PURPLE0906's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=PURPLE0906 PURPLE0906'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/ 5/27/2015 Last night, not happy at all http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934976 Last night Melissa and Lilly were going to come over so Melissa could get her laundry done. That never happened, we got a phone call, Melissa crying, upset, some a hole stole her license plate. I got her calmed down and told her she needed to call the police and report it. She called and gave the information to the dispatcher who told her she should wait for the police officer to call her back. Well an hour and a half later, I called the police and asked if the report was done and she told me... Wed, 27 May 2015 07:01:32 EST Tuesday 5/26/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934369 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/16207457-317c-4ffd-b31d-5199c9150d52.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Seems the long weekend went by way too fast. Had Lilly here for the weekend, she is so adorable. Lilly also got time to spend with her Great Grandmother on Sunday. Mom wanted her to stay there so John and I went to BJ's and picked up a lot of groceries. Pat picked up Lilly Sunday night and she was not happy to be leaving, but I let her know she will be back here soon and then we are going to... Tue, 26 May 2015 06:44:24 EST 5-24-2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933370 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8f4bf267-5a37-4ff5-a9e7-0d35f0a0d045.jpg"> Sun, 24 May 2015 08:18:01 EST 5/22/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932364 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db14737a-7439-4a0d-814a-4cd8c163ed67.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/047b799d-33f3-4fa1-b764-cf2153b0aaf2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fb60c0b1-190d-40a3-8440-f016b2026802.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f2191336-b279-4801-9cc1-afe4ee429c58.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yep, just need to get through today and will have a long weekend. Will be watching Li... Fri, 22 May 2015 06:49:15 EST And so it begins http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931203 John and I worked outside last night after the storm. It rained really hard, but too hard and the garden was still so dry. Seedlings are coming up so will be busy every day after work getting them planted. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/09fbc2ae-31fe-4115-a463-92cce4345037.jpg"> <BR> Planted 116 onions, blocked off a place for Lilly, got the structure up for the Asparagus Beans <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/331fecd8-d6bf-4ed5-83ae-3b2... Wed, 20 May 2015 06:26:53 EST Believe in yourself!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930592 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e3dd620b-ec4c-4a78-97be-fe3337023b5f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1e8f5b14-7c5d-4a02-8c59-72740983ad9d.jpg"> <BR> My mini greenhouse I picked up on Mother's day <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9445c38b-2265-4585-9d95-bfd7fcd36f73.jpg"> <BR> Onions that need to get planted <BR> <BR> Was able to get some sleep last night, got up around 5am, made coffee, then got on the treadmill ... Tue, 19 May 2015 06:17:23 EST Sunday 5/17/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929478 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4985ec80-f583-4723-8d02-20d136564c43.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f6bc9015-bcb0-4400-93b8-80ce8021beb6.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0efb9400-d3f2-4a3a-b482-bc845b4bd6ee.jpg"> Sun, 17 May 2015 08:02:51 EST 5-16-2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929280 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4c2d8205-b3ef-4b6e-95d7-bc3611825852.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Was very busy at work this past week, John and I watched Lilly several times also. It's nice we are seeing her more. Had plans for today but some never panned out. Had a long night of coughing and sneezing, woke up tired. Then colitis kicked in so decided not to go anywhere. Did get some cleaning, laundry done and got 20 mins. on the treadmill. Just not feeling all there today. Hoping I will... Sat, 16 May 2015 20:28:43 EST Monday 5-11-2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926169 Yesterday John and I went to Home Depot. I picked up an early start greenhouse, hot pepper plants, an African violet, a mop and a hanging basket for Mom. We then stopped and picked up my prescription, went home, unloaded then went over Mom's. Melissa and Lilly did not come over, she just wanted to rest after working from 6:30 till 2:30. My brother, older sister and her husband were there. We had a nice visit, then came home and started to work around the house. We got the front area weeded,... Mon, 11 May 2015 06:53:27 EST Sunday 5-10-2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925673 Well I never did get to Farmer's Market, my colitis was acting up. Lazed around in the morning, then started to feel better. John and Marty came back from working on the trailer from he$$ so I got outside and we moved the greenhouse out of the garden. Got the garden weeded, tilled. It's still early and the seedlings are popping up, but may wait another week or so before I put them in the ground. Planning on a different design for the garden and we are also making a 4x4 garden that Lilly can p... Sun, 10 May 2015 08:30:20 EST Saturday 5-9-2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925181 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l104568671.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Have a busy day planned. Going to the Farmer's Market this morning, then need to go to Mom's. Taking back her computer that I had cleaned up and picking up tile and china dishes. Then when I get home, plan on cleaning, laundry, working in the garden. Need to get some things done since Lilly will be coming over tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Have a great day everyone!!!! <BR> <BR> Sat, 9 May 2015 06:35:33 EST Woo hoo, its Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924669 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1899371659.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hoping to get a lot done this weekend. Going to be in the 80's this weekend so hoping I will get things done outside. I really need to get the garden weeded, etc and ready for the plants. I did buy a red Hibiscus plant and can't wait to see the Hummingbird's. