GETDONE's SparkPeople Blog GETDONE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community out and about It was a fun day <BR> The sun was out...perfect weather <BR> Had lunch with friends <BR> Took a walk with a new friend...had a comfortable getting to know you walk. <BR> <BR> Went down to purchase tickets for the State fair and they are only on sale online at this time. <BR> I like to go a lot while it is in town. Each day a new section to explore. Having a pass lets me take my time to see each and every thing and rest anytime I choose. <BR> <BR> In the evening I like to listen to the ente... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 23:59:05 EST Dentist Checked and cleaned my teeth He said I needed a filling. <BR> <BR> He also said that I need 4 posts put in. <BR> Crazy expensive! <BR> <BR> I thought only two and a bridge <BR> We will think on this one for a month. <BR> <BR> So is life <BR> Not too shabby :-) <BR> <BR> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:54:19 EST back yard jungle So, I have been letting my arm heal a bit before I tackled the hip high back yard. <BR> <BR> I had to mow each section at least 2 times before it came down to grown level. No way to describe it. I hope no one else had to let theirs go that long. The yard had strange strong weeds growing tall and proud around all the brick. I am lucky that the dirt is still wet from the rain. <BR> The mower quit working at the last moment. I am thinking maybe the damp grass clogged it up. <BR> I feel like... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:04:21 EST Day went by too fast!!! <BR> Rocked and watched the neighbors working in their yard. <BR> I was happy to just think good thoughts and enjoy my flowers and the peace of the day. <em>67</em> <em>125</em> <em>378</em> <em>298</em> Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:16:41 EST Bright sunny day and some kinda illness and Allergies!! <BR> <BR> I Spent the day dozing and thinking positive thoughts. <BR> Its kinda funny a lot of my positive was about the new flowers that are in bloom. <BR> <BR> I envisioned a long ride into Nor Cal with the green fields full of flowers spread out around me and the long black ribbon before me. A road leading nowhere . Just away <em>67</em> <em>87</em> <em>582</em> <em>464</em> <em>276</em> <em>582</em> . Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:42:50 EST No junk Had lunch with friends. Did not have the home made cakes and other stuff <BR> <BR> It made me smile . <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> Shopped and purchased a new lighted mirror for myself and flowers for ME. <em>355</em> <BR> <BR> Mowed the front lawn. It was Finally dry enough to not clog up the blades. The lawn looks good in the front yard anyway. The back yard is going to be a challenge again. <em>582</em> <BR> <BR> And how was your day my friend? <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:04:00 EST Thyroid? The scale hasn't moved. <BR> Is it the reduced thyroid? <BR> Am I not exercising enough? <BR> Not really facing the true amount of nasty fats? <BR> Need to get more sleep? <BR> Am I just in one of those times that it takes a while for the scale to show weight loss? <BR> <BR> Give it a few weeks and the answer will be clear. <BR> <em>4</em> <em>198</em> <em>102</em> <em>324</em> <BR> <BR> Dang it just do it <em>521</em> <em>58</em> <em>417</em> <em>125</em> <em>249... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:06:38 EST Family Big kids, little kids running and laughing finding eggs and candy and prizes. <BR> Good food friends and family. <BR> Life is Sweet <em>449</em> <em>408</em> <em>252</em> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:21:32 EST And on the third day <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> When friends went to the grave of Jesus He was not there. <BR> An angel said to them, "Don't be afraid! I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He isn't here! He has been raised from the dead, just as He said it would happen." <BR> <BR> <BR> Global Media Outreach Sun, 16 Apr 2017 03:45:55 EST Had to miss the fun My body is not happy with all the work that I have been doing. I was feeling so good about getting things done. <BR> I couldn't sleep because of the pain. So I had to miss all the fun with the children, grands and great grands plus their friends. No choice <BR> <BR> I am hoping that I can go to another Sons home for brunch tomorrow <BR> I love the celebrating of this special day. I love seeing my family when they have time <BR> All that I can do is wait and see if my body becomes happy... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 22:37:16 EST Thank you Lord For all you have given. <BR> Thank you for so much : <BR> My family <BR> our Health <BR> My home <BR> Friends <BR> Home <BR> Neighbors <BR> My pu still running well <BR> Learning <BR> Numerous things <BR> My ability to communicate better and sort . You know Lord <BR> Never enough words but my Lord knows. <BR> <BR> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 13:18:26 EST Having to part with small memories of my husband on paper <BR> I am sorting out more things I have saved simply because they reminded me of my husband and just that his hand writing was on it. To me it is hard to part with what was a part of him. <BR> I kept 2 pairs of his shoes and would walk around in them morning and evening for several years. I am letting them go too. Progress to the NOW takes some doing. <BR> Going through his suitcase from his last trip is done. Some tears but they are softer now. <BR> ... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:50:59 EST Day with Granddaughter Not only granddaughter but four greats. <BR> Fun for Granny day!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> We had much laughter. We saw the movie The Boss Baby. <BR> The theater was filled with families and the sound of childrens laughter warmed grannys heart. <BR> <BR> Good thing this blog isn't an English test <em>252</em> Thu, 13 Apr 2017 02:16:58 EST Won a thousand points <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> comfort evening eating <em>29</em> Mon, 10 Apr 2017 03:21:39 EST finished Today has been a beautiful sunny day. I will soon be out and about to see what I Can see!! <BR> <BR> I worked on the pantry for one and finished clearing and arranging things. <BR> I would like to have everything I need in that one space. I am clearing out a lot of family sized things, again. <BR> <BR> My evening eating was better. <em>67</em> <em>218</em> <BR> Sun, 9 Apr 2017 18:16:16 EST rained like crazy The rain knocked my new flowers over. The pots holding them filled with water. So on my way out the door I had to stop and dump water out of them. Then I found a better place for them until the rain stops. Oh well. <BR> The sun came out today but it is still damp and cold. It is hard to believe that it is April and I am heating my home. Crazy <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> I am working on late night eating. I am happy to say last night wasn't too bad. <BR> "Progress not Perfection'' <em>464</... Sat, 8 Apr 2017 18:47:59 EST Still Working on closets one almost finished <BR> ate less carbs myself points for that <em>218</em> <em>464</em> <BR> <BR> If it does not rain tomorrow... Really today because it is 1: 24 am.... <BR> Anyway this afternoon April the 6th I will start the back yard. <BR> <BR> March to the beat of your own drum. <em>276</em> <em>252</em> <BR> - Proverb Thu, 6 Apr 2017 04:34:28 EST OK next Now working on back yard during the day and closets during the evening. The front yard I have worked on an its ok. <BR> I want to work on weeds while the ground is still wet. <BR> The back yard is overgrown from when I was ill and had to just let it go. <BR> Yard mission is to Mow the very tall grass. Now that's an experience ..plain ol' patience is needed. <BR> <BR> I sure have a lot of things "stored" in the bottom and tops of the closet. WHY???? <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> <em>218</em>... Tue, 4 Apr 2017 20:00:48 EST done with one thing The shredding is DONE..FINISHED!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> A few late nights and it is done. <BR> <BR> Checked that baby off my list and I am feeling very successful!! <em>590</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> Thank you some one for this <BR> I know what it feels like to give up <BR> I want to know what it feels like not to quit <em>386</em> <em>304</em> Tue, 4 Apr 2017 00:49:28 EST Love chicken <em>53</em> I have been eating too much cooked the wrong way. <BR> Time to slow it down. <em>134</em> <BR> Time for deliberate exercise <BR> Make time for new experiences. <BR> Time to study something to drive my mind to an ah ha moment. <BR> Time to see the dentist for posts insert. Afraid to do this!!!!!!! <BR> Time to laugh <em>224</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> Mon, 3 Apr 2017 00:27:42 EST Birthday and Family,Babies!!!!!!! <em>67</em> So happy to be able to celebrate with a lot of family! <BR> Excited. It is crazy how