ROX525's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ROX525 ROX525'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/ Not Getting Spark emails for the second time in a week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413763 So last time I went from Start page to email preferences and saw that "never e-mail me again" was checked so I fixed it. This morning, no email again, so I went to email preferences again and "never e-mail me again" was checked. I definitely did not do this! Wonder what is up?! Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:04:46 EST Thursday Stuff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413511 100 Minutes treadmill and 30 minute stroller/dog walk. Baby is napping now. It is a good day. Have a lovely day. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:21:14 EST Wednesday Stuff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6413197 Two hours twenty-five minutes total between treadmill and dog walks this morning. Just finished decorating for Halloween and vacuumed. Time for lunch and some Hallmark Channel. Have a wonderful hump day! Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:32:01 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412857 90 Minutes treadmill and going on walk now. Have the two granddaughter's today as one is sick. DH will watch them while I go on dog walk. Have a lovely day. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:51:32 EST Monday - Day 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412424 90 Minutes treadmill and a 45 minutes walk pushing the stroller and walking the dog. Have a lovely day. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:54:49 EST Sunday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6412069 Rough night last night as son had a panic attack and was up a lot. No church today as didn't get up until 8, which is 3 hours later than usual. Have a 1 p.m. bridal shower today that I must attend. The joys of motherhood. But still, blessed. Have a good day. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 09:29:59 EST Saturday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411764 90 Minutes treadmill and 50 minute dog walk and it is now 10 a.m. Grocery shopping today and taking my daughter shopping also for her birthday. Hoping to get up to the Apple Festival downtown later also. Have a lovely day. Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:09:53 EST Friday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411422 Finished treadmill and now going on a dog walk. Volunteering as a messenger at the hospital from noon to 4. Going to have two dresses altered for two upcoming weddings around 6. Living life to the fullest today. Have a great Friday. Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:00:10 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6411120 Two hours total treadmill, dog walk & stroller walk. Things are going good also. Hope you have a lovely Thursday. <BR> Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:49:37 EST Wednesday Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6410679 Treadmill, dog walk and then spend day with my BFF. Have a lovely day. Wed, 13 Sep 2017 06:09:10 EST Tuesday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6410344 80 Minutes treadmill and now taking care of the 17 month old. Getting Addy off bus at 2:30 and then staying at my daughter's house until 6:00 p.m. and then I need to take the 5 year old to her parent/teacher conference as my daughter is a teacher and has her old class conferences. Son-in-law has to take the 8 year old to a soccer game with the 17 month old in tow. Busy, busy, busy. Tue, 12 Sep 2017 08:03:46 EST Easy Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6409773 Took a dog walk and then DH & I took the two granddaughters to church. We had a pot luck there and we saw a magician. Came home and relaxed and then went to the 8 years olds soccer game from 5:30 to 6:30. Came home to my husband having fixed dinner so I just sat down and ate! How nice. Going to rest in bed now and watch some television. Have a great weed. Sun, 10 Sep 2017 19:30:38 EST Saturday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6409242 Up early to walk on the treadmill and leave by 9 a.m. for my 8 year old granddaughter's soccer game (chilly out this morning), and go straight to the Cleveland Flea downtown. Then to mall with my DH to pickup a couple things. Hopefully a dog walk before or after that. Then my DH wants to go to the Hoolie House (not sure of spelling, for dinner). Sending prayers also for the people in line of those hurricanes! Sat, 9 Sep 2017 06:13:28 EST Friday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408934 80 Minutes treadmill and have my 17 month granddaughter until noon and then volunteering at hospital from noon to 4. My DH will watch her until my daughter picks her up. Have a great Friday. Fri, 8 Sep 2017 07:50:53 EST Wednesday Stuff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6408343 75 Minutes treadmill before the two granddaughter's came for me to watch for the day. No dog walk today. Poor Tessa. Going to do some volunteer work from 4:30 to 7 later. Hope you are having a lovely day. Wed, 6 Sep 2017 14:34:21 EST School is back in session... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407833 Back to babysitting....Summer is officially over. Have a lovely day. Tue, 5 Sep 2017 08:05:57 EST Happy Labor Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407431 Today's plans...treadmill, dog walk, hair color and then prepare dishes to take to Labor Day family gathering at 3 p.m. Have a great day! Mon, 4 Sep 2017 06:36:03 EST Peaceful Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6407175 Treadmill and dog walk for exercise today. Have the best Sunday possible! Blessings. Sun, 3 Sep 2017 11:10:34 EST September 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406830 100 Minutes treadmill watching The Office, 40 minute dog walk and now off to Sandusky to Menard's as I hear they have a good selection of light fixtures there. Also, fourth day of oatmeal w/Agave for breakfast to work on my cholesterol. Eldest son and his fiancé and dog are coming around 5 and spending the night as they have a birthday party in town. Have a lovely day. Sat, 2 Sep 2017 11:46:09 EST September 1, 2017 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406403 Time to get busy and stick to a good eating plan. Have a wedding on September 30! Cannot believe that the summer is over and it is September of 2017. How did I get to be almost 62?! How are my 3 children in their 30's and 2 closer to 40? I am so blessed and my health is good. Life is so precious. Counting my blessings right now. Have a lovely day. Fri, 1 Sep 2017 07:12:10 EST Thursday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6406004 Stayed in bed an extra hour as was awoken at 3 a.m. because of pounding on my door. Turns out it was the dog pounding against the floor scratching. Couldn't fall back to sleep! Going to walk on the treadmill and hopefully a dog walk if it isn't raining. Leaving around 10:30 to take my DH for stem cell injections in both knees. They have to put him under to take it from another part of his body. Not covered by insurance but he wants to do this in hopes of not having both knee replacement... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 06:46:54 EST Wednesday Stuff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6405662 Got 80 minutes on treadmill before my 3 granddaughter's arrived for me to watch for the day. Plans are for a walk with them and plenty of playtime. Have a lovely day. Wed, 30 Aug 2017 08:23:54 EST Tuesday stuff http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6405450 90 Minutes treadmill while watching episodes of The Office. Only a brief dog walk as it started raining. Ran a couple errands. When my DH got home, we redid two sides of our flower box with the sandstone as had a hit-and-run driver crash into it in the middle of the night taking down the stop and street sign also. They left me a present though (their license plate). I shared it. LOL Tue, 29 Aug 2017 18:31:43 EST Happy Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6405048 80 Minutes treadmill today and no dog walk as babysat my two granddaughter's and then went out light fixture shopping. Just finished last episode of Game of Thrones until next year! Wow. Hope you had a great day. Mon, 28 Aug 2017 17:39:45 EST Saturday & Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6404468 80 Minutes treadmill and 40 minutes dog walk. I was good on my calories yesterday. Off to church shortly and to store. Have a blessed day. Sun, 27 Aug 2017 08:55:20 EST Saturday (Whew!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6404129 80 Minutes treadmill, 40 minutes dog walk, 2 hours weeding, went to the fair with my son, his fiancée and their five children and came home and weeded for 1 1/2 hours more. It is 7:30 p.m. and I am done for the day! Sat, 26 Aug 2017 08:52:48 EST Friday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6403736 Well finally I did not snack last night and went out and pulled weeds instead! Going down to treadmill now and then a dog walk before getting ready to do my weekly volunteering at the hospital. Have a great Friday! Fri, 25 Aug 2017 06:22:25 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6403401 90 Minutes treading watching The Office on Netflix and 50 minutes dog walk watching nature. Headed downstairs to hair my kitchen drapes with my DH. Watching my 16 month old granddaughter at 10 a.m. for a few hours after that. Have a lovely day. Thu, 24 Aug 2017 09:29:21 EST Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6402959 Computer work, treadmill, dog walk and off to Columbus at 10 a.m. to visit my son and family today. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:20:04 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6402610 Down to treadmill and then dog walk before the 16 month old comes for me to watch while my daughter goes in with the big girls to work on her classroom. So happy that my kitchen finally got painted (that means appliances, new hood, countertop, sink, backsplash, flooring and new table and chairs are in. It was great to finally get everything back on the counters and walls. Next...figure out how to hang these new curtains. It has taken the entire summer! Woohoo! Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:11:12 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6402213 Could not sleep last night. 8 a.m. Mammogram and bone density test, guy coming to check my kitchen counter, daughter is painting my kitchen while I watch the 3 girls and eclipse is at 1 that I have to stay in the house for so none of us look up (only 80% eclipse here). Have a lovely day..... Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:18:44 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6402212 Could not sleep last night. 8 a.m. Mammogram and bone density test, guy coming to check my kitchen counter, daughter is painting my kitchen while I watch the 3 girls and eclipse is at 1 that I have to stay in the house for so none of us look up (only 80% eclipse here). Have a lovely day..... Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:18:41 EST Saturday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6401571 Just finished 80 minutes on treadmill. Going to make my second cup of coffee now and frog tape the kitchen for painting Monday. Have a wonderful day. Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:33:39 EST Friday plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6401210 Going down on treadmill and then for a dog walk. Volunteering at hospital from noon to 4. Sometime today will start prepping the kitchen to be painted Monday. Have a great Friday! Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:24:11 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6400990 90 Minute treadmill, 45 minute dog walk and shopped with my 1 year old granddaughter for a couple hours. She is napping now. Hope you have a lovely day. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:04:34 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6400530 Two hours behind schedule (because I am OCD and retired and stick to a schedule) because I slept in an hour and added checkbook reconciliation to my morning. Just walked 85 minutes on the treadmill, showered and now going on a dog walk with my neighbor at 10:30. Have a lovely day. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:16:36 EST My day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6400278 Treadmill, dog walk and to my son's to help him clean the house. That is it in a nutshell. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:42:38 EST Had a great .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6399629 Celebrated my grandson Eli's 7th birthday yesterday. Only missing my 16 month old grandson Kai from the picture as they live out of town. This is me trying to get the 8 of them to line up for a picture. No cooperation from the grandkids yesterday. Looking at this picture my daughter took...they were all messing with me! Have a lovely day. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7cfe881f-cca7-47a3-a4a6-05867a7568f7.jpg"> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:27:40 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6399251 Will have a tough day getting steps in. Headed down to the treadmill for a walk and then leaving at 8 a.m. for an hours drive to go to church with my BFF and then go to an antique show in Medina. Have to drive straight to my son's for my grandson's 8th birthday. Have a lovely day. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 05:52:36 EST Saturday Plans http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6398927 Just finished up computer work, down to treadmill for 75 minutes (watching Netflix), good long dog walk (talking on phone or listening to music), odds & ends around the house, be at soccer field by 11 a.m. to watch granddaughter (fun), off to the much needed grocery shopping, research place to get matching laminate to fix some of my kitchen cupboards, water the neighbors plants (takes 1 to 1 1/2 hrs.) and anything else in between. Stay on track with eating!!! Have a great day. Sat, 12 Aug 2017 06:05:33 EST Friday Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6398522 After get off computer here, treadmill for 80 Minutes. Watch 3 granddaughter's here from 7:30 until 12:45, volunteer at hospital from 1 to 4:30, stay in my calorie range, and hopefully not have to water neighbors new scrubs as calling for rain. Oh please, please, rain! Have a great Friday. Fri, 11 Aug 2017 04:58:00 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6398139 Thursday plans...Finish up computer work, shower, off to babysit, get home at 1, water the neighbors plants for one hour, hopefully get some steps in!!! with a dog walk, stick to eating right and maybe get my kitchen back together if the floor finally gets finished. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 05:08:52 EST Wednesday Plan http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6397765 Treadmill, walk dog, water neighbors plants and then go and watch 2 granddaughters' while my daughter takes the baby to the Cleveland Clinic for testing. Plan is to eat good today! Have a great day. Wed, 9 Aug 2017 06:43:51 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6397517 80 Minutes treadmill and watched the 3 granddaughter's for 6 hours. Time to relax. Tue, 8 Aug 2017 13:42:50 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6396982 75 Minutes treadmill. No dog walk today as Shepherd still has an upset stomach. Just wonder what she ate at my son's house this weekend. As soon as the guy comes to start tearing up ceramic kitchen floor, I will be off with these three granddaughter's to my daughter's house to watch them there. Have a lovely Monday. Mon, 7 Aug 2017 09:06:50 EST Peaceful Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6396679 No dog walks today as my Shepherd doesn't feel good. Left her at my son's yesterday while we went to a wedding. Must have been too much for her. Have a lovely day. Sun, 6 Aug 2017 13:01:40 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6396201 Need to move my car within next hour as my street is closed from 8 to 2 for a parade and festivities to celebrate my town being 200 years old. We have to be out of the neighborhood at 1 to travel 1 1/2 hrs. to a wedding. I am glad I will be able to see the parade before we leave. Have a wonderful day. Sat, 5 Aug 2017 07:00:57 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6395890 Dog walk and finished up on treadmill due to incoming storm. Off to volunteer at hospital from noon to 4. Son, fiancée and 5 kids between the two of them will be coming for dinner and spending the night as a parade passes by my house around 11 a.m. Have a great Friday. Fri, 4 Aug 2017 09:43:20 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6395404 Off for an early morning dog walk before my 3 granddaughter's get here for me to babysit until 4 p.m. Have a good one! Thu, 3 Aug 2017 06:01:33 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6394982 Off for a long....dog walk and leaving at 10:30 for my BFF's as my daughter, 3 granddaughter's & BFF are going to the infamous Miss Molly's Tea Room in Medina Ohio for lunch. Have a lovely day. Wed, 2 Aug 2017 05:59:41 EST