FITANDFIFTY2's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=FITANDFIFTY2 FITANDFIFTY2'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/ Weather looks great this week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5480076 We are looking at weather in the 80's all week!! It sure sounds wonderful to me! hope you are enjoying the weather in your area too! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Mon, 9 Sep 2013 00:16:22 EST Cooking a Ham dinner http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5479648 Our dear friends are coming over for dinner and a day of visiting and fun! We love to play cards,, sometimes just us girls and sometimes the guys join in... lots of laughter I tell you!! I hope each of you has a wonderful Sunday too,,,,hugs to all! <em>247</em> Sun, 8 Sep 2013 15:47:29 EST Heading down to Rochester area http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5478293 We have been looking for a cover for our travel trailer. We found one for sale by a private owner in a area around 70 miles away. We are headed down to get it today! The weather has improved so I look forward to getting out for a nice ride to enjoy it! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Sat, 7 Sep 2013 02:33:39 EST Love these Short work weeks : ) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5477386 I am happy to see Friday arrive! It has been another hectic week at work and leaned toward the stressful side as well. I love the fact that it was only a 4 day work week and am looking forward to calling it done!! I hope each of you has a wonderful Friday! Hugs to all!! <em>247</em> Fri, 6 Sep 2013 03:02:30 EST Stormy Day is coming!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5476348 According to the weatherman, the rain is on its way! Big time! We are looking at a couple of days of heavy rains and possible lightening and thunder too! It is September.... so I know its coming, just not ready to say good bye to Summer! Hugs to <em>247</em> all! Thu, 5 Sep 2013 02:29:46 EST Americas Got Talent http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5475260 I enjoy this show so much! There is so much talent that I really have no idea who will win!! I loved it tonight! <em>30</em> Wed, 4 Sep 2013 01:47:46 EST Good Night! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5474166 It is late and I need to get to bed! I hope each of you has a wonderful Tuesday!! Sweet Dreams and hugs to all! <em>247</em> Tue, 3 Sep 2013 02:46:47 EST We are watching The Proposal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5473100 We are loving this movie! It is hilarious! It is so funny! Sandra Bullock is great in this movie! I hope each of you has a wonderful day! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Mon, 2 Sep 2013 00:56:23 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5472194 We are looking at another beautiful day of nearly 80 degrees! We are planning on getting out and getting some steps in. I hope each of you has a wonderful day too!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Sun, 1 Sep 2013 01:52:37 EST Enjoying the long weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5471383 We are relaxing today! I have had a busy week so this 3 day reprieve is just what I need! I hope each of you has a wonderful weekend too! <em>247</em> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 02:26:55 EST Friday... and the beginning of a long weekend.....woo hoo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5470476 Oh yeah! It is Friday and the long weekend has arrived too! We used to go camping on this weekend, but the long lines of traffic has kept us closer to home! We will enjoy the days with some garage sales and visiting with our dear friends!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 02:09:00 EST Rain has arrived http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5469487 We have had a wonderful Summer , warmer and dryer than usual. We are now seeing some moisture coming in. We truly need it, so I am happy to see it. I hope each of you has a wonderful Thursday! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 02:19:50 EST Busy Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5468450 It was a busy day at work getting caught up for missing 3 days ..... but it was worth every second!!I enjoyed my work out tonight and that too felt great to get back to the norm! Hugs to all!! <em>247</em> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 00:57:47 EST Home Safe http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5467448 We had a fantastic time and now we are back home getting ready for the week. I have to say our pets are happy to see us. We hire wonderful pet sitters but guess there is no one like "Mom and Dad" lol. We are rested and I am ready to get back to work and get back on my exercise program! Hugs to each of you!!! <em>247</em> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 02:10:00 EST Going Home http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5466338 We are headed home today! We are stopping by my husband's daughter's home on the way back for a quick visit! We are looking forward to seeing her and the 2 little guys (3 and 9 months). I am not really ready to go home and go back to work.. but since I haven't won the lottery.. it is necessary : ) . Hugs to each of you!!! <em>247</em> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 01:25:31 EST 19th Anniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5465953 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2111547393.jpg"> <BR> Today is our 19th anniversary and we are enjoying it to the max! It is a beautiful day here on the Oregon Coast. We have had such a wonderful mini vacation here and will be headed back home tomorrow. I hope each of you is enjoying your weekend as well! Hugs to all!! Sun, 25 Aug 2013 17:45:31 EST Enjoying our Anniversary at the Oregon Coast http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5463642 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l967562038.jpg">I am getting some spark points here as we are settled in our camping trailer in a lovely RV Park at the Oregon Coast. We are celebrating 19 years this weekend so we are here for 4 days of celebrating our love and some relaxation. We honeymooned here and are so excited to see how the area has changed over the years. I hope each of you has a wonderful weekend too!