MINNIE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MINNIE MINNIE'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/ computers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745268 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l842253372.jpg"> <BR> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:50:41 EST sad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425957 my sick friend passed away. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 01:02:09 EST emotional day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5392554 ordered tombstones for my parents. spoke to friend who is very ill. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 21:43:56 EST one word answers to blog quiz http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5133155 Copy and Paste into your own blog. Change the answers just as I did when I got this from another Spark Friend. <BR> <BR> Where is your cell phone? <BR> bedroom <BR> <BR> Spouse? <BR> bedroom <BR> <BR> How Is Your Hair? <BR> pretty <BR> <BR> Where is Your mother? <BR> home <BR> <BR> Where is Your father? <BR> Heaven <BR> <BR> What is Your favorite thing? <BR> food :) <BR> <BR> Describe Your dream last night? <BR> forgot <BR> <BR> What is Your Favorite Drink? <BR> milk <BR> <... Mon, 12 Nov 2012 19:14:37 EST my little fatso http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4440950 was able to carry grandchild. wasn't able to carry her equally fat sister 10 years ago. <BR> sister is now thin. wish daddy and brother were, too. Mon, 22 Aug 2011 00:20:46 EST going nowhere http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4368612 at least i'm not gaining, but i want to lose. must exercise more intensely. i'm getting too old for this battle. Sun, 17 Jul 2011 19:35:19 EST again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3864966 i see i was at this point a year ago. i still have a cold. i still weigh 139 pounds (at least i maintained) and i still aim for 135 by end of january. here we go again. Mon, 27 Dec 2010 14:34:26 EST thanks... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2634670 for your responses. Tue, 15 Dec 2009 03:45:49 EST forced http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2631585 deb made me do this. <BR> i wish i could ditch my "cold". <BR> i wish my computer would behave. i spent many hours this week fixing my email because outlook express dumped 2 folders that got too big. cleaned out many duplicates. <BR> i wish i will not gain weight till jan 2. i'd love to lose, but whom am i kidding? Sun, 13 Dec 2009 22:11:38 EST status http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2580955 at least i'm not gaining. but i need to lose. exercising less cause can't shake my "cold". need to get better and back into aerobics and strength, especially with the eating challenges ahead!! Sun, 22 Nov 2009 15:03:42 EST enjoying bootcamp http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2080366 love the resistance band stuff. don't like one of the abs videos. like the old day 4 bootcamp one better. Wed, 20 May 2009 23:18:42 EST bootcamp... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2027043 starts today. hope to lose 4 pounds in may. <BR> i'm a poet and i know it. Sun, 3 May 2009 02:39:05 EST starting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1659293 mom not well. will make it harder to keep up with bootcamp, but gonna do it. <BR> starting at 139. aiming for 130. and want to build muscle along the way. will be thrilled to end january at 135. Mon, 5 Jan 2009 17:30:38 EST last week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1405544 one week left. better use it well. must at least end up at my plateau. wish to be in 130's, though. Sun, 17 Aug 2008 03:38:49 EST use rest of summer. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1378770 essentially have 3 weeks left to my summer, and haven't lost any weight. usually lose in the summer. better catch up. Mon, 4 Aug 2008 00:01:13 EST summer's here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1263064 it's hot , but i can do videos indoors. Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:53:24 EST getting serious again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1217845 am back on track. gonna lose weight this summer by getting fit. <em>7</em> Mon, 19 May 2008 22:32:50 EST frustration http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1032838 one problem after another with my mom. they took out catheter and put her in pamper. how's that going to retrain her to go to the bathroom? say she can't wait for nurse. i say nurse should respond sooner. anyhow, they did test and found uti and gave antibiotic. hope it has no side effect. <BR> <BR> hope i'll be back to plateau tomorrow. now to break through! Sun, 24 Feb 2008 22:50:38 EST serious again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=990340 gonna make this a priority again. mother's crisis hopefully over. will make the time to exercise and watch the food. get back to water. much fruit and veg. enough sleep. socialize and laugh. i'm dreaming!! Wed, 6 Feb 2008 13:09:01 EST prefer message boards http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=919353 i prefer to post on message boards, rather than in my blog. i've been recording carefully and exercised nicely this week (fortunate circumstances). lets see if the scale notices. Sun, 13 Jan 2008 00:17:57 EST recording accurately http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=892610 i think portion distortion has crept in. gonna undo it. plan in advance, too. Fri, 4 Jan 