DUTCH_PEARL's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DUTCH%5FPEARL DUTCH_PEARL'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/ Blues are kicking in bad this season http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5570149 The blues are really bad right now. we cant get electricity so have to be off grid and use a generator and battery pack. Gas is so high . use 4 gallons of gas in a day . just to keep freezer going and fridge. wood needs cut and chopped cant do it as hurt my wrist fractured it again. my boyfriend cant chop it as he is still healing from back surgery. he is only allowed to lift 15# and is not allowed to do that type of work yet. <BR> to buy the cord of wood it would cost 200.00 to have it deli... Sun, 22 Dec 2013 22:47:10 EST Alittle better today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5541345 Feeling a little better today thanks for all the prayers. got a lot done today put a tarp over my cabin and finished my duck pen. moved my generator inside out of weather into a car tent. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2082055426.jpg"> Trees are slightly covered now. and a warning of another storm on way. <BR> I know I will be hurting tonight need to get to town to get a hot shower and do laundry. maybe a nap first. I am making eggplant, spinach lasagne's for dinner can... Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:24:55 EST Need support and Prayer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5537412 Hello my friends thank you for being my friends. I need help with my teams and with a prayer for me so that I can get my health back in order so I can get back on here again. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1674864149.jpg"> <BR> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 14:51:20 EST out of commision for a while http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5349899 <BR> I will be having gull bladder surgery on the 23rd. <BR> then Jim will be having back surgery in middle of June. <BR> my daughter(Windy) will be moving up here this week she will be caretaking for us. <BR> and helping us with all the chores. <BR> so will probley be slow at getting on here please keep things going in the teams for me. thanks <BR> Leanna <BR> Wed, 8 May 2013 13:35:07 EST Time to watch our calories... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5281328 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l477212622.jpg"> <BR> Easter is just around the corner... try to remember to watch all those hidden calories... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1728458643.jpg"> <BR> I am raising bunnies this year. Only one problem it is hard to sell them as they are so cute. I also have chickens that lay colored eggs so dont have to use any dye to color them. kinda neat. Sun, 10 Mar 2013 15:15:30 EST Thank You all for your support http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5255511 I want to thank each and every one that offered support during my loss of my grandson. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1301815591.jpg"> <BR> My grandson loved wolves so thought this was appropiate as a memorial photo. <BR> <BR> Starting to feel a little better health wise. this Broncitis and flu can stay away it was no fun. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l350888275.jpg"> <BR> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:28:06 EST Thank You all for your support http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5255510 I want to thank each and every one that offered support during my loss of my grandson. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1301815591.jpg"> <BR> My grandson loved wolves so thought this was appropiate as a memorial photo. <BR> <BR> Starting to feel a little better health wise. this Broncitis and flu can stay away it was no fun. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l350888275.jpg"> <BR> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 22:27:29 EST My great loss that has happened. please pray for us.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5243509 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/8/l489857357.jpg"> <BR> This is My granson Nathan Reed he would of been 18 on the 29th of feb. but on the 6th of this month they found him hanging in the barn they dont know if he did it hisself or if he had help . <BR> I have been so sick this last month with brocitis, miagraines, now this has happened. he had everything going for him . a great girlfriend, a good job, last time I talked to him he was a little worried about his step dads atta... Sat, 9 Feb 2013 01:52:25 EST My newest news from Alaska http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5215066 Wow my life is so blessed. I have a wonderful man, and now we have 4.43 acreas of land with a cabin and travel trailer. We also have our motorhome my animals and most of all a lot of love here. I will be 60 the 29th and my life is always getting better. My youngest daughter Windy will be moving here in April and my son Jake has now got a job. my other 2 children are healthy and well (Chris, Misty) <BR> I am loosing weight finally. my legs are not hurting as bad. and my diabetis is starting ... Sun, 20 Jan 2013 02:20:32 EST Ok my turn to ask for help... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5173833 Ok my turn to ask for help ... I just found out I am allergic to wheat all wheat products... <BR> I need some recipes for bread without wheat, for meals without wheat. <BR> thanks guys... <BR> hugs Leanna Sat, 22 Dec 2012 17:47:42 EST GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5146485 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l590586184.jpg">GETTING READY FOR CHRISTMAS <BR> 1. Main thing is to remember to be strong remember your goals... <BR> 2. Follow your guide lines <BR> 3.If you give a lot of gifts remember even the smallest homemade ones mean the world to people. <BR> I try to make gifts I feel is helpful but useful... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l426090832.jpg"> <BR> How about taking a healthy treat to the dinners... you all go t... Sun, 25 Nov 2012 22:13:19 EST Having fun with food... and eating well... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5141786 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1162256685.jpg"> <BR> How about a cute breakfast of 2 eggs, 1/2 banana, 1/2 cup yogurt. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1147085102.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1123557679.jpg"> <BR> For lunch a fun hotdog and a fun salad.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1018208564.jpg"> <BR> a fruit and veggie smoothie of your choice. <BR> This is kinda the way my meals go... Tue, 20 Nov 2012 18:29:14 EST Happy Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5136950 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1246503209.jpg"> <BR> These Eagles have been hanging around my place. One of them got a squirrel the other day. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1606164760.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1922277642.jpg"> <BR> Between the snow and the eagles it has been a beautiful time this last 2 weeks. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l810950974.jpg"> <BR> Want to wish yo... Thu, 15 Nov 2012 23:51:44 EST news from alaska http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5125605 It is now 21* and going down... Just got a call from Jim and he is not going to have to have surgery yet they figure they can ease the pain in other ways. he will be able to come home tomarrow. horray.... <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1884201227.jpg"> <BR> my pheasants <BR> my banty chickens <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l381067602.jpg"> <BR> these guys are so spoiled they want held all the time. I have also 12 cages of rabbits one c... Mon, 5 Nov 2012 23:48:59 EST What is going on in my world http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5123062 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1447698720.jpg"> <BR> My other half(Jim) has to go threw back surgery on tuesday.We could really use some extra prayers. that everything go well as he is also a heart patient and the risk is risky. <BR> More on what I have been doing.... <BR> This is some of my animals. I take care of each day. <BR> this is my ducks. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l523903307.jpg"> <BR> this is my chickens <BR> <img src="http://pho... Sat, 3 Nov 2012 23:44:43 EST This is how I feel... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5119766 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1219895595.jpg"> <BR> This is truly how I feel... everyone should think really hard about this photo... and saying... it has a lot of good messages in it. <BR> I am working on my inner self as I need to learn more about loving myself . And not feeling so down and in the dumps. <BR> Learn to love yourself <BR> learn to love others next <BR> never say anything that will cause hard feelings. <BR> always say good things no matter how you feel... Thu, 1 Nov 2012 02:40:49 EST More ideas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5033862 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l602817158.jpg"> <BR> Hot dogs for fun....well just thought it would be fun to add fun for hotdogs <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/7/l5723576.jpg"> <BR> how about a cute way to have a salad... <BR> I have learned that if I make the food look fun it is less amount of food and still well balanced. so I have been doing this I even make fun parfait's and in-between meal snacks. <BR> You aught to give it a try... your famil... Mon, 27 Aug 2012 21:59:36 EST special message for you all... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4983765 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l517966975.jpg"> <BR> Well just a note to say have fun with your food. and enjoy how making your food fun can make you eat less. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l584643943.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l676350746.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l542473303.jpg"> <BR> Here is some ideas for you all... <BR> have fun and be creative... <BR> <BR> <BR> Also a n... Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:25:29 EST Are you with me ??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4938035 Well it is time to climb out of your shell and get your life back in style.... Come on team lets do this together. Lets climb out of our ruts and mandarin routine and lets do this.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l640733279.jpg"> <BR> Time to pick yourself up and start your life going in the right direction is anyone going to join me in this ....??? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l586230201.jpg"> <BR> This is how I feel... are you with me?... Fri, 22 Jun 2012 17:59:03 EST For all the Fathers... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4930353 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l198064050.jpg"> <BR> This is for all the fathers out there... Happy Fathers day.... <BR> Remember you are loved... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l249407724.jpg"> <BR> Now go and have fun on your special day.... Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:06:25 EST But I believe...I do believe... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4927015 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l145647969.jpg"> <BR> My weight is up and down up and down .... like a yoyo.... It gets so tired some.... I swear that the little calories are in my closet sewing my clothes smaller everyday. