BABY_GIRL69's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=BABY%5FGIRL69 BABY_GIRL69'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/ Hello September! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770815 Good Day Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> As summer rounds out and the fall vastly approaching time to take some challenges to keep being healthy a focus. <BR> <BR> What's your plan?! <BR> <BR> God bless, <BR> <BR> Dee Mon, 1 Sep 2014 00:23:25 EST A Day at the Beach... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764113 Good Thursday Sparkfam! Waking up early since my grand babies spent the night over. We are having a ball just spending time together. We went to the beach yesterday & I am not one who takes the bus with 2 little ones. My oldest grandson found a friend as he always does to play tag & splash with. My grand baby the youngest is sipping the water which is disgusting! Funny too he is also 30lbs and I had to tear him away in tears screaming trying to console him with nursery rhymes... we had a ball... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:47:39 EST Happy Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757047 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1597351193.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Happy Sunday Sparkfam!! Enjoying a restful Sunday praying for calmness in my everything. I am a person who loves to take care of others but I am focusing on myself. Some times we need to be selfish. Like a flight attendant once said, we must put on our own life preserver before we put on that of our children. Who will take care of your children should you drown. So please take care of you today. Then we could use ... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:29:22 EST What exercise do you love & Why? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755271 Good afternoon Sparkfam! Just sitting here waiting on 5:30 but I also wanted to Spark before I left. I need your help in finding different ways to find fitness. I do move around walking at work all the time trying to take the stairs but I also have become complacent. I want to share a few of my favorite workouts. <BR> <BR> Here are my favs and why? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l35383778.jpg"> <BR> There is no equipment needed and you can swing all day long at the a... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 18:09:56 EST Do You Know What 2day is? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746947 Good DaySparkfam! <BR> <BR> Today is the day I celebrate 19 years of marriage with hubby of course. It has not been without blood sweat agony & pain. Most like weight loss. BUT there has been joy happiness & tenderness & a bond so deep we still together. Oh our actual day is the 22nd but it's tough to celebrate on the week day & let me tell you we tried only to realize we are no longer teeny boppers. We had loads of fun..... tonight dinner & a movie & just spending time enjoying each others ... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:50:54 EST Feet Don't Fail Me Now.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735539 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1508677405.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Trying to downsize my workout where I am not killing myself to burn calories that I shouldn't be eating in the first place. So I have been very mindful of what I am eating & how much. TOM can be something else but once the crave is over, I have to cram fruits & veggies down my throat to get as far as I can away from fries hot wings cheese stick oh & shakes...thick shakes from White Castle that I can't possible hav... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 18:35:38 EST Do the Friday Dance.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727291 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l220295898.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Friday Sparkfam!! <BR> <BR> It's Friday do you know how you are going to treat your weekend?? I hope you think carefully but find time to relax after all your errands are ran.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l244740824.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I thought I was going to the vet tomorrow but Shadow has miraculously recovered.. WOOHOO!!! Now hubs wants me to go on the road again in our big rig.... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:10:29 EST Happy Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720006 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l685041860.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Well just reading a few blogs to get myself motivated. Yesterday I was supposed to get myself a workout but getting my son to the train, touching a few gray hairs & then phone conference lasted a little longer than expected. Tried to get my butt in gear this morning but hubby was just in the way, love me, hug me, look at what I can do and just physically I couldn't get motivated to get my butt in gear. Got my mind ... Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:47:52 EST Happy Days ....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719287 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1601309209.jpg"> <BR> Yes it's Monday again and I look forward to it as soon as it gets around 2pm that means it almost over....WOOOHOOO!!! Mondays are so hard but I am ever so thankful for being around for another one... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l471771214.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So now I've got to get my butt in gear and get in a workout, get my son to the train and then get on the phone for a conference call ... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:29:21 EST Happy Father's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717360 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l201189851.jpg"> <BR> <BR> To all my loving supportive father's here on Sparkpeople & beyond, I pray you all have a wonderful Father's Day! I know the road is not easy as I share my load as a mother but we are right here with you guys. <BR> <BR> Love always & God bless & keep you all! <BR> <BR> Dee Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:31:21 EST Happy Administrative Assistant Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5678850 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1619739544.