60NLOVINIT2's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=60NLOVINIT2 60NLOVINIT2's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ thanks everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5094671 well since i vented on here about my internet they have not disconnected... so far... its nice to do things on here and not have to wait .... we seem to see their trucks a few blocks away and on main highway.... they had redone all the cables bout three yrs ago and seems like nothing has been totally right since then... <BR> some of you had commented on us getting another service... we live in area that only has this one high speed internet.. <BR> i am waiting till january when my con... Wed, 10 Oct 2012 23:22:09 EST internet connections http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5092525 lately i have been having difficulty keeping up in here... i get home from work and try to get on here... and answer emails... i may get to answer a couple of posts then our internet connections dies on us.... same thing in the evening ... i have one hour before i have to get ready for work... when we call they say there is an outage in our area... or they are ''upgrading'' well they have been upgrading for the l ast three years... this cable/internet service has been the only one in ... Tue, 9 Oct 2012 10:57:31 EST new toy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5087687 well its been while since i posted... been kinda busy lately... had a relaxing time off for birthday... but stayed busy doing things around here... then other things kinda popped up... nothing serious... just family stuff... my sister announcing that her nephew was visiting and now trip delayed... but it got us to talk a couple of times... .. getting my ipad to work has been a challenge the book.. ipad for seniors for dummies has helped... can't wait to start using it more.. <BR> yes... Fri, 5 Oct 2012 10:08:18 EST catching up http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5075839 got nice email from my sister.... she is still catching up on family... after being kinda lost for almost 30yrs..... her nephew [foster sister's son] is going to visit her next month... after my visit with her last year... she indicated she wanted to find him... and within a few days i found him and his sister on facebook... kinda glad i made that effort for her... we are tenetively planning another visit next year... work schedules and distance keeps us apart right now.. <BR> its so... Wed, 26 Sep 2012 13:24:06 EST slow day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5071297 not much going on today.. gathering things to go back to work... packing lunch.. making sure i have everything ready.. not sure what kind of un-organized mess i will walk into but i will deal with that tonight.. <BR> this has been a nice relaxing week for me... catching up on things... getting to know more members this week... <BR> been up since about 2am... so a good test for my sleeping this afternoon.... <BR> <BR> enjoy your sunday.... Sun, 23 Sep 2012 10:04:33 EST almost over http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5070420 well my vacation is almost over.. got one more full night off.. time to get back to my sleep routine... so taking afternoon nap when i get done here... set my alarm for my normal time to get up.. and try to stay up most of the night.. <BR> i did pretty good last night on sleep.. b/f and i fell asleep on sofa last night after our seafood buffet dinner and the long ride home.. woke up after 3half hours... then switched to the bed for another 4hrs.. <BR> this has been nice relaxing time of... Sat, 22 Sep 2012 13:42:35 EST day 2 vacation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5067061 day two of my mini vacation... sleep pattern way off... no alarm... but only sleeping 2-3hrs at a time.. i tried sleeping this afternoon... late and was up 3hrs later... yesterday i had a friend suggest a few things to help me sleep... i do have sleep apnea and use cpap machine... but only when i am sleeping in bed... sometimes i nap on sofa.. without it.... it was also suggested that i sleep i n a dark quiet room... no phone... i have a phone in bedroom but ringer is off.. we do have ce... Wed, 19 Sep 2012 22:22:50 EST sleep journal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5065006 well today is a good day to start my sleep journal.... i am off t onight... so my sleep/wake up times are off.. almost 2pm and still up... catching up on computer things... messages in here and watching burn notice on cloo... <BR> for the most part i wake up on time... around 8pm every night.. the only nights it varys is when i get woke up suddenly and can't get back to sleep.. then i might sleep another 20 minutes... my time to get to sleep does vary... sometimes i get home from work la... Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:54:07 EST almost there... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5061499 not writing much today its almost my bed time.... i looked at my points and after i finish everything tomorrow i will be at the next level.... this new spark coach has really helped me to rack up the points... not to mention the new friends i have been making... thanks everyone... oh and i am now 2# from my 10% i have two weeks to get there... personal goal with my insurance.. Sun, 16 Sep 2012 12:04:31 EST getting use to things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5045684 well its been a few days.... i have been kinda busy... almost forgot to do my spark points one day... anyway... i am getting use to my ipad... got sparks downloaded so can do things on there the days i am tied up in chesapeake for couple of hours.. still alot to learn but that's what days off work are for... <BR> i am really enjoying this spark coach... its keeping me motivated... for anyone else using it... i hope you are getting same benefits as i am... <BR> Wed, 5 Sep 2012 14:24:56 EST still learning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5039856 welll i have had my ipad for two days.. and still trying to figure it out.. having no instruction book does not help... i have to bring it up on my regular computer.. read it and try to do things on my own... i got so involved with that and sending goodies yesterday... i almost forgot to do my spark points.. but on schedule today... not much else going on Sat, 1 Sep 2012 10:39:10 EST good day for me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5037980 well i have not had much sleep today.. i had blood work done this morning.. and had a snack right after.. we had some shopping to do then he took me out for nice lunch.. by the time we got home i couldn't rest... i had to get back on this computer and read the instructions to my new toy... my new ipad... i had to figure out how to install things to it and start downloading books and magazines.. nex thing is to be looking for apps to download from my newsletters and here.. i have to work... Thu, 30 Aug 2012 20:47:55 EST mixed up day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5036573 well i am eating my last meal for the day till 10am tomorrow... i have to fast tonight for blood work in the morning... my normal first day off schedule is mixed up... normally we have breakfast around midnight... so now i am having another portion of the best bbq pork in this area.. <BR> i think my computer need some work again... its not keeping settings again... i have to relog in here and just had problems saving my points... was about to give up when it started working again.. been l... Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:47:14 EST are we having fun yet?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5028757 don't know about the rest of you.... but i have l earned so many little things the last couple of day.... and its not the big things.... but all the small stuff things... on here... i look at these screens and wonder how can i do this... and i hate to ask all the time... i know all of you are here to help.... sometimes you just gotta do things for yourself... the exploring is fun... <BR> anyway... i did pretty good today... went to golden corral for lunch... i can choose pretty car... Fri, 24 Aug 2012 01:57:59 EST senior moment. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5027380 i was off work last night.. posted on here late in evening... thought i had posted a blog ... that's what happens when you are over 60... anyway... i have been busy getting my room ready to start doing more than my bike daily... its amazing how one can accumulate things over the years... good thing i have vacation coming up... to get things all in order... <BR> <BR> untill next time.... Thu, 23 Aug 2012 07:15:09 EST a kid again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5026817 i feel like a kid again today.... i have b een back here on sparks for over a year now... and recently getting active.... of all this time so many of you have sent me goodies.... and i never knew how to send one back.... well today i figured it out.... how silly of me to not have realized it before today... anyway... i don't have alot of points... but i am giving them out now... <BR> its my way of saying thanks to all of you that have supported me in this struggle.. <BR> has anyone... Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:53:34 EST starting again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5020524 okay here i am again... i am not one to write daily.. i get so caught up in others blogs and trivia games on here... but i am trying.... trying to eat right.. i have so many challenges on here.. doing good on all of them... staying away from the sweets... pastries ...desserts... yes even the carrot cake at golden corral.. and the biggest thing is staying away from those nasty white carbs... the doc will be proud of me in october... <BR> i am trying to get in some exercise every morning... Sat, 18 Aug 2012 10:55:50 EST starting again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5003154 it was suggested by a few that i need to start blogging... so here i am.. i keep forgetting to sign my posts... for for everyone that is reading.... my nameis betsy... short for elizabeth.. i have been married twice... to a friske then a bailey.. i currently live with my boyfriend... for 12+yrs... he wants to get married... but if i do that... i will be taking on his mothers' name... she was a elizabeth also but they called her betty.... anyway we live in a small town between outer... Mon, 6 Aug 2012 09:43:41 EST