SPARKLE1908's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SPARKLE1908 SPARKLE1908'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/ Hump Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935166 Short blog...about to go run errands!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 27 May 2015 12:59:21 EST Tuesday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934465 About to hit the gym and go run some errands...sooooo glad to be off today!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 26 May 2015 09:41:50 EST Memorial day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934077 Hope you are enjoying this day! It's raining here but should blow through soon....I hope! <BR> <BR> TTy Mon, 25 May 2015 16:17:16 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933699 About to go to bed.... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 24 May 2015 22:57:45 EST Soggy Saturday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933157 Ugh...more rain!!!! We need about 2 rain free days so it can "dry out" a little around here...I don't think our lakes, creeks, etc. can take it anymore...I feel bad for those that have to evacuate because of the flooding... <BR> <BR> Looks like I'll be in the house tonight...it's raining too much right now to go out in it... <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a good day!!! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 23 May 2015 19:40:16 EST Last day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932691 Today was my last day at the job...YAY!!!! <BR> <BR> I left early and came home...about to go out to celebrate and then do nothing this weekend...it's supposed to rain so cleaning up will be in order...I am on "vacation" next week and then start my new job on June 1...sooooo excited! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 22 May 2015 19:21:38 EST Thursday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931945 Had a nice, soggy start to the day!!! Storms rolled in this morning and that made the morning drive terrible!!! <BR> <BR> Thank God I made it safely to work...hopefully, the rain is moving out of the area and the commute home will be "peaceful"...fingers crossed!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 21 May 2015 10:58:36 EST Hump Day!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931637 2 days to go!!! <BR> <BR> I was busy today but I'm relaxing now! About to have some dinner and conversation! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 20 May 2015 21:54:57 EST Not Happening... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930775 My soon to be "ex" manager is really trying to give me new projects to work on before I leave ON FRIDAY...he's lazy and thinks I am going to be on calls, etc. so he won't have to be...now why would I start a new project when I am trying to finish the ones I have? My last day is Friday and I have no intention of being here ALL DAY...I will be leaving early...so I have been responding to his emails by making sure that the vendors, contacts, etc. know that I will no longer be here and they need ... Tue, 19 May 2015 11:25:49 EST The countdown begins... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930079 Friday is my last day at my job and then I am off until I start my new position on June 1...I'm soooo looking forward to the break and have no intentions of answering work related text messages...once I quit, they are on their own...sorry to sound mean but they will try to drain you if you let them...they are going to have to figure things out like I did.... <em>211</em> <BR> <BR> I will miss SOME of my coworkers but I have already gotten their contact information...I will NOT miss the ma... Mon, 18 May 2015 10:08:27 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929851 Hope you enjoyed your day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 17 May 2015 22:14:51 EST Saturday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929323 Long day...started early at the beauty shop...then errands...then went out to dinner with a friend...now home relaxing...looking forward to a lazy Sunday.... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 16 May 2015 22:03:34 EST Friday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928609 It seemed like this day would NEVER get here...LOL...that means I have 1 week left here and I'm thinking I should have used up my PTO before I left...my "manager" is really trying to pile work on me but I keep pushing it back...he's not going to use me to get things done "in a hurry" because he sat on them for days/weeks...no bueno!!! <BR> <BR> If I don't know anything, I know that I am not going to be bullied or used by anyone...he should NOT have any direct reports because he is a horrible... Fri, 15 May 2015 11:30:24 EST Thursday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928202 A quiet day on the weather front...we are getting a bit of a break from the rain but it's expected to come back tomorrow evening and over the weekend they expect some severe storms in the evening...hope they are wrong...but we'll see!!! <BR> <BR> I am going to get my nails done tonight instead of tomorrow...and then run a couple errands...we normally have date night on Friday and go out somewhere but neither one of us will want to be stuck out in bad weather so it'll probably be a quiet even... Thu, 14 May 2015 16:43:18 EST Wet Wednesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927497 I know we needed the rain but I am soooooo tired of it...I just want about 2 DRY, sunny spring days...preferably on the weekend...LOL... <BR> <BR> I know some states are practically begging for rain so I guess I should be quiet...I just pray that there is no more flooding/damage locally...it's been pretty bad in Texas... <BR> <BR> We are in for another round of rain...they don't expect the severe weather but even a little rain can cause some areas to flood...fingers crossed...we have severa... Wed, 13 May 2015 11:35:47 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927203 Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> About to meet friends for dinner! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 12 May 2015 22:13:49 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926423 We finally get some sun and I have to go to work...bummer...LOL...and we are expecting rain the rest of the week...we need the rain but not this much and not this soon...so much flooding, lots of tornadoes, lots of power outages...spring is very busy...ready for it to slow down... <BR> <BR> I plan to go to spin class after work...or do something at the gym...haven't decided yet... <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day...back to work I go! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 11 May 2015 14:53:13 EST Happy Mothers Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925997 Hope you enjoyed your day! <BR> <BR> We've had rain, power outages and more rain...hope it's moving on...don't need to have a bad drive in the morning....at any rate I am going to relax and enjoy the rest of the evening! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 10 May 2015 21:34:27 EST Saturday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5925491 Lord knows we needed the rain but I'm tired of it...can't really enjoy your time outside because the storms pop up and roll through...and some are severe...Mothers Day is supposed to be bad weather wise...so we took my mom out today so she could pick out a purse she wanted...we paid for it...she's happy and that's all that matters!!! <BR> <BR> Just got home...about to relax and watch a movie... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 9 May 2015 21:47:35 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924947 I had a loooonnnnggg evening last night...my boyfriend hurt his arm/elbow at work so we spent our evening in the ER getting Xrays, etc...then tried to get home before the bad weather came through.. <BR> <BR> I am soooo sleepy...I'm at home and about to take a nap... <BR> <BR> But on a good note, I lost 2 lbs this week!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 8 May 2015 17:48:00 EST Thursday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924194 It's an overcast day out but thankfully we aren't expecting any of the severe storms that rolled through Oklahoma, and the plains...spring season is here!!! <BR> <BR> I will be leaving work early to go take my drug test for my new job...I'm sooo excited about the chance to get back on track with my career as well as my personal goals... <BR> <BR> Ok, back to work...wanted to get my blog done before I got too busy and forgot!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 7 May 2015 10:11:29 EST Wednesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923624 I got up this morning and went to the gym before work...glad i did that...I have an appt this afternoon with the dentist so I won't be in the mood to work out afterwards...I get really anxious when I have dental visits...it just creeps me out...LOL...but I must go...gotta keep my teeth together!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 6 May 2015 10:45:59 EST Excited!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923268 After what seems like "years" of looking for a new position, I can FINALLY say that I have landed another job!!! It's much closer to my house, pays more and offer a wonderful amount of career development and growth!!! <BR> <BR> I'm soooo excited... <BR> <BR> I start on June 1.... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL <em>334</em> Tue, 5 May 2015 20:17:03 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922314 Back to work...already ready to get off...LOL...it's definitely Monday!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day!! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 4 May 2015 09:36:58 EST Sunday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921819 Didn't do too bad with the eating yesterday...but I did get up and go to the gym this morning...it's a beautiful day outside so my boyfriend got up and cut the grass while I was gone...now doing laundry and going to take his cousin out for dinner this evening for her birthday... <BR> <BR> Have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 3 May 2015 13:14:20 EST Saturday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5921437 Been running around all day it seems...now about to relax before the fight party tonight... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 2 May 2015 18:29:51 EST Friday!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920907 I'm ready for the weekend!!! Supposed to be beautiful weather all weekend long...I am going out with my boyfriend tonight...tomorrow, I'll be doing nothing until the evening when we host a "fight party"...Sunday will be a day of rest!!! <BR> <BR> Ready for it!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 1 May 2015 16:27:01 EST Wednesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919898 Long day at work...about to relax and get some dinner... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:50:28 EST Tuesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919173 Woke up to much cooler weather...it's overcast, cold and damp outside...EEWWEEE... <BR> <BR> Hopefully this will be the last of the bad weather (or so they say) and the sun should be back tomorrow...never know how much you miss it until you go a few days without it...LOL <BR> <BR> I did get to the grocery store and back into my car before the rain started last evening...timing is everything...I had a bunch of bags to load and I was hoping the skies didn't open up on me...but I made it...now... Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:51:03 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918506 I didn't blog yesterday because I was tired...LOL <BR> <BR> My hair stylist had a video/photo shoot yesterday so I was there from noon until 7 pm...it was fun but tiring...while there, the beautiful sunny skies turned dark and some bad weather was brewing..thankfully, nothing happened where I was but I didn't want to be caught on the other side of town or on the road if something did happen...so I left there and came home...then my boyfriend and I ran out to get something to eat and back hom... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:42:45 EST Saturday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917491 Have a good day planned...about to go to my great niece's birthday party...she's 1 year old so I'm sure she won't care that much...LOL <BR> <BR> Then having a date night with my honey...not sure where we are going to go but as long as I am not cooking, I don't care... <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:03:03 EST Friday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5917220 Long day....thankfully the traffic home was good and I got here before the thunderstorms rolled through...they were intense but didn't last long...now about to relax and get ready for my weekend!