ELLFIN3's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ELLFIN3 ELLFIN3'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/ Success!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5803573 I bagged 264 bags of candy. And I did not eat any of it! WooHoo Me! I am going to rest tonight!! Love Y'all!!! (((((HUGS))))) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:25:07 EST Candy and the Office Dogs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5803006 I still have 14 bags to do for Our Grandchildren and the Great Great Nieces and Nephews. Also need to finish the regular bags. I took the dog blankets back. When they came in from the Doggie Spa I am not sure they even noticed! : ) <BR> One of the Girls in the Gun Room had Her dog Strawberry dyed purple for Halloween!!! Oh My!!! Have a great evening!! Love Y'all! ((HUGS)) Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:33:13 EST Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5802353 It has been a disjointed day! I got some work done. I am not sure what I did today-Oh well! <BR> I rode My exercise bike!! I am doing laundry for DH and Me. I also brought home the office dogs blankets. The carpets at work were cleaned yesterday. The dogs are going to the groomers tomorrow. So the Dogs need clean blankets. When I finish Sparking I am going to try to finish bagging up the rest of the candy. I had 200 + Trick or Treaters last year!! It is so much fun!! Enjoy Your e... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:50:37 EST Candy and Fun at work!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801741 I got 130 bags of candy done last night. I did not eat any of it!! Today at work one of the Young Guys had turned 21 so We went to the sports grill at the casino. We went in the limo!! It was a really nice lunch!! I hope Everyone had a great day!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:45:20 EST Beautiful Sunday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801044 When I came home today I got a great work out! I cleaned out the craft storage building! When We moved stuff out of Mom and Dad's last year craft things were just thrown in there. So now I know where things are and can use My craft stuff!! After I spark tonight I am going to start bagging up candy for Trick or Treat!! I am not going to eat any either!!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 19 Oct 2014 19:17:09 EST Beautiful Saturday and the Bible!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800487 I have been told to use a Bible to smash the cyst! I do not think I will try it! <BR> The weather here today was cool and beautiful very fall like. I did some things outside this morning. DH was moving dirt around the pond with the small tractor. This is the tractor I use most of the summer to mow with. Well the motor went crunch and bang. It will have to be fixed. At least I have the new mower to mow with and mowing season is almost over. <BR> I hope You had a wonderful Saturday! Lov... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:46:40 EST Doc visit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5800025 I went in and saw the Doc this morning. I have a bump on My left wrist. Well it is a cyst!! He told Me I could watch it and live with it or have surgery. Well those of You who know Me I chose to watch it!! : ) Have a great Saturday!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:56:52 EST Tonight was nail night!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5799484 I went and had My nails done tonight. She shortened My toe nails. She also worked on trimming and working on My sore toe. I am going to take it easy tonight! I have a silly black cat hear on My left thumb and a silly spider on the other thumb! Have a great evening!1 Love Y'all ((HUGS)) Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:39:58 EST Thank You all My Buds on the Awesome a Team!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798882 I was the AWESOME A Team' Capital A of the Day. Thanks for all well wishes. <BR> I had a very busy day at work. I did get a lot done. I hope You had a great day! <BR> Love Y'all!! (((((HUGS))))) Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:50:18 EST Last night & today!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5798267 I got a lot done last night in My home office. I got a lot done at work today. I now need to finish My home office. I hope everyone had a great day!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:37:12 EST Rainy Monday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797632 It rained most of today! The Gun Room is closed on Monday. They are training for the use of the new computing system. One of the Girls brought wild bore chili and the Office Manager brought beans with shredded pork. Lunch was very good. The inter net was down. So the Gun Folk cleaned. The Computer Guy got the internet fix around 1:00. I hope Your day was great! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 13 Oct 2014 19:59:16 EST Nice day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5797010 TI fed the birds this morning and cut a shopping bag of okra! The store/café where we eat on weekend has started having Sunday lunch! It was awesome. I had turkey and dressing, green beans. a dinner roll and peach cobbler. It was great!! We came home and I straightened the house. I am doing laundry!! I still need to ride the bike! Have a great evening!! Love Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 12 Oct 2014 19:49:43 EST A do absolutely nothing day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796463 We went out for breakfast. I came back home sat down in the recliner with My feet propped up ad rested. That is all I did today! I hope everyone had a great Saturday!! Love Y'all!!!