NILLAPEPSI's SparkPeople Blog NILLAPEPSI's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Joy in the journey... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Long weekend coming! I am so excited! Hubby & I celebrate our 24th anniversary on Monday, so we are going on a little trip. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 24 May 2018 04:17:03 EST Imagine, Believe, Achieve... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Visualization is a key to your success in any endeavor. If you get time today, Google "Benefits of Visualization" and you will be amazed!! <BR> <BR> I think this practice is going to help us get where we're going on this journey. Take a few minutes today to visualize where you want to go, then make it a daily practice. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR>... Wed, 23 May 2018 04:07:56 EST Yo, Gurt!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <em>20</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> My visit with the asthma/allergy doctor was great yesterday! I am able to cut back on my meds! One of the things I had heard for years is that consuming dairy can aggravate asthma & allergies, so about 8 months ago, I gave up consuming dairy daily. I still eat dairy very occasionally, but I get my calcium by consuming high calcium fo... Tue, 22 May 2018 04:19:32 EST Play ball!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hubby & I went to the Nationals/Dodgers game yesterday in Washington, DC with some friends. We had a great time. <BR> <BR> Today, I have an appointment with my new allergy/asthma doctor (my other doctor retired) for my yearly check-up. <BR> <BR> Make it a great day, SparkFriends!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 21 May 2018 07:38:53 EST It's Friday!!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 18 May 2018 03:52:35 EST Office prank... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>40</em> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 17 May 2018 03:57:19 EST Joy, joy, joy, joy... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 16 May 2018 04:10:54 EST No short & easy paths... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Anything worth having is going to take some work. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 15 May 2018 04:16:32 EST A real eye opener!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Don't forget to live!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 14 May 2018 04:13:06 EST Oh, the possibilities... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 10 May 2018 04:16:15 EST Today's mission... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Yes! Especially the "no time for drama." Ugh! Do you know a drama queen? They are so exhausting!! <BR> <BR> <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 9 May 2018 04:13:27 EST What are you telling yourself? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Our words are very powerful. Use them wisely. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 8 May 2018 04:07:08 EST Challenges... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hmmmm. Something to think about today. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 7 May 2018 04:26:23 EST Most beautiful day... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Hello SparkFriends!! I hope you are well. Make today a beautiful day!! <BR> <BR> Today is my last day blogging for a bit. Hubby & I are taking my parents on vacation with us starting tomorrow!! I am so excited!!! We are going to have so much fun!! We have all kinds of cool things planned. <BR> <BR> I will be thinking about you!! Keep on Sparkin'!! <em>529</em> <BR> <BR> My n... Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:07:45 EST Planting & harvest... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:17:21 EST Ohhhh! I need coffee!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I had the hardest time falling asleep last night. Ugh! <BR> <BR> Make it a great day, SparkFriends!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:12:02 EST What's that smell? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:59:36 EST Sometimes ya gotta row... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:19:23 EST Yep!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>420</em> <em>40</em> <em>420</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:15:10 EST Ever done this? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I haven't, but now that I've seen this..... <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:14:23 EST Change takes time... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:09:47 EST Don't try this!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 04:17:57 EST Vow of...whispering? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 11 Apr 2018 04:21:58 EST Coffee kind of day... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Wish there was a coffee IV. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 10 Apr 2018 04:02:18 EST Dogs shouldn't play poker... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <em>338</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 9 Apr 2018 04:16:54 EST Wow! Where does the time go? <img src=""> <BR> <BR> is one of those big milestone birthdays for me. I can't believe it!! Where does the time go? <BR> <BR> Thankfully, I don't feel 50 (most days) & everyone tells me I don't look 50, so I guess that's a good thing. <BR> <BR> My advice to you: Cherish every birthday, SparkFriends. Live life to the fullest!!! Make sure you LIVE every single moment, always look for the good & s... Sun, 8 Apr 2018 07:07:13 EST Lizard on a chair... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> Sooo, after you read it, did you go back & sing it? <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 5 Apr 2018 04:20:10 EST Tee hee!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 4 Apr 2018 04:11:42 EST Make the most of each moment... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 3 Apr 2018 04:19:28 EST Origin of sprite... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 2 Apr 2018 04:06:32 EST Haha! Yep! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Today is my Friday! So excited!! Looooog weekend coming!! Going on a little trip. <em>534</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 28 Mar 2018 04:11:12 EST Mathmachicken!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 27 Mar 2018 04:12:08 EST Yo, Peeps! :-) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>450</em> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 04:07:11 EST Friday!!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Do something today that takes you closer to your goal!!! I have a healthy breakfast & lunch & 2 healthy snacks, packed & ready to go with me to work today. I have my gym bag in the car so I can swing by & get in a good workout before I come home this evening. What is your plan to take you closer to your goal today? I wanna hear all about it! <BR> <BR> <em>33... Fri, 23 Mar 2018 04:13:02 EST "Hair" days... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> I get to go in to work late today! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> Hubby is off again today...lucky duck!!! <em>160</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 22 Mar 2018 05:57:01 EST Spring snow... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Well, yesterday was the first day of Spring here in Virginia & we have a snow day. Crazy weather!! <BR> <BR> Make it a great day, SparkFriends!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:36:23 EST Use your wings!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:16:16 EST Haha!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> My brother would love this!! <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:11:55 EST Another doggie dilemma... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 15 Mar 2018 04:14:20 EST Comet cat... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 14 Mar 2018 04:21:28 EST Watch out for Fred Flintstone... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> We were supposed to get snow and/or icy sleety mess last night, but it missed us. Yay!!! I am so ready for Spring!! <BR> <BR> <em>125</em> <em>126</em> <em>375</em> <em>378</em> <em>376</em> <BR> <BR> So, no Fred Flintstone for us this time around. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 13 Mar 2018 04:15:33 EST Ballerinas, anyone? :-) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> I don't know about you, but that pose would hurt me. <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 12 Mar 2018 04:12:00 EST Yep...every day!! LOL!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> Happy Friday!! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> <BR> <BR> Fri, 9 Mar 2018 04:15:28 EST Aww! Too cute!! :-) <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Thu, 8 Mar 2018 04:10:09 EST The curve... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> Ya just gotta ride it out. Hopefully it will straighten out soon. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Wed, 7 Mar 2018 04:15:41 EST I made it out of bed!! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Tue, 6 Mar 2018 04:07:35 EST Coffee..... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Monday we go!! <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> Keep smiling!! <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <em>390</em> Mon, 5 Mar 2018 04:23:17 EST Poor pooch! <img src=""> <BR> <BR> It's been a challenging week. One of our new employees (my favorite one) quit on Monday via txt message. <em>39</em> She and I had become good friends. She never said anything to me before she quit. My boss txt'd me after I got home from work on Monday night to ask me if this lady had given me a heads up. Of course she had not. My heart is broken. I did call the lady yesterday on my ... Thu, 1 Mar 2018 04:15:27 EST Mega Bites... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> Mom's knee surgery went great yesterday! They had her putting weight on it last night after dinner. I cringed when the doctor said "lots of arthritis, lots of bone spurs, bone on bone." Eek!! Thank you so much for your prayers!! <BR> <BR> Wallahalla: Thank you for the info you left on my blog yesterday. I'll keep an eye out for that. She loves to go sit on t... Wed, 28 Feb 2018 04:00:18 EST Knee bones... <img src=""> <BR> <BR> Good morning, SparkFriends!! <BR> <BR> I am requesting prayer for my Mom today. She has having a long-overdue & much-needed knee replacement today. We hope & pray she has ditched her cane in about 8 weeks because she & Dad are going on vacation with Hubby & me for the first time ever. I'm so excited!!!! <BR> <BR> Thank you so much!! You all have no idea how much you bless me every day.... Tue, 27 Feb 2018 07:39:46 EST