much I love this celebration!!! <em>582</em> <BR> <em>188</em> <em>183</em> <em>44</em> <em>410</em> <em>218</em> Sat, 1 Apr 2017 12:10:56 EST So, Still shredding papers and continuing on closets. This is going to take a while. <em>464</em> <BR> Walked mall <BR> Bought myself red roses <BR> I thought I should have them for tomorrow the last day of my youth <em>246</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> May your day be filled with love for your amazing self. <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> Fri, 31 Mar 2017 01:53:22 EST It was a productive day. I mowed lawn, figured out why mower would not start <BR> <BR> Shredded more papers. <BR> <BR> Mop n shine floors <BR> <BR> Going to store to purchase ant poison for outside. The ants are coming in on the new plug in for the compute. Only saw a few ants today. <BR> <em>32</em> Trimmed my hair. Maybe I shouldn't have. Oh, well, hair grows back <BR> <BR> Have a great day my SP friends <BR> Know that you are <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:53:16 EST Thanks for your suggestions on ant control <em>252</em> <BR> Now there are only a few trying to escape from black box. Dare I hope that they are gone? <BR> Well going out for a few hours. <BR> Lets hope they are still gone when I come back. <em>464</em> <BR> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:01:23 EST Ants!! Help! I was pretty sure that I would not see any more ants. I cleaned up a bunch of eggs they had stacked and they were protecting hundreds, I ended up spending all night fighting them. Who knew that so many could fit in that small box. there are small ants and larger ones. <BR> <BR> Feelling very positive I checked it and went on my way to enjoy this day. I even shopped and found a blouse and had lunch out, <BR> <BR> I came home and checked the box and the thing was crazy with ants again . ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:12:24 EST Ants in my AT&T box <BR> <BR> Who would think ants would swarm into that little black box!! <BR> <BR> I treated myself to a late movie. <BR> When I turned on the lights I noticed a few ants on the kitchen counter. I got the windex and sprayed them and cleaned them up. <BR> <BR> I looked down on the other side of the bar and there was a creepy thick line of ants all around the dining area where they were thick as a small plate leading into the box. <BR> <BR> Trying not to totally creep out I followed th... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:36:06 EST so Another day. <BR> Looking forward to BP on Sat, <BR> Me going from 72 to 73 <BR> Kind of funny I used to speak of " the wisdom " of the Old Ones. <BR> Now I am the Old One <BR> <BR> Party for <em>67</em> <em>468</em> <em>44</em> <em>222</em> <em>106</em> <em>353</em> Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:52:38 EST Rainy day, gray skies <em>40</em> <em>4</em> <em>194</em> <em>478</em> <em>106</em> <em>521</em> <BR> <BR> 1. Dang the paper that needs shredding is staring me in the face......gonna "getder done" first <BR> 2. Clothes sorted from 2 other closets down to the one in my bedroom <BR> 3. All other stuff from bottom and shelves into dining area so they can not be ignored <BR> 4. Give away husbands old suitcases or trash them...time to let go <BR> 5. Think about the storage in kitchen. Do I real... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:13:18 EST Thank you for your comments they helped me through this day <BR> He had a crazy laugh and I loved his blue eyes <em>342</em> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:48:57 EST Staying positive remembering husband is now in a better place 6 yrs ago today. 10:30am <BR> <BR> Going out into the sunshine for the warmth of the sun to surround me with hugs <em>342</em> <BR> <BR> If only I could ride <em>572</em> fast across the meadows and hills. My heart might just spring free and smile. <BR> But smile I will for this day is a gift and mine. <em>464</em> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:30:01 EST Said I wouldn't Said I wouldn't buy another bathroom scale. That I would just weigh in at Kaiser once a month. <BR> Well, that didn't work out. So I have a nice new scale to weigh on. Now, I will not become crazy about it and I will pay more attention to the evening eating. <BR> Since I started putting it down in black and white It is clear night eating is the big deal. <BR> I know why I am doing this. Now, what else do I do instead. I made a list and two biggies stand out. I am Taking all clothing from 2 ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 02:04:55 EST Movie day at the library They showed the movie about the woman who wanted to be a great singer and her husband worked hard so she would not know how horrible she was at singing. <BR> I passed on seeing it in the theater because I thought it would be terrible. I am so glad I went it was touching and funny. <BR> <BR> KOHLRABIGIRL <BR> Was the movie Florence Foster Jenkins? <BR> Yes. Thanks <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> cuties <BR> crackers <BR> <BR> After noon <BR> fish <BR> hush puppy <BR> slaw <... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 22:19:04 EST Went to see Kong So, I had seen the black and white Kong. Thought why not see the new one. <BR> I left after seeing soldiers killed...just couldn't do it today. <BR> I changed tickets and saw Beauty and the Beast. Really enjoyed it. Loved the lightness and the songs. Little kiddies might cry near the end...but it ends well <em>41</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> banana <BR> <BR> After noon <BR> movie kids pack <BR> banana <BR> baby cutties <BR> <BR> After five pm <BR> KF special grilled leg, th... Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:12:10 EST Of course I am sore today <em>224</em> So happy to just be sore today. Many times I have been unable to walk or anything because of my disabilities. So this is <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> It is a good day. I rest and smile and only feel "Ol...der" I am just't it great!!! <em>216</em> <em>236</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> Hot V-8 <BR> orange <BR> <BR> After noon <BR> egg whites <BR> chocolate cake <BR> walnuts <BR> sf chocolate sauce <BR> <BR> <BR> After five pm <BR> s... Sun, 19 Mar 2017 16:52:47 EST so went to the dump Loaded the truck tied it down and off I went. Forgetting it was Saturday and at least 30 vehicles in line entering from both ways, Interesting. <BR> So I back up and throw the top lumber off and the 6 broken up chairs <BR> Then I have to get into the truck, it was wet and slippery. I was proud that I did NOT slip <BR> threw off all the green stuff and it was time to get out and off the bed, I opted to sit down and slid off, did I mention it was wet and dirty. Oh, well, it is done for this... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:44:30 EST Where did my blog go Great day to mow and other yard work <BR> Going to <BR> Wal mart for oil for new shredder <BR> I have crazy amounts to still shred <BR> Many more boxes of memories to go through also <BR> When I pass it will save the kids a lot of work <BR> trying to get it down to basics <BR> The garage needs rearranging and the tools need to be put back in place <BR> there are a lot of loose nuts n bolts and plain stuff that my husband had that I need to throw away or have a catch all tray for it. A lot ... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:51:08 EST another day going to bingo <BR> feeling blah <BR> will feel better later <em>311</em> <em>464</em> <em>218</em> <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> meat <BR> eggs <BR> bread <BR> <BR> after noon <BR> corned beef <BR> veggies <BR> <BR> <BR> after five <BR> chocolate pudding <BR> cake <BR> pizza <BR> cold Panda <BR> McD double cheese burger <BR> <BR> Going through old memories and papers and shredding a lot more files. Taking the wind outa my sails. And I know that the eating is NOT HELPING ME feel... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:17:49 EST Where did my sunshine go! I guess soon enough I will be complaining about how its too hot. <em>246</em> <BR> Going to Kaiser today so I will know what I weigh like it or not, <em>412</em> <BR> I hope y'all give out smiles and they come back 2 fold. <BR> Most of all the gift smiles from a child. <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> V-8 <BR> carrot juice <BR> <BR> After noon <BR> Mc D snack wrap <BR> side salad <BR> <BR> <BR> After five pm <BR> Emotions struck, French fries, mounds bar <BR> Panda. <em>198</em> <e... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:47:40 EST Thinking of wouda couda, shouda. Stinking Thinking ....done!!!!! <em>58</em> <em>135</em> <em>36</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> nothing <BR> <BR> Afternoon twelve <BR> nutrition drink <BR> sf hot cocoa with added cocoa powder <BR> <BR> <BR> After five pm <BR> browned burger patty <BR> cooked with shredded cabbage <BR> garlic black pepper water cornstarch to make a brown sauce <BR> oatmeal <BR> Mc Ds fudge sunday <BR> chicken <BR> <em>30</em> <em>36</em> <em>... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 18:05:46 EST Peaceful What a lovely day. The sun continues to shine, the trees are in bloom an my asparagus is producing enough for me. Ya know I didn't treat it well and still it produces. <BR> <BR> I have been reading some old blog of mine. Interesting. I see that in my sorrow about my husbands passing that I deleted all about it. He passed away at home and I was trying anything to hide from the pain. It has softened through the years. <BR> <BR> We certainly had our outstanding, great moments!!! <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 16:32:17 EST Keeping it simple Remembering to KISS motivation <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> avocado <BR> salsa <BR> toast <BR> <BR> After twelve <BR> 2 c veggies as soup <BR> Walnut, almonds <BR> SF chocolate topping <BR> <BR> After five <BR> <BR> Mc Ds snack wrap grilled <BR> 2c salad with southwest dressing <BR> Pumpkin pie <BR> <BR> May you find many unexpected smiles today <em>36</em> <BR> Sun, 12 Mar 2017 15:12:06 EST Simple day I needed a rest day. Took it <em>102</em> <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> hot V-8 Juice <BR> <BR> <BR> After noon <BR> Soda crackers <BR> milk <BR> 3 cups mixed veggies <BR> <BR> After five <BR> Chicken <BR> Popcorn Sun, 12 Mar 2017 01:02:14 EST Mall Went to the movies with friends. <BR> Walked Mall <BR> <BR> Before noon <BR> hot mug of V-8 <BR> orange <BR> <BR> After noon <BR> donut <BR> Taco bell crunchy taco <BR> <BR> After five <BR> 2 cups veggie soup <BR> with catfish <BR> Banana <BR> Strawberry <BR> Yogurt Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:47:47 EST Took a ride It was so beautiful a blue sky and green forests looking across them to the snow covered mountains. Peaceful <em>135</em> <BR> <BR> before noon <BR> peanuts <BR> <BR> after noon <BR> Pizza <BR> banana <BR> <BR> after five <BR> kandy kiss Thu, 9 Mar 2017 19:00:23 EST surprise visit such a nice surprise to have my youngest son visit. I know how busy he is at this stage of his fatherhood and business. Sipping hot coffee and chatting about everything and nothing...the best <BR> <BR> BEFORE NOON <BR> FULL FROM YESTERDAY <BR> 30 protein chocolate drink <BR> <BR> <BR> AFTER NOON <BR> Taco fresco <BR> popcorn <BR> <BR> AFTER FIVE <BR> large carrot lettuce cabbage salad n dressing <BR> can tuna <BR> candy kiss Wed, 8 Mar 2017 11:45:00 EST I do not enjoy piecing together the food of the day. I am going to simply keep track by writing it here. Nachos, Movie popcorn, ice cream, steak and all. Be it 900 cals or 5,000. The main thing is to get in my protein, rainbow veggies each day and water. I drink a lot of water thats not really a problem. The only time that is a problem is when I am traveling. I need to keep bottled water in my truck. <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> BEFORE 12 NOON: <BR> pear <BR> avocado <BR> salsa <BR> Bauducco whole wheat toast <BR> candy kiss <BR> <BR> AFTER ... Tue, 7 Mar 2017 13:23:52 EST my favorite youtube <BR> <BR> <em>251</em> <BR> Tue, 7 Mar 2017 12:55:27 EST great time As I said earlier I love Birthday Parties, <em>44</em> <BR> Great food <BR> Wonderful guests <BR> Laughing excited laughter as the gifts were opened <BR> They loved my gifts! <em>144</em> <em>407</em> <BR> Spent the night <BR> Home sweet home now <BR> Fun to go out and about. <BR> Yet so nice to come home again. <em>135</em> <BR> <BR> And What is going on in your life? <em>252</em> <BR> Mon, 6 Mar 2017 12:00:06 EST Great grand Birthday party He is turning 5 I am such a lucky lady to be able to go to a Birthday party for a 2 yr girl and my great grandson <BR> The girl is his mommies niece. <BR> <BR> <em>44</em> <em>368</em> <em>90</em> <em>174</em> <em>537</em> <em>251</em> <em>370</em> <em>383</em> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I love the chatter of young moms and kids everywhere!!!!!!!!!!!!! <em>410</em> Sat, 4 Mar 2017 11:16:43 EST So now I know I was concerned about my recent blood work and so I researched it at Kaiser and Webmed <BR> Simple bottom line is that I need to reduce simple carbs and lousy fats <BR> <BR> So I guess I knew it but I didn't want to face it. <BR> <BR> I been craving sweets and fatty foods. <em>473</em> <em>487</em> <em>496</em> <BR> <BR> Ok to help lower triglycerides I will eat fruits veggies and fish an avocado <BR> <em>492</em> <em>474</em> <em>69</em> <BR> <BR> I need to drink de... 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