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 01:21:25 EST wonderful weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5459449 We had a wonderful time with my daughter and grandsons!! They didn't allow any pics at the theatre so I was sad to not be able to share some pics from the musical!! It was so much fun!! Of course the weekend went way too fast. I am pretty tired,, so goodnight, spark friends.. pleasant dreams! <em>102</em> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 02:40:55 EST We are excited for our visit to Bellingham (WA) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5457747 We are packing and getting everything ready for our weekend visit with my daughter. Dang it seems like it takes a lot of stuff to get us through 1 weekend (really?)... It is wonderful to be able to share our weekend with Jen and the boys!! I will be getting some pics to share!!Hugs to all!! <em>247</em> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 02:56:11 EST Friday and headed to visit my Daughter... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5456767 We are headed to Bellingham to visit my oldest daughter and 2 grandsons for the weekend! Jen is in a musical that we are so excited to watch!!We may get to the fair as well while we are there! I am so excited as I haven't seen Jen and boys since early December! I hope each of you has a wonderful Weekend as well. Hugs to all! Fri, 16 Aug 2013 01:25:13 EST Hump Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5455259 I hope each of you has a wonderful Wednesday! It is sunny one at this point but I understand rain is on its way. We need it so I am not complaining! I mowed the yard today, just in case, I am ready. Hugs to all!!! <em>247</em> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:30:04 EST Good Morning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5453904 A quick hello to all you awesome fellow Sparkers!! Hugs to all!! <em>247</em> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:36:50 EST Having Spark Withdrawals... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5453189 I am touching base here to get my "fix" of Spark time! I miss all of you! I miss all the awesome and touching comments and ideas I reap from here!! I am trying to spend less time on here though (to appease husband)... I hope each of you is having a wonderful Monday!! Mine just got better, just touching base with all of you! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:44:49 EST Taking a break http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5442919 I love my time here at Spark but I will be taking a break for a bit. My husband is concerned that I spend too much time with it. I am going to miss you all, and this is a temporary (hope) time away. Hugs to all of you amazing Spark Friends. Hope to be back on soon. God Bless! <em>247</em> <em>220</em> Sat, 3 Aug 2013 03:01:25 EST Planning our weekend! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5441741 We are getting some ideas together for our weekend activities! It may rain on Saturday (we need it so I am not going to complain). Sunday we are headed out to our dear friends to share a dinner and some card playing. I am looking forward to a couple of days of relaxing and fun! I hope each of you has a wonderful weekend too! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Fri, 2 Aug 2013 00:51:17 EST August http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5440548 Here we go right into the month of August! It is gorgeous weather and I am enjoying it!! This is my busy time of the month at my job so I am off to bed so I am ready for a on the go type of day! Hugs to each of you!! <em>247</em> Thu, 1 Aug 2013 02:55:39 EST Watermelon http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5439286 One of my favorite parts of the Summer months is the fresh fruit available! Today while shopping at the grocery store, I found a juicy watermelon, gorgeous ripe cherries and some delicious nectarines. All I can say is mmmmm good!! Hugs to all! <em>491</em> <em>289</em> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 01:20:15 EST Walking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5438060 The weather has been on the mild side, the low 70's. It is certainly perfect walking weather! Sam and I enjoyed getting our steps in today! It was wonderful! Hugs to all!! <em>247</em> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 00:37:19 EST Great weekend! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5436853 Our camping trip was a lot of fun! We rode our bikes, a lot!! We took walks to the beach and around the park. We played cards and laughed heartily! It was a great weekend and I can hardly wait for our next one!! Hugs to everyone! I am tired ( a good tired ) so off to bed I go... pleasant dreams Spark Friends! <em>102</em> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 01:23:12 EST Camping http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5433803 We are headed out today after I get off work for a relaxing weekend at the state Park with my Son and grandson. I am taking my bike and plan on putting on some miles!!I hope each of you has a wonderful weekend! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:50:29 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5432596 We are leaving on a camping trip tomorrow (Friday) so we are packing the rv getting it ready to roll My son and Grandson will be joining us. I am so excited! The weather is predicted to be in the 70's and no rain. It sounds delightful to me! Hugs to all of you!! <em>247</em> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 01:04:24 EST Warm Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5431325 We are enjoying weather in the 80's which is on the warm side for most Pacific Northwestern folks! I love it!!! By the weekend, it is supposed to be down in the 70's.. sounds great!