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:35:10 EST Thursday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5916491 Back at work...hoping it doesn't rain this evening because I want to get to the gym...gotta go pick up my dog from the vet (again) but this is his last treatment until late this summer...YAY!!!! <BR> <BR> He had heartworms when I got him at Christmas so he is being treated for that...otherwise he is a happy, healthy little boy!!! and BAD!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> ttyl Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:45:33 EST Wednesday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915781 Had to take my dog to the vet this morning so I'm working from home today...and washing clothes...and getting ready to go to the store to pick up stuff for dinner...I like working from home...LOL <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:18:41 EST Tuesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5915224 Made it to the gym before work today...boy was I SLEEPY!!! <BR> <BR> Got in 75 mins and 638 calories burned... <BR> <BR> Work has been pretty quiet/steady...ready to go home...hopefully it will be clear weather wise...they said it was going to be sunny today and we have had a quick rain storm this morning and still cloudy now... <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:43:48 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5914583 At work and ready to go home...LOL...but it's been a pretty quiet morning, for a Monday...hopefully the afternoon will be just as quiet... <BR> <BR> Then it's off to the gym and then home... <BR> <BR> But for now...lunchtime <em>4</em> <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:16:06 EST Sunday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913936 What was supposed to be a rest day from a busy Saturday looks to be turning out to be even busier... <BR> <BR> I was planning to cook Sunday dinner only to be told by my boyfriend that he invited a couple of people over for dinner...so I had to go to the store and get extra food to make sure we had enough...I love him but his "social butterfly" side needs to tone down...LOL <BR> <BR> Anywho, I hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 19 Apr 2015 12:33:46 EST Saturday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913512 Been running errands...have a concert to go to tonight...about to relax before I start getting ready... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:25:57 EST Friday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5913029 I made it...LOL...this week seemed very long for some reason...I guess taking off Wednesday made it seem that way!! <BR> <BR> At any rate, I am glad the weekend is here...I have plans so I'll be doing a lot of running around this evening as well as tomorrow...I'll be resting on Sunday!!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:42:50 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5912613 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l201104603.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Long day...about to relax... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:05:32 EST Happy Hump Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911968 I was off today but I had an interview to keep me busy <em>334</em> ..left there and went to the gym...now home to relax and get ready for work tomorrow.... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:20:24 EST Tuesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5911438 I almost forgot to blog for points!!! <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:17:43 EST Monday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5910759 Just got home...about to eat dinner and relax!! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a good day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:20:28 EST A New Week... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909976 Started my day in the gym...got in about 70 mins or so....then went to return something to Kohls...now home to cook dinner...and do nothing the rest of the day!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day... <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:44:40 EST Saturday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5909596 Hope you had a great day....about to go out to eat with my classmate!!! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20:58:30 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908970 I am sooooo ready to get off work!!! Talk about cabin fever!!!! <BR> <BR> I am going out to dinner tonight with my boyfriend and some friends...probably try to get in a movie too...but this weekend, I have nothing planned...and I am going to enjoy it!!! LOL <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day...back to work I go! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:10:06 EST Goals.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5908512 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/1/l315066965.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Still focused on my goals...some days are harder than others but it will all balance out... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:55:55 EST Wednesday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907812 Looks like we are about to get some rain...just in time for my commute home from work...hopefully it will only be rain and nothing severe so I can make it to the gym...if it's pouring down and traffic is bad, I might use this as a "rest day" and go on home... <BR> <BR> Gotta love the spring time...you just never know what is going to happen with the weather...at least that's the case in Texas... <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL <BR> <BR> Wed, 8 Apr 2015 15:21:02 EST Tuesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5907197 Busy day at work...had meetings for most of the day...ready to go...LOL <BR> <BR> I am going to the gym after work...need to relieve some stress!!! <em>29</em> <BR> <BR> Hope you had a good day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 7 Apr 2015 16:33:53 EST Monday...uh oh... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5906502 I have the beginnings of a toothache...that is not cool...my dentist is out of the office this week so I am going to hope that this Advil will do the trick until I can get in there to see her...fingers crossed... <BR> <BR> In the meantime, I will avoid "cold"/'hot" foods as much as I can so I don't hit a nerve...LOL...I was scheduled to go in for my cleaning next month...looks like I'll be bumping that up... <BR> <BR> Gonna try to get to spin class after work...might be running to the pharm... 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