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 11 Oct 2014 18:49:18 EST Toe and better driving! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5796019 I called My Docs office this morning. I talked to the nurse. She told what to do to help My toe heal. If it is not better by Monday afternoon I have an appointment. <BR> It was a better driving day, even with the rain!! I drove to the farm with no problems except slow traffic! <BR> I hope everyone had a wonderful Friday!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:17:33 EST Sore toe & some griping!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5795492 My toe has been sore all day. It went to the Massage Therapist tonight. We did the ionic foot soak. Then before reflexology She was able to get the toe open and drained. I will see how it is in the morning. I may need to see the Doc. No extra fitness for me tonight!! <BR> Now to griping-just how important is Long John Silver and McDonalds to You? On My way to the Massage there has been a wreck in front of these 2 places-the Police and Wrecker People are trying to get the cars off the st... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 21:24:43 EST Hot (90) and humid here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794870 It was not like fall here today. And of course I picked this day to get Halloween out of the shop and bring it in! You would think all that walking back and forth would have got My miles in but NO!!! I still have to ride the bike and walk. I am almost through decorating! Enjoy Your evening!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:35:52 EST My Sister! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794228 I had not seen My sister for a long time. She was in town today and She came by My office! We had a very nice visit!! I did get caught up on My Gun Room paper work. The Boss said He was going to make a commercial at the New Gun Room. He said I was going to be in it!! Thank goodness He did not do that! : ) I hope You had a great day!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Off to ride the exercise bike!! Tue, 7 Oct 2014 19:09:55 EST I was busy but ? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793591 I was busy today but I am not sure I got anything done. : ) DH and I bought some Halloween candy so I can start getting My bags ready! I put it in the quest bedroom so We will stay out of it!! I am getting ready to ride the exercise bike. Enjoy Your evening!!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 6 Oct 2014 19:15:04 EST Rest day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792978 I slept in. I went with DH and We worked on the ground around the dam. Then I cut a large bag of okra. We headed home. When We got here I sat down to watch TV and napped out. I feed Lilly, We had supper, I cleaned the kitchen, and I started laundry. I hope You have had a nice day!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 5 Oct 2014 20:06:55 EST Beautiful Fall day and working and fun!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5792434 We went to breakfast. Then We went to Walmart and Homeland. We came home I started mowing! It took Me 2 hours on the zero turn to mower to do My part! I came in and got cleaned up for the Weleetka Pride Day Parade. It was very nice. I ran into one of the customers from the Gun Room. The Gun Room is about a hour away. He is from this area. I came home and we decorated for Halloween. Need to do that at home tomorrow!! We had a hamburger patty and veggies in foil on the grill. Very... Sat, 4 Oct 2014 20:18:45 EST Still snacking just not as much! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791914 I have a lot of mowing to do tomorrow. That should keep Me out of the snacks. The Boss gave Me a research project to do. That should help at work. DH is trying to eat healthier snacks so that should help at home! I WILL DO THIS!!!!!!!!!! Enjoy Your evening! Love Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 3 Oct 2014 20:02:37 EST Back sliding!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791305 Boy am I back sliding!! I am snacking between meals. If I am not careful I am going to be gaining again. I have upped My fitness, but that will not help if I do not stop the extra eating! I can do this!! Oh YES I can!!! It was nail night! I had Her put a gold pumpkin mouth, nose and eyes on My thumbs. It looks pretty cool! Enjoy Your evening!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 2 Oct 2014 20:11:39 EST Computer fixed!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790673 The Computer Dude came today about 10:30. It was Our anti virus program. He deleted it and put and upgraded version on it. Then the Office manager had to do both payrolls. But I did get My stuff done. Crazy!!! Tomorrow is a better day!!!! I have been decorating My house with some of My Halloween stuff!! Have a great evening!! <BR> Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 1 Oct 2014 20:33:56 EST Not so good day at work!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789967 I got My invoices in and My checks cut and ready for the Boss to sign. I was doing a report when My computer started pulling up GoDaddy.com stuff. I could not get rid of it! I finally finished. The Office Manage started to do Payroll and it would not let Her. The office Computer Guy was working on it when I left work. I hope He found the problem! I hope You had a better day!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:55:37 EST Fun day at work!