HEALTHY4ME's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=HEALTHY4ME HEALTHY4ME'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/ Today is my start... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6446707 Well 30 we went to our friends for short visit, later felt bit blah but okay. Didn’t eat much, or drink much. Then 31st, my 61st birthday, my son and family came, left kids for sleepover. By 7 pm I was vomiting and wicked belly pains. Sweet hubby took the kids to the 9 pm fireworks himself, god love him. Then they went right to bed. Next day not too bad, we took them sledding and even hubby and I had a turn. Boy that hill scared me! Lol. All fine, great day. Next morning we are going to tak... Wed, 3 Jan 2018 12:50:23 EST Thanks for letting me know. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440443 Came, logged on and saw on my spark start areathat I have lost 19 lbs!? So clicked on it and showed the highestwt I everhave been. Granted was inly a day or two but hey this ole body weighed it! What motivation to keep going, even though so far I am doing well. Just did my daily motivations, had my tea and quiet timewhich I cherish every morning. Now up against the wall, down on the floor for physio exercises. Then a busy day, nowhere to go but plenty to do! And yesterday I surpassed my f... Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:26:18 EST Great day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6439951 We left st 9, home at just after 4, so tiring but productive. Think most is done. We don’t buy a lot,draw names with our two kids and their spousesand just a book, outfit ot tshirt etc and a toy. No money for lots,no need for lots. Commercialism is crazy. The Black Friday stuff is really gone too far, week long and pre post Black Friday.now boxing day sales way before Christmas. <BR> <BR> So went to physio, pleased with hips, lower back except when I lay or twist and really worked on my shou... Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:51:49 EST Busy but satisfying day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6438313 Well hubby got outdoor lights up, got ramp off back step and a bit more. other than our tree we are decorated. I hope to convince him to get a tree this weekend. He likes to wait till few days before Christmas. But! We are actually going to get company on 17th,big deal yup. Two of his sisters and a hubby are coming. Noone from his side has come to see our new home since we moved in. His brother and wife were about 10 mins away but didn’t have time... was hubby bit hurt yea. So this is great. ... Thu, 7 Dec 2017 16:04:21 EST Ahhh Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437417 Didn’t sleep too bad. A good sleep is so paramount to my pain levels. Got laundry done, abit of stitching with my new stand. And cleand and started decorating. Just about finished other than a tree. <BR> Doing well eating and exercising. Doing physio although sure that’s why my shoulders hurt so much last night. But persevere as those muscles have been tight for decades I bet. Have had poor posture since teen or younger and stitching and tablet don’t help. <BR> Off to make supper then must s... Mon, 4 Dec 2017 16:02:23 EST Sunday stitching, stretching and healthy eating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437088 Slept okay, which is fine since we drove to and from city. Today, set up my new stitching stand and did some stitching. And rolled my thighs with rolling pin. Did my leg and shoulder exercises. Walked the dog and we will be out in a bit again. Been a quiet day but a good one. <BR> Have eaten well and am pleased. Yes I did join WW but online, not meetings. My one sister in law who has lost so much weight will be help but so far easy to follow, much easier to load food and recipes. So will... Sun, 3 Dec 2017 16:37:43 EST A really great day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6436800 Well I wasn’t going to go, then hubby offered to lend tools to our friend and bring in cos Zcindy was going to city anyway. Glad I did, good turnout, great to see everyone and meet a few new stitchers. Proud of my food, had salad,my veggie chili, an interesting salad, and yes desserts. 