BECKYSFRIEND's SparkPeople Blog BECKYSFRIEND's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Goal Reached! I had my physical today and was so happy to hear my doctor say "you have reached your goal". Thanks to Sparkpeople and spark friends and exercise I feel great and I am healthy. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:39:06 EST Under Pressure My mom is in hospice and after 29 years of marriage we've decided to get a divorce. It's been an extremely difficult year for me and this has been a terrible weekend. Please keep me in your prayers. I am a strong woman, l was widowed at a young age with a small child and survived and I know it will be all right but I need support. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 09:39:26 EST thank you Thank you everyone for your many prayers and kind words. Mom is still in ICU, but she is alert and doing well. Thank you again. Sat, 2 Apr 2016 09:17:01 EST Prayers needed Please pray for my mom, she had a heart attack and is in ICU. Fri, 1 Apr 2016 07:34:54 EST New 4-legged baby <img src=""> My husband and I adopted a 85 pound boxer today. He's a big boy with alot of energy! He is doing great with the other two we have. Sat, 8 Aug 2015 15:44:41 EST Deer At Work This morning while pouring my morning coffee I noticed a deer hard at work. It was weed eating for me. Hope it's back later because there's more weeds and brush. <img src=""> Fri, 3 Jul 2015 08:46:38 EST Just Hanging Out When I walked my dogs tonight we found a friend hanging out. I got as close as possible to snap it's picture. It jumped in the pond(must be camera shy). <img src=""> Mon, 4 May 2015 18:09:16 EST Pray For My Mom My mom fell during the early morning hours. She is hospitalized with a broken neck, rib and 12 stitches in her head. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 07:54:02 EST Loss of Two Special Pets Very sad evening. Last night we had to have two of our 4 legged babies put to sleep. It was a difficult decision but it needed to be done. My Great Dane and English Bulldog , both had cancer. It's the first time we've lost two at the same time. <BR> <BR> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:29:17 EST Homecoming Dance Tonight is my granddaughters first homecoming dance. She was diagnosed Monday with Bells Palsy. My daughter has been working with her practicing smiling for the photo. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:56:01 EST Special Lady Passed Away My mother-in-law passed away early Sunday morning. She was very special to me-she raised four sons and I was lucky enough to marry one. She will be missed. Mon, 9 Jun 2014 18:28:35 EST Uninvited Guest <img src=""> <BR> I had to throw out my most recent house guest before I would shower this morning. Fri, 6 Jun 2014 10:28:01 EST Little English Bulldog Passed Away I lost my little English Bulldog Ruby this morning. She was a sweet little dog that we rescued from the pound three and a half years ago. When we got her they said she was older and they were happy she found a good home to spend her final years with. We were blessed to have had her as long as we did. She was always happy to see us when we came home from work. She never left our Great Danes side-she was always bathing him. Sun, 22 Sep 2013 14:33:28 EST Time Flies Today is my baby's 38th birthday. Even more sad -I weigh more now than I did when I entered the delivery room. At least then I was blessed with a beautiful bouncing baby girl! <BR> <BR> Mon, 9 Sep 2013 20:10:00 EST OO Shopping I took the grand kids school clothes shopping today. The grand son was oh so easy. Both girls are size OO. I didn't know there was such a size. This year was much more intense with two teenage girls. I think next year it will be my daughters turn! Sat, 3 Aug 2013 22:07:55 EST Anniversary Celebration My husband and I are celebrating 26 wonderful years of marriage today. I am so blessed to have such a great husband. Thu, 1 Aug 2013 20:33:34 EST Calm After the Storm <img src=""> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My husband was checking for storm damage when he spotted wise old owl Sat, 25 May 2013 09:30:06 EST Special Birthday <em>44</em> My husband and I spent Saturday with our granddaughter and grandson. We celebrated our granddaughters 13Th birthday. We took them to her favorite restaurant-Red Lobster followed by shopping at the mall. <em>468</em> and lots of <em>247</em> Sun, 5 May 2013 11:53:41 EST Happy and Sad at The Same Time My husband and I started our getting healthy program October 14, 2012. I've been eating healthy foods and exercising nightly. When I got home from work he had the scales out and ready for our first weigh in. Slowing climbing on the dreaded scales -yes I lost 1 pound. My husband jumped on the scales with a huge grin on his face -he's lost 25 pounds. <BR> <BR> I'm happy for my husband. I just wish I could see my scale numbers decrease more! Wed, 24 Oct 2012 11:19:19 EST challenges My husband has finally realized he needs to lose weight and take better care of himself. Over the years he's tried different programs and lost the weight and slowly regained plus more. He will be walking with me today for the first time in over four years. I'm so happy he's willing to start a new beginning to better his health. Sun, 14 Oct 2012 10:35:49 EST