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Happy Administrative Assistant Day! Although I am not an admin I still am counted as a valued member of our organization. So for you guys do as admins I salute you! I actually am not in the mood for cookies but the bouquet is so beautiful I can't bring myself to eat it....... So it will sit on my desk for the rest of the week. <BR> <BR> Today, I got in some walking but not enough, I did 15mins of Insanity (my fir... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:51:10 EST Happy Easter Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5676636 What a joyous Resurrection Easter Sunday! He continues to bless & keep each of us. His Son Jesus our Savior died the sins of the world, hallelujah to God be the glory! <BR> <BR> Pray God continues to reach, bless & keep each one of you, <BR> <BR> Dee Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:59:56 EST Happy Monday!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5672115 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1515647645.jpg"> <BR> I was really feeling like this this morning. After a great birthday weekend with bowling & good food and family time, I chipped a tooth. If anybody has every had one, you know that if the chip part is by your tongue, well let me just say, soft foods are preferable. lol I made it to work but I was really dragging. On my way, I stopped grabbed a breakfast sandwich, drop $$ off at bank & then got gas. Got on e-way, even w... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:51:12 EST Please Share Healthier Treats Suggestions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5666620 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1765405329.jpg"> <BR> Good Day Sparkfam!! It's a beautiful day here in Chicago which made it equally hard to come to work.... I made it in and a few minutes to spare but I want to get here an hour earlier so that I can leave earlier. We have moved and it's just make my evening commute the worst!! I am grateful & SOOO blessed beyond measure to have this job!! They are so versatile and this is my dream job without the dream salary. It's either... Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:05:58 EST God is Good! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5660208 So I haven't posted in a while even though I Spark almost everyday. I just have been trying to listen and be quiet. A leader of my church group said I speak my mind too much, that is because for so long I have had others shove their brand of thinking down my throat that at a certain point I have to get my point across as well..... <BR> <BR> Well, my 1999 Ford Expedition has been acting up but I have been doing everything but giving her mouth to mouth resuscitation!!! lol Yeah, its that ser... Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:13:03 EST Counting.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5570621 My blessings that is... Are you? <BR> <BR> Have you? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1014518580.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Not days to Christmas..... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l105998815.jpg"> <BR> <BR> We are His children rich...believe <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1542351003.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So when you are opening Christmas gifts don't worry how much this or that costs? Or whether there was much thought and be grat... Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:36:19 EST Happy 1st of December http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5554432 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/5/l855730364.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Sonday Sparkfam! Just sitting here sparking & thinking of how grateful I am to be here in the land of the living. I think of what today means to me, it's World's AIDS Day, it's the day my mothers died 16 years ago and it's also my hubby's birthday today. So we actually celebrated my hubby's bday last night with pizza, popcorn, boneless wings & bbq wings, oh and cup cakes. My oldest grandson just had a ball!! H... Sun, 1 Dec 2013 18:52:03 EST Weird http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5537543 So Happy Sunday Sparkfam! It's been a beautiful day here in Chicago, I am in a class at church called Leadership and it's going well. My last class the teacher told me that in a kinda kind way, "that I speak my mind?" Which is kind of weird cause I hold a lot back. I probably over share in blogs or papers more...lol What's weird is that it hurt my feelings because I when I speak, I'm not outing other people, I'm speaking on myself....Any thoughts? I NEED YOUR HELP! <BR> <BR> Anyhow, my gran... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 18:25:31 EST This is the day..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5505755 This is the day that the Lord has made Sparkfam rejoice & be glad in it!!!! I have been up since the dog needed to go outside. Everybody played forgetful & now I am paying the price. It's now time for me to start getting ready for church. I am praying for energy but I know service will be very uplifting and I will receive what I need to be a help to those whom I come in contact with. <BR> <BR> Had cookies while I sparked then had a banana and roasted sunflower seed kernels. I didn't eat the ... Sun, 6 Oct 2013 08:12:50 EST Eat Some Now...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5496099 Or if you eat it all you WILL pay for it later. So I am preparing my body for the winter this is the best time for me mentally & physically to lose weight & tone up. During the summer there is too much running around and those are my lazy days. Well my lazy days have paid off, I got a thicker thigh, I got misshaped hips and my jeans don't fit. What does that tell me, I should kept busy moving and shaking which I did a little but having a new born grand baby didn't help. Since I am the primary... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:16:46 EST Physicians Assistant...... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5482941 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l587912008.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I read this and found it to be like the old saying, "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." So I say be the best physicians assistant that you can be for your temple/body that you can. I believe God is my physician & everything that I need in life. So by pass some of the treats try to walk a little every day & when you can make it a 30mins cardio fest. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/n... Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:24:26 EST O Happy Day.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5474869 Good Day Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> It's a gorgeous day here in Chicago, my perfect nap day but I ain't got "no" time for that...lol It's been such a busy few weeks that the summer got away before we had a chance to do vacation. Oh well, we will have to try to piece our schedules together to make something happen. Since both my sons the older one junior in College & the younger a junior in high school. My daughter is working major over time so hopefully we will be able to break free for at least ... Tue, 3 Sep 2013 17:40:58 EST To Eating Better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5452124 Good Sunday Sparkfam! Its a beautiful day here in Chicago 80s today & we just got a nice misting. I know in the south you can fry an egg but cooler temps are on the way believe that. So I'm trying to add some healthier foods & snacks since I've been a picky eater since I can remember. So hubs likes the wonderful salad creations so I tried my first almonds on purpose. They also had cranraisins in it too. Its like eating slithers of cardboard with canraisins. So broccoli check almonds check but... Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:49:52 EST Dislocated.....ugh! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5444553 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/3/l333391956.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This picture is disturbing but this is what happened to my son yesterday. He walked out and said he was going to play ball, I started to tell him don't go but they all think I watch too much news and that I am a hoover mother. For those of you who don't know what that is, that is a mom who doesn't let go of her kids. I just want them to be aware of how fragile the human body is and that they have sometimes chill at... Sun, 4 Aug 2013 21:19:02 EST Happy Monday!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5422326 Good Monday Sparkfam! It has been a minute but I am always trying to make sure I hit you guys with a goody or comment on your page or blogs. I have been so busy with my little pooda scooda freshin fruita (grandbaby slang). lol He is such a joy and his little puppy brodder is such a big boy & tries to help whenever he can......I took a staycation to help my daughter & SIL with the babies while their daycare provider closed 2weeks. I just couldn't let little Camden stay with someone else who m... Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:14:10 EST So Sad.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5392758 Good Monday Sparkfam!! It was truly a gorgeous weekend I mean the weather was nice and the Spurs won & I was with my brand new grandson Camden Emmanuel.....I'm so in love with that little anxious angel....I mean he is always fidgeting....He is almost crawling....I'm serious I'm not just being one of "those PROUD grandparents!" lmbo <BR> <BR> So let me show you why I am so sad.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1062818610.jpg"> <BR> Meet Coco Chanel she was born Sep... Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:31:45 EST The Spark Solution http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5362880 Good Monday Sparkfam, I have been reading the Spark Solutions for the last week an there are a few things I would like to share with you all. I actually ordered the book because I wanted to reach out and try something new. What I was doing currently for myself wasn't working for me like it once was so I needed something new. I saw that just flipping through the pages that my desire to try to erase past bad habits and start anew surface. I have seen my waist coming back to me which I forgot w... Mon, 20 May 2013 22:49:10 EST Happy Friday!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5359423 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1503449885.jpg"> <BR> This is my grand baby with his picture taken sideways.....lol Yes, I am having a blessed & happy Friday & pray you are too......He is actually 8days old today & he has 2 sets of grand parents and one is being a little bit overbearing... Any suggestions on that? Oh did I say that the overbearing grandparents are not us...lol <BR> <BR> Today, I am doing my hard exam on watching every bite of food that enters my mouth. It... Fri, 17 May 2013 14:30:05 EST Happy Day Sparkfam!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5319981 I just want to say "thank you guys" for commenting on my birthday today! I am so psyched but that is how I am on everybody's birthday. Today is Thursday and I didn't start off with a workout cause everybody kept sending me texts and called me. I hate to sound like I didn't enjoy the attention because I truly did and still do. So thank you all so much!!! I am really so happy right now. <BR> <BR> Today quite a few years ago a child was born and is now a grown lady. She has been fortunate enoug... Thu, 11 Apr 2013 18:10:01 EST Happy Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5303665 Good Thursday! <BR> <BR> Had a wonderful day with hubs and a great 75min workout! We went out to breakfast and I don't know if it was the workout but the eggs & hash browns were horrible! YUK!! We paid $32 tip included for my horrible breakfast & hubs really like his his.... So unfair but we enjoyed each others company. Some times when you've been together as long as we have been having a good time outweighs the weak breafkast. We laughed and joked about it and I wasn't even rude to the wait... Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:35:28 EST Happy Thursday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5295360 Good Thursday Sparkfam! What a gorgeous day it has turned out to be! The news said 17degrees but it is now about 40degrees. I pray you are all having a beautiful Spring day, I am. I got a nice and easy (or so I thought) workout in now I am in knots. So I need to do a quick cardio segment followed by a nice yoga stretch.... <BR> <BR> So many things are happening and pretty fast as you know life is like that some times. My daughter is going to having my 2nd grandchild in May, I will be opening... Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:43:31 EST Snow Day.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5265069 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1954295688.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Tuesday Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> It's a snowy afternoon here in Chicago so I got to go home early. I am sitting here watching one of my favorite feel good movies "Fried Green Tomatoes," it always take me back to some of my hot summers in Alabama. It sure would be okay to have some of the warmth here now to melt some of the snow.....UGH! <BR> <BR> Driving home wasn't bad but I don't want to think about tomorrow ... Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:06:01 EST I Cheated BIG TIME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5262693 Good Sunday Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> I know the title maybe a little exaggerated but what I meant was that I didn't cook dinner today. I know I misled you a little bit but I made this chicken piccata from the frozen section from Walmart. I also made rice to go along with. Hubs & my son both asked for seconds. It was only a little over $6 but I think it was great because they had extras. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1182230060.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So I guess tomorrow ... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:22:05 EST I Love Points..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5257975 Good hump day Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l70066529.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I mean I have to admit I love sparkpoints and today I hit it BIG! I got 25points on the wheel & then I got 25 for being on the site for the past 25days! My total points for today is 204points! Come on do the happy dance with me... <BR> <BR> Today, I walked but I need to hit the weights. They are good for my heart & yours too. So make sure you don't bypass weight training... <BR> ... Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:02:35 EST Good Sunday Sparkfam! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5254006 Good Day Sparkfam! It has been a wonderful Sunday here in Chicago. The weather was beautiful, made it to my Thirst Quenchers Class at church but there were a few detours but made it nonetheless. Church was off the hook but I am still feeling the fire burn. I pray you all are enjoying your weekend but it has to come to an end.....but guess what? Stay tuned cause there will be another coming up oh in about 5 days....lol <BR> <BR> We are on our way out to dinner to the www.wildfire.com which i... Sun, 17 Feb 2013 20:02:23 EST UGH!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5248086 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1532535068.jpg"> <BR> Good Day Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> It's been a minute but I do want you guys to know all is well with me. I have been logging but I can't seem to blog if I use the privacy feature that I have on google. Anywho, I pray all is well with you guys & I am just enjoying the calm yesterday the winds whipped at high speed. Had my hair whipped all around my face & you know I don't wear hats unless its in the low 20s or teens but I sh... Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:10:50 EST Bbbbrrrrrr....its a blustery day here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5217298 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2005999878.jpg"> <BR> Good Monday Sparkfam! It is a frigid day of 15degrees & I had to turn down coffee. Never fear I didn't need it anyway. Our heat is out in the office, its a cold 57degrees & I am FREEEZZZIIINNNGGG today! Chin up, I didn't leave once I got here & I got my heater on which is only warming my legs. My fingers as I type are getting a little numb but I press on... lol These aren't the worst conditions as a matter of fact ther... Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:59:45 EST Guacamole & Pico De Gallo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5210725 Good Wednesday Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> You'd think I was out partying with all the guacamole & pico de gallo & salsa I've been eating. I have been trying to keep it more daniel day but without meats. It is kinda hard but I'm pressing. I pray you are all having a great hump day as I a ready for a nap. I'm not eating but I am watching Not Your Mama's Cooking with Bobby Dean. Even though he is making some mango slider burgers I am never curious as to how they taste. I just like looking for newer sp... Wed, 16 Jan 2013 22:03:06 EST Opened the Alternate Saving Account http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5195497 So I am getting the year started off semi putting my money where my mouth is & opened another savings account to do the $1 then add a $1 plus each week. I had $25 so I guess you would say I am set for the month but NOOOOOO... I am thinking of putting another $25 in there right now..lol <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1799332111.jpg"> <BR> I do want take the slow & steady route as with getting more workouts in & eating better. I also desire to take the road less trave... Mon, 7 Jan 2013 18:01:43 EST 52 Week Budget Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5191942 Happy 1st Saturday of 2013!! With so many pledges, proposal, resolutions & money saving plans going into effect saw on Facebook & thought I would share. Just imagine if you bump to $2 $3 or $4 and add on every week.....just like looking good while saving money is the beginning of a beautiful relationship. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1799332111.jpg"> <BR> <BR> God bless Sparkfam! <BR> <BR> Dee Sat, 5 Jan 2013 17:42:20 EST Happy New Year Sparkfam! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5184493 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l175939932.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Happy New Year Sparkfam!! <BR> <BR> I pray you are all geared up to make healthier decisions & enjoy everyday doing it... <BR> <BR> God bless, <BR> <BR> Dee <em>386</em> <em>306</em> <em>244</em> <em>104</em> <em>410</em> <em>409</em> <em>283</em> Tue, 1 Jan 2013 18:26:40 EST The Time Has Come.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5164842 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1391796515.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Wednesday Sparkfam! It's been slow day but productive. I pray you all have sweet dreams & if you're going through I pray for a brighter day for you.... <BR> <BR> Excerpts from my favorite bedtime story: Marvin K. Mooney by Dr Seuss <BR> <BR> The time has come, the time is now I said go I don't care how. You can go by bike or you can go by cow but Marvin K. Mooney will please go NOW!! <BR> <BR> God bless & ... Wed, 12 Dec 2012 21:50:45 EST Kudos.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5149766 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1109648944.jpg"> <BR> Good Day Sparkfam! Today I celebrate & thank God for each of you! You guys are the best! You have my back & try to keep me on track while motivating me as well..For all you do, this blog is for you! <BR> <BR> Today, I walked & I am also doing kickboxing with a few weights... <BR> <BR> Have fun Guys & tell someone close to you how you really feel (lovingly) with your whole heart. <BR> <BR> God bless!! <BR> <BR> Dee <... Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:01:07 EST If You Love Your Mom.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5141770 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l477017294.jpg"> <BR> Age 4: "I love Mommy." <BR> Age 16: "I HATE HER." <BR> Age 20: "Mom was right" <BR> Age 57: "I wish my Mom was still here." <BR> <BR> Good Tuesday Sparkfam!! I pray you all are fairing well & gearing up for turkey day. Keep in mind & count your blessings each and every one of them. Especially our parents & my mom is particularly special to me. She raised us 6kids single handedly & believed in God with all her heart ... Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:08:57 EST Don't be panickin... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5139508 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/3/l930881848.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Sunday Sparkfam!! No need to get panicky because the holidays are coming. We've been armed with information on how much we could eat be satisfied & get a nice after dinner walk or tag football before dinner. So be mindful this Thanksgiving, it just not about stuffing into our faces that we can. We should be counting our many many blessings, thank the Lord for them all & share with someone else. I placed an ord... Sun, 18 Nov 2012 17:08:25 EST Monday Monday..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5125262 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l502341964.jpg"> <BR> Good Day Sparkfam! Even though it's Monday, it's a beautiful day!! Especially when God is doing what He said He would do in my life & those around me. Hopefully none of this will offend too many people but by now I think you know that I do worship the Lord....I'm just sayin... <BR> <BR> Anyho, I got up early didn't have to make breakfast cause I found some great turkey bowls in the freezer section at Walmart & hubs & b... Mon, 5 Nov 2012 18:52:37 EST Run Baby Run..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5115814 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1082827057.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Sunday Sparkfam! Yesterday was such a wonderful & romantic day for me & hubs, we got up at 7am went the track & we RAN! I have been trying to get him interested in running/walking outside with me since the last few months. I recently joined the "Black Girls Run" team but only have jogged on the treadmill. I haven't ran outdoors since we ran through the airport in DC last July....I'm not kidding you! lol This... Sun, 28 Oct 2012 16:55:52 EST End or Begin..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5103897 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l476913998.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Thursday Sparkfam! Well it's a windy but mild day here in Chicago. I have my heat on & I am trying to keep it low but some of these nights an extra blanket just didn't cut it. I am off tomorrow for a girls weekend to Atlanta with my best bud my darling daughter. We just need to spend time together & just enjoy this time now while we have it. I have been running around like a chicken with her head cut off! Stil... Thu, 18 Oct 2012 14:54:14 EST Who Do You Love??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5095568 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l97127766.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Thursday Sparkfam!! Its a gorgeous day here in Chicago! I am just looking at that blue sky & wondering how you guys are doing? What are you doing for you today? Is there a "wrong" person in your life that is peddling the "wrong" foods to you every chance you get? Possible thrawting your attempts at losing weight & keeping it off?? Well I must I am so strong willed that the "wrong" person is me! I need to put on... Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:36:22 EST It Ain't Easy.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5088996 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l89284154.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Saturday Sparkfam!! Its a brisk day here in Chicago & I've already walked Shadow, dropped son off at school & made breakfast. I've almost finished Sparkin, now I need to make my bed & do my workout. I didn't get to the grocery store but it's no biggie. My niece just got out of the hospital with a bout to pneumonia & will visit her this evening....I am trying to not to make my workouts seem hard but light as a f... Sat, 6 Oct 2012 13:12:46 EST