2008 15:03:10 EST serious http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=872007 i was at plateau again last week and gained a pound. gotta get serious and break through this month Wed, 26 Dec 2007 00:27:51 EST almost http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=700831 i'm almost back down at my plateau. will have to try to break through in the winter. it's harder then. Tue, 14 Aug 2007 13:43:49 EST summer's here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=604890 time to get serious. have begun Wed, 13 Jun 2007 14:32:44 EST catchup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=556008 reunion was really nice. we've all matured. only 2 obese. glad i wasn't one of them. worth all the effort. now to do even better. Fri, 11 May 2007 17:40:59 EST reunion 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=525321 well i've gained 3 pounds from the company. need to lose them within 2 weeks for the reunion. i'm outa shape since i've been sick so much. even on days i undereat, i don't exercise. Sat, 21 Apr 2007 22:15:12 EST reunion http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=485243 must use it as a motivator Tue, 27 Mar 2007 01:37:38 EST social eater http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=483380 i've decided that's what i am. in addition to my see-food diet. Mon, 26 Mar 2007 02:39:31 EST leftovers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=477812 i thought i'd conquered this one when my kids were little. don't usually have them when it's just us. now with people in the house, i ate the leftovers again. Wed, 21 Mar 2007 22:04:13 EST stuck http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=466666 at least i'm not gaining. still fit into skinny black skirt. Wed, 14 Mar 2007 02:43:35 EST splurge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=453088 had my 2 day splurge. gotta get rid of the new weight. then the challenge begins. Mon, 5 Mar 2007 00:17:35 EST back http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=436286 got rid of what i ate. back at plateau. now to break through. Wed, 21 Feb 2007 10:56:18 EST grandson http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=426171 i have a new one. family weekend and parties will bring diet and exercise challenges. can't wait to hold him. Wed, 14 Feb 2007 01:18:53 EST skirt.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=389810 ...is tight again!!! Mon, 22 Jan 2007 01:03:33 EST i'm gaining. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=383028 haaven't reached goal yet and i'm not even maintaining. HELP! Wed, 17 Jan 2007 18:56:38 EST back to basics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=365997 it's offficial, i'm off my plateau. i'm gaining. i have five weddings coming up, starting tonight. lunch out. <BR> better get serious: <BR> water first. <BR> veggies <BR> fiber <BR> portion size <BR> enter before eating- eat only what entered. <BR> go shopping and cook. <BR> exercise more. <BR> muscle building, too. <BR> exercise before posting <BR> gum for mouth Mon, 8 Jan 2007 14:45:15 EST gaining http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=342650 bad enough i haven't lost in 1.5 years. i think i'm gaining and the weeks ahead will be even tougher. Mon, 18 Dec 2006 17:32:50 EST breakthrough http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=340120 figured out something tough. <BR> annoyed by 2 people today. Thu, 14 Dec 2006 22:05:07 EST frustrated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=332667 was frustrated today. ate a little extra. daily total still o.k. Tue, 5 Dec 2006 21:46:13 EST breakfast http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=331725 forgot to eat breakfast. <BR> made up for it at supper. stomache stuffed. mouth still hungry. took gum. Mon, 4 Dec 2006 20:53:21 EST happiness http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=324152 i have a sign on my fridge :happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have" sparkpeople just wrote about it in email. Sun, 26 Nov 2006 20:04:20 EST parties http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=319379 parties and company (having or being) remain my biggest challenge. three parties in three days. such good food! two weddings coming up and the holidays. i get rid of the weight from one occasion and along comes another. no progress. Mon, 20 Nov 2006 01:32:56 EST gums http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=309664 healthy gums seem to be like healthy weight. both require lifestyle change and constant vigilence. i slacked on my gum care this quarter and the pockets are back. Wed, 8 Nov 2006 22:21:16 EST water http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=305744 not sure i drank any today. i'm not thirsty. my back and knee hurt. my lips are chapped. i'd better go catch up. Sat, 4 Nov 2006 22:30:53 EST plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=304150 i'm addicted to flip words.boggle and wheel of fortune combined. i wish i wouldn't do it till AFTER i exercise. i should make it my reward. <BR> <BR> must plan (make that "shop") so i eat more veggies and fruit <BR> <BR> Thu, 2 Nov 2006 18:41:16 EST journal here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=301522 have moved my journal here. <BR> 3 deaths in one week. ages 71,91 and 101. <BR> i'm at august '05 weight. time to break through. Mon, 30 Oct 2006 21:41:10 EST first http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=299847 my first. can other people respond to these, like in my community journal? Sat, 28 Oct 2006 23:29:12 EST