QUILTINANDI1's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=QUILTINANDI1 QUILTINANDI1'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/ What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5321087 a 16 year old niece to help put a waterbed together. We both got a great workout! Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:01:51 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5319904 Tues-Free i-phone upgrade special <BR> Wed-Free complete waterbed from friend <BR> Thurs-Internet back up and running again Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:23:58 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5316079 Busy busy days, a much preferred alternative to sitting around waiting to feel better! <BR> (Don't worry, I'm not ocerdoing it, much of my business is in front of a sewing machine) Mon, 8 Apr 2013 15:42:27 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5309206 Got my monthly newsletter writen! Tue, 2 Apr 2013 17:57:57 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5307739 Wow, so much over the last few days; <BR> First and foremost, Easter and all it represents! <BR> My friends Cynthia, Alissa, and Linda, aka the laugh til you snort friends ;) <BR> Blood pressure down fr 165/98 to 122/66 <BR> The lilac bush I've been nurturing since it was sticks is starting to come in this year! <BR> Today is my oldest cat's 19th birthday, very nearly the longest term relationship of my <BR> life :P <BR> <BR> As my Pastor says <BR> GOD IS GOOD ALL THE TIME... Mon, 1 Apr 2013 15:20:19 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5304504 Thurs-My friend Linda <BR> <BR> Fri-Solitude Fri, 29 Mar 2013 15:15:15 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5302221 Tues-Last Euflexa injection of this series ;) <BR> <BR> Wed-I'm glad I am who God says I am, even though most Christians find me to be too different, loud, bold, etc. Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:57:06 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5299832 Sun-Laughing with friends-snort inducing, fall off your chair belly laughs. <BR> <BR> Mon-I just really love my life !! Mon, 25 Mar 2013 17:56:36 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5297313 Have I mentioned spring?? <em>146</em> <em>378</em> Sat, 23 Mar 2013 14:43:13 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5296517 Busy spring days Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:10:48 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5292499 Got back my motivation for recording everything online, didn't lose my motivation for eating healthy and exercising. Hi Guys;) Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:10:22 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5276192 Tues & Wed- Feeling good and being smart enough to get caught up slowly. Wed, 6 Mar 2013 16:10:41 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5273016 OK, THIS TIME I AM OVER THE FLU!!!!!! Note to self, do not over do the first day you feel yourself. Mon, 4 Mar 2013 16:21:17 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5263720 I AM OVER THE FLU!!!!! Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:39:00 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5252832 Spent the morning watching 7-9 year olds playing basketball- - -Hilarious, inspiring Sat, 16 Feb 2013 17:09:43 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5251833 Thurs-Sleep! <BR> <BR> Fri-It's a beautiful day to take a walk, so I did Fri, 15 Feb 2013 16:28:43 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5249418 To be perfectly honest, I'll be grateful when I get home tonight and can go to bed. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:33:58 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5248075 A new friend <em>244</em> <em>220</em> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 17:51:57 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5246774 Sun-My friend's performance and her musical were absolutely amazing. Way to go Cynthia!!! <BR> <BR> Mon-The truly embarrassing amount of time I have with the tv off ;P Mon, 11 Feb 2013 18:12:15 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5244144 Two biggies today; <BR> <BR> --Went to have some comfort food (chicken and rice) at my old serving size because I felt so hungry, ate less than half before I was full. <BR> <BR> --Rode my exercise bike for 20 minutes; first time I've been able to exercise in weeks. <em>334</em> <em>244</em> Sat, 9 Feb 2013 15:49:55 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5242959 Thurs-I always talk about being grateful when my transfusion day is over. I am <BR> INCREDIBLY grateful to the staff who I work with continuously to deal with <BR> my health issues. They are the best, and I couldn't imagine dealing with all <BR> this without them. <BR> <BR> Fri-Going to see a friend perform in the play that kicks off Black History Month <BR> celebrations. My city does a month of weekend activities-pretty awesome <BR> since ... Fri, 8 Feb 2013 14:14:29 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5240441 Just a few more days and I should be cleared to exercise again. FINALLY Wed, 6 Feb 2013 15:44:40 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5239173 I've been asked to teach the high school girls in my church's Girls Ministries (AG version of scouts) Tue, 5 Feb 2013 19:15:12 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5237682 Sun-Finally got a certain person to be honest with me <BR> <BR> Mon-Canceled my satellite tv subscription; there go A LOT of easy excuses! Mon, 4 Feb 2013 19:41:43 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5234836 