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5789306 We had a staff meeting this morning! One of the Guys in the Gun Room had a Birthday today-40!!!!! We had oriental food for lunch! Then the Gun Room folk went back to studying and taking tests! They have learn the new computer stuff for the new store!! I do not have to do that! WooHoo! I hope You all had an awesome day!! Love Y'all!!!!! (((((HUGS))))) Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:13:50 EST Home again after a wonderful weekend!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5788618 We had about 39 adults and children this weekend!! We came from Colorado, Texas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. We had 5 dogs!! We had a wonderful time doing all sorts of things! Great Visit and wonderful food. Walking, horse shoes, Bean bag game, word games, water sport, hay ride, miniature golf, volley ball! I hope You had a great weekend too!! Love 'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:26:22 EST Beautiful day-Wonderful Family! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787825 We are planning on visiting, horse shoes, hay ride and such today! Have a wonderful Saturday!! Love Y'all ((HUGS)) Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:15:11 EST Having FUN with the Family! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787680 After everyone got here We ate!! Then We went to play miniature golf. Mr R and I walked and watched! Lots of fun! It is very late Time for BED!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:41:13 EST My car and getting ready for the weekend!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5787042 They had My car back to Me yesterday afternoon!! I have tomorrow off! WooHoo! I got My Oklahoma Caviar and taco meat ready tonight. Plus I worked all day! Wow I am tired!!! Have a great Friday!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Thu, 25 Sep 2014 22:11:49 EST Oh My I forgot to Blog last night!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5786365 I just do not have enough time!! I did not have My car today. It had been on the recall list and they finally got the parts to fix it! We have a Family reunion this weekend!! I still have stuff to do!! But it will be fun!!! Enjoy Your evening! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:29:23 EST Lavender salt did help!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784977 I fixed My bath and enjoyed it! It did help. I am sure riding the exercise bike helped too. I am getting ready to ride tonight!! The new shows start tonight. Enjoy Your evening!! Love Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:21:15 EST Sore, Oh My!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5784260 I thought I was in better shape!! I am so sore! The fronts of My legs, the front of My hips!! I just rode the exercise bike for 30 min. When I finish here I am going to take a lavender epsom salts bath and relax! I hope everyone had a wonderful Sunday! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:43:57 EST Slow but sure! Great way to start the 5% Challenge!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783657 I got up and went to the walk for Family Promise (for homeless families!!) It is about 2 miles. But it is up some large hills and such. I did not come in last but close to it! I did finish!!!!! It was warm (80) and 55% humidity. There were 4 of Us from Our work place. It was fun! I hope to be in even better shape next year!! We went to the little grocery/café to eat tonight. They had 2 gentlemen playing and singing. They had Me at the first song they played "The Old Rugged Cross!! ... Sat, 20 Sep 2014 19:03:00 EST Fall 5% Challenge starts tomorrow-Let's Do it Right! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5783163 I just rode the exercise bike for 40 mins. Today I walked 75 min. <BR> DH has already gone to the farm with Mr R. I am walking in a walk tomorrow for an organization that help homeless families! I will go to the farm tomorrow! Have a great evening!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:26:49 EST Nail night! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5782568 Went to the nail spa tonight. Had My nails and toe nails done. A nice things I do for Me!! I just rode 30 min. on the exercise bike! Have a great evening!! Love Y'all!! (((((HUGS))))) Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:05:01 EST Busy but nice day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781901 I had a lot of errands to do today! The Bostons were crazy just not as crazy! Our Youngest She came over and visited for awhile today. I am doing laundry! And I still need to ride the exercise bike!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:01:22 EST Better day I think!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5781183 I did get My invoices in and the checks cut. When I left today at 4:30 the Boss had not come in to sign checks. I did have 4 Boston Terriers, Mihlo the Fuzzy dog and Strawberry the cow dog. Mihlo and Strawberry were very good. The Boston's were very rowdy! They have been locked out of the Gun Room Show Room!! I am ready to go rest. I need to ride the exercise bike! Have a great evening!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:53 EST Difficult day at work. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5780530 The office Manager called Me as I was on My to work. She had put some stuff on My desk She needed Me to take care of this morning. She was out most of the day. The accountant called and said it was ready. I did not go get it as I was really busy trying to get invoices in and checks cut. She informed Me it was the most important thing to be done today at 4:00 I leave work at 4:30. She should have said something this morning. I am stressed to the max!! Oh well tomorrow will be another ... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:14:39 EST Nice enjoyable Sunday!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779865 For breakfast I had some toast with some strawberry lavender preserves one of the Girls at work made. It was very tasty!! Then as soon as the grass was dry enough I mowed for about 2 hours. We loaded up and came home. I did some of the house work. I had cut some okra at the farm and I called and one of the GrandSons came and got and His Mother cooked it for Him. Then the oldest Daughter and 2 of Her children came by for a visit. It is about time to go read so such! Enjoy the rest of Y... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:13:17 EST Cool damp day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779282 I read and did laundry today! Tomorrow I will mow and such! I hope everyone is having a great weekend!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:55:44 EST Chained to My desk!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778776 WOW was I ever busy today. But I had to spend most of the day at My desk. Other than taking out the puppies I did not get much fitness! Oh well tomorrow is another day! Enjoy Your evening!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:17:03 EST Watching the Biggest Loser!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778154 Kind of a change in the Biggest Loser! New trainers and such!! I like to watch sometime they have great tips to help Me!! Enjoy Your evening!! Love Y'all!! (((((HUGS))))) Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:30:23 EST It is rainy and cooler! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5777451 I went out once this afternoon to walk the dogs ( I had 6 today)!! and I broke out in a sweat!! But a front move through so it is so what cooler. I just rode My exercise bike for 25 min. I have a new book I want to start! Enjoy Your evening!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:01:31 EST Insane day at work!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776792 It seemed I was waiting all day on this person and that person. The Dogs were just so hyper! Maybe the moon. I was glad when they went home a little early! I did not get My errands done until around three! Oh My!! : ) I hope everyone had a great day!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Tue, 9 Sep 2014 20:07:29 EST Do You ever check Your streaks!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776070 I just noticed I have logged on 1129 days in a row! WOW!!!!! <BR> We had a cook out today at work. We had all kinds of salads, burgers, dips, a pie and some ice cream. Very good. These kind of lunches require that You eat a little of each and not a lot of any one thing!! : )!! <BR> Be sure to check out the Harvest Moon tonight! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Mon, 8 Sep 2014 19:31:38 EST The Great Hummingbird rescue!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5775366 After a busy morning of taking down the electric fence around the small garden and putting it way. I trimmed trees. I cut what little okra there was. And We started loading to come home. Well there was a humming bird in the shop! DH tired using the leaf blower and the did not work. He then got on a ladder with a broom and that did not work! We then got a fish net and DH put some pipe on the handle and made it longer. We then took turns trying to capture the little devil!! I am sure th... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 20:12:42 EST Make fitness where You find it!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774758 Today I unpacked some of the things that had been in storage. I washed 6 loads of clothes and bedding that was in storage! I fill the bird feeders. I helped DH take down the electric fence around the big garden. He then mowed the big tall weeds. Lots of mice in there. And a rabbit or 2!! It has been cool and raining off and on all day! I hope Your day was nice!! Love & Y'all!!! ((HUGS)) Sat, 6 Sep 2014 20:02:09 EST It is Friday!!!!! Prayer request for Miss Eva!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5774104 Miss Eva is back in the hospital. So andy and all Prayers are appreciated by Me and the Family!!!!! Thank You!! <BR> We really enjoyed the baseball game last night! It was not to hot until the last of the game. The humidity came back. Now it is 97 and humid. We are suppose to have some rain. <BR> I hope everyone has a great healthy happy fitness weekend!!!!! Love Y'all!!!!! ((((HUGS))))) Fri, 5 Sep 2014 16:39:18 EST Boy is is hot!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773447 I went out at noon to do errands and it is very hot and windy out. We are going to watch the Grandson play baseball tonight at 6:30. I hope it is cooler out by then! <BR> I still have quite a bit of cleaning and filing to do in My home office. I hope I can get done tonight! Enjoy Your evening!! Love Y'all!!! ((HUGS) Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:17:03 EST Meeting and fitness!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772838 I had a meeting this morning. I am trying to get a right of way transfered! It was productive and a good thing!!! I have walked! I just finished riding My exercise bike! Now I need to finish cleaning My home office!!! Have a great evening!!! Love Y'all!! ((HUGS)) Wed, 3 Sep 2014 19:51:57 EST