2 pc of like marshmallow fudge and 2 quality st chocolates. Oh and bit of fruit salad. That’s amazing coming from a sample every sweet person. What’s even better was I was fine with it, didn’t feel deprived and... Sat, 2 Dec 2017 17:05:42 EST Stitching potluck http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6436637 Well off to the city. Hubby going looking for an xmas present for son in law, then for lunch at our good friends. I will go stitch and enjoy potluck. I will be viligant yet enjoy. There are a lot of good healthy stuff as one member is gf due to celiac and vegetarian by choice. So my veg chili, another bringing salad, another fruit salad. Along with goodies of course. Off we go Sat, 2 Dec 2017 07:01:00 EST Busy but quiet http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6436449 Well making vegetarian chili for potluck tomorrow. Hope it turns out.. more soupy right now. Then doing physio exercises, clean kitchen and maybe get some decorating started or st least stuff brought upstairs so sunday we can do it. Be gone tomorrow. We were invited to friends for lunch tomorrow. Hubby is lending him some tools, so hubby said sure. I said oh potluck at stitching so not me but thanks. <BR> Best go as want to get exercises done. Have super day! Fri, 1 Dec 2017 12:57:30 EST Physio......ooooo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6436233 Lol oooooouch! But by time I had heat on my back all way home, 2 hr drive I felt better. She concentrated on my thigh and boy tight tight muscles. She was amazed I walk daily. She could barely exert any pressure without a lot of pain, however she rubbed moved then heat and machine for 15 mins, came back and able to move much better. Gave me some exercises and stretches and I go back wed and she will help with my back. She is so worth traveling to the city as works for herself and isn’t restr... Thu, 30 Nov 2017 20:33:59 EST Fitting... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6435886 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/82e045ab-0d0b-44ce-8131-81d9b57196bb.png"> Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:55:52 EST Just an add on. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6435863 Edited last blog to say since I have to see my gp every 3 months for next 5 yrs, why not use him as accountability person! He will weigh me for sure. Before, he suggested that I lose a bit but has never said you are overweight or obese, just a hint of maybe 10% of your body weight. <BR> Still not sure on WW but hubby is saying try it, see if you do well, 86$ won’t break us... <BR> So this afternoon I took the old tv room, started msking it my room. Ha now I have craft room and a zen, medita... Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:49:02 EST Oh my what to do.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6435824 Okay please realize I am writing this as much to me as you guys... but comment cos few of you know me better than I know myself (lol not naming anyone but a certain British buddy sure does bet she knows who she is! ). <BR> So, here’s the deal. Silly woman you are Cindy... called perseverance, wanting it bad enough.... sugar addiction, carb lover whatever you wantbto name it, doesn’t matter. <BR> My sister in laws, 3 of them, a long term friend that lives here, and a spark friend all commented... Wed, 29 Nov 2017 12:44:11 EST Such a brilliant sunny day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6435497 Oh how beautiful it is, warm in here and sunny and bright outside. Snow still here but makes it even brighter. We will go out in while as have to check the mail. Debating going to an open house, just decorated for Christmas town over. Hubby won’t go but I might. Only one house someone has opened to the public. <BR> Might get some of my decorating stuff out, even just to remember what we gave away, tossed etc in anticipation of much smaller house or rv. <BR> Either way it’s a great day. Enjoy! Tue, 28 Nov 2017 11:51:02 EST Snow?! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6435097 Lol well after temps of 15 degrees C (60 F) and being warmest place in Canada, I woke to snow this morning. Oh well we have had a very long, great extended fall. <BR> Feeling back to normal, slept well after few nights of pain and feeling like I wasn’t really sleeping but laying there. Woke up and told poor allie, back yard for you as with all the rain yesterday I am not chancing ice under the snow. <BR> So today I hope to accomplish some of yesterdays plans that didn’t get done cos was so c... Mon, 27 Nov 2017 08:01:00 EST Rain, dull. But hey it’s not snow! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6434950 Well got up with good intentions, did okay for bit, got dog walked before the rain started. Then it slowly went south. Around 130 i curled ip back in bed, clothes sweater and blankets cos could not get warm. Then started getting depressed. I don’t get way fown just blah. That ladted all afternoon till after supper, now busy and warm.lol <BR> Haven’t done any stitching in few days, however i do want to get a gift for Thomas 8 yr old birthday as he says lol mid Jan so if I keep at it... best no... Sun, 26 Nov 2017 19:03:45 EST Back to normal http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6434666 Well grandkids are gone, daughter and son in law and two dogs are gone. Whew...allie is glad. We are tired. Hubby changed their rear brakes