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1725078675.jpg"> pic of Asparagus beans coming up that Lilly just planted last weekend. <BR> ... Fri, 8 May 2015 07:26:19 EST Feel Better - Yanni http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924466 Using the add link did not work, just copy and paste in the web address, you will not be disappointed, very relaxing :-) <BR> <BR> Yanni - In the Morning Light <BR> <BR> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkCX5xp_<BR>Crg&spfreload=1 <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <BR> Thu, 7 May 2015 20:40:36 EST Tuesday 5/5/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922858 Last Friday Melissa had to go to the Dentist (her back tooth shattered), so she brought Lilly over and John watched her. Lilly was having so much fun so she stayed the night and we had her all weekend long. Sunday Lilly went to Camila's birthday party and had a great time. We are all so glad she has someone to play with around her age here and Lilly is getting outside more. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1014961972.jpg"> Lilly with Pop Pop <BR> <BR> <img sr... Tue, 5 May 2015 06:25:41 EST Thursday 4/30/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920047 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1756667025.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1968311303.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Busy day yesterday. Moved all the stuff from the old refrigerator to the new one. Marty came over and helped John move the old refrigerator to the garage. Melissa and Lilly came over. Lilly discovered the people in the back have a little girl who is 3 years old. They played together for around 4 hours and Lilly did not want to leave. I am so... Thu, 30 Apr 2015 06:40:04 EST Wednesday, hump day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919491 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l193151963.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Glad I did not waste another vacation day. The refrigerator finally got here around 5:30 last night. It did have a small dent in the left side but no biggy since it will not be seen. We just had the guys bring it into the house and we did the rest. Got all the packing stuff out and in place. John got it as level as he could (this house is not level, but what place is). This morning I checked and it is up to temp s... Wed, 29 Apr 2015 06:53:12 EST lol, So much Ginger root http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917850 Yesterday, John and I met his brother and a friend at the local Restaurant Depot (Jetro's). <BR> We picked up a good bit of food, one of which was a 30 lb box of Ginger Root. When we came home, I started to package the food for the freezer only to find out that it was not freezing. The freezer is old, so after a while of surfing on the internet for an upright freezer, my brother in law came here, picked up John and went to get the freezer. They were gone for a while (seems everyone's applianc... Sun, 26 Apr 2015 09:11:45 EST 4/25/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917427 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2111520129.jpg"> <BR> This is how I feel. A while back a spark friend unfriended me. I was told I was was too negative. I was not going to post anything, but it seems to be bothering me. So, I will just say that I feel I am not too negative. I try to be positive, but I am not going to be someone who I am not, and I am not perfect. A person who says they are positive all the time is not real. So I am just going to say good luck to you and pr... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:56:12 EST Benefits of Kiwi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913836 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1660951702.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Kiwis are a nutrient dense food, meaning they are high in nutrients and low in calories. The possible health benefits of consuming kiwis include maintaining healthy skin tone and texture, reducing blood pressure and preventing heart disease and stroke. <BR> <BR> Nutritional breakdown of kiwisA selection of kiwifruit <BR> A Kiwifruit is rich in vitamin C <BR> Per medium fruit, the kiwi contains: <BR> <BR> Calorie... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 09:25:18 EST 4-17-2015 Update & Pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913064 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1896291467.jpg"> Lilly <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l133175134.jpg"> Lilly and Ivory <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1469352991.jpg"> Melissa and Grayson <BR> So happy, was able to spend time with Lilly and Melissa yesterday. After Lilly's Doctor's appointment we made dinner. Lilly wore out pop pop and Ivory, lol <BR> <BR> Happy Friday everyone!! <BR> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 18:22:50 EST 4/16/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912207 Took off yesterday and got a lot of things done. John and I went to the bank, then post office, then off to BJ's. Got everything put away and frozen. We also cleaned out the greenhouse and John put a table in there for the seedlings. Right now only have the onion sets in there, but will soon be adding more. <BR> The other night, Melissa hit her belly with a tote at work and went to the hospital to make sure Grayson was alright. They heard his heartbeat and said he was moving around a lot, s... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:14:56 EST 4/13/2015 Update http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910750 Yesterday was so beautiful, sun shinning, warm temp. Got outside and cleaned in front of the house, cleaned the deck, planted 180 onions (red and yellow onions) in 4" pots. Was another nice day, so after work, I seeded 72 pellets (brussel sprouts, kale, cabbage, romaine lettuce, celery and chickpea). So excited, trying some spring vegetables, hope they do well. Oh yeah, also made more ginger root candy (yum), lol. <BR> John was able to get a membership card for Jetro (they sell bulk) because... Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:57:02 EST Candied Ginger Root http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909240 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l447482959.jpg"> <BR> Candied Ginger Root I made last night, yum <BR> <BR> Candied ginger is known to ease nausea, reduce inflammation, and may even fight certain cancers. <BR> Candied ginger isn't only a sweet pick-me-up -- it's also a centuries-old remedy used to treat nausea, inflammation, and certain cancers. Known for its spicy, pungent flavor and aroma, ginger can be eaten raw, used within a recipe, or in a candied form with crystalliz... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 06:54:36 EST Sunflower Sprouts http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908687 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/8/l382714834.jpg"> <BR> <BR> One of the best ways to enjoy the nutrition of a sunflower is by eating its sprouts. Sunflower sprouts boast a surprising 25 percent protein. They are also rich in stress-busting vitamin B and hormone-balancing zinc. Their sweet taste and hearty texture make a great addition to any salad. <BR> Five healthy reasons to eat sunflower sprouts <BR> 1. Boost your fertility with sunflower seeds and sprouts: Both sunflower... Fri, 10 Apr 2015 06:31:20 EST Thursday 4-9-2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908107 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/7/l87147488.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yesterday, John watched Lilly. He also took her to my Mom's which my nephew was there with his 2 little ones. Lilly loved playing with his daughter. My older sister and husband were there also. Lilly kept following David (my brother in law) and kept telling me she was helping him. I had made chicken, corn and rice and was so happy Lilly ate very well. I felt so bad for Pat when he came to pick her up. When he came t... Thu, 9 Apr 2015 07:01:43 EST Melissa and Lilly 4/2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907518 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1552663451.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Love this picture, can't wait to see Lilly today :-) Wed, 8 Apr 2015 07:25:58 EST Tuesday 4-7-15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906857 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2007483270.jpg"> Tue, 7 Apr 2015 06:36:06 EST Monday 4-6-2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906197 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l183156187.jpg"> Mon, 6 Apr 2015 06:27:30 EST Happy Easter Everyone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5905744 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/9/l79895776.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l162499676.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Long day yesterday. We went up to Melissa's around 1030, John and Marty got 4 truck loads moved, then Pat's cousin and friends came to help around 2:30. So glad the boys came so they could help with the heavy stuff. Pat also got off work around 2:30. We got all but the stuff in the refrigerator moved. Melissa is working today until 2:30 so Joh... Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:37:46 EST Benefits of Bok Choy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901524 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1113623600.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Bok choy is a type of Chinese cabbage that doesn’t look like the typical cabbage. Instead, it has dark green leaves connected to white stalks. One cup has just 9 calories and barely a trace of fat, yet delivers protein, dietary fiber and almost all the essential vitamins and minerals. This makes bok choy a nutrient-dense food that offers several health benefits. <BR> Antioxidants <BR> One cup of shredded bok cho... Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:13:11 EST Health Benefits of Black Pepper http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5901007 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1297335207.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/5/l856889148.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The health benefits of black pepper include relief from respiratory disorders, coughs, the common cold, constipation, indigestion, anemia, impotency, muscular strains, dental disease, pyorrhea, diarrhea, and heart disease. <BR> Black pepper is the fruit of the black pepper plant from the Piperaceae family and is used as both a spice and... Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:48:12 EST Inner Peace http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5899861 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l199366491.jpg"> <BR> <BR> The weather is just crazy. Yesterday morning we had a hard frost here and rained off and on. Today they are calling for rain and going to 68 degrees, then more rain and temps dropping down , and yep snow showers on Saturday. Does not look like old man winter wants to go away. <BR> Oh well, guess I will be doing indoor things this weekend. <BR> Last night John sliced London Broil to make beef jerky, I made the ma... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 06:53:18 EST Tuesday 3/24/15 Too funny http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5898606 Melissa went to the Doctor's yesterday. Before her appointment Lilly calls Pop Pop and says "Pop Pop can you take me to McDonald's, Mommy won't". John was like how can I say no, lol <BR> So they came to the house, then went to McDonald's, then Melissa and Lilly went to the Doctor's for Grayson's check up. He was moving and turning a lot, but they managed to get some pic's of him :-) They came back to the house for a little while afterwards. I had found a couple of baskets with the plastic Eas... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:01:20 EST Monday 3/23/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897927 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/5/l657856325.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a great day!!! <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 06:44:52 EST Sunday 3/22/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5897427 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1956027528.jpg"> <BR> Amen <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2126220288.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> The sun is out today and its a little warmer. Still feeling under the weather (sinus infection), but hoping to get out a little today. <BR> <BR> Hope everyone has a nice day!! Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:53:57 EST Rawr http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5896907 Thought this was cute, Melissa is always texting me with Rawr, Love all my Spark Friends!!! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/5/l553172426.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Well, John is working this morning so the house is pretty quiet. Got the cats and Ivory taken care of, working on laundry and blended Mango and Ginger root for fruit roll ups (leather). Hope it comes out good. <BR> Been extremely busy at work last week and then it snowed all day yesterday, just hoping it will mel... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 09:45:25 EST It's Spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5896288 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/4/l742998977.jpg"> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:37:36 EST Thursday 3/19 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5895701 Still extremely busy at work, even with 3 people covering the Campus. I like to keep busy but there is no way I can get to 20 some people in one day, lol I am getting too old for this. <BR> <BR> Anyway, like I said we received the Excalibur Dehydrator and John could not wait to try it. So he cut up some sirloin steak and I made the Spicy, hot marinade. Below is a pic of some of it. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/5/l451129295.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I took some to work a... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:56:35 EST Doctor's Visit http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5892096 Have been fighting a cold, cough for a while now. But in the beginning of the week was having pain in my forehead and face. The past couple of days I have been calling and leaving a message to the Doctor. No call backs so I finally just went to the office. Was there for 3 hours but was finally seen and have a sinus infection (which I figured I had). I was given a prescription for an antibiotic and cough medicine. Hoping the warmer weather and medicine will clear it up. It's really been around... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:04:49 EST Blah Monday Already http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889637 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1599248153.jpg"> <BR> Yep, that's how I feel this morning. Hoping this week is not as bad as the past 2 weeks have been. One of the techs should be back from vacation so that will make 3 of us supporting the Campus, so hope it is not crazy busy. I like being busy but not like it has been, getting 20-30 calls and everyone wants you there that second is so stressful. <BR> Still coughing, sinuses draining, low on energy. Yesterday I did manage... Mon, 9 Mar 2015 06:44:07 EST Pics from yesterday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889131 Below are some pic's of the Philadelphia Flower Show and Butterfly attraction. It took a little while but we finally found a parking garage that was not full. It was a cold and windy day but at least the sun was out. When we got there the place was extremely crowded (lol and I do not like crowds). We also mostly stood up eating our lunch since it was packed. All the walking and standing took a toll on my back though (was really in pain), so I took a muscle relaxer when we got in the car and a... Sun, 8 Mar 2015 10:06:43 EST Saturday 3/7/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5888542 Well the <em>67</em> is out, still cold but hoping for a good day. Going to the Philadelphia Flower Show and also have tickets for the Butterfly Attraction. We are going with another couple so hope it will be a fun day. I have 2 camera's we are going to take and I plan on taking a lot of pictures. <BR> Sinuses are draining really bad this morning but not going to let that get to me. I know we will be doing a lot of walking so I am hoping the new walking shoes will help me and that my back ... Sat, 7 Mar 2015 08:27:03 EST My beautiful daughter and granddaughter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5887732 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1346715045.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2077464322.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1124961327.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l109546079.jpg"> Thu, 5 Mar 2015 19:38:37 EST Wednesday 3/4/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5886700 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1173195309.jpg"> Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:14:45 EST Sunday 3/1/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884977 Such a blah day, snowed this morning, then freezing rain which it is doing it now. <BR> Did get to BJ's and am so happy stocked up on fresh fruit, vegetables and frozen fruit. Picked up fresh raspberries, blueberries, bananas, asparagus, green and red grapes. Went to the frozen section and picked up bags of frozen mango, strawberry, blackberry, cherry and kale. <BR> Watching the race and thinking asparagus soup sounds really good. So I think we will have ground turkey Toco's and soup for di... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 17:32:39 EST Spinach http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884250 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l431078864.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Dark leafy greens like spinach are important for skin and hair, bone health, and provide protein, iron, vitamins and minerals. <BR> <BR> The possible health benefits of consuming spinach include improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of developing asthma and more. <BR> <BR> This MNT Knowledge Center article is pa... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:51:27 EST Winter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5884090 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/0/l909682745.jpg"> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:35:04 EST My beautiful granddaughter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5883375 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2118323200.jpg"> <BR> <BR> found out today, Lawyer said we can post pictures. Lilly is so beautiful even after the dog attack!! She is still dealing with things, but so full of life, so glad God let us have her here!!! <BR> <BR> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:33:07 EST Incentive http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882888 Below is a picture of where we will be staying in June for 7 days, 6 nights. It's located in Ocean City, Maryland. I booked the room last night. It is on the Boardwalk. Can't wait as we are taking Melissa and Lilly with us. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1053136690.jpg"> <BR> <BR> That being said, I really need to get my butt in gear to lose this weight!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 05:47:25 EST 25 more days till Spring http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880942 25 more days till Spring, can't wait, lol <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2088708354.jpg"> Mon, 23 Feb 2015 07:01:14 EST