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l298863124.jpg"> <BR> Like John Wayne said : <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l27515091.jpg"> <BR> but I believe I can do this no matter how hard it is and I am not giving up... Thu, 14 Jun 2012 22:53:40 EST home news http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4897816 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l406515122.jpg"> <BR> this is last years cabbage. <BR> <BR> Some of you asked what seeds I planted, zuccihini, parsley, chives, oragano, basil, cabbage, daisies, bell peppers, jalapenos, tomatoes <BR> I still have peas, beans, sugar peas, snow peas, carrots, potatoes to plant. <BR> also planted blackberry bush starts, raspberry, blue berries. strawberries. <BR> my pheasants are hymalayan, ring neck cross. I have several differ... Fri, 25 May 2012 15:28:30 EST make it Jiggle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4803363 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l92593165.jpg"> <BR> Its ok ... Its ok.... make it Jiggle.... work that fat off.... shake, to the music...dance to the beat... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l491600505.jpg"> <BR> try a hoola hoop....try a new idea ...or go back to the exercise you did in high school.... but never stop till you aquire your goal... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l500018707.jpg"> <BR> Take a walk... or Jog...or ... Sat, 24 Mar 2012 23:20:11 EST So dont forget the fruits and veggies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4782508 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l808078369.jpg"> <BR> Apple a day keeps the pounds away.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l196383438.jpg"> <BR> Dont forget,,,to exercise and make it fun...Be sure to drink plenty of water also... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l719743042.jpg"> <BR> Be sure you eat breakfast as it is the start of the day and important to get your life started the right way... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.... Sun, 11 Mar 2012 19:29:15 EST My craft and how things are going... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4753796 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l942826516.jpg"> <BR> This is one of the planters I am working on... thought it was cute... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l427218376.jpg"> <BR> Sun is shinning and the wind is blowing ... lot of dust flying... I will be so glad when we leave New Mexico next month. Dont like it here it is hard on my allergies and ashma. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l138481644.jpg"> <BR> this is the type of ... Thu, 23 Feb 2012 18:25:14 EST new look and news http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4749948 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/0/l303456019.jpg"> <BR> I cut all my hair off and sent it to the cancer foundation in honor or my cousin Pam who died of cancer. so here is a update on my photo. <BR> Feels a lot better. behind me is my guinea pig pen. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l144920852.jpg"> his name is mr T. <BR> I only have four rabbits now ... Lost some of them on our trip from Alaska. and in hopes to get more when I return there in april. <... Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:11:52 EST Valentine wishes and idea's http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4735336 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l213154514.jpg"> <BR> A nice soak in the tub.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/6/l764921511.jpg"> <BR> Remembering all your friends... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l863833323.jpg"> <BR> Valentines Day is for giving to others ... Love, Joy, gifts, of large and small. Friendship is always a great gift... Home made is always good. Make a homemade card, dinner, or even a gift believe it or not it... Sun, 12 Feb 2012 15:20:12 EST may not be perfect but I am always me... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4727285 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l241290049.jpg"> <BR> Being perfect is not the best thing ,to be Being yourself is ... I strive to be as perfect as I possibly can... I work hard at being who I am It make me care about others... and I do care a lot .... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l597047370.jpg"> <BR> this is a very true statement and it keeps me motivated to strive to do better every day and to never give up... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkp... Tue, 7 Feb 2012 14:06:18 EST boosting up my spirit and keeping me going... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4725242 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l497303656.jpg"> <BR> I am like this little ant I get up early start my day and then go to a ruteen of exercise... Always coffee first.. <BR> . <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l528801250.jpg"> <BR> then some eggs <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l116707115.jpg"> <BR> a smoothie to add veggies and fruit.. <BR> . <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l31613626.jpg"> <BR> Then I put on my thin... Mon, 6 Feb 2012 12:51:12 EST Leanna's thoughts ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4708799 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l384937944.jpg"> <BR> I want to find the little critters hidden in my closet that keeps sewing my clothes smaller and tell the to make them bigger on me... which would mean I lost weight not gained. I know my weight gain is due to stress. <BR> I need to figure out what to do to take away the stress levels. Anyone have any Ideas???? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l5033891.jpg"> <BR> I"ve tryed soaking in a tub... <BR>... Sat, 28 Jan 2012 14:29:33 EST Thank you for all my spark friends http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4701284 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l504551580.jpg"> <BR> Thank you for all your prayers and love from my spark friends. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l74068997.jpg"> <BR> Thank you guys for all your support during my trials and troubles. You guys are the best friends I could of ever asked for. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l995182635.jpg"> <BR> Your support keeps me going in the right directions. thank you.... <BR> <img s... Tue, 24 Jan 2012 14:00:58 EST Why....??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4696802 Why does it hurt so bad when you loose a loved one.? Or when a loved one is hurt or sick? <BR> I think I know why things are not working for me I have been so stressed for the last 3 years ... first my dad dies, then my aunt, then my mom now my cousin who is younger than me. she left her 17 year son today to go to heaven. I dont know how much more I can take . Jim has been in and out of hospitals, first his heart attack now a anuisum behind his eye. has broke and it is like a mini stroke. <... Sun, 22 Jan 2012 12:12:53 EST Banana's the word this week. .. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4676814 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l777055048.jpg"> <BR> Good Luck to everyone... on there goals for the new year.... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/9/l998356463.jpg"> <BR> Please Lord don't make the same mistake this year I would rather have a great body and good health than a large gain in weight...and be sick... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l675187382.jpg"> <BR> Remember to add your potassium to your diet dont make the banan... Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:57:10 EST 2012 my change in diet plan... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4666083 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/3/l237150567.jpg"> <BR> Lets start 2012 with a smoothie as a snack or even a breakfast. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/6/l86363228.jpg"> <BR> This way we get our veggies and fruit that we so often foget to add to a meal...make it healthy and be creative....there are many recipes on line if you can't think of one yourself... <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l206769129.jpg"> <BR> There is just veggie ... Sun, 8 Jan 2012 12:13:33 EST Life is always different ... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4660654 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/2/l824589390.jpg"> <BR> This picture was sent to me by my granddaughter and she said it has a lot to do with her life she is learning not to open her month without thinking first. I say she learned a good lesson. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l267823531.jpg"> <BR> My self I am doing a lot more smoothies to see if I can loose some of this weight. my dr. said it would be a good idea and to make a lot of veggie ones and... Thu, 5 Jan 2012 21:47:12 EST Christmas Season http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4632840 Christmas Season <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l5628983.jpg"> <BR> C is for caring <BR> H is for Happiness <BR> R is for reality in knowing the truth <BR> I is for the intellegents we acquire in life <BR> S is for snow... <BR> T is for time to enjoy life to the fullest <BR> m is for being merry and happy in lifes trials <BR> a is for always being there for others <BR> s is for saying you love someone <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l102140... Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:25:13 EST love sent from my home to yours http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4620119 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l94536336.jpg"> <BR> Hello, Sorry it took me so long to blog. <BR> Been really sick this last month. got a infection in my sinuses and lungs due to allergies. <BR> Feeling much better so hope I can get back on track again soon. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l878132833.jpg"> <BR> Merry Christmas to all and may Santa be good to all of you... I know he will as you have all been good..... <BR> <img src="http://photos-... Sat, 10 Dec 2011 10:43:16 EST Invite http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4601403 <BR> I would like to invite you all to join me on my teams could always use new Idea. and help.... <BR> team listed below. Hugs to all Leanna <BR> <BR> <BR> Yogurt and Smoothies Lovers (Leader) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Spark + Friends = Success (Leader) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Healthy lifestyle for us 300+lbs! (Leader) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> THE OUTDOOR WAY OF LIFE (Leader) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Bunny Lovers Hop Away the Pounds (Leader) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> *~KEEPING YOUR MIND IN~*~MO... Sun, 27 Nov 2011 16:38:14 EST Just never give up that is the message... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4592571 My computer was wiped out again... so Have to reload everything so dont have a picture to add to this blog. Hopefully before long I can get everything done. <BR> I learned that with being down with a lot of allergies I am not as hungry. maybe that is good. I can continue to keep loosing then. down to 319.5 was wondering if I would ever get under 322 but I have not given up and dont plan on it either. <BR> my girlfriend in Idaho has lost a lot of weight on just cutting back on food and keepi... Sun, 20 Nov 2011 14:45:29 EST Hello almost ready to begin again... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4564081 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/0/l904980849.jpg"> <BR> Hello fellow teammembers.well finally made it to Rio Rancho ,NM. so now have to set up and enjoy things again.What a long hard trip this has been , stopped for mom's funeral. and then visited family . then we headed south and had onebreak down after another. my girlfriend said it was the motorhome telling us it wanted to go home.to alaska... <BR> Good thing Jim is a great mechanic. <BR> will write more when I get the r... Tue, 1 Nov 2011 22:29:22 EST news....alaska http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4527164 well today is last day here till spring. I will be off line for about a week and a half. <BR> Thank you for all your prayers... <BR> will talk to you all as soon as i can. <BR> love ya all and hugs to all. <BR> Leanna Sun, 9 Oct 2011 18:25:31 EST Rest in peace...Mom; rest in peace aunt Betty http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4525785 my mom died yesterday after a long drawn out time of suffering . May she rest in peace now. <BR> Thank you for all your prayers . they helped a lot... I will be heading out of alaska on monday to head that way. <BR> I also lost my aunt Betty my dads sister 2 days before my mom. So this has been a really ruff time . <BR> But I will make it ... Thank you all again for your prayers. <BR> Hugs ,Leanna Sat, 8 Oct 2011 17:34:06 EST 21 days till I leave http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4503159 wow only 21 days left till I leave for the lower 48 please keep all the teams going. and keep your minds headed in the right direction. Will miss you all the 2 weeks it takes me to travel there. lots of miles between Kids,Alaska, and New Mexico. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/9/l497021786.jpg"> <BR> this is the first rose I have been able to grow in Alaska. It ended up having 6 blooms this year hope it last threw the winter ... As wont be there to take care of it. <BR... Sun, 25 Sep 2011 14:45:15 EST News from Alaska http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4491338 News from Alaska... well we have till the 15th of October to get ready to head to the lower48. Amazing how much stuff needs done before a person can travel on the road. After being parked for 2 years all the stuff that needs replaced and fixed on the vehicles. New shocks , new tires, fluid changes, garden picked and taken care of. potted plants given to a friend to take care of... as cant take them threw canada . all the fresh veggies have to be processed as cannot take any with you. no fresh... Sun, 18 Sep 2011 16:36:01 EST News from My desk ... to you all... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4466479 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l429966984.jpg"> <BR> Wow it seems like all I do is sit at this computer. lately... Fishing for the sockeye salmon is done and now the silver salmon begin. only have room for maybe 15 more fish in freezers. as they are almost full. we have sockeye salmon, halibut, octopus, rock cod, yellow eye snapper, ling cod, and pacific cod. Razor clams, and shrimp, and mussels. so definitely have a variety. of fish this year. We also have Rabbit, and ph... Sun, 4 Sep 2011 21:33:04 EST Many thanks to my lessons that I learned as I grew up...challenge.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4368747 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l773968899.jpg"> <BR> I remember the good old days of my child raising times. <BR> We played in the creek behind our home and never got sick . We spent quality time with our kids ... then .... we did not have tv on 24 --7 and we did not have computers to keep us busy we had nature and the imagination of things to do. That was the good old days. We all need more of this special time with our families as we were all healthy and not over weig... Sun, 17 Jul 2011 21:02:48 EST wow it is already June 25th... where has the time gone. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4322007 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l720580905.jpg"> <BR> GoodMorning; from Soldotna , Alaska. <BR> Gardens are growing great and the newest member of our family are 2 more bunnys <BR> I lost my giant Fleming female the other day to a heartack. So went out and bought 2 more rabbits. So now I have 6 rabbits. who are : Thumper 4 year old male rex/silky; <BR> Little Bit 2 yr old male rex;, Blacky 3yr old rex; Silly 11/2 yr old female fleming /californis giant; <BR> now the 2 n... Sat, 25 Jun 2011 13:19:38 EST counting my blessings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4316327 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l94937475.jpg"> <BR> I am counting my blessing each and every day ...for my family and I have gained so many friends here on sparks people. and I am truly blessed. Thank you for being there for me . Each and everyone of you are very special. I want to apologize for not posting on each and everyone of your pages but my prays go out for each of you everyday. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/2/l221014637.jpg"> <BR> <BR> S... Wed, 22 Jun 2011 20:01:43 EST News from alaska http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4290331 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/1/l81411394.jpg"> <BR> So glad to see the moose this week that means that the grizzly is not here right now . For the last week we have had people shooting in the air to scare the bear away. the neighbor said that it tore up his snowmachine. <BR> One thing about alaska it is never boring. with the bear, moose , rabbits and eagles cranes always here once in a while we see a caribou. <BR> I just become a great grandma again. this make 4 kids, ... Fri, 10 Jun 2011 15:20:38 EST news from alaska http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4236800 <em>306</em> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l536526906.jpg"> <BR> Good morning, things are better here . my knee is healing fine it is a lot easier to walk now. gets a little sore by nighttime. but that will happen according to the drs. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l536761927.jpg"> <BR> Here is a rose for all of you. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/2/l628909745.jpg"> <BR> And of course you all decieve a great big hug ... Mon, 16 May 2011 16:14:07 EST