and rotors of the car. <BR> Was a good busy time. Got way over steps yesterday and even kore today. In a few mins going to go have an epsom salt soak. This morning my hip really hurt, enough that I was limping. However lster this afternoon hubby need a part for breaks so dd and I walked fastto cdn tire, they didn’t have it so off to home hardware am ove... Sat, 25 Nov 2017 18:55:43 EST Evening http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433855 Glad to get here. Wasn’t a busy day, just busy morning that led to other stuff. But was a good day, awesome temps for November and didn’t rain till this eve. Pouring now. Hope rain stops in morning as we drive to city to get the grands. Was talking to daughter in law and she doesn’t have to help her cousin so doesn’t need a sitter did we still want the, although will let you know they are quite excited cos thomas has a new bed? Lol yes I told him we got a love seat that makes a bed, he can us... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:57:13 EST Evening http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433854 Glad to get here. Wasn’t a busy day, just busy morning that led to other stuff. But was a good day, awesome temps for November and didn’t rain till this eve. Pouring now. Hope rain stops in morning as we drive to city to get the grands. Was talking to daughter in law and she doesn’t have to help her cousin so doesn’t need a sitter did we still want the, although will let you know they are quite excited cos thomas has a new bed? Lol yes I told him we got a love seat that makes a bed, he can us... Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:57:12 EST Morning! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433397 Just tiny bit of snow with the sun gleaming on it. All that I want is a warm woodstove, next year hopefully. If finances weren’t so tight it would have been this yr however took a hit selling our house in the city getting about 10,000 less than we could have yr half before. Oh well that’s life and still not sorry we moved. Still say in 5 yrs but who knows. <BR> So sitting this morning getting organized to make the weeks menu, know some as grandkids will be here. They wat differently than us.... Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:11:21 EST Ahh peace, quiet... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433105 Was exhausted last night so went to bed early. I don’t do that much as if I lay too long I hurt. Well slept well, woke at 6:30 hurting but moved around got comfy and just laid there, thinking about the day, listening to hubby “quietly “ snoring. Lol got up and it had started snow/raining. Glad that even though was a long drive for daughter and her husband to come get the dogs, glad they aren’t driving today. <BR> Had a good breakfast, second load of wash in, gratitudes in my happy book, yes ... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:13:01 EST Ahh peace, quiet... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433104 Was exhausted last night so went to bed early. I don’t do that much as if I lay too long I hurt. Well slept well, woke at 6:30 hurting but moved around got comfy and just laid there, thinking about the day, listening to hubby “quietly “ snoring. Lol got up and it had started snow/raining. Glad that even though was a long drive for daughter and her husband to come get the dogs, glad they aren’t driving today. <BR> Had a good breakfast, second load of wash in, gratitudes in my happy book, yes ... Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:13:01 EST Only fair Allie and Zzuri get their picture in too. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6432914 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ee25bdec-a9ae-4dbf-a73a-aefbebdfe560.jpg"> <BR> Not great but our dog Allie on the floor, her sister Zuri and of course our bud Nico. Going to really miss him when he’s gone. Daughter will not do well with that. <BR> So have finally figured what to do. As my long time spark buddy said we put so much worry etc.into our plans. I don’t totally agree with the keto way although love the pictures filling Facebook of so much weight gone. I do see m... Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:04:54 EST Senior grand dog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6432781 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db9f8220-502b-48fa-8294-30a179adff09.jpg"> <BR> This is Nico, he is 10 and has spine problems that make his back legs give out. It isn’t hip dysplasia but he walks x legged and has a hard time. But doesn’t show any pain. I covered him up to keep cozy. The other two are in baxk yard playing, probably muddy and wet like 5 yr olds. <BR> Going down to basement, put in load towels and do bike for a bit. Might give myself some heat in my hip too. Ba... Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:36:30 EST Grand dogs sitting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6432582 Well am surrounded by 3 dogs all at or near my feet. Our dog, her sister and lol her boyfriend. My daughter has an old boxer litterally on his last legs, his hind end is having issues holding him up, and she has our dog’s sister. They have gone to a wedding so we have them. Next Thursday we have the real grandkids lol. <BR> I have been having a rather hard time past while. Seeing all these people doing so great on keto diet. Yet, when I do do it, I don’t feel great, get even worse muscle cra... Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:40:41 EST Just saw this quote... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6426538 IF YOU DON’T EAT ACCORDING ToO YOUR GOALS... <BR> DON’T EXPECT TO REACH THEM! <BR> <BR> Great reminder with halloween tomorrow! Mon, 30 Oct 2017 16:26:01 EST Thanks buddies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6426400 Well yes I have been missing from here, yet again. I have a few that check up on me. Mollie mac a great spark buddy reminded me I had been quiet. Lol <BR> Been busy losing weight this time... was at the drs for first breast exam after finishing radiation etc and he said have you lost weight? Oh not much if i have, okay we will check in Jan as that’s my physical..sure. So about month ago had lost a bit. But decided this morning to weigh myself, down 13 lbs... must re measure then search out ... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 08:24:18 EST Thanks buddies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6426399 Well yes I have been missing from here, yet again. I have a few that check up on me. Mollie mac a great spark buddy reminded me I had been quiet. Lol <BR> Been busy losing weight this time... was at the drs for first breast exam after finishing radiation etc and he said have you lost weight? Oh not much if i have, okay we will check in Jan as that’s my physical..sure. So about month ago had lost a bit. But decided this morning to weigh myself, down 13 lbs... must re measure then search out ... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 08:24:17 EST Limited internet time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408816 We are rving for few days so not on line much. Still doing okay, off plan today but been doing great overall. Off to bed. Hugs Thu, 7 Sep 2017 21:54:51 EST Fall is approaching! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406248 I love fall, the crisp morning walks with the dog. The colours on the trees and just the change. But oh I so hate winter. However as I always do, I think of September as new start, a freshness to my step. <BR> I saw another friend who blogged the same thing. I haven't been here lots as August was so busy, however September doesn't show as many trips to town as close together. I am hoping I will start a cross stitching group here especially for winter months as don't relish going to the city o... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:28:10 EST Fall is approaching! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406247 I love fall, the crisp morning walks with the dog. The colours on the trees and just the change. But oh I so hate winter. However as I always do, I think of September as new start, a freshness to my step. <BR> I saw another friend who blogged the same thing. I haven't been here lots as August was so busy, however September doesn't show as many trips to town as close together. I am hoping I will start a cross stitching group here especially for winter months as don't relish going to the city o... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:28:08 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6399684 Start of busy week. Not sure what's on agenda for today. I was dreaming on blomidon nursery page. Lol money and gardener needed. I can garden but can't get on my knees so back gets sore pretty quick. <BR> Wed we go to city for hubby dr apointment, stop in see daughter's painting job, been doing her walls and cupboards. Might get hair trimmed or might be Friday when we go in yet again to pick up grands for sleepover. Depending on how hubby does with them energy wise, we might bring them back ... Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:48:07 EST Busy month, busy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6398940 But still going strong. Haven't weighed myself but sincee Jul 28th, only one time have I had anything with sugar or processed,a huge victory. Today - into the city for stitching group, hubby does errands. Wed back, hubby dr, Friday back get the grandkids for a sleepover. Then next Friday pick up a friend who's staying here for 3 days. Stitch, walk just a good time. Off we go. Sat, 12 Aug 2017 07:12:28 EST Still busy rest day today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6397550 I had a good weekend, hubby bit depressed Sunday but better Monday. Our friend came from city and he and I went blueberry picking at the 50/50 place. Then home where he helped hubby cut down a fairly large oak tree which are very plentiful in our area. Oh Sat, I had run to store and ran into an old friend who we've known through military in early 80s. Lost contact for about 15 yrs. he was shopping and wife at home. So today she messaged me and I went over for visit tea. Great visit. Alway... Tue, 8 Aug 2017 15:34:45 EST Bit of rest day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6395701 Even though I called it a rest day, was only cos I told hubby need a rest from picking up leaves, twigs etc. So today got well over my steps, got groceries, ate well, then this eve we walked the dog. A great day, not really a rest day but more so than past while. Thu, 3 Aug 2017 21:42:49 EST Sunny Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6394149 Yesterday was a great day, few chores and some stitching and walking. A hang out day. Today we have some calls to make and chores. Once hubby is up we will put them in order. For now, I have walked, met an old neighbour from city who,lives a few doors up from me now. Small world and I recognized her voice and smile after 18 yrs! <BR> Got rake and shovel out of shed and will go start on huge amount of leaves. Then will move some plants not best time of year but need them moved. Not sure what e... Mon, 31 Jul 2017 08:39:18 EST Really? I have to remember to hit post! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6393470 Came on and was where's my post from the other day? I know I posted. <BR> Anyway had a fantastic day at the gardens, then Thurs we went picked blueberries and went to sister in laws in Truro. Long day... 2 hrs there and 2 hrs back. But had a great visit, she made supper and gave us 1 box raspberries, 3 boxes of strawberries. So yesterday I worked at freezing some and made hubby blue berry muffins. Today daughter and son in law and dogs are coming down. She and I are going to pick more blu... Sat, 29 Jul 2017 11:05:49 EST I started this morning! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6391781 I said I would and I did. Figured such a positive feeling after dr yesterday, do my best now, don't wait till Wednesday. So it may not be best foods right away but better than has been and good choices when we go out to celebrate our anniversary today. <BR> Okay breakfast, better portions and now off for my walk. <BR> Back later! <em>521</em> <em>311</em> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 08:29:36 EST Thankful relieved with drs news http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6391641 Well, we went into town dropped off the dogs at our daughters, then on to dr appointment. She did physical exam, was pleased with skin integrity which is normal and scar which is great. The bumps and lumps she felt were regular in this stage of recovery and all near my scar. So start seeing my gp in 3 months, book mammogram for December which will be a year. <BR> But what I wanted to share, the nurse had to weigh me, I had only gained 4 lbs since surgery and radiation so that's okay. thankfu... Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:33:57 EST Such a fantastic day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6391196 Started off all 3 dogs slept all night! That allowed us to sleep too. Then we worked outside a lotbtoday, moved some plants etc. Did bit of stitching this eve. Got my questions etc ready for my appointment tomorrow. Now off to bed night all. Sun, 23 Jul 2017 22:30:17 EST Thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6390645 I haven't been back long yet, however my motivation is growing! I am excited to get things underway. Doing okay now, but come wed it's start the plan. Tomorrow is booked, monday is city day, Tues our anniversary, but Wed no where to go specifically or to do. Might go pick blue berries, my fav. My goal is to get the freezer full of produce etc as we emptied it when we moved. Food so expensive I can't just go buy and fill. However, I will spend some time today with pinterest and my recipes an... Sat, 22 Jul 2017 14:46:36 EST So tired http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6390292 After working on fence etc and dogs staying over I am so tired. Last night Nico the 10 yr old boxer didn't settle well. He has a health isdue with his back legs that they x when he walks and splay out. Poor boy doesn't seem in pain but looks so sore. So last night he kept going from living rm to my side bed, hearing his foot drag behind. Then 4 am all 3 started barking, think that's when the flyers werevdelivered. The, lol at 5:30 wow what a thunder and lightning storm, so got up at 6. Fed t... Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:02:33 EST Our company http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6389941 Well fence is done, gate is made and our charges for weekend have arrived. They aren't surevwhere daughter and son in law are but they are used to me staying at their place. Should be interesting. More so monday as I have apointment with radiation oncologist for 10 wk check and we will take them home, leaving ours home. She will be like what? <BR> Anyway here's the best buds, our dog on couch, her bf the boxer and her sister on floor. <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c9176218-8... Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:31:39 EST Morning reprieve http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388909 As long as it doesn't rain, we are good to go.... taking till 11:30 off as we both need to recharge. Just us for rest of fence. Half boards are up, still needs upper and lower stringers on, however the brackets are there. Lot of work but thinking positive and envisioning it done! Hope so as dogs arrive Thurs eve.lol my friend is coming to visit along with another friend and her sister inlaw. So hope enough is done that I can stop for while. <BR> So one load laundry out on line. Going to tidy ... Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:41:21 EST Omg sore, tird but half fence done! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388722 Our friend came again today and oh my they started at 9:30 a.m. I started helping after lunch, they worked till 10 p.m! Mostly just that blasted foot hurts. Looks hood and just back and one side left but back is 100 ft and boards going to be screwed in.. <BR> Anyway, in bed then realized I hadn't posted. Just need to keep posting. Night Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:13:52 EST Omg sore, tird but half fence done! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388721 Our friend came again today and oh my they started at 9:30 a.m. I started helping after lunch, they worked till 10 p.m! Mostly just that blasted foot hurts. Looks hood and just back and one side left but back is 100 ft and boards going to be screwed in.. <BR> Anyway, in bed then realized I hadn't posted. Just need to keep posting. Night Mon, 17 Jul 2017 22:13:51 EST My cross stitch http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388219 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ea990c5-7cfd-4b7d-81b3-4fb8a31948e3.JPG">. <BR> <BR> Not sure if this worked, however this is the cross stitch pattern that was RAK ed to me. I had mentioned buying myself a new pattern when finished my radiation. A mamographer saw my post and sent this to me. Not totally my style but love it enough and the sentiment from this stranger. So... it is going to take while, years as is 127,200 stitches! I have 1,700 done. Will post picture la... Sun, 16 Jul 2017 17:25:45 EST Better night has helped my foot http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388144 Slept better and so far my foot isn't as bad. Granted son in law is here helping so he and daughter are out helping with the fence. I am tidying up and doing my cross stitching till needed out there. Food still only okay but as am trying to make quick easy meals for the crew, I am fine if I even don't eat junk. <BR> Well off to stitch, someone gifted me a pattern, a pink lily for breast cancer. Has 127,200 stitches! I have 1,700 done! Enjoying it and doing a stocking for grandson as well. <B... Sun, 16 Jul 2017 12:40:02 EST Didn't forget yesterday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6387786 I was so exhausted and sore last night I just couldn't get puter out. Think I mentioned we are going to fence the back yard at our new place. Well our friend, our son and daughter came down. Omg started at 8:45 the two guys left at 8:45. Daughter stayed down as her hubby is coming to help tomorrow. We mixed 25 55 lb bags of cement and shoveled it down around the sono tubes. Help carry stuff and I made supper. Thankfully my backs not too bad but my feet Mm. are soo sore. They throb but have... Sat, 15 Jul 2017 15:08:35 EST Enough http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6387055 Hi long lost friends. I keep checking in off and on, however I MUST get back here, MUST eat healthier. I know, I know have said this since gee 2006 or 8 can't remember when I joined. <BR> However, what does it take? I had breast cancer surgery in Jan, ate well, lost 15 lbs but have totally fallen back on old ways. I keep getting angry, saying what does it take, re ocurrance, diabetes? What, you fool. <BR> I have 40-50 lbs to lose, have been walking daily ince we moved. Love love our much sm... Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:23:16 EST