LEANJEAN6's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=LEANJEAN6 LEANJEAN6'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/ Watch out for the big bad wolf! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767847 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2133304576.jpg"> <BR> I know, that there are days I don't get enough water--- <BR> And look at how much it does for you? <BR> <BR> Changing topics here----at about 3pm yesterday, my steps were sitting at around 7500--I needed 10,000 for the day---so------out I went--in the heat----and not only trudged to the boat landing, but went a bit farther up the highway---- <BR> Living in Northern Ontario, in the bush, I felt like Goldilocks with the ... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:49:06 EST Himself had to pull me outta bed! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5767159 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1625915032.jpg"> <BR> But it's hard----- <BR> Some days it's harder than others----- <BR> -----like this morning! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l535822027.jpg"> <BR> I am pooped!----and for no reason really----- <BR> I mean--it's hot---humid-----and I got the 10,000 steps in yesterday--- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/2/l320062421.jpg"> <BR> I tell myself that----I NEED TO BE AWESOME TO_DAY---... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:37:03 EST A Celebration! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5766507 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1329662501.jpg"> <BR> We were at son#1'a baby Christening yesterday-himself and me-in my 205 lb body! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l709051331.jpg"> <BR> Here is the gorgeous little one---- <BR> It was a very long affair-----but-----very memorable! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1755195409.jpg"> <BR> --some of the Grandchildren there---our Grandkids! <BR> These rituals are what makes a fami... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:29:23 EST Managing---the 205 body... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765871 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1503490717.jpg"> <BR> I am going to glue this to my mouth! <BR> <BR> To-day son#1's wee baby will be Christened--- <BR> Himself and I are going--- <BR> Me and my 205 lb body!--- <BR> There will be a light lunch---bet it will be finger foods--which means--CARBS! <BR> I shall eat some fruits before I go. <BR> It's a lot of "mind over matter"--planning-----what should I put in the 205 body-to help get it to Onederland! <img src="http://photos... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:44:49 EST DOWN another pound-and I'm really old!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5765341 I lost a pound!----- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1439672352.jpg"> <BR> It's about time too!- <BR> I've only been on "Spark" a zillion years--- <BR> I am now 205 lbs--- <BR> My goal for now is to get to ONEDERLAND---- <BR> My goal also is to defeat Diabetes, which is knocking at my door--- <BR> Lord Love A Duck!---- <BR> <BR> So, what has changed in my life? Why now?---- <BR> Well-----Let me tell you--- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1522889372.jpg">... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 07:49:55 EST If the SHOES fit--- http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764729 <em>331</em> --I bought 2 pr of colourful runners , yesterday-- <BR> I was so excited to try them out!--(incidentally they felt so good-'specially on my one sore foot!) <BR> I also bought a new suit--Son#1 and wife are having their baby christened on Sunday. <BR> The suit fits me-----Oh man!----I was happy!- <BR> We live in a town, where we don't have a Mall--It caved in 3 yrs ago---- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l21269091.jpg"> <BR> Our shopping is VERY limited---- <BR... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:29:56 EST A lotta non-sense! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5764059 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1723507987.jpg"> <BR> Well, it's Thursday-----but--to himself, (who does NOT have a weight problem!)--it is his Friday--He is off every Friday. Right now Himself is in the kitchen, chowing down, his mammoth breakfast--This meal goes on for 2-3 hrs--- <BR> He never eats between meals---- <BR> He never eats cake-or sweets----- <BR> He has always been careful what he puts into his mouth--- <BR> -----makes you kinda mad eh?--LOL <BR> <img src=... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:23:26 EST Earwigs and Babushkas! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763347 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1062898226.jpg"> <BR> To-morrow is "hair day" for me---- <BR> Right now-I look like "Zu -Lu" Lady---- <BR> For some silly reason, I've decided to let the hair grow---- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1525302300.jpg"> <BR> It's a bit of a challenge right now- <BR> So--We have rain-----I heard on CBC radio this morning-----that, it will be a good day, if you are an EARWIG--pretty funny! <BR> Yesterday, in the torrents of rai... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:50:05 EST Be AWESOME! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5762656 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l945975992.jpg"> <BR> ..thought y'all needed a smile--- <BR> Isn't it so true though?----When you go away, who do you miss the most?-----your dog-right? <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l174685916.jpg"> <BR> --the above saying ---after my own grown kids-----let me down----will be my motto to-day-----I read all yer comments yesterday, after I was in the depths of despair----appreciated them SO so much------and now it's time t... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:43:02 EST Feelin' old--and sad! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761861 I guess I'm "'Old"'! <BR> It's 4am---I can't get back to sleep--- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1063273394.jpg"> <BR> Yesterday was a Grand Daughter's Birthday---- <BR> Family to me is everything!--We were so looking forward to going---- <BR> Himself called son#3 early in the morning , to ask the time of the get together--- <BR> He was told that it might be better if we didn't attend----that there would be a lot of children there and we might not like that----- <BR> <img... Mon, 18 Aug 2014 04:56:23 EST Steppin' Out! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5761279 I have a stepper--My daughter gave it to me. <BR> Her other half is a Doctor at the Cleveland Clinic. <BR> If they get 10,000 steps everyday, they get a discount on their health care. <BR> I was impressed-totally! <BR> So, she set it for me-----I clipped it on----and the 1st week, I got my 10,000 steps daily. <BR> I get on my Dreadmill daily, so I thought this would be good---just dive right in! <BR> After about 7 days, I was limping---- <BR> The walking outside was destroying my rt. foot! <... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:26:49 EST Onederland is out there..somewhere? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760720 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1522100380.jpg"> <BR> She is one determined woman!!!------not a wimp!--- <BR> - <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l749061057.jpg"> <BR> I feel tired to-day-----"FAT"ique I guess! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l647243846.jpg"> <BR> So--when I dig out the ice cream-----it's my hand that does it! <BR> Yesterday---I did the 1o,000 steps-----ate healthy-----and felt I had a Good day- <BR> This morning I a... Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:52:22 EST Stay Strong! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5760091 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/4/l948219831.jpg"> <BR> It's Friday-----This wee fellow reminds us to count the calories----weigh whether it's worth eating that bowl of ice cream---or--eat an orange----- <BR> Will the extra calories fit into my day? <BR> Saturday is really just another day as far as my body knows--...in fact...... the weekend gives one more time to exercise. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l108425951.jpg"> <BR> I have a goal-----to g... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 07:22:07 EST Blasto free 1 year! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759408 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1601863321.jpg"> <BR> This is Tess---- <BR> It is a year ago to-day that she came down with Blastomycosis--- <BR> "Blasto" is a fungal pneumonia-- <BR> She breathed in a fungus spore. <BR> She is lucky to be alive . <BR> This horrible disease went on for 8 months. <BR> We got a negative test in March. <BR> I continued to Spark through all this---Spark people were kinda my salvation! <BR> They encouraged me-----you people prayed for Tess--an... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:06:07 EST I have a Goal! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758717 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/1/l411773009.jpg"> <BR> But----people who love to eat--""THE RIGHT FOOD"--are the best!- <BR> I used to eat butter----tons of butter-----ice cream--diet coke---- <BR> It has taken years ---(on Spark)-to learn how all that affected me--- <BR> I even, way back when, used to ......smoke! <BR> Lord love a Duck!----We used to smoke on Airplanes-----in the hospital----in restaurants--- <BR> I am not there yet----not at a weight where I feel comfortab... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 06:53:38 EST There is hope! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758034 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1468238367.jpg"> <BR> Interesting ...... <BR> I am a night eater----but...I have learned to try to keep whatever I eat, in the calorie count--- <BR> Fruits---maybe some nuts---tea....water....... <BR> It didn't used to be that way----- <BR> Reading articles every day here on Spark sure has helped ! <BR> I have been on here a zillion years though..... <BR> So.....it does pay off to stick to yer guns-----read the articles----make time for your... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:34:11 EST Remember the pledge? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757341 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/6/l565548873.jpg"> <BR> And THIS is to-morrow----- <BR> Yesterday I did well--till the cake appeared---- <BR> To-day I will make healthy and positive choices so that I can live a healthy lifestyle and reach my goals. <BR> Remember that pledge? <BR> Why is it so difficult to stick to it--every minute of every day??? <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2041803396.jpg"> <BR> And speaking of dogs-----it's time to get out there ... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:35:39 EST "Mindfull" does pay off! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756747 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l112101983.jpg"> <BR> It was utter chaos at our dock yesterday----- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l894700090.jpg"> <BR> For Gramma here (that's me!)---It was a lot of "'mind over matter"!---- <BR> I guess summer is what it's all about right now! <BR> <BR> Last night, we went out for supper---(son#1's restaurant)- <BR> To-day, looking back on the meal, I realize how I have changed (with Spark's help of course)- <BR>... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:10:05 EST Choose to exercise! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5756171 Some days are easier than others, to fit in exercise!- <BR> Sometimes I have to remember to put myself first---- <BR> I seem to be able to accept what the day brings, however, if I get some exercise in, for me-- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/1/l714953538.jpg"> <BR> Lord Love A Duck!-----There is always so much to do-----but---- <BR> It will still be there...after my walk----- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l581732937.jpg"> <BR> To-day I will fit in my wal... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 07:52:04 EST Friday Thoughts... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5755563 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l744458817.jpg"> <BR> Friday -----means we must be even more vigilant-----just because I have a few days , without routine (Sat. and Sunday)--doesn't mean that I can relax with the exercise---the journal--the stepper--eat what is in the frig----be happy-----be kind to yer neighbours--walk the dog----weed the garden----drink more water---- <BR> Oh, the list does go on and on! Lord Love a Duck! <BR> - <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com... Fri, 8 Aug 2014 07:33:29 EST Lord Love A Duck! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754868 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l457640526.jpg"> <BR> This is son#1, the restaurant guy-with his family!----The baby is a miracle child!---She came when they were both in their 40's---Special child!--I just thought I'd share them with y'all! <BR> So-----ya jess neva know......Yu can Spark and think yu are Sparkin'----and it seems not much happens with yer weight-----and one day.....after yu've been on here, a zillion yrs., (as I have)----something clicks in yer brain, and t... Thu, 7 Aug 2014 07:03:27 EST The battle of the Bulge continues! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754130 I have a fault-----Lord Love A Duck----I mean--I will "admit" to this fault!--*S* <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l706954179.jpg"> <BR> I was a student nurse--wore a uniform like this--at Sick Kids in Toronto. <BR> We were taught to stay out of a Doctor's way---LOL--I married a Doctor! <BR> We were also taught-----over and over--and over-------how to make a bed. <BR> Now, to this day-----if the sheets aren't mighter-ed--tucked in properly-----if the pillow opening isn'... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 06:53:09 EST The http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5753411 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2058118659.jpg"> <BR> LOL-----I get a kick outta these crazy sayings!---- <BR> Serious thoughts here this morning however----- <BR> I listened to CBC radio over the weekend--- <BR> A Doctor was talking about people who journal, and how successful they are in their weight loss--more successful than people who are trying to lose weight, but do not keep track of the calories they eat-He maintains that people who write down "what you eat" lose m... Tue, 5 Aug 2014 07:02:57 EST Crazy Holiday here! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752670 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/9/l693564099.jpg"> <BR> It's a Holiday here in Canada--Civic Holiday! <BR> We love it!----- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1381375139.jpg"> <BR> This morning, I wish you all a great Sparkly day---- <BR> We are so fortunate to live where we do---- <BR> Be kind to your "himself"----hug your pet----smile at old people----and ........ <BR> Get that wash out on the line!----(Bet you didn't think I'd say that!-LOL) <BR> Lord Love... Mon, 4 Aug 2014 06:42:53 EST Looking good on the homefront! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5752092 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1511787037.jpg"> <BR> We have a choice----right??-- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l141673437.jpg"> <BR> To-day is a sunny Sunday---- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l725938882.jpg"> <BR> <BR> All is well on the home front here---We are enjoying our break from grown children and their families dropping by---and ......we are almost ready to welcome their visits again-- <img src="http://photos-ak.spa... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 07:53:58 EST Fat Cat's photo shoot! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751520 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l542098379.jpg"> <BR> I tried to be like this, when my medic alert bracelet finally was returned to me-- <BR> You see, it had been at a jewellers to have a clasp changed. <BR> That was 2 mos ago---- <BR> I really believed the new owner of the store had lost it---He had told me every story in the book, as to what had happened to it. He was sarcastic to me--couldn't understand why I was upset---- <BR> I finally called the previous owner of th... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 07:30:17 EST Fat Cat's photo shoot! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751519 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/4/l542098379.jpg"> <BR> I tried to be this, when my medic alert bracelet finally was returned to me-- <BR> You see, it had been at a jewellers to have a clasp changed. <BR> That was 2 mos ago---- <BR> I really believed the new owner of the store had lost it---He had told me every story in the book, as to what had happened to it. He was sarcastic to me--couldn't understand why I was upset---- <BR> I finally called the previous owner of this st... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 07:30:17 EST August---and--We are in it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750858 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1369570980.jpg"> <BR> Here he is----this "tough " little guy!!!- <BR> In Canada, it will be a Holiday weekend--We call it CIVIC HOLIDAY----LOL---- <BR> What does that mean?--- To me, it means, every month in the summer, in Canada, we Canadians <em>636</em> --get a long weekend--and---this is it for August! <BR> -----pretty neat eh?--- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1584776089.jpg"> <BR> Himself and I are planning on doi... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 07:04:04 EST Some Cat stress-----but..... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750170 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1683950613.jpg"> <BR> True eh???? <BR> And to achieve more "time" to your life.....we must move more! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/5/l759657152.jpg"> <BR> Sometimes the number on the scale does not change right away--- <BR> <BR> However----yesterday was stressful for me-----15 yr old Fat cat, you see, is not ""fat"" anymore--In fact, he is downright thin now--too thin!---I've decided (with his permission,) to allow... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:42:58 EST Himself and the TV! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749423 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l503432140.jpg"> <BR> Last evening-----supper time--himself walked into the kitchen, casually, announcing that the TV in the living room was not coming on--- <BR> ""Strange"", I thought!------(because that is my TV----himself watches all his sports on a kitchen TV)--- <BR> Dinner came, and went---- <BR> I went to the living room to turn on my TV-----(because I knew there was no reason for it not to work)----Himself doesn't use it! <BR> IT WOU... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:46:17 EST After the last cat's hung! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748718 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1905185546.jpg"> <BR> Youza!!!--I AM DOWN in weight-ANOTHER pound! <BR> All I know, is that I did over 7000 steps yesterday--- <BR> Maybe ....just maybe.....I will get to ONDERLAND-----I am 5 pounds away--- <BR> Tess, the post Blasto German, (as in dog)--is going to the vet to-day for a rabies shot. This had been postponed due to her Blasto-----I'm a bit nervous even now for her to get this--but--we live in the bush with Lynx-Bear-Racoons---... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:19:18 EST No Hope diet to-day----Ya hear!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747990 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1115618992.jpg"> <BR> But.......I'm not !------That ""Hope Diet""" is not good!! <BR> I am working at Sparking a good day----I even lost a pound--recycled of course, but it's gone! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2123655552.jpg"> <BR> Shocked me too!!-- <BR> The stepper is back on me--but my goal is 5500 to-day---until my one foot feels better! <BR> Yesterday I did 5100 steps-- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:04:22 EST Cowboys and Indians! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747378 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2034017540.jpg"> <BR> Sometimes I forget------ <BR> Last evening however, while crashing in front of the TV----as usual, I could not find too much to watch-- <BR> Now, when I was a kid, there were always cowboy movies on----""Cowboys and Indian" shows---There were good guys, with white horses, being chased by the bad guys----There was usually a girl----Indians scouting the west---- <BR> It's not that we loved these shows--that's all there wa... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 08:35:51 EST Going left!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746796 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l590672584.jpg"> <BR> Doncha feel like this woman??