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 02:37:40 EST Warm Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5431324 We are enjoying weather in the 80's which is on the warm side for most Pacific Northwestern folks! I love it!!! By the weekend, it is supposed to be down in the 70's.. sounds great!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 02:37:38 EST Warm Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5431323 We are enjoying weather in the 80's which is on the warm side for most Pacific Northwestern folks! I love it!!! By the weekend, it is supposed to be down in the 70's.. sounds great!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 02:37:28 EST Late,,, http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5430146 It is late and I am trying to get my points in for the day! I hope each of you has a wonderful night, Pleasant dreams and hugs to all! <em>247</em> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 02:40:03 EST Have a Great Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5428913 Another great start to a week, and I hope it is a wonderful one for each of you! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 03:06:57 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5427864 I hope each of you has a wonderful Sunday! Hugs to all of you! We are planning a day around home today. After a rather busy week, it sounds great to me!! <em>247</em> Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:58:37 EST Saturday and loving it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5427001 We are headed out to check out a few garage sales today! We are not looking for anything in particular, just out for some fun! I hope each of you has a wonderful day, whatever you have planned to do! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 01:50:36 EST Friday is here.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425968 The weather is awesome! Looks like a wonderful time for a weekend!! I hope each of you as a fantastic weekend! <em>247</em> to all of you! Fri, 19 Jul 2013 01:18:10 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5424882 This week is flying along! I hope each of you has a wonderful day! I hope each of you makes and or exceeds your goals!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 02:46:13 EST America's Got Talent http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5423707 I enjoy this show! I stay on my recumbent bike for an hour of this program. It is so inspiring to see how these people put it all out there to reach their goals! It is amazing! Hugs to all of you Spark Friends tonight!! <em>247</em> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 01:37:21 EST Hot tomorrow! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5422570 They are calling for near 90 tomorrow and then possible thunderstorms tomorrow night! Crazy weather for our neck of the woods! I hope each of you has a wonderful day! Hugs to all! Tue, 16 Jul 2013 02:21:34 EST Busy weekend! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5421304 The rummage sale was a great success! We had a few things left over so we donated them to a local homeless shelter. The sale was a lot of work but a whole lot of fun!! We are using the money we made for a rv trip for our anniversary in August. I hope to get to bed soon so good night, spark friends! Hugs to all!! <em>247</em> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 00:53:13 EST Day 2 of the Rummage Sale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5420394 Saturday was a great day at the sale. We had a lot of people come through and we sold a lot! We found even more items to set out tomorrow, so hopefully we will have another busy day!! Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 02:42:56 EST Rummage Sale http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5419449 We are having our annual Rummage Sale this weekend at the apartments I manage. It is a lot of preparation involved but ends up being a lot of fun and can be profitable. We are ready to open at 8 in the morning, I hope we have a lot of customers. I hope each of you has a wonderful Saturday, whatever your plans on. Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 01:08:01 EST Friday and Loving it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5418488 I am so happy to see Friday arrive. It has been a rough week at work stress wise. I am hoping for a weekend of peace and quiet !! I hope each of you has a wonderful weekend!! Hugs to all!! <em>247</em> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 02:47:29 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5417408 Our weather has cooled back as the clouds have worked their way inland. Our normal temps would be around 75. we will be struggling to get to the upper 60's today. I am not complaining however, as it is great weather to get some outside work done. I hope each of you has a wonderful day. Hugs to all! <em>247</em> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 02:21:53 EST Lots of work getting done this week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5416207 With our beautiful weather, I am able to get a lot done!! Tuesday I mowed my complexes' lawns. Today I will be blowing the parking area and entrances. Love it!! <em>247</em> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 01:23:11 EST Great Day for working outside! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5415045 It is supposed to be a beautiful day today! I plan on getting some mowing and outdoor clean up. I so enjoy working outside when it is sunny and nice! It is such a great way to get work done, burn calories and get that vitamin D. Woo hoo! Tue, 9 Jul 2013 01:19:14 EST Hope You have a wonderful Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5413872 I hope your Monday is a great one! I hope you set goals that you will meet! I hope you give a smile to someone today that probably doesn't show but truly needs it. I am working on these for my day too!! Hugs to all!! Mon, 8 Jul 2013 03:06:35 EST