DGFOWLER's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DGFOWLER DGFOWLER'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/ Saturday Blessings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866384 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l940590008.jpg"> <BR> <BR> WooHoo...the day is finally here...Date Day!!!!!....How sweet it is to have moved through the entire week doing what you need to be doing and being able to sit back and relax and have a day just to take it easy. <BR> <BR> Do you have a day that you sit back and relax? I mean,, really let loose? Don't worry about laundry, dishes or anything like that. Just take a nice long shower / bath, refresh your body with... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 08:45:12 EST Finally Friday and all that jazz http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5865710 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1634409623.jpg"> <BR> <BR> WooHoo!!! We made it through the week. Hallelujah!!! <BR> <BR> So anyone have any plans for the weekend they want to share? As for me...I am going out with my old boyfriend that I dated for five years.....Going to eat a steak dinner...(can't turn that kind of dinner down right). I've missed Mike a lot. Maybe we have both learned some hard lessons. Time will tell. <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote of the Day ~ <... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:43:44 EST Thoughtful Thursday and more http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864995 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1254889257.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning peeps....Still asking for continue prayer for my brother-in-law Bobby Cole. He was placed in ICU. BP was 284/120 and he was vomiting and shaking uncontrollably. Still has the balloon in his nose to make sure bleeding doesn't continue. <BR> <BR> As for me.. I was up and at em' this AM with my exercise, eating breakfast and singing my little heart out...lol.. Got to love a good sing in the morning. ... Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:06:10 EST Wacky Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864245 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l228170969.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today is my first day back after being out sick. Hope I have the strength to get through 8 hrs of sitting on my butt answering phones.. <em>334</em> I actually need to start getting up every hour and walk a bit. It's so easy to get caught up in being sedentary. <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote of the Day ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l174393948.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Just for kicks ~ <BR> ... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 06:42:29 EST Another day off of work http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5863502 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l328277205.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Still not feeling up to par so I am taking another day off of work. Wish me well ~. <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote of the day ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1175489069.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Just for kicks ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1217831211.jpg"> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:38:26 EST Miserable Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5862854 All night long I had heartburn. So bad to the point that I couldn't sleep. I called off of work and went to sleep for a few hours after calling in. Finally beginning to feel a bit better. <BR> <BR> Just for kicks ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l515556300.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:01 EST Silly Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5861797 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1463688351.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I've an awesome day. how about the rest of you?????? <BR> <BR> Just for kicks ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l4099172.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:18:16 EST Just for kicks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860748 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l922852537.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful Friday ~ Donna Fri, 23 Jan 2015 05:43:03 EST Thoughtful Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860049 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1511989533.jpg"> <BR> <BR> What does it mean to be thoughtful? The dictionary describes it as: <BR> <BR> 1. showing consideration for others; considerate. <BR> 2. characterized by or manifesting careful thought : a thoughtful essay. <BR> 3. occupied with or given to thought; contemplative; meditative; reflective: <BR> in a thoughtful mood. <BR> 4. careful, heedful, or mindful: to be thoughtful of one's safety. <BR> <BR> How often do you ... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:17:41 EST Guess what day it is? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5859255 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1851725581.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning everyone...I woke up this morning with pain in my knee. I did not exercise yet. Holding off a bit to see if I can work some of the soreness out. <BR> <BR> I'm glad today is Wednesday. I have tomorrow off. And I have many plans.. it's gonna be a busy day. <BR> <BR> Yesterday I posted about how much time you have in a day and I received some very good comments about that blog (by the way it was no... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 06:06:33 EST How Much is Your Time Worth? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858457 This article is by Mary "Motivator" Rau-Foster and well worth reading.. <BR> <BR> How Much is Your Time Worth? <BR> <BR> We seem to vacillate between complaining that there is not enough time (as we rush to complete our projects) and that there is too much time (as we anxiously wait for the plane to arrive). Most of us mourn the lack of hours in a day as we try to do all that we require of ourselves. <BR> <BR> We are given the gift of time (86,400 seconds per day) that must be used each da... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 06:32:36 EST Happy Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856998 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1200723756.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning everyone...I woke up with a nasty headache.. I think it may have been because I went to bed later than normal and used a lot of cleaners yesterday while scrubbing my place...Tylenol works wonders. <BR> <BR> So what are everyone's plans for today? I will be going to mom's later but first getting that other bedroom cleaned first. Church too..can't forget that. <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day everyone. ... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:01:30 EST Satisfying Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5856392 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l428022992.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Last night I began some heavy cleaning around my house. I have my living room completely done and furniture moved. Today I am going to conquer the spare bedroom (that looks more like a junk room) and my kitchen (at least the countertops, dusting, mopping and sweeping the floor). That will give me a head start. <BR> <BR> Our band should have been playing tonight. It's a shame that it folded just because Jim lef... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:35:58 EST Finally Friday and all that stuff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5855541 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l600804424.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning everyone. I couldn't be happier that it's Friday. My second week of exercising Monday - Friday. WooHoo!!!! <BR> <BR> Well my ex will be moving to NY today. I'm kinda glad he won't be in the same area as me. He has family there. I just pray that he gets the help he needs. <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote of the Day ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2060000387.jpg"> <BR> <BR... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 06:22:08 EST Thursday one more day closer to the weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5854808 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/5/l956801335.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Morning one and all. I wanted to say a special thank you for praying for my situation. I'm a very strong woman and I'll see this through. <BR> <BR> On another note,, somethings wrong with my knee replacement from May 2014. Last night I was having trouble walking. I'm still having trouble walking, so I got out my can today so I can have some extra support. Just hoping it's an issue with muscle and nothing else... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 06:41:23 EST Hump Day Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5854034 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2101938689.jpg"> <BR> <BR> G Morning everyone. Good to see you here. Exercise done, Breakfast almost done. No idea what's for lunch yet. <BR> <BR> Yesterday was a very stressful day for me. B/F issues. Not good ones either especially since we just got back together. He sees Spark People as a threat. This is a newbie for me. Never had I thought in the world that something like SP would be an issue. Yes it's time on the computer but... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:23:36 EST Tasteful Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5853245 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1657609366.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Tasteful ~ indicating good taste. <BR> <BR> What does tasteful mean to you? Is it the decor of your house? The way you spend money? What? <BR> <BR> What is tasteful to you when it comes to reaching your goals? Have you ever even thought of using that word when it comes to having a healthier lifestyle? If it hasn't been why not incorporate it. <BR> <BR> elegant, chic, refined, suitable, becoming <BR> <BR> ... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 06:38:48 EST Monday, Monday morning Yep http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5852392 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l262448472.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Monday morning everyone. How is everyone and how did your weekend go? Mine was great except for the hurting knees. Back at my 5 am exercises this morning. I'm wide awake and ready to go. And of course we got another 2 - 4 inches of snow so I have to clean up the drive & car before work and I leave at 730 am. so I can't be on here very long. <BR> <BR> Motivational quote of the day ~ <BR> <img src="http:... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:36:17 EST Sunday morning coming down http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5851745 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1697398164.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hello. it is 1130 am. I overslept and did not go to church. <em>46</em> Last night I ended up taking to viacodon for my knees. We had band practice. I stood the majority of the time. By the time we made our 45 min drive home I had to literally crawl up the stairs (no I did not drink anything but water). I could barely make it up 4 steps without cringing and crying. Mind you this was the knee I had replac... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:42:41 EST Satisfying Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850900 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1001726261.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning everyone. Today is Saturday. WooHoo!!!!! I got through the week Monday - Friday doing my exercises in the morning before a shower. <em>521</em> Today I don't have to exercise but I may, I'm not sure yet. Currently doing laundry, stripping beds, and I will be doing more heavy cleaning then at 5 pm it's band practice. <em>276</em> I really need to learn to play that guitar I got for Christmas... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 09:16:12 EST Finally Friday!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5850022 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l659105861.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So glad it's finally Friday. I didn't want to get out of my warm bed this morning. Temp is currently 14 degrees with a low today of 10 above. Tonight it is supposed to dip down again to about -5 degrees. It's way too cold even for an Eskimo out there. I actually got up when the alarm clock rang, reset my alarm clock, got back underneath the covers and tried to procrastinate. But I told myself if I could exercis... Fri, 9 Jan 2015 06:16:09 EST Thinking Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849218 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l589869000.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning one and all. It is five below this morning. Can you say brr? <BR> <BR> Got up this AM, exercised, showered and sparked. Just about in that order. Sitting down to a nice hot cup of cappuccino. Yum!!!! <BR> <BR> I'm glad it is getting closer to Friday. I'm tired. I don't know if it's been because I have gotten up at 5 am every morning this week to get my exercise in before work or if I'm just ti... Thu, 8 Jan 2015 06:39:30 EST Guess What Day it Is? ~ Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5848299 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l465007310.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Many of you have followed me for awhile know that I absolutely adore the camel commercials about guessing what day it is. They have a new commercial out and it is just as funny as the old one. Ya got to love that camel. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l836813757.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Exercise done, breakfast eaten and a lunch to be served has been packed up and is ready to go to work with... Wed, 7 Jan 2015 06:36:58 EST Troubled Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5847336 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l915212857.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Are you having a troubled Tuesday? Do you know one way to ease that stress you may be having? Exercise! Yes that's right, I said it. You might ask me why I say exercise, well for a few reasons. You can get out a lot excursion. It allows you to concentrate on something other than your troubles and it allows your body to rejuvenate itself. What a better feeling can you have? So if you are having a troubling T... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 06:19:17 EST What? I have to exercise every day? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846327 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/7/l973161398.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Okay folks I'm not sure about you but I do not know if I could become a LLEE. That stands for Lifetime Effective Exerciser. This morning I was reading the "10 Habits of Highly Effective Exercisers by our one and only Ellen Goldman. You can read it here: <link>www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness<BR>_articles.asp?id=2012 </link> <BR> <BR> I'm thinking to myself.. You have got to be kidding me. Exercise the ... Mon, 5 Jan 2015 06:34:54 EST A healthy today, A healthier tomorrow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5843566 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l386384850.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A healthy today, a healthier tomorrow. What does that mean to you? Does it mean you will start something new today to reap the benefits tomorrow? How easy it would be to say this every single day to ourselves. How many of us would still slip and fall if we kept just those six words in mind? <BR> <BR> I think for myself I will choose those six words today instead "gee that chocolate would be tasty". See six wo... Fri, 2 Jan 2015 06:03:55 EST Happy New Years to all of SP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842490 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l833966909.jpg"> <BR> <BR> GM one and all. Did you celebrate the incoming New Year? I did not. I went to sleep like a good little girl because I have to work today. Grrr....No it's all good. I got 8 solid hours of sleep. I feel rested and I'm ready to take on today. <BR> <BR> How about you? What did you do to bring in the New Years? <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote for the day ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1... Thu, 1 Jan 2015 06:01:04 EST Happy New Year's Eve http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5841710 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l452547407.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today is a brand new day let us rejoice and be glad in it <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> I believe for me it's a fresh start. A new beginning. A time to refresh myself and my older goals. I will restart my streaks, not forgetting the past days but a new outlook for the new year. A brand new chapter in my life. <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1559774107.jpg">... Wed, 31 Dec 2014 06:29:33 EST Day two up and at 'em http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5841026 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1347755173.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning one and all. I've been up and at 'em since 5 am. Exercise is done and I'm now sitting enjoying SP and a cup of White Caramel Cappuccino. Yum. <BR> <BR> I'm saying today is day two because I have started a healthier streak. Well several; 8 hrs of sleep, exercise at least 20 min each morning before work, and a healthy breakfast and lunch packed and ready before work. <BR> <BR> What are your thoug... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 06:12:09 EST What will you change in 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5840332 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l80551136.