Oh Donna - such is life on the ranch ;) And the fact of the matter is, it is our life not just the place we work so makes it even more special. Summer is rushing by - we have had a crappy, cold, windy July with very few days above 20!! Maybe August will change all that
Hope this week is good for you and take care

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ROSEWCI 7/24/2011 6:00AM

    Sorry to hear about all the stress! Hope this week goes better for ya!
EnJOY the grandbabies visit! emoticon

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MT-MOONCHASER 7/23/2011 10:59PM

    Nice to have a little cool off today. I see Glasgow got hit with some really mean rain/hail. 1.55 inches in about half an hour. "A River Runs Through It"

Hope you have a good Sunday.

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CAPTAINCOOKIE 7/23/2011 10:46PM

    What do you do in your spare time emoticon I do understand though. After two weeks trying to catch up at home I get back on the boat to relax. You need to post pictures when you do a cake or something special like that. Enjoy your evening
Bill

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