JUDITHANNIE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JUDITHANNIE JUDITHANNIE'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/ Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433995 Just want to wish all my Spark people a very Sparktacular Thanksgiving. I am very thankful for finding this site and all the encouragement I have found here. Also thankful for all the new friends I have met here. I am blessed. <BR> Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:12:14 EST Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6348101 She was supposed to have a bone marrow biopsy and spinal tap today but her platelets were to low. They transfusion her and gave her hopefully last chemo treatment. She's in good spirts and hungry which is a good sign. Thanks for all your prayers Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:54:47 EST Phoenix http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6347377 She is now in Philadelphia , they are going to do chemo and then put her T cells back in which they removed and grew I guess. She will be there 6 weeks for this procedure. After her first treatment she spiked a temp and had to be hospitalized. She needs all the prayers she can get. Thanks in advance. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 07:41:51 EST Phoenix http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6306353 She is home and back in school, woo hoo Fri, 27 Jan 2017 17:36:20 EST Phoenix http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6296585 Poor little Phoenix is back in the hospital, she continues to need prayers. Thanks Thu, 12 Jan 2017 09:20:51 EST Thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6294468 Thank everyone who sent birthday wishes. They were overwhelming but made me feel so special. Thanks Sparkies friends. Mon, 9 Jan 2017 09:21:34 EST Phoenix update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6287364 She was able to go home for Christmas and is now in remission once again. Thank you for all your prayers. Fri, 30 Dec 2016 08:21:42 EST Phoenix update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6278978 She is out of ICU and back on a regular floor. Starting to learn how to walk again and getting her strength back. She is such a trooper. God bless her. Sweet baby. Sat, 10 Dec 2016 11:03:41 EST Phoenix update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6275849 She is off the vent but still in ICU. She is exhausted but not giving up. Thanks for all your prayers Sat, 3 Dec 2016 17:41:27 EST Update on Phoenix http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6272006 She is now in ICU on a vent resting comfortably. They are collecting her Tab cells and looking for the infection. She still needs all of our prayers. Thanks Fri, 25 Nov 2016 13:17:54 EST Prayers warriors http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6268878 Hi Sparkies, need lots of prayers. A little girl we know named Phoenix is 10 and her leukemia has returned for the third time. She needs lots of prayers. Thanks in advance. Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:39:23 EST DH Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6206862 Well today is the big day, DH is being released.......now the challenge begins. Trying to get him back home. We are in Fl. and we live in Michigan. Will be interesting as he is in a wheelchair. Wish me luck. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:08:48 EST DH Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6204721 DH is still in the rehab hospital. Recovering slowly. It's going to be a long recovery. Thank you so much for your support and prayers. I have been with him and can't wait to get home again. Miss our pup Chloe. God bless all. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:25:10 EST Thank you everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6197690 Just a quick thank you to all my Spark friends. Update on DH in a rehab hospital now with a Fx pelvis, rib, ankle. Lacerations, contusions, and concussion. It will be a long recovery but he's alive and fighting. For those who don't know he was in a bad vehicle accident. After seeing the truck don't know how he survived the crash. Thanks to all the prayers, goodies, and friendship. Judy Sat, 9 Jul 2016 18:35:26 EST HAPPY VALENTINES DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6094854 Just checking in to wish all my Sparkies a very happy day. Don't blog much but an so grateful for the site and all the friends I have met. <BR> Judithannie aka Judy Sat, 13 Feb 2016 08:45:33 EST A big thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6064226 I was overwhelmed from all the birthday wishes that I received. Thank you al so much for them. It was a big birthday this time. The bib 70!!!! Don't feel that old most of the time but then there are days I wonder. I try to live each day as a special day that God has given me. Thanks again to all those who wished me a happy birthday. It is surely appreciated. Judy <em>304</em> Fri, 8 Jan 2016 16:45:30 EST Starting over!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6029741 I started out so well, even lost 40#'s the first year. Then life happened and I gained most of it back but......I refuse to give up so I'm starting again. I love Sparkpeople . Have met many friends that have helped me so much when I was down and out. Thanks friends...... <em>252</em> <em>304</em> Tue, 10 Nov 2015 09:18:30 EST iFITVUE http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6018139 Just received my IFITVUE it says it's connected to Spark but I am unable to get it to sync. Any help would be great. Now when I go on the site it's not even offered it just say fitbit??? don't understand HELP!!!!!!!! Thanks in advance. Tue, 20 Oct 2015 10:53:38 EST update SIL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5960049 My sister in law passed away this morning. Thanks to all for your prayers and kind words. She is no longer suffering and my late husband will take care of her now. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:53:57 EST Update on my SIL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5959740 She has been on a vent since the 3rd of July. Her organs are starting to fail. They have made the decision to take her off the vent tonight or tomorrow. Thanks for all your prayers. She is a wonderful lady and she will be greatly missed. My brother will be lost without her. So glad they traveled and went on cruises. He will always have those memories. This is almost the same thing that happened to my late husband 28 yrs. ago. What a nightmare!!!!! Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:48:39 EST Prayers please http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955834 Once again I need prayers for a very good friend in the hospital in ICU with pneumonia. She's on a vent and is not responding to any antibiotics so far. Thanks in advance as I know prayers work. Sun, 5 Jul 2015 12:51:44 EST Just venting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907549 I'm so disgusted with myself. I sabotage myself, no one is to blame but me and it's getting me really depressed. I need some encouragement almost ready to quit and just stay fat!!!! Spark people helped me so much when I started but now I just can't get back on track. Sorry about the rant but just needed to do it. Wed, 8 Apr 2015 08:09:59 EST Thanks in advance http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897972 Once again I'm asking for prayers. It's my middle son who ruptured a tendon in his back by his wing bone. He will have to have surgery to repair it. Thanks in advance, I know prayers work. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 08:04:14 EST Thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5848759 Just wanted to thanks everyone for all the birthday wishes. It's been a good day. <em>304</em> <em>224</em> Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:07:05 EST HAPPY NEW YEAR http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5841801 Just wanted to wish all my Spark friends a very happy new year and hope you all have a sparktacular 2015. Wed, 31 Dec 2014 09:17:08 EST Update on my sister http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5801325 She saw the doctor for the first time after her surgery. He took out 40 staples and x-rayed her arm. She counted 8 screws but the doc said oh there are lots more than that. He also put 3 plates in her arm. Now we wait to see how much nerve damage she has. Thanks for all the prayers. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:15:30 EST update on my sister http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5794862 She had surgery yesterday and it was a tough one. It took 3 1/2 hrs and she now has 3 plates and lots of hardware. The doctor said they did their best but only time will tell. There were lots of bone fragments. It was like a puzzle the had to try to put back together. When she came out of recovery she was in a lot of pain, a million times worse than child birth. spoke with her today and she is still on lots of pain meds but seems to be doing better. Thanks so much for all the prayers. <em>30... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 20:09:22 EST Prayers please http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5793259 I'm asking my Spark friends for prayers for my sister. She was on a cruise ship and fell breaking no shattering her upper left arm. She will find out today when she will have surgery. She is 77 and I'm really frightened for her. Her doctor said she will need at least 2 plates. Thanks in advanced for your prayers, I know they help. I'm living proof. <em>304</em> Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:33:35 EST Happy birthday to my wonderful mother-in-law and late husband http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5770695 Yes, it's my mother-in-laws 93rd birthday and my last husbands birthday also. We lost him almost 28 yrs. ago but I still miss him and have the best MIL a girl/lady could have. I spent the whole day with her the other day and did whatever she wanted to do. Went to the cemetery, took her out to lunch and just spent the day doing whatever she wanted to do. It was great. I am happily remarried and I know Alan would approve and be happy for me. I have 3 wonderful sons who are grown now and have gi... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:47:21 EST Hello Spark People http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5727600 Just here to give everyone an update, and it's not good. I am gaining weight again 5lbs. since last blog and I can only blame myself. I stopped weighing myself daily and it just didn't work, so I am going to start weighing myself daily and charting it once a week again. I have been out of control eating everything under the sun and don't know why. I am going to try to be more disciplined and see what I can do. I've only lost 27 lbs. but it's 27 pounds gone and I don't want it back. A little l... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 08:48:21 EST Hi Sparkies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719022 I haven't been blogging. Don't think what I do is important to other people. Have been writing in my journal foe 200 days but now that's hard to get to. I always have to go help and then if I ask thecorrect question I can get to my journal page. Well I' m going to try to blog more and this will keep me accountable I hope. I really enjoy following your blogs though. <em>40</em> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:30:05 EST Thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5590953 Haven't blogged for a while. Just wanted to thank everyone for all the birthday wishes. It was awesome to see all the Spark friends that I heard from. I don't know what I would do without all mySpark friends. This year I'm going to try to do better on my weight loss journey. It's more than a weight loss journey it's a bond of frendship that I have formed over the years and cherrish forever. Thanks evrryone. Judy Sun, 12 Jan 2014 08:18:16 EST Thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5572399 Thanks for all thegood wishes Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:20:05 EST Merry Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5572122 Just want to wish all my Spark friends a very merry Christmas. Hope everyone is happy and healthy. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:48:45 EST Happy Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5492560 Hello to everyone in Spark Land. Just wanted to wish everyone a blessed Sunday and hope all is well with everyone or as well as it can be. My knee surgery is 8 weeks out now and doing much better. My DH just had carpal tunnel on his good arm 2 weeks ago and is doing fairly well. He had a stroke a year ago and his whole left side was affected so it's difficult for him to do much with either arm right now. He has a good attitude and that's half the battle. Just checking to say hi to all. Keep ... Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:39:30 EST logging food http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5476134 Is anyone else having trouble logging you food to the food tracker? I can do everything else but it won't let me log my food in...... Wed, 4 Sep 2013 21:22:18 EST another update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5471104 Went to the surgeon today for a 6 week check up and all looks good with the knee. Still not happy about the cellulitis put me back on antibiotics for another 10 days. Sure hope it helps. All in all I feel better each day and am walking much better. Continued my therapy for another 2 weeks. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 18:40:24 EST another update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5461068 Knee is doing better cellulitis is gone for the most part. It's been a month and am still in therapy a few more days. Nerves are regenerating so more pain but this to is temporary. Thanks everyone for all your support. Love to all of you Sparkies <em>334</em> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:35:31 EST update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5450745 Just an update on my surgery. The knee is great but developed cellulitis on the lower leg. On antibiotics for that and it seems to be getting better. Therapy is going well and the surgeon is happy with the knee. Thanks again for all the support. Sat, 10 Aug 2013 10:32:41 EST thanks for the support http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5429675 Thanks my Spark friends for all the support Had my first therapy today. Just very tired. Everyday will get better. I am up and walking though. <em>211</em> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 17:54:27 EST update on surgery http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5427632 I'm home and recovering. Still in a lot of pain but up and walking but still feeling some nausea. Feel pretty weak did lots of sleeping today. Hopefully tomorrow will better. Thanks to all that read my blog . My Spark friends are great. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>252</em> Sat, 20 Jul 2013 20:22:09 EST surgery http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425996 Thesurgery was sucess total ,knee up walking a few hours after. Thinking I will go home today. Yyeah!!!!!! Fri, 19 Jul 2013 02:54:44 EST pitfalls http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5404806 My task today is to blog about how I give in and solve it for the next time. I just recently wanted to eat anything and not worry about what it did to my diet plan, I'm still trying to fight this feeling off. I;m going to try to downsize my craving. Hope I can do it!!!! Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:10:04 EST no weight http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5399410 My task today is to talk about if there were no scales how would I know if I were healthy. I would go by how I felt. If I felt good then I think I would be a healthy weight too. Sun, 23 Jun 2013 19:01:39 EST Sabatoge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5354221 I'm blogging today to write about who is sabotaging me. I have come up with it is me, myself and I. I am my own worse enemy. I put up a sign on my pantry door that says EAT FRUIT OR V-8 before you go to snacks that you shouldn't have and so far today it seems to be working. Sometimes I forget what I should be eating until after I have eaten something I should not have eaten!!!!! Hope this will help me do better. Sun, 12 May 2013 17:14:28 EST exercising http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5342187 I have lots of excuses for not exercising. 1 to lazy, 2no energy, 3can't do some of the ones that are suggested, 4 can't get on the floor I'd never be able to get up, I can find all kinds of excuses but am going to try to do better!!!! Wed, 1 May 2013 15:45:05 EST choices http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5333363 Made good choices for food today chose broiled instead of fried felt good about that. Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:06:20 EST HOME http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5319886 The right temperature in a home <BR> <BR> is maintained by warm <BR> <BR> hearts, not hot heads... <em>100</em> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:05:26 EST Home http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5315750 The most important things in <BR> your home are people. <em>224</em> Mon, 8 Apr 2013 11:23:44 EST God http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5314447 Turning to God is always a right turn. <em>67</em> Sun, 7 Apr 2013 09:43:03 EST