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I have been thinking a lot about the upcoming new year. It always makes me wonder why we start eating healthier and changing our eating habits when something new is beginning. Perhaps its the start of a new week, or month or year. Why do we wait? Why not jump on the band wagon and start today. We are a society that procrastinates a lot but why do we do that? Can you think of reasons why? Or are you one of th... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 06:16:50 EST Out for a gig http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839465 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l869963579.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Tonight is gonna be a long one. We'll see if this 54 year old body can handle staying up till 2 am. lol <BR> <BR> <BR> Just for kicks ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l271359191.jpg"> Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:28:36 EST Happy Day after Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838652 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1013062836.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning and happy day after Christmas. I hope everyone got all their heart desired and more. As for me I spent time with my family and that's always a blast. <BR> <BR> I got a few things as well. A lift chair, A black diamond engagement ring, A flattop guitar, candles, cookware just to name a few. <BR> <BR> I am blessed beyond measure. What did you receive? <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote ~ <BR> <img src... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:11:11 EST Monday, Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836670 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1212376619.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Happy Monday morning each and every one of you. Today I wanted to touch on being thankful. Now....I'm the first to admit when I'm not as thankful as I should be. Today is one of those days. I'm on vacation, but I have to work 2 hours today. I'm ungrateful for having to get up in the morning at 6 am to go in for 2 hours. But I should look at this in a different light. I should look at it as this: <BR> <BR>... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:58:00 EST Silly Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836234 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1714888979.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have a blessed day everyone ~ Donna Sun, 21 Dec 2014 08:52:19 EST Thrilling Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834754 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l541901771.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning one and all and welcome to my Thrilling Thursday. I am thrilled for the following reasons: <BR> <BR> 1.) I woke up <BR> 2.) I ate breakfast <BR> 3.) I did my exercise <BR> 4.) I logged on to SP and have over 165 points so far <BR> 5.) Today is the last day that I work because I start vacation officially at the end of my work day <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> We have so many things to be thrilled and th... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:03:45 EST Willing Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834250 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l186783579.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My mind is willing this morning, unfortunately I believe I'm coming down with bronchitis. It's bites the big one especially since my time off of work begins on Friday. I have a program through work called Tell-a-Doc. You can tell them what the problem is and they will order scripts for you. And...it's 100% free. So that should cut down on the cost of doctor's appts. I have a chiro appt today after work. Hope... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:07:47 EST Ask about my engagement last night... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833720 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1399463074.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Well...what happened is the following: <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1534074012.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yes it is official...I am engaged <em>244</em> This was completely out of the blue...but the ring is gorgeous, the picture does not do it justice at all.. and yes...He went to Jared's. <BR> <BR> Motivational Quote of the day ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l11837... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:52:35 EST Silly Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832368 Just for kicks ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l87889760.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have a blessed Saturday everyone ~ Donna Sat, 13 Dec 2014 11:27:26 EST Wonderful Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830656 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1222879274.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Morning everyone. Today is a new day. If you failed yesterday begin anew today. As for me I am going to hold off on exercising until this evening. I have something wrong with my back and exercising has only aggravated it this week. Today I see the chiropractor again. If you remember from last week I threw a rib out of place because I was so sick with the flu and puking that it just popped. I thought it was ... Wed, 10 Dec 2014 06:03:48 EST Tantalizing Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830095 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l819664701.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Well...our gig went awesome last night. We had people coming up asking for business cards (which I had made up previously, whew). And I did the final song.. The 12 daze of Christmas by the drunkin lady.. OMG.. they rolled laughing <em>334</em> . It was awesome. <BR> <BR> Exercise done....Lunch ready. I'm ready for the day. Whew!! Whew!! <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful day everyone. ~ Donna <BR> <BR> Just for ... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 06:31:00 EST Thank you Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827945 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l721135938.jpg"> <BR> <BR> First I want to say thank you Friday for finally coming <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> This little guy was in my sister's backyard in Alabama last night. Can you believe it? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/3/l631573062.jpg"> <BR> <BR> And guess where they live? Bear Creek, Alabama. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Tomorrow our band is playing out. We have a few other things lined up for the end o... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 06:41:28 EST Thoughtful Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827348 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1982045319.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Feeling much better even this morning. I've already exercised and ate a good breakfast. Now upward and onward to fix a good lunch too. <BR> <BR> Have a wonderful day everyone ~ Donna <BR> <BR> Quote of the day ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1363538596.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Just for kicks ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l565265353.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Thu, 4 Dec 2014 06:38:10 EST Wonderful Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826794 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1725775251.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today sure feels better than yesterday. I was home from work sick again. Throwing up and diarrhea. I lost 5 lbs of toxic waste. But I'm not counting those 5 lbs unless they stay off. I threw up so bad that I threw my ribs out of place. I've never done that so not only did I have to get my rib put back in place threw a chiropractic appt yesterday was also my doc appt. I'm happy to report that my BP was 127 ... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 06:57:19 EST December 1, 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825565 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1046224051.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It is hard to believe today is December 1 already. Time flies by so quickly anymore. 30 more days till January 2015. 25 more days till Christmas. <BR> <BR> Have you been thinking about the upcoming year. It's never to early to think about revising your goals or setting new ones. That's what I plan on doing. But I'm not starting with Jan 1, I am starting with today. I already did my exercising, now to get ... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 05:59:32 EST Happy Thanksgiving SP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823795 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l707402947.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> And this is all I have to say about that ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l877884091.jpg"> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:00:45 EST Today I pick me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822056 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l126068830.jpg"> <BR> <BR> It is true. Today I pick me. I pick me to make the right decisions. I pick me to pamper. I pick me to treat myself right. Today it's all about me. <BR> <BR> So who are you gonna pick today? <BR> <BR> Quote of the week ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l554018122.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Just for kicks ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l356256339.jpg"> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:43:10 EST Thanksgiving at mom's house http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821793 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1231602602.jpg"> <BR> Dakoda (granddaughter, Me, Devon (Grandson) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l821686973.jpg"> <BR> Kishwa, Me, Angie (My girls) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l180908763.jpg"> <BR> Becca, Gerri, Tyler (Niece, Sister, Nephew) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l697526723.jpg"> <BR> Me, Devon(Grandson), Angie (Daughter), Becca (Niece) <... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:54:46 EST Thursday...oh yeah one day closer to Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819902 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1549145883.jpg"> <BR> <BR> So a small wrench has been throw into my vacation request. One of the girls I had asked to help me cover broke her leg in two places yesterday while transferring out of her wheelchair. I'm sorry she had that happen and I fully understand her not being able to cover, now I have to get inventive to find coverage.. lol.. It's always something. <BR> <BR> On another note I have my grievance letter ready to mail and ... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:43:19 EST Wonderful Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819319 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1096591408.jpg"> <BR> <BR> How is your day going? I have a dilemma that I could use some advice on. <BR> <BR> Approximately 10 - 15 years ago I was taken into my office at work and was told I no longer had to work any holidays that our agency has staff cover. We are now under new management and they are taking that away from me. I am ready to file a grievance and have already done part one which was telling my own supervisor that I di... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 06:47:24 EST First Gig as a band...WooHoo!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818739 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l59804257.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Finally we got our first place to sing. It's a commission job plus we pass a bucket around the crowd. We may come up with a bunch or little money. Doesn't matter to me.. I get to sing again..oh ya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1115046832.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Quote of the day ~ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l6916708.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Just for kick... Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:57:07 EST