POSEY440's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=POSEY440 POSEY440'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/ Twenty Pounds http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747090 I am excited I hit my first small goal <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2046882436.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Iam now 1/3 of the way to my goal, I have been getting comments that I look good and they noticed I lost weight feels good and motivational. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:00:06 EST Day Off http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724211 I have decided to take the day off, i fell the other day while walking and my body feels really tired. I have lost 15 pounds since May 1 and this is the first and only day I have not walked. Here is what my calf looks like, kind of like it did when you skinned your knee as a child, as an adult not too good. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1548394779.jpg"> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:54:58 EST Very Upsetting http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717885 I do my walk daily on the Maple River Walk, they have been doing a lot of changes, adding more trees making a park for a friend, repaving the walk way. Has been really nice all the good changes. Yesterday I went for my same walk and I see this <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/8/l489321165.jpg" <BR> <BR> why cant teens just stop defacing property and have common respect for the walkway. Just was so upsetting to me to see this just very disturbing this spray paint cant be ... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:17:16 EST Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708963 One month down and I lost 10 pounds and over six inches in places. <BR> <BR> Happy that I made it sorry I did not win the big prize in the contest I had been doing for the Maple Walk in the month of May around here. i did not miss a day 31 days straight I walked. I also won 3 prizes in the other weeks so I cant conplain just needed that new exercise machine, wanted to win it, I gave it a good try. <em>198</em> Mon, 2 Jun 2014 13:19:46 EST Walk Encounter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5706044 Look what I found out basking in the sun on my morning walk! He let me get pretty close before he went into his hole. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2058834691.jpg"> Thu, 29 May 2014 12:39:40 EST Another Picture http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5699962 At my walk this morning the local library has there tree in bloom it is so beautiful, had to share it also looks like my pictures on my page a little. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1919876746.jpg"> Wed, 21 May 2014 11:24:28 EST Spring is blooming http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697716 Spring is blooming on my walk. They take awhile along the river to bloom. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1929939465.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2055874563.jpg"> Sun, 18 May 2014 14:12:16 EST New Park http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5696520 we just got a new park tooday it was on my walk for the Maple trail, this park is in the name of a friend who lived in this building who past away last year it is very nice.. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1032718899.jpg"> Fri, 16 May 2014 16:15:04 EST Happy Mothers Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5692631 Had to post this my son got this <BR> award yesterday at the graduation of his college students, as a Mom I am so very proud. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1758366225.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> the Claflin University James E Hunter III Faculty Excellence Award!! <BR> <BR> Sun, 11 May 2014 12:43:29 EST MAP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5692106 This is the map at the walk around the bodies of water, which I walk daily. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1302333991.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I start at the far left maple leaf and walk around it, to the east on the map. Sat, 10 May 2014 17:22:34 EST Maple City Walk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5691432 Picture of walk where I do my miles <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1194518956.jpg"> <BR> Fri, 9 May 2014 16:28:46 EST For A laugh http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5690621 Thought I would share picture of me walking on river walk. Have to explain first. LOL It is May and we have shad flies in may for couple of weeks very heavy on the river, plus been very windy so had to make do with this and still walk. No flies in my mouth or on my glasses or wind in my face. My sister made this nice scarf for me. Oh and I am down more weight today too. Hit the eighties. 189.9 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/4/l343943252.jpg"> Thu, 8 May 2014 14:18:49 EST UpDate http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5689759 Well this is my first ending of my first week back on this new life style. I have had success I was 194 when I started I was 191.4 this am. Down 3 pounds. I have done 10,000 steps 5 days in a row and moved myself from 5 th place to first place on Fitbit page for number of steps this week. Not bad. I have walked the river walk every day since it has started, on Friday they will draw for the first gift for the beginning of May. This contest is for the month of may here at the river where I ... Wed, 7 May 2014 11:48:42 EST In A Row http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5687096 Like this in a row term. I now have done my over 10.000 steps for 3 days in a row moved me up to third place on fitbit for my team in steps. <BR> <BR> Very positive right now. I want to shoot for a loss of 4 pounds a month. 1 piund a week and I will be at goal weight before the cruise, <BR> <em>521</em> <em>386</em> <em>244</em> <em>252</em> <em>9</em> <em>248</em> Sun, 4 May 2014 10:54:06 EST Happy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686473 I got 10.000 plus steps for the last two days and on my way today got 7000 so far worked out twice today in am then just finished my river Walk. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1893389067.jpg"> <BR> <BR> One BIG difference it was only 2 pounds but still want to jump for joy. Sat, 3 May 2014 12:40:30 EST Day 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5685001 I just got back from the river walk and I will try and walk daily here on the water to try and win a Golds gym exercise machine at end of month. I have done 56 min and 3 miles and so far, 7000 steps. <BR> feeling very positive my sister just helped me do our measurements. <BR> <BR> Aprox 18 months to get to my goal. I am 194 pounds today. Let see how long it will take, Will take this very slow in no hurry for sure, Thu, 1 May 2014 13:53:19 EST Starting today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5684073 Here I go I weighed myself today I am up to 194 pounds. I have set a goal next Dec. I am going to Hawaii with my sister have to be a lot less weight to walk and enjoy the cruise. <BR> <BR> Got something to do with a reason in my life again. <BR> Did 15 min on the gazelle this am first thing and I am keeping track on intake again. <BR> <BR> Drinking water too. Wonder how much I can lose? I am determined again , my sister woke me up early to do the gazelle. <em>192</em> <em>386</em... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:34:54 EST OMG http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5669101 Well I just hit over 200.000 points here on spark that is really cool. <BR> <em>244</em> <em>252</em> <em>248</em> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:53:32 EST Thanks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5651870 I want to say thanks you for the prayers for I am home. I am tired but we got here and did not miss a plane and all were nice to us. Just need sleep and get over the jet lag. Have ot take Mom to the dr. tomorrow first. She needs to get here medicaid back. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 20:29:17 EST Pray for me! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5650655 I am leaving early this am for NY I am in NV with my 91 y/o Mother, we have a very long day ahead of us. Pray all goes well wit the weather and flights, that she will be ok it is not easy on airlines right now. My Mom has been away from her home all winter, visiting my sister. Now she wants to go home so off we go. Checking in early here before we leave I was up a 6 very anxious. So friends pray all will go well for us. Thanks <BR> <BR> <em>535</em> <em>535</em> <em>535</em> <e... Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:22:59 EST Happy St Patrick's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5649999 Happy St Patrick's Day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1400709410.jpg"> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:35:48 EST Time to party http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5637789 Yes it is time to party tonight is the Oscars and Wednesday is Mardi Gra time, <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l283273431.jpg"> Sun, 2 Mar 2014 15:17:52 EST Sorry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5609219 I want to apologize if i insulted anyone, just trying to help someone, thought friends o n here would like to know what I am doing. Not done to hurt or insult any one was just a request . Will not do it again, sorry for that. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:11:16 EST Thank You http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5602305 Thanks for all the responses I am looking into some suggestions. This makes it hard because she is in NY and I am in SC but I still want to help Ruth's Grand daughter Donna if I can in some way. I will keep trying have not given up yet. <BR> <em>304</em> <BR> <BR> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:14:25 EST Need Info and Help? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5601308 I have a need for help for a friend. I live in a very small town in upstate NY. I have a friend who lives on the same floor with me in a HUD building. She is the one who needs help for her Granddaughter. I am seeking the help for them for they do not know where to get the help they need. I know there are people that can help. I know there is a way. Let me explain. Her granddaughter was just diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She is a young mother for two daughters age 3 and 6. They do not have a... Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:50:57 EST RIP Aunt Lill http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5582965 This year is not starting out good for my Mother, she lost her sister on the 3rd of Jan. she was 87 Mom is 91. It was the last of her relatives except her children. <BR> <BR> Putting a picture I loved of Mom and Aunt Lill on in tribute to Mom, it is a very old picture. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l961440183.jpg">. <BR> <BR> Sun, 5 Jan 2014 12:31:11 EST Happy New Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5577899 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l24486243.jpg"> Wed, 1 Jan 2014 13:02:20 EST New year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5576653 So look what I made last night to try out and see if I could make it for myself for tonight it was very good and the picture came out nice I thought. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l981967158.jpg"> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 12:16:49 EST Happy New Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5572937 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2118155904.jpg"> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 10:37:52 EST Merry Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5571629 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1880253964.jpg"> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 12:53:13 EST Merry Christmas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5571058 Merry Christmas <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/4/l241739097.jpg"> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 10:49:55 EST Happy Birthday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5569314 be good to self today <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l13985379.jpg"> <BR> <BR> liked this one too <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/6/l665353925.jpg"> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 12:55:46 EST Below Zero http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5562205 The weather has been so cold here below zero took this pictures outside my sisters house. <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/1/l910370873.jpg"> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:39:27 EST Happy Holidays http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5558436 wish you all great shopping in the next two weeks. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/7/l773333312.jpg"> Fri, 6 Dec 2013 14:12:36 EST Happy Thanksgiving http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5552377 for you all <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1812177167.jpg"> <BR> <BR> and Mom waiting to eat <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1503406109.jpg"> Thu, 28 Nov 2013 18:52:06 EST Pictures of trip http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5548575 here are pictures from trip so far, one of the Mts here with snow and Me and Mom at casino in Reno. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l871392827.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1392399139.jpg"> <BR> Sat, 23 Nov 2013 18:23:53 EST We are here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5547212 We are finally at my sister's, Mom is very tired but she did well. I am exhausted too. My fitbit said I did 14,00 steps, was in two days really. Lost one along the way with no computer to read it. Will post pictures later of these mountains here in NV very nice. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 20:36:33 EST Excited http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5544509 I have one day and a wake up till Mom and I leave for NV. It will be a very long day on Wednesday for Mom and I pray we make all 3 planes and nothing goes wrong for us. Cant wait to see my sisters home. <em>30</em> <em>9</em> <em>104</em> <em>224</em> <em>334</em> <em>521</em> <em>381</em> <em>382</em> <em>247</em> <em>253</em> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:34:04 EST OK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5538396 So today the articles work must have been a glitch that day oh well ever get those day.?? <BR> <BR> Getting anxious my Mom and I leave for NV on the 20th. It is not going to be easy, traveling with my Mom who is 91 years old. Plus we have to take 3 planes. Going to be a long day for her. <BR> <BR> Can't wait to go, Mom will stay with my sister Sue while I will go on to SC 2 weeks later for2 months, I will be with my Grandson, can't wait has been over 2 years since we have seen each other. ... Mon, 11 Nov 2013 15:36:46 EST AT IT Again http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5537353 What is going on here on Spark. I am trying to do my page, and the articles give you 25 points, only thing is they have changes there way of reading and getting those point I have no idea how it works they stop on the next page with no continue to the end on half of the articles, anyway it is a mess and takes forever to get the 25 points very frustrating. I will have to look around and see if there is a new way of doing it or what?? Anyone else have this issue? or know how to get to these ... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 13:33:06 EST Friends http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5536026 I consider all here my friends. Just wanted to wish you all a great weekend. <BR> <BR> Hey do you like the new changes here on Spark? <BR> <BR> I am getting use to it. <BR> <em>422</em> <em>465</em> <em>426</em> <em>427</em> <em>428</em> <em>429</em> <em>430</em> Fri, 8 Nov 2013 18:04:20 EST Happy Halloween http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5528465 Wish all children to stay safe tonight. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l528345547.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1579001882.jpg"> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:09:40 EST Senior Volunteer of the Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5521488 My Mom and I went to Health Fair today, and Senator Patty Richie presented my Mom with award of volunteer of the year very proud of my Mom. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1351984420.jpg"> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 16:27:34 EST Changes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5519500 I hate changes. I get use to things one way and hate it when they are different. So in saying this there is huge changes here on Spark. Not sure how I feel yet for there are some points that I have no idea how to get. <BR> <BR> I will get use to this what I want is the adds that keep opening up when you try to go to and article. They are constant, we never had so much of a disturbance in trying to just get points or read and article. I know I hate the recipe changes how to even get to one ... Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:44:53 EST Remember Breast Cancer Awareness Month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5515282 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l280421975.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/5/l858170684.jpg"> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:45:05 EST Sorry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5496055 Sorry have not been blogging lately have had health issued have not been able to get on track again. Plus very depressed, but have been keeping my page up daily just not blogging. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:07:37 EST Least We All Forget http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5482791 I really do not think anyone can forget but it is hard to believe haw many years have gone by. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1391645475.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> different and interesting thing to see and realize thought it was cool. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1883438731.jpg"> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:00:42 EST Happy Anniversary http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5465002 <em>384</em> to me been on Sparkpeople 4 years this week. Have not stopped for the whole 4 years this is quite a feat I think. Sat, 24 Aug 2013 15:31:15 EST TGIF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5457300 TGIF to you all hope you all have a nice weekend. I am still nursing this foot but I so want it to heal well before I start over again. <BR> Slow and steady is good. <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l704258371.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> swollen and black and blue for sure, just wanted to show I am not fibbing did hurt foot. lol Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:24:19 EST Laid Up http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5453075 Yes I am laid up with a swollen ankle so I have to put things on hold for a week at least. <BR> <BR> Not fun at all for sure. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:14:31 EST