-------I mean---always ""running""---- <BR> Too bad we feel we must do everything-----at once-- <BR> Just for to-day, maybe we need peace-- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1982755463.jpg">--think about it------ <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/6/l264309336.jpg"> <BR> Maybe , just for to-day--I WILL go left----- <BR> Enough of the big lawn repair-----the... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:16:14 EST The weekend tough guy hits again! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746153 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1931623817.jpg"> <BR> Well, here I am--trying to take a picture of "Me"--- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l643762758.jpg"> <BR> This is a "selfy" as they say--- <BR> I had "Hairdresser Hair"--(just got back from the Hair Lady! <BR> Funny how one always takes pictures of everyone else---so--there is never one of ""you""! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l129378398.jpg"> <BR> Counting calories da... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:59:23 EST The weekend tough guy hits again! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746152 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1931623817.jpg"> <BR> Well, here I am--trying to take a picture of "Me"--- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/4/l643762758.jpg"> <BR> This is a "selfy" as they say--- <BR> I had "Hairdresser Hair"--(just got back from the Hair Lady! <BR> Funny how one always takes pictures of everyone else---so--there is never one of ""you""! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l129378398.jpg"> <BR> Counting calories da... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:59:21 EST Oh my! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745452 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1130760751.jpg"> <BR> True eh??? ---- <BR> This is the day the propane truck will pull in here and fill the enormous tank--- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5/l251077976.jpg"> <BR> I'll have to keep you posted, but, it will probably cost a zillion dollars---- <BR> Yesterday I drove into town and paid for this new Propane furnace--- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1130564143.jpg"> <BR> --also, paid fo... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:40:41 EST Coffee please! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744702 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l872182459.jpg"> <BR> Good Morning Sparkly People! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1295373095.jpg"> <BR> Sometimes we need this--- <BR> Yesterday we had a huge propane tank lifted in- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/8/l482767565.jpg"> <BR> It began like this--- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2114033409.jpg">-then finally this..... <BR> The furnace is hooked up and I hate to say it, --but-... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:54:45 EST miss son#2, the Air Canada Pilot! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743985 I do miss son #2, the Air Canada Pilot!- <BR> He has returned home--ready to begin to fly again! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1498530718.jpg">--here he is, up here, with his daughter--- <BR> He is a good, grown up, kid! <BR> While here, he cooked meals-----built a shed down by the lake- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1271529128.jpg"> <BR> He enjoyed life at the dock-- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1990980230.jpg"> <img src="http:/... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:44:13 EST Is there life after company? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743180 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/9/l299472726.jpg"> <BR> We do not have extra people here to-day! <BR> They left early in the morning---- <BR> It seems that we have had company all summer---- <BR> We really haven't --but--it seems that way! <BR> I love my kids--(and Grand Kids)---a lot----I'd love these Grand Kids more, however, if they would pitch in and help-----if only, they would try to at least, to keep the room assigned to them in some sorta order---when they might... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:38:32 EST Trying to conquer the fruit fly! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742547 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1692627604.jpg"> <BR> Good Morning Sparkly People!! <BR> I think I'm working with "'The Battle of the Fruit Fly""! <BR> I appreciate all your comments with ideas-- <BR> All the fruit has been put in the frig--- <BR> And-------I vacuum them now----- <BR> It's almost a continuous thing-----I vacuum them--they reproduce--I vacuum them again........Well, you know-----It goes on and on-----but--I figure one day, I jess might get them all! <BR> We... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:58:54 EST The FRUIT FLY! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741923 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/3/l831779517.jpg"> <BR> This was taken by son#2, the Air Canada Pilot---- <BR> As you can see, it was a beautiful day! <BR> OK--I have a problem here! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l748561729.jpg"> <BR> We have an infestation of-------FRUIT FLIES---all over ------ <BR> We have removed anything that resembles fruit----- <BR> We have traps set--vinegar with sugar in it---- <BR> It catches a few------but---------There are still... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 07:33:02 EST Peace! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741264 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l4360804.jpg"> <BR> FINALLY--It's Friday--- <BR> Lord love a Duck----It has been busy! <BR> And it does look like it will be hot all weekend! <BR> ....which means---more water to drink! <BR> Yesterday I did NOT get all my steps in---stopped at just over 5000---- <BR> We have son#2 the Air Canada Pilot with his family here----which means-----the routine is upset-- <BR> Funny how women cater to other people before they ""do"" for themselves--- ... Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:11:07 EST Steps-company and smile! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740549 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1606805656.jpg"> <BR> .....any day.....(well, ----almost!) <BR> But----I must say, since my 10,000 step streak---I do find I have more energy. <BR> I suffered through a sore foot at first-----suppose one uses different muscles in the foot on the DREADMILL----different than walking I mean----- <BR> But----even that is getting better. <BR> Son#2, the Air Canada Pilot is here now with his daughter, Lady friend and her daughter----lotza people ... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:14:17 EST Sometimes--well-ya know----Be a Pirate! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739849 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l801091518.jpg"> <BR> It's jess me--hoping that y'all have a happy---thoughtful day---- <BR> .....reflect on all the new decisions you are trying to live by------ <BR> ......how we are different now than we were before we began to Spark...... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1445950112.jpg"> <BR> We are attending SPARK UNIVERSITY---almost graduates-----some of the first people to be in this ""Healthy Revolution""!---- <BR> ... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 07:14:50 EST Be Awesome! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739108 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l538437195.jpg"> <BR> Here we are in Vancouver--It's an old picture, but one filled with fun memories. <BR> We met son#2 the Air Canada Pilot--and daughter----there. <BR> <BR> It looks like a storm is imminent here--so I'm typing like crazy! <BR> First of all--all is well here post ""butter knife""! <BR> Praise the Lord!-----another chaotic incident over!=--LOL <BR> Life is good---but one must stay strong!--- <img src="http://photos-ak.spar... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:37:14 EST Lord Love a Duck! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738393 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1053892914.jpg"> <BR> Some days, it's tough being married--- <BR> ---'specially when one's spouse is a Doctor----- <BR> You see, Doctors are used to being catered to, by nurses----I mean, they never have to look for "their stuff"--- <BR> This morning, Himself, could not find the butter knife---- <BR> AND------with all the animals I feed every morning----the litter from Fat Cat--the bed to make--the garbage to get out-the wash to get in and ... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:34:55 EST Ya jess never know! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737737 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1197044396.jpg"> <BR> It's Sunday-----NOT a work day----- <BR> We are alive-----Hmmmmmm---What else can I be thankful for? <BR> Well, I'm NOT sick------ <BR> I'm NOT 800 pounds-- <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l432793168.jpg"> <BR> LOL----and if we live to be even "older""------it will be the healthy foods--the "moving""--10,000 steps----that we put in! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l552059... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:21:24 EST No rest for the Wicked! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737143 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/7/l276138583.jpg"> <BR> LOL-----Doncha wish eh???-------LOLOLOL <BR> NO-----tis Saturday----- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1730611731.jpg"> <BR> WE HAVE to get up--get out there------and.........WALK------ <BR> ....keep the ol' body moving! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l600705608.jpg"> <BR> <BR> We heard yesterday that the guy will be here Tuesday to install our new high efficiency Propane furnace. ... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:31:55 EST positive attitude! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736510 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l131762782.jpg"> <BR> The weekend is around the corner---- <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2063156099.jpg"> <BR> We CAN continue on-----think fresh fruits and veggies--- <BR> I am still using the Stepper-----had to get out for a walk in the afternoon to boost the calories but I made it to the 10,000 steps! <BR> And---the weight has fallen...another .5 pounds --recycled of course-- <BR> There is a book out from Amazon, calle... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:36:07 EST