Monthly big shopping day-DONE! Sat, 2 Feb 2013 19:41:01 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5233480 Seasonal fruits and veggies; just when I start craving something it comes into season ;) Fri, 1 Feb 2013 16:03:08 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5232183 Finding wisdom wherever I can <BR> <BR> Always happy when transfusion day is over Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:40:01 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5229099 My exercise bike; it's cold out there and I'm a wuss ;P Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:12:40 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5227472 Sun-New understanding <BR> <BR> Mon-The strength God gives me Mon, 28 Jan 2013 16:33:42 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5224664 It's raining!!! Sat, 26 Jan 2013 17:44:58 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5223377 The easing of pain; not only is it a relief, but I feel like I can actually DO something. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 17:09:04 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5222075 Tues-Roasted soy nuts, how have I missed these all my life?? <BR> <BR> Wed-Gotta stay with an awesome Bible study <BR> <BR> Thurs-Cortiaone in arthritic knees, they actually bend when I walk now :) Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:54:47 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5217418 Sunday-SUPERB sermon by my Pastor <BR> <BR> Monday-It's always cool when I get to work with a client and we're both seeing the same end product from the get go. I don't know about other artists, but it rare for me. Mon, 21 Jan 2013 17:57:58 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5214559 The encouraging weight loss stories featuring a Spark member in Shape magazine. Love finding encouragement in different places, and LOVE seeing Spark getting the recognition it deserves. <em>250</em> Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:14:48 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5213380 Warmer weather! <BR> <BR> Understanding friends Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:47:24 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5210393 LAYERS-I'm a desert rat, not used to the temperatures ABQ has had the last couple of days. That said, it was great to get out and about today. <em>100</em> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:27:18 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5208651 We got much needed snow and I am happy and inside working on a quilt. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:47:41 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5206739 Sun-Got all those 'little' mending jobs done, and a good part of my winter wardrobe;PP <BR> <BR> Mon-Checked "high" on my energy level for the first t ime in a long while, I'm starting to feel like myself again. <em>334</em> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:16:51 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5203936 Fri-planning for 2013 @ Kidz Church <BR> <BR> Sat-my Spark friends and their comments Sat, 12 Jan 2013 17:27:52 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5200948 Wed-New Bible Study; "Lioness Arising" by Lisa Bevere. Looks awesome. <BR> <BR> Thurs-Picked up new glasses yesterday, prescriptives are SUCH an improvement over the bifocals I had to wear as a kid. MY arms are long enough for me to read again ;PP Thu, 10 Jan 2013 17:58:06 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5197478 Went for a little walk today. It was slow and exhausting, but it feels so good to move;) Tue, 8 Jan 2013 18:32:10 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5195419 Sun-An oldie, but a goodie-a nice warm nap, covered by my cats;) <BR> <BR> Mon-First time exercising, just a few minutes on the stationary bike and some crunches, but it felt great! Tiring, but great. Mon, 7 Jan 2013 17:00:20 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5191532 Fri-Got the OK to start "light" exercise <BR> <BR> Sat-Got my sewing room looking like something besides a crafting supply truck crash site!! Sat, 5 Jan 2013 12:21:34 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5188672 New glasses!! Thu, 3 Jan 2013 18:07:29 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5186410 First time out of the house to go somewhere besides dr/hospital since December. Who knew Wal-Mart could be so fun?? :)) Wed, 2 Jan 2013 14:57:06 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5184255 New year, new start!!! Tue, 1 Jan 2013 15:54:16 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5177884 SOOOOOO happy to be home from the hospital in time for Christmas. Praise God I may not be at my best, but I'm much better than the doctor's who said I wouldn't make 50 said I would be. Looking forward to getting back on track soon, but happy to be where I am; in my house, with my bed, my cats, and my friends. So grateful to know that this program is one that I can come back to after an absence with no explanations needed. Will talk to everyone soon. <em>30</em> <em>20</em> <em>213<... Thu, 27 Dec 2012 15:59:31 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5156443 Got out and walked a bit today. My knees hurt like beasts, but I was moving. Tue, 4 Dec 2012 21:42:16 EST What I'm Grasteful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5154993 Sun-I'm comfortable in my own skin <BR> <BR> Mon-I'm comfortable in my own company Mon, 3 Dec 2012 16:49:20 EST What I'm Grateful For http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5152718 I can sorta bend my knees! Sat, 1 Dec 2012 15:29:46 EST