JUSTA123's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=JUSTA123 JUSTA123'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/ Friday.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6440434 even though I can't shake this cough, I've managed to get some pay it forward time in and today, is the kindergarten Christmas concert, should be a good morning , just have to stop and get some cough drops. Can't believe how fast this year is ending , seems the older I get the faster they go, to think I couldn't wait to be 21 and now I wish I could turn back time, well at least slow it down <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> So I wish you all a really great day, enjoy each day, find the good in it an... Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:54:46 EST Baby it's cold outside.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6439566 Lord it's cold here, this isn't why I live in Fl, I hate cold, but even here mother nature is in control, fortunately we don't get the white stuff <em>244</em> Off to get kids to school then going to wash that grey right out of my hair and send it's on it's way. <em>211</em> do a few chores, then get ready for tonight's concert, which is preceded by the Gingerbread house, a little area where little ones can do their Christmas shopping., tomorrow I will be volunteering in the afternoon at... Tue, 12 Dec 2017 07:48:51 EST Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6439452 So Monday brings more cold weather, but doesn't matter, schedules are full and chores need to be done. Basketball game tonight, tomorrow middle school chorus. Managed to get some laundry done, and a trip to Sam's with my son a good day, my mile is in. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone is having a great day! Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:47:22 EST Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6438752 So it seems the adults here all have colds, and really no time to have them <em>246</em> Christmas fun is in full swing here, next week is not only last basketball game, but the beginning of concerts, and play rehearsal's. Food is definitely a probably but I'm not stressing jusy going to watch my sodium and get my mile in no scales till January <em>211</em> My shopping is done and except for one package I'm waiting for wrapped, so baking can begin! Can't say the same for daughter, she'll... Sat, 9 Dec 2017 09:03:22 EST Wednesday hi jinx.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437881 It seem's the elf had a high flying night last night <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a775a94a-d2be-47ff-ae84-1fa08fc0894b.jpg"> hope everyone has a great day! Wed, 6 Dec 2017 07:50:59 EST Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437588 Tuesday and it's back to the Dentist, after 2 hours waiting in office I left, told them I would have much rather preferred a call saying they were running late then sitting there. Which point she says we're really not running that late, excuse me my appointment was for 10 and it's 12 now! Well we had a flood and only can use 2 chairs, ok but that person you just called appointment was for 11, Oh your chart mus have been pushed to back.. <em>234</em> So we'll try again today, I have a real ... Tue, 5 Dec 2017 07:43:37 EST Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437262 Well, it's Monday and my plate is full again, kids to the bus, dentist, and other errands to run, throw a load of laundry in there and that is pretty much my day. Top that off with waking up with an awful chest cough, I blame that on contact with to many people, and the weather extremely warm, but I will preservere. <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> Hope you all have a terrific day, Happy December! Mon, 4 Dec 2017 07:35:24 EST Sunday.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6437021 The kaos continues, figuring out the new machines, they are LG's so they are beautiful, but tell me do people really want their smart phones connected to their washing machines, it's an option on these machines. It will notify you on what's happening with your machine <em>246</em> With the amount of laundry that gets done here, the notifications would be non stop <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Having some trouble getting the blood pressure in check, even with change in medication, really havin... Sun, 3 Dec 2017 11:21:12 EST Saturday.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6436686 Wow, I can't believe the kaos in this house <em>334</em> Between elves and decorating and school activities it is non stop, Attempting to eat healthy, but it's a struggle at least I'm getting my mile in and my water <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> Today new washer and dryer coming, and yesterday my car was in the shop,it's 12 years old so every once in awhile she needs some work done, definitely cheaper then new car, They are going to a community Christmas thing this morning, and then hopefully w... Sat, 2 Dec 2017 09:57:36 EST Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6435283 Well, got some shopping done today and the things I bought are wrapped and hidden, feeling accomiplished, now it's a waiting game for the stuff that's being delivered, rigth now I think I got everyone, we'll see. <BR> <BR> Waiting on the new washer and dryer, and today I had to buy a new micro wave, ours was getting old and it's been blowing the circuit breaker, time to move on.. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone had a great day, trying to keep positive , got my mile in and a bit more, so I'm pumped.... Mon, 27 Nov 2017 19:38:49 EST Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6434965 Well, it has been a wonderful weekend, but it's time to get back in gear,Today was spent getting house ready for Christmas the outside in almost done as the inside is. A few more days and it will be completed only so many hours in a day <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Tomorrow everyone goes back to school, and that also means I get back on track , I have been lucky to even get a mile in these last few days, that will end tomorrow <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> Hope everyone had a blessed Thanksgiving,... Sun, 26 Nov 2017 20:17:25 EST Happy Thanksgiving... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6434031 Plan for the day, Enjoy it!, Pies are in the oven, and my plan is to make new memories , I hope all of you have a terrific day! Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:00:02 EST Happy Thanksgiving! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6433858 Want to wish everyone a blessed Thanksgiving, right now I'm the only one who hasn't been hit by this stomach bug, that seems to attacked us. Hopefully everyone will be up to par tomorrow. Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:18:41 EST Feeling Good.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6432836 Sunday morning, and while I did get up a few times during the night, I slept in and am feeling refreshed, changed the air filters while most everyone was out, and cleaned most of my closet out. Girls had a friend over and they went in the pool, and played ,...get ready for it.. Christmas music <em>246</em> I didn't say anything they were having so much fun and jumping , dancing and singing, I guess the season has started here. <BR> <BR> Going to try and get my mile in while the rain seems... Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:08:52 EST Positive http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6432207 Good morning, it's a bit chilly here today, but that's okay, had a bad nights sleep but I'm still in a good mood. Thank goodness, the negativity I was feeling for a few days was not good for me, glad I was able to get back in control. Some one told me it's because I'm getting old, jeeze I hope not, can't control getting old <em>246</em> , but I can control how I choose to face the world. For me that's with a positive outlook, living each day blessed that I have another opportunity to watch ... Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:45:41 EST Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6431062 Mail came, my mamo was good, and the day is going well. Got a mile in and the mood seems to be going up, thank goodness, hate it when I don't seem to be able to control my emotions. <BR> Have a great Monday! Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:24:53 EST Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6430696 So the day hasn't been very good , I know it will pass, but I hate feeling like this.. Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:18:25 EST A beautiful day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6429202 Well, it's Tuesday, and a very beautiful day, Got my Mammo and then walked a bit, went to the stores and did a little gift shopping, all in all a pretty good day. It was filled with positive energy, and we all know how good that is for not only our body , but our brains also. <BR> <BR> Dinner is finished and a load of laundry is in, just have to remind the girls to take it out, <em>246</em> otherwise it will sit there till some one needs to use it, gotta love teenagers. <BR> <BR> Hope ev... Tue, 7 Nov 2017 18:50:40 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6428867 So it's been an absolutely beautiful day, got my mile in and some chores done <em>104</em> Tomorrow after I put the kids on the bus I'm off to get the puppies squished. Not a fan but hey once a year isn't going to kill you, but not doing it may. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone had a terrific day, that it was filled with ups and not downsHappy sparking my friends. Mon, 6 Nov 2017 19:32:18 EST Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6428060 Well, it's Saturday and can't say I'm up to par, but working on it, my sinuses are killing me, feel like I've been drinking all night <em>24</em> Of course that's not the case, will get my mile in no matter what , but it may happen this evening, sometimes you have to listen to your body, <BR> <BR> In spite of the sinuses the day looks beautiful, not so hot just humid, sort of like us we can look great but inside not so good, remembering that helps us understand that those close to us may b... Sat, 4 Nov 2017 09:11:15 EST A Beaurtiful day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6427769 So it's Friday and an absolutely gorgeous day here, I got my mile in first thing, it's easy to be motivated when the little one wants to walk to bus stop <em>41</em> Once she wa on her way I was on mine, Just finished having a high protein breakfast, has anyone tried Ezekial Bread, it is gluton free whole grain it's absolutely delicious and filling, guilt free bread you might say. <BR> <BR> Need to hit the store today, can't seem to find my gorilla glue and I have a repair I need to make, ... Fri, 3 Nov 2017 09:21:09 EST Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6427618 Well, I did 10,000 steps today <em>244</em> just kept my self busy and obviously moving <em>246</em> Feeling pretty up and looking forward to relaxing a bit this evening, the goals are still the same get that mile in and enjoy life. <em>104</em> Maybe plan for another vacation, have a great evening my friends! Thu, 2 Nov 2017 20:56:59 EST Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6427148 Well, Halloween is over, and the kids had fun, and when it comes down to it isn't that what it's all about , having fun. We spend so much time worrying about everything we sometimes forget to have fun, we push ourselves daily and forget that part of living is enjoying it. So today I have set a goal actually a few goals, I've started tracking my food again, mainly because I need to get these numbers down, I am going to get my mile in, and most important I'm going to find some joy in this day, ... Wed, 1 Nov 2017 11:35:21 EST Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6426570 Dentist visit over, dinner cleaned up, getting ready to take dog out. It was another chilly day here, so we made a ham and potato casserole for dinner, we don't often do comfort food, because it's usually to hot. <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is suppose to be chilly also not as bad as today, hope it won't be too bad kids are looking forward to Trick or Treat. <em>431</em> <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is also the kindergarten Halloween parade, so I'll be heading up to the school tomorrow afternoon, they all m... Mon, 30 Oct 2017 18:44:39 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6426108 Got up and got my mile in at the park, then stopped for gas and coffee,GD called she got a promotion! Not even 6 months into job, very proud of her and very happy she found something she likes to do! <BR> <BR> Not much planned for today, it is pretty chilly so maybe another walk and something that involves cooking, when it always so hot you look forward to cool days and cooking fall dishes, <BR> <BR> Have a positive Sunday my friends, keep that energy flowing, and remember it's just as easy... Sun, 29 Oct 2017 09:41:42 EST Home! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6425921 Well, I'm back, and finally feeling up to par, 8 days of partying, drinking, and eating, did I mention drinking and eating, wrecked havoc on these old bones, sucks not being as young as we were <em>246</em> I had a fantastic time, and surprise, surprise, I weigh the same as when I started, <em>244</em> , because even though there was a lot of eating, and drinking there was a lot of activity, nobody had a problem getting their steps or exercise in, not that we were worried about it <em>41... Sat, 28 Oct 2017 15:42:59 EST Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6419833 Got my mile in and some chores, son stopped by, they are leaving for South Dakota on Thursday, they are as excited as I am, They are going to see Mt Rushmore, and the Devils Tower, , along with the fact it's already snowing, that's a big deal for us we never see it, lol <BR> <BR> So the plan is we'll all hang out when we get back on the 21, can't believe how fast time is going. Hope everyone is have a terrific day, Remember stay positive and spread that smile! Mon, 9 Oct 2017 19:45:04 EST 6 more days! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6419308 Well, it's Sunday, and the count down truly begins 6 more days and I'll be cruising, 4 till I can hug my sister, going to be a long 4 days, <BR> <BR> We were worried a bit yesterday, Nate was headed toward Pensacola,and that's where GD lives and works, there was flooding and heavy rains but she is fine, <em>244</em> Got some errands to run an one of them being my mile, had a over indulgence few days <em>334</em> , been listening to an audio book when I walk , I figured I'd give it a tr... Sun, 8 Oct 2017 09:12:04 EST Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6418517 Well, a wacky Thursday for sure, but I did do over 10,000 steps <em>104</em> , was just so busy. Getting very excited about my vacation coming up, it's been a long time since I've been away , with just adults, and it's been a year and half since I've seen my sister. We have so much catching up to do <em>41</em> . <BR> <BR> Wishing everyone a night filled with positive energy, and that your dreams are filled with with happiness. Thu, 5 Oct 2017 22:09:31 EST Wednesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6418056 Well, was able to get to the beauty shop today, got my hair permed, and then went and got a pedicure, I will have to go back next week to get the grey covered , but other then that I'm ready to go. <BR> <BR> Was us at 5 this morning, and since I couldn't get back to sleep I showered and did a mile, so that's done, can't believe I'll see my sister in 8 days and cruising in 10..So looking forward to it! Wed, 4 Oct 2017 13:24:10 EST Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6416076 Well, we had a nice visit , the car got fixed and everyone is safely home. Thank goodness, my car went to shop today , looks like I need brakes and a rear cylinder is frozen <em>39</em> Won't be ready till tomorrow, but I've got no errands to run and there are enough cars here if I did. <BR> <BR> Getting excited my sister will be here in 2 weeks, and our cruise starts on 10/14 been getting my mile in, even with the intense heat we've been having here so I'm good. <BR> <BR> Thanks to all o... Thu, 28 Sep 2017 18:09:44 EST long night... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6414340 Going to be a long night GD is on her way home and the car is overheating, so they have to keep stopping to let car cool down, she isn't alone thank goodness. She's still about 150 miles from home.. <em>39</em> <BR> <BR> Got a mile in, early and house is sparkling, with 6 people living here that's a a feat <em>246</em> Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:49:06 EST Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413683 Had a nice day today, many smiles, a nice shopping experience, and a great dinner. Feeling a little stuffed , but blessed.. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:35:37 EST Hump day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413140 Hump day is starting much like yesterday, mile is already in, love it when the kids want to walk <em>224</em> , getting some house chores done today, and getting ready to throw stew in crock pot, everyone has something to do tonight and the crock pot works great for that. <BR> <BR> So the plan for the day is keep busy, keep smiling and spread a little joy wherever I can. <BR> <BR> Have a blessed and positive Wednesday! Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:57:01 EST Beautiful.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412818 wow this morning was beautiful, so beautiful the girls wanted to walk to bus stop worked for me, was able to get my mile in very early <em>244</em> , getting ready to clean up my room , make the meatloaf for tonight, and start arranging first aid kit for cruise, <BR> <BR> Day is warming up it will be about ninety but hey it's Fl. Feeling bad for the carribean, they really don't need mother natures wrath again. <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> Have a great day my friends, keep that positive motio... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:49:05 EST Finally school.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412605 Well the kids went back to school and the house is in order, it was a good day, I went through all the clothes for my trip and made sure they fit, and put them together as sets, don't want to waste time figuring out what to wear, got my mile in and did ok with food, at least I know I will be able to physically keep up with everyone, I won't be the reason they have to slow down. <BR> <BR> So looking forward to "sister time" it's been to long, GD is coming home this weekend for a few days, I'm... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:44:03 EST Give yourself a hug.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412078 Great nights sleep!, Feeling pumped, having coffee , then going to pick up a few more flowers for the front of the house, the sun is shining and it's warm already, but hey that's what pools are for, <BR> <BR> Keeping my mile goal everyday won't be hard, in 4 weeks I'll be cruising, and laughing , catching up with my sister, and just enjoying this beautiful life we've been given. There will be picture taking, even though I hate pictures of me, I will smile my way through them, pictures are me... Sun, 17 Sep 2017 09:53:36 EST Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411898 Well, today started off, a bit tired, but I sat up and said enough, I made a cup of coffee went out and cleaned the pool, followed it up with cleaning out the freezer, as soon as I'm sure the grocers have fresh product out we'll start refilling <em>41</em> , just got back from getting my mile in with the pooch, hopefully sleep will come easy tonight. <BR> <BR> Looking forward to seeing my sister it's only 26 days till I get her from the airport and 28 till our cruise, I need a break <em>2... Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:41:38 EST Feeling grateful! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6410896 Well, its been a few days since I blogged, mostly due to no power, or internet, can't tell you how blessed we are, a few days without power, is better then the destruction this storm caused. <BR> <BR> Got my mile in tonight, so I'm feeling better, I want to thank all of you for your prayers, I know they helped. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 19:37:10 EST Irma.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6409266 Don't know how tomorrow will go, Irma is coming west, which means we are in her path, so please keep Florida in your prayers, and if I have power I'll keep in touch, stay safe my friends! Sat, 9 Sep 2017 08:04:41 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408664 So I haven't gotten my mile in yet today, but I have spent more then three hours washing windows and changing blinds, which have been up forever, will have to do the outside windows after the storm but for today, dust , dust everywhere, but all gone now, vacumn done and garbage out , Ready for another shower,going to spend the afternoon in the pool today, because as you know it's always calm before the storm, and today is one beautiful day in the Tampabay area. <BR> <BR> Have a great day! Thu, 7 Sep 2017 12:57:12 EST Irma , yuck http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408196 Irma is coming and it at this moment looks devastating, our schools are closed to prep for evacuees, I have water, propane, flashlights, I will hit the bank on Friday for cash, and hopefully fill the ice chest. Praying Irma makes a change.. Wed, 6 Sep 2017 07:34:30 EST Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407845 So got up this morning and walked the dog, had a cup of coffee and made sure everyone was ready for school, kids wanted to walk this morning to stop and since it wasn't as hot yet, we did it's a 10 minute walk, I'm ok with it, most days we can't walk home because we've been having showers, <em>39</em> at the time they get home. <BR> <BR> Going to get a few more steps in and then check out Ross, today it's senior day, and some times they have nice stuff, need a new look for my bed and th... Tue, 5 Sep 2017 08:40:09 EST Monday ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407474 So I haven't blogged in few days mostly because, I've been in a not so positive mood, the weather here has been very grey and it does affect me, I become very lethargic <em>24</em> Last night I decided no matter what the weather I was going to wake up and get out , so I did, Got my mile in, and need to take a shower, this morning mother nature decided to let the sun shine, and along with it some heat , needless to say shower in order, but I'm feeling great and looking forward to the day no... Mon, 4 Sep 2017 09:10:15 EST Happy Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406481 So it's Friday, and a long weekend ahead, I am feeling great, I will have my mile in today, and the weather looks great, I'm sure we'll get a shower later, but fortunately nothing like Texas, my heart goes out to those whose lives have been turned over, mother nature, something we can't control, others we can. <BR> <BR> Have a good Friday my friends, so blessed to know all of you! <em>386</em> Fri, 1 Sep 2017 10:38:01 EST Good Thursday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406030 So surgery went well, and other then being a little nauseous I'm feeling fine! No drain since he took it out and cortorized it, so I can take showers and resume walking in another day! <BR> <BR> Going to be a beautiful day today! Thu, 31 Aug 2017 08:01:31 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6405221 So I'm on the move today, tomorrow I will have out patient surgery, to remove the cyst from my upper groin area, have to be there early but should be home by noon. SIL will drop me off and son will pick me up. Not worried it's just a small incision , put one less thing to worry about. <BR> <BR> Hope you all have a blessed day, and if you have a chance lets send some prayers, and positive energy to Texas, it pains me to see the suffering. <BR> <BR> Enjoy the day! Tue, 29 Aug 2017 07:48:26 EST Positive thoughts, you can do it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6404477 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/985bde8b-2d35-4f89-8a26-3f630e37bf0b.png"> Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:31:48 EST Happy Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6403764 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/af354ce4-1d6b-40e2-9732-0032647192eb.png"> Fri, 25 Aug 2017 07:33:22 EST Have a great day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6403370 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ca08484-f888-4d35-9339-9f34e4c8761c.jpg"> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 07:45:06 EST